[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Saying I Do in the Seychelles” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” google_fonts=”font_family:Actor%3Aregular|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]The Seychelles group of islands is a treasure in the Indian Ocean. It is possibly the most romantic archipelago in the world; the perfect paradise location for a dream wedding. With talcum-powder white sandy beaches, crystalline clear turquoise waters, lush flora and gently swaying coconut trees, all teamed with a warm tropical climate makes it ideal for that special life event – Seychelles certainly ticks all of the boxes for a sensational wedding destination.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_media_grid grid_id=”vc_gid:1655371016789-ca854451-8f9a-9″ include=”804,802,799″][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Wedding Venues

Getting married in the Seychelles allows one to enjoy all the diversity in accommodation that Seychelles has to offer, from charming Creole guesthouses, intimate hotels both large and small, to the magical experience of sumptuous five star resorts and exquisite island hideaways. Below are a few key recommended venues ideal to exchange your “I Do’s”.


The Beach

Kick off your shoes, and enjoy a truly romantic wedding on the pristine beach. Your friends and family will never forget the experiences, and you as a couple will have something truly special to look back upon. The best beach for such experience are Anse Source D’Argent, Anse Takamaka, Anse Gouvernment only to name a few. With Seychelles’ perfect climate, you are guaranteed a sunny day and warm cool breeze. If you wish to switch it around to have it leading to the night, a bonfire can be done right after the ceremony while entertainers can create the creole ambience while you and your loved ones star gaze up in the clear sky.



The islands of Seychelles are filled with romantic hotels, ideal for weddings ranging up to 5 stars. You may wish to have the ceremony at the balcony, the gazebo, a villa or even inside a spacious conference room to accommodate your list of invitees. An additional benefit of holding your wedding at one of the many hotels is that you are provided with an extended team to cater for all your needs such as your menu. Work with their skilled chefs to make your culinary vision a reality, from hors d’oeuvres to the wedding cake.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_media_grid initial_loading_animation=”fadeInUp” grid_id=”vc_gid:1655371016791-97609783-a710-3″ include=”801,800,799″][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]

Requirements for your wedding

Planning a wedding might be overwhelming and stressful with the never ending to do list. So to imagine getting married overseas, one might think that would merely double the tasks. Rest assured that getting married in the Seychelles is not as grim as one might think. Here are the main points you will need to know before getting married:

  • The majority age for male or female to contract marriage is eighteen years and over.
  • Parent’s consent is required for any to contract civil marriage.
  • Any person in accordance with the Laws of Seychelles can get married.
  • Female minor children must produce proof of the consent (a notary document) in writing if one of the parents can’t be there in person to give a verbal consent
  • Before the marriage can take place, the banns are published for eleven days prior to the date of marriage.
  • Foreigners wishing to get married in Seychelles may call at the Civil Status office at Independence House or may wish to make arrangement through their Local Travel Agent or Hotel.


What documents do I need to present?

  • Birth certificate
  • Seychelles National Identity cards
  • Death or Divorce certificates where applicable
  • Passport where appropriate


Religious Ceremonies

If you dream of a romantic religious wedding in Seychelles, this can now become a reality.  Although Roman Catholicism is the dominant religion in the country, there are also Anglican and other Protestant churches, as well as smaller Muslim, Hindu and Bahá’i communities.

You will have to contact the relevant religious body in order to arrange your wedding, however it is worth noting that, under Seychelles law, a religious ceremony is not recognised by law without a civil ceremony prior to it.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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