Beach Wedding Venues in Cape Town

12 Apostles Hotel and Spa

You’ve said “yes” and now it’s time to start planning the wedding of the year. While many excited couples opt for wine farm wedding venues in Cape Town – of which there are many; there is also the option to enjoy a coastal or beach wedding venue. The Cape offers one of the most spectacular coastlines with rocky outcrops, sandy beaches and sweeping views of endless ocean and mountain. The perfect vistas and romantic setting of the Cape’s beaches is ideal for couples looking to tie the knot.

Here are a few of our favourite beach wedding venues in Cape Town :

Tintswalo Atlantic

This elite boutique hotel is located on the bottom of Chapman’s Peak, in a hidden location that requires you traverse a winding road down to the shoreline to access this absolute exquisite beach paradise. To say it’s in a desirable location is an understatement. You probably won’t need much decor given that the surrounds are just naturally romantic. This award-winning 5 star hideaway is perfect for intimate ceremonies and receptions. Surrounded by the azure Atlantic Ocean and hugged by the proud mountains of the Table Mountain National Park, Tintswalo is effortlessly exceptional when it comes to beauty. Tintswalo provides that fairytale beach wedding, and certainly casts in stone what was once only a dream.

Caters for : 80 people max
Catering : Catering is provided by the venue, no outside catering is allowed
Accommodation : 16 luxury suites , sleeping 32 in total
Location : Atlantic Seaboard, Hout Bay at bottom of Chapman’s Peak

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Blue Horizon 

Blue Horizon offers a luxurious wedding experience and the entire estate is set up to cater for weddings. Located in the less touristy area of Simon’s Town, and overlooking the whole of False Bay, Blue Horizon provides the ultimate wedding venue for those seeking a sense of luxury, but nothing ostentatious. There are outdoor and indoor venues, and nothing beats these sweeping views of this remote, untouched part of Cape Town. Blue Horizon will give you the option of a garden or beach ceremony, and arrange the entire thing for you. They only host one function a day, which means the wedding and bridal party can enjoy a sense of exclusivity from the venue.

Caters for : The hall can take up to 120 people seated with a dance floor, 140 without a dance floor, and 250+ for a cocktail set-up.
Catering : The venue allows self-catering, upon request.
Accommodation : Please enquire – there is accommodation for the newlyweds and a dressing area.

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Harbour House in Kalk Bay

Harbour House in Kalk Bay is perched on the rocks overlooking the working harbour. Kalk Bay is an artistic and bohemian area of Cape Town located along the False Bay coastline and it attracts plenty of foodies because of its array of restaurants. The Harbour House is a top class seafood restaurant with whitewashed decor and elegant furnishings. The views are incredible – this is a definite champagne and oysters kind of place. And guess what? They host weddings !

Caters for : 150 seated guests with dance floor.
Catering : Catering is provided by the venue, no outside catering is allowed.
Accommodation : There are plenty of accommodation options in Kalk Bay.

Harbour House Food Balcony at Harbour House Balcony View Harbour House Harbour House Restaurant

Strandkombuis

This is a wedding venue located along the untouched, rugged and quintessential Cape fishing coast of Cape Town. This is a go-to destination in the West Coast of Cape Town, and it’s the ideal spot for a rustic beach style wedding. Fresh seafood made on open fires, fishing nets, old boats and a venue that spills out onto the beach. This is the essence of a proper Cape beach venue. Incredible fresh food, and a rustic venue with no pretences. This is your barefoot beach wedding for ocean lovers.

Caters for : 200 people max
Catering : Catering is provided by the venue.
Accommodation : There is accommodation for 60 people at the venue

Strandkombuis Seafood Strandloper Beach Venue Strandkombuis Dance Floor

Twelve Apostles 

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is a five star hotel located along the Atlantic Seaboard in an area referred to as the “St Tropez” of Cape Town. Framed by the Twelve Apostle mountains and hugged by the ocean, the Twelve Apostles really is a world of wonder. Weddings take place with the view of the Atlantic Ocean, and the party can be continued upstairs in a private area where dancing happens late into the night.

Caters for : 90 seated and 100 standing
Catering : Catering is provided by the venue, no outside catering is allowed.
Accommodation : Sleeps 186 people

12 Apostles Wedding Area

12 Apostles Evening Balcony`

12 Apostles Landscape

Author: Carolynne Higgins

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