Escape Gili wedding - an experience you will never forget
An escape Gili wedding is the epitome of romance. On a tropical desert island with no motorised vehicles and small population of friendly locals, you can’t get much better than a wedding in Gili islands. The Gili Islands are located on the north west side of Lombok Island, an easy ride from Bali or Lombok. These paradise islands are a haven for lovers of the ocean and lovers of romance. There are three islands in total, Gili Trawangan is the largest island and know for it’s great parties and Gili Air is the medium sized island with some fantastic cafes and restaurants.
Just two kilometres long and one wide, Gili Meno is the smallest of the three Gili Islands. It is also the most peaceful and under developed, giving it a real deserted island charm. Visitors can stroll around the island along the beach or paths in under two hours. Most of the accommodation is scattered along the east coast and inland, visitors can see the unique salty lake and many beautiful coconut plantations. The lake hosts a collection of flora and fauna that is utterly remarkable for such a small island ecosystem. Migratory birds, rare blue kingfishers and tropical feathered creatures can be spotted in the foliage above, and if you are lucky you can see the huge but shy monitor lizard. Gili Meno offers a level of escapism and romance that takes makes it perfect for romantic wedding ceremonies and honeymoons. An abundance of fresh fish, grilled to perfection and delicious local style food is readily available in the local cafes and restaurants.
For those couples who enjoy the ocean, Gili Meno is home to some of the best dive sites and snorkelling reefs in the Gilis. Turtles are often spotted in the shallow reefs and the infamous ‘Gili Meno Wall’ is home to larger groups of turtles.You’ll also encounter crustaceans, Spanish dancers, crabs, lobsters, cuttlefish, scorpion fish and an enchanting array of other ocean critters. For those that prefer land based relaxation, there are plenty of hammocks and friendly locals happy to join in a game of chess or two. You can also take a trip around the island on a horse and cart, cycle or simply take a stroll meandering through the island’s pathways.
Wedding in Gili islands offers more than just romance
A wedding in Gili offers more than just romance, a world away from the stresses and strains of everyday life, couples can disconnect, relax and unwind so that they can focus all of their hearts and minds on their big day and on each other. With the perfect blend of stunning ocean edges, powdery white sand and perfect sunsets, this amazing island is an ideal romantic escape. The beautiful bride will look simply divine with her glowing sun kissed skin, beautiful wedding dress blowing in the ocean breeze and a happy husband to be at her side. With the warm sun, sand between their toes and the peaceful sounds of the ocean, the happy couple can start off their lives together in blissful surroundings. An escape Gili wedding is truly what dreams are made of and the team at Baliwedding have created a selection of Escape Gili Wedding packages to suit all requirements and budgets.
Some of the best Gili weddings
The ‘intimacy escape Gili wedding’ package offers great value for money. Set on the powdery white sand beach, this amazing wedding in Gili islands includes a professional wedding photographer to capture those perfect romantic moments, a blend of beautiful decorations for the altar, flower stands, hand bouquet, floral walkway, pillow for rings and a beautifully designed welcome board. The package also includes a celebrant, romantic background music and a memory certificate. This special escape Gili wedding package offers all the basic inclusions for a couple to enjoy a professionally organised, and beautifully decorated, simple wedding ceremony on the beach. The beauty of this Gili wedding is it’s accessibility for couples who might not have huge budgets. Baliwedding have made the impossible possible by creating a package that couples can afford and are still able to enjoy the romance and beauty of a tropical island wedding.
The ‘perfect escape Gili wedding’ package offers a few more elements. This package includes transfers to and from Bali and some extra elements before the wedding such as a bridal make over (makeup and hair with hair piece) and lunch upon arrival. As well as a professional photographer, the couple also receive a tropical style flower gate, floral walkway, altar table, ring pillow and flowers, a stunning bouquet and flower shower. A decorative welcome board greets the happy couple and the package also includes a cake, bottle of wine and some fun props for the photosession. The actual ceremony is led by a professional celebrant with soft background music as the bride floats down the bridal walk way flanked by lovely flower girls. To top off this fantastic escape Gili wedding package, the newlyweds can enjoy a beautifully decorated romantic dinner on the beach followed by an even more romantic night in a bungalow. Before retiring to bed, the happy couple can release 2 beautiful sky lanterns to light up the night sky with their love. Upon their return home the newlyweds will be able to share their beautifully decorated memory certificate as well as a selection of enviable wedding photos that look like they have been lifted from a luxury wedding magazine.
Whichever escape Gili wedding couples choose, they can be guaranteed a day filled with romance and love.