With the Australian winter season well and truly in full swing, there’s never been a better time to plan a destination wedding somewhere warm and tropical. We’ve done the hard yards and sourced the most unusual places to get married in Fiji, an archipelago far enough away from Australia to feel exotic, but close enough that all your friends will be able to come along for the reception.
Naihehe means ‘a place to get lost’ and was once home to the people of the Sautabu during time of warfare in Fiji. Now an attraction on the island of Viti Levu, the Naihehe Cave has proved a magical setting for weddings and vowel renewals alike. The “Bete”, or priest of the cave must give permission upon entering this sacred site, once inside the Cathedral Chamber the candlelit ceremony will take place with the local female choir singing in perfect harmony with the acoustics of their sacred location.
Say ‘I-do’ under the green canopy of the Fijian rainforest. The big day can be as authentically Fijian as you like with traditional dress, typical Fijian flora and a local village minister or celebrant who can conduct your wedding. The vibrantly green surroundings will feel like your own lost paradise.
Nestled amidst lush tropical gardens on the edge of a golden sand beach, overlooking a tranquil lagoon. The stunning Warwick Fiji is the ultimate escape for an unforgettable romantic occasion. Offering unparalleled service and surroundings, The Warwick Fiji wedding ceremony promises to deliver the perfect opportunity to be pampered in paradise. Every wedding occasion is tailored to the couple’s desires, whether it’s a simple, private affair or an elaborate occasion for many.
Tie the knot surrounded by family and friends at one of the world’s most unique wedding venues. Catering up to 100 guests, Cloud 9’s location offers complete privacy and breathtaking 360-degree views of Fiji’s incredible Mamanuca and Yasawa Island groups. The two level floating platform will play the perfect stage for the big day. Cloud 9 is close to the main island of Fiji, Viti Levu, with the closest town being Nadi. It is only a 40 – 45 minute boat trip from Port Denarau or a 10 minute speed boat from selected resorts.
Matangi’s intimate setting makes it the perfect location for a memorable Fiji wedding. The weddings held at Matangi are typically set under a floral arch at sunset, other settings on the horseshoe-shaped island are available for the big day such as garden, poolside or on the deck over the ocean. All weddings are feature native Fijian flowers and have a local choir signing to guests allowing them to experience the true essence of Fiji.
Tranquil, peaceful and for adults only, Lomani Island Resort offers an ideal location in Fiji, with miles of white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters at your doorstep. Wedding coordinators will take the hard work and stress out of organising a wedding, allowing you to relax with friends and family poolside or relaxing on the pristine beach that surrounds the resort. With only 26 rooms, the opportunity to make Lomani Island Resort your own is easily within reach.
Sail the turquoise seas of Fiji to the wedding of your desire. Captain Cook Cruises offers shipboard or beach weddings in the remotest of locations with just you and your ‘mate’ or with a group of family and friends. Chose from the traditional tallship, suave catamaran or the classic cruise.
This Bel’Mare is a luxury catamaran that can feature all aspects of your chosen wedding from pre-wedding breakfast with you wedding party, float the Fijian ocean for the ceremony or stay on to celebrate with your closest 20 friends or take advantage and indulge in a sunset cocktail reception followed by sit down dinner.