Imagine an intimate romantic wedding ceremony and then sailing off into the sunset! All of this is possible with a boat wedding in Spain.
Types of wedding boat
Wedding boats come in all shapes and sizes, accommodating everything from an elopement with just the couple and their celebrant, to the biggest weddings with the reception on board.
A luxury sailboat like the mono hull schooner offered by Sail and Sea in Motril on Spain’s Costa Tropical is suitable for an elopement or micro wedding with a maximum of 12 persons.
A restored fishing boat accommodating up to 45 persons with its own on board Jacuzzi and dancing deck sails out of Marbella with Sea Experience and is perfect for small weddings.
Wedding party catamaran
A party catamaran suitable for larger wedding receptions afloat for up to 120 persons is available out of Denia, Alicante and other destinations and can be rented from Barcos y Eventos
Luxury wedding yacht
Or what about a permanently moored luxury yacht hotel for unlimited guests in Gibraltar. The Sunborn has the added bonus of being a designated legal civil wedding venue.
Boat wedding ceremonies
Top tip if you are thinking of having your wedding on a boat, have the actual ceremony whilst the boat is moored in the harbour – not moving!
This makes it easy for your florist to decorate the boat and means your wedding officiant can disembark immediately afterwards and leave you to celebrate with your guests in style as you begin your wedding reception cruise around the bay.
So when you are booking your wedding boat, think about where it is located and how pretty the harbour is to make sure you have the best wedding photos.
One of the wonderful things about a wedding on board a boat is that after the ceremony in the harbour, your captain can pull up the anchor and you can literally sail off into the sunset with your guests to enjoy a leisurely cruise as your toast your future with a glass of chilled cava!
Author bio: Debbie Skyrme is "Celebrant Spain". Award winning bilingual destination wedding celebrant officiating elopements, vow renewals and wedding ceremonies in the Spanish sunshine.
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