Birkenhead House

The Locaton Corporation - South Africa

Built on the site of the Birkenhead Hotel (named after the British troop ship that sank in Walker Bay in 1852) Birkenhead House is a Hermanus hotel in an enviable location atop the rugged cliffs of the Cape Coast, giving it dazzling ocean views and easy access to the beach. As a luxury Hermanus hotel, Birkenhead House is the epitome of contemporary beach house cool: modern, stylish and visually stunning. The ambience is laidback, easygoing and fun, the eleven double suites are luxuriously appointed for maximum comfort and indulgence and the food the finest international fusion cuisine.

A Luxury Beach Holiday in South Africa
Aside from whale-watching (from May to December), a myriad of activities is possible on both land and sea in Hermanus, making this an extremely popular destination for a beach holiday in South Africa. Embark on an unforgettable voyage around Dyer Island. Lose yourself in the beauty of the lush mountain trails and walks, study indigenous birdlife or experience the adventure of deep-sea fishing.

Inquisitive travellers can venture out to the charming village of Stanford, local wine farms and townships, while others can relax with a round of golf, yoga or a leisurely bike ride. For those who crave a more adrenalin-filled experience during their Cape beach holiday, shark cage diving is available, as well as quad-biking, riding, sea-kayaking and scuba diving.

Hermanus Whale Watching
Kick off your shoes and enjoy the sand beneath your feet. Drink in the sea air. Then wander back up the path that winds its way to Birkenhead House in Walker Bay, Hermanus. There you will find an irresistible beach vibe that makes for a supremely relaxing and easygoing time. Whimsical touches such as a shell-covered armoire and feather-trimmed lampshades establish a mood of humour and fun whilst the white walls and contemporary artwork exude serious modern chic. From the quirky flower arrangements to the delectable homemade cakes for tea, Birkenhead H