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Bona Dea Private Estate - near Cape Town South Africa

Camphill Road, Hemel-en-Aarde, Valley, Hermanus, South Africa, (90 min from Cape Town International Airport)
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Bona Dea Private Estate near Cape Town in South Africa is the perfect gateway to an unforgettable wedding destination abroad.

A Perfect Wedding abroad – Romantic Country Escape:

Bona Dea is located on a working Protea flower farm with breath-taking mountain views, enchanting sunsets and a romantic fynbos wilderness – all creating a perfect setting for the most beautiful place to get married abroad. The secluded award-winning Bona Dea Private Estate hailed as one of the most romantic and dramatic venues in Southern Africa and one of South Africa’s top ten destinations for a wedding abroad.

An Elegant Package:

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The remarkable Venue Complex incorporates traditional elements of the original Cape Dutch style manor house combined with a bold modern renovation. Its natural water features and pristine garden terraces make this luxurious venue perfect for a romantic ceremony. It features a stylish Ballroom which is suitable for up to 200 guests, with a generous dance floor. Light airy reception rooms and lounges lead to raised terraces with steps down to a large ceremonial treed terrace adorned with 20,000 fairy lights. The décor is chic elegance and thoughtfully conceived to showcase the panoramic views of South Africa’s most treasured landscape.

All packages promise the private and exclusive use of the entire venue complex for your bespoke wedding. 

Other features include an adjacent modern bar area, two cocktail lounges with large fireplaces for those cooler seasons, modern crisp white restroom facilities and a fully equipped commercial kitchen. While most ceremonies are held on the treed terrace adorned with 20,000 fairy lights, there is an indoor chapel available on the lower ground level. Everything the discerning wedding couple could wish for. Your perfect year-round, all-weather venue.

All accommodation options in the Venue, Olive Cottage and Mountain Villa are conveniently located, elegant, and yet, remarkably comfortable. An idyllic space in which to relax and unwind with your wedding party. For the most memorable and spectacular celebration, the estate’s team of top wedding planners offer their skilled expertise to ensure the most refined elements of your dream wedding day come to life. All that’s left do is say Yes!

If you are looking for a beautiful wedding venue abroad, that is grand but intimate, or stylish yet understated – Bona Dea offers every essence of luxury and romance. 

Wedding & Function Venue Olive Cottage Mountain Villa


5 reviews
Quality of service4.5/5
Mamta and Mickail
Added 5th Dec 2019
Wedding 16th Nov 2019
Hi Jané We just want to say thank you so much to you and Bona Dea for everything. The Effort put in was amazing, and unmatched to anything. Especially on the day, with the last minute changes and weather etc! We will definitely recommend Bona Dea going forward to any other couple in the future! Love Mamta and Mickail
Response from Bona Dea Private Estate - near Cape Town South Africa
Dearest Mamta and Mickail, thank you for your kind words, we loved every minute of your special day. The photo booth was a great addition to your wedding reception. The pictures are sure to make a great souvenir for your wedding scrapbook. Enjoy your everlasting memories! Greetings from the Bona Dea Team.
Rob and Johanci
Added 5th Dec 2019
Wedding 2nd Nov 2019
Hi Jane, Thank you very much for your part in organising the best day of our lives! Johanci and I truly loved every minute of the day and it wouldn't have been such a great success if it were not for you. Thank you so much. Rob
Gerald and Cynthia
Added 6th Dec 2019
Wedding 12th Oct 2019
Hi Liza We are back home now and the blues are fast setting in. Cynthia and I have no words to describe our sincere gratitude for the spectacular show that you and Bona Dea put on for us. We had such an awesome time and will forever be grateful, THANK YOU!! Gerald
Mia and Tian
Added 5th Dec 2019
Wedding 5th Oct 2019
Dearest Jane, I want to sincerely thank the team at Bona Dea for an incredible wedding. It was everything that I have ever dreamed of and much more. Thank you for all your effort and for making the whole journey so wonderful. Lots of love Mia
Thys and Carina
Added 5th Dec 2019
Wedding 10th Nov 2018
Hi, I just want to thank you for planning the most beautiful well organized wedding. Everything went so smoothly with nothing that went wrong. We really appreciate all the effort you made to the day. Your friendly help and service are really appreciated.All our guests commented on the professional way you handled every aspect of the day. I am sure you will go from strength to strength and just want to thank you for everything. Keep up the good work. Thys and Carina
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