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It’s time to dust off the wedding cobwebs and head to Plett

Published: August 31st, 2021
It’s time to dust off the wedding cobwebs and head to Plett

After months under covers – it’s time to dust off the wedding cobwebs and head to the Garden Route town of Plettenberg Bay where unique and stylish ceremonies are celebrated.

Big Day Event recently dusted the cobwebs off a few of Plett's more established wedding service providers in anticipation of the wedding industry getting back on its feet. Get excited, get ready and get organised and start investigating the perfect destination for your perfect day.

Our beautiful bride-to-be Layla pampered herself at the stunningly refurbished Bella Balance (formerly known as The Baroness), located within the Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve where she was to become the perfect ...more


Plett hosts arguably the World’s Best Fashion Wedding in 2019

Published: June 24th, 2021
Plett hosts arguably the World’s Best Fashion Wedding in 2019 Plettenberg Bay hosted what may very well be the World’s Best Fashion Wedding in 2019 – a memorable and unique day for Junebug Weddings, the bride and groom, the wedding party and Emily Moon River Lodge. A special event shared with Plett Tourism by Andrea Jane Holmes EMMANUEL AND ASHELIGH’S WEDDING

Emily and Harry’s great African romance touches the hearts of all who visit Emily Moon River Lodge. Their love was forged in the heart and wildness of our great continent and continues today on the banks of the Bitou River over every glass of red wine shared under starry skies, and in every heartwarming toast and “I do”.

As ...more


Celebrate your wedding Plett-style

Published: April 27th, 2021
Celebrate your wedding Plett-style With so many incredible options to host a stylish wedding in Plett, we decided to share a classic romantic celebration with all the colourful trimmings that will make your day memorable.

Personalising your flowers adds a beautiful touch on your special day. Flowers are a unique way to add personality and can signify something truly special.

The language of flowers has been around for centuries. They are often used to express emotions when words often fail. Today, florists create bouquets and centerpieces with flowers that have significant meanings. While flowers with a love connection, like roses, are very popular, there are many other meaningful traits to consider – like new beginnings ...more


A whimsical wedding at Zolewa takes the cake

Published: March 15th, 2021
A whimsical wedding at Zolewa takes the cake A whimsical wedding at Zolewa in Plettenberg Bay takes the cake

If you are looking for a little bit of old, a little bit of new, a little bit of blue and a little bit of borrowed in your wedding venue – Zolewa in Plett may be your perfect fit.

THE VENUE

Zolewa means EVERY WHERE SHE GOES STORMS WILL CALM. True to their word, the magic of the beautifully appointed Zolewa venue, was inspiring and evoked a sense of calmness during this stunning shoot – not even the rain could cause a stir during our time there.

Zolewa hosts all types of celebrations, from intimate tea parties, luncheons, to beautiful wedding celebrations. In addition to its eclectic venue, they ...more


Small, intimate weddings on-trend in Plett

Published: February 16th, 2021
Small, intimate weddings on-trend in Plett Small and intimate weddings are on-trend in Plettenberg Bay "The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul." - Wyland

Small and intimate weddings are now the new norm, and particularly in Plett. We photographed this inspiration session at Grit and Grace, this shoot captures unique spaces that can be used for intimate celebrations.

Plett has an abundance of talented service providers, a shoot is a perfect opportunity to collaborate and showcase Plett’s talent.

We loved the natural beauty of the Grit and Grace venue, a gorgeous blend of rustic and romantic elements.

Our beautiful model bride, Marita Gerber, ...more


Plett nominated as a premier wedding destination

Published: March 3rd, 2020
Plett nominated as a premier wedding destination Plettenberg Bay nominated as a premier wedding destination 

LUXlife Magazine has nominated destination Plettenberg Bay for the 2020 Global Wedding Awards. The award celebrates companies, individuals and enterprises behind individual venues and destinations that celebrate the union of others.

This is the fourth year that LUXlife has hosted the awards that aim to seek out the crème de la crème of every aspect of the wedding industry, from stationary designers, to wedding planners, from wedding dress designers to kids’ entertainers to differentiate in a competitive, global industry as old as time.

The wedding industry is big business in Plett. It’s filled with dedicated ...more