Bakenhof Wedding Venue - Recently named in the “Top 10 Wedding Venues in the Winelands” (www.capetownmagazine.com) as well as third in the “Top 25 Most Romantic Winelands Wedding Venues” (www.winetimes.co.za).
We have discovered the winning recipe to host perfect weddings for 2 – 120 guests, and are devoted to offer all the vital ingredients: an overwhelming landscape as backdrop, a picture perfect chapel or outdoor ceremony areas, elegant reception areas, manicured gardens, chic décor, exceptional service, good food and wine – extravagantly topped with luxurious weekend accommodation. We offer the full menu – no small print and no unpleasant surprises – all at unbeatable value for money!
Escape to the tranquil Paarl/Wellington area, just 50 minutes from Cape Town, and experience the best of luxury and country hospitality. Situated on a private view-blessed grape farm Bakenhof Winelands Venue offers exclusive accommodation, bridal packages, wedding and function venues and conference facilities.
We follow the philosophy that your day is as important to us as it is to you, and therefore only host one wedding per weekend. Day or night, formal or informal, summer or winter, sunshine or rain – we make it our mission to honour your once in a lifetime commitment and focus on a unique, personalised and unhurried experience.
Our Breakaway Wedding Package kicks off with a pre-wedding night pamper session where you and your bridal party are treated like princesses and spoiled with snacks, drinks and luxurious accommodation in a tranquil environment.
Awake with soothing birdsong and breakfast in bed on the morning of “I-Do”, and make the most of your day by enjoying the preparations. Our elegant environment provides the space required – hair, nails, make-up, bath and dress – capture these special moments against our various spectacular backdrops. And while you are preparing we remember to spoil your party – from afternoon snacks to a cup of tea for mom – your wish is our command.
Now warm smiles and country hospitality will welcome your arriving guests – either under the flowering pergola adjacent to the fragrant rose garden or with welcome drinks on the sunset deck with table mountain vistas – the choice is yours. You also get to decide where the red carpet will be positioned for your walk down the aisle – either our charming “chapel with-a-view” or outdoors with Mother Nature as decoration. Then comes your photo-shoot – your photographer will be delighted with the plentiful and varied opportunities – through experience we know you need time, and we make sure your guests are comfortable and entertained with canape’s and drinks. Now the 3-course culinary feast will begin, enjoy quality wines , a cash bar and wedding cake with coffee, topped with late night dancing – without watching the clock and the luxury to know that the romantic Honeymoon Suite is included in your package and only a few steps away.
End your 3 day feast the following morning by choosing either a romantic breakfast in bed or a hearty social with loved ones, giggling and reminiscing about last night. We make it our mission to end your once-in-a-lifetime event on the same high note it started – filled with wonderful memories which you will cherish forever.