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.

234 8th Street, Voelklip, Hermanus, Whale Coast, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Villa Blu

If you travel at a general speed of 120 km/h - Villa blu is 1 hour's drive from the Cape Town Airport.

Take the N2 from Cape Town towards George (45km from Somerset West to Botriver). Pass over Sir Lowry`s Pass. Drive straight. After about +/- 20 minutes (you will pass Grabouw) you will pass over the Houw Hoek Pass. As you come down this pass, Botriver will be on your left hand side and shortly after you will see a turn off to Hermanus R43 to your left. Take this off ramp. Carry along straight along the R43 Hermanus 31km to Hermanus. You will pass the Kleinmond turn. Pass Fisherhaven, Hawston, Vermont, Onrus and Sandbaai. After the Sandbaai / Hemel en Aarde traffic lights you will pass through two more sets of lights to find yourself in the centre of Hermanus. Continue along the main road all the way through the centre of Hermanus, pass the Golf Course on your left. You will go halfway around the traffic circle and continue for another kilometre. Pass the Grotto Beach sign at 10th Ave, the next road which crosses the main road is 13th Ave. You will see Villa Blu on your right, but turn right into 13th Ave and immediately right again to find Villa Blu at number 234 8th Street.

Amenities in the area

  • Grocery Store (2 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (4 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (4 km)
  • Business Services (4 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (4 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (4 km)
  • Internet Café (4 km)
  • Laundromat (4 km)
  • Post Office (4 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (4 km)
  • Car Hire (6 km)
  • Shopping Mall (6 km)
  • Train Station (30 km)
  • Airport (100 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Driving range
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Hang- / paragliding
  • Health spa / massage
  • 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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