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8 Best Sea View Hotels In Hermanus, South Africa

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Hannah
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The coastal city of Hermanus is a scenic, stunning getaway in South Africa’s Western Cape Province. This breathtaking destination astounds with its natural beauty; a place where silken beaches curl gently around verdant cliffs, giant whales dive gracefully among the jewel-bright waves, and lush vineyards unfurl from the sides of mountains. Hermanus is peaceful and picturesque, and there are a plethora of ways to enjoy the dramatic scenery of the area, from hiking along the Hermanus Cliff Path Walk to cycling the twisting trails in Fernkloof Nature Reserve. Get your adrenaline pumping on a thrilling adventure or check out the Southern Right whales, and learn more about these magnificent creatures on a whale-watching boat tour. You can also enjoy the superb scenery from one of these hotels that boast breathtaking panoramas! Read on for a roundup of the best sea view hotels in Hermanus, South Africa!

1. The Marine Hermanus (from USD 219)

From its scenic, clifftop location, The Marine Hermanus boasts magnificent views across Walker Bay. This gorgeous accommodation offers fantastic amenities and breathtaking panoramas and is ideal for a peaceful escape in Hermanus. Each of the spacious rooms is elegantly decorated, and feature views of either the sea, the mountains, or The Marine’s beautiful internal courtyards and gardens. The property also has three on-site restaurants, a lounge where you can sip on local wines, an outdoor pool surrounded by gorgeous vistas, and a wellness center. The hotel has beachfront access and is close to many attractions in town, including the Old Harbor, Whale Museum, and Cliff Path.


The Marine Hermanus

Address: Marine Drive
Price: from 219 USD

Concierge service Designated smoking area Beachfront Smoke alarms Horse riding 24-hour security Internet services Process in place to check health of guests

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2. One Marine Drive Boutique Hotel (from USD 54)

A charming hotel set on the seafront, One Marine Drive Boutique Hotel is sophisticated, scenic, and modern. Plenty of shops and restaurants surround the area, and attractions like the Cliff Walk, Whale Museum, and the Old Harbor are nearby. The great location is complemented by the chic rooms which offer satellite televisions, air conditioning, and private bathrooms. Some rooms include a balcony and terrific sea views. The hotel also has a 24-hour front desk, a lounge area, and a sun terrace with a heated outdoor pool.


One Marine Drive Boutique Hotel

Address: 1 Marine Drive
Price: from 54 USD

Fire extinguishers Heating Diving Hiking Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Room service On-site parking Physical distancing rules followed

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3. Windsor Hotel Hermanus (from USD 70)

A beautiful hotel with a fantastic seafront location, Windsor Hotel Hermanus is peaceful and picturesque. This quaint accommodation is the oldest hotel in town but is filled with modern, comfortable amenities. The guest rooms are serene and tastefully decorated, and guests can even enjoy whale watching from their sea-facing rooms! Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property, and guests can enjoy wonderful views from the hotel’s lovely garden.


Windsor Hotel Hermanus

Address: 49 Marine Drive
Price: from 70 USD

Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Private check-in/check-out Newspapers Heating Physical distancing rules followed Non-smoking throughout Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Bar

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4. Baleens Hotel (from USD 39)

A calm, comfortable stay can be expected from the delightful Baleens Hotel. Situated in the quaint suburb of Voelklip, this hotel is bright and cheerful and overlooks the Klein River Mountains and the Fernkloof Nature Reserve. Each guest room is equipped with free Wi-Fi and has a seating area and en-suite private bathroom. Some rooms also include a balcony that overlooks the sea. After a fantastic day hanging out at nearby attractions like Grotto Beach and the Klein Riviersberg Lagoon, guests can relax by taking a dip in the heated outdoor pool, making dinner on the communal barbecue, or sipping on a drink in the cozy lounge.


Baleens Hotel

Address: 310 10th Street
Price: from 39 USD

Table tennis WiFi Canoeing Trouser press Ironing service Family rooms Luggage storage Books, DVDs, music for children

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5. Misty Waves Boutique Hotel (from USD 137)

This lovely hotel offers elegant, spacious rooms, luxurious amenities, and a fabulous location near the historic center of Hermanus. Misty Waves Boutique Hotel is an excellent accommodation that includes a number of fantastic guest services and amenities. The rooms contain ornate furnishings, and some include a private balcony that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. A variety of spa services are offered, and guests can enjoy the hotel’s on-site restaurant, fantastic outdoor swimming pool, private cinema, and lush garden. The renowned Hermanus Cliff Walk is nearby, as are attractions like Whale Museum and Old Harbor.


Misty Waves Boutique Hotel

Address: 21 Marine Drive
Price: from 137 USD

Room service Free parking Fax/photocopying Airport shuttle (additional charge) Designated smoking area Meeting/banquet facilities Non-smoking rooms Parking

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6. Birkenhead House (from USD 653)

The sophisticated Birkenhead House is luxurious, chic, and set between two of Hermanus’ best swimming beaches. This hotel is filled with relaxing features and services and is only a short drive away from renowned attractions like Fernkloof Nature Reserve and many local wineries. Birkenhead House also offers complimentary transfers to and from the Hermanus town center. The elegant rooms were designed with comfort in mind and equipped with air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms also feature views of the mountains or the sea. Birkenhead House offers guests two swimming pools, an on-site restaurant, a spa, and a sun terrace that looks onto the Atlantic Ocean.


Birkenhead House

Address: 119 11th Street
Price: from 653 USD

Golf course (within 3 km) WiFi available in all areas Parking Non-smoking rooms Air conditioning Massage Daily housekeeping Restaurant

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7. Mosselberg on Grotto Beach (from USD 140)

Mosselberg on Grotto Beach is a splendid beachfront hotel set in the suburb of Voelklip. The soft white sands of Grotto Beach are only a short walk away, and attractions like Cliff Path and Fernkloof Nature Reserve are close by. Brilliant sea views can be admired from the hotel’s sun terrace and courtyard, as well as from some of the chic guest rooms. This boutique hotel also has an outdoor swimming pool and an on-site tour desk and coffee house. Free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the property, and there is free private parking available on-site.


Mosselberg on Grotto Beach

Address: 253a, Tenth street, Voelklip
Price: from 140 USD

Private parking WiFi Non-smoking rooms Horse riding Airport shuttle (additional charge) Outdoor pool (all year) Laundry Shoeshine

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8. The Gregoire Boutique Villa (from USD 1816)

Enjoy a relaxing stay at this boutique hotel situated near Hermanus Cliff Path. Surrounded by beautiful vistas of the Atlantic Ocean, The Gregoire Boutique Villa is an ornate property filled with marvelous amenities. With a sunny garden that overlooks the ocean, an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, a garden with barbecue facilities, and a shuttle service, this villa is picturesque and serene. The stylish guest rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi and air conditioning and include satellite television and tea- and coffee-making facilities. Most rooms also have a scenic terrace where guests can admire views of the sea, garden, or pool. The Gregoire Boutique Villa is located near many attractions, wineries, and restaurants, including the Hermanus Golf Club, the Hermanus Country Market, and the Old Harbor.

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Admire superb sea views in Hermanus

The scenery of this charming coastal town is superbly stunning. With its magnificent outdoor recreation options and breathtaking scenic attractions, Hermanus is a dazzling destination. From wineries to whale watching, this gorgeous town brims with things to do. Enjoy the beauty of the dramatic seaside scenery and stay in one of these amazing hotels with sea views in Hermanus!

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Hannah is a freelance writer, list making aficionado, and world traveler currently based in Germany. She is an avid explorer, and believes in creating new experiences to put on her bucket list to...Read more

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