Babylonstoren in the Cape winelands is nothing less than a utopia. This is an enchanting farm world of vineyards and orchards; ducks, donkeys and a good pecking order of roosters; top of the line gastronomy and fabulous homegrown wines. A Garden of Eden shelters all manner of visual delights and botanicals that heal. Balmy days … Continue reading “Babylonstoren: A Magical Farm Stay in Cape Wine Country Second to None”
Babylonstoren in the Cape Winelands is not only a luxury farm hotel of note, but also offers wonderful healing tea rituals in its Healing Garden, a component of the magnificent gardens at Babylonstoren which visitors come from far and wide to see. The healing garden has been planted with medicinal herbs, and during the healing tea ritual, … Continue reading “Healing Tea Rituals at Babylonstoren in Cape Winelands”
If “gardens are a form of autobiography” (Sydney Eddison in Horticulture magazine), the charming gardens at The Cellars-Hohenort in Constantia, Cape Town are not only a most splendid legacy left by the late Mrs Liz McGrath, but also bear her remarkable stamp in a number of ways.
The gracious Cellars-Hohenort Hotel rests in Constantia’s exquisite wine-producing basin in Cape Town. The prestigious estate has stood the test of time since the late 17th century, flourishing through its seasons of history as vineyards, wine cellars and ‘high-place’ farmstead, and as one of Cape Town’s foremost luxury garden-estate hotels developed by the late Mrs Liz … Continue reading “Green, Serene and Gracious Beyond Measure: The Cellars-Hohenort in Cape Town’s Own Valley of Wine”
Prestigious hotels set on sprawling garden estates near city centres are a rare and precious indulgence. Green sanctuaries for visitors, hotels set on garden estates offset the fast pace of city life and provide superb leisure in the grand tradition of classic garden hotels. We offer you a prime selection of great garden hotels in Cape Town.
“A place to fall in love with the world again“. So true at Babylonstoren in Franschhoek. The garden at Babylonstoren is fast becoming legendary. Not only does it impressively span all of 8 acres – it can also claim that every one of its 300 plants is edible. It’s a growth-sanctuary of a place, featuring … Continue reading “A Garden is not a Garden is not … When it comes to Amazing Gardens, Babylonstoren leaves others in the Shade”