Why The Thatch House?
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The Thatch House

The Thatch House

Whale Route, South Africa

What We Love
  1. Country setting just outside Hermanus
  2. Best land-based whale watching in the world
  3. Family friendly lodge with fun activities
  4. Pools, tennis, gym, golf & water sports on site
  5. Private chef & full-time staff
  6. Direct access to a beautiful lagoon

Why The Thatch House?

Situated on the water’s edge behind the Cape Fold Mountains, The Thatch House is a country-style boutique hotel that sits on 7 acres of private land, with direct access to a beautiful lagoon.

Experience Between July & November each year, Hermanus is known to offer the best land-based whale watching in the world, so families, groups of friends & discerning travellers choose this elegant & peaceful retreat as their Whale Coast haven.

This boutique hotel has been designed to showcase the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape while still retaining the warm, home-away-from-home family-style atmosphere.

Guests will have a wide selection of facilities to take advantage of, including 2 swimming pools, a tennis court, putting green & children’s playroom – as well as an in-house chef & full-time staff.

The Thatch House can also be booked on an exclusive-use basis by large groups or multi-generational families who are travelling together.

Stay The Thatch House consists of 4 two-bedroom suites & 2 one-bedroom suites.

The two-bedroom suites can sleep 4 people, so are ideal for families. These suites include separate lounge areas & private patios with beautiful views over either the lagoon or manicured gardens.

The one-bedroom suites open out onto beautiful gardens. One of these suites includes an extra sofa bed for 2 children.

The Thatch House boasts 2 swimming pools, a floodlit tennis court, a putting green 7 a croquet lawn. There is also a jungle gym, games room with snooker table & movies as well as a small gym complete with jacuzzi. Communal areas also include a lounge & dining area, cocktail bar, library & TV room.

Activities Activities include whale watching, kayaking on the lagoon, cliff walks & wine tasting.

Guests can also enjoy lazy strolls on the beach, boat-based fishing, golfing or browsing the shops of one of South Africa’s most popular holiday towns

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