Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant is situated between Hermanus and Sandbaai. It offers a convenient location from where to explore Hermanus and its many tourist attractions. Budget accommodation as well as Backpackers' accommodation is available in this area.


Zwelihle is the township situated between Hermanus and Sandbaai. Cultural tours are available to Zwelihle, offering visitors the opportunity to explore the streets and talk to the local people, enjoy a drink at a local shebeen and shop at a local spaza shop. Zwelihle, means "Beautiful Place", and the township tours offer visitors a unique cultural experience and give insight to the lives of the local people who live there.


Chanteclair is a trendy, up-market and sought after area situated against the mountain slopes on the outskirts of Hermanus, opposite Onrus. This is a fairly new development boasting luxurious homes and holiday accommodation that promise magnificent ocean and mountain views. Visitors can enjoy a tranquil location that is conveniently located only 10 minutes from the town centre and 5 minutes from the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley (Heaven and Earth).


Sandbaai is situated on the edge of Hermanus, opposite the beautiful Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Named after its sandy bays, it is only a stone’s throw away from Hermanus. It offers the ideal base from where visitors can explore Hermanus and its many attractions. Sandbaai beach is mainly used by the locals, making it a more private and intimate section, which is dotted with rock pools and small coves that are ideal for snorkelling and safe swimming at low tide.


Onrus is a small residential area that can be found at the edge of Hermanus, after Zwelihle. It's quaint yet modern homes and restaurants make it a beautiful place to stay or visit. Onrus is also famous for its stunning beach and lagoon, where you can enjoy the sun, sea and a restaurant experience whilst overlooking the shoreline.

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