Visiting South Africa for an unforgettable vacation will not be complete without spending a couple of days in Hermanus, a seaside town that is nestled in Cape Town. Known for its fantastic beaches and breathtaking natural landscape, Hermanus is the perfect place for anyone who wishes to be captivated by nature. Cliff Path is a must-visit attraction for anyone visiting the town. Enjoy a morning hike and don’t forget to look at both sides to spot whales and marvel at the mountain views. Dolphins and seals may also make an appearance. Another not-to-be-missed attraction is Frenkloof Nature Reserve. The reserve offers plenty of hiking options and you will be surrounded by colorful flowers and be entertained by the birds singing above you. And, say hi to turtles when you spot them. The best thing about this reserve is that the admission is free. Read on to learn about the top 4 boutique hotels in Hermanus.
What do you think about being able to watch whales right from your room? You definitely want to book the room right away! Staying at The Marine Hermanus, not only that you can admire the whales playing on the shore without having to leave your room, but you will be pampered in a room that is decorated with beautiful loveseats and four-poster beds. You will soon fall in love with the large picture windows, silk drapery and dark wood accents that you can find in your room. Furthermore, when you feel like you need to relax after a day out in Hermanus, it is very tempting to visit the Carchele Beauty Spa to enjoy mud treatments or unwind with a drink or two at the Sun Lounge. The heated saltwater pool is also available to make you feel refreshed immediately.
The Marine Hermanus
Address: 9 Marine Drive, Hermanus
Price: from 213 USD
Free wi-fi Free parking Bar Room service Restaurant Outdoor swimming pool Spa Spa treatments (on request)
Pamper yourself with luxury and comfort as you stay at this stylish hotel that promises nothing but warmth and extraordinary services. Located close to the historic center of Hermanus, this boutique hotel features rooms that are equipped with ornate furnishings and plush beds along with other facilities such as satellite TVs and modern bathrooms. For the best experience, book a room that features a balcony where you will be presented with the majestic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Whenever you want to relax and refresh, soak in the swimming pool or head to Misty Waves to indulge in massage treatments. To keep yourself entertained, head to the top floor and enjoy a private cinema. Cliff Path is situated within the proximity and you can enjoy a pleasant stroll while watching the whales greeting you.
Last but not least, Mosselberg on Grotto Beach Hotel completes our list of the best boutique hotels you can find in Hermanus. Nestled close to the beach, this boutique hotel is the place where elegance and nature blend into one. You will enjoy a good night sleep in a room that is decorated with natural colors and beautiful decorations such as paintings and other artworks that are truly African. Extra touches will also make you feel wonderful. When it is bedtime, you will see a small decanter of a port being placed in your room. You can also find facilities such as a satellite TV, a kitchenette and an en-suite bathroom inside your room. Courtyard and an outdoor pool await you anytime you feel the need for relaxation.
Another boutique hotel that guarantees a superb stay in Hermanus is no other than The Gregoire Boutique Hotel & Spa. Situated within walking distance to Cliff Path, you will stay in a room that offers a blend of modern comforts and old charm. Each room is tastefully decorated with paintings and antique furniture. When staying here, you will feel as if you were living in an art gallery. Moreover, your rooms are equipped with facilities such as a private bathroom and a satellite TV. Book a room that features a terrace and you can enjoy either the view of the sea, garden or pool. In the morning, indulge in a full English or Irish breakfast before starting your adventure. If you want to relax, feel free to use the outdoor pool and hot tub or take a stroll in the garden.
The Gregoire Boutique Villa
Address: 86 Mitchell Street
Price: from 1865 USD
Mesmerizing nature only in Hermanus
There is nothing better than nature if you wish to escape from the stressful life and have the ultimate vacation. Whale watching, surfing, and other outdoor activities can be enjoyed in Hermanus. But it is the mesmerizing beauty of nature that will charm and attempt you to stay longer in this seaside town.
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