Our Blog

We want to share exciting updates and insights into our hotel, neighbourhood and the town of Hermanus with you. Our blog will feature news relating to Harbour House Hotel, event announcements and several guides, tips and tricks to making the most of your stay with us in Hermanus.
Sep 12, 2019

Springtime in the Overberg: How to Make the Most of This Season

Springtime in the Overberg is a time for celebration. The sun is out, the orchards are in bloom and the feeling of excitement is almost tangible. […]
Jul 24, 2019

Welcoming The Whales in Hermanus

It’s that time of the year again when the beautiful seaside village of Hermanus gears up to welcome back some of their nearest and dearest: the […]
Jul 10, 2019

Romantic Getaways This Winter

There is something to be said about romance and winter time. The cold makes you want to curl up next to the person you love, relax, […]
Feb 27, 2019

The A – Z of Hermanus

The A – Z of Hermanus Hermanus is a town filled with fun activities, amazing restaurants and wine farms and, of course, whale watching. To help […]
Jan 22, 2019
grotto beach

The Most Beautiful Beaches in the Western Cape

The Most Beautiful Beaches in the Western Cape South Africa is home to dozens upon dozens of beautiful beaches. Some are big, some are small and […]
Nov 23, 2018

Seaside Christmas Celebration at Harbour House

Seaside Christmas Celebration at Harbour House Ingredients for an unforgettable Christmas lunch: A stunning view, great service and a mouthwatering menu. And all of this in […]
Oct 25, 2018
the wine glass

The Wine Glass: A Wine Lover’s Dream

The Wine Glass: A Wine Lover’s Dream Euripides famously said: “where there is no wine, there is no love”. And while philosophical quotes will always be […]
Sep 14, 2018
whale watching in hermanus

Where to Whale Watch in Hermanus This Season

Where to Whale Watch in Hermanus This Season It’s that time of the year again! The whales have arrived in South Africa, which means that the […]
Aug 14, 2018
history of hermanus

History of Hermanus

History of Hermanus When English became compulsory in the Cape, Dutch (Afrikaans) farmers founded their own schools and brought out teachers from Holland. Hermanus Pieters was […]