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If it’s the unique combination of luxury and location that you find absolutely alluring, One&Only Cape Town, South Africa may be the ideal selection for your exotic nuptials! Situated beautifully and boldly along the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with celebrated vistas of Table Mountain, One&Only Cape Town’s location is absolutely enviable. With varied suite environments and styles evoking contemporary elegance and cultural tones and patterns, a two-floor Penthouse Suite (The One), acclaimed spa and boasting of two of the city’s top restaurants, there is something for everyone- and every bride!- at the One&Only Cape Town.
Whether you want an intimate soiree or an elegant ballroom fête, the One&Only can accommodate every desire and turn any dream into reality! Have your first kiss as man and wife under the velvety star-studded sky arcing over the island pool terrace, or make use of the sumptuous ballroom with adjoining open-air space for an evening of decadence and dancing. The venue even boasts a yacht and private cruises for more intimate groups and affairs. Celebrated in-house Wedding Consultant, Adele Bennett, meets with brides and collaborates with vendors to provide a seamless affair at the One&Only Cape Town that will come off without a hitch.
Having arranged and organized over 2000 weddings, Adele Bennett knows precisely how to add that extra little flair to any event to take it from successful to unforgettable. She has a select group of professionals and experts that have been handpicked to provide One&Only Cape Town brides with the ultimate in luxury and service. Executive Chef, Roberto de Carvalho, comes alongside Adele Bennett to create standout cuisine that is in keeping with the decadence of the decor, so that every aspect of your event, from the tiniest hors d’oeuvres to the sweeping table spreads, to the cascading floral accents align in wedding selection perfection. And, if there happens to be a single element out of alignment, you can rest assured that Adele and her expert team will come up with the perfect solution, without marring the serenity of the day. After countless events, Adele has seen it all and knows just which strings to pull to keep everything running smoothly so you can relax and enjoy every moment of bridal bliss.
Every bride will want to know that she can prepare in serenity and comfort for her nuptials at the One&Only Spa Cape Town. Luxurious treatments and therapies form the core of the spa’s offerings, from body wraps utilizing detoxifying Algae, Oshadi or revitalizing Marine Mud, to stimulating and cleansing massage therapies, facials and countless other enjoyments. The thermal suites include saunas, steam rooms, a vitality pool and ice fountain. The Fitness Centre is nearby as well, offering holistic activities and classes.
Special bridal packages geared towards the most vital members of the bridal party are available as well! Packages are able to be tailored to personal needs and whims, and there is even an option for intensive ESPA facials and Body Glow Salt in Oil Exfoliations. The ‘All Maid Up – Body and Sole’ package is the perfect selection for your attendants, comprised of a One&Only Body Massage, Bastien Gonzalez Pedicure and French Colour Touch. Additionally, there is a special offering for the Mother of the Bride, which, in addition to other elements, includes a LIFESTAGE Facial, so she’s sure to feel her best on her daughter’s important day!
Brides can choose from several options, including the Bridal Bliss and ‘Prenup’ Treatments. The ‘Prenup’ treatments involve six luxurious courses of preparation leading up to the Wedding, for both Him and Her. One&Only Body Scrubs, ESPA Bespoke Facials and Massages, Anti-cellulite Hip and Thigh Treatment Massages (get excited, girls!!), and custom-designed Training Sessions are included for Her. He’ll receive deep muscle relieving massages, ESPA Age Rebel Facials and other options to keep him feeling fresh and stress-free, so the only thing on his mind will be you. One&Only Cape Town leaves absolutely no reason every bride (and her faithful entourage!) shouldn’t be absolutely glimmering on the big day!
Whether enjoying cocktails on your own private balcony as the sun sets or taking an exhilarating cruise and then a refreshing dip in the pool, you are bound to experience the serenity, luxury and stress-free aura that surrounds One&Only Cape Town, even in the midst of what can sometimes be Wedding Day (and wedding preparation!) chaos. Let the honed and expert team of consultants and planners with Adele Bennett at the helm whisk away your wedding day woes and leave you in the refreshing hands of the One&Only Cape Town’s reassuring staff and spa specialists.
For the experience of a lifetime and a beautifully tranquil start to your new life together as man and wife, it’s apparent why One&Only Cape Town is the venue that dreams are made of! Location, luxury, leisure…. One&Only Cape Town has everything you need for a sumptuous and stress-free experience that will leave you with lovely memories upon which to build your lifetime together.