Thailand offers a vast range of locales – both natural and man-made – that are perfect for destination weddings. From historical landmarks to contemporary buildings to state-of-the art ballrooms – a wide range of locations lends themselves as venues for any kind of dream wedding. Your options include the riverside in Bangkok including river cruises on Chao Phraya River, elegant ballrooms, beautiful beaches, solitary private islands, the lush mountains in Chiang Mai, and the dramatic cliffs of Krabi. Here you are only limited by your imagination.
Thailand is called the “Land of Smiles” for a reason. The country is home to a polite, courteous, and friendly people whose innate sense of humour and sincerity are reflected in the way they genuinely welcome and treat visitors. A fun-loving people they are easy to get along with. Add to these traits their experience in dealing and interacting with foreigners and you have a destination that is second to none. The Thai hospitality and service is legendary: friendly, considered and perfect. With such five-star facilities you are assured that the wedding or honeymoon of your dreams is more than a possibility, it is a reality. This is where you come to realise your dreams.
Thailand offers amazing value for money with its reasonably priced top-of-the-line products. The hotels in Thailand are 30-60 percent cheaper overall when compared to any other country in the same category. The quality of hotels is among the best in the world. Food and beverages are also 30-60 percent cheaper in general, and flights to Bangkok are only slightly more expensive than domestic flights in India and in some cases, just the same price. These means you get more out of every dollar spent in Thailand.
All of this and more is available practically on India’s doorstep. Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is at the maximum just a four-hour flight from any of India’s major international airports. Direct flights to Bangkok from New Delhi take just three and a half hours, Kolkata is just two and a half hours away, Chennai a mere two hours’ flight and Mumbai is just under four hours.
Complementing the stunning backdrops for perfect weddings are the skilful Thai craftsmen, who create awe-inspiring floral arrangements and ice carvings to fit any theme. Thai decorators are world-renowned for their creative and elaborate use of traditional Thai flowers in unique settings. This unmatched artistry and craftsmanship is waiting to be tapped by your wedding planner.
Thailand offers a wide choice of venues, from massive ballrooms that can accommodate over 1,000 guests to small unique venues that lend themselves to intimate celebrations. Whatever your choice is, it is a good idea to book your venue in advance.
Thailand is the top choice of A-list celebrities and is prepared to handle everything that comes with it. Fast-track arrival services can be arranged for the wedding party on arrival at Suvarnabhumi Airport. Security services are available to ensure you and your guests, utmost privacy and safety. Whether you are planning your wedding entrance by air, by sea, or by land, Thailand offers an array of customised transportation services to get you and your wedding party to the ceremony on time, and in style. Private jets and helicopters can be arranged, as can speedboats and yachts. You can also easily book a luxury jet, which can seat from 8 to 12 passengers. With strong interest among VIPs, Advance Aviation has become the only full-time VIP helicopter operator in Thailand. The company currently operates in Bangkok, Phuket, and Chiang Mai – the first helicopter charter service ever in the North of Thailand. Even hot air balloons for the happy couple to soar into the sky can be arranged as well as luxury motor yachts with the ultimate designer interior to cruise you to the island of your dreams. Yachts with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, one saloon and Jacuzzi for 25 guests can be arranged for a day or an overnight trip. On dry land, a fleet of chauffeured cars are available. Opt for a white-stretch Lincoln VIP Limousine for 12 to 14 passengers or a fleet of BMWs; it’s yours for the asking. Alternatively, you can make a big impression on your guests by arriving at your wedding on an elephant.
A wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime celebration, so why not make it something truly unique. A destination wedding allows you to be different making this special day one to truly remember. Let your imagination go wild with traditional Thai dancers, elephants, stunning beachside location, amazing entertainers, delicious local cuisine and much, much more. So make Thailand the destination for your wedding and become the envy of all your relatives and guests for years to come.
Why just celebrate a wedding. With everyone in one place, it can be the ideal holiday break for your family, or even a family reunion. After the festivities are over, plan some quiet time with your near and dear ones. It’s the prefect time to catch up with relatives you haven’t see in while or to bond with the in-laws. And Thailand offers a vast variety of locations so do make a vacation of it as well.