Located close to Hermanus in the scenic Cape Overberg region of the Western Cape, beautiful Onrus is a seaside village that offers the perfect laid-back lifestyle, whether you want an unforgettable holiday or a retirement home.
The Onrus beach is perfect for a typical South African beach holiday and to take a stroll on the meander built all the way through to Vermont along the ocean. The Atlantic Ocean waters are cooler, making it perfect and refreshing in the hot summer months. The nearby lagoon with its warmer water and safe swimming for little ones, are a dream for parents lounging the summer days away while watching children play.
Onrus offers a number of restaurants within walking distance, even on the beach, making it perfect to stroll for an evening of quality dining or to quell the hunger pangs during the day.
Nearby Hermanus is a big attraction and is regarded as the best land-based whale watching hub of the world. Every year between October and January, these majestic mammals put up a dramatic show of lobtailing, spyhopping and breaching against the spectacular backdrop of the mountains of the Cape Overberg. Some of these wonderful animals include Southern Right, Humpback and even Killer Whales. They can be viewed from the shore or from boat-based whale watching tours.
The entire area is surrounded by the impressive mountains of the Cape Overberg, as well as hundreds of species of the spectacular fynbos that is endemic to this country. The breath-taking views combined with clean champagne air and natural beauty makes Onrus a sought-after destination for holiday makers and permanent residents alike.
Onrus is close to Hermanus for easy access to top class infrastructure with a regional shopping mall, medical facilities including a Medi-Clinic Private Hospital and new Oncology Centre, sport facilities and more. There is a strong café culture with stunning eateries that line the main promenade area along with boutiques, décor, arts and craft stores. There are a number of local markets that provide a wide range of fresh produce and local eats and drinks of exceptional quality for a fabulous day of family fun.
Hermanus also offers a range of quality schools offering top class education, such as the Curro Hermanus Private School, Hermanus Primary as well as Hermanus High School to name but a few.
The Hemel-en-Aarde wine valley is one of the popular attractions of Hermanus, offering a range of wineries with wine tasting and restaurant facilities with among spectacular vineyard, mountain and landscape views.
Seeff Onrus is a market leader and offers a full team of local area experts who can assist with every property need, from sales to residential and holiday rentals.