Destination wedding is all the rage these days. Couples have the option to choose from palaces, snowy mountains, backwaters, and beaches. If you love the idea of having your wedding ceremony on the beach what better than Goa?
Everyone wants memories of their big day and pre-wedding photoshoots are on the rise. With beautiful beaches, breathtaking sunsets, old churches, and Portuguese architecture Goa offers a variety of shoot sites to choose from. Goa is the perfect place for a photographer to get creative and produce some beautiful photographs of the marrying couple.
Do you dream of a wedding surrounded by beautiful palaces and architecture? Goa is known in India for its Portuguese colonial architecture and heritage. The Portuguese arrived in Goa in 1510 and have since left behind an incredible mark in the state’s baroque architecture, whitewashed churches, crumbling forts, colourful Catholic ceremonies, mournful fado music and the stunning cathedrals of Old Goa. It will make any wedding look like it came right from a fairytale. The ceremonial rituals of old churches further add to the charm and the fairy tale wedding. These building will bewitch your heart and it will be a ceremony you will remember.
What could be better than a wedding that has the sea breeze as your guest, spectacular sunsets and the waves of the Arabian Sea breaking against the shore? The peace and quite of the beach along with the carefree life is a perfect way to spend the most important day of your life. Every beach has developed a personality of its own. The plan tree strewn beach of Palolem, hippy market galore of Anjuna or the laid back Mandrem, there is a lot to choose from. However, no matter which beach you chose finding the perfect wedding hotel in Goa won’t be a tough task.
In Goa, you do not have to worry about entertaining your guests during the day. They can visit the market place for some cheap shopping, they could visit various spice markets, marvel at the design of the old churches or simply have a relaxing day on the beach resorts in Goa. There is enough to do in Goa to keep your guests busy and entertained.
As the rest of India, food is an important part of the Goan culture. The scents, spices, and flavor of the Goan cuisine are unparalleled. The fish curry with rice, a morning bhali-pau, a vindaloo, or a spicy xacuti sauce, the Indo-Portuguese influence is a treat for the tastebuds.
Weddings can be stressful and what better way to distress than yoga? During winters yoga is the king in Goa. There are various spiritual activities that you, your spouse and your guests can partake in. sunrise t’ai chi sessions, reiki healing courses, meditation, and just about every other form of spiritual exploration are all practised freely.
A kaleidoscope of Indian and Portuguese cultures, with the charm of the sun, sea, sand, seafood and spirituality, Goa is the perfect wedding destination in India.