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The Marine

Hermanus, South Africa

The Marine is situated on a cliff in Hermanus and has some of the most spectacular sea views in the southern hemisphere. The Marine has 42 bedrooms and suites with views over the bay and the Overberg Mountains.

At a Glance

  • Watch Whales breach from your window

  • Explore the beautiful rigged coastline

  • Enjoy the most spectacular Ocean views

  • Enjoy the nearby world class golf courses

  • Take a tour of their fabulous floating wine cellar

  • The most spectacular seaside Relais & Chataux property in the southern hemisphere

Culture, Spa & health

Insider's View

Head to the Sun Lounge cocktail bar just before dinner and watch the whales as the sun sets.

Louisa Ross-Taylor

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to The Marine or take a look at our itineraries to Garden Route

Description

With understated luxury and sophisticated décor, the Marine Hotel comprises 42 luxury rooms and suites. Spectacular views out to sea can be enjoyed from your bedroom window, including some of the best land-based whale watching in the world (between July and November). Rooms feature elegant furniture, king size beds and luxurious ensuite bathrooms.

The hotel's spa is outstanding and features a steam room, dynamic hydro bath table for mud and gel body wrap treatments and a Vicci shower. Other facilities at the Marine include a heated salt water pool, boutique and various dining options serving sumptuous local cuisine, a cocktail bar and an extensive 'floating' wine cellar stocking some of South Africa's finest wines and spirits.

Enjoy coastal walks with exquisite views across Walker Bay, where there is nothing between you and the Antarctic, other than a few thousand miles of ocean. Other activities in the local area include Great White Shark cage diving, fishing, wine tours, hiking in the nearby Fernkloof Nature Reserve, birdwatching, scuba diving, snorkeling and some world class golf.

Accommodation

The Marine Hotel comprises 42 luxury rooms and suites. Spectacular views can be enjoyed from your bedroom window, including some of the best land-based whale watching in the world (July to November). Rooms feature elegant furniture, king size beds and luxurious bathrooms.

Childcare

Children are welcome at the Marine hotel although there are no specific facilities. 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.

Facilities

Facilities at the hotel include a spa, a heated salt water pool, boutique and various dining options serving sumptuous local cuisine, a cocktail bar and an extensive 'floating' wine cellar stocking some of South Africa's finest wine.

Activities

The Marine Hotel offers complimentary whale watching, walking and use of the heated saltwater pool and tidal pool. Spa treatments are charged additionally.

Location & Directions

Hermanus, South Africa

The Marine is located on Marine Drive, perched on the cliffs overlooking Hermanus' Walker Bay. The Marine commands 360-degree view of the surrounding seascape and Overberg Mountains.

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.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to The Marine or take a look at our itineraries to Garden Route

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