Whale-watch out your window at One Marine Drive

One Marine Drive Boutique Hotel is located on the seafront of Hermanus, within easy walking distance of the seaside town's exciting shops, art galleries, bars and restaurants, and the Cliff Path – which offers the best shore-based whale watching in the world.

Easy access is available for mountain hikes or gentle walks through the unique fynbos in the nature reserves, which have over 1600 different plant species. With birding being one of the fastest-growing eco-tourist sectors in the world, Hermanus is a bird watcher's paradise – 111 recorded species are found in the diverse areas of fynbos, mountain, coastal, river and estuarine habitats (all within a very small area of terrain). 

The hotel has five luxurious, spacious, sea-facing rooms with private balconies. All these rooms have wonderful sea views of Walker Bay and the surrounding coastline. Enjoy the sunshine on a comfortable lounger next to the heated swimming pool in the secluded courtyard garden. In the winter months, a log burning fire in the living area to ensures comfort. A full homemade breakfast is served in the welcoming dining area, and the adjoining living room is the perfect place to relax with a cup of tea or a drink and enjoy the panoramic sea views.


  • Whale-watching from your room
  • Great wine esates close by 
  • Shark cage diving opportunities nearby
  • 14 wine estates make up the Hemel-en-Aarde valley, not far from One Marine Drive 
  • World class 27-hole golf course with a mountain backdrop 


1 Marine Drive

Hermanus, Western Cape, 7200

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From $64 per person per night
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