Bona Dea Private Estate is located 2.5km from Hermanus, the gem of the Overberg region and in the heart of the Cape Whale Coast, Western Cape, South Africa. Your special occasion will be framed by spectacular scenery, an array of exquisite settings, and breathtaking locations that create the ideal backdrop for a truly unforgettable celebration.
All packages include exclusive and private use of the entire venue complex for your bespoke wedding!!
It boasts endless views of vineyards, wild fynbos, and mountainous terrain — perfect for an elegant destination wedding on the mountain slopes & among the wine estates of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley behind the seaside town of Hermanus.
Bona Dea is a ‘must-see’ venue!! In addition to winning Best Reception Venue at the TopVendor Wedding Awards in 2015 and Best Wedding View at the TopVendor Wedding Awards in 2017, we are ranked among the top 3 country wedding venues in South Africa in 2021. Your perfect year-round, all-weather venue!
This award-winning luxurious estate is ideally suited for a wedding ceremony and reception for you and your guests. The garden treed terrace, offering breath-taking views, is a tranquil spot for guests to enjoy a sundowner or served with an array of canapés.
With our outstanding level of service, Bona Dea Private Estate promises a memorable wedding at one of the best wedding destinations abroad. From the moment you enquire until you proceed down the aisle.
We would like to thank you for an excellent function. The wedding went absolutely smoothly and even my very careful music selection was performed completely correctly. The run-up to the wedding was punctual, comprehensive and “stress-free”. In all respects an extremely professional experience. We would recommend Bona Dea with all our hearts.
Thanks so much again for a great wedding weekend. We had an amazing time.
Thank you so much for everything that you did for us, people loved the wedding and the venue and kept mentioning that everything went super smoothly and was perfection in and of itself so well done!