In the 'hood, Hermanus as a destination

Thanks to the many beautiful options for accommodation in Hermanus, this is a stunning destination that is one of the best whale-watching spots for anyone visiting South Africa. It is a thriving holiday resort offering residents and holiday-makers modern amenities, yet retaining its fishermen's village charm. Hermanus, the world's foremost land based whale watching destination, is a thriving ... cont.

66 Mitchell Street, Eastcliff, Hermanus, Cape Whale Coast, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Hortensia Lodge

From Cape Town International Airport
Take the N1 for about 70 km, then take the off-ramp onto the R43 to Hermanus. Travel through the centre of Hermanus. Stay on Main Road that makes a ninety degree turn to the left. You come to a 4-way Stop. Go across this 4-way stop, still in Main Road, then take the first left into Stemmet Street, then first right into Mitchell Street. First property entrance on the right hand side is 66 Mitchell Street. You have arrived.

From Standford
Coming from Stanford (for those guests that arrive from the Garden Route): After entering Hermanus on the R43 travel approximately 6 km toward the centre of the village. At the Shell filling station turn right, and immediately left again into Mitchell. After about 400 metres Hortensia Lodge is on the left at Number 66 Mitchell Street.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (0.5 km)
  • Grocery Store (0.5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.5 km)
  • Shopping Mall (0.5 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (0.6 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (0.7 km)
  • Business Services (0.8 km)
  • Car Hire (1 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (1 km)
  • Internet Café (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Laundromat (2 km)
  • Bus Line (45 km)
  • Train Station (45 km)
  • Airport (115 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Driving range
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Hang- / paragliding
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • Kite surfing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Sand boarding
  • Shark cage dives
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Township tours
  • Waterskiing
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing
  • Wine tasting

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