If you are planning a small wedding of up to 25 people, we can accommodate your party here at Chimes. There's no venue fees involved but you would have to book out the lodge for 2 nights or 3 nights if it's a long weekend. As there would be no other guests the building's yours to party as you please.
As you know we're an adult retreat but when you're booking out the whole lodge we've no objection to the patter of tiny feet. With regard to the actual ceremony we enjoy great views up here which offer a perfect backdrop and the garden offers some memorable photographic opportunities.
We would recommend Kooka's Catering to design your food if you wish to hold the reception here or you could arrange to dine as a group in a nearby restaurant (the Southern End, 200m away, so no drink/drive issues). We're here to help, so if you need a celebrant or photographer, make-up artist, hairdresser etc we can point you in the right direction.
For weddings over 25 we have organised a cooperative approach for a boutique wedding for you by combining the catering talents of Kooka's Catering with the lakeside setting at The Lake House.
The Lake House is an attractive winery just around the corner from Chimes. The Lake House would provide the venue and their premium wines for the wedding ceremony and reception. Kooka's Catering will liaise with you regarding the reception catering and Chimes Spa Retreat would provide the whole lodge for your wedding principals and party over a two night minimum. Again we can organise a range of local services like hairdressing, make-up, photographer, wedding cars, floral requirements and even a piper.
Feel free to contact us for more information.