Twelve Apostles Hotel wedding

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is the perfect venue for a large or intimate wedding, famous for its scenic location between Camps Bay and Hout Bay, in Cape Town, South Africa.

The uniquely and ideally located Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is situated minutes from the Waterfront, City center, and the finest beaches of Cape Town and romantically nestled between the grand Twelve Apostles Mountain range and the staggering Atlantic Ocean. The breathtaking venues, whether outdoors on the terraces, or indoors; are perfect for intimate weddings and for making dreams come true.

This intimate hotel lives up to its stunning location, with exceptional standards of service and relaxed Cape hospitality; providing the perfect venue for an intimate wedding ceremony.

The hotel has a multitude of facilities from mountain picnic trails with hammocks strung surreptitiously on the trails; for guests to enjoy their environment in complete relaxation; live entertainment in the Leopard Room Bar and Lounge; 16-seater cinema and a fully-equipped wellness center for your indulgence. A gorgeous escape for both wedding and honeymoon.

Please note wedding package rates do not include accommodation which must be in a luxury room category or higher, and we will find you the best price available at 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa; once we have your dates and number of people. This is due to the hotel using the best available rates so fluctuate according to demand.

Cape Town Wedding General Information


Ceremony: The Fynbos garden with Gazebo is available for intimate ceremonies – see info below.
Pre-reception: Guests can enjoy cocktails and canapés in the Fynbos garden – the perfect backdrop for group photos

Ceremonies are under a gazebo in the indigenous Fynbos Garden; where couples exchange vows amidst uninterrupted views of the glistening ocean and a magical mountain backdrop. This enchanting setting accommodates up to eighty guests; offering the perfect space for pre-reception drinks. The venue sets the scene for photo opportunities to capture the spirit of this special day; in order to create the perfect wedding album.

Should the weather conditions not be suitable; the ceremony will be at the Atlantic Terrace Marquee; with guests witnessing the exchanging of the vows from their seating at tables. Alternatively, the ceremony can take place in the Lion’s Head Room or Milkwood Rooms (subject to availability). To guarantee an alternate venue for the ceremony; the Lion’s Head Room is the perfect alternative and is available at an additional fee in summer. It is provided complimentary in winter.


The bride and groom may celebrate with a stylish reception at the Atlantic Terrace Marquee; the ideal venue for a dazzling wedding, catering for up to 80 guests. This impressive semi-permanent space offers unsurpassed sea views; thanks to its open marquee, inviting glorious sunsets to spill directly into the main seating area. The all-white, neutral palette allows brides to add their own personal stamp. On-trend with the best weddings in the world; exciting options include details such as ‘smoked sorbet service’ for the bridal couple; who would like to surprise their guests with an even more exciting dining experience.

After Party:
The Lions Head Room is available to those who wish to extend their wedding festivities with an “after-party celebration”

Venue hire is at an additional cost for the reception or after party. This will be based on the number of people attending / staying at the hotel.

Twelve Apostles, Cape Town wedding
Twelve Apostles, Cape Town wedding


We have 2 different wedding packages available and obviously, these can be tailor-made for your special day, namely the Destination Wedding Package for 2 – 16 guests available during the week only or the Standard Wedding Package for suitable for 25 – 80 guests any day of the week.

1. Destination Wedding Package

Celebrate Your Special Day in Unsurpassed Luxury
Rate Per Couple: R13 750 in 2021 (minimum 2-night stay).

Destination Wedding Package Inclusions

The wedding takes place in the beautiful Table Mountain Fynbos Garden behind the hotel (weather permitting)
Draping of the wedding gazebo with tulle
Seasonal flowers for the bride and a buttonhole for the groom
Initial meeting with the dedicated Wedding co-ordinator who handles the finer details
Wedding cake designed by our talented pastry chef for 6 people
A romantic rose petal turndown on your wedding night
A set of embroidered towels s a gift from the hotel
The hotel’s minister handles all the marriage documents (the bridal couple deals directly with the minister)
Initial interview with the minister, all legal arrangements, and certificate of marriage
The day after, a time to relax: a morning in bed with a choice of DVD’s

Destination wedding package terms and conditions:

The destination wedding package is a mid-week package, available from Monday to Thursday. Block out dates apply including the full month of February.
Suitable for 2 – 16 guests.
Quoted in South African Rand and inclusive of 15% VAT
Subject to change without prior notice.

Should the bridal couple originate from countries aligned with The Hague Convention (and not part of the British Common Wealth); they may require an “Apostille” stamped marriage certificate. This will require additional services and documentation from the minister; resulting in an additional charge in the region of R 2 000.

2. Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa Standard Wedding Package

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa’s magnificent setting is suitable for a range of wedding options; from morning teas and celebratory lunches to grand dinners or after parties; overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. A dedicated Wedding Coordinator is on hand to organize your big day and to ensure the perfect wedding experience. From flowers to entertainment and customized menus; she will assist the bridal couple with planning even the smallest detail; as a complimentary service offered by the hotel.

A complimentary wedding night’s accommodation at 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa for the bridal couple. The stay includes a romantic rose petal turndown, a set of embroidered towels with your new initials to take home; as a gift from the hotel, a bottle of personalized Bouchard Finlayson white wine, and also; a complimentary 3-course dinner in the Azure Restaurant on the first anniversary.

The cost for the Standard Wedding Packages is based on the number of people attending your wedding. This package is suitable for 25 – 80 guests.

We will gladly assist with additional arrangements by including the supplement packages below:

PEARL supplement at a rate of R 10 850

The services of a professional photographer for 2 hours; to capture your day providing 200 – 250 perfectly edited images.
Hair and make-up artist to style the bride, in her room; on the day of the wedding (No trial included)

DIAMOND supplement at a rate of R 20 250

The above inclusions in the Pearl Wedding supplement and also:
A string duo will serenade the couple for up to 2 hours; during the ceremony and while toasting in the gardens
A 60-minute Rose quartz full-body couples massage in The Spa

Please note: All images are provided via an online gallery. No prints are included. Longer shoot times on request and should the number of guests increase above 10 people.