- Guests think Penguino Guesthouse is in an excellent location
- 16 Westcliff Road, Hermanus, 7200, Western Cape
Hermanus is one of the twelve best whale viewing sites in the world, and because of the setting it ideal for land based whale watching. From June till the end of November there are Southern Right whales in the bay and a walk along our beautiful 15 km stretch of cliff path will be all you need to understand why we have registered that claim. The paths are literally a 2 minute walk from Penguino Guesthouse, they wind their way along the magnificent shoreline along the rocky outcrops.
There are many fantastic beaches in and around Hermanus, all with in a 10 minute drive away from Penguino guesthouse including the Blue flag beach Grotto.
Other attractions this fascinating town offers is a fantastic 27 hole golf course. Shark cage diving with great white sharks in the aptly named "Shark Alley", near the fishing village of Gansbaai.
Hermanus is renowned for its vast array of quality restaurants and eateries, which will suit every palate and wallet
Hermanus has always attracted a large number of artistically talented people. You will find numerous painters, sculptors, poets, ceramicists, jewellery designers, glass designers, quilters and photographers in and around town.
The local market in the town centre, will give you the opportunity to view a few of the local artists and there are two additional markets on a Saturday morning Fernkloof and Hermanuspietersfontein.
In Hermanus you are spoiled for choice