Destination Weddings

If you are looking for open spaces, magnificent scenery and a sense of tranquility, and your blend of choice includes a combination of mountain and sea with a touch of earthy elegance then Cape Point Route should be your destination of choice if you are looking for a coastal wedding. The Cape Point Route has some of Cape Town’s finest venues, first rate service and talented service providers for anything from an intimate romantic gathering to a larger wedding celebration with family and friends.

Image courtesy of Pure Photography

Image courtesy of Pure Photography

Get information on planning a wedding along with all the venue ideas, wedding tips and service providers who will help make your wedding day a hassle free special occasion.  It is worth planning  your wedding properly, especially if you are planning a destination wedding.  You can do it all yourself but ask yourself if it is really worth it or the risk. If you get it right with the help of professionals your destination wedding can be a fun, relaxing holiday experience and special occasion for you and your guests.

To get you started here are some Cape Point Route suggestions for venues and service providers:


Whale View Manor:  Simon’s Town

Overlooking a secluded beach, this romantic guesthouse lies on the outskirts of Simon’s Town and is perfect for an intimate wedding.  Wedding ceremonies are held on Fisherman’s Beach or under the gazebo in the garden, cocktails held on the balcony at Whale View Manor overlooking the ocean. Wedding receptions are held in the magnificent dining room with an overflow for the guests to chill out in the African Styled Lounge.  The team at Whale View Manor can do all your catering whether it is canapés or a full menu and they have an on-site wedding co-ordinator. The venue can accommodate a maximum of STRICTLY 40 guests for a seated function or STRICTLY 60 guests for a cocktail function. More…

Villa St James: St James

This magnificent mansion has 360 degree views of mountain and sea and is a wonderful setting for an intimate destination wedding.  Wedding ceremonies have been held in the mountain garden or the front garden overlooking the ocean. (Beach ceremonies can be arranged on request)

The Reception is held in the stately dining room which can seat 30 guests in a grand display of venetian mirrors, silk curtains, crystal chandeliers and gilded ceilings! Catering is arranged according to your menu preference and in-house co-ordinator can assist with all decor requirements and recommend Service providers. More…

Casa Labia: Muizenberg

Casa Labia was built to reflect the spirit of 18th century Venice and is one of the ultimate wedding venues on the Cape Point Route. It has unique decor and a grand atmosphere and is positioned to overlook False Bay seas.  The ballroom can accommodate 40 – 56 seated guests and the ballroom, drawing room combination can accommodate 60 – 80 seated guests who will dine under ornately coffered ceilings and gleaming crystal chandeliers. The in-house wedding co-ordinator will assist with all requirements for the wedding reception. More…

Boulders Beach Lodge: Simon’s Town

The African Penguins that chose Boulders Beach as their home are lifelong partners, so it is fitting to celebrate your commitment in this unique destination. Wedding ceremonies can be held at one of 3 nearby beaches or venues.  The Boulders Beach Function House holds a maximum of 70 seated guests and the warm sand washed walls and sea views make a perfect relaxed beach style wedding. on -site catering and wedding co-ordination provided.  More..

Harbour House:  Kalk Bay

Perched perfectly on the water’s edge in the picturesque harbour of Kalk Bay, Harbour House is a world class venue for your destination wedding reception.  The interior of Harbour House is elegant and simple and the expansive glass windows allow you to be surrounded by the soothing sounds of the sea. The quality is reflected in the cuisine of which seafood is the speciality.  Harbour House accommodates 150 guests with a dance floor and they also offers a co-ordination service to assist with your ceremony, flowers and décor. More…

Pure: Hout Bay

Wonderful  ambience and superb decor at Hout Bay Manor. Stylishly white with touches of rustic make Pure a truly stunning wedding venue in Hout Bay with impeccable levels of service and attention to details. This is an ideal wedding venue to plan a future!  Pure seats a maximum of 60 guests with a dance floor and 72 without a dance floor. Create your dining menu with executive chef Ian Bergh, and once you have chosen your menu they will make wine recommendations to match your meal. More…

Wedding Service Providers:

Photography: Pure Photography

Lauren Maker is a Cape Town based photographer. Her passions include stylish photographs for weddings, pregnancy shoots, newborn babies all with an eye for dramatic lighting and unique simple memories that stay forever imprinted in an image. Pure Photography’s special care and attention to detail make a perfect combination for beauty, innocent and inspiring photographs.  Capturing all celebrations in the most memorable way. More…

Catering: Chardonnay Chefs

Chardonnay Chefs create a dining affair to remember. Charmaine and her team offer an upmarket private catering service in Cape Town. They offer catering solutions from canapé functions to special celebration, wedding co-ordination and private cheffing. Owner Charmaine Lilje was formerly a chef at la Colombe and Olympia Cafe so uses her extensive experience and talent to balance fuss-free dining with flair and glamour. Chardonnay Chefs are highly sought after for wedding catering and function co-ordination.  More….

Flowers: Flowers in the Foyer

This is the creative arena of Hermien and Alida and their professional team of floral artists. Their love for nature is evident in their work and nature is the inspiration for their work.  They experiment with seeds, pods, cones, twigs, adding flowers from the simplest uncultivated veld treasures to the most exotic blooms available on the market, combing the unusual, exploring, identifying and interpreting the bridal couples thoughts and wishes for wedding flowers. More…

Jewellery:  Jewellery by Janine

Janine individually crafts jewellery from concept and design phase to completion ensuring that your individual specifications and style are guaranteed and that the finished creation is absolutely unique. Janine offers specified ranges from classic to antique –inspired to ultra contemporary pieces but prefers to interpret your design direction into a perfect masterpiece that’s all about you. Wedding rings and tiaras are a speciality made for your personally. More…

DJ: Sound Affinity

These guys are a service and support based company providing a technical platform for any event and turning it into a memorable occasion. If entertainment is a priority at your wedding reception then book Sound Affinity’s mobile discotheque service and professional DJ’s to get the party started. They have an extensive music library ranging from ‘50’s to all the latest hits on the top 40! They also cater for Jewish, Greek, Italian and Afrikaans weddings. More…

Other Services:

Details from ceremony chair hire, wedding arches or gazebos, table settings, printed menus, wedding stationery, ministers and videographers can all be arranged or recommended by Cape Point Route.

Contact Cape Point Route for your destination wedding requests and queries and let us help you create a memorable day and assist your guests with their travel requirements.

Contact Cape Point Route on 021 782 9356 or

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