The Marine, Hermanus

The Marine is one of the southern hemisphere's most spectacular seaside Relais & Châteaux properties. Perched on the cliffs, overlooking Hermanus' Walker Bay, The Marine boasts 40 individually decorated bedrooms and suites.

This unforgettable property overlooks South Africa's most pristine whale sanctuary, and it is just a stone's throw from one of the greatest densities of the endangered Great White Shark, and selection of fynbos species in the Cape.

The Marine offers guests the unique opportunity to experience the finest land-based whale watching in the world. From June to November guests are able to view these majestic creatures from the comfort of their beautiful sea view room.

The attention to detail is apparent in every aspect of this remarkable owner managed property - from the personal service to the exceptional cuisine which is overseen by Relais & Châteaux Grand Chef, Peter Tempelhoff, the perfect-for-sundowners Sun Lounge and the in-house Carchele Beauty Spa. Each piece of The Marine story adds another element to an unforgettable stay.

Perched on top of the cliffs in Hermanus, The Marine has one of the most spectacular natural landscapes in South Africa with arguably the best land-based whale watching in the world.


Accommodation; 40 individually decorated luxury rooms and suites commanding views across Walker Bay and The Overberg Mountains.

Facilities; Savour the local produce at Seafood at The Marine, or relax in the contemporary chic Pavilion. The hotel also offers The Sun Lounge and Bar, a heated swimming pool, tidal pool, Carchele Spa, internet lounge, The Collection Boutique and Travel Desk.

The Marine, Hermanus

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