Anniversary celebrations at Constance Ephélia, Seychelles

Marking anniversary celebrations with a luxury holiday means you’re looking for more than elegant, spacious accommodation and luxe facilities, you want an entire experience that will last a lifetime.

Wedding celebrations at Constance Ephelia (1988)

Helen & Ken’s wedding (1988)

Twenty-fifth wedding anniversary

When Helen and Ken Smith returned to the Seychelles where they’d married 25 years ago to celebrate their anniversary at Constance Ephélia, they discovered that a warm welcome and excellent service were what memories are really made of.

Helen tells us, ‘We did a lot of research on which hotel to stay at as it was such a special occasion and read lots of reviews and then decided to choose Constance Ephélia. The resort looked so beautiful sitting between 2 beaches, it seemed to have everything on our wish list and more.’

Return to the Seychelles

It was the first time they’d returned to the Seychelles since their wedding and expectation was running high but when they arrived at Ephélia they realised they had nothing to worry about.

‘We honestly couldn’t have asked for anything better to celebrate this special occasion,’ Helen says. ‘We booked a junior suite and the location was stunning, next to the beach and whilst we sat on our balcony we could hear the waves lapping onto the shore…

‘We spent our days chilling by the pool and beach, playing lots of tennis, we went exploring to deserted beaches and also went kayaking a few times – brilliant.’

A 25th wedding anniversary at Constance Ephelia

Returning to the Seychelles for their 25th wedding anniversary

First class service at Constance

But for Helen and Ken it was the special attention paid to them by the staff that really made the holiday perfect. ‘The hotel was beautiful and far exceeded our expectations, comfort, location, choice of restaurants but it’s the staff that are the icing on the cake. They made it so very extra special, they genuinely go out of their way to ensure that you are having the best time.’

Helen cites the example of Chantal, Sales Manager at Ephélia who greeted them on their arrival at Ephélia and went out of her way to make their holiday especially memorable.

‘She arranged for us to have breakfast on the beach which was a fantastic experience, we had champagne delivered to our room, gifts on our bed, it honestly just went on and on, so very lovely. Then, just when we though it couldn’t get any better, they arranged for us to spend our last 2 nights in a hillside villa. Wow, wow, wow – unbelievable – we just kept shaking our heads at how lucky we were.’

‘We have bored everyone to death with our stories and we are sure that some people don’t actually believe what Ephélia and their staff did for us. It was incredible.’

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Dream wedding destinations in the Indian Ocean

At Constance romance is woven into every element of what we do making our hotels and resorts the ideal destination for your wedding.

Wedding at Constance Ephelia, Seychelles

Wedding at Constance Ephelia, Seychelles

We understand that when you book a wedding with us you want everything to be perfect.

Our wedding co-ordinators take the time to ensure they know exactly what you want. Even before you arrive at the resort of your choice your wedding co-ordinator will discuss your vision for the big day with you.

Each of our 7 unique resorts and luxury hotels offers a complete wedding package, each one reflecting its own style of romance and embracing local wedding customs.

Highlights include:

  • picking you up from your suite or villa in a flower-strewn buggy
  • a ceremony in a stunning location
  • champagne, cake and a secluded candlelit dinner at one of our elegant restaurants.

Choosing the right location for you

Luxury wedding at Constance Moofushi, Maldives

Luxury wedding at Moofushi

Enjoy the laidback barefoot chic of Moofushi and Tsarabanjina, the vibrant energy of Belle Mare Plage and Ephélia, or the elegant luxury of Le Prince Maurice, Lémuria and Halaveli.

At Moofushi couples can stroll barefoot to their own private sandbank where friends can gather for the ceremony. Keen divers can even get married underwater.

At Halaveli couples can enjoy a romantic aromatic wedding night bathing ceremony or spend the night under the stars in a bed specially made up outdoors.

Tailor made for you
We offer a host of romantic escapades so you can create the wedding of your dreams:

  • Romantic boat trips
  • Special sensual spa treatments for two, either in a couples treatment room at the spa or in the privacy of your accommodation
  • Candlelit and flower baths
  • Romantic star-gazing nights under the stars
  • Dining for two in a stunning secluded location
Mr and Mrs Billam wedding at Constance Le Prince Maurice

Mr and Mrs Billam at Le Prince Maurice

Find out more

Read about some of the weddings that have taken place recently at our resorts:

Destination weddings with Constance hotels

Tropical islands, sheltered beaches, deliciously fresh food and no reception to organise. Cast yourselves away to one of our 7 beautiful resorts for the wedding you always dreamed you’d have.

Wedding ceremony table at Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina

Wedding ceremony table at Lodge Tsarabanjina

We offer special 5* wedding packages designed to give you a personalised luxury experience. And our wedding planners will work with you to organise your day exactly how you want it.

Find out more about creating your dream destination wedding at one of our luxury hotels.

At Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina you can enjoy total escape and seclusion from the noise of the outside world.

Enjoy these photos taken at the Lodge recently of a beautiful barefoot wedding.

 

 

Wedding ceremony at Constance Lodge Tsarabanjina

Wedding ceremony

 

Bride signing the wedding certificate

Romance in paradise

 

Bride and groom by the water's edge

Casting out to sea

 

Did you get married at Constance?

And if you got married at Constance, we’d love to hear from you. You can post your photos on our Facebook page, comment below or tweet us @constancehotels.

Wedding bliss at Constance Moofushi

If you’re looking for a beautifully romantic location for your wedding, Constance hotels offer a luxury experience in some of the most breathtaking locations in the world.

Mr and Mrs Smazhenny

Mr and Mrs Smazhenny at Moofushi

Mr and Mrs Smazhenny spent a wonderful month at Moofushi, in our fabulous beach and water villas. During their stay they organised their wedding and then enjoyed the utter bliss of the resort on their wedding day.

We worked with them to make sure it was a magical experience for them and their guests. Highlights of their wedding day included:

  • a delicious breakfast, followed by a morning spa in a spa treatment double room, including a massage and facial for bride and groom
  • a romantic ceremony at the Manta Bar, specially decorated for the occasion
  • a tree planting ceremony so that they could commemorate their special day on Moofushi Island, and see how it has grown when they next return 
  • a special candlelit dinner at Alizée Beach restaurant, with wine chosen by our sommelier
  • delicious wedding cake – vanilla and chocolate with fruit topping
  • rose petal turndown in their villa on wedding night
  • fishing with our diving centre
  • watching a film of their wedding day on the beach later that night.

Check out the great photos of Mr and Mrs Smazhenny’s wedding day that we’ve posted in a photo album on the Constance Facebook page.

And don’t miss our article about The Jewel Island: Constance Moofushi

Weekly round up, 5-11 September 2011

This weekly feature offers a round up of the content on our blog from the past week, in case you missed anything.

Moray eel

Moray eel

Split into categories, it’s another way for you to easily find the posts of value to you.

Competition

News

Culinary

Want to create some of our chefs’ amazing dishes yourself at home? Every Friday, we post some of the most amazing, delicious and popular recipes online.

Inspiration

Spa and sport

Create your dream destination wedding at one our luxury hotels

Wedding day on the beach at Constance Lemuria

Wedding day on the beach at Constance Lemuria

Whatever your hopes and dreams for your future life together, everyone wants a wedding day that’s as all-out perfect as it can be.

Choosing the right location is one of the biggest decisions you need to make, as it sets the mood for your whole day.

Get married in paradise

Imagine being in a place so romantic, you feel punch drunk with delight. At Constance, our hotels are nestled on 4 paradise islands in the Indian Ocean.

Our wedding packages

We offer special 5* wedding packages designed to give you a personalised luxury experience. Our wedding planners work with you to organise your day exactly how you want it.

Wedding day boat trip in the Maldives

Wedding day boat trip in the Maldives

We can arrange the ceremony, flowers, music, photos, champagne, romantic meals, wedding cake, and transport.

We also offer a huge range of wedding-day extras such as boat trips, special spa treatments, candlelit and flower baths, a night under the stars, wedding breakfasts and more.

Each Constance resort offers its own package to suit the location and style of hotel. At Constance Halaveli, you can opt to sleep under the stars on your wedding night, while at Constance Moofushi, if you’re a certified diver, you can get married underwater.

Online gift service

Couple getting married on boat

Wedding day romance

Our online gift service means your loved ones can buy you gifts that you can use while staying at Constance – spa and beauty treatments, special meals, excursions around the islands are just a few.

Find out more

Check out the hotel websites below for more information, and start imagining yourselves romancing in a tropical paradise.

Mauritius

Seychelles

Maldives

Madagascar

Did you get married at one our hotels? We’d love you to share your experience or send us your photos. You can contact us or send photos via Twitter, Facebook or the comments section below.