Hermanus, South Africa
At a Glance
Fantastic views out to sea from all rooms
Delicious afternoon tea and homemade cakes
Perfect coastal retreat
Sit and watch whales at play from your balcony
A short stroll from the center of Hermanus
Sit by the pool, right on the cliff edge, spotting the whales from the comfort of your sunbed.Louisa Ross-Taylor
Work up an appetite for the delicious afternoon cake with a stroll along the cliff path spotting whales and seals playing below.Camilla Whitworth
Whales, whales, whales are the focus here! A fabulous spot for whalewatchingAnna Hearn
Meet our specialists
Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Ocean Eleven or take a look at our itineraries to Garden Route
Ocean Eleven is a beautiful guesthouse situated on the famous cliffs of Hermanus, from which guests can enjoy excellent whale watching from the terrace in season. The picturesque mountains behind the property, gently embrace the bay. The main house was built with high ceilings, tall windows and teak floors giving the property an elegant colonial feel.
Ocean Eleven comprises of ten beautifully appointed rooms - three standard, five deluxe and two suites. Every bedroom has a sea view and features original floors, walk-in dressing room and French doors opening onto the garden. All rooms are en-suite with a bath and shower.
A wealth of adventures awaits you in the surrounding area, from sea kayaking and paragliding to Great White Shark cage diving. Explore the pristine beaches, cliff paths, nature reserves, charming village shops and numerous restaurants right on your door step.
Ocean Eleven comprises 10 beautifully appointed rooms - three standard, five deluxe and two suites. Every bedroom has a stunning sea view and features original floors, walk-in dressing room and French doors opening onto the garden. All rooms are en-suite with a bath and shower.
Children are welcome to come and stay at Ocean Eleven however there is a minimum age of 12 years. There is plenty for them to do in the local area such as visits to Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, the Elephant Sanctuary and Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Center.
Activities in the local Hermanus area include sea kayaking, paragliding, Great White Shark cage diving, golf at the Hermanus Golf Club nearby, fishing, wine tours, hiking and bird-watching.
On site there is a small gym for those who want to keep up their fitness routine. If you feel like indulging in a bit of pampering there is a small spa. Additionally, there is a wonderfully inviting pool with fabulous views of the coast for you to take a dip in or swim a few laps.
Location & Directions
Hermanus, South Africa
The Ocean Eleven Luxury Guest House is situated on the Cape South coast of South Africa, in the quaint coastal town of Hermanus on Walker Bay.
When to go
Hermanus enjoys a moderate climate all year round. In peak summer season, from December to February, temperatures can climb as high as 34ºC, although winter temperatures can drop to as low as 4ºC. Generally, this season has many sunny days with high wind at times. During the winter months of June, July, and August, expect frequent rains and a couple of chilly evenings.