Precious Tumisho Mazibuko is also known as Precious the Planner. She is the founder of Precious Celebrations, a top South African event planning and design agency. Precious is recognised amongst the top wedding and event planners, well known for her personalised and flawless celebrations.
To celebrate Tourism Month, which seeks to promote domestic tourism and create a travel culture amongst South Africans, hippo.co.za caught up with Precious the Planner as she shared her top four wedding destinations in South Africa.
Thaba Eco Hotel has been named one of the most "romantic hotels" in Johannesburg by TripAdvisor. This hotel is located in the 'Green Heart' of Jozi, and nestled in the Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve just off the N12 Highway. It offers a peaceful setting in contemporary eco-style to make your special day unforgettable. Thaba Eco Hotel has a lovely onsite church with beautiful outdoor designs, for a setting that is perfect for your sacred wedding vows.
"South Africa's first-choice wedding venue", as described on their website, Hartford House is situated in Summerhill Stud in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands Meander. This location is perfect if you are looking for a romantic hideaway. Hartford House is a reminder that there is more to luxury than chocolates on a pillow. This amazing venue makes you realise that luxury is not the destination, it is just the journey.
The MolenVliet Vineyards are the perfect place for a traditional vineyard experience in the Western Cape. The venue overlooks the Stellenbosch Mountains and is conveniently situated next to the Dwarsrivier, which flows throughout the hosting estate. Your wedding is a special once-only occasion so you want nothing but the best, and MolenVliet Vineyards prides itself in hosting only one wedding at a time for that extra exclusivity and privacy your day deserves.
Another option for a Midlands wedding is Brahman Hills, located at Old Curry's Post Road, Mount West, Kwa-Zulu Natal. This location offers on-site accommodation and you get a choice of stunning reception venues. They offer three packages to choose from: the Valley View, Lake House package, or mix and match with the Build Your Own Package offering.