Sea front upmarket luxury Hermanus Guest House, or Boutique Hotel as our English guests describe us, where all rooms have panoramic sea views ideal for whale watching and are fully en-suite with king-size beds, private balconies or patios and luxury fittings.
Our Guest house in Hermanus provides awesome whale watching opportunities. This unique accommodation, where you can watch whales from your bed or private patio, has 4 stars and is a luxury guest house with magnificent sea views.
Listen to the sea gently lull you to sleep each evening. Shark cage diving or shark based activities can be arranged and is an easy drive from Hermanus.
Walk from our front gate along the cliffs to town or the New Harbour and watch whales jump or swim sometimes so close you feel you can touch them or just sit and enjoy the stunning tranquility and beauty.
Pub with cosy fireplace and TV
Heated salt pool
Small gym and treatment room
Guest lounges with fireplace
Cliff path in front of house
1km walk to village centre and restaurants
Secure parking at the rear
Massage, reflexology and aroma therapy
Beauty therapy - facials, pedicures etc
Guaranteed full sea views from all rooms
Transport can be arranged to restaurants
Ground Floor, Sea Facing:
The ground floor rooms have stunning sea views, very spacious, beautifully decorated, full en suite bathrooms and large private sea facing patios with garden. Perfect to watch the whales from the comfort of your room or patio. Can be made up as twin beds.
Ground Floor sea facing:
This room has a king size bed, beautifully decorated, stunning sea views, full en suite bathrooms and large private patio. Perfect to watch the whales from your bed or from your patio.
First Floor Sea Facing:
All our first floor rooms have stunning sea views, very spacious, beautifully decorated, king size extra length beds, full en suite bathrooms and large private sea facing balconies. Perfect to watch the whales from the comfort of your room or balcony.
This suite consists of a huge lounge, bedroom with dressing room and full en suite bathroom. Very luxurious and beautifully decorated. Situated on the first floor, with stunning views from your balcony.
On The Cliff Guest House Activities:
Hermanus has wonderful beaches stretching for miles and swimming areas with life guards. We can also arrange whale watching cruises, scuba diving, paragliding, horse riding on the beach
- Fishing, golf, quad biking, sea kayaking, wine tasting at top wine estates surrounding Hermanus, trips to the penguin colony, 4x4 beach picnics, etc.
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Other Accommodation near On The Cliff Guest House:
Accommodation options within 8km from On The Cliff Guest House include:
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