Wedding from £890
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A truly stunning beachside setting for your big day
A multi award-winning boutique hotel, where natural beauty and inspired design create the perfect romantic destination, situated on the unspoiled shores of the warm Indian Ocean.
Kenya … white beaches … white weddings … all three known throughout the world and when combined, one of the most romantic ways to wed. A wedding at Pinewood is exclusive and personal – no queue of several weddings on the same day and in the same hotel. No hidden costs. Picture the Indian Ocean lapping onto a stunning white beach, a canopy of swaying palm trees and the gentle breeze setting the tone for the holy matrimony. Chanting Maasai warriors escort the bride through floral archways to the wedding dais on the beach. Wedding performed by official registrar.
|Pinewood Village Includes:||Classic|
|Wedding registration fees, Registrar and wedding certificate|
|Bride’s half hour massage, manicure and pedicure|
|Groom’s half hour massage|
|Groom’s buttonhole and Bridal bouquet of local flowers|
|Decorated beach area including bridal archway|
|Escort by Maasai warriors|
|Cocktail for guests and sparkling wine for Bridal couple|
|Optional reception in Peponi Beach Restaurant|
|Sparkling wine on ice in room|
Before you travel:
Guests marrying at hotels in Kenya will need to send photocopies of the documents listed to us at least 12 weeks before the date of travel. If marrying on safari, please remember that you will need to spend at least 2 working days in Nairobi to complete wedding formalities before travelling to your chosen safari.
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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