The Marine

The Marine, a member of The Liz McGrath Collection is one of South Africa’s most spectacular seaside hotels. Located on
Hermanus’famous cliff path, overlooking the breathtaking Walker Bay, the hotel offers visitors the unique opportunity to experience the finest land-based whale watching in the world from June to November each year. Guests are even able to view these majestic creatures from the comfort of their own sea view room. The Overberg region is also a must for adventure sport seekers, offering a host of activities – including hiking mountain biking and marine sports.

Back at the hotel, guests can indulge in exceptional culinary delights, overseen by Head Chef Tronette Dippenaar: from breakfast at the 1920’s-style Pavilion restaurant, to lunch and dinner at Origins at The Marine, as well as High Tea and sundowners in the Sun Lounge & Bar. The 40 elegantly appointed rooms and suites include 10 Luxury Doubles with Sea View and 10 Premier Suites – both categories are perfectly positioned for watching pods of dolphins and whales as they swim in the bay below” Guests may take a refreshing dip in The Marine’s pool, located in the hotel’s tranquil courtyard, or in the Tidal Pool, which can be accessed from the cliff path.


  • 5-star hotel in Hermanus
  • Set high on the cliffs overlooking Walker Bay
  • Whale watching from June to November
  • Origins at The Marine and The Sun Lounge cocktail bar
  • Amenities include Carchele Beauty Spa, heated swimming pool, outdoor shower, Collection Boutique, 24-hour reception, tourist information desk, 24-hour security, 24-hour room service