Overberg / Whale Coast Accommodation


Onrus Accommodation


Self Catering in Onrus

A Resting Place

Location & Contact Details
Address: 4 Petersen Street
Western Cape
South Africa
Contact : Beulah Grobbelaar
Local Tel : 021-9131285
INT Tel : +27-21-9131285
Cell (1) : 082-8759241
Cell (2) : 082-4147258

"A Resting Place" is a lovely holiday home situated in Onrus, a picturesque seaside village and part of the Greater Hermanus in the Overberg District


"A Resting Place" is a lovely holiday home situated in a short cul-de-sac towards the lagoon in Onrus. Onrus is about 5 km from Hermanus, 120km from Cape Town and 100 km from Cape Town International Airport. The village has all the basic amenities like cafés, restaurants, chemist, butcher, laundries, gym facilities, dentist and doctors. Rheezicht Superette is just up the street.

Drive a short distance down Van Blommenstein Street or walk under the Milkwood trees towards the beach. Parking is provided. Families bring their picnic baskets and watch the children play in the tidal pool, while the others enjoy the sun and sea. A slipway is provided for the boat and canoe enthusiasts.

There are numerous coastal walks and the area is popular with cyclists. Visit the birdwatchers platform that juts out into Onrus lagoon or the salt water pans that attract water fowl. A farmers market is held every first Sunday of the month and a cultural festival called "Kalfie Fees" is held in August and the Whale Festival in September. Artists enjoy the peaceful village and there are three art galleries within easy walking distance from the home. The award winning wine farms in the Hemel en Aarde Valley, which lie between Onrus and Hermanus are not only known for wine tasting, but also for their restaurants.

Hermanus has all the modern amenities like shopping malls, banks, shops, a library, medical facilities, art galleries, antique- and interesting second hand shops. Experience the different restaurants which are dotted all over town. Hermanus is world renown for whale watching from the cliffs (June to October) Visit the Tourist Information Centre in Hermanus for things to do and see.


This holiday home is situated in a short cul-de-sac ending at the lagoon.
The living room includes a lovely family sized dining table and a television with DSTV and a DVD player. Gather around the fireplace with hot chocolate or a glass of wine in winter.

The fully equipped kitchen also has a dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, stove and fridge/freezer.
Main bedroom has a queen size bed, two bedrooms with twin beds each and a fourth bedroom with a double and a single bed, sleeping 8.

Linen and bath towels are supplied. Bring your own beach towels. There is one full bathroom and a second bathroom with shower. The shower outside with warm and cold water is ideal for rinsing off the sea sand.

Enjoy a braai or picnic under the tree in the spacious back yard. The property is fully enclosed and children can run around and play in a secure area.
Parking is available for four cars.


No smoking inside the house
No pets
No additional people without prior arrangement
Terms and conditions will be provided at time of rate quotation

  • Payment Methods
  • Sorry, Credit cards not accepted
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Bed Configuration
  • Holiday house (Sleeps 8) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - single, single
    • Room 3 - single, single
    • Room 4 - double
  • Facilities
  • beach (less than 500m)
  • boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • boat trips (less than 5km)
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • braai/barbeque (some units)
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • dishwasher (some units)
  • dishwasher onsite
  • DSTV in communal area
  • DSTV in communal area (bring card)
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • fireplace
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • fridge in unit
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • hair dryer
  • heaters in unit
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • lake (less than 5km)
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • linen & towels provided
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • microwave in unit
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • not serviced
  • Open View HD Satellite TV
  • parking all onsite
  • parking off-site
  • pets allowed by prior arrangement
  • private entrance
  • private entrance - outside rooms
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • restaurant (walking distance)
  • stove in unit
  • television in communal area
  • tennis court (less than 5km)
  • washing machine in unit
  • water skiing (less than 10km)
  • whale watching (less than 10km)
  • wifi hotspot
  • Special Categories
  • Pet Friendly Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Small dogs
    Big dogs
    Dogs have to be on lead whilst outside
    Kennels provided
    Kennels must be used
    Other animals on the property
    Horse stables – bedding provided
    Horse stables – bedding not provided
    Horse paddocks
    Grooms available
    Parking area for horse box / float
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