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Licenses/Legalities

The Indonesian Government requirements for arranging a legally binding marriage vows are quite specific. Once these guidelines are met the legal formalities are relatively easy to manage. When a couple decides to get married in Bali our Bali-based agent files all of the necessary paperwork with Indonesian authorities. Originals of all legal and religious documentation must be brought to Indonesia and shown as proof before the ceremony takes place.

Will my marriage in Bali be legally recognized?

The Indonesian Government requirements for arranging a legally binding marriage vows are quite specific. Once these guidelines are met the legal formalities are relatively easy to manage.

When a couple decides to get married in Bali our Bali-based agent files all of the necessary paperwork with Indonesian authorities. Originals of all legal and religious documentation must be brought to Indonesia and shown as proof before the ceremony takes place.

Once these documents and certificates have been arranged and lodged your marriage is legally recognized.

Is there any special visa requirement?

Since February 2004, the Indonesian Government implemented a Visa on Arrival applicable to 21 countries and territories. It is advisable to contact your local embassy or Indonesian Consulate to inquire if your country is exempt from these regulations. In addition all passports must have minimum 6 months validity on them.

What is the best month and best time to get married?

Bali has wonderful year round climate with tropical temperatures that is consistently around 30 degrees Celsius. Favorite times are mid morning at 10:00a.m., or 5:30p.m. just prior to sunset to capture the spectacular glow cast over the Resort.

What do I do if it rains?

For outdoor ceremony venues, wet weather alternatives such as our luxuriously-appointed ballroom or restaurants are available.

What type of celebrants conduct the marriage ceremony?

We have a range of celebrants offering religious and non-religious ceremonies, including options for Commitment Ceremonies, vows renewals or affirmations. You may choose to have either a male or female celebrant or official to conduct your ceremony.

Are we able to write our own wedding vows?

Yes certainly. Our marriage celebrants encourage the input of the Bride & Groom to make their special day as intimate and personal as desired.

Will my ceremony be private if held in your resort?

AYANA Resort and Spa is surrounded by 77 hectares of land. All wedding venues are private, secluded and secure with hotel staff and signage dedicated to protect the privacy of all wedding guests.

How much prior to my wedding should I start preparations?

At least 4 months prior to your wedding date is ideal to secure your booking and commence preparations. Subject to availability, the Resort may also accommodate requests within a one month time frame.

Who will assist me with preparations?

A dedicated Wedding Specialist is personally appointed to manage and orchestrate your special day and is assigned to you from your initial inquiry until your fond farewell as a married couple.

Will I need a wedding rehearsal?

Your personal wedding specialist recommends a final meeting, walk through and briefing the day prior to your wedding if this is suitable to the bride and groom.

How much does a wedding at AYANA Resort and Spa Bali cost?

There are many options available from a Bride & Groom only package to a lavish sit-down dinner affair. Wedding arrangements are designed to suit your budget, with a wide choice of locations, catering options, decorations and other details to create complete wedding and honeymoon packages tailored to your needs. Please contact our Wedding Specialist who will assist you to plan a beautifully enchanting day in an exquisite destination.

Do you offer Photography or Video Services?

Packages and resort location schedules are offered at competitive rates in digital or print and vary according to individual budget and options.

Do you have any on-site bridal boutique?

AYANA Resort and Spa has an exclusive on-property bridal and wedding services boutique operated by leading bridal company, “White Door Weddings Bali.” White Door Weddings Bali recently launched Bali’s first exclusive bridal boutique and services on the grounds of AYANA Resort and Spa. They offer a wide selection of wedding dresses in direct from the latest designer collections and shows in Europe and Asia. Dresses, suits and bridal accessories can be purchased or rented in a range of sizes from XXS to XXL.

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