5 starweddings approvedTWA topvendor wedding awards winner Bona Dea Private estate South Africa

Award winning wedding venue in Cape Town

Best Wedding Venue near Cape Town, in Hermanus, South Africa

Bona Dea Private Estate is one of the most exclusive and beautiful Top 10 Cape Town Wedding Venues along the Cape Whale Coast in South Africa.

Winner of the TWA Vendor Wedding Awards  “Top Country Wedding Venue” sets this 5Star luxurious venue in a class of its own.

Bona Dea Private Estate is a picture perfect, luxurious wedding venue and conferencing destination proudly situated in an elevated position with endless un-interrupted views of the Babylonstoring mountain range and the beautiful Hemel-en-Aarde Valley (which is only a 90 minute drive from the Cape Town International Airport).

The Hemel-en-Aarde valley (meaning Heaven on Earrth) is famous for its vineyards, which provides the dramatic backdrops for Bona Dea Private Estate’s sophisticated wedding and conference events.

This Top 10 Wedding Venue, was completed in 2015, the Dendrobium House Venue Complex is set in exuberant and manicured landscaping with natural water features, and offers a magnificent entertainment terrace with an impressive feature lighting illuminating the surrounding trees.

Bona Dea Private Estate is considered to be the best wedding venue in which to experience the ultimate, in unique wedding venue luxury, in the Western Cape.

This Award Winning Wedding Venue in Cape Town is a bold renovation incorporating the original Cape styled farmhouse and is tailored to be the ultimate in privacy and exclusivity. Enjoy light, airy indoor/outdoor spaces, pure elegance décor designed to perfection, thoughtfully conceived with everything the discerning wedding couple or could wish for to create their bespoke wedding or corporate host could wish for.

This Award Winning Wedding Venue in Cape Town has a sophisticated and dedicated wedding planning team capable of organising and co-ordinating entire events for up to 160 guests in the lavish ballroom or conferences and gala dinners for 200 guests.

Our unique and bespoke wedding packages are flexible and personalised to suit every clients’ individual needs. The Estate offers a wide range of event-critical services on-site, such as co-ordination, creative styling, floristry and décor equipment and furniture hire to ensure that your unique wedding or corporate event is memorable and spectacular.



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Greek Honey Moon Give-away 2016 / 2017

Grab one of 8 Free Honeymoon’s on the idyllic Greek Island of Skiathos - value R482,720.00* with compliments of Bona Dea Private Estate

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We have the perfect romantic location for your Honeymoon. A Private 4 sleeper 5*Villa with majestic views over the Mediterranean sea and Skiathos town. Lots of exciting entertainment, food and drink can be added to make your honeymoon as magical and as personal as you wish.

The coast surrounding this beautiful island is often, if not always, filled with impressive cruise ships, fishing boats, and tourists on sailing excursions. It offers beautiful weather throughout the summer months and it has plenty of beautiful relaxing beach locations if you are looking for the perfect honeymoon. There are plenty of reasons why you should visit Greece and like so many who have visited before you, you are bound to fall in love with this wonderful country.

There is so much that this idyllic destination has to offer, from stylish taverna’s and boutique shopping markets, to sailing excursions and more, there is something for anyone and everyone within this beautiful island. Skiathos and its neighbouring islands in the area, are one of the main attractions for many tourists coming to Greece every year. Greek land includes over a thousand islands scattered around the area. The most popular islands for tourists to visit are Skiathos, Skopelos, Santorini, Corfu Island, and many others.

Accommodation Overview

The Skiathos “Khakibos Villa” is the perfect private location on the mountain side of Ponta within a short distance of the airport, beaches, village, nightlife and a host of exciting day trip activities.


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Khakibos Villa Features


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  • Stunning patio deck, with unsurpassed views overlooking the Mediterranean sea
  • Fully equipped – self-catering five star villa
  • Eclectic Mediterranean styled decor
  • Private entrances
  • 2 Bedrooms with sea views
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Lounge with sea views
  • Dining
  • Kitchen
  • TV

How to Grab one of the Bona Dea Private Estate complimentary honeymoons?

If you are looking for a wedding with the real 'wow factor' that oozes sophistication and understated elegance, Bona Dea Private Estate, in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Hermanus, is the most luxurious wedding destination along the Cape Whale Coast. Gently nestled high against the mountain slopes, with uninterrupted views across heavenly vineyards and the valley below, makes the perfect country
wedding destination.

At Bona Dea Private Estate winner of the prestigious “Top Vendor” peers choice “Best Country Wedding Venue of 2015” you can trust the professional team of onsite wedding planners, talented florists and creative stylists, to elegantly transform your wedding vision into something spectacular.

The grand Dendrobium House complex incorporates traditional elements of a Cape styled farmhouse, natural water features, manicured garden terraces and in the evening the garden terraces can be adorned with 20,000 sparkling fairy lights adding a magical ambience to the forest greenery.

The Manor House lavish staircase makes for a dramatic introduction, your guests will lanquish in the professionally designed décor interiors and the elegant mirrored ballroom seats up to 160 guests with a generous dancefloor to enjoy.

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Grab a Complimentary Honeymoon

Book a minimum Bronze wedding package at Bona Dea Private Estate and stand in line to receive one of 8 complimentary Honeymoon’s* (T&C’s apply) on the idyllic, scenic Greek island of Skiathos.

Terms and Conditions

You will receive a Complimentary 2-week honeymoon in Skiathos Island – in a 5 Star - 4 sleeper Villa



Fully furnished and equipped

Outstanding sea and beach views

Outdoor patios

Private entrances

Private property

Honeymoon Value EUR250 per day x 14 nights EUR3,500 x 17.24 = R60,340.00 per honeymoon
exchange rate R17.24  to 1 EURO


  • You must book a Bona Dea Private Estate Wedding for any date during the period

    September or October 2016
    May, August, September and October 2017

  • Wedding dates are subject to availability
  • A minimum bronze wedding package is to be booked in order to qualify for a complimentary honeymoon.


To Book your wedding please contact us on www.bonadea.co.za or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A 50% (fifty percent) deposit is to be paid within 30 days of booking your wedding date to qualify for a complimentary Greek honeymoon.

Honeymoon includes accommodation and airport transfers on the island of Skiathos only (max 4 people)

The accommodation may not be exchanged for cash, alternate accommodation or anything

Honeymoons are to commence 1 day after your wedding date and will end on the 14th night, with check out no later than 9am (for example: if your wedding is on a Saturday your accommodation will commence on Sunday – Night 1. You will check out on the morning of the 15th day - no later than 9am)

No post check out luggage storage facilities are available.

Complimentary honeymoons are available on a first come first serve basis.

A refundable breakage /loss deposit of EUR350 is payable on the first day of arrival in Skiathos (in cash)

Complimentary honeymoons terms and conditions are subject to change at the Owners discretion.


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