GETTING MARRIED BY THE SEA
Getting married by the sea is the desire of an increasing number of couples, fascinated by
the atmosphere and dreamy scenery offered by the beach.
The beach wedding offers a unique scenic setting, if you want an unforgettable wedding, it is
undoubtedly one of the best locations in which to organize ceremony and reception.
There are various aspects that you need to consider when organizing your beach wedding,
starting from the choice of theme, to the type of ceremony, civil or symbolic, and the set up
of the various areas designated for the ceremony and banquet.
If you are thinking of getting married at the beach, I recommend that you start by setting an
initial budget to allocate to the various organizational aspects.
As wedding planners they can help you organize your beach wedding while optimizing time
and costs, so that you can focus on the most important aspects of the wedding and enjoy all
the excitement of the moment.
Where to start. As a first thing, you need to know that getting married on the beach in Italy is
legal, the wedding can be celebrated on the beach, but not all locations allow it.
You can get married with a civil ceremony or with a symbolic ceremony, as religious
marriage is only allowed in a church or consecrated place.
In addition, getting married by the sea and holding the reception on the beach also means
choosing the most suitable time and being ready in case of unforeseen events.
WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO GET MARRIED BY THE SEA?
Those getting married by the sea need to make an initial assessment regarding the most
appropriate time to hold the wedding.
Most people who choose a beach wedding opt for the summer period, when there is less risk
However, one should always have a backup plan in case the weather suddenly changes.
Getting married in summer means choosing the times well, avoiding those when the sun is
too strong, and thinking about arranging the location so that guests feel comfortable.
Many couples like to get married at sunset; the play of light at that time makes the moment
even more romantic.
On the other hand, if you prefer to get married in the afternoon, you need to create the best
conditions by setting up marquees decorated according to your chosen theme.
BEACH WEDDING LOCATION AND SETUP
Italy is filled with beautiful beaches, the coasts of our peninsula offer dreamy scenery, finding
the right location will not be difficult at all.
You can opt for a private beach, a terrace with a sea view or a panoramic location with a
breathtaking view of the water.
Having identified the location, you need to study in detail the opportunities it offers in order to
use them to your advantage and adapt them to the theme decided for the setting.
Celebrating the rite on the beach requires a very precise setting, the aisle must be well
highlighted, as well as the spot where the bride and groom and celebrant will stand.
The floral arch is undoubtedly the most suitable choice to frame the moment of the exchange
This can be made of natural materials such as bamboo and accompanied by very light
fabrics such as linen or cotton, with added floral decorations.
To embellish the location, candles and flowers. For the latter, I recommend flowers that
evoke Mediterranean atmospheres.
In addition, the setting can be finished with small natural elements in marine style such as
corals, little woods, shells, or with fresh flowers along with dried flowers and plants.
ORGANIZATION OF THE BEACH RECEPTION
The beach reception should include a lighter proposal than the banquet that is usually
organized during a traditional wedding.
Make sure to choose a caterer that can meet all your needs.
Depending on the mood you choose for the wedding, you can opt for a more traditional
banquet, seated at the table, or standing casual style, perhaps with a finger food appetizer.
All reception decorations will also echo the colors of your chosen inspiration, from the
tableau to the place cards to the centerpiece.
Finally, we need to think about entertainment, in which case the choice totally reflects the
tastes of the bride and groom.
There are those who prefer bands playing live and those who prefer DJs, it will all depend on
the kind of entertainment you want to offer your guests.
Do you want to get married by the sea and have the reception of your dreams on the beach
or in a location with a panoramic view of the water?
Contact me, as a wedding planner I can help you with the entire wedding planning, from the
setup, to the vendors, to the entertainment, I will take care of every detail.