Babylonstoren / Cape Winelands Accommodation
South Africa isn't a place that I've wanted to visit as I'm more of a European dreamer but Babylonstoren might just change my mind. With its 200 hectare farm with vegetable gardens and fruit ...
Attractions in the Cape Winelands include • Paarl Rock one of the largest solid rocks in the world. • Butterfly World a tropical garden in a 1000 m2 green house. • Cheetah Outreach Park an education programme raising awareness of the plight of the cheetah. • Drakenstein Lion Park 50 acres of lion habitat • Limietberg Nature Reserve lies in the Du Toitskloof mountains. Home to dassies, klipspringers baboons caracal & leopard
The largest wine producing region in the Western Cape, the winelands with it's many historic wine estates, characterised by classic Cape Dutch-style buildings and massive vineyards date back centuries and are bordered by the Hottentots Holland, the Franschhoek mountains and in the North by the Wemmershoekberg.
Nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape Winelands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and top chefs create international cuisine with breathtaking scenery as a backdrop.