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Exceptional Location

Situated along the Whale Coast Route in the Western Cape and only two hours from Cape Town and the International Airport, Grootbos is the ideal wedding venue set in a pristine natural setting. However convenient this location may be, the feeling of utter seclusion is prevalent as soon as guests enter this eco-paradise. Ideas and tips are at your disposal from the Bouquet Team and you can be sure to relax on the day as everything is nothing less than perfect. From simple details to spa treatments for the bride and groom, the day’s events will be taken care of with the utmost enamour. The luxurious suites available at Garden Lodge, Forest Lodge and the deluxe Villa are incredible accommodation options where guests can recede to sheer luxury after the big day, although not before sundowners and a celebration in one of our elegant lodges.

Destination marriages offer an exotic location for loved ones to say their vows with an intimate party of friends and family. Grootbos is the ideal location for a South African wedding set amongst verdant valleys awash with fynbos wildflowers and ancient forests close to the sea. The untouched and diverse landscape offers several venues that promise to make the special day unforgettable. Experience your dream ceremony amongst a sea of flowers, beneath a forest canopy, on the beach or in a five-star lodge. The choice is yours.

Fairy-Tale Ceremonies

Get married surrounded by the raw untamed beauty of the Cape.

Say 'I Do'...

In the Cape Floral Kingdom 

Most venues are adorned with flowers, but with Grootbos you can take your ceremony to the flowers. Walk down a natural aisle of rare wildflowers beneath blue skies and the melodic tunes of the birds in the background. Getting married in this magnificent natural setting will create a humbling effect as you embark on your new life together.

In a Milkwood Forest

The gnarled branches of a Milkwood forest are testament to the centuries the trees have taken to reach their heights. As the branches stretch up toward the sun’s caress and spread outwards it has created an enchanting forest that mimics a fairy-tale. 

With sand between your toes

Grootbos is a stone’s throw away from Walker Bay Nature Reserve and Die Plaat is the long stretch of untouched beach that is part of this natural wonderland. Fynbos rich hills, pristine sand dunes and jagged limestone rocks serve as the backdrop to this white sandy beach.  Set up your small party in the ideal spot to take in a mesmerising sunset that will reflect immeasurable beauty onto the ocean floor and sky. If you say ‘I Do’ between July and December you may have more guests than you invited. Southern right whales frequent these waters so there is the possibility of seeing these gentle giants frolic before you. Let the sand sink between your toes and feel the cool maritime breeze as you live the dream of a perfect beach wedding.

In a luxurious Lodge

If the weather is not clear skies and sunshine, there is no need to fret. Depending on your taste and the size of the ceremony it can be set up in either Garden Lodge or Forest Lodge. Both lodges have been beautifully designed with tasteful décor and are set to take advantage of the awe-inspiring views. There is a fireplace and lanterns to set the romantic ambience. 

Honeymoon Suites

There are 27 free-standing luxury suites and 6 deluxe suites that are part of the Villa, every single one embodies privacy, space and lavish living. Each suite is made up of a lush canopy bed, en-suite bathroom with double basins, double showers, an expansive lounge, private deck and some suites feature a bath tub and outside shower. Forest Lodge is the ultimate romantic accommodation with honeymoon suites that have a private pool. A mere stroll from the lodge and you will feel completely isolated with your newlywed as a romantic turndown sets the mood.

Experience this timeless occasion with a Grootbos wedding and create lasting memories filled with love and enchantment.