The Marine, Hermanus, South Africa

Beach Hotel, Hermanus


Acknowledged as one of the Western Cape’s most extraordinary coastal destinations, The Marine is a mecca for whale-watchers in Walker Bay and for those who enjoy being pampered in luxurious surroundings. It is also a stone's-throw away from one of the greatest densities of the endangered Great White Shark and selection of fynbos species in the Cape.


A selection of 40 suites and luxury rooms, many with awe-inspiring seascape views and balconies. Whilst others offer fireplaces and views of the courtyard or partial sea views. 


The Marine offers a host of activities for children of all ages including marine safaris– a magical adventure which takes them exploring the nearby tidal pools for marine life.  Other child-friendly activities include whale watching, bowling and croquet.  There are babysitters on hand for parents wanting some precious time off.  Family picnics can be arranged.

For adults, perhaps take a stroll along the cliff path to the nearby golf club or into the bustling town centre. Enjoy a cocktail in the Sun Lounge or relax by the pool or for the more adventurous there is shark diving, horse-riding and sea-kayaking on offer. 


The hotel offers a heated indoor pool as well as their very own tidal pool where you can swim as close as 100m away from the whales!

Visit the sensational Carchele Beauty Spa or browse the in-house boutique for mementos. You can also savour the incredible cuisine by the Grand Chef Peter Templehoff. 

Child Policy

The Marine is very child friendly - with many activities available for all the family.

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