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Private Residences

Stay in Hermanus's most spectacular private homes

With a dedicated team of Royal Portfolio staff, our Birkenhead House Villas offer the privacy, freedom and exclusivity of a private home with all the services you’d expect from a luxury hotel. All guests are welcome to make use of the spa and dining facilities at Birkenhead House by prior reservation. Watch whales, dolphins and seals frolic in the waters of Walker Bay beneath your elevated patio at Kliphuis or immerse yourself among the flora and fauna with spectacular mountain views at Fernkloof. All of the villas are ideal for families or groups of friends travelling together and for longer stays. Below is the selection of what is available.

Our expert reservations team will help find the perfect villa to suit your style and requirements. For reservations or enquiries please contact: reservations@trp.travel or +27 (0) 21 671 5502

Kliphuis dining area
Kliphuis outside area
Kliphuis with sea view
Kliphuis bedroom
Kliphuis bedroom
Kliphuis dining area

Kliphuis

The modern, spacious and homely Kliphuis has a magnificent stone courtyard at the centre of the easy living space. Four en-suite bedrooms and a dormitory room for four children make Kliphuis perfect for families or groups of friends looking for an idyllic seaside escape. Kliphuis is an easy walk from the town centre with direct access to Hermanus’s cliff walk.

  • Immaculate ocean views
  • Sleeps 8 adults & 4 children
  • Personal chef & butler
  • Swimming Pool
  • Open plan kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Bocce court (Italian boules)

POA

Whitehouse outside deck
Whitehouse lounge
Whitehouse bedroom
Whitehouse outside deck
Whitehouse outside area
Whitehouse kitchen
Whitehouse outside deck
Whitehouse bedroom
Whitehouse outside deck with chairs
Whitehouse outside deck
Whitehouse lounge

White House

The chic and homely interior generates a sense of serenity from the moment that you walk through the front door. Whitehouse has one en-suite master bedroom and five en-suite guest bedrooms, multiple open-plan entertainment areas and a swimming pool. Enjoy direct access to two of Hermanus’s best swimming and surfing beaches – Voëlklip Beach and Kamma Baai as well as the famous Hermanus cliff path.

  • Stunning ocean views
  • Sleeps 12 adults
  • Personal chef & butler
  • Swimming Pool
  • Open plan kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Braai area

POA

Fernkloof bedroom
Fernkloof arial view
Fernkloof entertainment area
Fernkloof entrance
Fernkloof lounge
Fernkloof bedroom
Fernkloof dining and outside area
Fernkloof dining area
Fernkloof bedroom
Fernkloof arial view

Fernkloof

Charming interiors and warm, inviting spaces characterise this chic villa set around a tranquil inner courtyard and swimming pool. Situated opposite the Hermanus Golf Course in a gated community, Fernkloof has five large en-suite bedrooms with mountain views stretching across the abundant natural beauty in the area.

  • Spectacular views
  • Five large en-suite bedrooms
  • Personal chef & butler
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Fireplace

POA

Beach House pool deck
Beach House lounge
Beach House interior with dining table
Beach House kitchen
Beach House outside area with tables and chairs
Beach house lounge
Beach House pool deck
Beach House lounge

Beach House

The ideal seaside villa for a luxury getaway with friends and family just meters from the shoreline. Located across from one of Hermanus’s best swimming beaches, Kammabaai Beach, this spectacular private home boasts modern interiors and a spacious open-plan living area with beautiful sea views.

  • Beautiful sea views
  • Sleeps 10 guests
  • Personal chef & butler
  • Built-in braai
  • Swimming pool
  • Dining area
  • Open-plan living area

POA

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At the heart of The Royal Portfolio’s success is the Biden family’s commitment to a set of tightly held ideals: give guests a complete experience and a perfect stay. While this might sound simplistic, it embodies a long list of values that are woven into every interaction between guests and staff, setting a new standard of hospitality for hotels around the world.

Andrew Harper

Traveller

The Bidens have a unique talent for creating luxurious hotels in iconic destinations, but the essence of their success is their ability to make guests feel totally at home and part of their extended family.  

Liz Biden has mastered the art of creating beautiful and relaxing spaces.

Sir Elton John & David Furnish 

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