Bed & breakfasts in Sandbaai, Hermanus
Hermanus has become well-known as one of the top holiday destinations in South Africa. It’s the crown of the Overberg region and offers up some amazing treats for visitors all year round. There are also plenty of options when it comes to accommodation in Hermanus and in terms of the most popular, bed and breakfasts in Sandbaai are a firm favourite for those looking to stay somewhere quiet.
Sandbaai is a little suburb on the outskirts of Hermanus and away from the hustle and bustle of central town. It lies to the west of the town at the start of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. This makes the quiet suburb a perfect jumping off point for exploring the rest of the Overberg region and its natural splendour. It’s also beautifully situated right near the water’s edge, where visitors can easily get to the beach and watch whales during their migration season.
By choosing to stay in Sandbaai, you have easy access to the main town and all of the tourist attractions it has to offer. The centre of Hermanus is about a 10-minute drive away and there is plenty to see and do here. The whale museum and the Old Harbour are important historical sites to explore and on the weekends as well as the town’s lovely markets to wander through and explore at your own pace. You can purchase locally made crafts and enjoy delicious, fresh food and local delicacies.
Bed and breakfasts in Hermanus offers you and any travelling compaions a wonderful, quiet spot to retire to for rest and rejuvenation. Sandbaai far enough away from the main buzz of Hermanus that you can truly switch off and get away from the crowds. You’re also surrounded by incredible scenery and natural abundance – from mountains full of fynbos to oceans that are home to Southern Right and Humpback Whales from July to December.
The mouth of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley is off the R43, directly opposite to the main entrance to Sandbaai. This valley boasts some incredible wine farms that you can visit for tastings and for a wander through their beautiful grounds. Many of the estates also have restaurants where you can sample the finest local cuisine. If you’re travelling with the family then there are even several farms that have child-friendly grounds and play areas that your little ones will love.
A holiday in Hermanus is bound to leave you feeling rejuvenated, rested and happy. It’s a beautiful place, surrounded by mountains and oceans that will fill your heart with tranquillity. Stay at one of the bed and breakfasts in Sandbaai for a relaxing getaway.