Benguela Cove is a luxury, low-density, secure residential estate located at Hermanus, Cape Town, South Africa. The oceanside estate is set on the banks of the Botriver Lagoon near to the picturesque and popular coastal town of Hermanus. Benguela Cove is at the top of the list of places to live for South African and international buyers.
Located at a vineyard and working wine farm, each plot and home offers spectacular views of the lagoon, ocean and mountains beyond. The estate features excellent amenities such as the Moody Lagoon restaurant, a tasting lounge and winery as well as boating and other outdoor pursuits. Benguela Cove offers you a unique opportunity for choice of location, lifestyle and investment.
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“Blotti entre deux rivières alimentant une lagune dans laquelle les flamands roses côtoient les pélicans,
le domaine de Benguela Cove offre une vue somptueuse pour qui aime la nature et la tranquillité ;
il a reçu une classification "nature conservation" pour ses colonies d'oiseaux.
Disséminées à travers vignobles et oliviers ,chaque maison de résident offre un havre de paix à proximité
Paul Labe Homeowner, House 160
“I have been living at Benguela Cove for almost 10 years and every day I arrive home to the most breathtaking views. When I lived in the city all I heard was hooting, sirens, and buses, now all I hear is birds, frogs, and crickets. We regularly go for walks, runs, or mountain bike rides without having to worry about our security or even leaving the estate. The kids can play outside near ou...”
Andrew Grimanis Homeowner
“In our opinion, Benguela Cove is situated on one of the finest pieces of real estate available anywhere! Our house on the estate has been a weekend and holiday retreat since 2009 and our permanent home since the lockdown started in 2020.
It’s a pleasure waking up to the stunning lagoon and mountain views and hearing the sea rumbling in the distance. In the evening the sunsets are spectacular...”
Harry and Hansie Alcock 186 Benguela Cove
“Just a couple of words that sum up Benguela to me “ To own a piece of Benguela Cove is heaven on earth, to run a business looking at the lagoon and watching the sunset is inspirational, to run an empire is conclusional, from springboks to blue cranes to flying fish it is just incredibly magical.” ”
Richard & Lisa Southin House 147
“"Benguela Cove is our happy place and has been since we bought here in 2006. It's breathtaking views, beautiful walks and safe environment provides the perfect place for raising our kids with an outdoor lifestyle and incredibly beautiful and unique surroundings".”
Mike & Sara Abel House 168
“We have not regretted for one moment purchasing a property at Benguela Cove. The sunsets, the walks, and the tranquility are what make it special for us. The restaurant even delivers our food to us if we ask. Hermanus has everything we need, good medical care is important, and having the Whale Coast Mall close by of course helps.”
House 122 Hewson
The luxury South African properties on this wildlife estate offer superb ocean views from each of the coastal properties. They are located within a private vineyard estate, producing award-winning wines, to the highest environmental farming standards of WOSA, Wines of South Africa.
This is considered to be the perfect location for a family home or second home, for home working and international commuting - and for others looking for an enviable lifestyle and an excellent property investment in South Africa.
The amenities available to residents include the popular Moody Lagoon restaurant, a tasting room, a winery and children’s entertainment. There is a year-round arts programme, including live music by local musicians and prestige wine tasting events, with residents amongst the first to enjoy the introduction of the estate’s new vintages.
The range of watersports in the lagoon, which is protected by a sandbar, include waterskiing, boating, sailboats, yacht and kayaking. Popular sports activities include running, cycling, tennis, birdwatching and fishing.
Benguela Cove is a jewel set within the beautiful whale coast region of Western Province. Hermanus, 18 kilometres drive from the estate, is famous as one of the world’s Top 10 locations for whale watching. There is a vibrant arts community there, with an international annual festival and a programme of visual, musical and performance arts.
Attractions in the area include Hermanus’ open-air market, as well as marine Big 5 safari tours, boutique hotels and, close by, secluded beaches and nature reserves to explore.
Cape Town, 100 kilometres drive from Benguela Cove, is a popular international destination for tourism and businesses alike, with renowned art and entertainment centre - on the international circuit for top musicians and other performers, with London, New York, Paris and Munich.
A property in Benguela Cove provides the perfect base too for enjoying the other delights of Western Province, including the world-famous Garden Route and wildlife photographic safaris, where you might catch sight of the Big Five.
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