Why Hermanus is so Special!

  • Natural Beauty

  • Beaches

  • Health & Medical

  • Retirement

  • Sport

Few places on earth promise the incredible natural beauty and diversity that Hermanus has on offer; with some of the finest beaches in the world, majestic mountains, gourmet food and endless outdoor activities combined with friendly people and warm hospitality it's little wonder that visitors return faithfully year after year. Whether it is to enjoy the peace and serenity, watch the whales, go shark diving, sea kayaking or just enjoy the scenic beauty, once they have visited this beautiful village it becomes a regular holiday spot and for some a home away from home.

Hermanus offers some of the most beautiful beaches in the world; a number of pristine white sandy beaches line our coast ideal for outdoor adventure and long lazy summer days. Popular beaches include the Blue Flag acclaimed Grotto Beach, stretching for more than 20km along the untouched coastline boasting a beach Bistro, a play area and a jungle gym, ample parking, “braai” facilities and well maintained ablution facilities. Voëlklip and Onrus Beaches are the two main surfing beaches in the Hermanus area followed by “Kammabaai” popular amongst families with small children, “Langbaai”/Long Beach, a more private beach as well as Sandbaai Beach.

Medical facilities in Hermanus are of a high standard. Clinics and hospitals available include the Hermanus Medi-Clinic, the only private hospital in the Overstrand area as well as the Hermanus Provincial Hospital. Hermanus is well supplied with general and specialist practitioners and also offers a number of pharmacies. Many other medical professionals are available in Hermanus such as dentists, physiotherapists, psychologists, biokineticists, podiatrists, as well as alternative healing practitioners including homeopaths and reflexologists. A number of health shops are available and are staffed by knowledgeable people offering sound advice.

Hermanus offers a variety of secure upmarket retirement homes and villages in one of the most peaceful locations in South Africa. Pristine beaches, majestic mountain views, superb whale watching, state of the art golf courses, beautifully landscaped gardens and quality health care will form part of your Hermanus lifestyle conveniently situated only 90 minutes from Cape Town.

Hermanus is a one-stop adventure playground for outdoor and sports fanatics and caters for all your sporting needs; whether your passion is land or water sports or both the choices are endless. There are a number of sporting clubs available as well as companies specializing in specific activities such as sea kayaking, shark diving, paragliding and more, however there are plenty of activities available that certainly do not require pre-booking such as surfing, hiking and cycling allowing visitors to enjoy the remarkable natural beauty of Hermanus in their own time. Golf is a popular sport in Hermanus and attracts visitors from across the globe. Golfers can enjoy world-class golf courses such as the popular Hermanus Golf Club and the Arabella Golf Estate. Furthermore, there are many quality tennis and squash courts available and cricket and rugby are also well supported in Hermanus.


Meet our Agents

Nerina Heyns - 082 411 5505
Hugo Steyn - 082 890 4263
Michelle Steyn - 072 936 6517
Tertia Steyn - 082 775 1344

Get in touch

Give us a call at

+27 028 316 3300 - Onrus

+ 27 028 316 2586 - Sandbaai

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