JW Marriott Phuket Resort &Spa

Tropical Wonderland Weddings

Tropical Wonderland Weddings at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, the first JW Marriott resort in Asia, is a perfect destination for weddings and honeymoons - or both!

The Venue
Set in 11 hectares of exquisite tropical gardens, it has 17 kms of natural, undeveloped beachfront, adjacent to the Sirinath Marine National Park and sea turtle nesting area. Accommodations are spacious and elegant with a minimum of 47 square meters (508 square feet) of luxurious living space, featuring Thai design and interior accents reflecting the ambiance of the destination. Its 265 rooms, including 13 suites, all face towards the Andaman Sea.

The resort is just 15 minutes north of Phuket International Airport, enabling guests to be poolside with an exotic cocktail in hand, or straight to the spa for pampering, within 30 minutes of touchdown. Facilities include seven restaurants and bars, two magnificent swimming pools, a Mandara Spa, shopping arcade, championship pitch and putt golfing green and a fitness center.

The Mandara Spa complex covers 1,119 square meter (12,300 square feet) and includes ten private double treatment suites and a full service beauty salon. The spa interior focuses on the exotic beauty of Thai traditional architecture and artifacts subtly blending with the classic elegance of contemporary design, evoking a feeling of "spiritual tranquility and harmony" with nature.

A wide range of traditional and international health and beauty treatments are available, featuring high quality imported products as well as natural products grown in Thailand. Rich coffee scrubs, aromatic facials, soothing oils and the gentle, healing touch of gracious Thai masseurs make treatments a truly sensational experience, restoring the senses to a state of peace and balance.

Wedding Ceremonies
Weddings can be arranged for a special ceremony for two, up to a full scale event for up to 400 people in either an indoor or outdoor setting as preferred.

In addition to the Christian style wedding, the resort specializes in cultural Thai ceremonies, offering a traditional Thai Buddhist ceremony that is performed in the central part of the country, or a southern Phuket style wedding in keeping with the resort's magnificent location.

Many special touches are incorporated into the wedding packages including a room upgrade to deluxe terrace category (subject to availability), heart shaped ice carvings, a blessing by Thai monks (for the Buddhist ceremonies), a master of ceremonies, corsages for the bridge and groom, ambient Thai background music and special floral highlights in the guest room at turndown on the wedding night.

Additional options include traditional dress and costume for the wedding couple, photography and/or video service, make up and hair stylist, a guest reception or dinner.

The Thai Wedding (Central or Phuket) style consists of several ceremonial components including the exchange of rings, a Buddhist blessing, a water blessing, cake cutting and for the Phuket Style, an additional Chinese Team Offering. The style of costume is also different for the Phuket style ceremony. The Christian ceremony includes a champagne toast.

The resort's wedding co-ordinator's take care of every detail both prior to and during the ceremony, ensuring the couple's special day is all they could wish for.

Prices for wedding ceremonies start from THB 61,700 (subect to service charges and taxes) For more information please contact : Rawanee Chuaboca : rawanee.c@marriotthotels.com

Phuket is easily accessible with an average of 17 flights from Bangkok and an additional 11 international flights daily. The flying time from Bangkok to Phuket is one hour, 20 minutes. International flights originate from Frankfurt, Germany (daily), Hong Kong (seven per week), Osaka and Tokyo, Japan (both daily), Malaysia (daily), Perth, Western Australia (two per week), Melbourne (three times a week), Singapore (four per day) and Taipei, Taiwan (daily).

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