It is no secret that you will be surrounded by nature at its best when venue hunting in the Winelands. Majestic mountain views, perfectly manicured lawns, rolling hills and lush vineyards are just a few of the sights you will see. Did somebody say perfect photo opportunity?
Steeped in rich history with architecture that speaks of an old age time, getting married in the Winelands is the perfect place to say your 'I Do's'. Continue reading to see why we love this gorgeous area of the Western Cape so much.
The newest member to join the SA Weddings family is Marlenique Estate. This showstopper venue is located just outside of Paarl in the Simondium area of the Cape Winelands. Positioned on a working citrus farm, you will be spoilt with beautiful views of the Klein Drakenstein Mountains - a signature sight for this area. Offering couples open air weddings and the option of having your ceremony on the banks of the Bergrivier, your guests will feel like they have been transported to another destination. Celebrate your nuptials with a fabulous reception in their main venue, which boasts charming views of the mountains and fruit orchards. Sounds like a match made in heaven to us!
Just reading the word Franschhoek, you are already picturing a quaint French town and the charm attached to it. Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa is surrounded by lush vineyards that seamlessly blend in with majestic mountain views surrounding this showstopper property. We have been told these views are best enjoyed with a glass of bubbles in hand and we are not complaining. True to Franschhoek’s charm, Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa boasts perfectly manicured lawns and sophisticated finishings adding the ultimate luxe factor to your big day.
Boasting 5 versatile venues that accommodate small, medium or large functions, guests can enjoy jaw dropping views of the Valley as they celebrate their union. Yes please!
Belair Pavilion – true luxury in the Winelands. The views from this incredible venue on the slopes of Paarl Mountain are truly exceptional. This charming country farm situated in the Paarl Valley is truly a showstopper. Belair Pavilion is a contemporary garden venue with panoramic views of the Boland. With floor to ceiling wrap around glass sliding doors, the venue is encased in evergreen star jasmine both inside and out! If that isn’t a showstopper then we don’t know what is!
The venue literally comes alive and makes you feel as if you have stepped into the garden on Eden. Boasting breathtaking views of the mountains, your guests will be able to enjoy the most incredible scenery. A dramatic water feature creates an aisle linking the pavilion to a quaint ivy-covered chapel, all surrounded by wisteria covered arches.
d’Olyfboom Family Estate is truly a gem in the Winelands. Overlooking the town of Paarl with lush vineyards and beautiful country side views, d’Olyfboom Family Estate is the perfect location to celebrate your ‘I do’ moment. The estate is rich in history and the stunning surroundings create the feeling of peace and tranquillity – exactly what you want on your wedding day.
Weddings are held in their charming renovated old cellar which boasts raw walls and lots of natural light – any photographers dream. With on-site accommodation and within the surrounds, your guests will wake up to scenic mountain views and lush gardens. Doesn't this sound charming?
When your venue has been crowned as one of the Top 10 wedding venues in the Western Cape, you just know you are walking into a magical space. If the show stopping architecture doesn’t take your breath away, then the charming scenery will! With glorious vineyards as your backdrop, the wedding venue in the Winelands encompasses all the things that make the Winelands so beautiful.
Breathtaking views, luxurious accommodation and an on site chapel, Bakenhof has it all. Featured in various print and digital media, you are ensured nothing short of perfection on your big day. The glass venue boasts striking views and jaw dropping sunsets. It is a must see!
One of the newer venues to join the SA Weddings family, Highberry Boutique Winery is one of the Winelands best kept secrets. Completed in 2018, this brand new wedding and function venue presents the opportunity to host intimate, exclusive and bespoke weddings on the private 60 hectare boutique winery. Located on the outskirts of Somerset West, Highberry borders some of the country's finest and luxurious wine farms.
Boasting breathtaking views of mountains, lakes, horse paddocks, lush vineyards and more, your guests will be engulfed in the beautiful scenery. The onsite venue has a modern countryside barn feel with elegant finishes, making it the ideal venue to celebrate your big day!
With so many breathtaking venues in the Winelands you are absolutely spoilt for choice. Each venue boasts its own set of special traits that make them truly unique. One thing we know for sure is that it will be nothing short of an absolute showstopper. Click HERE for more venue ideas in the Winelands. Happy planning!
Marlenique Estate is a beautiful, yet functional venue just outside Paarl in the Simondium area of the Cape Winelands on a working Citrus Farm.
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Crowned as one of the “Top 10 Wedding Venues in the Winelands”, this glamorous glass venue offers unbeatable value and magnificent views
Highberry is a boutique winery which has recently established a brand new bespoke function venue, located on the outskirts of Somerset West.
Our gardens and spectacular mountain views seem made for the wedding album and the guest accommodation ensures a relaxed ambiance for the bridal group.