Location: Hermanus, South Africa
No of rooms: 11 rooms and suites
One Stop Reason To Go: The attention to the interiors. Oh and the Spa. And maybe the views too.
Birkenhead House and its deluxe adjacent Villa is the regal hotel perched atop the cliffs, which overlook the whale-watching paradise of Walker Bay. Accommodating guests in the utmost luxury, this is the perfect destination for those seeking the pinnacle of seaside living. Each room is beautiful designed from those that feature hand-painted beds and balconies looking up to the majestic Overberg Mountains to the extravagant four-poster beds with hand-carved antique Indian buttresses.
Inquisitive travelers can venture out on tours to Stanford, local wine farms and townships or for those who crave a more adrenalin-filled experience, shark cage diving is available, as well as quad bike riding, sea kayaking and scuba diving. For those who regard holidays as a more relaxing pastime, there is golf, yoga or a leisurely bike ride or guests can take the opportunity to use the in-house Spa.
The Lavender Room: Lavender has proven calming, soothing, and sedative effects, inspiring the name for the Birkenhead House’s spacious grand treatment room. The Lavender Room is elegantly appointed with a fully equipped bathroom to enhance the spa experience. The tantilising aroma of lavender, tranquil background music and therapeutic sound of the water feature combine to restore balance and soothe the sensesShow Less