Hermanus is the holiday paradise of the Western Cape. Great mountain and sea views are offered from many houses. There is a cliff path that stretches from Voelklip to the New Harbour. The lagoon close by offers sailing, canoeing and even waterskiing. Mountain walks and mountain bike trails are on offer for the fit and adventurous. The waves are great for surfing , swimming, body boarding and paddle skiing. Grotto beach is a stunning beach that stretches for kilometres, lovely for taking long walks with the dog or for a jog. Wind surfers and kite surfers are also accommodated. Paragliding from the mountain is very popular. A championship golf course comprising of 27 holes and which hosted the 2014 SA Amateur is on your doorstep. Beautiful small shops, restaurants, art galleries and coffee shops provide facilities for the whole family. For the wine lovers there is the Hemel and Aarde Wine Route with at least 10 cellars for wine tasting.