Come find a truly tranquil and picturesque setting at the food of the Babylon’s Tower Mountain.
Babylon’s Tower Cottage, known as the cottage on the hill is a self-catering cottage. The location of the cottage allows you uninterrupted vies of the “Hemel-en-Aarde” valley as far as the eye can see. Situated at the foot of Babylon’s Tower Mountain the cottage nestles in on a picturesque working apple and pear farm.
Babylon’s Tower Shepherd hut is a cute, quaint and different experience for a quick break-away. Planning a romantic weekend away or just a one night’s visit to taste some of the valley’s best wines.
The hut is self-catering with all the basic things you need.
There is much about the history of the shepherd hut. These huts have been used for hundreds of years, by shepherds, allowing the shepherd to be protected from the elements whilst tending his flock during lambing seasons.
The hut was one big simple space with a stove for cooking and warmth and a bed for the night. Windows allowed the shepherd to keep an eye on his sheep, and a stable door, allowed him to hear them. Today shepherd huts are very desirable as tiny houses, chill-out zones, glamping
Enjoy leisurely walks through the orchards and unique Fynbos on the farm or take your mountain bike out on the rolling hills. The adventurous can hike to summit the peak of Babylon’s Tower and enjoy a spectacular view of the entire Overberg. The fully stocked trout dam always a winner for those looking for that BIG catch.
Take a refreshing swim in one of the farm dams, after a long meander through the famous Hemel-en-Aarde valley’s wine farms. Wines of the highest quality and stature in the valley are sure to seduce your taste buds and make this a very enjoyable day out.
Looking for adventure there is plenty around. From touch yet wonderful scenic mountain bike and running trails to Forest Adventures, whale watching, sea kayaking, fly fishing and so much more – The famous Whale haven, Hermanus allows one to enjoy the best of both farm and town life not even 15min away!
The famous food and wine pairing at Creation wines is a leisurely walk away allowing one to truly enjoy this food and wine experience.