Advantages: Stunning views, beautiful town, great for walking, Disadvantages: shops and restaurants can be expensive; busy during whale season
...Don't miss Hermanus if you are in the Cape
Hermanus is not only about the whales. They are off course lovely to see. There is a restaurant build on the cliffs where you can sit outside and have a drink or eat something. The whales come very close and do their tricks.
The town has a beautiful atmosphere with a wonderful little fish shop. Calamari and chips sold for under R...
Advantages: Good value, extensive menu, Disadvantages: Little wait for food, franchise - so experience may vary
...Mugg and Bean are a large coffee shop and casual dining chain in South Africa. I had seen several branches during my travels through the Western Cape but I didn't get to experience one for myself until Hermanus. Hermanus is the main point for whale watching tours and we were certainly peckish after our time on the water. The boats are in a slightly different part of Hermanus but it is not far...
Advantages: Beatiful unspoilt beaches, whale watching, walks Disadvantages: Busy during summer school holidays (Dec and early Jan)
...Called the Riviera of the south, Hermanus is a picturesque little coastal town situated on the coast of Walker Bay, about an hour and a half’s drive from Cape Town. Very popular as a tourist destination, it is surrounded by majestic mountains, and has beautiful, safe and clean white beaches. From camping sites to five star hotels, it has numerous accommodation options.
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