Bona Dea Private Estate

(4 reviews) 4 5
Camphill Road Hemel-en-Aarde Valley Hermanus Cape Overberg 0
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About Bona Dea Private Estate

Camphill Road, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Hermanus
Cape Overberg, 0

Bona Dea Private Estate hailed as one of the most romantic and dramatic locations in Southern Africa is a unique, luxurious wedding venue located 90 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. Situated high on the mountain slopes of the breathtaking Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven-and-Earth) Valley near the picturesque town of Hermanus, which is famous for its superb whale watching.

A Stunning Country Escape

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. Everything the discerning wedding couple or corporate host could wish for. Your perfect year-round, all-weather venue.

All accommodation options are conveniently located, exceedingly elegant, and yet, remarkably comfortable. Dendrobium House, upstairs in the venue complex itself has 3 bedrooms and 2 beautifully appointed bathrooms, convenient for the bride and her bridesmaids. Olive Cottage has an upper level with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, a lounge with fireplace, open plan dining room and a fully equipped kitchen. On the lower ground floor, a self-contained studio flat with open plan kitchenette, en-suite shower and bath and undercover patio with built in braai. Mountain Villa a luxurious and contemporary villa that provides an idyllic space in which to relax and unwind. Overlooking the picturesque mountains and surrounding vineyards. Consisting of five luxurious, modern and beautifully decorated suites, the open-plan villa can be booked exclusively for a family, a group of friends or corporate breakaway.

Bona Dea’s talented events team would be delighted to receive you and your entourage at the Estate for a guided tour, while familiarising themselves with your wedding ideas and requirements. The Estate offers a wide range of event-critical services on site, such as furniture and décor hire to make your event spectacular in every way. Bona Dea Private Estate is a ‘must see’ venue that was awarded Best Reception Venue in 2015 and Best Wedding View in 2017 at the TopVendor Wedding Awards. Viewings by appointment only to ensure individual attention: Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm and Saturday 8am - 1pm.

• An exclusive and private wedding venue • Spectacular views across the valley and mountains, providing plenty of photo opportunities • Chic elegance thoughtfully conceived to showcase the panoramic views of South Africa’s most treasured landscape • Awarded Best Wedding View in 2017 by TopVendor Wedding Awards • Professional service provided by our wedding planning team

Facilities at Bona Dea Private Estate

Venue Type :
Chapel on Premises
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Private Estate
Outdoor
Unique Weddings
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Changing Room for Guests
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Helipad
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator

Bona Dea Private Estate Reviews (4)

Thank you for a spectacular event.
Venue Service

By Beverley Holmes from Eventsinc.co.za, on 06 Feb 2019Date of Wedding - 27 Sep 2018

Wanted to personally thank you for a spectacular event. We have had great feedback and the guests did not stop talking about it. I see on our posts, that many are asking where we had our gala dinner – beautiful! You have a wonderful venue, but more than that, your staff are the best I have worked with. You are professional and go above and beyond.

The most beautiful well organized wedding.
Venue Service

By Thys and Carina du Toit, on 06 Feb 2019Date of Wedding - 10 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.

Client and guests were blown away by your service
Venue Service

By Margaux van den Berg from Blank Canvas, on 06 Feb 2019Date of Wedding - 23 Nov 2018

The client and all the guests were blown away by the service and function on the 23rd of November. Thank you so much to each and every one of you.

You are professional and go above and beyond.
Venue Service

By Beverley Holmes, Event Planner, on 05 Oct 2018Date of Wedding - 27 Sep 2018

Wanted to personally thank you for a spectacular event. We have had great feedback and the guests did not stop talking about it. I see on our posts, that many are asking where we had our gala dinner – beautiful! Wanted to personally thank you for a spectacular event. We have had great feedback and the guests did not stop talking about it. You have a wonderful venue, but more than that, your staff are the best I have worked with. You are professional and go above and beyond.

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