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About Hermanus Esplanade

The Greek Isle atmosphere and décor compliments the vacation ambience and the furnishings. You can sit back, slow down and enjoy the beautiful view.

We have 22 self-catering apartments consisting of two, four and six sleepers all facing Walker Bay and providing affordable family accommodation. The apartments range from duplex to free-standing, sea-facing or courtyard units, including an authentic fisherman’s cottage. Each apartment is fully equipped and has its own private braai, secure parking and a games room to keep the kids busy.

All apartments are within easy ambling distance of the village centre amenities and a short drive from our lovely beaches. The charming and sophisticated village offers excellent restaurants, shopping opportunities and amenities for all moods and tastes. Hermanus is a unique, historic fishing village in the Overberg region of the Western Cape where you can deeply inhale the champagne air straight off the sea. Experience the enthralling and magical world of whale watching virtually at your feet or from your seafront apartment during the months of May to December.

Beach: The property is across the road from the ocean.


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Satellite TV*
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 2 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Tariffs are per apartment per night. A minimum night's stay may apply to certain holidays. A minimum stay of two nights are required over weekends. All towels and linen are provided. There is off-street parking for one vehicle per apartment. No pets are allowed and no loud music at all times. No noise after 22:00.

Availability and pricing

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  • Courtyard 2 Sleeper Courtyard 2 Sleeper Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Fully equipped kitchen, 1 double bed, 1 bathroom with shower and or bath. TV with limited channels.
    from R810 Room rate
    • Adults

      Reviews for Hermanus Esplanade

      18 guest reviews Reviews of

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      Elke Sauter, Germany
      10 September 2016

      Positiv ist der Blick aufs Meer: einzigartig!Sehr negativ fanden wir den Zustand der Wohnung: Schimmel, eher feucht, bei Regen tropfte es von der Decke, die Fensterscheiben hatten Löcher, die Terrassentür einen 6cm breiten Spalt, durch den der kalte Wind reinzog.An heißen Sommertagen ist das ok, aber bei uns im September war es ohne Heizung zu kühl.

      Sara Cardin, Spain
      06 September 2016

      Bien situado, buena calidad precio

      Morag Goddard, South Africa
      22 April 2016

      We enjoyed hermanus very much. Hermanus Esplanade is great. Awesone location, right on Sea front. Staff friendly and helpful. 

      Heather Johnson, South Africa
      03 April 2016

      Up to now we have always been happy with reservations made through SafariNow, but after our visit to Hermanus Esplanade we will be a lot more careful before making a booking.  Thankfully we only had 2 nights to endure in the establishment, had it been for any longer we would have moved elsewhere.  The unit was nothing like what is advertised.  The only positive part was the central location and good view.  We could not use the braai as it was falling apart, the fridge was so smelly we did not want to put anything in it.  I could go on, but will rather just say that unless you are looking for...
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      Michael Smith, South Africa
      12 January 2016

      I'm assuming that R500 per night for accommodation in Hermanus during January is relatively cheap. The building itself is dilapidated and most fittings are worn and on the verge of collapse. We were told that there were stairs up to the accommodation but not that these stairs were almost vertical and had to be negotiated every time we wanted to go from the downstairs room to the bedroom/bathroom. Reception offered to phone us the next day with a view to swopping for a ground floor room. This never happened.We arrived on the Saturday and that night some other residents shouted and sang until...
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      Hermanus Esplanade Map

      Hermanus Esplanade is 0.3km from the centre of Hermanus , the nearest airport 87.5km (Cape Town International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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      Every Saturday the Food and Wine Market is hosted at the Hermanuspietersfontein wine cellar. Come and browse the many food and drink tables. Wine tasting is for free, and there really is something for everyone.