The Perfect Escape

Experience heaven on earth
at Hemel en Aarde Cottages

Unwind in the serenity of the Hemel en Aarde Valley

Hemel en Aarde Cottages are about 120km from the City of Cape Town and is the perfect place for weekend getaways and those wishing to connect with nature. The property is situated in the crystal clean air at the foot of the magnificent Babylonstoren Mountain, while the Onrus River flows graciously through the heart of it. Ideally located right in the middle of surrounding wine farms, beaches and majestic mountains.

Our Cottages

There are four cottages to choose from that are surrounded by vineyards, landscaped gardens, and dams. Wine can be tasted at any of the famous wineries on our doorstep and Hermanus, world-renowned for its whale-watching and beaches, is 15 minutes away by car.

The Valley

From mountain biking to wine tasting, the Hemel en Aarde region, as well as Hermanus and Overberg, gives visitors a myriad of fun activities to enjoy – there’s something for everyone!

Enjoy a taste of our local produce

We offer a selection of delicious, locally produced platters to make your stay extra enjoyable and memorable

About us

Located in the middle of Hemel en Aarde Valley, our 4 cottages offer the perfect opportunity to unwind and relax in the picturesque surrounds.

Gatehouse

This is a 3 roomed cottage (rooms not inter-leading), which has a large semi-covered deck with loungers, outdoor dining table, sofas, a braai facility, and a nice, deep, outdoor wood-fired hot tub. It sleeps, 4 adults and 2 children.

From R3,000 per night

Olive

This is a spacious 1 bedroom cottage with 2 small bathrooms, kitchenette, and open plan sitting room that opens onto an outside deck. There is a 6 seater outside dining table with a braai and a Weber. The deck overlooks one of the dams and the outdoor hot tub with the mountains in the background.

From R1,500 per night

Barn Owl

This Loft unit is situated upstairs with 2 ensuite bedrooms. There is a compact kitchen, sitting room, and dining area, which caters comfortably to 4 people. This is the only cottage without an outdoor hot tub, but it does have a semi-covered outdoor deck with a Weber braai and a spectacular view over the dam towards the mountains.

From R2,000 per night

Strelitzia

There is a large wrap-around balcony where many lazy hours have been spent chilling on the outdoor sofas. There are also loungers and a lovely 6-seater yellowwood dining table in front of a built in braai looking onto an outdoor wood-fired hot tub. There are 2 spacious bedrooms downstairs both with king beds and a shared full bathroom in between. There is a third loft bedroom room upstairs with another king-sized bed (or 2 singles if necessary) and an extra toilet and basin.

From R3,000 per night