Kata Rocks, the luxury oceanfront resort and residence located in Phuket offers the perfect paradise backdrop for exceptional weddings. Offering western and traditional Thai services, the wedding ceremony can take place in a choice of three breath-takinglocations; on the rocks by the sea, by a 35 meter infinity pool or in the luxury Penthouse on the peak at Kata Rocks.
The luxurious Kata Rocks wedding ceremony packages start fromHKD8,500 for this little taste of wedding splendour and the resort only hosts one wedding per week to guarantee ultimate privacy, pampering and exclusivity.
Before the big day, a dedicated in-house wedding coordinator will work with the bride and groom to arrange all the finer elements as well as to be on-hand on the day. Packages are tailored to suit individual requirements and no ask is too big or small for the events team.
A variety of locations for the special wedding nuptials are available, one being on the rocks of the resort, right by the sea alongside the crashing waves, as the perfect casual seaside wedding with sunset views and a sea breeze.
Alternatively for panoramic views out to sea, a formal poolside ceremony can take place under a floral decadent wedding arch. And finally, the Penthouse – a four bedroom sky villa – hosts smaller, intimate weddings of 35 guests, with a private cocktail reception on arrival to the resorts most premiumvilla.
Following the ceremony-of-choice, there are three different styles of formal dining experiences in the resort to round off the special day; The Penthouse, Infinite Luxury Restaurant and the Outdoor Terrace host sit-down four-course meals for wedding parties. For more casual affairs, there is also the buffet reception or barbeque option available at the Infinite Luxury Bar which looks out over the Andaman Sea.
For each venue and dining choice, the Kata Rocks Chefs create a wide range of dining menus from a formal set menu, a family style banquet – where dishes are served from the middle of the table – or casual buffet or barbecue. A talented pastry team prepares personalised wedding cakes, with the choice of; vanilla, chocolate, coconut and mocha.
The Western Wedding Package includes ceremony set up, master of ceremonies, indoor and outdoor sound system, wedding rehearsal and a unique sand blending ceremony. This beautiful ritual showcases two separate sand vessels at the beginning of the ceremony that are then united into one vessel, which represents life before marriage and the subsequent commitment by the two sand vessels becoming one. There is also a candle ceremony available as part of this package and all Kata Rocks weddings receive a certificate signed by a celebrant. Introductory packages starting from HKD8,500*
For those who would like to have a traditional Thai wedding, The Traditional Thai Wedding Package consists of venue set up; beginning with prayer then continuing with a Monks blessings followed with the traditional Barring Room Ceremony. A sacred blessing by Thai Buddhist monks is a once in a lifetime experience, providing the opportunity to connect and align the relationship. The blessing ceremony at the water blessing table, traditionally known as Lot Nam Sang is one of the most important components to the wedding ceremony as this is when the couple officially becomes husband and wife. A traditional Thai wedding package price starts from HKD16,500.
For some floral flair, Kata Rocks will also provide fresh flower arrangements; the deluxe package is priced from HKD7,700 and the premium package priced from HKD12,000 including the bride’s bouquet; boutonniere; floral stand and centerpieces for the wedding.
Festivities can begin before the actual wedding date with the Kata Rock team on-hand to arrange transportation, excursions, parties as well as group activities pre or post-wedding. Local activities include elephant riding, zip wire adventures, helicopter rides and diving expeditions.
Kata Rocks is perfectly located for the couple who want a destination wedding but convenient to Hong Kong, Singapore and China for guests on a short wedding getaway.