Wedding on Flat Island
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Wedding on Flat Island
About the Wedding Package on Flat Island
Who has not fantasized sailing away to a virgin discreet islet amidst turquoise waters to exchange wedding vows? Flat Island is the ideal enclave nested off the North Coast of Mauritius, guaranteed to for your special wedding ceremony in all intimacy.
Made of soft white stretches of sands with waves gently lapping around it, Flat Island is a secluded uninhabited island home to a 19th century ruins converted into a posh restaurant-the Governor’s House and an old lighthouse. It is the perfect backdrop for your tropical faraway beach wedding.
Flat Island exudes the magic and romance of a faraway destination, easily accessible by catamaran or speedboat. Whether you want an elegant discreet wedding with guests for your special day or a wedding on the sand for just the two of you, it is a stunning wedding and reception venue with a personal service and range of facilities.
Your fairy tale will start at 9 a.m. on the Sunset Boulevard Jetty in Grand Bay, in the north of Mauritius where your beautifully decorated catamaran or speedboat will be waiting for you-the start of a luxury cruise.
If you will be accompanied by guests, arrangements can be made for a second catamaran or speedboat which will equally be decorated to dazzle your invitees.
Once you set sail, you will cruise through waters ranging from deep green to a translucent aqua blue, you will head towards Gunner’s Quoin Islet, otherwise known as Coin de Mire. You will equally enjoy breathtaking scenery of other northern islands such as Gabriel Island, Serpent Island and Round Island as you continue towards Flat Island.
Quickly after departure a light welcome breakfast is served. You would enjoy selection of pastries, toasts and fruits together with coffee and tea. After about one and a half hour’s glide, you will reach the glistening crystal-clear waters of your destination-Flat Island.
A short stroll on the velvet sand will lead you to the vicinity of the Governor’s House where the magical exchange of vows will take place in uncompromised privacy and total ocean views.
Tropical flowers decoration will add flair to the enchanting décor and the gentle swash of waves and chirping of indigenous birds will be the soft background music.
If you have guests, special seating arrangements will be done in an elegant style. Shortly after the wedding ceremony, you and your invitees will head for a gourmet wedding lunch on a beach spot near the Governor’s House. Should you wish for lobsters to enhance the luxury of the moment, you will be spoiled with fresh delicately prepared ones which will perfectly match refined wines and champagne.
If you prefer adding tropical spice to the atmosphere of calm and closeness with nature, you can opt for the traditional sega entertainment or if you wish to accentuate the romanticism of the getaway by choosing saxo music.
No need to say that you will definitely wish to immortalize the whole day with the services of a professional photographer which our team can arrange for. You will have full time till 4 p.m. to enjoy this magical elopement before you get aboard to sail back. And because every wedding is by definition unique and personal, we are absolutely open to tailor your requests or adapt the package in a personalized way as per your wishes and inspirations.
Included in the Flat Island Wedding Package are:
- Catamaran/Speedboat Cruise to Flat Island
- Decoration of the catamaran/speedboat*
- Light welcome breakfast served on the catamaran/speedboat
- Wedding ceremony on Flat Island
- Set up of the wedding venue
- Gourmet lunch (fish and chicken served with saffron rice and salads) at Governor’s House
- Half bottle of wine per person (Red, White or Rosé)
- Unlimited water, soft drinks, beer, Rum &Coke and punch
- Wedding cake*
- Saxo or Sega Entertainment*
- Photography services
- Access to all the facilities of the restaurant such as the beach bar, luxurious sun beds, beach hammock, sofas lounge, showers, toilets and many more
* Optional services
About Flat Island
Flat Island, known as Ile Plate in French, is located near the Round Island, at the extreme north of Mauritius.
It is the largest of the northern islets with an area of 253 hectares and is mostly flat, but has a single hill topped by a lighthouse.
It is also home to the Governor’s House which is a 19th century ruins converted into a posh restaurant.
The vegetation is very rich with large variety of plants. North of Flat Island is Pigeon Rock, a spectacular bare rock stack, were many seabirds come for nesting.
Flat Island is a very popular venue for snorkelers, and also offers great dive sites. The island offers beautiful beaches with crystal clear turquoise water.
- In case of high sea or bad weather conditions not making the cruise possible (red flag hoisted on Flat Island by the Coast Guards) if it is not possible for the clients to do it later, a refunding of the totality will be carried out.
- It is recommended that you bring along flat shoes or sandals to walk on the sand, towels and a solar protection as well.
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