Wedding & Function Venue, nestled in the secluded Kromdraai valley, built on a 50 hectare estate, lies our beautiful and exclusive venue in one of South Africaís well known world heritage sites. The river meanders under big old trees and majestic cliffs form the backdrop of the beautifully landscaped gardens. Makitiís first venue the Ballroom venue was built in 1996, followed by the Sunset Venue, which was built in 2003 and our latest addition to exclusive venues the Ennyani venue was built in 2010.
One of our most appreciated promises has always been the exclusivity our clients have to their venue. Each venue consists of its own romantic bridal suite, unique chapel, spacious function room, beautifully landscaped and well maintained gardens, and private parking area. Our charming chapels can seat up to 220 guests and our venues can seat up to 450 guests, we can also incorporate the verandah area for bigger functions. We also cater for small and intimate functions as well as bigger functions. Our Bridal suites are available for our brides to get dressed and the couple is welcome to sleep the night, breakfast included. We have overnight facilities on the estate where your guests can stay over on the night of the wedding or function. During the photo session the guests are invited to have a pre-arranged welcome drink in the beautiful garden.
At Makiti we understand how precious your wedding day is. How, everything from the setting to the service and the food, needs to be faultless and how each wedding or function needs to be approached as being entirely unique. Our main aim is to be involved with as much as possible, in order to relieve you from the stress normally related with organizing your big day. We use all our experience to your advantage.
Our venues are equipped with their own PA systems. We have our own experienced DJís with whom our clients discuss their music requirements. Our Wedding planner will assist you in the planning of your wedding day and will discuss every little detail of your special day with you. Our experienced Coordinators will make sure that everything on your wedding day is taken care of and will make sure that your wedding day will be perfect. We have an in-house florist, with whom you may discuss all your flower requirements. You may use your own florist as well.
One of the things that we do get a lot of compliments on is our food. This is one of the first things that your guests will talk about and remember. The contents of our menus and the style of presenting can be designed around different likes, traditions and nationalities. We have very high standards and use only the best quality products. We have a big variety of menus to choose from. Our starters are plated and served to the guest tables, and the main course is served in our inter-linked buffet area, or should the couple prefer, we can serve a plated menu.
We also do conferences, Matric farewells, small and intimate weddings and functions, celebrations, birthday parties, breakfast weddings, and many more.