Areas of Hermanus

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Eastcliff

One of the older, yet most sought-after suburbs of Hermanus, Eastcliff is situated between the eastern edge of the town center and the Hermanus Golf Course. Eastcliff is within walking…

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Fernkloof

Known as the “Constantia” of Hermanus, Fernkloof it is situated on the lower slopes just below the nature reserve and flanked by the golf course and Mossel River. The properties in this area are quite…

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Fisherhaven

Fisherhaven is a quiet, peaceful suburb on the banks of the Bot River lagoon where the majority of homes belong to holidaymakers. The few thousand inhabitants who live here permanently…

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Hawston

Hawston was settled as a fishing village in the 1800’s and many families still depend on the sea for their livelihoods but this traditionally coloured residential area has grown into much more...

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Hemel-en-Aarde

At the entrance to the R320, the road that runs through the Hemel en Aarde Valley to Caledon, is the Hemel en Aarde Village and Hemel en Aarde Estate, a commercial and residential development...

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Hermanus Heights

One of the newer suburbs of “old” Hermanus, Hermanus Heights, or “the Heights” as it is known locally, is set on the mountainside above the Hermanus Golf Course where many of the large homes...

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Industrial Area

Sir William Hoy, who was general manager of the South African Railways and Harbours in the early 1900’s, loved Hermanus for its natural beauty and quiet, peaceful character. He was in a position...

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Mount Pleasant

One of the older suburbs in Hermanus, Mount Pleasant straddles the R43 at the entrance to Hermanus “proper” and is a well-established neighbourhood with shops, a primary school...

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Northcliff

This suburb, between a mountain and the Main Road, is one of the few in Hermanus that is almost entirely populated by permanent residents. Its proximity to the centre of...

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Onrus

Despite a growth boom over the past 10 years with the development of several retirement villages, security villages and housing complexes, Onrus has retained its old world charm...

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Sandbaai

Sandbaai was once a wind-swept sandy area overgrown with the alien Port Jackson trees. Today it is probably the most densely populated suburb of Hermanus. Dozens of housing complexes...

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Town Centre

Hermanus developed around the Old Harbour from a humble fishermen’s village. Fortunately several of the oldest buildings still exist and form a historic heart of this busy holiday destination.

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Vermont

Many artists and writers have made this quaint seaside suburb their home, possibly because Vermont has a unique look and atmosphere to the rest of Hermanus. Situated atop hills...

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Voelklip

Traditionally known as the holiday side of town, Voëlklip was developed as a holiday-home suburb because of its proximity to the beaches of Hermanus. It was named after a large rocky...

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Westcliff

Situated between the Old and the New Harbours, this residential suburb is one of the older established areas of Hermanus. There is some very valuable real estate on the seafront and...

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Zwelihle

The township of Zwelihle has burgeoned over the past decade or two and is currently home to about 22 000 people. The older, established section of the township accommodates...