Winter Wedding Packages 2020

Planning your wedding? Then it’s time to check out these unique South African wedding venues – top properties around the country with fabulous offers that will turn your wedding dreams into a reality!

A member of Cape Country Routes De Hoop Collection – the first private/public partnership in the South African hospitality industry – opened in the De Hoop Nature Reserve in the Western Cape in 2007. A World Heritage site it offers world-class whale-watching and is a paradise for bird enthusiasts with more than 260 species of birds, including the endangered Cape Vultures,  while the De Hoop Collection offers a wide range of accommodation options designed to suit all budgets. Being a short three hours drive from Cape Town it is the perfect holiday destination for families, couples, groups, honeymooners and weddings. In particular winter weddings!   A 20% discount on standard accommodation rates for a minimum two night stay – a ceremony under the fig tree or overlooking the beautiful vlei or in the old sheep shearing shed, “The Cloete Room” and the wedding reception in The Shed around a lovely warm fireplace – maximum 70 guests. The minimum wedding venue fee in 2020 of R64 000 includes: Friday welcome supper, chairs and hessian runner at ceremony, winter warmers after the ceremony – roosterkoek, smores and spicy biscuits, the three course set menu Wedding Dinner and the honeymoon suite on the wedding night. This applies to weddings from mid-May to end July 2020. T’s & C’s apply. De Hoop – a nature lover’s paradise of unparalleled peace and tranquillity – what may well be one of the Cape’s last unspoiled gems!

Nestled between the Langeberg mountain ranges of the Western Cape, and within a comfortable driving distance from Cape Town is the perfect destination for brides wishing to experience a “far from the madding crowd’ country-style wedding – the charming 4-star Montagu Country Hotel in Montagu. With its claim of being the only original Art Deco hotel in the country (the original hotel was built in 1875) the re-modelled present day hotel transports you to a bygone era of elegance with its 1920s ‘Art Deco’ interior design.  It offers comfortable accommodation – eclectically furnished en suite rooms, excellent facilities, warm hospitality, imposing mountain views, and two fabulous wedding packages.  The One-Night Wedding Package at R45 000 and the Two-Night Wedding Package at R85 000 include 32 bedrooms on a BB basis; exclusive use of the whole hotel, gardens and public area; usual staff complement and table cloths, cutlery, crockery and glasses. It excludes any additional décor, glasses, lighting and sound equipment not part of the hotel’s usual offering; any additional flower arrangements; corkage fees; cost of additional staff.  Both packages, valid from 1 May to 31 August 2020, are subject to availability of the whole hotel for exclusivity. Another attraction at the hotel is the American Dream Cars “fleet” – a 1956 Cadillac Sedan De Ville, 1964 Cadillac Sedan de Ville and a 1956 De Soto Fireflight Sportsman (the only one of its kind in South Africa) for hire. You are guaranteed a wedding with a difference at this hallmark Cape Country Routes properties.  T’s & C’s apply.  

The fun and funky 5-star Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa, situated on Thesen Islands, Knysna, has accommodation that comprises luxury and standard rooms, two self-contained suites and a Honeymoon Suite; the Island Café Restaurant and the Gastro Pub, which offers classic pub meals with a delicious twist and lagoon sunset views, the Turbine Spa, and its own adventure centre – the Turbine Water Club – with a variety of water and land-based activities. Just the spot for a fun funky wedding! The Turbine is offering tailor-made (according to your needs) Wedding Reception breakfasts, lunches and dinners; private wedding receptions in one of its venues, or alternatively a non-exclusive reception in the Island Café Restaurant. A fabulous offer: a value added 50% discount on the bride’s honeymoon night accommodation (per person sharing rate) with amazing in-room amenities when booking the reception and a three- course wedding lunch at R395 per person from 10 – 50 guests including the venue hire but excluding drinks, OR a three- course dinner at R395 per person from 10 – 50 guests –with seating as per the restaurant lay out; basic restaurant set up; not exclusive; no live bands or DJ’s allowed; any additional décor can be arranged via the Turbine’s own  preferred JoyBella Weddings and Events  (for guests own account). If the entire Restaurant needs to be booked exclusively, then all the hotel rooms have to be booked. This wedding offer is valid from 10 May – 30 September 2020 subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply. For bookings call reservations on 044 302 5746 or email to      

Cape Summer Villas’ Sky Villa Boutique Hotel, a world-leading luxury destination is perched on a hilltop overlooking the entire Plettenberg bay with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, Tsitsikamma Mountains, Keurbooms River and the lagoon. A wedding here becomes an experience never to be forgotten. It can host a reception of up to 120 guests within the hotel; while larger weddings can be accommodated in the garden (tent/marquee would be required). It can sleep up to 28 guests sharing (14 rooms) and its sister property The Bungalow can accommodate an additional 14 (sharing) guests. There is a shuttle that transports guests between both venues. For the period 1 April to 30 September 2020 Sky Villa’s Exclusive Wedding Package at R45 000 includes the wedding accommodation – a one-night stay for the bridal couple in the Presidential Suite, and 26 guests sharing (12 rooms and a suite), with breakfast; the reception venue (exclusive use of Sky Villa for the reception only); glassware, crockery and cutlery. Additional items (at additional cost) – catering can be arranged by Sky Villas, or outside caterers can be brought in; Sky Villa will provide bar/ bar staff. Waiters can be hired at an additional cost; any additional guests wishing to overnight can be accommodated (at additional cost) at its sister property, The Bungalow. Not included in this package are wedding co-ordination and tents/marquees (and set up) should they be required.   T’s &C’s apply. For December weddings (subject to a minimum three-night/two-day stay exclusive use fee) prices, please contact directly. Reservation contact details: 087 550 2967 l l l Instagram and Face book:  @skyvillaplett 

The Bungalow Plett by Cape Summer Villas, a luxury 5-star Bed and Breakfast situated a stone’s throw from the water’s edge at Hobie Beach in Plettenberg Bay  is designed for the ultimate experience in beachside living and is the perfect venue to host a memorable Beach Wedding. It can host a reception of up to 60 guests; and accommodate 14 guests in its seven luxuriously furnished rooms, while its sister property (Sky Villa)  can accommodate up to an additional 28 sharing guests. There is a shuttle that easily transports guests between the two venues. For the period 1 April to 30 September 2020 The Bungalow’s Exclusive Wedding Package at R25 000 includes the wedding accommodation – a one-night stay for the bridal couple in the Bridal Suite (The Spot), and for 12 guests sharing six rooms (includes breakfast); the reception venue: exclusive use of The Bungalow for the reception only; includes glassware, crockery and cutlery for 60. Additional items for the wedding party at an additional cost: catering can be arranged by The Bungalow; The Bungalow will provide waiters, and bar/bar staff; Any additional guests wishing to overnight can be accommodated (at additional cost) at its sister property, Sky Villa Boutique Hotel. Not included in this package are Wedding co-ordination and Tents/Marquees (and set up) should they be required.  T’s &C’s apply. Contact: +27 (0) 44 533 1864 l

Just outside Oudtshoorn the 4-star Cape Country Routes’ property De Zeekoe Guest Farm lies nestled between the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains on the banks of the Olifants River – an ideal setting for a romantic wedding.  De Zeekoe specialises in small intimate weddings and with its various accommodation options from luxurious cottages to sophisticated stylish rooms at the colonial-style main lodge is able to accommodate a maximum of 60 wedding guests. For a unique winter wedding book the entire lodge exclusively:

  • only during the winter months
  • small groups of 60 guest maximum
  • rooms at a special rate (includes breakfast) – all rooms need to be booked when venue is used
  • venue hire includes tables, chairs, cutlery, crockery, bar setup, and staff – R5 000
  • set menus available –at R 350 per person
  • rooms prices separate

Discount on the honeymoon suite for the bridal couple; ready room for the bride and the use of the restaurant, reception, outside pool and fireplace area and parking.  De Zeekoe always goes the extra mile to ensure that your wedding will be a treasured memory. This hidden gem of the Klein Karoo is one of the treasures of the Cape Country Routes Collection. T’s & C’s apply. Enquiries:

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