The Courtyard Suites are luxury, modernized heritage cottages. They are comfortable with modern amenities and contemporary decor. Each Suite has a large open plan room with sleeping and lounge area, kitchenette, Morso fireplace and television with DSTV.  The Vishuis Courtyard Suites all have large comfortable queen beds with cotton sheets; the bathrooms are large and modern with a spacious walk-in shower, pure cotton towels, a heated towel rail and toiletries.

The Courtyard Suites have access to the courtyard garden, with a spa pool garden furniture and Weber Braai.  WiFi is available.


The Vishuis Cottage Collection


The Vishuis is ideally located for a busy stay in Hermanus, guests can park their cars and walk to all Hermanus’ facilities. The Old Harbour, Market Square and the Waterfront are a mere 200m walk away. There a numerous restaurants, coffee shops and bars within walking distance. The art galleries, book shops and boutiques too, are a walk away.

Despite The Vishuis’ central location, guests are not part of the hustle and bustle of the village, as it is situated in a quiet back lane. So there is no passing traffic or trade. Instead guests are able to enjoy the peace and quiet of a small village.

Hermanus is famous for its incredible natural beauty. The Cliff path (which stretches from the New Harbour to Grotto Beach, for approximately 10kms), can be accessed 200m from The Vishuis. Guests can walk 300m to the natural marine tidal pool amongst the rocks, for an early morning swim. A walk on the mountain in The Fernkloof Nature Reserve can be accessed about 1km away.

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  • wifi
  • DSTV
  • off street parking
  • courtyard with table and chairs and large garden umbrella
  • pool in the courtyard
  • Weber braai
  • state of the art security
  • Queen bed
  • Pure cotton bedding
  • Anti allergenic pillows
  • Extra warm bedding
  • Hot water bottles
  • Fan
  • Kettle
  • Nespresso machine
  • Bar fridge
  • Prep bowls
  • Equipped and stocked tea and coffee station
  • Comfortable easy chairs
  • Morso fireplace with wood and fire lighters
  • TV
  • Desk and chair with study light and USB port
  • Umbrella
  • Heated towel rails
  • Cotton bathroom towels
  • Beach towels
  • Hair dryer
  • Heater

Check in time 14:00
Check out time 10:00
The Vishuis cottages are serviced once a week.

We regret that we are unable to host children under the age of 13 or pets.

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Courtyard Suite 3

Praise for the Vishuis

Marc demonstrated incredible hospitality during our visit to the Vishuis cottage! It was clean, cozy and comfortable. The location can’t be beat and is within walking distance of the bustling CBD and the waterfront. We appreciated the personal touch of the artwork as well. Highly recommended for any visit to Hermanus.


We couldn’t have asked for more! Comfortable, very beautiful space, very effective fireplace, plenty wood supplied, enjoyed hot water bottle, super comfy bed and linen. LOVED the local artworks, furnishings and en suite bathroom. Will always try this spot for availability before any others in Hermanus. Thank you!


The host, accommodation and location were all fantastic. The cottage is comfortable and beautifully decorated, and close enough to walk to restaurants, yet still private. Thank you Marc, we really enjoyed our stay.