Kauai Weddings

For the happy couple that chooses a traditional Hawaiian wedding Kauai can be the most ideal, and one of the most beautiful, islands for the special day. Many couples planning a ceremony choose Kauai weddings for the islands untamed beauty and lush, wild surroundings. Beach ceremonies are popular with those who have close ties to nature and an affection for astounding natural backdrops. There are plenty of Kauai luxury hotels perfect for honeymoons, or, if you prefer complete privacy, opt for one of the secluded Kauai vacation rentals for a clandestine retreat.

There are different ways to plan a traditional Hawaiian wedding Kauai island will play a part of. Begin with the basics of securing your marriage certificate. In Hawaii there are no citizenship or residence requirements meaning anyone can choose Kauai weddings to mark their union. The only requirement is that both participants have reached the legal age of 18. With that in tact the couple will have to pay a small fee for the license and then are free to create the ceremony of their dreams. There are so many things to do in Kauai that make it an all-encompassing destination. Kauai diving is popular and the most adventurous have underwater weddings!

One of the most popular places for a wedding in Kauai is the Chapel by the Sea at Kauai Lagoons. The chapel is directly affiliated with the Marriott on Kalapaki Beach. It's set above the sparkling tranquility of the lagoon with magnificent views of the mountains and ocean. Open doors create a setting like outdoor Kauai weddings only you're completely protected if it happens to rain. Your Kauai wedding photographer will capture your most important moments surrounded by vibrant, tropical flowers, calm lagoons, alluring palms and sweeping views. The chapel is architecturally pleasing and elegant making it ideal for photos. Afterwards a small Kauai luau is the best way to celebrate with friends and family.

The second favored location is Na Aina Kai Botannical on the northeast shore of Kauai. The area is brimming with flowers, waterfalls, ocean vistas, lush, green landscape and blue lagoons. You will say your vows in total privacy as your Kauai wedding photographer captures it all. The 240-acre site plays a vital role in your wedding photos during and after the photos where you'll have the opportunity to have your pictures taken in a number of idyllic areas. Any local wedding coordinator can help arrange Kauai weddings at the gardens or you can arrange them on your own.

There are many wedding coordinators to choose from who will help arrange a day you will never forget. You can receive help arranging the location in arranging the entire days events. For a traditional Hawaiian wedding Kauai wedding coordinators will arrange all the customary elements like pouring of the sand which represents unification. He or she will also create the breathtaking flower circle, arrange for the colorful leis, bridal flowers, music, tikis and the ancestral conch shell. You can also have any Kauai tours you're interested in taking arranged for your honeymoon.

For much less then the price of an expensive North American wedding, your package, if you choose one, will include an onsite coordinator, a professional Kauai wedding photographer, minister of your choice, all your flowers, entertainment, a Hawaiian hula dancer and your adorned wedding certificate. Many packages also include a conch shell blower, a professional video of the ceremony, a complete wedding album and the beach location. With a traditional Hawaiian wedding Kauai wedding coordinators will often let you customize your ceremony and choose the elements most important to you. You can also choose a more remote location such as Wailua Falls at the Fern Grotto or another favorite which is along the north Napali Coast.

If you need to arrange a Kauai wedding photographer separately there are several on the island specializing in Kauai weddings. You can ask for samples and testimonials of their work via the internet or by mail to examine your options. You'll need to book a photographer well in advance, especially if you're planning a summer ceremony. Once you're set you can savor the fact that your wedding will be in one of the most beautiful places in the world and will be a day that will remain a vivid memory forever.

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