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Great views!

This is a lovely spot to sit and take in the beautiful scenery. It's in the heart of the Hermanus... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Clearwater, Florida
via mobile
Nice central beach - eventually saw whales there

This beach is near the town centre so, in our view, not as nice as the parts reached by the cliff... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“blue flag beach” (65 reviews)
“white sand” (20 reviews)
“great beach” (33 reviews)
Grotto Street, Hermanus, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely spot to sit and take in the beautiful scenery. It's in the heart of the Hermanus downtown. Yet, it's so very peaceful to relax and reflect. You might even spot a whale.

Thank SueInClearwater
Reviewed 3 days ago

This beach is near the town centre so, in our view, not as nice as the parts reached by the cliff path off to the east of town. However, it is a better location to see whales, which we finally did on our last day...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm day and beach fairly busy. Went to the beach to collect sea shells which were plentiful.nice little resturant was open for lunch. Clean toilets and shower area and plenty of parking

Thank Martin5192
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this beach and the cozy restaurant, Dutchies, several times during our stay at Hermanus Beach Front Lodge. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area or driving past.

Thank karinarosenkilde
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This place is so peaceful with stunning scenery, highly recommendable, theres a lovely restaurant to relax by, the ocean is very tranquil

Thank Corrie T
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Just such a lovely beach, with beautiful views, perfect setting. So take a stroll and enjoy a relaxing time with fond moments🐳🐳🐳🐳

Thank Estelle D
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

It's a really nice location to see and the history makes a worthwhile visit, but we spent three hours there which a lot more time than we needed to see everything. Coolest part was the, what they call "rock rats" crawling around.

Thank np234
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We hit lucky with the weather at this paradise beach! Make.sure you visit! Great restaurant too..Dutchies. Endless kilometres of amazing white soft sands, a lagoon and chance of seeing dolphins is high! Being August we spotted a whale on the backline and seal.playing in the...More

Thank SandyFoce
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We passed by Grotto Beach - which is one of the few beaches in the Hermanus area that has sand, and not rocks. Very clean and safe.

Thank Kirk S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Nice to walk along the beach and nature is beautiful. Clean toilets and lots of parking. Swimming area is also very nice.

Thank Gmm S
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28 September 2017|
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Response from Pieter P | Reviewed this property |
very busy indeed. normally great weather for going to te beach