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The clever mix of old and new creates a contemporary style, with impeccable standards of modern hospitality and a charming, farm-style boutique.

The hotel

Located in South Africa’s Cape Winelands, Babylonstoren boasts 200 hectares of a working farm and a formal garden of twelve acres. Their stylish, spacious accommodation combines rustic chic with sophisticated Cape Dutch simplicity, the ideal setting to relax and unwind after a day’s exploring the area or taking part in a range of activities – such as wine tasting, fly fishing. olive oil tasting and bread baking classes. The impressive garden produces an abundance of fresh vegetables and guests can experience a delicious range of deli-style, ‘farm-to-fork’ dining that reflects Babylonstoren’s wholesome living philosophy.  Located in this renowned area for wine – Babylonstoren showcases a sought-after collection of signature wines, produced by the hotel’s own cellarmaster. The Garden Spa offers natural treatments that are linked to the ever-changing seasons of the garden.

Babylonstoren is one of South Africa’s oldest properties, dating back to 1692. Today, the clever mix of old and new creates a contemporary style, with impeccable standards of modern hospitality and a charming, farm-style boutique.

Susie Loves

If you are travelling as a couple book a Fynbos Cottage

The 8am yoga session which is held in a beautiful old Farm building

The 8am Farm Tour

The Garden Tour at 10am

The early evening mountain drive up the slopes of the Simonsberg mountain

The wine tasting.

need to know

The main gardens and farmyard are open to the public

Set a short drive from the restaurant, winery and gardens, and elevated above the farm dam, the Fynbos Cottages are ideal for those looking to retreat to a more private spot

Guests staying up at the Fynbos have their own private pool and a complimentary bar area

Fly Fishing can be done at the Fynbos Cottage pond