Dreaming of a destination wedding?
What a difference a short drive from the city makes. Step into a wedding wonderland as you leave the noise and rush of the city behind.
Who We Are
For the most memorable and spectacular celebration, the estate’s team of event and wedding planners ensure the unique elements of your dream wedding day come to life, with an array of style options on offer.
Bona Dea Private Estate has a strong ethos of sourcing local produce.
Bona Dea Weddings
We work with you to make the day you’ve always imagined a reality. The beauty of a wedding lies in the details… Come share your dream with us!
Hemel-en-Aarde Wedding Venue
Our guests expect exclusivity and privacy. When reserving our beautiful wedding venue, that is what you exactly what you get – exclusive use of the Dendrobium House Complex and its facilities for a Hermanus wedding no one will ever forget. We host up to 180 guests in the magical Ballroom, complete with a dance floor and catering facilities.
The use of the Treed Terrace, with its unrivalled view over the valley and fairy lights in the trees, the ground-floor chapel, the Cocktail Bar Lounge, the Dessert Room (perfect for the cake cutting ceremony), the versatile and stylish Ballroom, the lounge areas, beautiful restrooms, ample parking, and so much more.
Same Sex Marriages
We at Bona Dea Private Estate are big supporters of marriage equality and we celebrate love in its many rainbow variations. Our wedding venue and friendly staff will ensure that your life-changing wedding day is celebrated with the respect and joy it deserves.
Our Service Providers
We love for our clients to be part of the food inspiration and the menu for your big day is designed around the tastes of the happy couple. We take dietary and budget requirements to heart and come up with innovative solutions to any obstacle. We can also recommend other service providers, like videographers and DJs that meet our exceptionally high standards.