Exquisitely located, Hermanus is a scenic drive away from numerous world-renowned destinations offering never-ending possibilities for nature, food, wine and cultural exploration. This charming town offers all the amenities needed for family living, including a variety of convenient shopping, wonderful schools, medical services and transportation options. Sporting enthusiasts will revel in the broad spectrum of air, water and nature sports offerings while gourmands, and those with artistic flair, can immerse themselves in a delicious menu of options both pleasing to the eye and palate.
Known as the Whale Watching Capital of the world, Hermanus is home to the only Whale Crier internationally and its annual Whale and Kalfie Festivals offer tourists the best land-based vantage point from which to observe the Southern Right Whales, and their calves, as they frolic in the winding coastline surrounded by majestic mountains and indigenous fynbos.
Other calendar events include the annual FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race. South Africa’s favourite MTB race, Wines2Wales offers riders a single-track loaded adventure from the wines of Lourensford to the whales of the Onrus Beach. The Hermanus FynArts Festival, a unique celebration of South African art, wine, food, music and films, offers tourists ten days packed with art exhibitions, music, literature, photography, illustrated talks and discussions. Hermanus truly is exceptional in its unique ability to cater to a broad audience of varied interests, making it one of the best real estate investment opportunities in the world.