The Auberge Burgundy, which is set above the picturesque Old Harbour, in the historic heart of Hermanus (the hub of the famous Whale Route) is a charming Provençal style guesthouse with fragrant courtyards and stone terraces. The traveller's love affair with Hermanus began well over a century ago. The magnificent scenery and perfect setting between mountains and sea, and the many opportunities for recreation and relaxation continue to attract visitors today. The Auberge Burgundy offers comfortable accommodation and friendly service and is surrounded by restaurants, the craft market, boutiques, art galleries and quaint shopping malls. It has the salt sea air of one of the world's most magnificent eco- destinations in the world – the cool blue sea of Walker Bay is within 50 m of our front door.
Accommodation at the Auberge Burgundy is in 17 units consisting of 19 bedrooms. All rooms are spacious with en-suite bathrooms and are elegantly designed. The ten luxury garden bedrooms at the Auberge Burgundy either feature a sea view, or have a tranquil garden setting. All have French doors opening onto a balcony, or the guesthouse gardens. There are three en-suite poolside bedrooms, and three suites on the first floor – all with sea views. The penthouse suite offers spectacular sea and mountain views and has three bedrooms with two bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen and a dining room / lounge. All rooms are equipped with satellite television, mini-bar, tea / coffee making facilities and walk-in dressing room.
Breakfast A delicious buffet breakfast and full English breakfast is served at the Burgundy Restaurant daily, Monday to Sunday 8am till 9.30am. Included in rate.
The Bedrooms have the follwoing facilities
- Bar Fridge
- Coffee & Tea making facilities (Plunger Ground Coffee & Fresh Milk)
- Under Carpet Heating
- Heated Towel Rails
- Comfortable walk-in dressing rooms
Great White Shark Cage Diving & Surface Viewing – weather permitting An excellent adventure! Go play "bait" with the famous Great White Sharks of Dyer Island. Breakfast/lunch and all diving equipment included, 98 % sighting. Free trips or refunds are at the discretion of the skipper.
From R1200 pp
Whale Watching – weather permitting An unforgettable journey! Experience marine wildlife with an accomplished skipper and trained guides. Departure from Kleinbaai on a 2.5 hour cruise Meet with Southern Right whales, Bryde's and Humpback whales, Cape fur seals, African penguins, great White shark, dolphins and various seabird species.
From R800 pp
Local Whale Watching – weather permitting Departure from Hermanus New Harbour on a 1.5 to 2 hour cruise. Wonderful whale sightings during July – December From R500 pp Flying over Walker Bay Take a flip in a small plane and see the whales from above.
For a 30 minute flight – From R1100 pp
For a 45 minute flight – From R1560 pp
For a 60 minute flight – From R1980 pp
Sea Kayaking in Walker Bay Sanctuary – 1.5 hours on the water, delicious snacks and coffee included. Awesome scenery, maybe a few dolphins if you're lucky and July to December avoid paddling into whales!
From R300 pp
Local Wine Tour – A full, guided tour of the amazingly beautiful and famous wine farms of the Hemel 'n Aarde Valley are of the most southern vineyards of Africa and producers of some of the most exquisite export wine produced in RSA. Lunches available at some wineries.
From R350 pp.
Horse Riding in Hermanus, Stanford or at Kleinmond – Take a ride through some of the Overberg’s most stunning scenery. From R200 pp Boat Fishing All tackle and bait provided. For a different experience out into Walker Bay!
From R600 pp
Township Tour – A 2hour walk around Zwelihle with Willy, a friendly, local township elder. It’s a real insight into the 'other' South Africa. Pay Willy at his home.
From R150 pp
Sandboarding – An awesome day out on the BIG dunes in Betty's Bay with everything you'll need, equipment, lessons, drinks, sore muscles and bruised bums!
From R400 pp
Beginners special on the local 'nursery' dunes From R300 pp
Tandem Paragliding (when available, weather permitting) If you can afford it, it's one of the things you'll remember when you are old! Totally amazing, breathtaking, fun, easy and very safe. No experience necessary. Paragliding last between 30 – 60 minutes.
From R850 pp
Quad Biking in Stanford
For 1 Hour – From R300 pp
For 2 Hour – From R400 pp
From R 590.00 per person sharing per night, incl. breakfast.
Children over the age of 12 years are welcome.