Birkenhead House - Western South Africa, South Africa
About this Chic Retreat
The ideals of space, light, water and flow are in perfect harmony at Birkenhead House, which makes it such a casual, easy hotel to be in. Here guests feel rejuvenated, with all the fresh air, good food and endless views of the ocean. Ihe formula at Birkenhead House is simple and informal and guests can do as little or as much as they want, from relaxing on the sun-dappled deck chairs, to indulging their senses in the spa or sipping a cocktail whilst enjoying the view after an evening swim on the beach below. Birkenhead House and its sister property La Residence make the perfect combination for guests looking for two stunning luxury hotels.
Most of the 11 opulently appointed sea-facing studio rooms offer expansive vistas of Walker Bay and the distant Overberg Mountains. From the comfort of their residence, guests can look forward to seeing the majestic Southern Right whales that enter the sheltered waters every year to calve.
Facilities include a split-level swimming pool in a sheltered courtyard, an infinity pool above the ocean and a gym, spa and treatment centre, while 2 of Hermanus' best swimming beaches, warm with the waters of the Indian Ocean, are on your doorstep. Spectacular mountain trails and breathtaking cliff path walks are in easy reach of Birkenhead House, opening up the Cape's thriving floral kingdom, the world's most diverse botanic ecosystem on southern Africa's very tip. It is just a leisurely 40 minutes stroll along a coastal path to the centre of the village.
World-class cuisine, here, is a matter of course at Birkenhead House. Room service can bring a sumptuous breakfast to the comfort and privacy of your bedroom, or you may enjoy this on the front patio overlooking the expansive Walker Bay. Lavish meals and seafood delicacies are served daily and a selection of menus is available for your special day.
Rates are per room per night on a full board basis. This includes all accommodation, meals and snacks, laundry, local beverages and house wines. No children under 12 unless the entire house is booked.
* Rates in ZAR
8 to 4 weeks before arrival - 25% of the total. 4 to 2 weeks before arrival 50% of the total.
- Nearest Airport: Cape Town.
- Distance from Airport: 2 hours.
- Transfers can be arranged starting from R1100(1-4pax) from Cape Town. Transfers to and from Hermanus are complimentary to resident guests.
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