Ocean Eleven Guest House
Ocean Eleven is an olde worlde, Cape Cod, colonial style guesthouse situated on the famous cliffs of Hermanus in South Africa. The picturesque mountains beyond gently embrace the phenomenal, all encompassing vista of the bay. Recently Voted in the London Times as “ One of the top 20 views in the world ( with a room) “
The main house of Ocean Eleven was built with all the high ceilings, tall windows and teak floors that made colonial architecture so utterly elegant. All these features and thus the grace and style have been retained to this day.
Ocean Eleven boasts beautifully appointed rooms that have an all-embracing sea view over Walker Bay. Luxuries include 100% cotton percale linen, tea & coffee trays, mini-bars, heated towel rails, fans as well as heating which will all ensure a comfortable stay at Ocean Eleven.
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Cape Town International Airport +/- 108km's
Whale watching – All along the Cape Whale coastline from June to December
Whale walk tours - Hermanus is renowned for being one of the best land-based whale watching spots in the world and a guided tour by a man who is passionate about whales and photography will ensure you not only get to see these magnificent creatures, but learn about them too.
Boat based Whale watching (June to December) – There are currently 3 permit holding boats at the Hermanus harbour that has trips up to 3 times a day.
Whale Crier – Hermanus boasts the only whale crier in the World and during the whale season he can be found on the Cliff path, blowing on his Kelp horn to alert visitors to Hermanus as to where the whales are.
Cliff path – The most popular trail in Hermanus and stretches for 12km from the New Harbour to Grotto Beach.
Township Tours – Partnered with the Hermanus Rainbow Trust to introduce visitors to the vibrant life in Zwelihle
Sea Kayaking – Daily trips from the old harbour, extremely weather dependant
Surfing and body boarding – Onrus, Voelklip, Grotto all boast famous surfer waves!
Beaches – Swimming, Sun Bathing and or hiking – Hermanus boasts two Blue Flag Beaches at Grotto beach and Hawston beach, which is a sign that visitors can expect a clean and well cared for environment, changing facilities and lifeguards on the beach.
Mountain bike trails - Starting at the Hemel-en-Aarde Village, four different routes will take you deep into the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley where beautiful views are only a part of the enjoyment.
Hiking trails –The Fynbos Trail is a more unique nature experience in the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom. Walking trips and trails in the beautiful Cape Whale Coast. Day walks in Fernkloof Reserve and the Kogelberg Biosphere.
Horse riding - Heaven & Earth Trails in Hermanus, offers stunning horseback riding, sunset rides.
Golf –The Hermanus Golf Club, this World Class Golf Course doesn’t only challenge however, you are rewarded, hole after hole, with panoramic views that overlook the sparkling ocean and adding to the charm of the course is the ability to see the seasonal whales splashing about as you go about your game.
Bird watching – A bird paradise for all bird lovers, Sea, Shore, Fynbos as well as garden birding.
Quad biking – Adventure trail through mountains and vineyards.
Scuba diving and snorkelling – A number of companies in Hermanus offer scuba diving trips. Learn to scuba dive in Hermanus or join the team for some great guided dives in the area!
Deep sea fishing – Fishing charters are available from Hermanus. With over 25 years of experience in fishing the reef waters in and around Hermanus as well as Yellowfin and Longfin (albacore) Tuna fishing for the more adventurous fisherman.
Old Harbour Museum
de Wets Photo Museum
Policies & disclaimers
14-1 Day prior to arrival 50% of reservation value
Day of arrival and No show 100% of reservation value
We reserve the right to cancel reservations that have not been confirmed as per cancellation policies.
All reservations need to be confirmed either in writing or with a 50% deposit (either by direct transfer or credit card)
Rates are subjected to change without prior notice
We reserve the right to cancel reservations that have not been confirmed 14 days prior to arrival
Children under 12 yrs - by prior arrangement
Check in time: 14:00 Check out time: 11:00