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Destination Wedding Packages - Unique, Intimate Cook Island Wedding Packages

Magical Weddings with Makayla Palms & Wedded Bliss

Wedded Bliss are highly specialised professional island wedding planners who have created over 500 successful Cook Island weddings. Andrea and Fiona will work with you and within your budget to put together a package for your dream wedding.

Whether you prefer a traditional, religious or a more modern and stylised wedding at the edge of a stunning lagoon, Wedded Bliss Rarotonga will be at your service taking care of everything. Rarotonga is one of the best places to get married!

Makayla Palms and Wedded Bliss cater for intimate weddings for 2 to 20 people. For your dream Rarotonga wedding we offer:

  • a magnificent white sandy beach wedding destination or church setting
  • a unique and private wedding ceremony
  • romantic wedding accommodation in the beautiful Cook Islands at Makayla Palms either for the wedding group or wedding guests

Beautiful Rarotonga Wedding Accommodation

The holiday accommodation at Makayla Palms is the perfect romantic wedding accommodation in the beautiful Cook Islands. Small, boutique and private, the villas are a short stroll from the stunning Titikaveka beach and lagoon. They are architecturally designed, self catering, spacious and the ultimate in comfort and relaxation.

Set among beautifully landscaped gardens is a gazebo for guest use that seats twenty comfortably and can be used for friends and family to gather for your destination wedding.

Wedding packages for 2014

Romance Wedding Package $1,399

Our entry level package, which forms the basis for customised options. The Romance Package includes the logistics and production of the following:

  • Wedded Bliss will be on hand for unlimited professional advice and guidance. We communicate with you regularly by email to update you with progress.
  • Wedding Management from the Wedded Bliss Team, including: accommodation assistance for the Bride & Groom plus guests at our select properties; arrival wedding consultation; venue walk through; marriage licence application and assistance; scheduling meetings with suppliers; Wedding Ceremony attendance through until you depart for your reception.
  • Ceremony Venue and preparation; Signing table and chairs with white linen.
  • Marriage celebrant with full consultation to personalise the wedding service.
  • Round Bouquet for the Bride & Buttonhole or Neck Ei for the Groom.
  • Bottle of Celebration Bubbly to toast your union.
  • Special island gift to commemorate your wedding day.

Memories Wedding Package $3,499

The Memories Package comprises some of our most popular inclusions and is perfect for couples or groups and can be tailor made to suit. The Memories Package includes the logistics and production of the following:

  • Wedded Bliss will be on hand for unlimited professional advice and guidance. We communicate with you regularly by email to update you with progress.
  • Wedding Management from the Wedded Bliss Team, including: accommodation assistance for the Bride & Groom plus guests at our select properties; arrival wedding consultation; venue walkthrough; marriage licence application and assistance; scheduling meetings with suppliers; Wedding Ceremony attendance through until you depart for your reception.
  • Ceremony Venue and preparation; Signing table and chairs with white linen.
  • Marriage celebrant with full consultation to personalise the wedding service.
  • Photography Package
    {Couples Package to include Bride's pre-ceremony preparation, ceremony and signing, a fun shoot with the Bride & Groom to finish. If you have guests or would like greater coverage please ask us about upgrade options to ensure full detailed coverage. Receive your edited images on USB, in signature slip-box packaging.}
  • Experienced Hair and Makeup Professional to style the Bride. Bridesmaid options available.
  • Round Bouquet for the Bride & Buttonhole or Neck Ei for the Groom.
  • Beach decoration - choose from Floral Flame Torches (4), Floral Arch, Bamboo Gazebo with mull draping and flower decoration.
  • Island String Band.
  • 1 Tier Wedding cake with delicious flavours to choose from.
  • Bottle of Celebration Bubbly to toast your union.
  • Special island gift to commemorate your wedding day.

Personalised Services

Looking for something a bit different? We will work with you to create the ideal tailored package. Ask us about the following services...

  • Photography packages to include family and friends, extra images, different island locations, Trash the Dress, Stop Motion DVD
  • Hair & makeup styling with or trained professionals
  • Delicious Wedding Cakes
  • DVD
  • Flower arrangements
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Island String Band, live duo, DJ
  • Traditional Island dancers and Fire Dancers
  • Private Receptions under Marquee
  • Group pre-wedding gatherings

Marriage Legal Requirements in Rarotonga

  • An application must be made in person to the Registrar of Marriages in Rarotonga
  • You must apply three working days prior to the wedding
  • This requirement may sometimes be waived for a NZ$100 fee
  • Your passport and birth certificate will be required
  • If you are divorced you will need a copy of your Decree Nisi or the death certificate of your previous spouse
  • All documents must be in English
  • Weddings in the Cook Islands are legally binding and internationally recognised


Please note:
Due to the religious nature of the Cook Islands, weddings will not take place on a Sunday. A surcharge is applicable if a wedding is held on a Public Holiday.

 

Together Makayla Palms and Wedded Bliss will create "memories of a lifetime" in one of the best places to get married - your very special wedding day in paradise.

 

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