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On the path of Nelson Mandela in Cape Town
01 July 2020
During his inauguration speech on May 9, 1994, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Madiba) said: “Perhaps it was history that ordained that it be here, at the Cape of Good Hope, that we should lay the foundation stone of our new nation.
Cape Whale Watching Season
08 June 2020
Each year, the Overberg coastline, and particularly the relatively sheltered waters of Walker Bay and Hermanus, play host to one of nature’s most profound spectacles: the birthing and mating seasons...
Recognised by Small Luxury Hotels of the World™
26 April 2020
Two of South Africa's Finest Seaside Hotels are the Country's First to be recognised by small luxury hotels of the world™
Home wellness and beauty tips
14 April 2020
Carchele Beauty Spa at The Marine in Hermanus is a haven of pampering and sheer indulgence. Bring that feeling of calm and pampering into your own home, with these self-care and beauty tips from owner, Serene Klue
Recipe: South African Roly–Poly Pudding
08 April 2020
First created in the UK in the early 19th century, this flat-rolled suet pudding is spread with jam and rolled up, similar to a Swiss Roll, before being steamed or baked.
Recipe: Hot Cross Buns
08 April 2020
Whatever its origins, there is no denying that the humble Hot Cross Bun is utterly moreish. Nowadays you can find many variations but our recipe by Tronette Dippenaar...
Recipe: Cape Malay Pickled Fish
04 April 2020
Pickled Fish (also known as ingelegde vis or Kaapse kerrievis) is a quintessential Easter dish in the Cape. With a murky history, this aromatic, spicy dish certainly transcends faiths
Whale Week at The Marine
15 August 2019
During the annual Hermanus Whale Festival, The Marine will be launching the first of a new annual series of exciting events grouped under the umbrella of “Whale Week”.
Enjoy A Three-Day Vacation in Hermanus with a Stay At The Marine
30 April 2019
Make The Marine your base for an unforgettable three days in the jewel of the South Africa’s Overberg, Hermanus. It’s hard to beat The Marine’s spectacular seaside vistas; perched on...
Meet Sebastian Berinato New General Manager at The Marine
21 January 2019
The Marine hotel, in Hermanus, a member of The Liz McGrath Collection, has appointed Sebastian Berinato as the new General Manager, as of January 2019.
01 October 2018
Christmas and New Year’s Eve Celebrations at beautiful locales in Cape Town, Hermanus and Plettenberg Bay
From sea to shining sea: from Hermanus to Plett
05 September 2018
A self-drive itinerary of our insider scoop of places to stop along the way Your journey to and from Hermanus and Plettenberg Bay
Tips for photographing whales
03 September 2018
Celebrated photographer Dave de Beer shares his tips for photographing whales, when visiting Walker Bay during whale season.
Women’s Month at The Marine, Part 3: The General Manager
08 August 2018
This Women’s Month we celebrate three women in leadership roles at The Marine. For our third installment we talk to General Manager, Jo Massie.
Women’s Month at The Marine, Part 2: The Assistant General Manager
02 August 2018
This Women’s Month we celebrate three women in leadership roles at The Marine. For our second installment we talk to Assistant General Manager, Melissa Burns
Women’s Month at The Marine, Part 1: The Chef
26 July 2018
This Women’s Month we celebrate three women in leadership roles at The Marine. Up first, we interview our head chef, Tronette Dippenaar.
SEA: The Marine offers the ultimate base for ocean adventures
16 July 2018
"How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is clearly Ocean.” Overlooking the majestic beauty of Walker Bay, The Marine is ideally situated to take to the seas of the Overberg. The ocean permeates every bit of your stay at The Marine.
From sea to shining sea: to and from Cape Town and Hermanus
01 July 2018
A self-drive itinerary of our insider scoop of places to stop along the way Your journey to and from Cape Town and Hermanus
LAND: Adventure Awaits at The Marine
10 February 2018
South Africa’s Overberg is the ultimate natural arena for adventure lovers. Within its incredibly scenic borders expect a plethora of land-based activities.
Food & Wine
Eat. Play. Love.
01 February 2018
Wine, dine and explore with the love of your life in the most luxurious and spectacular of locations in Cape Town, Hermanus and Plettenberg Bay.
Recipe: St. Patrick’s Appletini
13 January 2018
May your glass be ever full – full with our special St Patrick’s Day Appletini that is, if you happen to be at The Marine on 17 March. Served in the Sun Lounge, this exclusive cocktail is green of course, to celebrate the most Irish of Irish holidays. Happy St Patrick’s Day!
The Marine appoints Tronette Dippenaar as Head Chef
17 November 2017
The Marine Hotel in Hermanus has appointed Tronette Dippenaar as Head Chef, overseeing the popular Origins restaurant as well as the 5-star hotel’s breakfast venue, The Pavilion.
Recipe: The Whale Watcher
15 August 2017
Enjoy ‘Whale Watcher’, one of our signature cocktails, in our scenic The Sun Lounge. Overlooking the picturesque Walker Bay, the bar is the ideal spot to relax while searching the waters for resident and visiting marine life. And once back home, why not try this delicious cocktail...
Take to The Sea
10 August 2017
Overlooking the majestic beauty of Walker Bay, The Marine is ideally situated to take advantage of all Hermanus has to offer. And, summer is the perfect time to take to the sea. Enjoy a variety of water-based activities. Here’s our pick of three to try:
Recipe: Lamb Frikkadels with spiced tomato relish
19 May 2017
One of the signature dishes of the tapas menu at Origins, and a favourite at The Marine, these Lamb frikkadels are best served as canapés for about 12 guests. Alternatively, they could be rolled bigger to become the star of a main course, served with a super grain such...
Five Reasons to go on the Hermanus First Friday’s Artwalk
04 March 2016
Hermanus First Friday's Artwalk is part of a worldwide initiative ‘to make art and art galleries more accessible to the public’. On the first Friday of every month guests of The Marine can take an easy stroll along the cliff path into the centre of town to...