Hermanus Accommodation at Perlemoen Holiday House & Cottage in Onrus
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  • Property TypeHouse
  • Guests12
  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathrooms6
  • Minimum Stay2-10 Nights
  • Wir SprechenDeutsch

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Perlemoen Holiday House & Cottage is a 3 star graded property offering Onrus accommodation for up to 12 guests.

About Perlemoen Holiday House & Cottage

Situated in the small picturesque village of Onrus River, 120 km from Cape Town and 5 km from Hermanus, this unique triple storey dwelling, designed by the artist owner, is your ultimate destination for an unforgettable holiday or weekend getaway. Located on the peninsula of this seaside resort it is only five minutes walk to Onrus beach and lagoon, with splendid views of the sea, the mountains and the magnificent sunsets.

The completely detached and private house is fully equipped. The interior is interestingly decorated with artefacts and features original paintings by South African artists. For privacy and safety the property is completely walled in. The owner, Suzette, who lives on the adjoining property, is available to attend to the needs of guests


The house has been designed to comfortably accommodate any number of persons from 2 to 12, thus allowing for extended groups of family and friends.

The main house has three en suite bedrooms on three different levels. The loft bedroom has a double bed and the other bedrooms have twin beds. A comfortable lounge on the middle floor has easy access to the fully equipped kitchen / dining room.

The loft and middle level boast sea and mountain views. A balcony on three sides of the middle level provides a typical South Africa style of living. The downstairs bedroom opens on to an interesting water feature garden.

The Adjoining Cottage has another three bedrooms and three bathrooms .One bedroom has a double bed and two have twin beds each.

Between the main house and the adjoining cottage, a BBQ room, with large fireplace, and a second fully equipped kitchen cater for large groups. Two large tables in this area provide seating for 12 people. This kitchen is fitted with a dishwasher and adjacent to the kitchen is a laundry.


• SABC 1, 2, 3 and ETV available
• DSTV is available in the main house at a small fee per day - use of the service to be confirmed 72 hours prior to arrival
• DVD player
• Inside and outside BBQ facilities
• Fireplace in main house
• Housekeeper services available on request
• Remote control garage door with parking for one car
• Secure off-street parking for two more cars
• Free Wifi


• Whale watching in season
• Walks along the coastline
• Bird watching (birding lists available)
• Swimming and surfing at Onrus beach, lagoon and rock pools
• Snorkelling in Harder Bay Marine Reserve
• Diving for crayfish (rock lobster) in season
• Golf at Hermanus, Arabella or Kleinmond golf courses
• Numerous restaurants of varying styles
• Fernkloof Nature Reserve featuring more than1 600 plant species
• Wine routes in the Hemel and Aarde Valley
• White shark cage diving or surface viewing in Gansbaai
• Art Galleries on Art Route
• Mountain climbing
• Paragliding
• Cycling and mountain biking
• Boating
• Hermanus and Fernkloof (Saturdays) markets
• Day trips to Gordon’s Bay, Keinmond, Betty’s Bay, Arniston and Agulhas

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (separate)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (garage)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)


  • Free Wi-Fi
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch
  • Flemish
  • German

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Holiday House & Adjoining Cottage

The Main House has three en-suite bedrooms. One has a double bed and two have twin beds each. The Adjoining Cottage has another three bedrooms and three bathrooms. One bedroom has a double bed and two have twin beds each. Both units let together to one group of family and friends only for your privacy

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Iron / trouser press  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Sleeps: 12 guests (max 12 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

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Guest Reviews

13 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

A group of computer scientists stayed here for a fortnight, though some arrived later than others and some left earlier than others. Productive scientific discussions combined with a superbly enjoyable climate and guesthouse provided us with just the right combination of service, community, and independence.

January 2018

Sigrid E. (Johannesburg)

Verified reviewexcellent

We came, we saw and ONRUS conquered. This place is a balm for body, mind and spirit. From frantic Johannesburg, we have been here several times and the visits always bring to mind that lovely poem : "I must down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky......." The "hosts" Suzette assisted often by Pierre (also known as "Doepie") are remarkable people. Well traveled and knowledgeable with a good sense of humour and a great capacity for story-telling, it is always worth tapping their expertise. If it's true that "people make the place" then be sure that wherever you go those you meet will be friendly, happy and helpful. ONRUS (unrest, distress) is probably a fitting name as what it provides is the total antithesis. There is a saying that on our gravestones between the birth and death dates there is as DASH. It is up to all of us to make the best of that "dash" and ensure that we live a life worthwhile to ourselves and others. A visit to ONRUS and environs will certainly make a valuable contribution to your "dash!" So: Enjoy it, dash it...! Cliff and Ria Saunders.

March 2012

Cliff and Ria Saunders (Johannesburg)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren 6 years and older are welcome due to water feature

Closest airport(s)Cape Town International - 105km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exeptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since October 2008

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