The Marine, Hermanus

April 18, 2012 in in the winelands & hermanus

The owner-managedMarine is one of the southern hemisphere’s most spectacular seaside Relais & Châteaux properties. Perched on the cliffs, overlooking Hermanus’s Walker Bay, The Marine is home to 42 individually decorated bedrooms and suites.

In addition to its unforgettable setting The Marine offers guests the unique opportunity to experience the finest land-based whale watching in the world. From June to September these majestic creatures can be viewed from the comfort of a beautiful Marine sea-facing bedroom or suite. This centrally located property gives guests the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in Hermanus’s famous café culture.

The Last Word, Franschhoek

April 18, 2012 in in the winelands & hermanus

The Last Word Franschhoek is a historic residence in the centre of what many regard as the most charming and picturesque village in the Winelands.

Elegantly restored in the Cape Huguenot tradition, the 5 star intimate hotel is right in the heart of what has become the utopia for food and wine lovers in the Cape. It’s only a minute’s walk from the many excellent award-winning restaurants and numerous character-filled boutique style shops and art galleries.