The Thatch House, situated on the edge of the Hermanus lagoon, is an upmarket boutique hotel with breath taking views of the ancient Cape Fold mountains and Lagoon which offers peace, tranquility and total privacy. This exclusive retreat offers guests a restful escape from the city in an exquisite setting.
The soulful setting, luxurious private and shared guest spaces, exceptional cuisine and personalized service creates the ideal canvas to create lasting memories in a destination that is rich with activities and experiences.
The 1,500 square meter boutique property has been exquisitely appointed to offer guests a sense of home. Our expansive and luxurious suites, in and outdoor living areas, games room and gym are designed to create a sense of welcoming and belonging.
Our food and wine experience emphasizes dining that is delicious, fresh and healthy. We only use fresh seasonal ingredients, prepared to offer authentic and appetizing dining.
The 2 hectares of lovingly manicured gardens provides endless opportunities to enjoy some "us" time with loved ones far away from the noise and busyness of every day. It is also full of activities for guests, which includes:
flood lit tennis court
chipping and putting green
play areas for children with a huge tree house and trampolines
2 swimming pools
Head on down to the lagoon and enjoy an afternoon paddling, SUPing or simply enjoying a picnic or sun-downer at the water’s edge. Whilst with us be sure to enjoy a private boat cruise or water ski. (private boat cruises are excluded from the rates)
Terry and the team are passionate about creating intimate, personalized experiences for our guests.
What to expect in our luxury boutique hotel:
Vast, elegant and comfortable individually styled suites,
all with views.
Two swimming pools.
A gym, putting green, floodlit tennis court and hot tub.
On-site chef and manager for optional catering.
Full-time cleaning staff.
Kids’ jungle gym, games room and movies.
Complete privacy and security.
What to do at the luxury boutique hotel:
Paddle the lagoon,
Laze by the pool,
Enjoy a good book in the library,
Arrange a wine tasting over lunch,
Request a picnic at the lagoon,
Stroll down to the jetty with your kids and some fishing tackle to try your luck,
Take the boat across the lagoon to Grotto Beach.
What to do in the area:
See the whales (by kayaking up close, or from the cliff paths in Hermanus, or by boat (they visit between July and November).
Enjoy some pamper time at the nearby spa or request a therapist to visit your suite.
Play golf at world class courses (Arabella and Hermanus Golf Club)
Dive with sharks. (Trips leave from Gansbaai, a 35-minute drive away.)
Enjoy shopping, restaurants and Saturday markets in pretty Hermanus.
Taste great wines in the Hemel en Aarde (Heaven and Earth) Valley.
Go hiking and mountain biking in the fynbos-covered mountains.
In Room Facilities:
6 Individually decorated, spacious double volume suites with breathtakingly views. 4 suites have an additional adjoining room with two twin beds making it ideal for a family getaway.
In Suite facilities include:
Stocked complimentary locally sourced snacks and mini bar (replenished daily),
Wireless bose speaker,
Private outdoor terrace,
Flat screen digital televisions with full suite of available channels,
Air conditioning, under floor heating and heated towel rails,
Walk in dressing room,
Charlotte Rhys amenities,
Dressing gowns and slippers – liner drawer – 100% cotton
100% Percale linen and king size,
Extra length beds,
A safe for valuables,
The property is located next to the Hermanus Yacht Club.
Its special features include a private jetty, helicopter pad, floodlit tennis court, putting green.
There are many things to do in the Overberg region, such as:
*Luxury Sunset Cruises
*Arabella Golf Course
*Shark Cage Diving
*Wine Tasting and much much more...