Family accommodation in Hermanus
Sea, sun, salt and fresh air - these are the elements that make a happy and unforgettable family holiday. Whether you’re in Hermanus for a weekend or a month, it’s always a great idea to enjoy some quality family time together in the great outdoors. Hermanus offers a limitless supply of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy ranging from a morning of adventure to full day trips along the coast.
Choose a self-catering option that suit small families or cater to larger families and their troupes of kiddies. Enquire with your hosts about cots or day beds needed for babies and toddlers.
Self-catering also enhances the bonding experience as families can enjoy preparing meals and sitting around a table together, recounting the days adventures. Private home rentals offer exquisite balconies, natural designs that mingle with the soft sea air or cottages close to popular features like the lagoon, wine farms or nature reserves.
Family-friendly accommodation in Hermanus ranges from affordable guest houses to luxury hotels and private homes. Whatever your family budget and tastes, memories are made best when shared with loved ones. Just because you’re family doesn’t mean you enjoy the same activates. It’s the long list of diverse activities that make Hermanus ideal for the perfect family holiday as there is sure to be something for everyone!
Let dad go fishing while mom relaxes on the beach with a book and takes a stroll on one of the epic footpaths. The teenagers can be entertained all morning on quad bikes, horse rides or even shark cage diving for the daredevils of the family.
The picturesque and pristine coastlines of Hermanus are some of the best spots in South Africa to do land-based whale watching as every year hundreds of Southern Right Whales gather in the sheltered bay to breed and calve their young. Sharing this spectacle with your nearest and dearest is a momentous family occasion that will not easily be forgotten.
Those with a cultural edge can explore the in’s and out’s of the town’s markets, museum and historic buildings. Delve into the human history of Walker Bay and its caves with records of Khoi and San people from over 2,000 years ago. Choosing the right family base, whether in a hotel or rented apartment, is the perfect way to create a shared family experience.
Situated just 90 minutes’ drive from Cape Town, the seaside wonderland of Hermanus is an ideal getaway for the whole family, guaranteed to leave you with golden memories.