With uninterrupted panoramic sea views, the villa takes a front row seat on a breath taking private beach, a mere 20m from the crashing waves!
Walking through the door, the ocean view takes your breath away at first sight! Open plan kitchen to the right and dining area to the left make for easy tranquil meals with the best views in the house. The dining table seats 6 comfortably and the kitchen is fully equipped with crockery, glassware, pots, pans, cutlery etc. There is a full size electric oven, four ring electric hob, microwave oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher.
The open plan area continues on to the inviting lounge that opens out to the patio and ocean. Kick your feet up, relax and take in the magnificent view lounging on a large comfortable 4 seater leather couch and 2 traditional Malawian chairs. A brand new 43 inch Flat Screen TV matched with a sound bar and DSTV package will keep you entertained whilst under the cool breeze of a ceiling fan. Fin oil heaters will keep you warm and toasty with your coffee in our winter months. Take a step out of the lounge and onto the patio, welcoming panoramic sea views! The patio provides a social walk in 6 seater picnic table/bench and deck umbrella. Watch the whales frolic and nurse their calves in the shelter of the rocks in front of you whilst entertaining over a Weber braai/bbq.
Fall asleep to the tranquil crashing waves. The beach house has 3 spacious bedrooms boasting luxury white linens for your comfort, ample cupboard room and ocean themed decor. The first two bedrooms are fitted with comfortable queen-size beds and are glamourized with uninterrupted views of the ocean. The third bedroom has two single beds with a quaint garden view. There are 2 en suite bathrooms and 1 family bathroom. Bathrooms contain separate shower and bath, basin, toilet and all of which are decked out with luxury soft toweling.
SEA VIEW APARTMENT:
The Sea View Apartment is situated on the 1st floor with spectacular 180 degree sea and mountain views. It’s a mere 50m from the beach front offering the affordability of a second row unit whilst being uniquely placed still allowing for a view of the rocky beach and crashing waves too!
Walking into the apartment the spectacular sea view is the first to catch your eye and is visible from every room in the apartment! The kitchen is fully equipped with modern crockery, glassware, pots, pans, cutlery etc. There is a full size electric oven, four ring electric hob, microwave oven, fridge/freezer and coffee machine! Basic supplies provided include coffee, tea, sugar, salt and pepper. A view of the crashing waves can be seen whilst preparing your meals and they can be enjoyed seated on two comfy stools or dined out on the balcony to take in the fresh salty air!
The lounge invites you to put your feet up and get comfy on a soft 3 seater leisure couch! A brand new 43 inch flat screen TV offers DSTV and complimentary Wifi is available to you as well. A heater and fluffy blankets will keep you snuggled and toasty in the winter months whilst you enjoy the beautiful sea view from the window! A rechargeable torch light and candles are provided along with a recommendation file for restaurants and activities!
Step through the sliding door and onto the open balcony to feel that sea breeze! Patio furniture as well as a Weber braai/BBQ is everything you need for a festive or romantic evening under the stars.
Fall asleep to the sound of the soothing waves on a comfy hotel standard queen size mattress with luxury white linens. An electric blanket and heater are provided for cosy winter months. Drink your morning coffee in bed with a sea view of the crashing waves and open the sliding door out onto the balcony to enjoy the fresh salty air! There is ample cupboard space, a dresser and hairdryer as well as an en suite bathroom. The bathroom has mountainous view out the window and offers a bath, shower, basin, toilet and white fluffy towels!
Take that sun downer in hand for a stroll along the Estate’s Private Rocky Beach Trails. Watch the magnificent sunrise and sunsets from this private beach 50m from the apartment or watch from the comfort of your own balcony! Whales can often be seen frolicking in the bay from the Estate itself so you’ll be in for a treat during the season (June – November).
THE WHALE ROCK ESTATE:
The Estate is enclosed and safe with 24 hour security. The Estate has free private parking and offers a salt water rock pool and kids splash pool, clubhouse, squash courts and coin payable laundry facilities. The Estate is centrally located only 3km from Hermanus Town Centre and the apartment has everything you need for the perfect Hermanus getaway!
SCENERY. SAFETY. CONVENIENCE.
The Hermanus Whale View offers Beach Front Accommodation and has everything you need to ensure that you have a “whale” of a time during your stay with us :)
So, contact me with your enquiry/questions and lets confirm your booking with us to guarantee your price and reservation today!
The Whale Rock Estate offers:
Laze in the sun and cool off in the salt water rock swimming pool nestled in a pretty garden next to the clubhouse and squash court. Braai/bbq facilities make for festive entertainment options too!
The private beach allows for uninterrupted sea views, whale watching opportunities at your doorstep, giving you the chance to experience these majestic gentle giants up close and personal. Breathe in the champagne air and take an afternoon stroll along the private beach walking trails!
There are coin activated laundry facilities if required for the apartment guests. The beach has in house laundry facilities.
The estate is protected with 24 hour security at the gate as well as patrols of the premises. There are dedicated secure and free parking bays for your safety and convenience!
Hermanus and the surrounding areas:
The Hermanus culture thrives all year round as it is often referred to as “The 365 day a year holiday destination"! Hermanus, a ricquaint town situated between majestic mountains and serene seas has gained worldwide recognition as the world's foremost land based (a few meters away) whale watching destination!
Conveniently located only one and a half hours from Cape Town International Airport, it’s an easy and beautiful scenic drive through the mountains. A coastal road option starting at the famous Gordon’s Bay will wind you along the ocean edge as part of the Cape’s exquisite Garden Route. Towns in close proximity (0.5 -2 hour drive) of Hermanus itself that are worthy attractions include Kleinmond, Betty’s Bay, Gansbaai, Stellenbosch and Franschoek.
Hermanus holds a unique appeal in that it offers all modern amenities whist still retaining its fisherman village charm that it is most loved for. It's easy to see why it’s one of South Africa’s favourite holiday locations and why it should be at the top of your list of places to visit!
In Room Facilities:
BEACH HOUSE - Fully furnished and equipped:
The kitchen appliances include a dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, electric hob and oven. A full set of cutlery, utensils, kitchenware, plates, mugs and glasses make for easy cooking and meal preparation. We offer complimentary tea and coffee supplies for those tranquil morning views. All bedrooms are fitted with hotel standard beds, luxury white cotton linens and bathrooms supply white fluffy towelling and hand soap. For chillier days, oil fin heaters in each room keep you warm and toasty along with winter blankets and electric blankets too. The lounge is kitted out with a 43inch flat-screen TV, surround sound, DSTV satellite package and a killer sea view! A private patio makes for the perfect braai/bbq evening with our six seater picnic bench and Weber braai/bbq. Optional cleaning and laundry services are available at an additional charge for your convenience. The beach house provides free private parking secure next to the beach house, an alarm system and 24 hour estate security. Extras include beach towels, lanterns and torches, ceiling fans, hair dryer, lockable safe and a baby/toddler wooden cot for those travelling with small children.
SEA VIEW APARTMENT - Fully furnished and equipped:
The kitchen appliances include a fridge/freezer, microwave, electric hob and oven. A full set of cutlery, utensils, kitchenware, plates, mugs and glasses make for easy cooking and meal preparation. We offer complimentary tea and coffee supplies for those tranquil morning views long with a coffee machine. The bedroom is fitted with a hotel standard queen bed, luxury white cotton linen and the bathroom supplies white fluffy towelling and hand soap. For chillier days, wall mounted heaters in each room keep you warm and toasty along with winter blankets and electric bed blanket too. The lounge is kitted out with a 43inch flat-screen TV, DSTV satellite package and a beautiful sea view! A private balcony makes for the perfect star lit evening furnished with a table and chairs as well as a Weber braai/bbq. Optional cleaning and laundry services are available at an additional charge for your convenience. The apartment has an undercover parking bay! Extras include beach towels, candles, a rechargeable torch light and a hair dryer.
Hermanus is most famous for becoming a “Whale Wonderland” each year as the bay literally teems with tons of whales from June to November! We provide the perfect viewing spot as the house is beach front property. The Hermanus Whale Festival is a fitting way to mark the peak of the whale watching season at the end of September.
The Hermanus Whale Festival is the only Enviro Arts festival in the country. The truly magnificent Southern Right Whales are the star attractions of course, who completely steal the show ;) Aside from the “Whale Wonderland” that comes of Hermanus- music, art and food markets along with environmental activities make up the Festivals program that’s bound to leave you wanting more!
The heart of Hermanus town is a mere 3 km from the beach house and invites you to enjoy a large range of restaurant options! These include everything from beach front fine dining to quick stop take-aways! We supply a list of recommendations providing a multitude of cuisines and breath taking views to choose from. And most restaurants carry a selection of local wines which is a great way to celebrate South Africa’s famous wine heritage. Cheers! Ps. Bietang’s is world famous for its beach front Cave location and is our local must visit gem!
Conveniently situated only a short 1hr30min drive from Cape Town International Airport, your getaway begins with an easy and beautiful scenic route through the mountains. A coastal road option starting at the famous Gordon’s Bay will wind you along the ocean edge as part of the Cape’s exquisite Garden Route. Towns in close proximity (30min -2hr drive) of Hermanus itself that are worthy attractions include Kleinmond, Betty’s Bay, Gansbaai, Stellenbosch and Franschoek.
Hermanus offers over 300 activities to ensure a holiday of a lifetime,! Organize a whale watching excursion by boat or air! Meet the world’s only Whale Crier as he alerts you to the whereabouts of the whales by blowing his kelp horn. For an adventurous outdoors experience we recommend shark cage diving, kayaking, abseiling, treetop tours, quad biking, horseback riding and a 27 hole Hermanus golf course known to be one of the most beautiful in SA. Get your leisure on with our wine route, art route, speciality shops and pamper boutiques. Breathe in the champagne air with a stroll on our spectacular Cliff Paths along the rocky ocean front. Admire the most incredibly diverse floral fynbos kingdom (harbouring over 2000 different floral species) whilst hiking or biking in the Fernkloof Nature Reserve. Get the white sandy granules between your toes and laze on one of our pristine Blue Flag beaches taking advantage of our surfing fit waves, beach chair/umbrella hire, beach front restaurants, food trucks and beach bars!
The Heart of the Abalone farm which is next to the estate is a tourism company that provides visitors with the opportunity to experience, learn about and contribute towards the Abalone industry! More than that, its outreach programs are aimed at instilling a greater awareness and appreciation for our oceans and the life within them.
Hermanus offers something for everyone! Its beauty and adventure awaits you!