Birkenhead House offers guests a perfect Hermanus retreat with beautiful minimalist décor and serene common areas with mountain or ocean views. Peace and tranquility is the motto at Birkenhead House, and the attentive staff add to the excellent experience.
Guests can enjoy privacy in their rooms or relax on the deck chairs by the pool overlooking the ocean. Birkenhead House is all inclusive and guests will find it hard to leave and explore the beautiful surroundings of nearby Hermanus. During whale season guests can enjoy spectacular sightings of the Southern Right Whales from the beautiful pool veranda.
“The epitome of luxury, better than a home away from home! Beautiful ocean views and the prefect setting to really unwind!."
Staying at the Birkenhead House
The bedrooms at Birkenhead House are spacious and individually decorated with modern touches, balancing the beach house atmosphere with top luxury comfort. All the rooms have a safe, hairdryer, complimentary mini-bar and wireless connectivity, king size beds, satellite TV and all the amenities of a top luxury hotel for the guests’ ultimate comfort.
The bathrooms at Birkenhead House are very spacious and unique, some with sunken bath tubs and all with great views.
Birkenhead House is all inclusive of meals and most beverages, so guests can and should indulge in the lovely meals prepared by Chef Wayne and drink from a selection of very good South African wines. Lunch is a set 3-course light meal, while dinner consists of a more elaborate 4-course meal. Make sure to find space for the delicious breakfasts. There are a few very nice restaurants in Hermanus which is only a short drive away or a lovely 1 hour walk along the coast, but do not miss out on a meal at Birkenhead House.
The hotel is within 10-20 minutes’ drive of several beautiful wine estates, and the village center with its restaurants and cafés a few minutes’ drive. Gansbaai is around 20-30 minutes’ drive away, and this is where shark cage diving trips depart. Be sure to walk the cliff path for beautiful views and pristine beaches.
Birkenhead House also has direct access to a small beach where guests can swim, have picnics and for the more adventurous guests, borrow body boards. A small gym and spa is also on-site for guests to make use of.
Why we choose Birkenhead House
- Barefoot luxury at its best
- Amazing food
- Fantastic ocean views