Top 10 Self-Catering Accommodations In Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa - Updated 2021

self catering accommodation in hermanus

Hermanus sits in the Western Cape on the southern tip of Africa. The air is crystal clear, just like the blue water. Many people visit the coastal town to enjoy whale watching during their yearly migration. And for those brave folks, you can experience diving with the sharks, but don’t worry as you will be in a cage with a professional. The area has miles of sandy beaches that are perfect for spending the day. Other attractions in the area are the nature reserves where you can watch lions, rhinos, elephants, and giraffes in their natural habitat. Hermanus is also surrounded by some of the best lands for growing grapes. Pick a designated driver and spend an afternoon touring the local wineries and sampling their wines. When planning your trip be sure to check out these top 10 self-catering accommodations in Hermanus to make your vacation as comfortable as it can be.

1. Cottage with a garden (from USD 173)

This bright, two-bedroom cottage is located in Hermanus. Inside is a cozy living room with a fireplace, a kitchen equipped with a stove, an oven, a refrigerator, and plenty of counter space and a bathroom. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed and the second room has two twin beds. You have a furnished porch in the front and a lovely garden in the back. You will be located outside of the noisy tourist area but still within walking distance of the beach, shops, and restaurants.

Acorn cottage

Address: 41 Musson Street
Price: from 173 USD

Private parking Horse riding Internet services Physical distancing in dining areas Tennis court All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Non-smoking throughout Parking

2. Villa by the golf course (from USD 150)

This two-bedroom villa is located next to the Hermanus Golf Club. It features a living room area with a fireplace, a dining area, a full kitchen with a refrigerator, a dishwasher, a coffee maker, an oven and a breakfast bar, a laundry room, and two bathrooms. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed and the second room has two twins. There is a furnished deck off the living room that overlooks the golf course. You also have use of the communal swimming pool and barbeque facilities. You are within walking distance of the beach, a supermarket, and the Running Rabbit Cafe.

Fernkloof Fairways Villa

Address: Unit 11, 18 on Eighteen Golf Street - PO BOX 17 Hermanus 7200 Western Cape, South Africa
Price: from 150 USD

Swimming pool Grocery deliveries Parking Board games/puzzles Free parking Laundry WiFi Safety deposit box

3. Large house near Walker Bay (from USD 366)

This luxury vacation home is spacious enough to accommodate a large group, or family. The home has six bedrooms and six bathrooms. There are three living rooms, one downstairs, one upstairs and one outside on the covered patio. The huge kitchen features two refrigerators with freezers, a six-burner stovetop, a double oven, and a lot of counter space for preparing meals. Outside you have a saltwater swimming pool, a barbeque, and a poolside bar. You will be located near the beach, a supermarket, shopping center, and restaurants.


Address: 33 Luyt St
Price: from 366 USD

Open-air bath Shallow end Canoeing Barber/beauty shop Security alarm Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Sun terrace Fishing

4. Vacation cottages in the Eastcliff district (from USD 48)

This hotel, located in Hermanus, features small cottages built around an enclosed garden. You can choose between studio rooms or two-bedroom apartment-style cottages. All units include a seating area, some with a fireplace, a small kitchen with a mini-fridge, a microwave, a two-burner cooktop, a toaster, and a coffee maker. You have a furnished terrace overlooking the garden. You will be centrally located within walking distance of supermarkets, restaurants, the Whale Museum, the Village Square and Old Harbor.

Eastbury Cottage

Address: 36 Luyt Street
Price: from 48 USD

Access to health care professionals Newspapers Luggage storage Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Hiking Breakfast in the room Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus

5. Cottages near the town center (from USD 90)

These spacious cottages are located just a 5-minute walk from the town center of Hermanus. You can choose between two, or three-bedroom units. All cottages have a seating area, a dining table, a kitchen with a refrigerator, an oven, a microwave, and a coffee maker, laundry facilities in the hall or the bathroom and a furnished terrace overlooking the garden. You are free to enjoy the outdoor pool and the barbeque facilities during your stay. Besides the many attractions within walking distance, you can also enjoy the Fernkloof Nature Reserve, a number of wineries and New Harbor are all less than 5 miles (8 km) away.

Quainton Cottages

Address: 74 Mitchell Street, Eastcliff
Price: from 90 USD

Free parking Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Internet services Free WiFi Fishing Plunge pool Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Heating

6. Five-bedroom home near the village square (from USD 92)

If you are traveling with extended family, or with a group of friends, this is the home for you. It sits near the center of Hermanus so you can easily walk to most of the best attractions. The two-story home features an open floor plan downstairs with a living room that has a fireplace, dining area, kitchen equipped with an oven, a stovetop, a microwave, a refrigerator, and a coffee maker. There is a laundry room off the kitchen. Upstairs are five bedrooms and five bathrooms. Off the living room is a furnished terrace that leads to a fenced in private garden. Supermarkets, the Old Harbor and restaurants, including Burgundy and The Marine Bar are all nearby.


Address: 29 Luyt Street Eastcliff
Price: from 92 USD

Terrace Non-smoking rooms Horse riding Family rooms Sun terrace Parking Laundry WiFi

7. Apartments near the Fernkloof Nature Reserve (from USD 102)

You can choose between studio units, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments. All units feature a seating area with a sofa bed, full kitchens equipped with stoves, refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee makers. In the studio units the beds are in the open floor plan, and in the apartments, they are in the bedrooms. You have a private terrace with outdoor dining table and a barbeque that overlooks the saltwater swimming pool. You are centrally located to everything in town. Enjoy a scenic walk along the Walker Bay cliff path that will take you to the bay and the beach.

Brown Jug Guest House

Address: 18 Musson Street, Eastcliff
Price: from 102 USD

Airport shuttle (additional charge) Cashless payment available Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed On-site parking Books, DVDs, music for children Cycling Pool/beach towels Soundproof rooms

8. Four-bedroom home with a pool (from USD 430)

This luxurious home is equipped with everything you need for a relaxing vacation, including your own butler. The home features living areas, inside and out, a dining room, a library with plenty of books to keep you entertained, a full kitchen equipped with all of the cooking appliances you need, a laundry room, four bedrooms, most of which have fireplaces and four bathrooms. Outside you have a swimming pool, jacuzzi, covered patio with barbeque facilities, and a lovely garden. The home is situated in a quiet neighborhood that is close to everything including restaurants, shops, and the tidal pools.

Our Hermanus House

Address: 56 Mitchell Street, Eastcliff Hermanus
Price: from 430 USD

All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Bridal suite Swimming pool toys Airport shuttle Cashless payment available Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Pool cover Non-smoking rooms

9. Cozy cottage with a terrace

This studio unit sits in a lovely garden with a furnished terrace. It has a bedroom with a small seating area, a small kitchen with a mini-fridge, a microwave, a stovetop, a coffee maker and a bathroom. The terrace has double doors that open up at the end of the bed so you can enjoy the breeze and the view. You have access to the barbeque area outside and a 24-hour front desk with the staff ready to help you. You will be close enough to walk to the nearest shopping center, the Village Square and the Whale Museum. A short drive away you will find the Fernkloof Nature Reserve and the Hamilton Russel Vineyards.

10. One-bedroom apartment in Hermanus

This charming apartment is part of the At Sunbird Place complex. The unit features an open floor plan that includes the living room and kitchen equipped with a mini-fridge, a microwave, a stovetop with an oven, a washing machine, a sink and plenty of counter space. The bedroom has two twin beds that can be pushed together if needed and there is one full bathroom. You are free to kick back on the terrace or in the garden and you will find an outdoor dining area complete with a barbeque. The Hermanus Golf Club, farmers market and the Fernkloof Nature Reserve are all within walking distance.

Experience the mountains and the sea

Hermanus is a vacation paradise that offers you the best of the mountains and the sea. People love to come during whale season to watch the majestic creatures during their annual migration. Or spend a leisurely afternoon hiking the mountain paths to enjoy the beautiful view of the ocean below. Whatever brings you to the area, your vacation will be complete when you book one of these self-catering accommodations.

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