Tropical Sky Top 5 Weddimoon Destinations
Place your bets, wannabe weddimooners: where do you and your groom reckon are the top five destinations for weddings abroad? The results are in from destination-wedding experts Tropical Sky…
In the top spot it’s Barbados, followed closely by St. Lucia (score one if you said the Caribbean!); third is beach paradise Mauritius, fourth exotic Sri Lanka and fifth – so good they named it twice – New York, New York!
If Caribbean paradise Barbados got your vote, check out Almond Beach Club for a free wedding package, complete with wedding cake and bottle of champagne when you book seven all-inclusive nights at the resort for £1,300 per person.
St. Lucia-lovers can unwind before their big day at Rendezvous resort. On top of your beautiful wedding ceremony, the bride will be pampered with a luxe mini-facial and manicure, and bride and groom will both get to relax with a knot-kneading massage. Just £1,525 gets you all this, plus seven all-inclusive nights’ stay.
Glamour-seeking brides and grooms winging their way to Mauritius can go for Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen’s Weddings in Paradise package. For just £1,725 each you’ll get seven all-inclusive nights, your wedding hair and make-up, the wedding cake, sparkling wine, your wedding menu, and breakfast in bed on your first morning as Mr and Mrs.
Sri Lanka is the place to wed for real exotic luxury: embrace local traditions at Eden Hotel, where your wedding package includes a religious blessing sung by Sri Lankan choir girls, the ceremonial lighting of an oil lamp, an elephant ride, the wedding cake, sparkling wine, wedding photos and a boat ride, plus a couple’s massage, fruit and flowers and seven nights’ B&B for only £970 each.
City-slickers can go all-out with a buzzing New York wedding. Tie the knot at Central Park when you stay at Edison Hotel for five nights, room only, for just £1,040 each.
Top five locations for weddings abroad according to Tropical Sky’s sale figures for the last 12 months. Correct at time of publishing (13 September 2010). Find out more or book your destination wedding package at www.tropicalsky.co.uk