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 Region.

The Estate is nestled against the pristine Cape Fynbos covered mountain slopes that boasts endless uninterrupted views. Thanks to the fertile soil and unique climate the wine farms, especially over the past two decades, have transformed the area into a wine cornucopia, with vineyards stretching along the entirety of the Valley.

The Estate’s unique and impressive landscapes of Proteas, mountain backdrops and a captivating 20,000 fairy lights illuminating the treed terrace 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 spectacular venues along the Cape Whale Coast.

The Dendrobium House 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 for up to 200 guests. The Manor House has two lounges, cosy fireplaces, a cocktail bar lounge, white décor restrooms, wrap around patios and is wheelchair friendly.

Bona Dea welcomes wedding and event planners. Together with our experienced 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 private estate and exclusive venue, please contact us to arrange an appointment. Saturdays and Sundays are gladly accommodated. Viewings by appointment only to ensure individual attention: Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm and Saturday 8am - 1pm.

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