ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Beach wedding in Sri Lanka

Updated on September 24, 2011
Beach wedding in Sri Lanka, beautiful locations and low cost
Beach wedding in Sri Lanka, beautiful locations and low cost

Sri Lanka the perfect location for a beach wedding

Beach weddings in Sri Lanka are getting extremely popular, not only among the locals but with visiting foreigners as well. If you are planning a beach wedding, Sri Lanka is the perfect place for you. It has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and there is sun all year around so you can have that tropical wedding without bothering about the rain. Because of the increasing trend in beach weddings, some Sri Lankan hotels have special beach wedding packages which are far more affordable than normal wedding packages. The low cost of having a wedding and the beautiful locations are two of the reasons why Sri Lanka is a popular tourist destination for beach weddings. If you are a tourist who is looking to get married in Sri Lanka then you should be aware of the laws regarding marrying in Sri Lanka. If you are not sure it is a good idea to check with the embassy, since there are many tourist marriages I doubt there is a complicated process.

Selecting a hotel for beach weddings in Sri Lanka

There are plenty of hotels near the beach so you have plenty of options available to you. Sometimes having too many options is also a bad thing, here are few things you should look for when selecting a hotel for a beach wedding.

Having a well maintained and beautiful looking garden is a great help when you want to take photos of the most memorable day of your life. You also need to make sure that there is enough beach area to have a decent ceremony. In some areas of the island the sea is very close and you don't have a good enough beach for a wedding.

Another thing to look for is the cost, usually they are cheaper than a normal wedding package. But if you are a tourist some hotels will try to charge you extra, so it is good to do some research and compare prices before contacting a suitable hotel.

Sari and nilame attire to make your wedding a unique one
Sari and nilame attire to make your wedding a unique one

Additional things to make it special

There are some extra things you can do to make it really special and truly Sri Lankan. One of the things tourist love the most is taking pictures of the wedding couple on top of an Elephant. It is also considered good luck to walk under the belly of the Elephant. In traditional Kandyan weddings, the groom comes to the ceremony on top of an Elephant, so you can do the same. You can add drummers and dancers for the entering ceremony to make it more special.

Another thing you can try out is to dress in traditional Sri Lankan wedding attire. The bride can wear a sari and the groom can wear nilame attire or the national dress. This is a great way to make your wedding a unique one while adding some Sri Lankan flavor to it. These additions will cost you extra, so be mindful of the costs while going for these options.

Comments

Submit a Comment

No comments yet.

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)