Symbolic wedding ceremonies abroad


A wedding procession, laying flowers at the grave of fallen soldiers and a banquet in a restaurant is banal and uninteresting. Modern newlyweds do not want to conduct a wedding according to the pattern anymore, but to make the celebration emotional, vivid and memorable for a lifetime, it is better to hold it in some exotic country. Moreover, now the newlyweds do not need to bother with paperwork - travel companies offer their services for wedding tours.

For whom is a symbolic wedding abroad suitable?

A symbolic wedding ceremony is an amazing adventure for those newlyweds who have already registered an official marriage and arrange for themselves a romantic vacation or honeymoon. Such an exotic wedding is perfect for both young spouses and couples who have been married for many years. Abroad, you can unusually celebrate 5, 10, 15, or even 50 years of marriage, updating your promises and oaths to each other.

How to organize a symbolic wedding

The symbolic wedding ceremony in solemnity does not differ at all from the official registration of marriage. The small difference between them is only that the certificate issued abroad does not have legal force either in Russia or in any other country. But many couples often do not even inform their guests that they have a symbolic ceremony so that they do not have the impression of the implausibility of a celebration.

The biggest plus of such a trip abroad is that the newlyweds simultaneously hold a solemn ceremony of marriage and enjoy a romantic trip. Moreover, they are not afraid of any paperwork - a huge number of travel companies that dispel stereotypes about the high cost of this event are ready to do such a wedding tour. Professional wedding planners arrange for newlyweds:

  1. Prepare the necessary documents for traveling abroad.
  2. Reserve a round-trip ticket.
  3. Make a hotel stay.
  4. See a few scenarios of a symbolic wedding ceremony.

Suitable countries for a symbolic ceremony

You can organize a symbolic wedding anywhere in the world, the main thing is the desire of the newlyweds and a positive attitude. The ceremony itself can be held by wedding organizers of the selected country, as a national ceremony with traditional costumes, oaths, rituals. Such destinations as romantic Europe, vibrant Las Vegas, exotic Seychelles, democratic Crete, amazing Dominican Republic and mysterious Thailand became popular among the newlyweds..

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is an exotic paradise, ancient history, unique architecture and the cradle of incendiary dance rhythms. The organization of a wedding ceremony in the Dominican Republic is the perfect combination of Latin American passions and luxurious relaxation. This picturesque country has gorgeous beaches with fine white sand, which are replaced by colorful jungles, and washed by the turquoise warm ocean. For couples wishing to get married here, the doors of luxury villas or affordable bungalows on the very ocean are open..

Wedding in the Dominican Republic


In the Maldives, time stops running, lost on numerous islands, swimming in the blue of clear waters and inspired by beautiful wedding ceremonies. Stopping the choice of a symbolic wedding ceremony in one of the Maldives, the newlyweds plunge into a fairy tale. This is an ideal place for those who want to escape into the silence of primitive nature. The bride and groom choose a deserted atoll drowning in flowers for the wedding ceremony, to which they are taken on a traditional boat «don» on endless ocean distance.

Marriage ceremony in the Maldives


If a couple wants to hold a budget ceremony in a paradise, then a visit to Egypt is the best decision for them. This country is famous for its luxurious beaches, coral reefs, warm sea, low prices for services and beautiful sunsets in the desert. It should be added to this wedding program, thought out to the smallest detail, by a highly professional photographer - and the newlyweds will eventually receive an unforgettable celebration, which they will proudly tell their grandchildren.

Egyptian marriage ceremony

Sri Lanka

Most newlyweds, organizing their wedding ceremony abroad, choose exotic countries. And they are right, because the oath of eternal love will be more effective if given like this: in an unusual place and under unusual circumstances. One of the most fabulous and exotic places on the planet is the tropical island of Sri Lanka, washed by the warm Indian Ocean..

Every corner of this picturesque place is saturated with exotic, and local residents carefully preserve centuries-old traditions. The newlyweds will plunge into the idyll, listening to the rustle of the waves of the blue ocean, the fragrance of rare flowers and greens after a short tropical rainfall, marveling at the beauty of numerous Buddhist temples and mysterious caves. The organizers of the wedding ceremony in Sri Lanka will offer many original options for the celebration.

Wedding in Sri Lanka


A traditional Indian-style wedding is truly only possible in India. Any state, whether Goa or Kerala, is able to recreate the necessary wedding style that will convey the true essence of this people. It does not matter what place the newlyweds will choose for the ceremony - a beach, a temple or a pavilion, the sacred spirit of India will be felt by them in every detail.

Indian Honeymoon Ceremony


Wedding abroad is the choice of travelers. If the newlyweds want to combine celebration and learn about the culture of several peoples, then they need to conduct a symbolic wedding ceremony on the island of Mauritius. On this tropical island, the cultures of India, China, Africa and Europe are united. The advantages of this place should also include:

  • Paradise landscapes
  • beautiful light outfits of the newlyweds;
  • Exotic fruits;
  • divine local cuisine;
  • smiles on the faces of local residents;
  • fiery music and dancing.

Wedding ceremony in Mauritius

Wedding abroad: what the price depends on?

The cost of a symbolic ceremony abroad directly depends on:

  1. The package of services of the selected tour operator.
  2. Season.
  3. Ticket price for the selected mode of transport.
  4. Hotel Duration.
  5. Transfer costs from the airport to the place of residence.
  6. Food expenses.

Video: symbolic ceremony on the island of Koh Samui Thailand

When choosing a venue for a celebration abroad, newlyweds often choose Thailand for this romantic event. This is not surprising, because a mysterious country on the coast of the Indian Ocean combines all the advantages of a tropical paradise, without requiring a couple to spend too much. Price may vary - it depends on the season, but in tropical rains that pass very quickly, there is a highlight.

The largest part of the expenses for the newlyweds will be a long (about 9-10 hours) flight to this tropical country of smiles, and the prices for the hotel and services here are very affordable. Thailand has been specializing in holding weddings for foreigners for several years, so there are many interesting options at an affordable price in the country. Watch a beautiful video in which the couple chose the paradise island of Thailand Koh Samui for their symbolic wedding ceremony:

Photo of symbolic wedding ceremonies abroad

A symbolic wedding celebration abroad opens up unlimited possibilities for a young couple:

  • Firstly, this is a great opportunity not to invite numerous relatives to the wedding ceremony, but to invite only the closest and dearest people to it.
  • Secondly, this is a great chance to learn the culture of another country, make new acquaintances.
  • And thirdly - this is a good opportunity to sunbathe on a gorgeous beach, swim in the azure waves of the ocean or warm sea.

Wedding ceremonies abroad