The All Inclusive Goa Wedding Guide 2018

A wedding in Goa is a wedding like no other. Beautiful venues, Aromatic Goan food and of course, some jazz music to make your D-Day a memorable event for life. But, planning a wedding is no child’s play. From finding the best caterers, wedding dresses and makeup artist in Goa, the list simply does not end. Nevertheless, a fairytale wedding in this dreamy state of Goa makes it all worthwhile.

Here’s how you can have a wedding in Goa – The perfect way.

Wedding Venues in Goa

If a magical wedding on the beach is not the most Goan wedding ever, Then we don’t know what is. Whether you want a beach celebration during sunset or a prayerful ceremony at dawn, a beach can and will make any wedding a very memorable procession indeed.

Beach Resorts in North Goa for Weddings

1.  Prainha Resort By The Sea, Dona Paula, Goa

Anyone who has been to Dona Paula will tell you how lovely the place is, especially at this time of the year. Prainha Resort in Goa offers a glimpse of unspoilt sands of Dona Paula against the lush coconut palms, best enjoyed from the unequalled luxury of the resort itself. It is located conveniently close to the cityside and at the same time away from its hustle and bustle.

The countryside here also offers you the best of both worlds. Consider saying your vows on the pristine blue waters and white sand here at Prainha because their sunset weddings are like no other.

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Prainha Resort Goa - Destination Wedding Venue in Goa

2. W Goa Hotel, Vagator, Goa

Run by the International chain of Hotels – Starwood, W Goa offers nothing but perfection as a Wedding venue in North Goa.

With luxurious amenities, gorgeous natural backdrops and more than 150,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space, W Goa in Vagator has everything you need for an inspired and seamless event. This beachside resort features some very pleasant white sand too to make your Goa beach wedding dreams come true.

So if you’re looking for an extravagant bonanza, W Goa is the venue to be.

Here are some pictures of the famous celebrity couple, Actors Chaitanya Akkineni & Samantha Ruth Prabhu tying their knot here at W Goa.

Luxury Resorts in South Goa for Weddings

1. The LaLiT Resort Goa, Canacona, Goa

The LaLit Resort in the Southern tip of Goa (Canacona) is the perfect venue to make a Wedding in Goa a LIT affair (literally 😉 ). With acres of lush greenery overlooking the sea combined with 263 rooms, suites and luxury villas deliver as the ideal location for a big fat Indian wedding. The resort has Baroque-Portuguese style architecture and landscaped gardens to give your wedding a fairytale ending.

They offer packages that can cater to the entire wedding requirements including of Food & beverages for all the functions. Pre-wedding cocktail dinner and bachelor parties can also be organised by them.The Lalit Goa intercontinental hotel - Goa Wedding Venue

2. The Leela Goa, Cavelossim, Goa

The Leela in Cavelossim has massive lawns that face the Arabian Sea and the smaller garden area near the Sal River. Both these spaces offer a spectacular natural scenery for any wedding in Goa. The Leela also offers Floral décor, Arrangements for Mehendi and transportation to and from the Goa airport.

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Finding a Wedding Caterer in Goa

A grand memorable wedding in Goa without some equally memorable food would be a bummer. Goa can most certainly stir up some of the best Indian cuisine we’ve seen in a long time.

But perhaps you have something a bit more Goan in mind? Don’t fret, the Yellow chilli, Goa by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor serves some mean Goan seafood cuisine. Highly suggested to set your orders at least a month in advance though. As this place is highly sought after for Wedding catering here in Goa.

Best Wedding Caterer in Goa - The Yellow Chilli Goa

The Yellow Chilli Goa - Best Wedding Caterers in Goa

Wedding Makeup & Styling Artist in Goa

A picture speaks a thousand words. So why let your wedding picture say so little? It’s THE time to get your best look on.

Goa has plenty of talented hair dressers that are guaranteed to give you the best bang for your buck.

When in need for a complete makeover, Give Shape and Shine Salon in Dona Paula a try. Their styling gurus are great at perfecting hair, makeup and give you that Goan glow. Also a great addition is that you can request styling services for all your family members and guests at the venue itself.

Shape and Shine Goa - Bridal Makeup Artist in Goa

Designer Bridal Gowns & Wedding Attire in Goa

Bridal Gowns from Jyo Fashion Studio, Porvorim- Goa

A once in a lifetime wedding deserves a truly once in a lifetime attire. Something to look back with your grandkids decades later. Here are a few places you can rely on in Goa.

So when you’re in need of a sassy fashion statement. Goa is the right place to be.  For Indian wedding dresses including crystals, flowing romantic gowns, lace and orchids – try out Jyo Fashion Studio in Porvorim. 

Phone no: 098226 00300

Address: 900/2, Mount View Apartments, Porvorim, Goa 403501

Jyo Fashion Studio - Bridal Gown Fashion Designers in Goa

Clothesline Bridal Wear, Margao, Goa

If you’re looking for something custom and very special, then there’s also plenty of choices at your disposal. After all more often than not, custom attires are usually easy, breathable and classic.

Clothesline is a very reputed brand in Goa.  They’re more than happy to come up with some fabulous custom wedding dresses even at short notice.

Phone no: 0832 2734096

Address: Shop no. 3, Ground Floor, Casa Domingos, Next to Vibes Music Den, Rua Abade Faria, Comba, Margao

Clothesline Bridal Designer Wear, Margao, Goa

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Wedding Planners in Goa

1. Pataka Events – Luxury Wedding Planners in Goa

It’s your special day so why should you have to do all the heavy lifting? Pataka events are an awesome wedding planner company in Goa who look into every little detail for your Goa Wedding. From the main wedding ceremony to reception and poolside cocktail parties, they take care of everything including Food, Decor, AV and of course – Photographers. If you’re planning a lavish wedding in Goa and are open to some unique ideas for decor and event planning, Pataka is surely the pataka you need.

Phone No: 099239 22806

Address: 511, 5th Floor Gera Imperium 1, patto, Goa 403001

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2. My Wedding Planning, Margao, Goa

As one of the hottest boutique wedding planning companies in Goa. My Wedding Planning Goa specializes in creative and stylish weddings. They will go to great lengths to ensure that your wedding is far far away from the word ‘dull’.

They’re also a great choice for all in one wedding catering and photography.

You can check out them out here

My Wedding Planning, Goa - Goa Wedding Guide

Goa Pre-Wedding Photography on a Private Yacht in Goa

Ever thought of sailing away with your newly married so across the wide blue ocean aboard an expensive yacht? Well dream no more, now is your chance. 

Even better thing would be to do a romantic photoshoot with your significant other on a luxury yacht. These candids against the Sun, Sand and Sea will withstand the test of time and remain cherished forever.

Fun Cruises Goa is here to cater to all your boating needs. Be it a speedboat or a calm soothing ride on a yacht in Goa

For more insight on booking a yacht in Goa go here.

Pre-wedding Photoshoot on a Yacht in Goa

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