Set on the edge of the cliffs, overlooking the whale watchers paradise of Walker Bay is an intimate French Provencal retreat, inspired by a beautiful chateau on the hills of an ancient village outside St. Remy. Rustic stone and wrought iron balconied faade, stone floors and an arched walkway invite you in to an incomparable vista over the cliffs, fynbos and the bay. Built around a romantic central courtyard, with a cool charcoal and travertine pool, you can enjoy sumptuous breakfasts under a grapevined terrace, on the seafront or opposite the fireplace in the stylish dining room.
The cool interiors and rich colors offer a haven of great charm and style. Classic decoration, works of art, sculptures and large stone fireplaces impart a sense of timeless elegance. All six suites are individually themed and furnished in soft relaxing colors and natural woods that are well suited to a luxurious ocean fronted environment. The ensuite bathrooms are the ultimate in indulgence with French fragranced bath products, heated towel rails, gowns and complimentary slippers.
For a romantic getaway choose a suite with your own Jacuzzi or plunge pool. All rooms offer superb sea and mountain views, where you wake up to watch whales breaching within 100 meters of your bed. Private balconies and courtyards, prestige linen, goose down duvets, fur blankets, fresh flowers, fruit, ground coffee, champagne for special occasions and every other luxury go to make up this unique package. Telephones, internet connections, DSTV, mini bars, safes, hairdryers, separate dressing rooms, under floor heating are standard. Close proximity to all local attractions, most within walking distance.
Tailor your stay by making individual arrangements with management for breakfasts, which are inclusive, picnic lunches, dinners and all other activities. No request is too big to handle.
Local attractions are world renowned and within a kilometer of Auberge Provence. The most famous of these are whale watching from the cliffs (which are on our doorstep) or from boats or the air at the New Harbour or Gansbaai and shark cage diving from either the New Harbour or Gansbaai. Trips can be arranged by management to suit your schedule. Other superb options are trips to Dyer Island to see one of the largest seal colonies, wine tasting on the Hermanus or Franschoek wine routes, a trip to Cape Agulhas to visit the most southern tip of Africa, walks on the mountains and cliff paths with the magnificent display of fynbos or simply enjoying warm, wonderful days on the pristine, white Hermanus beaches
DIRECTIONS FROM CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:
Distance: 115 Km
Travelling Time: 1h30min
From the airport take the Somerset West/Grabouw turnoff on the N2 towards Hermanus. At the bottom of the Houw Hoek Pass, turn left onto the R43 to Hermanus. Travel for approximately
Before entering Hermanus, pass the Gateway Spar Shopping Centre on your right. Cross over the three way traffic light with the Total Gas Station on your right. Turn right into de Goede Street, the second road after the traffic light.
Travel along De Goede until you reach the T-junction. Turn right into Westcliff Drive and Auberge Provence is the second house on your left.
DIRECTIONS FROM KNYSNA/GEORGE:
Take the N2 in the direction of Cape Town. Once you have passed the town of Riviersonderend, look out for a sign on your left hand side towards Hermanus ( R326). This is approximately 10 kilometers outside Riviersonderend. Turn left and follow the road until you reach STANFORD. (Four way crossing)
To turn right onto the R43 towards Hermanus. You will be traveling for approximately 20 km towards Hermanus. The R43 changes into the Main Road of Hermanus.
Follow this road straight into Hermanus. Pass the Traffic circle /Roundabout and go straight into the town. You will reach the Main Road , pass straight over the Four ways stop and then you will reach a set of traffic lights where you can only turn Right. Your second road to the LEFT is PARK ROAD ( Shell Petrol Station on your left) Turn Left. At the stop street (the sea will be in front of you) TURN RIGHT follow this road straight. You will be traveling for approximately 850 meters Auberge Provence will be on your left signboard will be standing on the pavement.