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What we love

Beautifully positioned on the coast in the lovely town of Hermanus, you'll enjoy the relaxed secluded nature of this top property. 

Birkenhead House

11 Rooms & Suites

Setting the scene

Overlooking the staggering outlook of Walker Bay from its cliff top position, Birkenhead House instantly announces itself as one of the best hotels in South Africa. The property has a contemporary decor throughout, offering a lovely blend of art and modern day opulence. In addition to this you can sit back relax and never have to leave the property during your stay, everything is included in the cost so you can enjoy some of the finest food and drink and stat off your trip in style. 


With 11 suites and a villa the resort remains personable yet confidential. The rooms are creamy and light with a modern feel that resonates throughout. The villa is large and summery with a selection of incredible views from all angles. The touches throughout the rooms are extremely pleasant and the airy feel sits perfectly in line with the relaxing nature of the resort. 


Birkenhead House sits in the coastal town of Hermanus which is where a fine selection of food and wine can be found. The cuisine in Birkenhead House is exemplary and the chef will always cook with fresh local produce and allow you to eat this in a world class setting. You'll find an array of fresh local seafood as well as homade breads, ice creams and sorbet. The setting is yours to choose, overlook the ocean, dine by the pool or have a romantic meal whilst the sun sets, there are plenty of options to cater for your needs. 


Hermanus has a variety of coastal walks that the staff will guide you towards. There are  beautiful sandy beaches not far away and they pristine due to the high standards put on it. The hotel itself offers an extensive treatment programme, a pool and a fully stocked gym for guests use. In addition to this if you are visiting between July and November you'll be able to spot whales from the shore or on a whale watching cruise. 


No extra curricular children's activities are put in place by the Hotel, however, the resort is naturally child friendly due to the size and privacy it offers. The nearby town and various beaches and activities on offer make it a safe an enjoyable place for families and children alike.


A 1 hour and 35 minute drive from Cape Town International Airport



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