Schulphoek House

“Overlooks the bay, an idyllic cove where whales often visit”
Budget level: Affordable
South Africa
When to Go
All Year
Property Type
Whale Coast
Kids Min Age
All Ages

A well-known eco-conscious refuge, this protected reserve and its shoreline is also home to many birds, small mammals and marine life which can be viewed on the seashore paths nearby. Whales visit from late August through to December and often stop by in front of the House. Situated 4 km from Hermanus Town Centre, 2 km from Hemel-en-Aarde intersection; gateway to the wineries.

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Schulphoek House is set on the protected Schulphoek bay in Sandbaai (Sand Bay), Hermanus. Founded in 1999, the guesthouse has offered understated luxury and Cape refinement to its guests.

Schulphoek House comprises of fifteen rooms, each one offers thoughtful decor touches and luxurious amenities.  Rooms and bathrooms are individually decorated with a collection of fine original South African art and original pieces of furniture, the focus being on mid-century.

There are different room configurations;  generously sized superior, luxury, standard and family suites offering options with patios overlooking the garden, or with sweeping views of the bay.

You may choose to indulge in the singular beauty of the Cape or read a book from our library in a comfy armchair.  A relaxed and refined experience awaits.

9 spacious, modern and well appointed sea-facing en-suite bedrooms.

  • 4 x superior first floor, seafacing twin (2 with interleading doors),
  • 1 x superior first floor, sea facing family unit (2 en-suite bedrooms:  sleeps 3)
  • 4 x luxury ground floor, sea facing (2 with interleading doors)

6 spacious, comfortable en-suite bedrooms that lead onto the garden.

  • 1 x luxury garden king
  • 2 x luxury garden family (main en-suite bedroom plus child’s bedroom:  sleeps 3)
  • 1 x standard garden twin
  • 2 x standard garden queen

Those seeking time-out and relaxation can while away one of the many sunny days at the salt pool.  Sip a gin and tonic or a glass of wine on the patio while the sun sets over the ocean or take a walk down to one of the calm sea pools or secluded beaches to take in the fresh Atlantic ocean air.  ​

Trips can be arranged to the local wine-route, township experience, boat based whale watching or shark cage diving, and many other activities.  The staff are at your disposal to help plan activities for you during your stay.

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