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 three 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 3 cottages offer the perfect opportunity to unwind and relax in the picturesque surrounds.


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 R3,200 per night


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 an 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 R1,600 per night

Barn Owl - private


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 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, one is en-suite and the other has a full bathroom next to it. There is a third loft bedroom room upstairs with  2 single beds and an extra toilet and basin.

From R3,200 per night