Getting married in Mpumalanga offers brides and grooms many exciting options to start their happily ever after. Couples from all over the globe visit Mpumalanga every year to get married in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Who would say no to having the Big Five in your wedding photos or endless green mountains? This is a great way to make your wedding, the wedding of the century.
Getting married on an African farm
Mpumalanga farms have a definite romantic element that makes them the perfect wedding venue. Some of the best wedding photos have been taken on these type of farms as the sun is setting and the newlywed couple stares fondly at one another. Farm animals always seem to make their entrance at the perfect time and gives the element of surprise and wonder. One such a venue is the Cabbage and Rose Country Venue outside Middelburg. The estate offers wetlands, various farm animals such as horses and cows, a garden house (chapel) with a waterfall and beautiful terraces. Depending on the season, fireplaces can be utilized to set the mood in the beautifully wooden decorated wedding venue. A glass conservatory will add a touch of elegance to any party. The interior of Cabbage and Rose is truly unique as it features handcrafted tables and exposed beams with chandeliers. The venue is also wheelchair friendly.
Plenty of fish out there
Mpumalanga is a popular fishing destination and is well known for its exquisite bass and trout. Saying “I do” whilst looking over a beautiful lake and surrounding, lush fauna will be very memorable. Dullstroom is a very popular destination where one will find plenty of outstanding venues to get married at. The sleepy town is surrounded by breathtaking mountains and has all the beautiful features that make such a small town unique. Wedding guests can enjoy surrounding tourism attractions such as the Kruger National Park and even have a nice picnic in nature. Stonecutters is a favourite amongst locals and will be at your back and call on your special day.
When visiting Mpumalanga, you will find some of the best game lodges in the world that offer luxurious accommodation and first-class service and food. Not to mention the thrill of spotting the Big Five whilst on an epic game drive. The bushveld is mesmerizing and is the first choice for many couples’ wedding day. These lodges are fully equipped to deal with any and all requests a couple may have. They come with full catering services, a spa, private pools, photography services, accommodation, game drives, a minister and unique African entertainment such as Shangaan or gumboot dancers and local Marimba bands. Be prepared to welcome unexpected guests like a fish eagle flying overhead or a herd of elephants passing by. There are many fantastic game lodges in Mpumalanga, one such is Singita near the Kruger National Park and Ekukhanyeni situated near Nelspruit.
Get married in scenic Mpumalanga.
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