Whale Coast Accommodation

Accommodation Hermanus

See our list of bespoke properties and accommodation for Hermanus, Gansbaai and the Whale Coast here. The very best hotels and lodgings for your whale safari from Cape Town. From the finest luxury lodges to private villas in this bustling seaside resort. There’s a long list of places to stay plus world-class restaurants and adventure activities.

Whale watching accommodation Cape Town and Hermanus

Hermanus is rated as one of the best land-based whale watching areas in the world. Experience an up-close and personal view of the whales from the clifftops of Hermanus, or book a boat trip whale safari as part of your accommodation package. The best times for seeing Sothern Right and humpback whales is from July to December. Great deals on accommodation throughout the whale coast with us here.

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Birkenhead House Garden Route

Birkenhead House

Appreciate the breath-taking vistas from the ultra-lavish Birkenhead Hotel in Hermanus. It is so easy to simply walk down to the beach at Walker Bay to watch whales playing in the water. Learn more about the regal Southern Right and Humpback Whales as you taste fine wines on the terrace and dine in laid-back luxury. Stroll along the Cliff Path, shop at the local market and set off for a Great White adventure. Never a dull moment…
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Hermanus Accommodation - South Africa

Abalone Lodge

HERMANUS - WESTERN CAPE - SOUTH AFRICA - Make the most of fantastic facilities at the luxury Abalone Guest House in Hermanus, with direct access to the famous whale watching Cliff Path. Enjoy wine tours, visits to Sandbaai and long walks on Blue Flag beaches. Choose one of several pampering beauty treatments such as the popular Soothing Swedish Massage to relax and ease aching muscles. This is the “Riviera of the South” and the Heart of the Whale Route!
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Holiday Packages Hermanus

138 Marine Beachfront

Book into an intimate space at 138 Marine Beachfront where luxurious accommodation and deluxe facilities in Hermanus ensure total comfort. Choose this top of the range guest house, winner of several awards, for its stunning ocean views, whale watching opportunities and fantastic champagne breakfasts on the terrace. Only 5 lavish suites for discerning guests and popular honeymoon haven with beach picnics and awesome ocean activities.
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Hermanus Golf accommodation

Arabella Hotel Golf and Spa

The award-winning Arabella Western Cape Hotel and Spa sit majestically on the world-famous Arabella Golf Course, just a short drive from Hermanus, which has the best land-based whale watching in the world. The hotel is tactfully positioned to take in the spectacular vistas of Botriver Lagoon, South Africa’s largest natural lagoon.
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Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Nestled between mountain and sea, the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is a five-star eco-paradise showcasing the incredible Flora and Marine life of the Southern Tip of Africa. Home of the "Marine Big 5" - whales, sharks, dolphins, seals and penguins; and with unparalleled floral diversity, Grootbos offers you a one-of-a-kind luxury African experience.
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De Kelders Private House

De Kelders Private House

De Kelders Private Retreat is located in the charming and picturesque village of De Kelders, Gansbaai in South Africa. Conveniently located to explore the allures and wonders of the Overberg region, the De Kelders Private Retreat is 161km from Cape Town, 5km from Gansbaai and 35km from Hermanus.
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harbour house hotel

Harbour House Hotel

Harbour House Hotel is located in the heart of the old harbor area in Hermanus South Africa, flanked by the ocean and the bustling center of the holiday metropolis. The hotel is conveniently sited within close proximity to the town’s top allures, whale watching sites, street cafes, restaurants, markets and plenty of reserved natural grandeur.
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The Marine Hermanus

The Marine Hermanus

The Marine Hotel is a sight for sore eyes as it sits majestically on the sea front right on the cliffs of Walker Bay, a whale watching hotspot in Hermanus South Africa. It is located only a stone’s throw away from one of the highest concentrations of the endangered Great White Shark, a variety of fynbos species in the Cape and within close proximity to Dyer Island,
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