Accommodation in Sandbaai, Hermanus
They say change is as good as a holiday. But why not combine the two and change your usual holiday spot to a destination in the Overberg. Characterized by diverse natural landscapes, an abundance of plant- and wildlife species and crisp champagne air carried in on the afternoon ocean breeze, this is a destination that will enthral your senses. Capturing all of this in a most splendid way is the area of Sandbaai in Hermanus. And with a wide variety of accommodations available in Hermanus, this might just be the perfect spot to make a change.
In the past few years, Hermanus has become quite the popular holiday destination among national and international travellers alike. The rich biodiversity of the Overberg region coupled with the culinary delights of the award-winning wine estates of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and the endless list of exciting activities makes a recipe for a memorable vacation by any standards. And then there is also the show-stopping Kalfiefees and Hermanus Whale Festival towards the end of the year that will thrill and amaze all who join in the festivities.
Sandbaai, with its prime location, has been a popular choice amongst residents and travellers for many years now. The pretty suburb caught between the main road and blue waters of Walker Bay offers the best of both worlds with its quick access to its very own Sandbaai beach and a small hub of businesses at the entrance and opposite the Hemel-en-Aarde Village. Here you’ll find one of the prestigious wine cellars of the area, a hotspot for local markets, various welcoming eateries, a popular nursery and Agri co-op as well as convenience stores and a private school. You can truly call this area the hub of suburbia in Hermanus.
When choosing where to stay in the sunny suburb, there are ample possibilities to meet your needs, whether you are travelling with your close family or a large group of friends. The accommodations here range from stunning open-plan beach houses to cosy B&B cottages to seafront guest houses. Most of the lodgings here are aimed at creating a sense of relaxation, whether it be through the simple décor, the spacious lounge areas and suites or the wrap-around verandas with their panoramic views of the ocean.
Besides its convenience, the area of Sandbaai also makes for a great base from which to explore the attractions of Hermanus and its neighbouring towns. The neighbouring area of Onrus also holds a variety of small businesses, its own white sandy beach and an excellent camping and caravan park (for the relatives who want to get into the proper December holiday spirit). More permanent residents have quick access to the nearby facilities, shops and industrial area with its various services and traffic department. Right opposite the entrance to the area marks the beginning of the scenic Hemel-en-Aarde Valley with its array of wine estates, sophisticated restaurants and luxurious accommodations.
So when you’re looking to make the change and treat yourself to a sublime getaway of relaxation of convenience, Sandbaai is definitely the right spot for you.