About Bona Dea Private Estate

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 for Cape Town. Situated high on the mountain slopes in the breath taking Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven-and-Earth) valley near the picturesque town of Hermanus, the famous Whale viewing town in the Overberg.

The working Protea and Orchid farm Estate is nestled against the pristine Cape Fynbos covered mountain slopes that boasts endless uninterrupted views of the beautiful Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and its world-famous vineyards.

The Estate’s unique and impressive landscapes of Proteas, thousands of Dendrobium Orchids, a captivating 20,000 fairy lights illuminating the surrounding trees and mountain backdrop are sure to impress and dazzle the bridal couple and their guests. This award winning venue provides a majestic scene for any occasion and promises to be the best in luxurious venues along the Cape Whale Coast.

The Dendrobium House wedding venue complex features fine décor, a majestic double volume entrance and staircase, that ensures every bride’s entrance a dramatic surprise. The exceptionally lavish ballroom caters for 70 to 160 guests, with a generous dance floor.

The Manor house, features two lounges, with fireplaces, a cocktail bar lounge, white décor restrooms, wrap around patios and is wheelchair friendly.

Bona Dea welcomes wedding and event planners. Together with the experienced Bona Dea's event planning team, we promise that no detail will be overlooked and no possibility ignored. The team's exemplarily standards and dedication, coupled with your aspiring ideas, will guarantee that your day amounts to everything you ever dreamed it would be, from start to finish.

To view the beautiful Protea and Orchid Estate and exclusive venue, please contact us to arrange an appointment. Saturdays and Sundays are gladly accommodated.

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  • Exceptional Venue, with stunning Views of the Hemel-&-Aarde Valley



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Contact Bona Dea Private Estate

  • Contact Person: Lelani Botha / Claire Rossiter
  • Contact No: +27 (0)28 050 0370
  • Mobile: +27 (0)79 949 5918
  • Mobile: +27 (0)63 681 7134
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