Holiday accommodation in Hermanus
Possibly the most famous town in the whole Overberg region, Hermanus is a great place for a holiday. Whether you’re looking for a quick weekend getaway or need a week or more to unwind completely, there is a place for you in this beautiful and historic seaside town. There’s actually a wide range of options when it comes to Hermanus accommodation. You can choose to camp or bring a caravan to a site, or stay in a high-end hotel or guest house. It all depends on the type of holiday you prefer and what’s in your budget.
The best part about all of the options available for holiday accommodation in Hermanus is that you get the freedom to choose what really suits you and the trip you want to have. Roughing it in a campsite is a lot of fun for people who love to be one with nature and like to stay in places where the next adventure is right at your tent flaps. Self-catering apartments or houses give you a wonderful home away from home experience, where you can take over the whole accommodation and don’t have to worry about other guests or dining schedules imposed by your hotel. Guest houses, Bed and Breakfasts, and hotels give you a touch of luxury because you get waited on by the staff. You also get a dining room where you can get meals for the day.
Wherever you choose to stay when visiting the Cape Whale Coast, you won’t be disappointed in what the town of Hermanus has to offer holidaymakers. In whale watching season – July to November – you get some of the best land-based whale watching opportunities in the world. There are numerous vantage points within the town itself and several along the coastline on either side of Hermanus. It’s an absolute treat to witness the giants of the ocean frolicking and playing in the waves so close to the shoreline.
Other highlights of a holiday in Hermanus include going to the beach in the summer months. The town has a Blue Flag beach, meaning it is one of the best in the world. People come from all over to sit on this glorious stretch of sand on a hot summer’s day. You can also spend your days exploring the nearby nature reserve. Fernkloof has numerous paths for walking and hiking along, and showcases some of the very best of the indigenous fynbos that can only be found in the Western Cape.