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Weddings in Paradise: AYANA Resort and Spa Bali

Situated in secluded splendor in one of the most beautiful andromantic places in the world, AYANA Resort and Spa, on the island of Baliis the ideal choice for a memorably unique destination wedding. To ensure that nothing will be overlooked or out of place, the property offers a full range of customized wedding packages, services and amenities and the assistance of knowledgeable, caring staff to help make planning, even from thousands of miles away, easy, quick and stress-free.

AYANA, named to Condé Nast Traveller’s 2010 and 2011 Gold List of “World’s Best Hotels and Resorts” and winner of the magazine’s “#1 Spa in the World” title, offers 78 private pool villas and a 290-room hotel perched on cliffs above the sea as well as spacious grounds and enchanting settings for wedding ceremonies and receptions.These include two glass chapels overlooking the Indian Ocean with adjacent Bridal Villas, a dramatic cliff-edge wedding gazebo, a 350-year old traditional Javanese “joglo” (traditional Javanese home) and other venues.

Understanding the significance of the big day, AYANA's Weddings Department ensures that each wedding is tailored to the couple's individual preferences.  Couples can customize every detail, from indicating special catering and music requests to being carried away by a horse and carriage. The resort features four distinctive wedding packages that also include accommodation.

The signature AYANA Bali Wedding package, AYANA Wedding, offers one lavish, breath-taking location for the ceremony, reception and any recovery events on the following day. The package includes: either a formal sit-down dinner for up to 80 guests or a cocktail reception for up to 100 people; elegant traditional Balinese or contemporary decorations; marriage celebrant; romantic serenades by Acapella Choralists throughout ceremony; four elegantly attired traditional Balinese flower girl attendants; stylish tropical or fragrant bridal bouquet and grooms boutonniere; for the bride and groom, a two or three night stay at the presidential three-bedroom AYANA Villa (price varies according to length of stay); and more.  This package starts at USD$11,000.

The Secret Garden Wedding is set amidst lush exotic fragrant flowers and an endless stretch of sparkling Indian Ocean surrounded by sunset glows.  The package includes: the choice of Bale Kencana, or Asmara cliffside garden locations, both with ocean views; elegant traditional Balinese or     Contemporary decorations; marriage celebrant; romantic Balinese bamboo “Rindik” accompaniment; complimentary two hour usage of guest room prior to ceremony; stylish tropical or fragrant bridal bouquet and  gooms boutonniere; two nights stay at Club Room during wedding event for Bridal Couple; and more. This package starts at USD$2,500.

The Sunset Promise Wedding package is for the modern couple in mind.  Set in your choice of two stunning state of the art glass paneled Wedding Pavilions located in secluded spots along AYANA's 0.8 mile coastline on the towering cliffs of Jimbaran Bay, these venues  allow for shimmering sunsets and stunning vistas that offer the picture perfect backdrops to your special day. The package includes:     exclusive hire of Tresna or Astina wedding pavilion including designer decorations; exclusive two hours usage of Bridal Villa pre ceremony; marriage celebrant; romantic serenades by Acapella Choralists throughout ceremony; two nights stay at Club Room during wedding event for Bridal Couple; and more. This package starts at USD$2,900.

Enjoy an intimate ceremony for two with AYANA’s Sweet Escape Wedding.  Exchange vows at the end of AYANA’s private jetty extending to the Indian Ocean. This package includes: elegant traditional Balinese or Contemporary decorations; marriage celebrant; Balinese “Jegog” accompaniment; stylish tropical or fragrant bridal bouquet and groom boutonniere; private venue at the Kisik Jetty; and more.  This package starts at USD$2,100.

In addition to the inclusive wedding packages, the resort offers a selection of couple’s spa packages to compliment the occasion as well as hair and make-up services and a wide selection of live entertainment options ranging from a violin duo to a string quartet to live band and traditional “BatakSumatranese” quartet, Ramayana dance performances, and Balinese performers on traditional instruments.

All weddings are fully legal as AYANA's Wedding Department ensures that all the necessary paperwork is filed with Indonesian authorities.

For more information about weddings at AYANA Resortand Spa, please visit our website.

About AYANA Resort and Spa

Named after a ‘place of refuge’ inSanskrit, AYANA is perched on limestone cliffs up to 100 feet above the Indian Ocean near Jimbaran Bay on Bali’s south-western peninsula. The 190-acre property enjoys majestic views and a secluded location along almost a mile of coastline, yet is just 15 minutes from Bali’s airport. The 368 guestrooms comprise 78 private pool villas and a 290-room hotel.

Resort highlights include the Thermes Marins Thalasso spa with one of the world’s largest Aquatonic Seawater Therapy Pools and the Spa on the Rocks villas set amidst the Indian Ocean. There are five purpose-built wedding venues; the avant-garde Champa Garden for grand-scale events; four freshwater swimming pools including a children’s pool; a salt-water, infinity-edged Ocean Beach Pool at the cliff’s base, accessed via an inclinator; 13 dining venues; 18-hole golf putting course; tennis pavilion; jogging/cycling path; fitness center; children’s center; boutiques; comprehensive meeting facilities and business center; and resort-wide WIFI. For more information visit our website.

About The West Paces Hotel Group

The West Paces Hotel Group based in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. was founded in 2002 by Horst Schulze along with several former Ritz-Carlton executives. The principals of the company leverage unparalleled hospitality experience and a diverse track record of operating world-class hotels and resorts to create value through superior service at luxury, world-class properties and conference centers ingateway cities and high-profile resort destinations around the world. West Paces has successfully launched two hotel brands, Capella and Solis, and has dozens of independent brands under its management. Co-Chairman and Founder Horst Schulze has helped reshape concepts of luxury service throughout the hospitality and service industries.  As chairman of West Paces Hotel Group, he has created the unparalleled Canon service standards introduced at AYANA. For more information, visit our website.