A popular honeymoon destination Maldives is also one of the best places to have your wedding ceremony. The beautiful blue waters, sandy beaches and sea breeze create the perfect romantic atmosphere for a union of two people.
Romance is always in the air in the Maldives; the island offers the perfect setting for a honeymoon and even a wedding. If you are thinking of saying 'I do' why not do it in style under a starlit canopy. The weather conditions in Maldives are perfect for a wedding ceremony, the view of the beach is spectacular and your guests will simply love digging their toes into the sand while they watch you walk down the aisle. You do not have to worry about the logistics of organizing your wedding ceremony because most of the hotels have package deals for such occasions.
Package deals include hair and makeup artists, a wedding photo shoot done by a professional photographer, floral decorations, champagne and wedding cake. Sometimes they throw in a couple of extras like a candlelit dinner after the ceremony and breakfast for the couple in a beach villa. All you have to do is send out the invitations and ask your guests to come over to Maldives.
Couples have the option of getting a wedding planner which is a burden off their shoulders. The planner will get in touch with all the service providers and ensure that everything goes according to schedule. The difference in having a wedding in Maldives is that you can include some of the local rituals for your ceremony. The 'Bodu Katheeb' or island chief can act as your efficient and perform traditional Maldivian rituals. A Maldivian drum performance is also a great addition if you want that traditional local feeling.
The best time for a wedding is in the evening because the air is much cooler. The most romantic ceremonies are the ones that begin just before the sun sets. Most often a Maldives resort will arrange for a few local practices to be included in your event. For instance, some hotels offer a coconut tree planting ceremony to celebrate the love between the couple. Maldives luxury resorts have their own private beach area making it an ideal location for a beach ceremony. Cocoa Island Maldives can be recommended as an ideal place to tie the knot and begin your new adventures together in this tropical island paradise.