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10 best locations to say “I Do” in South Africa

Planning a wedding? Why postpone that exotic travel dream just for the honeymoon, when you can fulfil that on your wedding day itself? Fairy tales may be, are far-fetched ideas, but not destination weddings. In fact, they are just everyday-things in South Africa. I have proof.

These are the 12 best locations in South Africa to have your destination wedding!

10. V&A waterfront wedding

Photo courtesy: Southbound Bride

There are many famous wedding planners who work specifically for the V&A waterfront venue. Whether you have a luxurious yacht wedding or a classy riverfront wedding on your mind, this place covers it all.

9. Tintswalo Atlantic, Hout Bay

Photo courtesy: Greg Lumley

Tying knots in the Tintswalo Atlantic will exactly be how you’ve seen it in your dreams, only better. The whole setting is paradisiacal, and with crews working on your wedding themes to the minutest of details, your day here will be etched not just in your memories, but also in your guests’.

8. Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, Cape Town

Photo courtesy: Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles elevates destination weddings to many levels through seashore aisles, sunset feasts, and alpine settings. It is also quiet and secluded, be prepared to say your vows in peace!

7. La Paris wedding, Franschhoek

Photo courtesy: Kobus Tollig Photography

La Paris is a wine farm that belongs to the 16th century. You can still feel the rustic vibes in the perfectly groomed rose garden that’s framed by ancient oak trees. The whole ambience lavished with natural grandeur will work perfect in making your day magical.

6. Nooitgedacht Vineyard wedding , Stellenbosch

Photo courtesy: DK photography

This Wineland setting need not even try to be romantic—as the whole place is surrounded by magnificent mountains, lush vineyards and vibrant orchards. You might as well settle there for your honeymoon!

5. Strandkombuis beach wedding, Yzerfontein

Photo courtesy: Gideon estates

If gardens and mountains aren’t your things, choose beaches! You can say your vows up in an aisle that’s only a few steps from the beach, offering stunning views on all sides, and open-air dining afterwards. It’s also simple. Also, this is just for the wedding. You need to book your accommodation elsewhere.

4. Madikwe game reserve wedding

Photo courtesy: Sanctuary Retreats

If you’re an adventurous couple who also chose South Africa for its untamed wilderness, the Madikwe game reserve is the best setting for you. It’s an equally romantic and adventurous outdoor wedding and the reserve takes care of executing your wedding end-to-end.

3. Rovos rail wedding

If all of these sounds mainstream to you, choose the Events Train Venue. Nothing can be more enchanting than a perfect blend of old-school and romantic train setting where it’s just you and your beloved ones around. The ceremony starts at the Edwardian Station as the train ironically begins its journey towards the Jacaranda City, the fragrant city of Jacaranda trees.

2. Bushmans Kloof, Western Cape

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This place is not discovered by travellers yet. Or that’s how it seems. It’s remote, there are several spa & wellness treatments on offer and the setting is elevated by the surrounding natural landscapes.

1. Suikerbossie resort wedding, Cape Town

Photo courtesy: Where’s My Wedding

This resort is perfect for a truly African stay and a wedding can be held at no extra cost. The rolling Table Mountains not so far and its proximity to some of the best attractions in South Africa makes this place a convenient stay. Book your perfect stay through our South Africa packages here.

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