Hermanus, 1 of 5 SA beach bucket list destinations
This whale-watching destination is a town just an hour and a half away from Cape Town. Hermanus boasts three Blue Flag beaches, Grotto, Onrus and Hawston beaches, offering water activities, an eatery and picnic areas. There’s also Kammabaai Beach, Langbaai Beach and Sandbaai Beach. Tourists visiting Hermanus can enjoy paragliding, kayaking, abalone tours, game viewing, horse riding, surfing and guided walks that delve into the area’s history. The food scene is equally impressive, with some eateries offering ocean views, like Burgundy Restaurant and Bientang’s Cave.