In the 'hood, Sandbaai as a destination

Sandbaai is one of the newer suburbs in the Greater Hermanus area. It lies literally in a little sandy bay, hence its name, just past the L'Agulhas lighthouse. The village is only a stone’s throw away from Hermanus and to the east of Onrus, little over an hour’s drive from Cape Town at the entrance to the Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven and Earth) Valley, the wonderful Hermanus Wine Wander, which ... cont.

108 Kus Road, Sandbaai / Hermanus, 7200, Cape Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Shores Edge

From Cape Town on the R43
• Take the N2 Highway North from Cape Town past Somerset West, over Sir Lowry's Pass
• After Houw Hoek Pass, take the R43 Botrivier / Hermanus turnoff to your left. Travel approximately 26km past Hawston, Vermont and Onrus
• At the 2nd set of traffic lights (3km before Hermanus town centre), turn right at the Sandbaai / Hemel en Aarde junction into Main Road (at Engen Garage)
• Continue until you reach the T-junction at the beach front. Turn right into Marine Drive (‘Kusweg’). Number 138 is clearly signposted 500 meters down the road on your right

From Oudtshoorn / Knysna on the N2
• Drive along the N2, take the R326 turn-off towards Stanford and Hermanus, 13 km after Riviersonderend
• When you reach the T-junction at Stanford (55km), turn right onto the R43 towards Hermanus (23km)
• Drive along the Main Road through the business section of Hermanus, past the 2nd Shell petrol station, past a Total petrol station on your left, until you reach an Engen petrol station on your left at a traffic light (approximately 7km since you entered Hermanus)
• Turn left towards the sea, and continue until you reach the T-junction at the beach front
• Turn right into Marine Drive (‘Kusweg’). Number 138 is clearly signposted 500 meters down the road on your right

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  • Airport (90 km)


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  • Whale watching
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