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TOGETHER IN LOVE ROMANCE PASSION


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ith incredible locations, a high level of customer service and a relatively low level of red tape, it’s no surprise that Mauritius is a popular choice for those looking to tie the knot on a paradise island.


“Mauritius offers fantastic wedding and honeymoon packages, and these packages have become more comprehensive, including everything from a dedicated wedding coordinator to musicians and photographers,” says Michael Creighton, Travel 2’s Product Manager for Africa, Mauritius, Seychelles & Jordan.


A huge plus for a Mauritian wedding is that couples can legally get married anywhere across the island, rather than just having a blessing, which is the case with some overseas destinations. Another advantage of Mauritius is not having to arrive and stay for many weeks before being entitled to wed under Mauritian law. For civil ceremonies, the bride and groom must arrive in the country just three days in advance and for religious weddings, it’s only 15 days.


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Many resorts’ wedding packages include a planner who can help to ensure a smooth, stress-free day. Some tour operators, like Kuoni (kuoni.co.uk), offer packages at a range of island resorts and include the services of a wedding team based in the UK. The four-star Preskill Beach, set on a private peninsula, has a Dream Package for £956 per couple, complete with arrival chocolates and a bottle of sparkling wine, a ceremony under the gazebo, a wedding dinner for two with cocktails, breakfast and a massage.


Beachcomber Tours (beachcombertours.co.uk) also offers Classic and Luxury Packages, with the services of a wedding planner, at its resorts including Le Mauricia, Dinarobin, Trou aux Biches and Shandrani Resort & Spa, with prices starting from £510 per couple.


Unlike some destinations, where couples may feel they’re riding a conveyor belt to marital bliss, most resorts in Mauritius realise the importance of having time and space to enjoy the moment, with many operating a one wedding a day policy. A good planner will also understand


Mauritius


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wedding and honeymoon packages for couples


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