Vivanta by Taj Bentota is a delightful resort in one of the most stunning settings on the island of Sri Lanka. This Intimate, unforgettably beautiful and conveniently located tropical paradise islet has all the makings for a perfect wedding day and honeymoon

 The romantic resort boasts a vibrant yet relaxing setting where you can discover the best of Sri Lankan hospitality, sophistication and contemporary luxury.

Located 90 km from the airport, the resort is a scenic 62 km drive south from Colombo. So be sure to soak in a bit of Lankan spirit on your airport transfer.

On arrival at the Vivanta by Taj Bentota, guests can marvel at the solid-wood high ceilings that grace the lobby and gaze out to picture postcard views of the Indian Ocean. The resort nestles on a headland between two gold sand beaches and boasts a rare cliff side location with dramatic views over the ocean from several vantage points, lush gardens under swinging palms and striking colonial architecture.

 Wining & dining

With the majestic Indian Ocean playing an apt backdrop, local and international themed cuisines are put on a plate at some of Sri Lanka’s most celebrated restaurants;

  • S.H.A.C.K – serves up fresh seafood in an open air setting overlooking the ocean.
  • Sea View – a stylish fine dining restaurant that boasts of being the preferred choice of wine connoisseurs.
  • Oriental Pavilion – the only authentic Chinese restaurant in Bentota, sure to mesmerize one and all with its delicacies.
  • The Palms – the multi-cuisine eatery on the premises
  • Tease – the hip bar where Bentota’s most imaginative cocktails come alive.

Indulge as the hotel’s chefs dish out culinary creations that leave the palate craving for more. Bask in the beauty of a candlelit dining experience under the stars as the waves orchestrate the sounds of the sea.

Spa & leisure

Splash about the pool, keep to your regime at the Fitness Centre, relax at the Jiva Spa, which blends ancient Indian wisdom with contemporary remedies, the very best in rejuvenation therapy.

Adventure and excursions

The Vivanta by Taj Bentota offers unique experiences for honeymooners and wedding parties, which will enhance your stay in Sri Lanka and create lasting memories including: whale-watching excursions out at high seas, a romantic champagne cruise down the Maddu River and rendezvous at the historical Galle Fort, the Kosgoda Turtle conservation project, and the one-of-a-kind Pinnawela Elephant orphanage.

Weddings

Sri Lanka is a fairytale setting, which has lured many romantic couples over the years, a seductive mix of striking landscapes, tropical beaches, vibrant traditions and laid-back locals. This is why Sri Lanka has become an increasingly popular destination for weddings offering awe-inspiring locations and venues for those in love and starting a new life together.

Vivanta aspires to give you a sublime experience on your special day, with a prospect of having the entire premises to yourself if booked first, with the hotel not accepting any other wedding bookings on the requested day.

With both an indoor and outdoor venues available, more adventurous couples can have their wedding on the beach, whereas for larger weddings, the indoor venue hosts up to 300 people.

With picture-perfect views all around, accompanied by spectacular views of a tropical sunset, couples’ won’t have to wait for their wedding photographer to capture the spirit of your event. Vivanta offers the Taj Group hotels’ guarantee of excellence to ensure that your special celebration goes without a hitch.

 Wedding packages

Weddings

Weddings

(Prices valid up to 15th January 2018, excluding 24th December 2017-3rd January 2018, which is subject to a USD $250 surcharge. Rates include only the below mentioned details and does not include accommodation)

Exotic’ wedding Package

(US$ 2100.00 per couple)

  • Priority check-in
  • Upgrade on room on availability
  • Romantic candle-lit Indian Aromatherapy massage for two – SOMA
  • Lazy Cruse in the Bentota Lagoon
  • Complimentary fruits and flowers in room
  • Bottle of sparkling wine
  • Wedding cake with names engraved and in colour of your choice
  • Bridal Bouquet
  • Buttonhole for groom
  • Dressing up of bride ( The traditional Sri Lankan Saree can be provided by you or rented at an additional cost)
  • Hairdressing of bride
  • A wedding representative for pre wedding consultation
  • Decorations for the location on the wedding day
  • Best men, maids of honor and witness if required
  • Special candlelit seafood dinner on the night of the wedding for the couple
  • Continental breakfast in bed on the morning after the wedding for the couple
  • Charges for Registrar with English translation of certificate

The following add-ons are available at extra charge:

  • Poruwa Ceremony with Jayamangala Gatha (US$ 550)
  •  Bound 24-photo Wedding album by a professional photographer (US$ 425.00)
  • One Hour DVD  (US$ 300.00)
  • Dancers and drummers on wedding day (US $ 280.00)
  • Hire of local costume Jewellery (Price as per selection)

 

Exotic Premium’ Wedding Package

(US$ 3900 per couple)

  • If booked first on the requested day, the hotel will not accept other weddings for this day
  • Priority check-in
  • Upgrade on room on availability
  • Romantic candle-lit Indian Aromatherapy massage for two – SOMA
  • Lazy Cruse in the Bentota Lagoon
  • Complimentary fruits and flowers in room
  • Bottle of sparkling wine
  • Wedding cake with names engraved and in colour of your choice
  • Bridal Bouquet
  •  Buttonhole for groom
  • Dressing up of bride ( The traditional Sri Lankan Saree can be provided by you or rented at an additional cost)
  • Hairdressing of bride
  • A wedding representative for pre wedding consultation
  • Decorations for the location on the wedding day
  • Best man, maids of honour and witness if required
  • Charges for Registrar with English translation of certificate
  • Private dinner for two by the beach or on a terrace for the couple with an exclusive menu.
  •  Continental breakfast in bed on the morning after the wedding for the couple.
  • Dancers to lead the bride to the venue and to perform during ceremony
  • Violinist or Saxophonist or flutist to play background Music
  • Bound Wedding album by a professional photographer ( 24 photographs.8×13)
  • One Hour DVD to cover the ceremony
  • Upgrade to the Presidential Suite or a an Executive Suite on availability on the night of the wedding

“Never-ending I Do’s” with the same arrangements as the above excluding registration could be

organized at US$ 100 less than the contracted wedding package rates.

 

Required Documentation

  • Birth Certificate(s).
  • Passports – copies are only required of the information pages. Do not include the pages containing immigration and visa stamps.
  • An affidavit signed by a solicitor/statutory declaration to confirm who you are and your present status (un-Married).
  • The affidavit (Unmarried Certificate) or Divorced Certificate as appropriate should be certified by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (for British nationals) and legalised by the Sri Lanka High Commission, London.
  • The fee applicable for certification of the documents to bear by the guest. For other nationals the document should be certified by their respective Foreign Ministries.
  • Business Visa
  • If divorced-decree absolute/s
  • If you have changed your name, a deed poll (including divorcees who have reverted to their maiden names).
  • If widowed, the death certificate of your late spouse and your previous marriage certificate/s.
  • If adopted, an adoption certificate.
  • If any document provided is not in English, then a translation from a legally recognized translator.
  • A letter stating your full names, postal addresses and occupations.
  • A letter stating the full names, addresses and occupations of your parents.
  • You must be 21 years of age or over. If under 21 years of age, evidence of parental consent in the form of a statutory declaration.

Conditions :

  • The hotel should receive photo copies of documents (1 to 8)relevant to you and letters 9 &
  • 10 two weeks prior to the date of your proposed marriage. You are advised to send them
  • by courier.
  • Originals of all documents (1 to 8) should be brought with you when you arrive at the hotel.
  • You are required to be resident in Sri Lanka atleast 5 days prior to your wedding. Therefore you are advised to be at the hotel atleast 5 days before the wedding of which 4 days should be working days in Sri Lanka. Before finalizing the date of your arrival please check with the wedding coordinator regarding public holidays.
  • Weddings are conducted Monday to Sundays excluding Public Holidays

Further information

Wedding co-ordinator:

Kavindu and Virani

Email: Bqtvivanta.Bentota@Tajhotels.com

Resort reservations:

National Holiday Resorts

Bentota – 80500  Sri Lanka

T: +94 34 5555 555 Tajhotels.com

bookvivanta.bentota@tajhotels.com

 

 

Address

Our Address:

Vivanta by Taj Bentota, Sri Lanka