One of the most beautiful buildings in Hermanus, Whale Rock Lodge, with its shining white facade, glowing woodwork and thick heavy thatch, framed in rolling lawns, has an air of welcome, of warmth and of well-being that will not disappoint you. Whale Rock is a perfect base from which to explore the Overberg. Our personal attention will provide you with absolute luxury, comfort and tranquillity.

The Accommodation

En-suite rooms with choices of king, queen and three-quarter beds elegantly decorated in traditional colonial style, provide spacious accommodation with all the luxuries you’ve become accustomed to at Whale Rock Lodge.

  • 4 Star Graded by The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • Garden or Pool Suites
  • Security
  • Privacy
  • On-site Beauty Therapy on request
  • Sumptuous English Breakfast
  • Early Morning Tea served to you in your room
  • Tranquil manicured gardens
  • Sparkling half Olympic size swimming pool
  • Ample Parking
  • 24 Hour Internet Facility
  • Activity and Forward Bookings
  • Outstanding Service Levels

Rooms at Whale Rock Lodge are spacious with comfortable lounge areas where you can relax in comfort with your latest novel or simply enjoy a cup of tea from room service. Bathrooms are all spacious and en-suite complete with luxury personal toiletries and fluffy bath sheets to complete the luxury experience. Beds are dressed in the finest percale and mattresses are of the highest in hospitality standards ensuring you an excellent night’s rest.


Located in Westcliff, Hermanus, Whale Rock Lodge is central to every activity in and around Hermanus. On the doorstep you’ll find the New Harbour with its fabulous restaurants and night life. Two minutes by car and you’re in the centre of town where you can browse the interesting speciality stores, sit down to a delicious meal at any of the wonderful restaurants or just take in the magical views as you sip your favourite cocktail. Ideally positioned as your base from which to explore the Overberg, you’ll be delighted to find distances to Stanford, Arniston, Agulhas, Onrus, Hawston, Gansbaai and surrounding towns within easy reach when staying with us at Whale Rock Lodge.