Rated as one of the top quad trails in the country, the route takes you through the world-renowned vineyards of Hamilton Russell and Southern
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SCENIC EXPERIENCES IN WESTERN CAPE
A Thyme & Plaice is based in Vermont, Hermanus, the Whale Capital of South Africa. A pretty Cape Dutch Manor that has been renovated to perfection offering 4 beautiful self-catering Units with a modern and new en-suite shower, toilet and hand basin.
“A Thyme & Plaice” is a tranquil oasis that is close to (walking distance), to the rugged ocean and coastline. Only 8kms from the centre of the hustle and bustle of the quaint pretty town of Hermanus, renowned for Art galleries and quirky, unforgettable hidden gems/shops.
It is here that you will find a’ back to nature experience.’ And breathe in the Champagne Air.
The Green belts and nature reserve is literally on your door step. Guinea Fowl, Franklin, tortoises, porcupines and hedgehogs run free. The famous Blue Crane, Otters and small deer are spotted regularly. A picturesque sight in the FAIRYTALE Milkwood trees surrounding Vermont.
Our famous WHALES and well fed Dassie’s are admired in the Whale season…..What an amazing sight.
Fynbos and Proteas shape the walking paths along the rocks and Blue Ocean supported by the breath-taking backdrop of the green majestic mountains that touch the sky.
There is so much to see and do in this enchanting and mystical place.
The secretive HEMEL & AARDE valley (Heaven on Earth), offers over a dozen wine farms of distinction. Culinary excellence is the ‘name of the game’ in this exquisite town, and restaurants are a plenty.
Smaller towns, close by, offer their own unique feel and atmosphere.
Kleinmond. Bettys Bay, Pringle Bay and Rooi Els hug the azure turquoise waters of the coast line of the Cape.
Elgin, a valley of beauty is covered in Apple and Pear orchards, sparkling in the mountain backdrop.
Bot River with its hidden wine farms and delights as well as Stanford renowned for its history and cuteness...
Gansbaai is known for unbelievable whale watching and sightings and famous for deep sea Shark diving.
“A Thyme & Plaice also offers our guests a day excursion of your choice in order to acquaint you with a few of these beautiful sights.”