The Seychelles are a beautiful collection of islands offering an unspoilt and uncommercialised atmosphere – perfect for a destination wedding. Deserted tropical beaches aren’t hard to come by, and the selection of gorgeous venues give you so many options to plan the wedding of your dreams.Cerf Island and Bird Island come highly recommended from many couples who chose to marry in the peace and tranquility of the Seychelles. With no tv, no cars and no roads, it really does offer the opportunity for you and your guests to escape from the technologies and fuss of the everyday world. Imagine a ceremony on the white sand beaches with the ocean as your backdrop, walking up a lantern-lit aisle to your loved one under a floral archway. Or perhaps a glamorous affair in an exquisite hotel where every need is catered for, from relaxing spa treatments before the day to a romantic reception with all your friends and family.
At the touch of a button people around the world are able to follow their favourite celebrities and have insights into their world, including into their wedding days. From extravagant balls to numerous outfit changes, to the secret and subtle ceremonies, the public always finds out. But what impact does that have on our wishes and expectations for our own weddings? Does it make us competitive?Sometimes we find ourselves stalking celebrity weddings for the sheer fun of seeing what those in the limelight choose to do, where they focus their attention, who’s attended and how many! They are the trend-setters of today – just look at the amount of Cinderella carriages that were booked after Katie Price and Peter Andre first tied the knot. It’s all about the who, what, where and how. People want to replicate or outdo those in the public eye, and nowadays it is an achievable dream.
The Westin Valencia is an elegant 5 star award-winning hotel in the centre of the city, boasting 135 beautifully presented rooms and suites, some complete with their own private terrace jacuzzi. It really is a place worth staying as an experience in itself.After relaxing during the day in the Caroli Health club with a multitude of treatments on offer, guests can enjoy a dining experience in one of the three on-site restaurants.