Samoa


Samoa Wedding and Honeymoon Destinations

Samoa is a postcard of natural beauty consisting of ten islands, each offering very distinct and different environments to explore. From the rainforest covered rugged volcanic mountain peaks of the two main islands to the vast valleys leading down to a coastline ringed with a necklace of white sandy beaches.

Samoa Wedding Packages

Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa

Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa

Barefoot Wedding Package approx. from $NZD1425.00 per couple
Simple Beach Wedding Setup, Minister / Celebrant, Bride’s Bouquet, Licence & Registration Fee

Sunset Wedding approx. from $NZD1795.00 per couple
Floral Archway on Beach / Pier, Minister / Celebrant, Bride’s Bouquet, Bride & Groom Ula, Wedding Coordination, Licence & registration Fees

Canoe/Church Wedding approx. from $NZD2100.00 per couple
Church/Canoe decoration & Set Up, Minister/Celebrant, Bride’s Bouquet, Bride & Groom Ula, Wedding Coordination, Licence & Registration Fees

ADDITIONAL EXTRAS (COST ON APPLICATION)

  • Photographer (Includes: Album with 84 prints, HR CD of 200-300 images)
  • Floral Centre Pieces
  • Additional Flowers
  • Marquees
  • Additional Tables and Chairs if needed
  • DJ
  • Village String Band
  • PA System/CD Player

 

Sensationally Sinalei Wedding Package from $NZD13669.00 per couple

PLEASE NOTE: The Sensationally Sinalei wedding package can only be purchased if 3 rooms are booked for 3 nights and is not applicable for less than this number.

Price shown above is for a total wedding party of up to 30 PAX including the bride & groom. Minimum 30 guests required. For more than 30 guests please apply for additional costs.

CEREMONY
Personal wedding coordinator Tropical archway
Beach, Pier or Garden venue hire/setup
Bouquet for Bride
Marriage license & registration
Sinalei village serenades
Celebrant/Minister to officiate

RECEPTION FOR 30 GUESTS
Exclusive hire of the resort’s Ava I Toga Restaurant and reception setup (elegant set-up with fresh tropical flowers)
Sinalei tropical buffet meal
Two-hour beverage package (local beer, wine, fruit punch, water & soft drinks)
Wedding cake (two tier) and one-hour after-ceremony canape package
MINIMUM OF 30 GUESTS REQUIRED:
Minimum 30 guests required. For more than 30 guests please add US$100+ per person.

ACCOMMODATION for BRIDE & GROOM
5 nights accommodation in a Garden View Villa
Complimentary Upgrade to next level of accommodation subject to availability at the time of arrival

Taumeasina Island Resort

taumeasina island resort

Taumeasina Island Resort is a new 4 ½ luxury resort, situated on an exclusive island just outside of Apia. This resort boasts 80 hotel suites, and a mix of two and three bedroom self-contained villas, less than 5 minutes drive from the capital city of Samoa.

Set across 14 acres on a lush tropical island with over 100 guest rooms and two distinct styles of accommodation, you will have the choice of indulging in one of our Island Suites or our family friendly two and three bedroom villas. With so much room on the Island, we have been able to create a number of distinctive leisure experiences. The cascading pool offers fun and activity for all the family, and the gymnasium and tennis courts are ideal for the health conscious.

Play a game of beach volleyball, explore the harbour on a kayak or catamaran or just relax on our private white sand beaches.

Nothing says relaxation like our Spa and Wellness centre which is open 7 days a week offering a wide range of massages and treatments.

Taumeasina Island Resort offers a total of three restaurants and two bars with a wide variety of local and international dishes, combined with live local entertainment you’ll be sure to capture the true essence of Samoa. There is no better way to start off your married life together than in paradise.

 

Island Retreat Wedding Package from $NZD1525.00 per couple

Taumeasina Island Resort’s, Island Retreat Wedding Package is perfect for a simple, romantic marriage celebration, or a great starter for adding your own extras from the following pages and tailoring your own special day. Your personal Wedding Co-ordinator will handle all the arrangements.

You will be married by a Samoan celebrant while standing under a Traditional Floral Arch, with local witnesses in Samoan custom dress; begin your life together by toasting each other with chilled sparkling wine. The package also includes a day use groom room dressing and preparation.

Inclusions:

  • Personal Wedding Co-ordinator
  • Choice of ceremony location with Traditional Floral Arch
  • Samoan Celebrant and Samoan Witnesses in Island Dress
  • All registration and documentation
  • Sparkling Wine for toasting
  • Decorated Signing Table
  • Floral Lei (Asoa) for groom and Sei for the bride

Optional Extras Available

 

Pacific Paradise Wedding Package from $NZD3045.00 per couple

Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway for two, or a celebration with family and friends, Taumeasina Island Resorts Pacific Paradise Wedding Package is for you.
This package includes everything you need to celebrate your marriage and, create lasting memories of a romantic island getaway.
Start with your own personal Wedding Co-ordinator to handle all the arrangements. Begin your holiday with VIP transfers from the airport to the Taumeasina Island Resort and express check-in. Fresh flowers and complimentary Sparkling Wine will be awaiting your arrival in your Suite or Villa.

After you have settled in, your Wedding Co-ordinator will meet with you to show you around the resort, help you select from one of the many locations available to you and run through the wedding plans again.

Be married at a choice of locations including the Vasa Wedding Chapel or one of Taumeasina Island Resorts beaches. Choose from a traditional floral arch, or under a bamboo arbour with white or champagne canopy. Be escorted by our Samoan Chief, his serenades and local witnesses in custom dress. A local celebrant will officiate; and at the end of the ceremony Bride and Groom will be presented with lush floral leis and crowns by the witnesses.
Following the official ceremony is a beautiful Samoan dance, to celebrate the joining of bride and groom, whilst they toast each other with sparkling wine. The package also includes bridal styling, a Sei for the bride and Lei for the groom.

Your Pacific Paradise Wedding Package also includes a two fifty minute massages at the resort Spa and wellness centre, vouchers for 2 for our weekly Fia Fia night; a Balcony or beach dinner and a complimentary bottle of wine served with your meal

Inclusions:

  • Personal Wedding Co-ordinator
  • Airport Transfers
  • Choice of ceremony location with Traditional Floral Arch or Bamboo Arbour
  • Samoan Celebrant and Samoan Witnesses in Island Dress
  • Samoan Chief Escort
  • Samoan Serenadors
  • All Registration and Documentation
  • Sparkling Wine for Toasting
  • Decorated signing table
  • Floral Lei (Asoa) for Men, and Sei for the Bride
  • Sparkling wine on arrival in room
  • Groom room on day of wedding
  • Bridal Styling
  • 2 x 50 minute massages
  • 2 x Voucher for Fia Fia Night
  • Beach and or Balcony Dinner
  • Complimentary Wine
  • Wedding Cupcakes for 2

 

Eternal Romance Wedding Package from $NZD8095.00 per couple

Your Eternal Romance Wedding Package also includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation in one of our Deluxe Oceanview Rooms
  • Personal Wedding Co-ordinator
  • Airport Transfers
  • Daily Cooked breakfast served in restaurant
  • Choice of ceremony location with Traditional Floral Arch or Bamboo Arbour
  • Samoan Celebrant and Samoan Witnesses in Island Dress
  • Samoan Chief Escort
  • Samoan Taumeasina Choir 20 minimum
  • All Registration and Documentation
  • Sparkling Wine for Toasting
  • Decorated signing table
  • Floral Lei (Asoa) for Men, and Sei for the Bride
  • Sparkling wine on arrival in room
  • Groom room on day of wedding
  • Bridal Styling
  • 2 x 50 minute massages
  • Signature Thalgo Facial for the Bride
  • Pedicure and Foot Massage for Groom
  • 2 x Voucher for Fia Fia Night
  • Beach and or Balcony Dinner
  • Complimentary Wine with dinner
  • Wedding Croquembouche
  • Breakfast in Bed, morning after wedding ceremony

Saletoga Sands Resort & Spa and Saletoga Beach Hotel & Bungalows

Saletoga Sands Resort & Spa

You may want a simple, yet meaningful wedding package, maybe just the two of you with close family and friends, or if you had something a little more elaborate in mind for a larger wedding group, our Wedding Coordinator can consult with you to tailor your requirements. Getting married in Samoa is easy with Saletoga Sands Resort and Spa!

 

Tropical Wedding Package – from $NZD$1,550.00 per couple

  • A Minister or Celebrant to perform the ceremony
  • Documentation and marriage license
  • A bouquet of tropical flowers for the Bride and Ula for the Groom
  • Wedding setup with tropical flower arch
  • A bottle of sparkling wine for the Bridal Toast
  • Flame torches lit for a sunset wedding
  • Your own personal Wedding Coordinator

 

Deluxe Wedding Package – NZD$2,980.00 per couple

  • Private arrival airport transfer with sparkling wine and lei’s on arrival
  • A Minister or Celebrant to perform the ceremony
  • Documentation and marriage license
  • A bouquet of tropical flowers for the Bride and Ula for the Groom
  • Wedding set up with tropical flower arch
  • Samoan Warriors in traditional costume to escort the Bride
  • Samoan Village Choir
  • Romantic 1 hour couples spa experience for the Bride & Groom
  • Single tier wedding cake
  • A bottle of sparkling wine for the Bridal Toast
  • Flame torches lit for a sunset wedding
  • Your own personal Wedding Coordinator

 

All Inclusive Group Wedding Package from $NZD10,000 for 20 guests – ask us now for details

Seabreeze Resort Samoa

Seabreeze Resort Samoa

Fairytales really happen at Seabreeze Resort Samoa!

Book your special wedding day between 1 November 2016 – 31 March 2017 and receive our Seabreeze Lagoon of Love Wedding package for FREE. Conditions: Bride and Groom must book a minimum of 7 consecutive nights accommodation in one of Seabreeze’s beautiful villas.

Seabreeze “Lagoon of Love” Wedding Package (minimum 5 night stay) from $NZD2069.00 per couple

 

Inclusions:

  • Champagne Breakfast to start the day’s celebrations
  • Beach wedding set up with aisle walkway
  • Local warriors dressed in traditional dress
  • Local string band will serenade the bride during her walk down the aisle, signing of the register & conclusion of the ceremony
  • A bouquet of exotic tropical flowers
  • Floral Lei (Garland) for the Groom
  • Sei (Ear Flower) for the Bride
  • Registered Minister, all fees including license and Administration Costs, including registration of marriage. (Seabreeze will register your marriage at the office of Births, Deaths and Marriage and obtain your Wedding Certificate, while you relax at the resort.)
  • Witnesses if required
  • Personal Wedding Coordinator
  • Decorated signing table
  • Complimentary upgrade to the next room category (subject to availability upon arrival)
  • Celebration drum ceremony on arrival at wedding breakfast in The Waterfront Restaurant and Bar

 

Optional extras include but are not limited to the following and are to be booked direct with Seabreeze Resort:

  • Photographer
  • Videographer
  • Siva Dance
  • Wedding Guest Traditional Gifts
  • DJ & Band Entertainment
  • Wedding Cake
  • Decorated seating for wedding ceremony
  • Other optional extras to tailor make your wedding package.

Coconuts Beach Club Resort & Spa Samoa

coconuts beach club

Come and join our small family at Coconuts, for the most important celebration of a lifetime.  Our experienced Wedding Planners take all the work and effort out of your wedding.  We do the work for you!

Where else in the world can you go hiking to a waterfall in the morning, snorkelling in the afternoon, and get married at sunset? There is a reason you want to get married in Samoa, and our experienced, dedicated team is here to make your dream Samoa wedding a reality.

The Special Wedding Package: from $NZD2649.00 per couple

Includes the following:

  • Full Wedding Registration Fees
  • Legal Samoan Marriage License
  • Recognised world-wide Decorated Venue – The wedding will be held at a location of your choice on the beach at Coconuts, under a floral arch
  • The traditional Samoan palm-frond and flower decorations will complement this beautiful natural setting
  • Tropical Flowers: A bouquet of exotic island flowers and a pale (head wreath) will be provided for the bride and a Samoan ula (lei) for the groom
  • Witnesses: If you do not have family or special friends traveling with you, the “Coconuts Family” would love to attend the wedding ceremony!
  • Wedding Cake: After the ceremony a cake will be delivered to celebrate the occasion.

The Grand Wedding Experience: from $NZD5109.00 per couple

This slightly more extravagant but still intimate package includes all of the Special Wedding Package features, as well as a professional photographer (wedding album with 64 photos including 4 enlargements, and DVD).
During the ceremony you will enjoy a serenade by the Coconuts Beach Club traditional Samoan string band, followed by a wedding cake to celebrate the occasion.
Later, sit down to a romantic dinner for two, in a special secluded location, complete with a bottle of champagne.

The Pampered Experience: from $NZD6099.00 per couple

Treat yourself well before the big occasion with full His & Hers Spa Treatments & Massages & Facials at the new Coco Beach Spa.
After the ceremony, which includes all of the Special Wedding Package features, as well as a professional photographer (album with 64 photos including 4 enlargements, and DVD), enjoy a secluded and romantic dinner for two on our open-air, Over The Water Lounge or second storey Observation Tower, with a bottle of champagne and a private serenade by the Coconuts String Band.

The Samoan Experience: from $NZD8289.00 per couple

Immerse yourself in the fa’asamoa, the true Samoan culture, one of the most unique ways to celebrate your once-in-a-lifetime day. You will each be ‘adopted’ by two separate Samoan families, and treated as if you are one of their own relatives. The bride will be fully dressed in a traditional style. The groom will have his own lavalava sewn for him, accompanied by a shell ula (lei). The traditional Samoan wedding begins with the blowing of conch shells, and a procession by the groom and his family to the site of the wedding, singing Samoan songs. A dramatic entry by the bride and her family is accompanied by the singing of traditional songs. After brief speeches by the Tulafale, or talking chiefs representing each family, the Coconuts String Band plays softly in the background while the village Reverend performs the ceremony. After the ceremony, a Samoan-style reception follows, with the presentation of traditional gifts between the families for the bride and groom, a fiafia (performance of Samoan song and dance), dinner, a cake and a bottle of champagne.

This is an absolutely unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience, plunging you into the heart of the true Polynesian culture of Samoa. To record this exceptional event, the Samoan Experience includes a photographer (wedding album with 64 photos including 4 enlargements, and DVD) and a videographer (professionally filmed and edited video tape with musical accompaniment of entire ceremony).

Return to Paradise Resort & Spa

Return to Paradise Resort

WEDDING ROMANCE AT RETURN TO PARADISE.
Once you have chosen that special person, you need somewhere exceptional to make your wedding day all that it can be. A place that leaves you with amazing memories and stunning photos that will show that your special day was all it can be.

Return to Paradise Resort is that place – somewhere even Samoans call special. With over a kilometre of ocean front including private beaches, and several platforms and venues, we can assist you to design memories that will last a lifetime.

Our dedicated wedding planner has organized intimate weddings with 6 guests, all the way up to 450 guests. And yes, we can organise everything you need.

RETURN TO PARADISE WEDDING – $NZD900.00 per couple

  • Decorated floral arch at location of your choice
  • Local warriors in traditional costume
  • Tropical flower bouquet and the bride and floral garlands for bride and groom
  • Minister to officiate including license and fees in Samoa
  • Toasting bubbly after the ceremony
  • Local string band and our staff choir
  • Flame torches lit at sunset

RETURN TO PARADISE WEDDING ELITE- $NZD2750.00 per couple

  • Decorated floral arch at location of your choice
  • Local warriors in traditional costume
  • Tropical flower bouquet and the bride and floral garlands for bride and groom
  • Minister to officiate including license and fees in Samoa
  • Toasting bubbly after the ceremony
  • Local string band and our staff choir
  • Professional Photographer with high resolution CD with up to 250 images
  • Delicious wedding cake
  • Flame torches lit at sunset

RETURN TO PARADISE WEDDING ULTIMATE- $NZD3950.00  per couple

  • Decorated floral arch at location of your choice
  • Local warriors in traditional costume
  • Tropical flower bouquet and the bride and floral garlands for bride and groom
  • Minister to officiate including license and fees in Samoa
  • Toasting bubbly after the ceremony
  • Local string band and our staff choir
  • Professional Photographer with high resolution CD with up to 250 images
  • Delicious wedding cake
  • Flame torches lit at sunset
  • His and her pampering massages
  • One night in the honeymoon suite
  • Champagne room service breakfast

Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Resort – 4 star

Aggie Greys Lagoon Beach Resort & Spa

Mandatory Charges from $NZD1299.00 per couple

  • Wedding Specialist
  • Marriage Celebrant or Minister
  • Legal Documentation
  • Four Warrior Escorts
  • Planting of the Tree of Life

Ceremony Venue Recommendations

Lagoon Bay
A unique opportunity to marry by the turquoise lagoon and the island of Savai’i as your backdrop. Whether sunrise or sunset, the magical lagoon will create a picture perfect moment with an exotic beach feel.
Maximum Capacity 120 guests

Sheraton Tropical Gardens
Whether left or right, the tropical gardens surround the Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Resort. Under the coconut palms or next to the frangipani trees your magic moment is a stone’s throw away. Perfect for gatherings of all sizes, the tropical gardens offer The Samoan setting.

Coral Chapel
Our 100 year old Chapel made of the island’s coral is the perfect place for your special Catholic wedding service. Located among the beautiful tropical gardens of the Resort the aura and peace of the Chapel offers the ideal location to have your marriage blessed.
Maximum Capacity 100 guests

Palm Pier & Fale
Just a short stroll along the white sandy beach under the coconut palms, the private Palm Pier is perfect for smaller gatherings and is available for wedding ceremonies and intimate receptions offering the beautiful backdrop of the Pacific Ocean.
Maximum Capacity of Fale cocktail style – 4 guests
Maximum Capacity of Pier theatre style– 80 guests
Maximum Capacity of Pier cocktail style – 120 guests

Small Wedding Package

Wedding for up to 10 guests – approximately $NZD3695.00

Your ceremony venue

Lagoon Bay/Palm Pier/Sheraton Beach
PA system & microphone
10 guests theatre style seating
Private venue hire
Includes: chair covers, sashes, signing table & linen, set up fee included

Your reception venue

Lagoon Bay
10 guests for lunch or dinner
Venue hire
Includes: chair covers, sashes, table linen, set up fee, candles, dedicated waiter

Celebrant
Legal Documentation
Wedding Specialist

  • Food & beverage additional

Wedding for up to 30 guests – approximately $NZD4050.00

Your ceremony venue

Lagoon Bay/Palm Pier/Sheraton Beach
PA system & microphone
30 guests theatre style seating
Private venue hire
Includes: chair covers, sashes, signing table & linen, set up fee included

Your reception venue

Lagoon Bay
30 guests for lunch or dinner
Venue hire
Includes: chair covers, sashes, table linen, set up fee, candles, dedicated waiter

Celebrant
Legal Documentation
Wedding Specialist

  • Food & beverage additional

REQUIREMENTS FOR MARRIAGE REGISTRATION IN SAMOA

To marry in Samoa you will need to complete an application for a marriage licence. This must be filed with the Ministry of Justice in Apia along with copies of relevant documentation, no less than 14 days prior to your intended date of marriage. You can apply direct to the Justice Department or your Wedding Planner may assist with this.

The man must be at least 21 years of age and the woman to be at least 19 years of age, unless consent from one of the parents/legal guardians

Spouses must be of the opposite sex for a legally binding marriage

 

The couple must provide the following:
1. An Original or Certified copy of their:

a) Birth Certificates

b) A photocopy of your passports

c) Decree of absolute (if either one has been married before)

2 . Completed & Signed “Intent to marry” form
3. Minimum of 3 days residency in Samoa
4. Cost is approximately WST60 (approx. $NZD35.00)

Some foreign countries, not Samoa, may require an “Apostille” stamped on their marriage certificates, this can be arranged upon REQUEST.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is currently charging a fee of USD$30, and is at the couples cost (normally not included in packages)

Terms & Conditions:

  • All prices subject to change and are indicative only. Prices are based in $NZD unless advised otherwise
  • Bonus deals are offered from time to time; such as stay/pay and meal deals
  • Packages are tailor-made by Wedding Travel in consultation with wedding clients dependent on their particular needs
  • Wedding Travel is an accredited agent of the Fiji Airways special ‘Wedding Airfares’ and is IATA bonded – Wedding specials may not have been used in the developing of these packages and special conditions apply.
  • Additional honeymoon bonuses may apply
  • Child policies fares and rates apply and will be quoted accordingly
  • Minimum stay requirements may apply over special event and holiday periods and low season fares have been used in the developing of these packages

PRICES

PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR CURRENT PRICING.

  • Once bookings have been made in the event of a cancellation or amendment you will be subject to cancellation/amendment fees as determined by the suppliers.
  • Wedding Travel Packages may incur strict cancellation policies.