Birkenhead House

View my wish list

An elegant and intimate beach house overlooking the whale watching paradise of Walker Bay

Only one hour and a half from Cape Town, Birkenhead House is named after a British troop ship that sank in Walker Bay in 1852. Decorated to reflect the beauty of its coastal setting, this private hotel has a contemporary style, with an eclectic mix of modern and antique. No expense has been spared in making this the ultimate coastal retreat.

Most of the opulently appointed rooms offer expansive vistas of Walker Bay. From the comfort of the residence, guests can look forward to sighting the majestic Southern Right whales that enter the sheltered waters of Walker Bay every year to calve from the months of June to December. Other attractions include a gym, two spa treatment rooms and a dual-level swimming pool located in a sheltered courtyard. Not forgetting, of course, Hermanus’ two best swimming beaches which are just a stone’s throw away.

Spectacular mountain trails and breathtaking cliff path walks are also within easy reach from Birkenhead House. Guests can explore the thriving floral kingdom which has a higher diversity of species than anywhere else in the world.

Birkenhead House BathroomBirkenhead House Beach ViewBirkenhead House Breakfast Ocean View Terrace HermanusBirkenhead House from aboveBirkenhead House outdoorBirkenhead House outdoor poolBirkenhead House roomBirkenhead House room 2Birkenhead House room detail

View my wish list

Planning an escape to this awesome destination?

Make sure to consider these Destination Masters to design a truly memorable journey or contact one of our Preferred Travel Designers to assist you with their magic.


dmAFRICA prides itself on creating unique experiences throughout Southern , Eastern, Western Africa as well as the Indian Ocean and Atlantic Islands. The company goes out of its way to make the impossible possible. What could often be a life-changing encounter will include locations, or places to stay which often challenge the imagination. Often suggesting properties and areas that are

Read More

Africa Roam

At the South Western tip of the African Continent lies the city of Cape Town. Affectionately known as the Mother City by locals and where the Africa Roam family resides. This dynamic destination management company is made up of a team of people, who collectively share over 60 years of proven experience in Travel across the continent of Africa and her neighbouring islands. They

Read More

Personal Africa

Personal Africa offers sublime African travel experiences throughout South, Southern and East Africa as well as the Indian Ocean islands. Personal Africa provides seamless itineraries for discerning clientele wishing to discover the wonders of Africa and the Indian Ocean. They have been operating in Africa for more than 20 years and will offer travellers a professional service designing specific itineraries

Read More