Bed & Breakfasts in Voelklip Hermanus
If you’re spending time in the Overberg but don’t necessarily want to be in the hustle and bustle of central Hermanus, then Voelklip is the ideal area for you. It’s also a real treat for those who love nature as it’s perfectly sandwiched between the mountains and the beach – exactly where you want to be really. Once you’ve settled in here you’ll immediately see how incredibly simple it is for you to experience the very best that the Overberg region has to offer. Additionally, the beautiful bed and breakfasts in Hermanus will add a touch of luxury to your stay.
Rising up behind Voelklip is the beautiful Fernkloof Nature Reserve. There is a trail up into the mountains that starts directly behind the suburb and is suitable for both hiking and mountain biking. There are also several lookout points up this trail where you can stop for a picnic or just a rest and take in the stunning scenery. The view also looks out over the Atlantic Ocean where you can regularly see whales playing in the water between July and December.
On the other side of Voelklip is the ocean and some lovely beaches. Voelklip Beach is a great spot for sunbathing and swimming, and it’s also very popular with surfers as the waves can build up to a decent size. There are also several smaller beaches just around the corner and they are truly wonderful if you’re looking for a secluded spot to relax in. On the other side of Voelklip Beach is Grotto Beach. Here you’ll find 2km of incredible shoreline that is perfect for swimming, bodyboarding and many other beach activities. This beach has Blue Flag status which means it is one of the best in the world in terms of cleanliness and modern amenities. Tourists and locals alike flock to this beach all year round to enjoy it and in winter especially the shoreline of Hermanus is a prime spot for whale watching.
When you stay in Voelklip, you’re only a five-minute drive to the centre of town and from there you can explore the rest of the beautiful Overberg region. A firm favourite when staying in this corner of the world, is the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. It stretches between the mountains above Hermanus and is dotted with wine estates that produce exceptional wines.
Voelklip really is a stunning little part of Hermanus. It provides holiday-makers with direct access to two of the major attractions for the area – the beach and the mountains. You’ll love being able to walk straight out of your accommodation in Hermanus and onto one of these beautiful spots. In short, the bed and breakfasts in Voelklip will always get you off to a great stay in a memorable slice of paradise.