Introducing fairy-tale, overwater wedding ceremonies in the Maldives

Walk down the glass floor aisle to say yes to your loved one, surrounded by the stunning views of the Indian Ocean at Jumeirah Vittaveli

Maldives, 26 June 2018: In line with the growing demand from GCC visitors for destination weddings in the Maldives, Jumeirah Vittaveli has launched a new enchanting overwater wedding venue, offering a unique, romantic setting to host wedding ceremonies and vow renewals throughout the year.

The wedding venue sits serenely in the resort’s overwater fine dining complex, adjacent to the French fine dining venue Fenesse, the newly opened wine library Cuvée, and overlooking the tranquil overwater lounge Cyan. The stunning wedding location features panoramic glass doors to give guests 360-degree views of the spectacular island scenery and offers luxurious decorations, choice of music and lighting that can be adjusted to create the perfect mood.

Amit Majumder, General Manager, Jumeirah Vittaveli, commented: “For the past decades, the Maldives was known to be one of the top honeymoon destinations worldwide. Today, the Maldives is also growing in popularity with residents across the GCC as an intimate wedding destination surrounded by breath-taking scenery. At Jumeirah Vittaveli we host an average of 50 weddings and vow renewals every year, and we are confident that more brides and grooms to be will choose our new incredible overwater wedding venue.

Amit added: The Maldives provide a wonderful, romantic location for weddings, and we have arranged a number of stunning ceremonies, on a secluded beach, a remote and deserted sandbank, and even an underwater exchange of vows. We can now offer this spectacular new venue to guests who wish to celebrate in style at Jumeirah Vittaveli. It was very heart-warming to receive feedback from our guests that the best part is when you watch your loved ones walk on the water and down the glass floored aisle that stretches over the shimmering turquoise lagoon.”

The wedding venue can be booked for ceremonies in advance or once guests are on location. Additional romantic packages include the Wedding Ceremony in Paradise or the Romance in Maldives offer which includes a romantic dinner by the beach and couple’s spa massage. Marriages at the resort are purely ceremonial and not legally binding.

Enhance your romantic escape and stay at the picturesque Private Ocean Retreats. Cocoon yourselves into this indulgent hideaway with a loft-style bedroom upstairs, overwater hammocks, private infinity pool and full outdoor daybed. The Villas are freestanding in the lagoon ensuring maximum privacy while only a two-minute ride on board the complimentary boat service from the main island. The Private Ocean Retreats are designed to offer all the resort services at your fingertips, from in-villa dining, to yoga on your own open air deck, to an indulgent couple’s massage.

Jumeirah Vittaveli offers romantic escapes as well as a variety of land- and water-based activities, including the destination’s first ice rink, a PADI Dive base, water sports centre, six restaurants and bars, and two lounges; an underground tasting room and a wine library will open soon.

About Jumeirah Vittaveli:

A 20-minute boat ride from Malé International Airport brings you to Jumeirah Vittaveli. Whether for an intimate escape or an indulgent family retreat, Jumeirah Vittaveli offers unmatched diversity, subtle luxury and personalised exploration. Impeccable choice and seamless service shape the character of this resort paradise, where every detail has been meticulously crafted to inspire journeys of discovery and enjoyment. Whether beach-side or over-water, all villas feature stunning interiors with private pools and access to the sandy shores or glistening waters. The sprawling 5-bedroom Royal Residence comes with private beach, spa, gym, two swimming pools, and its own dedicated restaurant. An inspirational Spa, a well-equipped overwater gymnasium, a children’s club and 5 star PADI dive centre mean guests are always able to try something new. The country’s first ice rink invites guests for a world first – ice skating on an eco-friendly synthetic ice rink, overlooking the powder soft beaches and crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean.

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates and manages a world-class portfolio of 15 properties in the Middle East including the flagship Burj Al Arab, 5 properties in Europe and 2 in Asia with 18 properties currently under construction around the globe.

 www.jumeirah.com

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