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Bona Dea Private Estate

Reception Venue

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Heaven and Earth Country Escape


Bona Dea Private Estate hailed as one of the most romantic and dramatic locations in Southern Africa is a unique destination wedding venue situated high on the mountain slopes. Nestled amongst the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley wine estates behind the seaside town of Hermanus, and only 90 minutes from Cape Town international Airport.

The estate boasts endless views across heavenly vineyards, wild fynbos and mountainous terrain, perfect for an idyllic country wedding. It is no wonder Bona Dea Private Estate was awarded Top Country Wedding Venue, Best Wedding Reception Venue and Best Wedding View by TopVendor Wedding Awards.

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An Elegant Package

This remarkable venue incorporates traditional elements of the original Cape Dutch style manor house combined with a bold modern renovation and it is tailored to be the ultimate in privacy. Its natural water features and pristine garden terraces make this luxurious venue perfect for a romantic ceremony, with an array of style options on offer.

The Manor House features and exceptionally lavish ballroom that caters for up to 200 seated guests, two lounges with fireplaces, a cocktail bar lounge, modern white restrooms and wrap around patios. While many ceremonies are held on the treed terrace, there is an indoor chapel as Plan B. Ample secure parking and venue generator is available on site.

For a daytime wedding, guests can choose to enjoy welcome drinks, outdoor canapés and the tranquil views of the “Heaven and Earth” Valley. In the evening, the garden is adorned with 20, 000 sparkling fairy lights, adding a magical ambience to the forest greenery.

All accommodation options are conveniently located, exceedingly elegant, and yet, remarkably comfortable (sleeps 22 pax sharing).

Exclusive Touch

For the most memorable and spectacular celebration, the estate’s team of event and wedding planners offer their expertise to ensure the unique elements of your dream wedding day come to life. So … all that is left to do is say YES.

Phone: 028 050 0370

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  • Bona Dea Private Estate:
  • Contact: Liza Vogel
  • Phone: 028 050 0370
  • Phone #2: 079 949 5918
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Say "I Do" At One Of South Africa's Most Luxurious Venues

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Bona Dea Private Estate is the perfect gateway to an unforgettable luxurious wedding destination in Hermanus, South Africa.

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Farm 7/585 Camphill Road Hemel-En-Aarde Valley Hermanus 7200