On The Cliff - Guest House, Accommodation in Hermanus, Western Cape


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On The Cliff - Guest House accommodation in Hermanus Western Cape

General Description     

Hermanus guest house luxury accommodation on the cliffs with panoramic sea views from all rooms. The rooms are en suite with king-size beds, private balconies or patios, luxury fittings. Watch whales from your room or just relax to the sound of the ocean.

On the Cliff Guest House in Hermanus South Africa is situated right on the seafront of the "Riviera of the South" on the whale watching route. Step out of the front gate onto the cliff path and stroll to the village or the harbor . The cliff path extends past our front gate for about 10km along the coast and boasts beautiful fauna and flora. The cliff paths offer excellent whale watching opportunities as the whales bask literally meters from the cliffs below you. 

Attractions / Things to do

Shark cage diving or viewing from boats is available throughout the year with especially good sightings during our Winter . We can pre book should you prefer. In season this is advisable. Boats leave from Kleinbaai about 40mins drive from On the Cliff Guest House.

Hermanus beaches are sandy paradises of sun and sea offering swimming , surfing ,sun bathing ,horse riding and walks.

Hermanus has over 50 restaurants available offering stunning food and our local wines , from vineyards all around us, are world class winning many awards.

Whale watching boats leave from Hermanus in season about 3 times daily and should be pre booked.

Golf is popular and there are several local courses available including the world class Arabella golf course home to the Nelson Mandela Challenge. Golf clubs can be hired at some courses for approx. R200 if necessary and 18 holes will cost about 150 Rand at the Hermanus club.

Health spa nearby in Hermanus or indulge in a massage and/or reflexology with highly qualified masseurs in the comfort of your own room at the guest house. We also have a sauna and gym on site if required.

We are a non smoking guest house with smoking areas on the patio's or by the pool courtyard.

Hermanus has wonderful beaches stretching for miles and swimming areas with life guards. We can also arrange whale watching cruises, scuba diving, parasailing, horse riding on the beach, fishing, golf etc. Walk from our front gate along the cliffs to town or the New Harbour and watch whales jump or swim sometimes so close you feel you can touch them or just sit and enjoy the stunning tranquility and beauty.
Services / Facilities
Putting green
Pub with cosy fireplace and TV
Heated salt pool
Braai / Barbeque facilities
Meals by prior arrangement
Guest lounges with fireplace
Cliff path in front of house
1km (10mins) walk to restaurants and village centre on cliff path
Secure parking at the rear
Massage, reflexology and aromatherapy
B&B Bed and Breakfast included  
From R400 - R700 pps
Only an hour and a half from Cape Town.
When entering Hermanus after the Gateway shopping center and petrol filling station proceed about 200m and take the road signposted to the Hospital it is De Goede road. Go straight down this road ignoring the hospital turnoff until the sea is directly in front of you. Turn right and you are in Westcliff road. Go about 200m down the road and On the Cliff Guest House is on your right, 42 Westcliff road. It is the coastal road with the sea on the one side. Marine road is a continuation of Westcliff rd.


Physical Address
42 Westcliff Road


028 313 2806




028 312 1360


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