Perched on a cliff between mountains and sea, Birkenhead House overlooks Walker Bay, where large numbers of Southern Right Whales play, mate and calve June to December. This charming hotel offers an artful mix of classic beach house and quirky opulence. In an easygoing atmosphere, watch the ocean, enjoy spa treatments, relax on nearby beaches, walk the world famous cliff path and visit the quaint, arty town.
LOCATION & ACCOMMODATION
Birkenhead House offers 11 beautifully furnished suites with vistas of Walker Bay or the towering Kleinrivier mountain range Every room is a fresh and original work of art, dabbed with brilliant colours, silken furnishings on antique chairs, sofas and beds, and plenty of surprising and delightful touches. Suites at Birkenhead House are all equipped with aircon, digital TV, DVD player, complimentary minibar. Children 12+ welcome in the hotel suites, children of any age in the villas.
AIRPORT & TRANSPORTATION
90 mins by car from Cape Town int. airport.
FACILITIES & ACTIVITIES
All meals as well as drinks and snacks are included for hotel guests – dining is not open to outsiders. Indulge your senses with a range of spa treatments from massages and aromatherapy to ref lexology (fee); or work out at the fully equipped gym. The cliffside paths offer fabulous scenery and great whale watching Jun to Nov/early Dec – Southern Right Whales crowd in to the bay to play and mate. Voëlklip beach is per fect for bathing. Kamma Bay for picnic lunches (packed by the hotel). The Blue Flag Grotto beach is 10 mins along the cliff path. Full of quaint boutiques, markets and galleries, Hermanus has attracted visitors for 200 years.
A magical 8km scenic walk into Hermanus for a drink in one of the seaside cafés – ask the hotel for a lift back. And don’t miss Fernkloof Flower gardens; or the nearby vineyards, with award winning Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays.
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