IF you want to explore the whole of the WESTERN CAPE
in South Africa without the buzz of a city, surely there
can’t be a better place to stay then the picturesque
town of HERMANUS. If you want to stay in HERMANUS,
surely there can’t be a more affordable and more
luxurious self catering place to be than BEAUTIFUL
ABALONE, a house with enough sleeping space for 10
officially the Whale Capital of South Africa, is less
than 90 minutes drive away from Cape Town and most of
the other beautiful and historic places you would like
to see while visiting the region or being in sunny South
Beautiful Abalone is situated in 4 Strand Street
Westcliff, a quiet area very close to the centre of all
Hermanus has to
offer. Yet it is far away enough from the town’s busy
streets so that you can enjoy your holiday in comfort
and serenity. And of course, close enough to the sea so
that you can breathe the wonderful champagne air and go
for endless strolls on the cliff path that literary
stretches for miles and miles.
Beautiful Abalone is the ideal house for a big
family, a group of friends or tourists that want to
explore the splendour of Hermanus and the sight of
whales with their tales visible above the surface of the
The house, loft and separate flat will cater for your
every need while relaxing in one of the prettiest
tourist attractions in South Africa.
THE HOUSE ITSELF sleeps six and consists of the following:
- An open plan living area with tiled floors for easy
- A DSTV HD Full Bouquet
- The table with it’s comfortable chairs, seats six and there
is a counter with more chairs where kids or extra quests can
- Chances are good that the kitchen is even better equipped
than the one you’ve got at home. It is tasteful with a stainless
steel oven and stove top and has a separate scullery for late
evenings when you would rather relax than washing up the dishes.
Not that you really need to worry. A dishwasher is on stand-by .
. . There are also a microwave oven, tumble dryer,
fridge/freezer combination, percolator and a toaster.
- The bedrooms have wonderful and tasteful old world charm and
open up on the garden where you can just sit and enjoy the
African sun whilst watching the rich birdlife and quietness, the
area has to offer.
- Laminated flooring finishes the picture.
- The best feature of the house is definitely the
entertainment and barbeque area at the back. Neither wind nor
rain will bother you. The shutter roof opens and closes and you
always get the better of two worlds depending on sunshine or
- There is a safe in which you can put your precious
belongings to ensure your dream holiday does not turn into a
nightmare. A hair dryer is also at hand.
- Two full bathrooms are available – one en-suite. So don’t
worry if you are in a hurry. You will be ready in time to go and
eat out at one of the restaurants at the Old Harbour or go on a
trip to the surrounding towns like Stanford, Greyton or
- Secure garage parking and an extra parking space behind high
gates are available.
- The plot is fully walled with strong gates and an
activated alarm system to ensure that no uninvited guests spoil
THE LOFT also sleeps four and consists of:
- A full bedroom with bathroom.
- A small kitchenette with a refrigerator where you can make a
cup of tea without having to go downstairs.
- A corner with chairs and a couch where you can relax in
front of your own TV.
Even if grandma and her playboy or your noisy teenagers come
along, it would not be a problem at Beautiful Abalone.
There is a
SEPERATE SECLUDED FLAT, sleeping two. It consists of:
- A DSTV HD Full Bouquet
- Fully equipped kitchenette with all the features you will
find in the kitchen of the main house.
- Separate entrance that makes sure you enjoy quietness even
if the teenagers stay out late.
Full bathroom that is
en-suite to the bedroom.
Click to view availability and book online.
A deposit of 50% of the full amount is payable as soon as
bookings are confirmed.
Prices applicable to 6 or more people.
cell: 082 828 0624
Directions from Cape Town::
Travel along the N2 towards Caledon over Sir Lowry’s
Pass and through the Elgin Valley. At Botriver
(approximately 100 km from Cape Town) take the Hermanus
R43 off ramp. Travel approximately 28 km until you reach
the centre of Hermanus.
As you enter town you will see a Shell Petrol Station,
turn right towards the sea. Turn right again at the
T-Junction into Marine Drive. Continue on this road
which changes into Westcliff Drive. After you pass the
first road to turn off to the left, turn right into the
second street on your right; Strand Street. The house is
the 2nd on the right.
Directions from Garden Route:
Travel west on the N2 towards Cape Town – pass through
Riversdale and approximately 60km after Riversdale turn
left towards Stanford. At Stanford take the R43 to
Continue through Hermanus until you reach the town
centre. You will see a Shell Petrol Station on your
left, directly after turn left towards the sea. Turn
right at the T-Junction into Marine Drive. Continue on
this road which changes into Westcliff Drive. After you
pass the first road to turn off to the left, turn right
into the second street on your right; Strand Street. The
house is the 2nd on the right.