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This is the southern most tip of South Africa and the African continent and boasts some very luxurious hotels and more affordable bed & breakfast country houses where you will find typical South African hospitality. The countryside has a strong farming tradition which is now being extended into the development of some finest South African vineyards such as Hamilton Russell. Hermanus is a busy town in season and is situated on Walker Bay which is home to breeding Whales between June and December.
The coastal scenery is striking with sweeping beaches and the unusual, Protea based, vegetation. Cape Agulhas is the furthest south you can travel in Africa. The coastline is known for it shipwrecks and there is a museum dedicated to the plight of seafarers in the sleepy little town of Bredasdorp.
Swellendam was the third town to be established in South Africa. The town centre boasts a fine collection of original Cape Dutch thatched buildings furnished with many period antiques and complete with the enticing aroma of beeswax polish. Nearby is the Bontebok National Park home to the rarest antelope which is natural to the region. You will also see giant Tortoises.
This is the southern most tip of South Africa and the African continent and boasts some very luxurious hotels and more affordable bed & breakfast country houses where you will find typical South African hospitality
Summers (December - February) are dry and hot (up to the high 30C) but there is normally a breeze along the coast. In Spring and Autum (September/ November and March / April) the temperatures (high 20C) are less intense but the risk of some rain increases. Winter (May - August) is wetter but with some beautiful days and cold, crisp nights (daytime temperatures between 15 - 22C). Snow is very rare but can fall on the mountains in July and August. The area can be prone to storms in the winter time. Golf There are some first class golf courses in the area and the course at the Arrabella Hotel and Resort (near Hermanus) is recognised as world class.