Beaches have an aura of serenity and calmness that embalms them. A Kerala beach wedding is a chance to say "I do" under open skies with the soothing sounds of waves pounding in the background. Kerala is blessed with a number of pristine beaches which are perfect venues for beach weddings. What better place to swear a bond till death sets us apart than in a shore which has survived the sand of time, literally. Beach wedding negates the embarrassment of low guest attendance. Another advantage of beach weddings is that compared to indoor weddings, they are much more cost-effective.
Kerala has a plethora of beaches where one can arrange one's wedding. A Kerala beach wedding can be arranged at the Kovalam, Somatheeram, Varkala and Shanghumukham as they are ideal precincts for a Kerala beach wedding. Kovalam is a famed beach with an endless expanse of sugar white sandy shore and sparkling cerulean waters. A mountain cliff overlooks the Varkala beach that is extremely beautiful.
One can tie the knot in traditional Kerala style with the groom arriving on an elephant, bride draped in a traditional sari and the feast served on banyan leaves. One can add extra spice to their Kerala beach wedding with a host of special features. Kovalam houses numerous resorts where you can rent a yatch and set sailing with your loved one. In the evening, you can throw a party with barbeque grill and music for your guests. A Kerala beach wedding is truly an experience that one can treasure for a lifetime.
One can go for English Weddings or Indian style weddings. The traditional wedding in Kerala is accompanied by folk music performance, floral décor, and bridal bouquet and groom's boutonniere.
Traditional wedding in Kerala is an elaborate affair which goes on for more than a day. From exchange of garlands to the blessings by the priest, the traditional Kerala wedding involves everything. Finally groom ties the nuptial thread amidst the music of the band and the flowers are showered on the bride groom.
If you wish to follow the traditional rules then you can ride an elephant to reach the bride's place or the decorated Pandal. The feast is generally served on banana leaves. The wedding ends with a performance of a classical dance troupe.
The backwater destinations of Kerala are also quite popular as the wedding venues in Kerala. Amidst palm groves and emerald green waters, start your journey towards a new life and relationship. The houseboats in the lake are the ideal destination for the honeymoon couples.