One of the oldest Cape Dutch farms in existence, Babylonstoren is all about being the essence of diversity, capturing nature at its roots, and welcoming each and every guest to an experience of exceptional dining and beautiful surroundings.
A Brief Introduction
With a rich history that dates back as far as 1692, Babylonstoren benefits not only from an exquisite location but can tell a story of historic fruit and impressive wine-making.
In recent times it has been tastefully restored in a way that, whilst retaining a passion and adoration for the riches of the past, coaxes this farm into the contemporary and modern living that makes up our world.
The Sophisticated Farm Hotel
Whitewashed walls, grand gables, inviting fireplaces and authentic charm are all symbols of what Babylonstoren stands for. With a choice of accommodation, ranging from one-bedroom suites to three-bedroom cottages, guests have the flexibility to choose sleeping quarters which suit their personal needs and tastes.
An outdoor swimming pool, salt room, vitality pool and sauna can all be enjoyed by guests.
A Graceful And Enchanting Garden
Even the stunning gardens of Babylonstoren are steeped in a European and Asian history. With 8 acres to explore, fruit and vegetables to admire and a stunning landscape to enjoy, the gardens really are at the heart of this incredible place.
To really appreciate what the gardens have to offer, guests can enjoy the Garden Tour, a guided tour which starts every day at ten o’clock, It’s not just your eyes that will enjoy the tour, but your taste buds will have a lot to be happy about too! With guests being invited to use all of their senses, touching, smelling, tasting and of course viewing the produce under cultivation, this is certainly a walk to remember.
If you’re a keen gardener, you’ll also be grateful for the secret gardening tips that the guides are all too happy to share with guests, as well as details on the medicinal benefits of the plants growing in the garden.
A Serene Spa
Our predecessors surely were not exempt to the ravages of stress. That’s why they created cleansing rituals that have stayed with us, right to this very day. To relieve muscle ache, tension, and stress, or simply to revive, cleanse and purify, the spa at Babylonstoren carefully treats guests to ancient cleansing rituals.
For guests who gain an appetite during the spa experience, fresh, tasty and nutritious spa food is always readily available. Making use of herbs from the garden, such as rosemary and lemon thyme, spa food is focused on being wholesome, mouthwatering, unusual and refreshing.
A Restaurant To Remember
Set in an intriguing setting of Cape Dutch architecture and modern glass walls, the atmosphere created in the restaurant is a good gauge of the quality of food that is served there; contemporary, edgy and very local!
With a menu that constantly changes to match the season and local produce that leaves the mouth watering for hours after it has been devoured, the Babel restaurant at Babylonstoren allows your senses to truly feel at one with nature.
For an experience that promises to relax your mind, revive your body and nurture your soul, Babylonstoren is well worth considering for a welcome break away.
With an exquisite choice of accommodation, a serene spa that allows ancient rituals to take prime place and a restaurant that showcases wholesome foods, you will only experience one problem when you visit Babylonstoren; the time will fly by so quickly, that you just won’t want to leave!