Birkenhead House

Birkenhead House, Hermanus

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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  • See Southern Right and Humpback Whales breach from your patio
  • Walk onto the Cliff Path from your garden, then down to Walker Bay
  • 5-star facilities in a chilled setting
Birkenhead House Overview
Conveniently perched on a cliff top overlooking Walker Bay, the whale watching hotspot in Hermanus South Africa, Birkenhead House is a picture of tranquility and comfort. This stunning Hermanus hotel offers the finest in intercontinental cuisine, eclectic activities and luxury accommodation with unparalleled sea and mountain views. The hotel oozes an aura of romance and seduction making it the perfect retreat for a South Africa honeymoon.
Accommodation is in 11 lavishly furnished studio suites with either sea or mountain views. The rooms are draped in a fusion of contemporary and antique décor. Birkenhead House offers one honeymoon suite and a room with a plunge pool. An infinity swimming pool whose water seems to merge with that of the ocean beyond is the highlight of this Hermanus accommodation.
The hotel boasts two spa treatment rooms with an assortment of massages, reflexology and aromatherapy treatments. The hotel also has a fully equipped gym for those guests who are keen on more vigorous activities. Dining at the hotel is quite an adventure for the palate with scrumptious meals and seafood delicacies prepared by award-winning chefs who have international exposure.
Whale watching in Hermanus is the best the world over and at Birkenhead House, guests do it in style. Guests sail aboard a custom made boat with a raised viewing platform to the territory of the Southern Right Whale in the company of an expert captain and trained guards. A great diverse marine wildlife is also experienced during this expedition including Great White Shark, African Penguin, Cape Fur Seal and numerous sea birds. Shark diving, day trips to Grootbos Private Nature Reserve – the largest private fynbos conservation area in the world, kayaking, scuba diving and a lot more activities are available.
  • 11 suites in 3 different houses with unique views
  • King-size antique beds, fancy chairs, antiques, original artworks, spacious bathrooms with huge baths, elegant showers
  • Spa, restaurant
From ZAR 4800



  • Modern design making a crafty blend of beachy yet trendy lavishness
  • Whale watching, shark cage diving, golf, horse riding on the beach, hiking, surfing, mussel picking, wine tasting
  • Great honeymoon and weddings at this brilliant venue

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