Explore the best beach wedding venues in Cape Town and the Western Cape. Here is our selection of the top beach wedding venues in Cape Town, recommended by wedding professionals and real couples. Click on the Request Quotes button below to request a quote from all the venues listed here, or contact them individually.
Cape Town’s fav, Grand Africa Café & Beach embraces a free-spirited beach café culture, nestled poignantly on the sea-front shoreline and flaunting her majestic views of the mighty Atlantic and Robben Island. With iconic style and playful luxury, Grand captures the quintessential charm and colloquial effervescence of the bustling city vibe while offering a quaint and relaxing escape, ‘a world away’ in the heart of Cape Town’s social mile.
With a choice of five bars, ocean-view decks, nine private function venue areas, and on-beach dining, you’re sure to find the perfect spot to capture that unforgettable magic, that is simply Grand. Click here to see more.
This is one of Cape Town’s hottest beachside cafés and for good reason. Firstly, it is set in a prime location- Granger Bay- and is framed by the ocean on one side and the majestic Cape town stadium on the other side. It is within walking distance from the V&A Waterfront. Set on golden beach sand, the Grand offers indoor and outdoor dining with space for many people at a time. Besides being an awesome eating and drinking spot it has hosted summer concerts which have proved very popular. The food is exquisite, fresh, fragrant and mouth-wateringly good. The menu is expensive, but the quality of the food and generous portions offset the costs. Of course the service is excellent. – Gill A
There are very few wedding or honeymoon destinations that are as exclusive and private as Tintswalo Atlantic. Renowned as one of Cape Town’s most precious hidden gems, the intimate 5-star boutique lodge is positioned on a pebbled beach at the foot of famous Chapman’s Peak within the Table Mountain National Park.
A variety of wedding packages are offered, ranging from custom-made small, intimate weddings, to grand Tintswalo Atlantic 2-day or 3-day Destination Weddings catering for up to 100 seated guests. Cocktail parties may host up to 120 guests, spilling out onto expansive wooden decks where waves crash at your feet. In cooler weather, the setting is equally dramatic, as celebrations move indoors where, warmed by cosy wood-burning fireplaces, sit-down weddings cater for up to 70 guests and cocktail parties for up to 90 guests. Tintswalo Atlantic is a gourmet destination of note with a wine cellar offering the Cape’s finest vintages. Sourcing local and sustainable ingredients is key to the cuisine that features fresh seafood, vegetarian and ethically sourced game and meat dishes.
Life’s better with your feet in the sand. Isn’t it quite grand to dine by the sea with your feet in the sand? Our elegant nephew Grand Africa Lookout Beach has opened its doors in a unique location right on the beach in Plett. In a trendy and sophisticated ambiance, you may very well be at our Grand Beach in Cape Town, sip on a glass of wine, lay back, and be grand. Click here to see more.
Amazing food to die for… Our waitress is one of the best I’ve ever come across over my 27 years of restaurant experience. Amazing, friendly made us feel like family so warm and welcoming. Thank you Kuhle Saleni for one of the most memorable experiences. You will be an amazing memory of our family’s memorable experience truly a Jewel hidden away in Grand. – Anja Middleton
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Choosing a Beach Wedding Venue
Explore the top beach wedding venues in the Western Cape. Click on the REQUEST QUOTES button to send an enquiry email to all the venues or click on their image to send a single enquiry.
Couples travel from all around the world to get married in Cape Town and experience the beauty, the extraordinary pleasant weather and the diversity it has to offer.
Two of the most popular wedding venue settings in the Western Cape are wine estates and near the ocean. There truly is a perfect venue for every couple. Just make sure to book your venue at least a year in advance, especially if you plan to have your wedding during the summer months (September to March) or on a popular long weekend. Consider having a weekday wedding in a less popular month to avoid peak season prices.
Once you have chosen a breathtaking venue it will be much easier to turn it into your envisioned perfect day. But there will be restrictions that will nudge your decision towards the right place.
What is the capacity of the venue?
Are they available on your preferred date?
How far would your guests need to travel?
Is there accommodation nearby?
Is there a Plan B in case of cold/rainy weather?
Most venues offer different wedding packages so keep an eye out for them to see what is included. Make sure you understand the fine print and the after-hour charges. Open and clear communication between you and the venue management team is crucial to ensure both parties understand requirements and preferences.
We wish you all the best with your venue search and we hope you find your dream venue in our lists! Read our TopTips article about planning a beach wedding. In this article you will find details about: legal requirements, costs, when it is best to plan a beach wedding.