Hermanus Backpacker Accommodation
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The quietness and the sea views.
...the small town feeling with the ever present beautiful blue sea!!!
The accommodation was lovely!
Great location for relaxation and walks.
The area is nice and cool but we were indoors, didn't go out. Will definitely go again.
Grotto beach is awesome (especially when the wind isn’t howling).
The whales, atmosphere and ocean basket was great
Nice weather and atmosphere.
Great hospitality, thank you Angelique.
More info about Hermanus
All around the world Hermanus is known as the best land based whale watching destination in the world. Hundreds flock here for whale watching and, of course, the whale festival that takes place every year to celebrate the returning of the Southern Right Whale to the area. Situated between the ocean and the magnificent Overberg mountains, Hermanus is the perfect place for rest and relaxation.
In the Fernkloof Nature Reserve which boasts 1400 different types of plant species, bird enthusiasts are spoiled for choice, with over 100 varieties of birds. Such as the Orange-breasted Sunbird, the Cape Sugarbird, Victorin’s Warbler and many more rare, beautiful and fascinating animals.
The town of Hermanus was founded in 1820 by Hermanus Pieters and was originally called Hermanuspietersfontein. The name was then later changed to Hermanus in 1902 by the Postmaster as it was too long. Over the years the small fishing village has become one of the most popular... Show more
For those who are a little adventurous and enjoy the company of other travellers, you can decide to stay at a Backpackers. Often having to share a room with others as well as costs, it is incredibly inexpensive. Often the best choice for those who may be just passing through or will be occupied for the majority of their day. It comes with the most basic amenities and is often formed as part of a bar or similar establishment. Not recommended for those who want privacy, this is best suited for those who wouldn’t mind meeting various other interesting travellers.