To do and see

Hermanus a coastal town on the Southern Coast of the Western Cape, South Africa is known for its clean air, spectacular whale watching opportunities and attracts thousands of visitors every year. Staying in Sandbaai you can enjoy peace and tranquillity of a relaxed seaside village while being within easy reach of the all tourist and other facilities available in the whale watching haven of Hermanus. Local facilities include easy access to the wine estates in the Hemel and Aarde Valley, fine restaurants, whale viewing, shark diving, Fernkloof Nature Reserve, cycling and hiking trips, Whale Coast Village Mall and a range of other tourist attractions.

Attractions within 2 kms:

  • Wine Village for the largest selection of local wines. 
  • Saturday morning markets 
  • Mountain bike trails 
  • Beaches and lagoon 
  • Scenic walks and trails 
  • Wonderful shops and restaurants at the new Walker Bay shopping mall.  
  • Convenience stores and fuel stations 

Attractions within 5 kms:

  • Gyms, yoga studios 
  • Whale watching (July-Nov) - some of the best land-based sites in the world 
  • New and Old harbours 
  • Hemel & Aarde Valley wine route – wine estates and restaurants.  
  • Variety of restaurants 
  • Fernkloof nature reserve  
  • Hermanus golf course