Amalia Uys took to Instagram recently to announce that she is engaged to her boyfriend Shaun Golding

The former 7de Laan actress shared a photo collage from her special day.

“I am more than ready to take this journey on with you. My love, my best friend, my real-life embodiment of love and kindness,” she added.

The collage included a picture of her gold engagement ring which has a black gemstone.

“I absolutely love my ring! It was a big surprise! He did so quietly sitting in a jewellery store and with her design,” she told Sarie magazine.

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Amalia and Shaun have been dating for two years, and he popped the question in December, but the couple decided to wait a while before making their engagement public.

Shaun got down on one knee during a romantic walk on the beach in Port Owen on the West Coast

“I’m very fond of the West Coast and it’s where he and I met. So, for me it was very special,” Sarie quoted her as saying.

The couple’s parents helped them celebrate the special moment.

“He is my dream. In every respect.”