Accommodation close to the beach in Hermanus
The pristine sandy beaches of Hermanus together with all the wonders that lie further out at sea have earned this old fisherman’s village a reputation as one of the top seaside destinations in the country. Those who can never be too close to the ocean can choose from a variety of breath-taking beach accommodation options that make for the ultimate seaside escape.
Hermanus’ location on the southwestern coast of the Cape means that visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful beaches. Grotto Beach in the sought-after suburb of Voëlkop has attained the ultimate accolade of Blue Flag status and guests can expect to find upscale self-catering accommodation right on its shores.
Other beachfront choices include ocean view lodges, private home rentals, award-winning guest houses that overlook the harbor and hotel villas that unfold right onto the sand.
Having a beachfront location is prime realty and often comes with a higher price tag, but the quality of the establishments themselves along with the natural beauty that surrounds them are sure to make it worth your while. You’ll have the best access to the beach, waking up to swim with the morning tides before returning to your accommodation that lays just a stone’s throw away and furnished in classic beach house style.
Since Hermanus is renowned as one of the best land-based whale watching sites in the world, the value of a marine side address is really quite priceless. Make sure to also keep an eye out for schools of dolphins, seals and magnificent birdlife all from the comfort of your beachfront abode.
Most accommodations in Hermanus will keep you well connected to the famous cliff paths of Hermanus while providing an idyllic base from which to explore the diversities of this fascinating seaside town.