WEDDING- ZANZIBAR Style in Vanilla House
Extremely exotic wedding on Zanzibar. With local people we will make you feel like in a Fairy tale of One Thousand and One Nights. It’s the wedding for cuples who don’t like long and exhausting preparations, like in Polish or European traditions. We will arrange everything (including official matters) and you will be special guests on your own wedding!
Upon arrival Young Couple settle down in their room which is available for them all day and night.
Bride is ritually painted – henna all over her hands and legs. It’s for luck to the young couple never experienced crises. In the meantime our team decorate the house with garlands of exotic flowers.
Light lunch (vegetables or fruit salad / soup / other local snack). Time for relax and swimm in the Indian Ocean if the tide. Time to prepare for the ceremony – ironing clothes, makeup or rest.
Groom dressed in white trousers and a light shirt, bride may be in a white or color dress.
Young Couple gets and drinks traditional non-alcoholic cocktail (with nutmeg, which is an aphrodisiac).
The arrival of a government official and a photographer (if ordered), groom provide original documents and passport photos.
Drummers come and start to play. On Zanzibar drums always announce a special event – it attracts local people.
Wedding is in English, the oath is read from the given document. Your guests or our local friends can be witnesses at the wedding. They must have only a passport or other identity document. In the case of a church wedding, you need documents such as the Catholic Church and witnesses must be Catholic.
The wedding takes place according to the wishes of Young Couple: on the terrace of the Vanilla House, on the beach in front of Vanilla House or under a palm tree beside the Vanilla House. During the ceremony photographer takes pictures (if ordered). We can expect that on the beach around Vanilla House will meet the villagers enticed by the sounds of drums. This is a great attraction for the inhabitants, who according to tradition may be part of the wedding ceremony and fun at the local music.
The musicians play and the fun begins. Young Couple with a photographer (if ordered) goes on a photo shoot on the beach, by the ocean and in the village.
Wedding dinner begins. In the program we have 8 people together with a Young Couple, unless it would be other special order, increase the number of guests.
Music still playing, we light the bonfire. Natives and wedding guests start dancing on the beach.
For guests, not even tributed, according to local custom you have to prepare sufficient quantity of rice with spices – dish called biryani. It is for the Young Couple luck – it will brings them wealth and prosperity for all life. ( Biryani is included in the price)
End of celebrations and fun. On Zanzibar is already very late and dark.
1930$ per couple
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