Beautiful Abalone is situated in Westcliff, a quiet area very close to the centre of all the activities Hermanus has to offer. Yet it is far away enough from the town`s busy streets so that you can enjoy your holiday in comfort and serenity. And of course, close enough to the sea so that you can breathe the wonderful champagne air and go for endless strolls on the cliff path that literary stretches for miles and miles.
The main house and separate flat will cater for your every need while relaxing in one of the prettiest tourist attractions in South Africa. The main house sleeps 10 people and the separate flat sleeps 4 people. The plot is fully walled with strong gates and an activated alarm system to ensure that no uninvited guests spoil your holiday. Parking is provided in a secure garage with an extra parking space behind the high gates.
Beautiful Abalone is the ideal house for a big family, a group of friends or tourists that want to explore the splendor of Hermanus and the sight of whales with their tails visible above the surface of the ocean.
Accommodation at Beautiful Abalone:
The Main House features an open-plan living area with DStv. The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering with a stainless steel oven and stove top, a separate scullery, dishwasher and tumble dryer, as well as a microwave, fridge-freezer, percolator, and toaster. The bedrooms are tastefully decorated and open up onto the garden. Features include an entertainment and barbecue area at the back with a shutter roof that opens and closes. 2 full bathrooms are available, 1 of which is en-suite. Secure garage parking and an extra parking space behind high gates are also provided. The loft area also sleeps 4 guests non private, 1x Queen bed and 1 x Futon couch and consists of a full bedroom with a bathroom, a small kitchenette with a fridge and tea and coffee-making facilities, and a small television lounge corner.
The separate secluded garden flat sleeps up to 2 adult guests and 2 children under 10 years of age and has its own private entrance. It is strictly not suitable for more than 2 adults. The kitchenette is fully equipped for self-catering and the unit features a television with DStv, a safe, and separate barbecue facilities. The bedroom contains a full en-suite bathroom.
Hermanus, the world's foremost land based whale watching destination, is a thriving holiday resort offering residents and holiday makers all modern amenities, yet retaining its fisherman's village charm. The popular resort town of Hermanus, situated between mountain and sea, has gained world-wide recognition as the world's foremost land based whale watching destination. This has resulted in the former fishing village showing a tremendous growth over the last few years.
Contributory factors to the success of the town are the natural scenic beauty, the mild climate, the range of outdoor activities available, and the close proximity to Cape Town, with Hermanus being a mere 140 km from the Cape Metrople. The ideal base from which to explore the Western Cape and the Cape Overberg.
Hermanus has something for everyone. The Fernkloof Nature Reserve has over 40 km of walks, ranging from moderate to strenuous walks in the beautiful mountains which form an imposing backdrop to the town. The 14 km of unique cliff walks recently incorporated into the nature reserve boast a variety of coastal fynbos and birdlife (See Hermanus Hiking Trails).
The pristine stretches of beach offer solitude to the walker and boating activities abound in the Kleinriver Lagoon, renowned for its birdlife. Invigorating horse rides along the beach appeal to all ages. The Hermanus Golf Course is well known and curious baboons create a diversion as they silently observe the players.
The Old Harbour complex in Hermanus offers the visitor an insight into Hermanus' past as a Fisherman's village and marine life. Hermanus and neighbouring towns Onrus and Stanford are the residence of a variety of artists, from watercolours, to writers, potters and crafters. Excellent jewellery is produced and crafts of a high standard can be purchased at the popular Craft Market at Lemm's Corner.
The Hermanus Wine Route, the southern most in Africa, produces top quality, world renowned wines. Hermanus is firmly established on the Epicurean map with its myriad of restaurants, fine wine, fresh vegetables cheese and fish. Today Hermanus remains a thriving holiday resort offering residents and holiday makers all modern amenities, yet retaining its fisherman's village charm.
50% refund: 7 days or more from arrival date. (less handling fees) - No refund: 6 days or less from arrival date.
Facilities & Services available:
Children under 12 years
Pets only by Arrangement
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Parking (off-street - open)
Parking (off-street - covered)
Communal Satellite TV
Beautiful Abalone is a Self-Catering in Hermanus Western Cape South Africa