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7 Mind Blowing Facts About Beach Weddings in Seychelles

Updated: Nov 15, 2021

Beautiful, colorful sunset in Seychelles

The desirable cluster of islands that form Seychelles is an absolutely beautiful place to get married. The scenery alone is enough to take your breath away. With the awe-inspiring sunsets, sandy white beaches and emerald seas to experience, you will leave this paradise with photos that will touch you for the rest of your

lives together.

There are many reasons for why people choose to have a beach wedding in Seychelles. You’ve got the bright, beaming sunny weather to enjoy when booking in the suitable summer months. There’s also an abundance of activities to appreciate and add to your wedding/honeymoon experience, including snorkeling, sports and parties. If you’re the type of person who’s “outdoorsy”, you can also participate in many of the scenic hikes that this idyllic country has to offer.

But what is it about a Seychelles beach wedding that will blow your mind? Here are 7 mind-blowing facts for you to think about:

1. It’s Hassle-Free

For most couples, a beach wedding in Seychelles is a hassle-free process. Compared to having a ceremony in some other countries, there is little paperwork associated with our wedding packages. You will need to provide the following documents in order to book your wedding:

● Copies of your birth certificates

● Copies of your valid passports

● If one of you has been married before, a decree of divorce will be needed

● Death certificate of the former spouse if one of you is a widow/widower

● Legal proof of a change of name, e.g. change by deed poll

● All documents should be received 12 days before the wedding date​

Depending on the package you choose, we include many important people and aspects of having a wedding, so you don’t have to stress calling different people for several other things. You will also have a wedding planner who will carefully plan all of the small details for you, so you won’t have to worry about anything.

2. It’s Very Affordable

Our wedding packages in Seychelles are very affordable, which may come as a surprise to you. Looking at the average cost of a wedding in Europe, people will pay anything between €21,000 and €37,000. You may think that getting married abroad would cost you more than this, with having to pay for flights and accommodation on top of other costs.

However, this isn’t the case. Our Seychelles beach wedding packages start from as little as €575! Yes, you read that correctly. We offer a wide range of different wedding packages to suit your needs and guarantee that there is something to suit everyone’s different tastes. We can even create unique packages just for you if you happen to have additional requirements.

Some of these packages will include all of your wedding necessities, such as the bouquet, registrar, decorations, photographer, wedding cake and much more. It’s incredible how much you get for your money and how much you will save compared to other weddings.

3. Almost Everything Is Done For You

Guitarrist playing, as the soon to be married couple makes their way to the beach for their Seychelles Wedding.

One of the great facts about a beach wedding in Seychelles is that we do a lot of the hard work for you. Depending on which package you choose, you will get plenty of wedding essentials sorted for you. For example, here are some (but not all) of what’s included in our Exclusive VIP Wedding package:

● A wedding planner

● A registrar to conduct the ceremony

● Choice of a bamboo gazebo or flower arch

● A decorated wedding aisle

● A bridal bouquet and boutonniere

● One flower crown for the bride

● A bottle of champagne

● A wedding cake

● Seashell wedding ring holder

● A professional photographer

● A videographer

● Makeup artist and hairdresser for the bride

● Musician during the ceremony

All you would need to do is put the paperwork together and book the flights and accommodation. How’s that

for stress-free wedding planning?

4. The Wedding Is Recognized Worldwide

A wedding in Seychelles is recognized worldwide because the wedding certificate is valid everywhere. Therefore, it’s straightforward for people from all over the world to get married in Seychelles. Different countries have different procedures for getting married abroad, so it’s advisable to contact your respective embassy beforehand to check the required process for your wedding. Here are examples of the rules that some countries have:

● All you need is an apostle for the UK and other European countries, which you can obtain two working days after the wedding.

● If you’re from the Philippines, you need to contact the Kenyan Embassy within the first year after the ceremony to commence the report of marriage.

● For Indian citizens, you need to contact the Indian Embassy BEFORE your wedding.

● For UAE residents, bring your certificate to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dubai.

Couple finilizing their Seychelles wedding by signing the official books.

5. You’re Guaranteed Warm Weather

Thanks to the tropical climate of Seychelles, the weather is warm all year round. The temperature never steers too far from 30℃. However, you need to be mindful of the seasons to decide when to book your wedding. It’s between November and March that tend to have the most rainfall, so you might want to avoid those months.

If glorious weather is vital for you to have at your wedding, you will want to book between June and September. These months are when you’ll have your best shot at sunny, dry weather. Although it’s humid in these months, you also get the coolness from the trade winds to help you from getting too hot.

6. You’re Surrounded By Beauty

When you have a Seychelles beach wedding, the scenery is going to “blow your mind” (yep, we went there again!). Beautiful sandy beaches and turquoise oceans surround you and will make for the most spectacular photos for you to treasure. Not only that but there are many forests and mountains to explore and would also make a fabulous backdrop for your forever-memories!

You’re also in the company of the country’s diverse wildlife. There are various bird species amongst many other animals, but the stand-out animal you’ll see is the Aldabra Giant Tortoise. If you happen to go diving or snorkelling, you’ll also be able to see the great variety of fish that reside in our delightful local coral reefs.

Newly wedded couple enjoys their photoshoot, and Seychelles' beauty.

7. Start Your Honeymoon Straight Away

The great thing about having your wedding in Seychelles is that, if you wish, you have your honeymoon location right around the corner. With many islands to choose from, you have the perfect place to start your celebrations without having to hurry away to catch a flight to go elsewhere.

Seychelles is undeniably one of the most romantic settings to have a honeymoon. You have a wide variety of first-class hotels and resorts to choose from, all offering romantic meals using the finest local Creole cuisine. You can also have romantic walks along the beach, which is especially astonishing at sunset when the

atmosphere is charming alongside the beautiful colors painted over the sky.

Overall, if you’re looking for a wedding that has plenty of mind-blowing factors to consider, you’re going to want to book a beach wedding in Seychelles! You will be surprised by how much money you can save and how easy it is just to let someone else take care of all your wedding needs so you can sit back, relax and watch

everything fall into place.

After thier wedding in Seychelles, the couple enjoy the warm, sunny weather.

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