Located on the Fontana Family farm, the Venue Fontana is an award-winning Venue set on the pictures South Coast with magical scenery and friendly staff that are ready to welcome you to host your special day with us. Large sliding barn doors, special effect cement walls and a high wooden ceiling emit the rustic, yet elegant award-winning wedding reception, where the emphasis is based on creating a personalised and memorable wedding setting. Whether a small or a large function, “THE VENUE” can hold up to 120 seated guests with ample dance floor space. The farm offers an infinity of priceless photo settings near the natural dams, alongside the Umkomaas river bank, in the forest or simply on the hills overlooking the Indian Ocean. The emphasis is on creating a personalised and memorable setting for your wedding or any other chosen function. 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. Let the simple beauty and warm climate of the Natal South Coast, coupled with a rustic farm setting, set the tone for your special function, be it a wedding, a special birthday celebration, an over-the-top ‘pop-up’ restaurant or a more formal corporate function.


  • private estate
  • exclusive use
  • security on site
  • plenty of parking
  • indoor and outdoor venue
  • day & evening functions
  • rustic, yet elegant barn setting
  • separate verandah seated area
  • outdoor grass boma fire, seated smoking area
  • backup power generators
  • in-house self-catering accommodation (max 12 guests)
  • additional nearby accommodation (2 km)


  • Maximum 120 seated guests with large dance floor space


  • in-house self-catering accommodation (12 guests)
  • additional nearby accommodation (2 km)
  • in-house event planner and/or co-ordinator
  • décor options and assistance
  • preferred suppliers
  • in-house car parking
  • farm setting photographs
  • forest Ceremony
  • river Ceremony
  • East Coast Brewing Company Canape & Ceremony Venue
  • hills overlooking the ocean
  • horses