A unique, rustic yet elegant venue!

Welcome to ‘The Venue’ on our farm! Bordering the Umkomaas River and overlooking the warm Indian Ocean, let the simple beauty and warm climate of the Natal South Coast, set the tone for your special function. Ideal for weddings, special birthday celebrations, trendy ‘pop-up’ restaurants or acorporate function like no other.



A family’s farm barn like no other!

Located on the Fontana’s farm, the family transformed their barn into a rustic, yet elegant wedding venue. Sliding wooden barn doors, cement bag-washed walls and a high ceiling, emits the rustic character that will form a lasting impression. The farm offers an infinity of priceless photo settings near the natural dams, alongside the river bank, in the forest or simply on the hills overlooking the ocean. The emphasis is on creating a personalised and memorable setting for your function.



We’ll assist in creating , planning & executing your vision!

Whether you require assistance in planning your event from start to finish, or are simply looking for exclusive, professional on–the-day co-ordination, Mara Fontana is able to assist in creating, planning and executing your vision with unique décor ideas and personalised special touches within your given budget. The Venue is suited to accommodate a small or a large function and can hold up to 200 seated guests with ample dance floor space!



Step into our world of peace & serenity!

Set on our picturesque farm estate with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, our luxurious, spacious, yet homely, self catering apartments and houses are fully equipped and serviced for the Bride and Groom, families and friends of the wedding or business colleagues for that corporate breakaway! Leave it to us … We’ll ensure your stay is everything you imagined it would be.