Birkenhead House An Extraordinary Coastal Experience
Birkenhead House is a chic and intimate beach hotel in the seaside town of Hermanus.
Birkenhead House sets the standard for luxury hotels in Hermanus. With its exhilarating cliff-top position overlooking the whale watching paradise of Walker Bay, Birkenhead House provides luxury accommodation for those seeking time out to relax and recharge body and mind. Watch surfers carving through the waves and, for several months each year, witness Southern Right and Humpback Whales breaching just metres from the shore.
The hotel’s contemporary décor is an artful mix of beach-house and quirky opulence. The all-inclusive rate means that guests never need to leave the comfort of Birkenhead House, where all meals and drinks are included.
For the more adventurous, Hermanus offers activities aplenty including whale watching, shark cage diving, golf, horse riding on the beach, hiking, surfing, mussel picking and even wine tasting. The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley is just a short drive away and is one of South Africa’s premier wine routes.
The 11 rooms at Birkenhead House are individually decorated by the stylish wand of owner Liz Biden. The rooms are located in three different houses which make up Birkenhead House. Please note that while we will do our best to accommodate your room preference we can only guarantee a room category and not a specific room.
The Coastal Experience
Birkenhead House is in the seaside town of Hermanus and is surrounded by sea, pristine beaches and towering mountains. Whether you’re in the mood for more gentle pursuits like a wine tasting on the main deck, or for a thrilling encounter with Great White Sharks, there is something for everyone at Birkenhead House.
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To give you an idea of what to expect while on safari at Arathusa, we have provided an outline of what a typical day entails at below:
Low Season (May – July)
Low Season (March – April
Peak Season (November – December)
Peak Season 2023
R 7 900
R 10 800
R 11 600
R 12 500
R 7 600
R 10 200
R 10 900
R 11 700
R 6 100
R 8 200
R 9 000
R 9 700
R 4 800
R 6 200
R 6 800
R 7 300
All bookings will be charged an additional Conservation & Community Levy of R150 nett per person, per day.
Please note that additional rates will be charged for triple rooms. Please contact your Reservations Consultant for more details if required.
Rates Are Inclusive Of:
- All meals and snacks
- Full mini-bar
- Local beverages and house wines
- All coffee and speciality teas
- Complimentary in-house shuttle service into the town of Hermanus
New Year’s Eve Dinner Surcharge: R3,000 (Dec 2022) per person