Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Stay at Port Del Mar Luxury Guest House while visitin Hermanus

Port del Mar Luxury Guesthouse is situated in Hermanus in the heart of the Cape Whale Coast of South Africa.

Originally a power substation, Port Del Mar in Hermanus South Africa has been transformed into a luxury guesthouse with beautifully decorated rooms. A delicious full English breakfast is served in the sunny dining room.

Port Del Mar means Port By The Sea in Spanish but it is also a play at the owner’s name, Martin Delport.

Large, spacious and beautiful, Port Del Mar enchants at first sight: The cosy living room, with its imposing fireplace and the well-stocked bar are both perfect for friends to gather around on chillier nights. When the weather is warmer, the private balconies are a hit with young and old alike.

The rooms are private, all with en-suite bathrooms, DSTV, complimentary Wi-Fi and stunning views.
This luxury bed and breakfast guesthouse are within walking distance from the town which is filled with shops and restaurants and a mere 300 meters from the sea, marine tidal pool and the waterfront.

For nature-lovers or adventure enthusiasts, Hermanus on the Cape Whale Coast offers the unforgettable experience of seeing majestic Southern right whales up close and personal as this town is known for the best land-based whale watching in the world.
You can also choose to go shark cage diving in the nearby town of Gansbaai, go hiking in one of the many nature reserves or do wine tasting in the picturesque Hemel & Aarde Valley.

Our town is also a mecca for art lovers with numerous art galleries and festivals. The Hermanus Fine Arts Festival is in early June. The Kalfiefees for music and theatre is at the beginning of August. The Whale Festival is usually at the end of September.
Mountain biking trails start at the Hemel-en-Aarde Village. Four different routes will take you deep into the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley where beautiful views are only a part of the enjoyment. Each trail has its own difficulty level and caters for every class and style of mountain biker.

Traveling with young children and teenagers can often be challenging. Thanks to its two magnificent family suites, Port Del Mar is the ideal accommodation for families as being so close to the vast array of entertaining options, everyone will be happy. What more could a family ask for?

Pack your gear and get ready to come to Hermanus on an unforgettable golfing getaway. You’ll appreciate the luxury accommodation in this paradise for golfers with two world-class golf courses, Hermanus and the nearby Arabella, on offer in this magnificent destination.

After a day of golf, you can quench your thirst at our in-house bar and stroll to the waterfront to satisfy your appetite in one of the nearby authentic restaurants.
Whether you are here for a holiday or visiting Hermanus for business, Martin and his staff will welcome you with open arms.

Port Del Mar, luxurious and perfectly located with beautiful accommodation in Hermanus where you will feel at home.  Book Now

Friday, 28 December 2018

Did you know There are 3 x African Elephant Sanctuaries across three provinces in Southern Africa?

Enjoy a day in the life of an African elephant, this is an experience for life.

The Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeespoortdam offers hands-on educational elephant interactions with African elephants as well as overnight accommodation.

Elephant Sanctuary, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, has African elephants and offers an interactive elephant experience, elephant back riding and overnight accommodation

Experience an amazing day at the Hazyview Elephant Sanctuary in South Africa.
We offer hands-on educational elephant interactions with smaller groups of people. This provides our guests with a far more intimate experience with the elephants.

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Visit the Bushbabies Monkey Sanctuary in Hartbeespoort, South Africa.

Primates, such as our squirrel, spider and capuchin monkeys, are given a new lease on life at Bushbabies Monkey Sanctuary. Previously raised as household pets, or bred for the pet trade, our monkeys are introduced to a wild world laden with waterfalls, lush vegetation, natural mountain springs and the chance to reside in as natural and environment as possible. Our goal is to give them the opportunity to live as they would in the wild.

Read all about the Monkey Sanctuary HERE

Monday, 8 October 2018

Are you Looking for the ultimate shark cage diving experience in South Africa?

Great White Shark Cage Diving in South Africa is one of Cape Town's major attractions to experience the thrill of seeing the mighty Great White Shark up close.

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A few miles offshore from the tiny fishing village of Gansbaai you will find South Africa’s great white shark mecca – Dyer Island and nearby Geyser Rock which is separated by what is affectionately known as Shark Alley. Dyer Island, named after an American settler, Sam Dyer. Dyer Island is home to thousands of African penguins, gannets, cormorants and on Gyeser Rock more than 50 000 Cape fur seals. 

Thursday, 24 May 2018

On Whale Rock is a Luxurious Holiday Apartment in Hermanus

Looking for a tranquil, safe and secure environment to base yourself while you enjoy the beauty and adventure of Hermanus?
On Whales Rock, is nestled on the cliffs of Walker Bay, offers exactly that!

This beachfront, gated community with manicured gardens, saltwater swimming pool braai/barbeque area, squash courts laundry and spectacular sea views will leave you in no doubt that you have made the perfect holiday choice.

On Whales Rock is tastefully decorated, stylishly furnished and equipped to suit your every need. We offer an attractive open plan lounge and dining area, fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances, two comfortable serene bedrooms and a bathroom with shower and other amenities.

Contact Cindy and book today

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Gansbaai is known as the great white shark capital of the world and is only a two and a half hour scenic drive from Cape Town. It is here that Great White Shark Tours will make your dreams come true! The experienced crew will share their vast knowledge of the water world where they operate when they take you to view great white sharks from the surface or underwater from a cage. This marine wonderland is the closest place in the world where you can safely see these apex predators in their natural environment.

Great White Shark Tours invite you to join us on board our boat, Apex Predator, for the ultimate great white shark cage diving and surface viewing adventure tour in South Africa.

Sunday, 13 May 2018

Madiba's Journey - Africa’s Travel Indaba gets a taste of Madiba Magic

In celebration of African art, song and memory, renowned South African playwright and artistic director of the Market Theatre, James Ngcobo, has produced a stellar showcase of the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in celebration of the former statesman’s 100th birthday.

The showcase of South Africa through Nelson Mandela’s memory can be found on the Madiba’s Journey App, which allows users to view the attractions on a map, build their itineraries and share their own journeys on social media. Visitors can also experience the emotion and relevance of each location through audio, text and image galleries. The app also offers real-time weather information, distances and details of nearby attractions. 

Read the full article here and download the app