Hermanus is one of the most popular coastal towns in the country. It is located under two hour's drive from Cape Town and the international airport and enjoys the beautiful scenic setting of the Cape Overberg region of the Western Cape.
Hermanus is regarded as the best land-based whale watching hub of the world. Every year between October and January, these majestic mammals put up a dramatic show of lobtailing, spyhopping and breaching against the spectacular backdrop of the mountains of the Cape Overberg. Some of these wonderful animals include Southern Right, Humpback and even Killer Whales. They can be viewed from the shore or from boat-based whale watching tours.
The entire area is surrounded by the impressive mountains of the Cape Overberg, as well as hundreds of species of the spectacular fynbos that is endemic to this country. The breathtaking views combined with clean champagne air and natural beauty makes Hermanus a sought-after destination for holiday makers and permanent residents alike.
The beaches (including Blue Flag status beaches) provide long stretches of white sandy shores which creates the opportunity for families and friends to make beautiful memories. Whether it is swimming, sailing, kayaking, picnicking or simply whiling away the time on gorgeous sunny days, Hermanus offers it all.
Hermanus also offers top class infrastructure with a regional shopping mall, medical facilities including a Medi-Clinic Private Hospital and new Oncology Centre, sport facilities and more. There is a strong café culture with stunning eateries that line the main promenade area along with boutiques, décor, arts and craft stores. There are a number of local markets that provide a wide range of fresh produce and local eats and drinks of exceptional quality for a fabulous day of family fun.
Hermanus offers a range of schools offering a top class education including the Curro Hermanus Private School, Hermanus Primary and Hermanus High School.
The Hemel-en-Aarde wine valley is one of the popular attractions of Hermanus, offering a range of wineries with wine tasting and restaurant facilities among spectacular vineyard, mountain and landscape views.
Hermanus offers one of the best lifestyles in the country with a broad range of property to choose from, ranging from affordable to top class luxury seaside homes priced in the upper millions. It is a fantastic holiday destination and one of the best places to live, retire and raise children.
Seeff Hermanus is a market leader and offers a full team of local area experts who can assist with every property need, from sales to residential and holiday rentals.