Accommodation in Westcliff, Hermanus
Where can you wake up every morning being surrounded by endless views over the ocean while still being a stone’s throw from all the excitement? The answer is Hermanus. This bustling coastal town in the Overberg region of the Western Cape has become synonymous with exceptional holidays with its exciting events and thrilling outdoor adventures. And if you really want to immerse yourself in the heart of it all, then choose Westcliff as your home away from home during your stay in the Overberg.
The lively area stretches all the way from Old Harbour to the New Harbour where all the whale watching operators launch from. The area also includes quite a large part of the Hermanus coastline where the famous Cliff Path meanders along the cliffs and is also one of the more popular spots to enjoy land-based whale watching from during the whale season (June until November). During these months you’ll find both locals and travellers dotting the cliffs of Walker Bay as they enjoy the sights of the majestic Southern Right Whales as they frolick in the shallows. This is of course not the only attraction of this thriving town, oh no. Hermanus also offers a variety of other exciting activities like hiking, paragliding, kayaking, mountain biking, horse riding and exploring the Fernkloof Nature Reserve. Also be sure to pop by the local morning markets, browse the various art galleries and studios, and visit the scenic Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and its culinary delights.
Situated in the centre of town, Westcliff makes for the ideal point from which to explore all the attractions of Hermanus and the surrounding region. And after a long day of exploring, it’s good to know that you are coming ‘home’ to a luxurious stay in a prime location. The accommodation in Hermanus is quite an experience as it various from boutique hotels right on the water’s edge to quaint little cottages where you can escape from the world. Treat yourself and your partner to a stay in a cosy cottage with your own private pool and terrace or spoil your family and friends to a spacious self-catering house within walking distance from all the amenities.
A stay in Westcliff is also one of utmost convenience. Within a short walk you’ll find yourself at the Village Square with its long list of shops, delis, restaurants and spectacular view over Walker Bay. For extended stays you can rest assured, as you are also a quick drive away from the town’s top-notch hospitals and medical professionals. Town centre is also just around the corner which means you can take a leisurely stroll and find yourself in the centre of the general excitement that fills the air over weekends and during the holiday seasons.
For a pampered retreat where you can wake up to the sound of waves crashing on the cliff and the sights of whales playing in the Bay, book yourself a stay in Westcliff, Hermanus. This suburb in the centre of town truly offers the best of what Hermanus has to offer when it comes to stunning scenery and convenience mixed with a dollop of entertainment and excitement.