At Makiti our main aim is to be involved as much as possible, in order to relieve you of the stress normally related with organizing your special day. By being in control of everything we can guarantee success. Peace of mind is priceless. You will have a final arrangement meeting with our Events Planner who will discuss every little detail of your wedding and will use her experience to your advantage. Your personal Function Coordinator will ensure that all is done as planned and will be at your side until the end of your function. Our DJ's are very experienced. The couple will discuss all their music requirements with him prior to the wedding. Our Bar managers will make sure that the bar is operated as per your instructions.
The charming and romantic thatched chapel seat more than 200 guests and is fully equipped with a PA system that ensures that the message and the music is heard by all. The ringing of the church bell announces the bride’s entrance into the chapel, this big moment is very important to our brides.
The Sunset chapel seat more than 200 guests and is fully equipped with a PA system that ensures that the message and the music is heard by all. The ringing of the church bell announces the bride’s entrance into the chapel, this big moment is very important to our brides.
The Ennyani chapel is beautifully draped with soft drapes hanging from the thatched roof and seats from 40 guests up to 80 guests. The chapel is fully equipped with a PA system that ensures that the message and the music is heard by all. The ringing of the church bell announces the bride’s entrance into the chapel, this big moment is very important to our brides.
Nestled in the secluded Kromdraai valley, built on a 50 hectare estate, lies our beautiful and exclusive venue in one of South Africa’s well known world heritage sites. The river meanders under big old trees and majestic cliffs that form the backdrop of our beautifully landscaped gardens. Makiti’s first venue was the Ballroom venue which was built in 1996, followed by the Sunset Venue, which was built in 2003 and our latest addition to our exclusive venues is the Ennyani venue which 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 in on the morning of their wedding and the couple are then welcome to sleep the night in the honeymoon suite, 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 DJ’s 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.
Our venue is also equipped with heavy duty Generators in case of power failures.
We also do conferences, Matric farewells, small and intimate weddings and functions, celebrations, birthday parties, breakfast weddings, and many more.