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5 STAR HOTEL ON THE WHALE ROUTE
WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA
Regal and exclusive, Birkenhead House is situated on the clifftops of Walker Bay, the world famous whale watching mecca at Hermanus. Honeymoon couples seeking seclusion in the utmost luxury will find Birkenhead House the perfect setting. Discerning visitors desiring a romantic seaside getaway will appreciate the beauty of Birkenhead House decorated tastefully to compliment its spectacular setting and featuring rare maritime antiques. its coastal setting, it is adorned with rare maritime antiques. At Birkenhead House every effort has been made to make a stay at this coastal haven an unforgettable experience.
The luxurious, opulently furnished sea-facing suites offer panoramic vistas of Walker Bay. From the comfort of the residence, guests can view the majestic Southern Right whales that enter the sheltered bay each year to calve. Other marine mammals such as the Cape Fur Seal and Bottlenose Dolphins can also be seen. Across the bay at Gansbaai, adventurous guests can experience the Great White Shark close up from the safety of a cage.
Other attractions include a gym and treatment centre, a dual-level swimming pool located in the sheltered courtyard and of course, Hermanus' two best swimming beaches, which are literally just a stone's throw away.
|Just below Birkenhead House, Voelklip beach lends itself to great bathing – brave the surf or just enjoy the vista from the rolling lawns. A picnic basket can be arranged for you upon request and beach bats and balls are available for the energetic.
Spectacular mountain trails and breathtaking cliff path walks are also within easy reach of Birkenhead House. Guests are invited to experience the thriving floral kingdom, which has a high diversity of species unique to this area.
World-class cuisine is a matter of course at Birkenhead House. Lavish meals and seafood delicacies are prepared daily, and room service will be happy to oblige guests with a private breakfast in bed.