Five hundred acres of pure bliss, luxurious accommodation and fly fishing – sounds like the perfect spot doesn’t it?
Barton Villas is located in Hermanus in the Cape’s Hottentots Holland mountain, surrounded by beautiful landscapes and tranquil settings. Barton Villas has it’s own vineyards with olive groves and lavender fields, which are used to produce wines, olive oil and essential oils.
There are 4 villas on the vineyard, Blue Crane, Plover, Heron and Hammerkop, each of which is unique in its own way. These villas are luxurious, private pools, jacuzzi’s, DSTV and all the amenities you might need.
The farm offers a number of activities such as walking, cycling, picnics, bird watching, but most importantly fly-fishing.
Cost: Accommodation booking required to fish
Fish: Rainbow Trout
Tackle: Fly fishing only
Catch and Release: Yes
WARNING: When I arrived there, after enquiring about the fishing, I was told that the dam was not stocked nor was there any fishing. No previous warning was given. Please make sure you enquire about fishing before you book!