Palala Boutique Game Lodge & Spa has perfected every nuance to make your wedding day undeniably and utterly unforgettable. The magical allure of Palala presents the ultimate bush wedding venue and is irresistible to those who appreciate exclusivity, fine fare, romance and adventure. Glorious, opulent safari weddings are a forte at Palala, from grand receptions to the intimacy of family affairs. The Chapel promises to enchant your guests as its charm and allure are beyond compare. The large baobab tree framed at the front of the chapel makes for a picture-perfect feature and allows for amazing photo opportunities. Our wedding venues, which are magnificently decorated, are each unique in their own way, making your wedding a one of a kind event. Attention to detail and precise planning will make this day stress-free and most enjoyable and our expert function coordinator will help you plan every detail of your special day and advise you along the way. Wedding couples will favour the complimentary and uniquely decorated honeymoon suite as it is a haven of sophistication and luxury. It presents magnificent 180 degree bush views, a private lounge area, guest toilet and the marble bathroom is grand, spacious and adorned with a free-standing spa bath, glass shower and twin basins.

At this luxury bush wedding venue we will create the most beautiful memories for you on your dream day.

The Wedding Ceremony

The spectacular and commanding chapel tends to captivate and charm all who cross the threshold. With its high ceilings and large windows, it promises to fascinate and enchant your wedding guests and will most likely take their breaths away. The solid ornate wooden doors, detailed decor, dark wooden exposed trusses and the calming atmosphere create the perfect sanctuary where bridal couples pledge their marriage vows. Imagine yourself walking down the impressive isle adorned with candles and smiling faces towards the unique and distinct attraction of this venue, the large baobab tree framed at the front of the chapel. The chapel makes for unforgettable memories and stunning photographs of bridal couples and wedding guests alike. The chapel can accommodate 160 guests and is equipped with a podium, microphone and sound equipment.

Cocktails and canapés

Once the ceremony has been concluded, guests are invited to retreat to the spectacular island which nestles in the striking waterway in front of the lodge. Whilst the bride and groom slip away to capture their special moment on film, guests are indulged to refreshing cocktails, appetising canapés and exquisite surroundings. This hip and trendy location, decorated with comfortable couches and cocktail tables allow guests the freedom to mingle and interact at the water’s edge as the sun slowly slips away behind the horizon. The distinctive cry of the fish-eagle promises to augment the memories of all in attendance.

The Reception

Our venues offer elegant and sophisticated alternatives to ensure every wedding is a – one of a kind – affair. Our events co-ordinators are professional and experienced and at your disposal to advise you on every aspect of your very special day. Our luxurious Tree of Life Ballroom is decorated in a neutral palette, offering brides an abundance of possibilities when selecting colour schemes and themes for their big day. The ceiling is adorned with mirrors and crystal chandeliers transforming this venue into a magical and romantic haven. The retractable doors open up onto the adjacent deck to merge this dramatic venue with the spectacular bush views, making you feel at one with nature. Our capacity in the Tree of Life Ballroom for a sit-down dinner is 80 guests and a further 60 guests can be accommodated on our terrace. The wide veranda in front of the lodge creates a remarkable alfresco venue that can seat up to 120 guests. The spectacular, colourful allure of the sunset over the waterway will transport your reception to a magical fairyland under the starry skies found overhead. We pride ourselves on the superior quality of our facility and the accoutrements we offer. Therefore, included in your venue hire you will find white or black table linen, upmarket stainless steel cutlery, exclusive sparkling glassware, a state-of-the art sound system as well as data projector and screen.

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