Tag: Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

  • Hermanus’ best-kept secret

    VOLMOED is a beautiful self-catering accommodation country retreat set in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley near Hermanus. Tucked away in it’s own little valley within the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley lies a peaceful place called Volmoed. As the Onrust River makes it’s way from the heights of Babylon’s Toring through De Bos Dam it tumbles down into this little […]

  • It’s no longer Hermanus’ poor cousin

    Onrus and Sandbaai, just before one enters Hermanus, were always regarded as Hermanus’ poor cousins.  Onrus was an alternative sort of place which attracted writers and artists.  Gregoire Boonzaier, Marjorie Wallace, Jan Rabie and many others lived there.  Sandbaai was newer and, apart from the beach, didn’t offer much in the way of attractions.  Today,…