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About Le Whale

Le Whale is situated in the sought after Vermont, Hermanus.
Le Whale accommodation has 2 units on the premises (main house of the owner also on premises):
1. Le Whale Garden Cottage (self catering) beautiful decorated one bedroom cottage with double bed, bathroom with shower, basin and toilet, a fully equipped kitchen, lounge with tv with full DSTV channels, a single bed for a 3rd guest in the lounge. Private entrance.
2. Le Whale Guest cottage (self catering) includes: kitchenette, 2 x 3/4 beds and a bathroom with shower, basin and toilet. Tv with full DSTV channels. Private entrance.

Braai facility available for the guests in the garden.

Guests can enjoy a mere 3 minutes’ walk to the sea and Jan Rabie tidal pool, or venture out to see attractions such as the Fernkloof Nature Reserve and the Hermanus Golf Club.

The popular Onrus beach is only 7 minutes drive from us. Or take a walk on the beautiful cliff path while enjoying the sea view.
Important info:
- Child policy: Minimum age for children is 6 years, children pay as per guest rates.
- Regret, no pets.
- A R150 cleaning fee charged with 1 night bookings.

Covid Safety Approved: Hand wash/sanitizers available. Wearing of masks and social distancing outside cottages. Cottages deep cleaned and disinfected after stays. Register of guests kept.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 5
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 21 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Satellite TV*
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Covid Safety Approved

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

No smoking.
No pets.
Please bring your own beach towels.
Minimum of 2 nights over weekends.
No children under the age of 6 years allowed.



Stay between 19 Feb 2021 and 19 Mar 2021 and get 20% off. Valid every Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Sun.

  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 19 Feb 2021 and 19 Mar 2021)

Availability and pricing

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  • LE WHALE GUEST COTTAGE Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Le Whale guest cottage (attached to the main house) is tastefully decorated and has its own private entrance, comprising... see more Features:  DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Self-catering see more DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Self-catering, Garden views, Fan, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Three-quarter beds
    from $39 For 2 guests
    • Adults
      • LE WHALE GARDEN COTTAGE Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering Le Whale Garden Cottage is a tastefully decorated cottage with secure off-road parking in the sought after Vermont, Herm... see more Features:  DStv, Self-catering, Fan, Television, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
        from $42 For 2 guests
        • Adults

          Reviews for Le Whale

          21 guest reviews Reviews of

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          Michelle Carelse
          28 September 2020

          The accomodation was nice and neat. Owner was nice and helpful as well.

          David Levene
          03 February 2020

          We were made to feel very welcome from the minute we arrived. Could not have asked for more.

          Welri Viljoen
          30 December 2019

          Such a cosy, well decorated place that suits your needs in every way. Private and quiet. Extra touches as rusks and a crocheted rose on the soap.

          Christine Miller
          11 October 2018

          What a lovely find Le Whale was. Spotlessly clean and neat, it had everything I needed. Although I was out all day, I was able to relax in the evenings. I would definitely like to stay here again.

          Ona Cloete
          09 September 2018

          Excellent stay, what you see on the internet is what you get.Real value for money. Host is friendly and helpful. All your needs away from home

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          Le Whale is 8.8km from the centre of Hermanus , the nearest airport 79.8km (Cape Town International Airport).
          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling