Accommodation in Fernkloof, Hermanus
Those looking for an escape in the heart of nature need look no further. The coastal town of Hermanus in the Overberg region of the Western Cape is your answer. Caught between the deep blue waters of the Atlantic and rugged mountain landscapes rising above it, this is the ideal destination for thrill-seekers and nature-lovers alike.
Located on the banks of Walker Bay, the town of Hermanus offers a holiday experience that caters to every traveller. And when it comes to basing yourself in the lush green treasures of the area, then Fernkloof is definitely a top option. Nestled between the Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Mossel River and famous Cliff Path, this is popular area by any standards. Encompassing a large area of the suburb is the immaculate Fernkloof Estate, a prime location for a luxury holiday or investment whichever strikes your fancy. Accommodations in Hermanus and Fernkloof range from spacious guest lodges with panoramic views to newly renovated B&Bs to upmarket golf villas. Depending on the size of your party you can also opt for cosy self-catering cottages with en suite bathrooms or have free reign by renting a spacious loft or full house.
With the area situated at the foot of the Fernkloof Nature Reserve, it allows for quick access to the diverse landscape with its winding hiking trails and wide variety of endemic fauna and flora. The Reserve itself hosts a number of events throughout the year where they encourage visitors and locals alike to join in exploring the reserve and learning all about its inhabitants. Be sure to keep an eye on the town’s social calendar for the next event. As you head towards the coastline you can follow the famous Cliff Path that meanders along the Hermanus coast for about 12km and offers exceptional views over the bay and the chance to spot dassies (Rock Hyrax) lazing in the sunshine or the occasional bird flitting by.
Choosing to stay in Fernkloof lends itself to quick access to some of Hermanus’ top natural attractions as well as close proximity to all amenities and lekker local events. Wake up to the sounds of the ocean and the sights of paragliders making their descent from the cliffs behind Fernkloof. All while being a hop, skip and a jump from the scenic Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and Blue Flag Beaches of Hawston and Grotto Beach. So why not book your “green” stay in Fernkloof today?