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Meggan McPhee

Married on Sep 17, 2017 in Kwa-Zulu Natal


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Magical Moments


Nestled in the woods... come find our lodge reception which showcases a huge staircase overlooking an infinity pool which drops off into the valley before looking out at the sea view.
Have the reception on a beautiful Ngwenya Terrrace before heading to the tree house setting for lunch at the Thandi Restaurant...

The Honeymoon


Spending the first couple of nights with our kids at the Zimbali Resort Hotel was like being royalty... but when we moved to the Zimbali Lodge we had a great unit nestled in the tree tops that overlooked the valley toward the sea...

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

HALTER neck tie chiffon dress with slit and just enough tail.
Hair in rolled bun at base of neck with natural curls left out.
Barefoot bead sandals hand made by my friend.
Makeup for daytime with bronze and tan tones and blue eyeliner to accentuate the eyes.
Something New - gift from mom in law - crucifix on a chain
Something Old - Bracelet from sister
Something Borrowed - Flowers in my hair from my maid of honour and best friend since grade 1 lent me.
Something blue - gift Ring from my new sister is law

The Venue

We all tried staying at Zimbali... the lodge, the hotel and self catering units... but ballito is wonderful with accomodation options to suot every budget.

Zimbali Lodge

Zimbali Lodge

Zimbali Lodge offers couples the opportunity to turn their wedding day into a fairy tale fantasy.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

Plenty water and lots of sleep...
No funny gym, diets, creams, lotions or potions...
We (the maid of honour, my mom in law and i) did get treated the day before at the Zimbali Spa to have a manicure and pedicure from my husband as a wedding gift.

Wedding Elements

Mint green and tan based palette...
No flowers
Centrepiece made of vase with mint candle inside on top of sea sand... with wooden beards and starfish sprinkled around.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

The men wore grey / silver suits but I have no idea where they bought them as it was a surprise.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

My maid of honour wore a mint green off the shoulder chiffon dress which had similar rouge pleats as my wedding dress.
My flower girl wore a mint green dress which had chiffon arms and a sequined top section.
No bridesmaids

Wedding Services Used

Zimbali Lodge

Zimbali Lodge

Zimbali Lodge offers couples the opportunity to turn their wedding day into a fairy tale fantasy.