Anchor's Rest is situated in the quaint seaside village of Hermanus, 120Km from Cape Town. We are a mere 150m from the famous cliff paths boasting the best land based whale watching in the world! Anchor's Rest is a 1.5Km stroll to the village centre. It lies between the historic Old Harbour (in the village) and the New Harbour with restaurants within walking distance. Champagne air, Blue Flag beaches, spectacular mountain nature reserve, beautiful golf course and other outdoor activities, make Hermanus a popular holiday destination. We will gladly help arrange bookings and plan day trips.

Accommodation is offered in 4 separate suites

  • Each has own private entrance and patio/garden areas and barbecue.
  • Optional Health Breakfast, served on your patio or in your suite.
  • An under counter fridge, tea and coffee facilities, overhead fans, microwave, wall heaters, TV and MNet are provided in each unit.
  • A swimming pool and shady garden area are available for guests.
  • Secure off street parking.


"SEAGULLS" (Sleeps2)
Romantic spacious loft suite with mountain views and a glimpse of the sea. Queen size bed. Full en suite bathroom

"DRIFTWOOD" (Sleeps 2-4)
French doors from living room lead into own garden area. Bedroom with Queen size bed and a separate shower. A sleeper couch in the living room accommodates 2 persons.

"PEBBLES" (Sleeps 2)
Double room with ensuite shower, has French doors leading onto a secluded patio. Ideal for that inexpensive holiday!

"DRIFTWOOD & PEBBLES" (Sleeping 4-6)
Are adjoined and can easily be converted into a family unit with a living room, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

"STARFISH" (Sleeps 2-4)
Large family room with King/twin beds plus a sleeper couch. Spacious, full bathroom. Wheelchair friendly.

Supervised Children over 7 years welcome.
Smoking on patio and in garden only - please!


  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • Tourism Grading - 4 Stars
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • kitchenette only
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • lock-up safe
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • shark cage diving (less than 10km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities