Holiday accommodation in Hermanus

Toggle Filters

Getaways to Hermanus

We list a selection of self-catering apartments and houses as well as guesthouses in Hermanus to rent for the holidays, a weekend getaway or a romantic getaway break.

About the area

Hermanus is a popular resort town that is world famous as one of the top land-based whale watching destinations. Situated between sea and mountain, this former fishing village offers spectacular natural scenic beauty.

There are many hiking trails in the area, ranging from moderate to strenuous. Fernkloof Nature Reserve has over 40 km of trails, in the beautiful mountains that form an imposing backdrop to the town. Including cliff walks that boast a variety of coastal fynbos and birdlife.

Or take a leisurely stroll on the pristine stretches of beach, that include Voƫlklip Beach and the broad Grotto Beach, overlooking Walker Bay.

There is also a Hermanus Wine Route, which is the southernmost in Africa and produces top quality and world-renowned wines.

While Hermanus retains its fisherman’s village charm, it has all the moderns amenities, ranging from many restaurants, shops and markets. It is also only 140km from Cape Town and a charming base from which to explore the greater Cape Overberg area.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Hermanus is during whale watching season when the whales can be seen from the cliffs in the town centre as early as June until they usually depart in early December.

Still not sure?

View all accommodation in the Western Cape, or use our website chat function to leave a private message.