Welcome to Whale Away

Eco-friendly luxury guest house in Hermanus

Paradise in the Western Cape

Enjoy spectacular ocean views and spot the whales right off the veranda.


Welcome to Whale Away Hermanus Guest House

Whale-Watching Haven

Hermanus is known as the world famous Whale-Watching Haven. Where else would you find a Hermanus guest house that offers an ocean- and whale view right from the stoep and is walking distance from the cliff path right along the ocean.

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Eco Friendly

Whale Away is an eco friendly luxury modern guest house in Hermanus, situated right at the foot of the idyllic and scenic Overberg Mountain Range. This Hermanus guest house is one of its kind, offering spectacular ocean views and whale watching spots.

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Whale Away guest house is ideally situated just 90 minutes drive away from Cape Town International Airport, walking distance from Hermanus business district and five minutes drive away from the beach. Easily make your booking here.

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"Really enjoyed being here, home from home – very comfortable. Thank you"

− Marie + Keith Meylan - Sussex, UK

"The 4 countries in us appreciated this Guest House. Belgium for the amazing food.Monaco for the stylish décor. Congo-DRC for the warm welcome and finally South Africa, that we call now home. Thank you"

− Barbara & Francis Kasasa

"My family and I stayed at Whale Away a few times, and every time we look forward to come back. The guest house is stunning and comfortable. Close to all the Hermanus activities, and wonderful beaches. Seeing the whales from your room is a special treat!"

− Barry la Grange - Centurion, SA