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Destination Wedding in the magnificent Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Hermanus in South Africa.

Unforgettable Wedding Venue with endless views across heavenly vineyards...

Bona Dea Private Estate is 2.5km from Hermanus, the gem of the Overberg region and in the heart of the Cape Whale Coast, Western Cape, South Africa. We are a stone’s throw away from Cape Town International Airport & which is 110km away.

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 use of the entire venue complex for your bespoke wedding – a bespoke wedding venue in Hermanus!

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!!  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 – Perfect for any indoor or outdoor ceremony or reception. The garden treed terrace, offering breathtaking 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.


Bona Dea Private Estate, Camphill Road, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Hermanus, South Africa

  • Bona Dea Private Estate, Camphill Road, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Hermanus, South Africa

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BALLROOM - The ballroom is the most suitable place to mesmerize your guests at first glance. The setting is large enough to accommodate all your guests with a generous dance floor that overlooks our garden treed terrace. Sway around between our fairy-lit branches transformed ceiling & enjoy your dinner, set in a romantic candle-lit atmosphere.  


GARDEN TREED TERRACE - We offer a magnificent garden treed terrace with a view of the valley, an ideal setting for an outdoor ceremony or pre-dinner drinks. Thousands of fairy lights adorn all this! OUR CHAPEL - Our little cove of romance & magic. If you prefer a ceremony without the sounds of birds chirping or being sheltered from the rain, then this is the ideal setting for you. The hundreds of candles & rings filled with luscious greenery, all play a role in making this a whimsical experience.


ACCOMMODATION - Our stylish furnished accommodation, set in endless views, offers remarkably comfortable self-catering options. From double rooms for a romantic getaway for 2 to a 6 sleeper fully self-catering house perfectly suitable for the whole family. We have thought and catered for all your needs. - Protea Cottage - Olive Cottage


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      July 7, 2022 at 4:51 pm

      Dear Liza and the Bona Dea Team, Jacques and I just wanted to say an enormous thank you to all of you for everything that you did to create and coordinate our perfect wedding. It was truly the best day of our lives – we wish that we could relive it a million times! Bona Dea was simply the most incredible venue, and you were all amazing! Jacques and Lauren
      Wedding Date: 19th Mar 2022

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