Restaurants in Sandbaai Hermanus
There is something to be said about leaving the humdrum of daily life and escaping to a place that is both conveniently close enough to be within easy reach, but far enough away to just forget about everything and enjoy a bit of down time. Hermanus, an energetic and vibrant yet also peaceful town in the pristine Cape Overberg, is just that place. About two hours away from Cape Town, Hermanus is famous for the whales that migrate just off of Walker Bay. Yet one of its hidden gems is the small suburb of Sandbaai and its amazing little cluster of restaurants, delis and eateries. This village is also considered the gateway to the wonderful Hermanus Wine Wander through the spectacular Hemel-en-Aarde vineyards.
You can find Sandbaai just west of Hermanus and it’s well-worth exploring. The town is right near the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and boasts a quiet and peaceful community of about 4000 people. It’s truly one of the most amazing places to just relax and enjoy all the perks of being on holiday, like a mouth-watering meal form one of the beautiful places to eat in Hermanus. Whether you are looking for a little local pub or are more interested in luxurious fine dining, there is a restaurant in Sandbaai that will compliment your palate nicely - guaranteed to make your stay in the Overberg one for the books!
The scenery in and around Sanbaai is absolutely breath-taking, from the endemic plants and wildlife that are part of the Cape Floral Kingdom, to the mountains that meet with the thrashing ocean on pristine Blue Flag beaches. It is easy and delightful to just lose yourself and charge up the batteries on one of the many hikes and trails that are traversing the land. And you’re bound to work up an appetite because there are an endless amount of places to explore and things to do.
Being healthy in the Overberg is made even easier with all of this activity but also because produce and ingredeints here are farm-fresh. For anyone who loves to eat organic or vegan there are a number of Sandbaai restaurants that serve food with ingredients that are delivered fresh from the valleys that very day. There are also a variety of galleries, studios and jewellers to explore in Sandbaai when you’re done filling up on wholesome, country style food at a restaurant. After all you won’t need much excuse to walk off a full tummy or to visit this amazing paradise in the Cape Overberg for that matter.