The Guardian offers self catering accommodation in the heart of the fabulous 'Hemel en Aarde" (Heaven and Earth) near Hermanus in the Overberg and Whale Coast region. Hermanus - the 'whale capital" of Africa. Coch-y-Bondhu, named after a trout fly, is an
Experience self catering heaven in the heart of the Elgin Valley near Grabouw in the Overberg / Whale Coast region. We offer 3 cottages and a farmhouse, all on a self catering basis, set amongst orchards, offering spectacular views of the Elgin Valley, re
Cheverells Farm Cottages offers self catering accommodation in the heart of the Elgin Valley near Grabouw in the Overberg / Whale Coast region. Cheverells Farm Cottages are two self catering cottages set in the Orchards on a working Apple and Pear Farm in
Chalet 10, Meerensee is a self catering chalet in Fisherhaven, Hermanus area on the Overberg / Whale Coast. Our self catering holiday home is about an hour's drive away from Cape Town International Airport and 6km outside Hermanus on the R43. It is situat
Von Abercron Residence offers both self catering accommodation and bed and breakfast accommodation in Hermanus on the Overberg / Whale Coast. We offer two beautifully decorated and comfortable apartments each with a fully equipped kitchen (also available
Lidiko Heritage House offers boutique hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis in Onrus in the Overberg / Whale Coast region. Lidiko Heritage House is an iconic and historical 1879, lovingly restored, seaside villa. The villa used to be visited by
@ Arum offers delightful self catering accommodation in Onrus in the Overberg / Whale Coast region. This is a beautiful and modern Greek-style house situated in Onrus, within walking distance to the beach. Nestled between the mountains and the Atlantic Oc
5 Atlantic Drive provides spacious self catering accommodation in Onrus, in the Overberg / Whale Coast region of the Western Cape. This stunning, self catering, seafront house is located in Onrus River, with spectacular ocean and mountain views. Minutes w
Brown Jug provides visitors to Hermanus with self catering accommodation. Centrally situated in sought after Eastcliff, a quiet leafy suburb, is a mere two minute stroll to the shops, restaurants and seafront where you can enjoy the famous whale watching
Eastbury Cottage offers self catering accommodation in Hermanus, on the Overberg / Whale Coast, Western Cape. Eastbury Cottage is situated in the quiet, leafy suburb of Hermanus called Eastcliff where one awakens in the morning to the singing of birds or
Nestled in the Houw Hoek Mountains, en route to Hermanus and Caledon, the village of Bot River is fast gaining popularity as a commuter town. An hour's drive from Cape Town city centre, and only twenty minutes from Hermanus, Bot River has much to offer, over and above its views, which extend in every direction.
Bot River is central to the Walker Bay wine region and home to some of the world's most southerly vineyards with over 22 producers of wine. Popular activities include wine tasting, hiking, horse riding, and quad biking.
The Bot River winds through one of the most fertile regions of the southern Cape before culminating in a lagoon with little inlets and bays that make wonderful picnic and swimming spots and home to waterfowl and a herd of wild horses. Windsurfing, water-skiing and fishing are popular.
The name "Bot River" is reputed to come from the Afrikaans word for "butter", originating in the Khoi name for the river "Gouga" meaning "botter", which was later abbreviated to plain "bot".