Bona Dea Private Estate hailed as one of the most romantic and dramatic locations in Southern Africa is a unique luxurious wedding venue situated high on the mountain slopes in the breath-taking Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven-and-Earth) Valley. Bona Dea is nestled amongst the wine estates behind the seaside town of Hermanus, the whale watching capital of the Southern Hemisphere located only 90 minutes from Cape Town.
The Dendrobium Venue Complex features a stylish Ballroom which is suitable for up to 160 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. The décor is chic elegance and thoughtfully conceived to showcase the panoramic views of South Africa’s most treasured landscape.
Others features include a completely column free banqueting hall and adjacent modern bar area both with full air conditioning, two cocktail lounges with large fireplaces for those cooler seasons, modern crisp white restroom facilities and a fully equipped commercial kitchen. While many ceremonies are held on the terrace, there is an indoor chapel available on the lower ground level and ample secure parking is available on site.
You will receive dedicated and professional service from our experienced wedding planning team who will help organise your special day from start to finish.