Secular and Buddhist Thailand Beach Wedding

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Description

Secular & Buddhist Thailand Beach Wedding Experience

This popular combination provides a wedding opportunity where East meets West in a merging of traditions and customs. Our Secular and Buddhist Thailand beach wedding offers the best of both worlds where the harmony and splendour of the Buddhist ceremony complements the simplicity and romance of the western secular ceremony. The result is an unforgettable and interesting Thailand beach wedding experience. This non-religious western ceremony is the most popular wedding choice and contains enough Thai elements to make the day very special and a little different to anything previously experienced by most of the guests.

The Buddhist ceremony takes place first in the beachfront Sala ,in the presence of the monks, and combining traditional blessings and Buddhist chants in the ancient Pali language to provide a spiritual union.

This is followed by the secular wedding on the beach which is conducted in a relaxed and natural way befitting of a Thailand beach wedding ceremony, but with an appropriate amount of formality. Wording chosen by the bride and groom, is blended together with recognizable wedding elements such as a vow and ring exchange as well as a symbolic sand ceremony to complete the proceedings.

Imagine the two of you standing on a white sandy beach while the sun begins to set over the Gulf of Thailand. As the gentle sounds of the sea fill your senses, it’s hard to think of more perfect way to start your married life together.

Packages Inclusions

Secular & Buddhist Thailand Beach Wedding Experience

Planning and coordination

  • Direct contact with Faraway wedding planner from conception, to planning, to realization
  • Access to unique interactive online wedding planning tools
  • Pre wedding meeting
  • Onsite wedding coordination and supervision

Faraway villa (Private beachside venue)

  • Day use of the villa (12 midday till 12 Midnight)

Faraway wedding gazebo

  • Floral decoration
  • 6 flower displays on bamboo stands
  • Ceremonial area decoration
  • 30 handcrafted floral displays
  • Wedding gazebo and chair decorations
  • 12 floral fire-torches
  • Bride’s bouquet and Groom’s buttonhole
  • Special wedding garland for bride and groom
  • Lotus flowers for Buddha and Monks

Transfer to and from the villa in private car
Welcome drink on arrival (fruit punch)
Traditional Thai long drum procession and welcome dance
Secular ceremony (non religious)

  • Native English speaking celebrant and option of beach or beachside ceremony
  • Unity sand ceremony
  • Wedding vows
  • Choose from sample texts of complete vows, modify vows to include personal
  • sentiments or supply your own entirely originals vows if you wish

Buddhist ceremony (5 monks)

  • Monetary donation to the temple, and 5 Sang-Katan (gifts for monks)
  • Water blessing ceremony
  • Planting a love tree
  • Bird release (to make merit)

Raising the “Just Married” flag
Professional digital photography (4 hours)

  • Wedding album with a selection of 50-60 photos
  • 1 large framed photo (8×10 inches)
  • USB memory stick containing all original digital photos
  • Please allow 7 days for the photo package to be ready
  • The package can be couried to an agreed address for an extra cost if required

1 bottle of real Champagne for celebration toast
3 tiered wedding cake
Special cocktail each for bride & groom (served in a fresh pineapple or coconut)
Canapes
Fire Lanterns (1)
Decorative wedding certificate

Cost: 114,500 baht + 9,000 baht service charge

(price based on the bride and groom only. For guest package options see next tab)

Guest Packages

Guest Package Options

Standard Guest Package- 600 Baht / guest
• Use of villa facilities
• Chair hire and decorations (chair cover & floral decoration)
• Non alcoholic welcome drink (fruit punch) upon arrival
• Rose petal confetti
Deluxe Guest Package- 1150 Baht /guest
• Use of villa facilities
• Chair hire and decorations (chair cover & floral decoration)
• Non alcoholic welcome drink (fruit punch) upon arrival
• Rose petal confetti
• Commemorative Faraway hand fan
• Scented cold towel
• 1 glass of sparkling wine for celebration toast
• Canapes
• Fire lantern (1 per couple)

Terms and conditions
• A guest package is compulsory for all guests.
• Items in the packages are not interchangeble.
• Package chosen must be for all of the party.
• For children under 6, no guest package is necessary.
• For children aged 6 till 12, the cost will be half the price of the package
chosen.

FAQ

Secular Buddhist Thailand Beach Wedding FAQ’s

The Buddhist ceremony usually starts at 4pm.
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