A Guide To The Best Hotels While Exploring The Hidden Gem Of The Overberg
Discover the beauty of South Africa's Cape Overberg region, where the Indian Ocean and Atlantic Oceans meet at the southernmost tip of Africa.
The Overberg region is an easy short hour or two drive away from Cape Town, depending on your destination.
Whether you are looking for a beach vacation, a spot of wine tasting, mountain hiking trails, an adventure on the ocean or exploring the Fynbos kingdom, the scenic Overberg has something for every taste and expectation.
The picturesque town of Hermanus is a popular destination for holidaymakers due to its stunning views and abundant activities. Whale-watching, walking trails, suntanning on Grotto Beach, to dining in the many restaurants and cafes. A visit to the Overberg is incomplete without a stop in Hermanus.
Just a short(ish) drive away is the idyllic fishing village of Gansbaai; it is here where two of the region's most popular activities are on over, whale watching and for the adventurous "Great White Shark" cage diving.
The inland town of Swellendam in the Overberg is the perfect spot for hiking up the scenic Tradouwberg Mountains or visiting the Marloth Nature Reserve and Bontebok National Park. Swellendam is well worth the effort of visiting.
From luxury beachfront villas to cosy mountain hideaways to boutique hotels, there is always something available to suit every taste and budget in the Overberg.
For those looking for a luxurious escape with some whale watching thrown in, the beachfront villas, boutique hotels and guesthouses in Hermanus offer the perfect balance of sophistication and comfort.
If you are seeking a more tranquil mountain or farm retreat in the Overberg, look at any of the numerous inland accommodation options. These are best suited for those interested in photography, mountain hiking, or just simply relax far from the maddening crowds of Cape Town and Hermanus.
PS if you are looking for Grootbos Private Nature Reserve lodges, you can see them here; Cape Town Game Reserves.
Book your stay at one of the below unique Overberg accommodation establishments today and explore all this captivating corner of South Africa offers. Prepare for a thrilling journey that you will remember for years to come!
Hotels In The Cape Overberg, Western Cape
Marine Hermanus Hotel
Rates from R2 750.00 per person
Discover the ultimate luxury and relaxation at the Marine Hermanus Hotel, with stunning views of Walker Bay, the Atlantic Ocean, and majestic mountain ranges from private balconies.
The Marine is one of South Africa's top hotels for a good reason.
Enjoy fine dining from two in-house restaurants or sample some of the Overberg's best wines with a wine-tasting experience.
Rediscover yourself or reconnect with your loved ones at The Marine Hermanus Hotel – an oasis of bliss that will take your breath away!
Rates from R6 900.00 per person
Birkenhead House is a luxurious five-star boutique hotel in the picturesque town of Hermanus, South Africa.
Be awestruck by the magnificent sight of Walker Bay, the Southern Atlantic Ocean and its neighbouring mountains and fynbos.
From indulgent spa treatments to exquisite dining experiences, guests can choose from their selection of comfortable rooms, suites and villas or opt for one of the exclusive private residences which feature personal butler service and private plunge pools.
One of the most scenic swimming pool areas in South Africa.
Rates from R1 700.00 per person
Experience magnificent luxury in the heart of Hermanus when you stay at Harbour Square Rooms & Residences. The apartments are within easy walking distance of the spectacular Atlantic Ocean, from where in season, one can view some of the best whale watching in the world.
These luxurious apartments boast an expansive living area with a dining space (with a fully equipped kitchen) that opens onto a balcony.
Indulge in contemporary style and convenience with air conditioning, heating, and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Make yourself at home while enjoying all of the amenities that our space has to offer!
Mosaic Farm Lagoon Lodge
Rates from R4 370.00 per person
Explore the stunning Mosaic Farm Lagoon Lodge for an unparalleled South African experience. Enjoy lavish safari lodging in a one-of-a-kind setting!
Located on the Hermanus Lagoon with views of the Overberg Mountains and adjacent to Walker Bay Beach, Mosaic Farm is within an easy 30-minute drive from Hermanus.
Relax in peaceful surroundings with a stunning lagoon setting, and enjoy exquisite cuisine that features traditional recipes from local ingredients paired with an exceptional Overberg wine selection.
Schulphoek Guest House
Rates from R1 800.00 per person
Schulphoek Guest House in Hermanus is a stunning boutique retreat overlooking the beautiful Schulphoek Bay.
The boutique guest house offers guests an idyllic getaway with excellent views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Spot majestic Southern Right Whales from your room, or walk down to the rocks for a better view!
Enjoy one of the many attractions and restaurants in and around the small coastal town of Hermanus in the Cape Overberg region.
Schoone Oordt Country House
Rates from R2 125.00 per person
Experience the luxury and charm of Schoone Oordt Country House in Swellendam, a stunning boutique hotel located in the heart of the Overberg region.
Surrounded by breathtaking views of rolling hills, lush vegetation and tranquil farmlands, this elegant retreat offers ten luxurious suites that have been carefully designed to provide guests with an unforgettable stay.
Whether you are travelling alone or with family and friends, Schoone Oordt Country House is sure to be your home away from home.