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The Marine to welcome festivalgoers at the FynArts Festival in Hermanus

June 7 - July 17

The Marine

Prepare to immerse yourself in a whirlwind of creativity at the upcoming FynArts Festival. Taking place in the picturesque coastal town of Hermanus, South Africa, from Friday, June 7th to Monday, June 17th, 2024, FynArts transforms Hermanus into a vibrant hub buzzing with artistic energy.

This 11-day extravaganza caters to every artistic whim. Dive into captivating theatre productions and live music that spans every genre. Feast your eyes on stunning art exhibitions, thought-provoking talks, and inspiring workshops. Foodies can tantalize their taste buds with exceptional food and wine experiences, while film buffs can enjoy captivating short film screenings.

The festival is an exuberant celebration of creativity in all its forms – visual, musical, literary, culinary, and performance. Whether you’re a seasoned art aficionado or a curious explorer seeking a new experience, FynArts offers something for everyone. Indulge your creative side with workshops on everything from pottery to cellphone photography. Learn from renowned artists and delve into insightful discussions on art, science, and literature.

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Experience FynArts in Style at The Marine

To fully embrace the artistic spirit of FynArts, you can make The Marine your home base for the festival. Additionally, this luxurious hotel, a member of the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels of the World, boasts a rich history dating back to 1902. Originally a modest 21-room establishment, The Marine has served as a welcoming haven for guests for over a century.

The Marine places you within walking distance of many festival venues, ensuring that you can seamlessly transition between events. After a day of artistic exploration, you can rejuvenate at the hotel’s world-class spa, featuring a menu of pampering treatments designed to melt away stress. In the evening, you can savour delectable cuisine paired with stunning ocean vistas at one of their acclaimed restaurants. These restaurants source only the freshest local ingredients. Whether you choose The Pavilion, with its focus on fresh seafood, or The Captains Club, offering a more relaxed bistro-style menu, you’re in for a treat.

Unwind in Luxury at The Marine

Beyond its historical charm and culinary delights, The Marine offers a variety of amenities to ensure a relaxing and enjoyable stay. Take a refreshing dip in the heated indoor pool or soak up the sun on the poolside loungers. The Marine boasts a fitness centre with modern equipment for the more active guests. In the evenings, unwind in the elegant library or curl up with a good book on your private balcony, all while breathing in the fresh ocean air and soaking in the breathtaking views of Walker Bay.


Well-established as a vibrant cultural hub for the arts, Hermanus boasts no less than 21 art galleries. As part of the FynArts Festival, The Marine is proud to host an exhibition of indoor sculptures by 13 artists. These include eleven well-established artists who also have larger sculptures on display on the cliffs around Gearing’s Point. During the FynArts Festival, The Marine’s pool courtyard will also serve as a venue for a Bonsai exhibition, showcasing some of the finest locally grown specimens of this ancient art form.

More Than Just a Festival

FynArts isn’t just a festival; rather, it’s an experience. It’s a chance to reconnect with your creative spirit, discover new talents, and be inspired by the beauty of Hermanus. With its captivating program, stunning location, and luxurious accommodations steeped in history at The Marine, FynArts promises an unforgettable adventure for all.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to celebrate creativity in all its forms! Book your tickets to FynArts stay at The Marine today, and prepare to be dazzled.

For more information on the FynArts Festival, visit Hermanus FynArts Festival. For accommodation, check out The Marine Hotel.

Information & Bookings

FynArts Festival

The Marine Hotel






June 7
July 17
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The Marine Hotel
Main Road
Hermanus, Western Cape 7200
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+27 (0) 28 313 1000
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