Weddings in Mauritius

How & where to get married

If you wish to laze in paradise while being pampered in Indian Ocean luxury in a fantastic resort hotel, then a Mauritius wedding could be a fantastic option for you.

Expect a Mauritius wedding reception is typically an exuberant celebration, with food, drink and dancing that lasts hours...


Top reasons to get married in Mauritius

Why choose Mauritius for your wedding?

  • Amazing beach weddings
    Take a yacht to nearby deserted Indian Ocean island to get married on a beach with perfect white sand.
  • Easy to get married
    Legally it is relatively simple to marry in Mauritius.
  • Ideal wedding honeymoon
    Exotic location for a once in a lifetime wedding & honeymoon.
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This island truly is paradise - getting married in Mauritius is getting married in the perfect romantic wedding destination. With thickly wooded mountain peaks towering above a stunning coastline Mauritius has an air of sophistication and a unique blend of French, Indian, Chinese and Creole cultures.

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Mauritius is mountainous, edged with stunning beaches and ringed with a coral reef, which you can experience close up through snorkeling or diving.

Boating and swimming are both popular off the coast.

The island is a cultural melting pot with Indian, European, Chinese and African influences. This is particularly reflected in the delicious national cuisine which brings together tastes from all over the world.

Weddings in Mauritius come in all shapes & sizes helped by simple legal requirements. Places to be married in Mauritius are wide & varied. Locations for a Mauritius wedding include on a deserted Indian Ocean white sand Mauritius beach for a amazing beach wedding or in a tropical flower garden overlooking the ocean.

Mauritius wedding

In Mauritius you can get married virtually anywhere, including a local church, on board a yacht, in a luxury resort hotel or even a Mauritius civil wedding ceremony in a Buddhist temple - it's all possible. Many couples choose to take a yacht to nearby deserted islands & exchange their wedding vows on a fantasy beach.

sega wedding dance

Don't be suprised if locals perform the Sega dance of Mauritius at your wedding. Introduced by slaves during the colonial period, the sega is an exotic dance performed at weddings.

Expect a Mauritius wedding reception is typically an exuberant celebration, with food, drink and dancing that lasts hours.

Most couples for the convenience, experience, and amazing beautiful locations, opt to have their Mauritius marriage at the hotel resort they are staying. Many amazing resorts offer wedding services in Mauritius - often with a complete package to make everything as simple as possible for you. Many Mauritius luxury resorts have fantastic locations on their grounds for wedding ceremonies & receptions.

You can take a package wedding from a travel company, hire a local wedding planner or save money & do most of the wedding planning yourself. There are many options to choose from, but planning a wedding in Mauritius may not be as confusing as it appears.

Legally it is relatively simple to marry in Mauritius. Weddings are legal in Mauritius for couples from the US, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Europe & most other countries.

As non - residents you can get married in Mauritius just one day after arrival. To marry in Mauritius you just basically need proof that you are who you say you are, that you are single, old enough and then are therefore free to marry!

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  • Mauritius is absolutely stunning - we completely fell in love with the place! The ocean, beach, mountains... everything - all just a perfect backdrop. We got married looking out over the ocean and then had BBQ on beach with bonfire and torches!- Janice & Oscar, wed in Mauritius