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La Pirogue  

Wedding from £810

An unforgettable wedding location

Beyond the rustic charm of its Mauritian bungalows, immaculate beach and beautiful tropical gardens, La Pirogue draws couples thanks to its warm and romantic atmosphere.

Wedding Features

  • 50 Exposures 10 x 15 cm and Wedding album
  • Wedding day souvenir picture emailed to family or friends
  • Changing Room upon availability(for the bride before the ceremony)
  • Candlelit Dinner Menu for the bride and groom
  • Romantic Breakfast
  • One Bottle of La Pirogue Sparkling Wine
  • Fruit Basket (with fruits of the season) in room
  • La Pirogue Gifts 
  • Lover’s Bath

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La Pirogue is well renowned in the International Wedding market for it’s stunning location in a site of 1500 coconut trees where the bride and groom can select several unique areas to have their wedding ceremony including our garden gazebo,our beach and our pontoon.  La Pirogue, the most authentic and Mauritian of resorts stretches along a magnificent beach at Flic-en-Flac on the west coast of Mauritius.

With its romantic tropical atmosphere and its warm-hearted personnel, ever attentive to guests’ needs, La Pirogue is warm and welcoming to wedding couples and honeymooners, lying in full view of the most romantic sunsets, it fulfils every wish for a paradise island honeymoon.

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La Pirogue Includes: Classic
Fees for Registrar
Assistance from Wedding coordinator locally
Marriage licence and certificate
Affidavit (sworn in Mauritius)
Return transfers to authorities in Port Louis
Fruits of the season fruit basked in room on arrival
Tropical bouquet for the Bride
Groom’s buttonhole
CD music during the ceremony
Wedding cake (maximum of 10 people)
One bottle of La Pirogue sparkling wine
50 wedding photographs and wedding album
Candlelit dinner for Bride and Groom
Breakfast in bed the morning after
Wedding day souvenir picture emailed to family and friends
Afternoon tea for the Bride and Groom at the Beach Bar
La Pirogue gifts in the couples room
Free pressing service for the Bride’s dress and Groom’s suit
Special turndown on the bed on the day of the wedding
Personalised service of the Wedding Coordinator
  From £810
  • Minimum residency period prior to marriage: 3 days
  • Minimum age: 18 years old

Please be advised that as of 15th July 2013, the Mauritian Prime Minister has amended the requirements for 2 foreigners marrying in Mauritius.

*All couples are now required to provide birth certificates which have been re-issued and dated within 3 months of the wedding date. These newly issued birth certificates should be scanned through or posted to the Tropical Sky Wedding Department approximately 8 weeks (and no later than 5 weeks) in advance of the wedding date.

New UK birth certificates can be ordered online at:-

www.gov.uk/order-copy-birth-death-marriage-certificate

The current charge for this is £9.25 per certificate. Please do not order too early as the date of issue must be no earlier than 3 months prior to the wedding date.

Documents Required:

  • 3 copies of the first three pages of the passports
  • 3 copies of the birth certificates – please see above
  • An application form (supplied by Tropical Sky)
  • Affidavit to confirm single status

An affidavit is a signed statement made by both Bride& Groom in the presence of a solicitor in which they swear that information given is true.  The document must be drawn up on headed paper of the solicitor who must then stamp & sign it)

If Required

  • If you have been divorced, the original of your decree absolute.
  • If you have been widowed, the original of your partner's death certificate.
  • If you have changed your name, the original deed poll proof of name change deed will be required.  Please note that if you have been divorced and have reverted to using your maiden name then this counts as a change of name, and proof of that change will be required.
  • If you were adopted, the original and a certified copy of your adoption certificate.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

A widow or divorcee is not legally authorised to remarry less than 300 days following her husband’s death or after her divorce has been declared unless she undergoes a medical examination in the respective country which will ascertain that she is not pregnant. The medical report should reach us at least 30 days prior to the wedding date. Should the test be proved positive, the couple will not be able to exchange vows under any circumstances.

Before you travel:

Guests marrying in Mauritius will need to send photocopies of the documents listed to us at least 8 weeks before the date of the wedding.

When you get there:

You will be required to visit the Civil Status Office in Port Louis to complete the necessary legal formalities. 

NOTE: FOR NON-UK CITIZENS

Extra documentation and extra charges may apply to non-UK citizens getting married in Mauritius.  Please contact your Embassy or Consulate for further information.  If your documents are not in English, they will need to be officially translated.  Your wedding certificate will need to be apostilled in Mauritius (at additional cost), so that it can be internationally recognised.

ALL ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS MUST BE TAKEN WITH YOU WHEN YOU TRAVEL

Translation of documents

All legal documents must be in English or legally translated into English. All translated documents must be from a legal translator with letterhead, stamp and seal from the translator's office or notarised by a Notary Public.  Occasionally the documentation will have to be sent to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for their approval before being sent back to the notary to sign.

The Wedding Ceremony

In most destinations, your wedding ceremony will be conducted Monday to Friday (excluding local holidays).  In some destinations, local festivals and holidays will determine available wedding dates.  Generally, your wedding will take place in the grounds of the hotel unless otherwise specified.  Many hotels offer wedding gazebos for extra privacy.  Some hotels may offer more than one wedding per day with the first wedding taking place at around 10am with the last wedding at 4pm.  The majority of our weddings are conducted by a marriage officer whose title varies depending on the resort.  Where it is possible to be married by a Minister, the ceremony will be non-denominational unless otherwise stated and will be a Civil wedding.

Tropical Sky Weddings and the information given above only apply to couples:

•        Born in the UK

•        Have a valid UK passport (with some months validity on return home)

If couples do not fulfil these requirements they must advise us.  Couples should be referred to the embassy of the country of origin and the country where they wish to marry as they may require extra documentation to satisfy their own embassy requirements – Tropical Sky cannot advise on this and couples must investigate this on their own.

As Tropical Sky weddings have no jurisdiction over hotels/resorts/venues/legal requirements and their charges, we cannot be responsible for any increases or changes to these wedding arrangements.  We will, however, endeavour to advise you of changes as soon as we are made aware of them.  All prices and legal requirements correct as of June 2013.

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