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Friday, 21 January 2011 10:52

Villa Castollini

 

Villa Castollini is a magnificent Tuscan style luxury Guest Villa set at the top of the Western Head with a breathtaking view of the Knysna estuary by day and an enchanted wonderland of lights by night.With a sense of style, flair, extraordinary levels of service and comfort and the genuine hospitality of the hosts, Villa Castollini invites you to experience a new perspective. The Villa is just 12km from the centre of Knysna , being situated on one of the famous "Knysna Heads" and 4 km from Brenton-on-Sea beach, so if its peace and quiet in a truly luxurious atmosphere you're after, Villa Castollini should be your first choice.

It is also the ideal base from which to explore the many attractions of the Garden Route and is in close proximity to World Class Golf courses.The management, staff and our friendly resident dogs will ensure that you have a wonderful stay at the Villa.

Your wedding

At Villa Castollini you will celebrate your love in breathtakingly beautiful surroundings. For that unforgettable wedding ceremony or reception, the Villa offers complete tranquility and exclusive use of the venue.At the Villa; we have loads of experience and references to ensure your total peace of mind. We strive to take away the stress by supporting you every step of the way and providing solutions to any situation that might arise. We pride ourselves on being people friendly and easy to work with despite the pressures of organising such a special event. We always keep in mind that the journey should be fun. Our warm, competent, hospitable staff and outstanding Chef will ensure that your unique, special day will be a day to be enjoyed and cherished.

The Manager (wedding-coordinator) will be able to assist you with all the arrangements such as the minister, photographers, decorations, flowers, entertainment and of course, the bar and catering. We can accommodate up to 120 guests at the Villa for the ceremony and reception. Accommodation is in Luxury Rooms & Suites. The Honeymoon suite is complimentary with your booking for 1 night.

 

Published in Honeymoons
Friday, 21 January 2011 10:52

Strandkombuis

 

Situated right on the Sixteen Mile Beach, our up-market, but informal style, open-air seafood restaurant is the perfect venue. You can join us for a leisure lunch or dinner, office parties, birthday parties, conferences or your dream wedding. We are weather-friendly, protected from the wind and rain - with half of the area covered with a permanent roof and the rest with a Bedouin tent. We also have Big fireplaces for the colder days.

Your wedding

With the beautiful sea view, the long stretch of pristine beach, good seafood and relaxed atmosphere -yours will be an unforgettable day!

Have the perfect venue (up-market, informal style restaurant) or your dream wedding. From the beach, a few wooden steps lead up to our beautiful wooden deck with wooden tables and benches. Half of the venue is covered with a permanent roof; the other half is covered by a beige Bedouin tent, whilst a wall at the back protects us from the winds. You can get married on the beach or on the deck.

 

Published in Beach
Tuesday, 07 December 2010 12:00

Clouds Estate

Clouds Estate wedding venue

Clouds offers either a beautiful outdoor wedding ceremony site situated next to a classical fountain with a breathtaking mountain backdrop or a romantic, stone floor domed ceiling chapel. The Pavilion, with its arched windows and semi open spaces provides a serene garden room atmosphere as a reception space. The overhead Piazza offers the best vantage position over the uninterrupted mountain and Franschhoek valley views, and is ideal for pre-drinks or an open-air ceremony.Our four cottages consist of Double Bedroom, Full Bathroom, Separate Toilet, Lounge with Air-Conditioning, Fireplace, Satellite TV, French Doors to Patio, Fully Fitted Kitchenette. Each cottage has its own private, covered patio with BBQ facility and magnificent views and access to the dedicated swimming pool.

Your honeymoon

The luxury Mediterranean style Bed & Breakfast Country House features five beautifully appointed spacious bedrooms, all with full en-suite bathrooms and large covered verandahs. Furniture was carefully selected and painted or color-washed to match the style of the Villa.

 

Published in Western Cape
Tuesday, 07 December 2010 11:35

Nooitgedacht

 

Nooitgedacht has become one of the most sought after venues in the winelands for weddings and private or corporate functions.  Our impressive estate is exclusively at the cliënt and their guests disposal and with our professional and personal approach we ensure that you as the cliënt have the chance to work together with our chefs Liesel and Wilna in tayloring your function to perfection. Our service extends beyond the hiring of our traditional venue, but also in providing world class cuisine and exquisite accommodation. The original cellar and function area dates back to 1774 and can accomodate large receptions, yeat remains personal enough for smaller or medium sized functions.

Your wedding

The Bridal suite in the  manor House is decorated in original furniture and objects de art, each piece an antique dating back to the late eighteen hundreds.Here, the wedding couple and their entourage can peacefully prepare for the ceremony while guests gather in the period gardens. The smaller wine cellar (faunum) provides a cool, captivating setting for wedding ceremonies, where all eyes are on the bridal couple as they share their lifelong vows. The large cellar, with its rustic atmosphere, is used for the function area and can be tastefully decorated to add individual personality to the occasion. The farm is located 4km outside Stellenbosch on the R304, also known as the Koelenhof Road, which leads to the N1 highway. Menus and service details are tailored to suite your personal needs. Visits to the farm beforehand are encouraged to ensure the venues meet with function requirements (please note that site inspections are only allowed between 10am & 1pm on a Friday or Saturday). A healthy, vibrant energy emanates from the kitchen run by chefs Liesel Wirth and Wilna van der Westhuizen. Refreshingly crisp and invigorating menus are set to compliment the theme of the day, ensuring a unique culinary experience.Three double suites now complete the facilities, providing luxury accommodation for selected guests to spend the night after the function or tourists visiting Stellenbosch.

 

Published in Western Cape
Monday, 06 December 2010 13:22

Little Bush Private Lodge

 

Little Bush Private Lodge is situated at the foot of the majestic Drakensburg Mountain Range in the Limpopo province of South Africa. LittleBush lodge is situated in typical a South African Bushveld ecosystem. Various wildlife can be seen during your stay with the sound of lion roars accompanying you while dining at our restaurant or relaxing under the African night sky. The lodge is a bird watchers paradise with nine of the ten kingfisher species viewable on the premises. Our bushveld styled accommodation units are thus also aptly named after these kingfisher species. Please feel free to browse our website which we've packed with various resources that will make your holiday planning that much more thorough.

There are numerous indigenous fauna and flora on the property. The Fauna include: the Cape Red Duiker, the Grey Duiker, Bushbuck, Porcupine, Warthogs as well as five types of the seven known Kingfishers. The Flora include; the Marula, the Brown Ivory, the Zebrabark Corkwood, the White Thorn, the Impala Lilly including numerous indigenous cycads.

Your Honeymoon

We offer you bushveld accommodation which has specifically been built from materials found in the local habitat, creating a true African/bushveld milieu throughout the lodge. Everywhere you look, the design of the lodge is based on the natural forms, shapes and textures of the bushveld flora. Rooms and amenities are stylishly decorated with African art work in the form of a variety of handcrafts. While sipping a sundowner on your private deck, relaxing next to the swimming pool in the African sun or washing off the days dirt in an open air bushveld shower - every moment at our lodge will be an experience to remember! For more information regarding the specific accommodation options available, please click here.

 

Published in Western Cape
Monday, 06 December 2010 12:26

Strandkombuis

 

Situated right on the Sixteen Mile Beach, our up-market, but informal style, open-air seafood restaurant is the perfect venue. You can join us for a leisure lunch or dinner, office parties, birthday parties, conferences or your dream wedding. We are weather-friendly, protected from the wind and rain - with half of the area covered with a permanent roof and the rest with a Bedouin tent. We also have Big fireplaces for the colder days.

Your wedding

With the beautiful sea view, the long stretch of pristine beach, good seafood and relaxed atmosphere -yours will be an unforgettable day!

Have the perfect venue (up-market, informal style restaurant) or your dream wedding. From the beach, a few wooden steps lead up to our beautiful wooden deck with wooden tables and benches. Half of the venue is covered with a permanent roof; the other half is covered by a beige Bedouin tent, whilst a wall at the back protects us from the winds. You can get married on the beach or on the deck.

 

Published in Northern Cape
Monday, 06 December 2010 12:21

Villa Castollini

 

Villa Castollini is a magnificent Tuscan style luxury Guest Villa set at the top of the Western Head with a breathtaking view of the Knysna estuary by day and an enchanted wonderland of lights by night.With a sense of style, flair, extraordinary levels of service and comfort and the genuine hospitality of the hosts, Villa Castollini invites you to experience a new perspective. The Villa is just 12km from the centre of Knysna , being situated on one of the famous "Knysna Heads" and 4 km from Brenton-on-Sea beach, so if its peace and quiet in a truly luxurious atmosphere you're after, Villa Castollini should be your first choice.

It is also the ideal base from which to explore the many attractions of the Garden Route and is in close proximity to World Class Golf courses.The management, staff and our friendly resident dogs will ensure that you have a wonderful stay at the Villa.

Your wedding

At Villa Castollini you will celebrate your love in breathtakingly beautiful surroundings. For that unforgettable wedding ceremony or reception, the Villa offers complete tranquility and exclusive use of the venue.At the Villa; we have loads of experience and references to ensure your total peace of mind. We strive to take away the stress by supporting you every step of the way and providing solutions to any situation that might arise. We pride ourselves on being people friendly and easy to work with despite the pressures of organising such a special event. We always keep in mind that the journey should be fun. Our warm, competent, hospitable staff and outstanding Chef will ensure that your unique, special day will be a day to be enjoyed and cherished.

The Manager (wedding-coordinator) will be able to assist you with all the arrangements such as the minister, photographers, decorations, flowers, entertainment and of course, the bar and catering. We can accommodate up to 120 guests at the Villa for the ceremony and reception. Accommodation is in Luxury Rooms & Suites. The Honeymoon suite is complimentary with your booking for 1 night.

 

Published in Western Cape
Friday, 03 December 2010 07:12

Ocean wedding

 

Nowadays, you are able to experience your ocean theme wedding anywhere you do not have to go to the sea and have the wedding, have it anyplace you wish. Beside of a lake, in a hotel or lodge, or in a hall are great places to have an ocean theme wedding venue you will bear the atmosphere of the ocean close to you in the theme. You don't have to be at the ocean. However you can still choose an ocean or a lake as your venue.

Well, this one bears its personal appeal and has been the alternative of those who really would like to make their day as unforgettable as imaginable. The wedding venue can be simply perfect, guests on board a cruise liner with light music and an immense dance floor where couples and kids can trip the light fantastic toe. The rites would naturally remain as per the customs of the bride and the groom. It's a perfect wedding venue for a day long occasion where the guests can enjoy the sun during the day and party under moonlight later in the evening. Quite contrary to the common out-of-door wedding ceremony we are all used to. Whether you do your ocean wedding on a night or day, wedding favours will not go out of style. How about making the wedding memorable by having some promotional tote bags personalized with you and your partner's favourite song? Or favourite quote perhaps.

Wedding invitees can bring home individualised boxes of seawater taffy, seashell decorates, or one of any amount of available ocean themed favors. For something fun, different and memorable, fill small pails with gummy sea creatures, wrapped in blue or green cellophane, and tagged with a note that says something like “With Oceans of Thanks for Sharing Our Special Day”. You are able to even get flip flops imprinted with a message from the recently married couple remembering the day.

 

Published in Articles
Friday, 03 December 2010 07:03

Romantic wedding

 

An adorable, loving wedding theme can be animated by the aesthetic and elegant philanders. Choose wedding invitations with brilliant and imperial philanders as a wedding theme on the card. Your bridal gown can bear stitched applique philanders, along with the maids of honour apparels with smaller philanders stitched on their sleeves, neckline or hem. As for the table ornament, you could lay swimming philander wax lights as your wedding centrepiece and keep precious philander name card holders on each table. You can also give philander- shaped cookies, blowing wax lights and philander sugar-coats as a wedding favor. Even your marriage ceremony cake can be configured accordingly with beautiful philander medallion over it. You are able to construe with all-white or spirited, colour scheme for your philander theme, all you need to do is play around with the idea and think how to make it appear incomparable.

A want to feel your spouse afresh is the centre of the romance wedding theme. Since Romance wedding theme is discovery and pleasure in new experience, you can’t deliver romance on individual about whom you think, you know a hundred per cent. Never mind how "old shoe" your spouse may be to you, tame discovery, whenever romance wedding theme is your design. Consider your partner as a dynamic individual, someone about whom you must reach no final conclusions, nor harbour whatsoever undisputed assumptions. As an alternative, assume a mental attitude that says, I am willing to learn about you and from you. I am willing for you to be my new experience. Asking your partner new questions will help. Imagine that you are meeting this person for the first time. Ask the questions that will reveal him or her in the most interesting light possible.

 

Published in Articles
Friday, 03 December 2010 06:51

Seaside wedding

 

A beach marriage ceremony merits beach wedding favors. The thought of bearing a beach wedding idea must be demonstrated by your marriage ceremony stuff, wedding reception provides to your wedding outfit. As a whole, the good choice of wedding souvenir should either reflect your lifestyle, profession, or hobby. For instance, whenever both of you are affectionate about scuba diving, you’ll be able to let in to your favors, miniature treasure boxes or kissing-dolphins figurines. Beach weddings offer an intelligent yet graceful answer to the expense and headache normally associated with a traditional wedding. Typically, a beach wedding is easier to plan, cheaper to pay for and a whole lot more fun - for everyone - including the guests! There are some 'special issues' though that must be considered when planning a beach wedding.

Additional add-ons you might let in to your favors are marine or carapaces. There are wax lights that are moulded to mime strange carapaces and additional ocean animals. You are able to see those subaquatic replications on key chains and picture chastises. Whenever you would like to distribute edible treats, therefore consider chocolates or sugar-coats enclosed in exceptional enfolding paper with seaside-themed inventions and prints.

Candles and sops can do a lot of mimicking, like there is available soap and candle favors that look like mini aquarium of fishes and shells. Or, if you want to go directly to simple favors, yet are effective for a beach wedding, consider seaside votive candles. Using tea light holders, you can create beach candle tokens that are partly filled with beach sand. You can also take in wax lights that are punctuated with seashells.

Additional tokens that can resemble marine animals include attracters. Magnets are to a lesser extent costly token ideas, consummate whenever you are on a tight budget. Nevertheless, you really would like to impress your invitees, then consider sand palace wax lantern. This fantabulous favor theme can as well broadcast an attractive and intimate sea air fragrance.

Coasters are making an accelerative fame so far. For your beach marriage ceremony, pick out shell and sea star opaque glass coasters to magic spell your invitees. There are additional sandy blueprints that coasters may have like the ever popular coconut tree and multi-coloured umbrellas. Bar accessories like bottle openers and wine stoppers can also be embellished with elegant starfish or chrome seashells.

 

Published in Articles
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