The Whale on Main B&B is an upmarket B&B, located in the seaside village of Hermanus.

We are situated adjacent to the Hermanus golf course, and within walking distance of the town center. The world-famous cliff path is a mere 75 meters away and in season, whales can be viewed from “Die Gang” right across the road.

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  • Great guest house with very likeable and caring host couple.

    Zeno and Marlene are the perfect hosts and do everything they can to make their guests feel comfortable. We received many valuable tips, including restaurant recommendations. The house with guest rooms are very tastefully furnished. The breakfast was extremely varied and good. In a few minutes you can reach the pittoresken coastal path. The center of Hermanus with restaurants and art galleries can also be reached in a few... Read this review

  • Best place to enjoy Hermanus

    Wonderful modern B&B! Room was exceptionally comfortable with kingsize bed, balcony and amazing view! Zeno made us feel home straight away, giving us lots of nice tips about Hermanus. Breakfast was delicious, freshly cooked every morning (I especially loved the mushrooms). You can do very nice walks along the coast and in the mountains close by. We even saw some brydes whales!

  • The most perfect BnB close to the centre of town. The hosts, Zeno and Marlene, were incredibly inviting and made the most The hosts were incredible, the home cooked breakfast was perfect to start the day and the accommodation was homely!

  • As a solo traveller, i needed somewhere i could call home for a week while i adventured off all over the place......this was it! I have never before stayed somewhere quite as fantastic as this. Marlene welcomed me with zero fuss, showed me what i needed to know and let me to get on with my busy trip. The Room - Massive, beautiful, clean and know that feeling... Read this review

    Keith Good