A breathtaking view over a cobalt blue ocean while breathing champagne air is what guests can expect when visiting The Nantucket Guest House. Situated in Hermanus, the land based whale watching capitol of the world, a mere 90 minutes’ drive from Cape Town. This luxurious destination offers extraordinary biodiversity with a variety of outdoor and adventure activities.
Lounging on private balconies visitors to Nantucket can revel in the antics of the whales while indulging in crayfish fresh from the sea, sipping crisp wine from a local winemakers in the nearby Hemel n Aarde valley.
Bask on the sun-drenched pool deck at the foot of the majestic mountain, or have a barbeque while the African sun sinks into the Atlantic Ocean or simply relax in the lounge with a great book or movie.
Facilities include six themed en-suite bedrooms with sea or mountain views, satellite TV, complimentary WiFi, private patios, swimming pool, private library and much more.
Activities include boat based whale watching, shark cage diving, hiking in botanical gardens, birding, interactive cultural experiences, wine tasting on one of our three local wine routes, visiting a local gourmet cheese farm and another million unforgettable experiences.
The Nantucket Guest House prides itself for having minimal impact on the environment, closely following the philosophy of touching the earth lightly.
We invite you to enjoy traditional hospitality while living your dreams in a place where the ocean touch the sky…
Hermanus is an ideal holiday destination - What to do and see while you visiting.
Whale Watching (From the land, a boat or the air) - Shark Cage Diving - Hiking and Nature reserves: (Hoy's Koppie; Fernkloof & Cliff path) - Wine tasting (Hemel & Aarde Valley) - Golfing (Hermanus & Arrabella) - Beaches (Grotto, Voëlklip & Kammabaai) - Visit a museum (Old Harbour Open Air Museum, Whale Museum, War Memorial), Adventures in Hermanus: Horse Riding, Quad Biking, Tree Top Sliding, Kayaking, Paintballing, Plane Trips,
Welcoming entrance with artistic flair
The Sea Shepherd is the epitome of tranquility.
The Arabesque Room is both exotic and atmospheric
Pool area with sun-drenched deck and relaxation areas
Magnificent ocean and mountain views
The Fynbos room has sweeping views of the flora outside
Spacious lounge with dining area
Relaxing entertainment area with warm atmosphere