Luxury Villas and Homes

Contact us

Reservations
Email: samui@island-property-services.com
Skype: luxuryvillasandhomes
Koh Samui, Tel: + 66 (0)81 968 1001

Email: phuket@island-property-services.com
Phuket, Tel/Fax: +66 (0)76-324-225
M: +66 (0)81 787 1707

Weddings/Event Planner
Juliette Burrows
Events Manager / Wedding Planner
Email: events@thesignatureweddings.com
M: + 66 (0)81 270 0788

Property/Land Sales
Email: sales@epsamui.com
M: +66 (0)81 968 3486

Newsletter

E-mail:

Villa Maps and Locations

Phuket Villas Map and Locations

Media and Press Release

Customer Reviews

Beach Wedding Romance News Feed

Beach Wedding Romance  
By Jules Kay

In the last few years the wedding business has taken off in a big way on tropical islands like Phuket and Koh Samui in Thailand. Resorts and private villa specialists like Signature Weddings now offer a range of tempting packages, with specialist wedding planners and a team of dedicated staff on hand to help tailor make the perfect “joining of souls” on the beach.

The image of a marriage with white sand between your toes and calm blue seas as a backdrop is enough to tempt many couples to take the plunge and in many cases the whole family will join the happy couple in paradise to share the moment.  Options for that special day include a traditional Buddhist ceremony complete with chanting orange-robed monks or a secular celebrant to read the vows in your own language under a flowered alter on the beach. You can even order an elephant to carry you in style to the ceremony and once you arrive, pre-planning by email removes the stress of the day. Local or expatriate wedding planners make sure everything runs smoothly, with the flowers, food and entertainment all arranged in advance in whatever location you choose.

Apart from the sheer romance, another reason for the boom in holiday weddings is that even when you factor in the price of flights and accommodation, getting married on the soft sands of a tropical island can still work out less expensive  than getting hitched at home. In Thailand, you donâ€'t even need to bring a wedding dress or three-piece suit. Local tailors are happy to whip up suitably smart attire for the bride, groom and guests at surprisingly affordable prices, while many couples opt for a more relaxed feel to match the location, which costs even less.

One question that remains is the legality of it all. For those that donâ€'t really care, wedding agents can provide a pretty but essentially meaningless certificate. However, to have your union officially registered, all the necessary documents must be translated and approved by both the couple's Embassy and the Foreign Affairs Ministry in advance of the actual ceremony. In some cases, local government officials can be persuaded to turn up to sign the necessary paperwork on the day and once the official stamps are in place a legal wedding certificate is issued, which can be ratified once the couple returns home.

Island style weddings have become so popular that people are now becoming ever more creative with their concepts and designs. Theme weddings are increasingly popular with elaborate decorations, circus performers and festival-like fireworks displays, while some people prefer to hire a yacht for the occasion and say there vows at sea before returning to a luxury beach villa to party round the pool. The days of damp, cold churches and village hall discos are past and destination weddings add a whole new dimension to happiest day of your life. 

Source: http://www.thesignatureweddings.com/news_158.html

Phuket Villas & Homes 101

Phuket Real Estate Advice Phuket Rentals for a holiday Phuket Condos Phuket Houses Phuket Land Phuket Building Investing in Phuket Properties Phuket Top Tips Luxury Holiday Rentals Phuket Phuket Luxury Villa Rentals Luxury Villa Rentals Phuket Luxury Holiday Homes Phuket Phuket Luxury Homes Private Luxury Villa Rentals Phuket Phuket Luxury Holiday Villas Phuket Luxury Villas Luxury Holiday Villa Phuket Phuket Luxury Property Luxury Apartments Phuket Phuket Luxury Villas for Holiday Phuket holiday deals Holiday deals Phuket Phuket cheap holidays Cheap holidays Phuket Cheap holidays to Phuket Thailand Villas Thailand Villa Rental Thailand Vacation Luxury Villas Thailand Thailand beach villas Thailand Secluded Villas Thailand Luxurious Villas Thailand Beachfront Villas Thailand Villa Thailand Pool Villas Thailand Holiday Thailand Beach Villa Thailand Holidays Pristine Phuket The benefits of a Phuket Villa Rentals Phuket Thailand travel Villa Phuket Villas in Phuket Phuket Villa Thailand Romantic Villas Phuket Vacation Phuket Property Accommodation Thailand Villas in Thailand Holiday Villas in Thailand Holidays Thailand Holidays to Thailand Travel to Thailand Vacation Thailand Villa Rental Thailand Villa Thailand Visit Thailand Villa Rentals Phuket Phuket Villa Rentals Phuket Holiday Villas Phuket Accommodation The pearl of the Andaman Staying in Phuket Luxury Villas What is the Appeal of a Phuket Villa? Phuket Private villas Renting a Villa on Phuket Rental Villas in Phang Nga Renting a Phang Nga Villa