Where to stay around Hermanus?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 66 holiday lettings near Hermanus. From 33 houses to 12 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hermanus is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hermanus?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hermanus. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hermanus Beach: 71 holiday lettings
  • Walkerbay Estate and Birkenhead Brewery: 63 holiday lettings
  • Fernkloof Nature Reserve: 71 holiday lettings
  • Kleinbaai Harbour: 62 holiday lettings
  • Paul Cluver Wines: 229 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hermanus listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Hermanus?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 33 houses in Hermanus. Our other popular types of Hermanus holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hermanus?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 21 holiday homes with pool available in Hermanus. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Hermanus, South Africa your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for a vacation in a beautiful coastal location should look no further than Hermanus in South Africa. Located in the Western Cape in the south west corner of the country there are many interesting things to see and do in Hermanus. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments and cottages.

    Things to do on holiday to Hermanus, South Africa

    The coastal resort of Hermanus has several beaches many of which are ideal for families with children, but there are also opportunities to swim, surf or dive here. There are plenty of hiking routes here taking in some beautiful coastline and countryside including Fernkloof Nature Reserve. Another good way to see the area close up is on horseback, a 4x4 jeep tour or on a quad bike. A number of golf courses are located in the area including the 18-hole one at Hermanus Golf Club. Other activities available here include paintballing, paragliding, radio controlled gliding, swimming at the public pool or visitors can enjoy more relaxing moments at one of the wellness centres. The area has a variety of shops including several at the Village Square, where visitors can purchase souvenirs, arts and crafts, jewellery and toys amongst other things. Self catering holidaymakers will find numerous stores and markets from which to purchase fresh food and drink. Hermanus also has many bars, coffee shops and restaurants with a good variety of cuisine.

    Places to visit on holiday to Hermanus, South Africa

    Hermanus is home to many places of interest including museums and galleries such as the Old Harbour Museum, De Wet’s Huis Photo Museum, Fisherman’s Gallery and Gallery Number 10. Boat trips are available from the harbour and include whale watching excursions or trips to Shark Valley, Dyer and Geyser Islands where they may see the great white shark.There are many places of natural beauty in and around Hermanus such as L’Agulhas National Park and Fernkloof Nature Reserve. Holidaymakers may also like to visit one of the wineries in the region. Cape Town is just an hour and 25 minute’s drive from Hermanus and has many more interesting places to visit including the famous Table Mountain.

    Weather in Hermanus, South Africa

    The Western Cape weather generally has warm, dry summers and mild, moist winters. The wettest month is usually June with an average of 93mm rainfall. The warmest months are January and February with an average temperature of 21 degrees centigrade, whilst in June, July and August the average is approximately 13 degrees centigrade.

    Travel to Hermanus, South Africa

    Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is approximately one hour and 15 minute’s drive from Hermanus and has flights to and from various cities. These include the other main cities of South Africa as well as Amsterdam, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, London and Singapore. There are seasonal flights from Frankfurt and Munich in Germany. Numerous car rental firms have counters in the international and domestic arrivals terminals. These include Avis, Budget, Dollar Thrifty, Europcar, First Car Rental, Hertz, National Alamo and Tempest.

    Activities and attractions in Hermanus

    Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like whale watching and golfing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Hermanus a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Whalehaven Winery (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Fernkloof Nature Reserve (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Gabrielskloof Wine Estate (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
    • Ross Gower Wines (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
    • Almenkerk Wine Estate (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
    • Kogelberg Nature Reserve (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Hermanus

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Hermanus is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Fernkloof Nature Reserve (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Voelklip Beach (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
    • Grotto Beach (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
    • Hermanus Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
    • Hemel-en-Aarde Valley (6.2 mi / 10 km)
    • Bot River Estuary (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)