The Marine

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Why we like it

  • Located in the heart of Hermanus overlooking Walker Bay
  • Perfect place to explore Hermanus and enjoy the finest land based whale watching in the world from June to September
  • Facilities include a solar heated salt water swimming pool and an in house Carchele Beauty Spa
  • The hotel welcomes children of all ages

A&K Top Tip

Enjoy your favourite drink and watch the sunset in the Sun Lounge looking out and over to the ocean.

Guest Testimonial

Joanne Swinton's detailed knowledge of South Africa has been invaluable and her enthusiasm to respond to our needs is greatly appreciated.

- FJ, Perthshire



This unforgettable property overlooks South Africa's most pristine whale sanctuary, and it is just a stone's throw from one of the greatest densities of the endangered great white shark. The Marine offers guests the unique opportunity to experience the finest land-based whale watching in the world. From June to September guests are able to view these majestic creatures from the comfort of their beautiful sea-facing bedroom.


The attention to detail is apparent in every aspect of this remarkable owner managed property - from the personal service to the exceptional cuisine, in-house Carchele Beauty Spa. Each piece of The Marine story adds another element to an unforgettable stay.


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Best time to be there

October to May is the best time to visit the Cape. Game viewing is better during the drier months of April to September. The wildflower season is generally from mid August to mid September. The whale watching season runs from June to November.

Fly to

Cape Town/Johannesburg

flying time

11 hours 30 minutes/10 hours 30 minutes non-stop

time difference

GMT +2 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate if arriving or in transit for more than 12 hours from an endemic area.

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