Tying the knot is a special moment in every couple’s life. And if you wish to make it a memorable moment then you may want to consider a destination wedding. Depending upon your preferences, you can choose from a plethora of options but if you love it outdoors and wish to add a dash of adventure to your wedding, then Sri Lanka is the perfect wedding destination for you.
Dotted with sandy beaches and the gorgeous India Ocean as the backdrop, you won’t find a better place to tie the knot. Whether you wish to arrive at the wedding venue in a majestic elephant ride or entertain your guests to a traditional performance by drummers and dancers, Sri Lanka has it all for you.
Located in close proximity to India, this pristine island will not only make your wedding a memorable one but is also logistically feasible. Depending on your budget, you can choose a resort in Sri Lanka to host your wedding. Many of these resorts offer customized wedding packages to meet your need and suit your pocket. So whether you prefer to take your marital vow on a hot air balloon ride drifting through the forests or exchange your rings on the pristine Sri Lanka beaches, you will be spoilt with choices in these wedding destinations in Sri Lanka.
If you wish to get married in Sri Lanka then remember you need to be 18 years or above before the date of your wedding as this is the legal age in most countries to get married. Also, you need to carry your original birth certificate, passport and an affidavit confirming the marital status of the couple. If one of you is widowed, then death certificate of the deceased spouse would be required. If one of you is divorced, a court decree is needed which should confirm the lawful separation of the couple. Upon completion of your wedding, you will receive a marriage certificate which would be written in Singhalese (the local language) with a certified copy written in English.
Sri Lanka practices many faiths hence you can plan an intricate Christian wedding to a simple exchange of vows at the beach with the setting sun as the backdrop. You can discuss your plans with your wedding planner to tailor fit your needs. A private wedding ceremony followed by a honeymoon package in one of the luxury resorts in Sri Lanka is quite popular. If you wish to treat your guests to a champagne reception followed by a sumptuous dinner comprising of local and international delicacies then be assured, Sri Lanka has it all!
A destination wedding in Sri Lanka is going to be remembered by your guests for days to come while you and your partner say ‘I do’ for the rest of your life!