Bali – the Island of the Gods
Tie the knot in Bali, one of the most romantic islands in the world and celebrate in the style of the mystical Far East
If you are looking for an idyllic tropical island for your wedding, where you can have a distinctive ceremony that reflects the culture and traditions of the island, then Bali is the perfect choice. It’s also a gorgeous destination for dream honeymoons.
The magical Indonesian island of Bali offers stunningly beautiful scenery, luxurious resort hotels to host your wedding and honeymoon and plenty of activities to keep you occupied should you feel like taking time away from those sublime palm fringed beaches for which the island is renowned.
Bali will seduce you with its rich cultural heritage and intriguing blend of spectacular sites and breathtaking scenery, friendly locals and romantic eastern charm. Be sure to visit the Sea Temple of Tanah Lot as well as the magnificent Maduwe Karang Temple; watch elephants bathe at the Elephant Safari Park; admire the vivid green terraced rice fields; soak up the sun on the dazzling white beaches of the south and tranquil black sands in the west and north; discover some of the best crafts and shopping and indulge in a sublime couples Balinese massage at a luxury spa resort. For active couples, watersports are available in abundance, including surfing and diving.
Bali’s peak season is June to September, when it’s hot and there’s very little rain. You can save money by visiting at other times of the year, although the weather may be slightly wetter.
Marry in Bali
When you marry in Bali you can embrace the local customs and traditions – including walking down the aisle flanked by Balinese dancers to the sound of traditional music, in an enchanting, tropical location.
Before you head to Bali you must check that the paperwork and legal criteria is in place. To marry in Bali you must be over 18-years-old and must stay in Bali for at least 10 days. Once there the couple must visit the British Consulate in Denpasar (only available to British passport holders). Both parties must ideally be of the same religion – if one of you is Protestant and the other Catholic, you’ll need to sign an affidavit in resort that your ceremony will be conducted by a Protestant Minister . Additional information may be required for other religions .
Full 10 year British passport
Original birth certificate
Original decree absolute (if divorced)
Original death certificates (if widowed)
Original adoption certificate (if adopted)
Original deed poll notice (if changed name)
Certificate of No Impediment, issued by your UK Registry Office – takes up to 21 days; must be issued within three months of wedding date.