Hermanus & Surrounding Accommodation

Hermanus Area Accommodation

@ Arum

... @ Arum offers delightful self catering accommodation in Onrus in the Overberg / Whale Coast region. This is a beautiful and modern Greek-style house situated in Onrus, within walking distance to the beach. Nestled between the mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, Onrus is an idyllic seaside village. Located mere minutes from the tourist-laden Hermanus, it offers a relaxed and tranquil environment, surrounded by unsullied natural beauty. Accommodation: Sleeps up to 9. The self catering house consists of four bedrooms, 3 bathrooms which two are en-suite, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and laundry facilities, and on open-plan living area leading onto an outside entertainment area and garden. There is a fireplace in the lounge and TV with selected channels. The popular resort town of Hermanus is situated between mountain and sea, and has gained world-wide recognition as the worlds foremost land-based whale watching destination. Contributing factors to the success of the town are the mild climate, range of outdoor activities and its close proximity to Cape Town. Onrus is an ideal family location with beach and fresh water lagoon - safe for "kids" of all ages. Our self catering home will ensure that you return to Onrus for many years to come.
From R2200
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Sleeps 9 in 1 units/rooms
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138 Marine Beachfront Guest House

... 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse is an award-winning bed and breakfast in Sandbaai, in the Overberg / Whale Coast region. Voted the Top Destination Award for the Best Four Star Guesthouse in South Africa in 2015. It is a luxurious, upmarket guesthouse with spectacular sea front views. It is one of the few bed and breakfast venues in the Hermanus area which is situated right at the beachfront - any closer and you'd have a whale in your bath! Spend lazy, sun-filled afternoons on the spacious terrace with panoramic views of Sandbaai, the ocean and the surrounding mountains. Relax with a glass of estate wine on the deck next to the beach, or in front of the cosy open fire place and enjoy spectacular African sunsets over the Atlantic Ocean. Or stroll along the coastal path among rock pools, sea shells and fynbos bordering the guesthouse. The extensive breakfast menu changes daily. On request, a picnic can be provided to enjoy on the beach in front of the guest house, and on-site wellness therapies can be arranged. Sandbaai is just a short 5 minutes drive from Hermanus ensuring that there is plenty to see and do. To make the most of your stay in Sandbaai we will gladly assist you with arranging the following: Whale watching boat trips, Shark-cage diving, Golfing, Mountain walks in Nature Reserves, Dinner Reservations, Wine Tasting.
From R2060
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Sleeps 15 in 6 units/rooms
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5 Atlantic Drive

... 5 Atlantic Drive provides spacious self catering accommodation in Onrus, in the Overberg / Whale Coast region of the Western Cape. This stunning, self catering, seafront house is located in Onrus River, with spectacular ocean and mountain views. Minutes walk from a sandy beach and tidal pool, and a variety of excellent restaurants. 10 to 15 minutes drive from Hermanus, known as one of the world's best whale viewing sites with many shops and restaurants. Situated on a small peninsula in Onrus known locally as 'the island'. It faces due West and benefits from some magnificent sunsets. Directly in front of the self catering property is a marine reserve, just to the side is a forest of protected milkwood trees providing natural shade and home to a fantastic variety of garden and coastal birds and behind the Onrustberg mountains. The river outlet at the beach which, subject to local restrictions, can provide warm swimming for children. The tidal pool is wonderful to enjoy at high tide. There are numerous coastal walks in the Onrus area which are very popular with both locals and visitors. The little town of Onrus is about 15 kilometres from Hermanus. Onrus has a local shop, pub and restaurants within walking distance of the house and a shopping centre less than five minutes drive away. Hermanus has all modern amenities such as supermarkets, banks, library, cinema and many restaurants and coffee shops. Visit the many interesting art galleries, crafters' studios, quaint shops as well as the craft market. Enjoy the best land-based whale watching in the world. Between July and November visitors from all over the world come to watch the great Southern Right Whales from the shore. Our perfectly located self catering accommodation will ensure the very best possible stay in Onrus.
From R3500
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Sleeps 10 in 1 units/rooms
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Anchor's Rest

... Anchor's Rest offers both bed and breakfast and self catering accommodation options in Hermanus Central in the Overberg / Whale Coast, Western Cape. Situated in the quaint seaside village of Hermanus, 120Km from Cape Town. We are in the quiet suburb of Westcliff, a mere 150m from the famous cliff paths boasting the best land based whale watching in the world! Anchor's Rest is a 1.5Km stroll to the Hermanus village centre. It lies between the historic Old Harbour (in the Hermanus village) and the New Harbour with restaurants within walking distance. Champagne air, Blue Flag beaches, spectacular mountain nature reserve, beautiful golf course and other outdoor activities, make Hermanus a popular holiday destination. We will gladly help arrange bookings and plan day trips. Accommodation is offered in 4 separate suites - available as bed and breakfast or self catering accommodation. The choice is yours.
From R812
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Sleeps 12 in 4 units/rooms
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Bayview 303

... Bayview 303 offers luxury self catering apartment accommodation in Hermanus Central in the Overberg / Whale Coast region, Western Cape. Our seafront apartment is centrally situated between the swimming beaches and the Hermanus town centre. This is a spacious, luxury self-catering unit in a secure complex with beautiful gardens and spectacular ocean views. There is a communal swimming pool nestling among the rocks, a stone's throw from the ocean, with unique barbeque facilities around the pool. This fully furnished luxury self catering apartment can accommodate 6 people in the greatest comfort. The accommodation comprises a lounge, dining room, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms plus a guest toilet and a fully equipped kitchen with laundry room. Added features included in the rates are satellite television, a DVD player and a built-in safe. The sunny apartment with its sea-facing, glass-enclosed veranda offers breathtaking views over Walker Bay and is the perfect base from which to explore the many attractions in and around Hermanus and the Overberg area in general. The self catering apartment is comfortably and stylishly decorated and equipped with top quality utensils and linen. Hermanus is a popular destination and a firm favourite with South Africans. Many come to Hermanus just to see the whales, and with good reason as Hermanus boasts being the "best land-based whale watching spot in the world!".
From R3861
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Brown Jug

... Brown Jug provides visitors to Hermanus with self catering accommodation. Centrally situated in sought after Eastcliff, a quiet leafy suburb, is a mere two minute stroll to the shops, restaurants and seafront where you can enjoy the famous whale watching from the cliff tops in all its beauty. Hermanus is the “Whale watching capital of South Africa” and is just a 90 minute drive from Cape Town. The Brown Jug will provide the exact location you are looking for. A pristine garden, 3 private self catering units, an 11m sparkling salt water swimming pool, sounds of nature and a good dose of R&R. We invite you to relax on your private patio or on one of the pool loungers and enjoy full or filtered sun while enjoying the tranquillity of the sound of birds. A short stroll will take you to the seafront, the quaint shops and antiquities Hermanus is renowned for, and to the restaurants for a long lazy lunch overlooking the sea, with the distinct possibility of a whale show. Then there’s the cliff paths, the Marine Tidal pool for a fully energized swim and the Fernkloof Nature Trail with the first of the available walks - The Elephant Walk - a mere 600 meters away. There’s also the Saturday Craft Market where friends (and their pets) meet, and the blue flag beaches of Hermanus that are just 5 minutes by car. Mountain bike trails are in abundance and truly magnificent scenery awaits, with routes up the valley with clearly marked routes catering to various degrees of expertise. Hike into Fernkloof Nature Reserve or explore the Hemel en Aarde Valley just 6 kilometres away from Hermanus and taste the wines of the region.
From R950
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Chalet 10 - Meerensee

... Chalet 10, Meerensee is a self catering chalet in Fisherhaven, Hermanus area on the Overberg / Whale Coast. Our self catering holiday home is about an hour's drive away from Cape Town International Airport and 6km outside Hermanus on the R43. It is situated within the beautiful Botriver Nature Reserve and is part of a gated, access controlled complex. The private, gated Meerensee estate offers excellent security, especially for a family with kids, and visitors can also enjoy the large swimming pool, children's pool, play area and two tennis courts at the clubhouse. The chalet is very close to the lagoon and access to the Meerensee beach is via a wooden footbridge. The bird life around the lagoon is abundant, including flamingos, pelicans, oystercatchers and terns, so don't forgot your binoculars! A herd of about 26 wild horses can regularly be seen free roaming around the lagoon. The lagoon is also great for small boat sailing, wind surfing and kite boarding. Accommodation comprises of three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a spacious living / dining / kitchen area. Surrounding area: Hermanus is only 6kms from Fisherhaven and is considered a great destination with wonderful restaurants, a market place, interesting shops, fantastic coastal walks and even a Whale Festival in September! Visitors have seen the Southern Right whales as well as dolphins close to the beach at Meerensee.
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Dovecote Cottage

... Dovecote Cottage offers self catering flatlet accommodation in Hermanus Central on the Overberg / Whale Coast, Western Cape. Dovecote Cottage is owned by Pam and Bruce Toms who live adjacent and are readily available to offer assistance or advice on "anything Hermanus" should it be required. The cottage nestles on Flower Street which is set back two blocks from the sea giving easy access to fabulous cliff paths and is a short walk from the centre of Hermanus which boasts a vibrant market, restaurants/bars as well as high-end shopping. Dovecote Cottage offers generous, well thought out self catering accommodation, (all on one level) which sleeps 4 comprising a large master bedroom with an en suite bathroom, a separate fully equipped kitchen and dining area and a spacious sitting room. There is an alcove off the sitting-room with two twin beds Children and pets are welcome. We offer off-street parking. Hermanus is the jewel of the Overberg, situated between the rocky coastline and gentle green mounts. There are plenty of fabulous activities in and around the Hermanus area. There are whale watching cruises from June to early December, shark cage diving, water sports (surfing, diving, kayaking, fishing, boating and sailing), a world class 27 hole golf course, horse riding, quad biking, tree top sliding, stunning cliff path walks, hiking through Fernkloof Nature Reserve, bird watching and Township Tours. And let's not forget that Hermanus offers "the best land-based whale viewing in the world!".
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Eastbury Cottage

... Eastbury Cottage offers self catering accommodation in Hermanus, on the Overberg / Whale Coast, Western Cape. Eastbury Cottage is situated in the quiet, leafy suburb of Hermanus called Eastcliff where one awakens in the morning to the singing of birds or the blowing of the whales in the bay during whale season. We offer 4 self catering units sleeping 14 adults in total. Units are let individually, but larger families often book two or more units. Garden Cottage: Enclosed and pet friendly self catering studio unit has an open plan main bedroom with king or twin beds. Kitchenette with breakfast nook. Second bedroom has single beds suitable for young adults or children. The cottage bathroom has a shower over the bath. There is an outdoor braai area. The Courtyard and Rose Room: Both sleep 2 persons and have separate private entrances and patios equipped for braaing. The Courtyard has a king or twin beds and the Rose Room has a queen size bed. The Courtyard has a separate galley kitchen with gas hob, grill/convection microwave and fridge. Both self catering units have full en suite bathrooms with separate shower and bath. The Rose Room kitchenette which is open plan has a gas plate, grill/convection microwave and fridge. The Loft: Private entrance and has two separate bedrooms, open plan lounge/dining/kitchen that is equipped with a gas hob, grill/convection microwave and fridge. The bathroom is a shower bathroom. There is a private deck for outdoor living. Unit sleeps 4 adults. A sleeper couch is available for 2 children. Eastbury Cottage is an established accommodation provider (since 1995) and is conveniently positioned in the quiet garden suburb of Eastcliff and within walking distance to the seafront cliff paths, marine tidal pool, old harbour, hiking trails, shops and restaurants in the Hermanus CBD.
From R900
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Sleeps 12 in 4 units/rooms
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Fig Tree Cottage

... Fig Tree Cottage offers self catering accommodation in Hermanus on the Overberg / Whale Coast. situated in the quiet suburb of Eastcliff, away from the hustle and bustle of the Hermanus village centre, yet conveniently close enough to leave your car and take a walk to the marine tidal swimming pool, shopping centre and restaurants. Our self catering accommodation comprises of a quaint cottage which sleeps 4 people and has 2 en suite bedrooms, one with double bed the other with 2 single beds, linen and bath towels are provided. Beach towel not provided. There is an open plan kitchen/living area. The kitchen is well equipped and is fitted with hob, under counter oven and automatic washing machine. Relax in a cozy lounge with DSTV. Our self catering cottage has fully enclosed garden, outdoor living area and built in barbecue. Off street shaded parking available. Hermanus is know for being the "best land-based whale-view site in the world", but don't be fooled into thing this is all that Hermanus has to offer. Hermanus has a rich history as a fishing village, but has developed into quite a trendy place with lots to see and enjoy. The cliff edge path provides visitors with an opportunity to stretch their legs while taking in the wonderful ocean vistas. Our self catering accommodation gives you total freedom to explore Hermanus at your own pace.
From R800
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Sleeps 4 in 1 units/rooms
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House on Westcliff

... House on Westcliff provides bed and breakfast accommodation in Hermanus on the Overberg / Whale Coast, Western Cape. A stone's throw from the cliff paths overlooking Walker Bay is House on Westcliff. This boutique Bed and Breakfast comprises six charming rooms furnished with eclectic African and European design combining the best of antiquity with modern comfort and features. Exclusive thatched en-suite rooms are spacious in layout with individual furnishings and offer the discerning guest comfort and privacy. All rooms have individual entries which open out onto the garden. Each room has a flat screen television, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee facilities and bar-fridge. Sumptuous breakfasts are served daily. The table settings are very individual and provide a picture in themselves. The dining room adjoins the lounge which is framed by wooden glass doors which lead to the garden. House on Westcliff enjoys a peaceful, green setting not far from the Hermanus harbour. The beautiful cliff path nature reserve leads to the centre of town following the edge of the ocean. It is a 2 km beautiful walk to the Hermanus centre and a five-minute drive. This is your gateway to the myriad of pleasures Hermanus has to offer: land- or boat-based whale watching, spectacular nature hikes, pristine beaches, world-class golf courses, great white shark diving, ocean cruises, vineyard tours and superb cuisine. Dining in Hermanus is very special. A wide range of restaurants presents you with a wide choice of cuisine. Among the restaurants you will find local, Japanese, Italian, continental, Cuban and typical South African steakhouses. Of course fresh fish and seafood is readily available on all the menus. Hermanus is a real fisherman's village. Our coffee shops are among the best in South Africa.
From R1000
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Sleeps 7 in 3 units/rooms
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Lagoon View

... Lagoon View offers self catering accommodation in Hermanus in the Wetsern Cape's Overberg and Whale Coast region. Looking for a quiet self catering getaway with fantastic views. This large stylish home (sleeps 7) overlooks the Hermanus Lagoon and is ideal for any water sports enthusiast. Situated between Hermanus and Stanford and a stones throw from the Hermanus Yacht club. Conveniently positioned if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle and yet only 10 minutes from the beautiful beaches and restaurants in Hermanus. Our self catering accommodation consists of: Open plan kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, washing machine and dishwasher. The dining area seats 8 comfortably. A large lounge with fireplace opens onto a large wrap around deck with marvelous views. Perfect for entertaining indoor or outdoors. Private main upstairs bedroom en suite has a full bathroom and has spectacular mountain and Lagoon views. The 2nd double bedroom en suite opens onto the deck and also has an outside bathroom which is perfect for those who would like to star gaze while soaking in a hot bubble bath by candle light. The 3rd double bedroom has a guest bathroom with shower. Come and unwind, bird watch, cycle, go for a hike or visit the quaint Historical village of Stanford. There are wine routes to experience, an award winning cheese farm with petting zoo for the kids, whale watching in Hermanus and shark cage diving in Gansbaai. Put your feet up and enjoy!!
From R1800
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Sleeps 7 in 1 units/rooms
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Lavender Beach

... Lavender Beach provides self catering cottage and flatlet accommodation in Vermont in the Greater Hermanus area in the Overberg / Whale Coast region. Situated on the sea front in Vermont, 10 minutes walk to Onrus Beach, 200 meters from the tidal pool. This tastefully decorated Holiday Cottage - sleeping up to 8 people, with a separate flat sleeping up to 3 people with beautiful sea views, is situated on the Vermont beachfront, in a quiet cul-de-sac, only 10 minutes away from the resort town Hermanus! Walk out the front door, onto the magnificent seaside cliff path with its panoramic views of both the ocean and the surrounding mountains. Enjoy the best land-based whale watching in the world! In season guests regularly see whales while enjoying breakfast on the front patio! Adjacent to Vermont is Onrus, well known as a mecca for famous artists and authors who can be ascribed to the tranquillity, natural beauty and peaceful pace at which one lives here. Vermont, ringed by green mountains, the Cape Floristic Kingdom and the sea, is an idyllic place in which to unwind. Vermont - means "Green Mountain" named after the American state with the same name. Vermont borders onto Onrus on the Western side. A suburb which was well planned, mainly built up by now, bordering "green Belts" to maintain the tranquillity, fynbos and birdlife. Cape Town is just over an hour's drive from Vermont making it deal for day trips to the Stellenbosch winelands. Explore the Overberg and Western Cape from this base and discover all its secrets!
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Lidiko Heritage House

... Lidiko Heritage House offers boutique hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis in Onrus in the Overberg / Whale Coast region. Lidiko Heritage House is an iconic and historical 1879, lovingly restored, seaside villa. The villa used to be visited by statesmen, artists and poets. It was bought by the current owners in 2016 and totally restored and purpose built as a boutique hotel. Situated in Onrus, approximately 6 km from Hermanus CBD. Set amidst age old Milkwood forests and 100 metres from the ocean, it is the ideal location for people that want to be slightly away from the hustle and bustle, but close to the sea and everything the Onrus and Overberg region offers. Bed and breakfast accommodation comprises of 5 en-suite rooms. Rooms are fitted with either a King size bed or two twin beds. The Luxury rooms are 35 sqm, whilst the standard rooms are 25 sqm. All rooms feature a flat screen television, DSTV channels, a room safe, hairdryer, toiletries, fluffy towels and 100% cotton linen. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The Big Room houses the lounge, dining area as well as a fireplace, should it be chilly. The Northern Veranda spills over onto a sparkling swimming pool. Weather permitting, breakfast is served on the Veranda overlooking the pool. Lidiko Heritage House is the ideal venue from which to explore Onrus. Go for long beach walks, hike amongst the fijnbos, take a dip in the ocean, go whale watching, wine tasting or to visit the many excellent restaurants Hermanus has on offer. There are two Onrus restaurants, Milkwood and Moltenos, within walking distance.
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... Nantucket offers bed and breakfast accommodation in Voelklip near Hermanus in the Overberg / Whale Coast region, Western Cape. Experience champagne air, sweeping panoramic ocean and mountain views, majestic meandering mountain walks and the best land based whale watching destination in the world. The Nantucket is nestled high against the slope of the Olifantsberg mountain range in Voelklip, Hermanus - one of the most renowned holiday destinations on the planet, and well known for its scenic beauty and whale watching. Whales frequenting Hermanus include Southern Rights, Brydes as well as Humpback whales. Types of whale watching include: land-based, aerial and boat-based. Shark-cage diving is in the nearby hamlet of Gansbaai. Our bed and breakfast accommodation consists of: six luxurious and individually decorated en suite bedrooms including satellite TV and free WiFi. Bask on the sun-drenched pool deck whilst experiencing the dramatic mountainside, or have a barbeque and enjoy the African sun sinking into the Atlantic before you. Otherwise, relax in the lounge area with a great book or movie. Guests also have a lounge and kitchen area as well as a swimming pool surrounded with wooden decking. The barbeque area offers magnificent, ocean and lagoon views. Enjoy many an unforgettable African sunset while relaxing at the Nantucket. Hermanus offers many dining opportunities and things to do and see. Let us make your bed and breakfast stay in Voelklip, Hermanus a visit to remember.
From R1300
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Norfolk Guest House

... Norfolk Guest House offers self catering accommodation in Hermanus on the Overberg / Whale Coast region of the Western Cape. Situated in the quiet Hermanus suburb of Westcliff, it is within easy walking distance to all the amenities and a stones throw from the cliff path, famous for unforgettable whale viewing. Our self catering units are cosy and warm in winter while comfortably fresh and cool in the summer. Special suites cater for disability access, pet friendly, honeymooners, longer stays and relaxing break-aways. Directly opposite the oncology clinic in Hermanus and very close to Medi Clinic and hospital. The 4 spacious en suite rooms are well equipped ensuring a relaxing and comfortable stay. Entrance to each suite is semi private from a short passage leading off the guest courtyard. Safe off street parking. Park and walk is the order of the day. Each unit extends onto a private outdoor garden area to enjoy Hermanus' champagne air or typical South African barbeque. The swimming pool patio leads to a beautiful garden terrace offering the most amazing views of the mountains and a glimpse of the ocean. We offer 5 self catering units, 4x 2-sleeper units and 1x 3-sleeper unit. All suite is serviced daily. Norfolk Guest House has a library of books and DVD's which you are encouraged to enjoy during your stay with us in Hermanus.
From R960
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Sleeps 8 in 4 units/rooms
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On The Cliff Guest House

... On The Cliff Guest House offers accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis in Hermanus Central on the Overberg / Whale Coast, Western Cape. Situated on the famous cliff paths of Hermanus and is also walking distance to the old harbour in the town's centre and the new harbour. Our bed and breakfast rooms are all luxuriously appointed with king-size beds or twin beds, sea views, large patio's/balconies, under carpet heating and full bathrooms with heating. We offer tea/coffee facilities, hairdryer & DStv in the rooms. The facilities include a heated swimming pool in the sheltered courtyard, a sauna, gym, putting green, guest lounge (one with a fireplace) a pub with fireplace and magnificent views. We will also accommodate guests with special dietary requirements. Braai's/barbeques are also available around the pool on request. Activities in the Hermanus area include whale boat cruises, shark cage diving, fishing (land and sea based), horse rides on the beach, miles of beaches with 2 swimming beaches, paragliding, cycling, great rides for bikers, a range of golf courses (including the internationally renowned Arabella), long walks on the cliff tops, beach or in the adjoining nature reserve, diving and over 50 restaurants. Of course tennis, squash and bowls are also available. If it's whales you want then Hermanus is the spot! Locals will tell you that Hermanus has the "best land-based whale spotting in the world!".
From R2335
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Sleeps 18 in 3 units/rooms
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... Pacem offers visitors self catering accommodation in Hermanus on the Overberg / Whale Coast, Western Cape. Located in the Hermanus suburb of Voelklip it has a magnificent view on the mountain as well as sea views. Pacem is situated in a quiet area of this popular seaside holiday resort. The self catering cottage is on the slopes of the mountain very close to the Fernkloof Nature Reserve with its abundance of fynbos, the major vegetation type of the small botanical region known as the Cape Floral Kingdom. Fynbos, or "fine bush" refers to the fine needle-like leaves of many fynbos species. The Blue Flag status Grotto Beach is about a 10-minute leisurely walk. The main attraction of the cottage is the spacious open plan living area upstairs with its thatch roof which opens on a sunny stoep. From there you have the beautiful view on the mountain. The living room also features a dining area and kitchen. The built-in barbeque ensures a cosy get-together even during the stormy winter weather. Two large en suite bedrooms are on the ground floor. Accommodation comprises of: Two large en-suite bedrooms (sleeps 4) with a double bed and 2 single beds / king size bed on the ground floor. Linen and towels are provided. Open plan living area opening on a sunny stoep upstairs. The living room has a built-in barbecue. TV set / DVD. Kitchen with microwave oven, stove, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and drier. Everything your need for a great self catering stay. Hermanus, a very popular holiday resort, is a 90-minute drive (120 km) from Cape Town. Voelklip is a suburb of Hermanus and about 5 km from the busy town centre. A perfect self catering stay awaits you at Pacem in Voelklip, Hermanus.
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Protea House

... Protea House offers self catering accommodation in Hermanus in the Overberg / Whale Coast region, Western Cape. This charming, beautifully appointed self catering home is perfectly situated a short 3 min walk from town and 50m from the cliff path which meanders along the Hermanus seafront. Whether you're in search of a family holiday, reunion, small personal wedding, conference or a business team building location, Protea House is a firm favourite. This is a very peaceful happy place, perfect to make fabulous and lasting memories. Our self catering home sleeps max 6 adults and 7 kids (13 guests) and comprises of the following rooms: 5 bedrooms: 10 beds - 3 king en suites. 2 dorm en suites - 7 single beds. A wonderful pool, beautiful garden & live in staff. Sea views from upstairs rooms. Hermanus is a popular town for local and international visitors alike. Once a small traditional fishing village it has grown into a larger town but still embraces it's fishing village roots. Today it is a mecca for those wishing to whale-watch, and Hermanus is not shy in proclaiming itself as having "the best land-based whale viewing in the world".
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Sandbaai Country House

... Sandbaai Country House offers quality accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis in Sandbaai, in the Hermanus area in the Overberg / Whale Coast region. Expect the very best at this residence, from luxury bedrooms to quality service and fine cuisine. Each of the ten individually decorated en-suite bedrooms has a telephone, television and extra length beds with fine cotton linen. Enjoy the views of the ocean surging across Walker Bay, or of the towering mountains. Watch the whales from your bedroom, the lounge or the upstairs conference room. An un-equalled position in Sandbaai, on the water's edge, coupled with the natural beauty of its surroundings, make Sandbaai Country House a perfect base from which to explore the Hermanus region famous for it's whales, fynbos and crisp champagne air. Whether you prefer to relax in peace in this tranquil setting, or prefer the hustle and bustle of the festive atmosphere in nearby Hermanus, your hosts will be delighted to help you plan your stay. Close by are many nature reserves, botanical and wild flower gardens where visitors can hike, stroll, or simply absorb natures treasures. A picnic amongst the fynbos in the mountains overlooking Hermanus and Sandbaai, wine tasting in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley. Sandbaai beach has several little coves that are particularly popular at low tide when swimming and snorkeling is safe. Low tide rockpools below Sandbaai Country House are treasure troves of sealife.
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Hermanus Area

Hermanus is about 120 km from Cape Town, on the Indian Ocean at the start of the Garden Route. It is recognized as the best land based whale watching site in the world - between 60 and 100 Southern Right Whales visit Walker Bay from July through December every year and often come within five to ten metres of the coast. The area around Hermanus has wonderful beaches - Grotto, Voelklip, Kammabaai, Sandbaai and Onrus beaches all offer either swimming, surfing, snorkelling or beautiful little rock pools.

The mountains surrounding Hermanus are home to the Fernkloof Nature Reserve with some 40 km of graded footpaths and beautiful examples of fynbos. Avid golfers will enjoy the Hermanus Golf Club, the world class Arabella golf course and the courses available in Kleinmond and Kleinbaai. Hermanus has attracted a number of established artists and local galleries are well worth a visit and the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley (heaven and earth valley), nestling just behind the mountains framing the town, is home to some of the fastest growing young wine farms in South Africa.

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There are no costs involved to register as a member.
On registration, we issue them with a member number.
They use their member number when they send an enquiry.
The number is verified automatically BEFORE the enquiry is sent.
The property is notified on the enquiry that they are a verified member.
Property ensures that the quote includes a 15% saving.

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Terms & Conditions

  1. The property (you) must offer the 15% saving to all verified members
  2. Verification is done automatically at the time of an enquiry. It is at the property’s discretion whether to offer the saving for a telephonic enquiry. (As you have no means to verify the membership number, it is advisable to get them to do a formal enquiry so they can be verified).
  3. If the property is currently running a "Special" greater than 15% then the "Special" price will apply. (No further savings needs to be offered). EXCEPT in the case where the "Special" is lower than 15%. In that case the 15% will apply.
    Example: A property offering a 10% discount, must offer an additional 5% discount to valid members - so they get a total 15% saving.
  4. The property must offer valid members the saving all year round. (Properties that pick and chose in which seasons to participate run the risk of being removed from the programme completely. Allowing selective participation defeats the integrity of this initiative).
  5. The property must not inflate the price before the 15% is applied. Prices displayed should be the rack rate. (The official or advertised price of a room).
  6. The property must honour any bookings made while the property was participating as a $elect Stays property.
  7. The property must honour the agreement and the spirit in which the initiative is designed to benefit local tourism.

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$elect Stays Membership Details

Your Number is: {{user.ssCode}} Number will be automatically included with your enquiry if you are logged in.


  • To ensure you receive your 15% saving, you must use the property's enquiry form.
  • The property does not do membership verifications, the verification is done at the time you make your enquiry. (The system does it automatically)
  • The property will receive your enquiry/booking request as having been sent by a verified member to receive a 15% discount.

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Save Big with our "15% Commission Back" on $elect Stays properties

Under the name $elect Stays, a group of properties have decided to give YOU the 15% commission instead! This is a real saving! Not in "travel-buks" or "fly-points" or such - but in real money that you can feel in your pocket!

How does it work?

  1. You fill in your details below and generate a membership number
  2. Find a $elect Stays property on any of the 60+ Stays sites
  3. Send an enquiry (using your membership number)
  4. Property responds offering you the 15% discount on their published rate
  5. Tell all your friends :-)
It's easy. No fuss. No set up fee. No monthly fee. Because membership is FREE for life!

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