Appreciate the breath-taking vistas from the ultra-lavish Birkenhead Hotel in Hermanus. It is so easy to simply walk down to the beach at Walker Bay to watch whales playing in the water. Learn more about the regal Southern Right and Humpback Whales as you taste fine wines on the terrace and dine in laid-back luxury. Stroll along the Cliff Path, shop at the local market and set off for a Great White adventure. Never a dull moment…
On a cliff overlooking Walker Bay, this chic, all-inclusive boutique hotel offers stunning ocean views and easy beach access. The eleven luxurious suites feature balconies, living areas, antiques, original artworks, bay or mountain views, and grand bathrooms complete with free-standing tubs. Guests can enjoy the chic onsite restaurant and bar, the elegant spa, as well as the bay-view lounge, deck and infinity pool. While Birkenhead House is a five star hotel with all the services and amenities that you would expect, the hotel is characterised by a laidback and easygoing atmosphere. Whether you are seeking a rejuvenating retreat or an adventure filled beach holiday, Birkenhead House is the ideal destination.
From its stunning clifftop position in the town of Hermanus, Birkenhead House enjoys exhilarating ocean views and close proximity to the beach. Breezy beach house style is mixed with contemporary artwork and opulent furnishings to create an elegant and inviting environment.
Eleven suites with either sea or mountain views offer the height of comfort and luxury: balconies, underfloor heating and huge bathtubs allow guests to make the most of their stay, whatever the weather.
Spa, pool and gym offer the chance for indulgence, relaxation or exercise. Cliff and beach walks are an invigorating way to take the air but numerous sporting and leisure activities are available in the area, from golf to shark-cage diving. Whale watching, for which Hermanus is famed, can be done from the hotel from June to November, with September the height of the season.
After a sundowner overlooking the ocean, the freshest seafood and most delicious international cuisine can be enjoyed. From morning coffee and cake to hot chocolate beside the fire, there is always something delectable on offer.
Conveniently perched on a cliff top overlooking Walker Bay, the whale watching hotspot in Hermanus South Africa, Birkenhead House is a picture of tranquility and comfort. This stunning Hermanus hotel offers the finest in intercontinental cuisine, eclectic activities and luxury accommodation with unparalleled sea and mountain views. The hotel oozes an aura of romance and seduction making it the perfect retreat for a South Africa honeymoon.
Accommodation is in 11 lavishly furnished studio suites with either sea or mountain views. The rooms are draped in a fusion of contemporary and antique décor. Birkenhead House offers one honeymoon suite and a room with a plunge pool. An infinity swimming pool whose water seems to merge with that of the ocean beyond is the highlight of this Hermanus accommodation.
The hotel boasts two spa treatment rooms with an assortment of massages, reflexology and aromatherapy treatments. The hotel also has a fully equipped gym for those guests who are keen on more vigorous activities. Dining at the hotel is quite an adventure for the palate with scrumptious meals and seafood delicacies prepared by award-winning chefs who have international exposure.
Whale watching in Hermanus is the best the world over and at Birkenhead House, guests do it in style. Guests sail aboard a custom made boat with a raised viewing platform to the territory of the Southern Right Whale in the company of an expert captain and trained guards. A great diverse marine wildlife is also experienced during this expedition including Great White Shark, African Penguin, Cape Fur Seal and numerous sea birds. Shark diving, day trips to Grootbos Private Nature Reserve – the largest private fynbos conservation area in the world, kayaking, scuba diving and a lot more activities are available.
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