About Villa Blu
Enjoy supreme relaxation and comfort at this picturesque guest house, situated in the whale watching capital of the world. Hues of blues and shades of summer draw you in - Tones of earthy richness greet you - With the famous Grotto “Blue Flag” beach behind you, and the promise of an unforgettable experience ahead.
From the Whale Viewing Deck, you'll take in a 270-degree panorama of the ocean, the lagoon, the mountain and the beach down below. This is one of the prime land-based whale watching spots in the world, and it's yours to behold.
Beauty fills this place. You'll sense it in the tempera wall finishes, the works of art, the little thoughts like the sparkling spring water that awaits you in your room, and the care that has gone into every aspect of making you feel wonderfully at home away from home. You'll feel it in the love that fills the kitchen, and in the musty mystique that makes the wine cellar so inviting to survey. Sit besides the pool and its lapa.
No detail is too small to escape the care and consideration of your attentive hosts. From the 100% percale bedding that grace your goose down duvet, to the decadent breakfast, every touch speaks of a love for what's real, genuine, important ... and passionate.
Each one of the six guest suites has a private patio area, some with magnificent mountain views, others with sweeping views of the sea, each with every creature comfort you could wish for.
Standard ground level room with a small patio, overlooking large garden and pool, twin beds or king, TV, bar fridge, en-suite bath and shower.
Standard ground level room with a small patio, overlooking pool and large garden, queen bed, TV, bar fridge, en-suite bath and shower.
Standard ground level room, private patio to garden, queen-size bed, TV, bar fridge, en-suite bath and shower.
First floor, spectacular sea views and sunsets over Hermanus village from your patio, spacious room, twin or king beds, TV, bar fridge, en-suite bath and shower, close to upstairs lounge with fire place and spectacular mountain views. Whale watching from your bed.
First floor, spectacular sea views over Grotto beach and Klein River Lagoon mouth from a small semi-private patio, spacious room, twin beds or king, TV, bar fridge, en-suite shower, close to upstairs lounge with fire place and spectacular mountain views. Whale watching from your bed.
First floor, side sea views and sunsets from a small private patio, King or twin beds, TV, bar fridge, en-suite bath and shower, close to upstairs lounge with fire place and spectacular mountain views. Whale watching from your bed.
Tea and coffee making facilities available in all rooms. Honesty bar system available.
All luxury upstairs rooms offer Nespresso coffee machines.
Attractions & Activities
The famous Grotto blue flag beach is a mere 5 minutes walk. The hiking trials and the mountain at the backdoor. A host of adventure activities like sea kayaking, paragliding, shark diving, whale watching and many more are available in the area and can be arranged by your hosts.
Hermanus is known as the heart of the whale route. The popular cliff path stretches from the one side of the town to the other, about 12 km. An excellent walk and place for whale watchers to study and enjoy these amazing gigantic mammals and get within closer range than you can dream of.
Telescopes situated alongside the Old Harbour Museum makes it possible to survey the entire Walker Bay and the whales and dolphins at close range. The Whale Crier keeps visitors informed as to the whereabouts of the whales. The sound of his kelp horn has become a well loved and awaited sound during the whale season.