Ratua Island Resort and Spa

Ratua Island weddings turn wedding dreams into reality

Posted by Ratua Island on October 01, 2018

As wedding couples search for the ultimate wedding location, it’s no surprise that destination weddings are becoming an increasingly popular choice. Ratua Island weddings offer the perfect combination of romance, elegance and practicality.

Ratua Island’s private setting is unlike any other destination wedding location. Our little island paradise 'Ratua', set within the islands of Espirito Santo, Vanuatu, is laden with tropical gardens, private beaches, turquoise lagoons and coral reefs. Unique and picturesque, our eco-luxe resort is an idyllic and romantic place to say “I do”. 

Ratua Island weddings suit all styles ranging from the casual barefoot beach wedding to formal and everything in between. We want our wedding couples to see the best of Ratua Island and give each wedding the unique attention they deserve.

With our experienced team organising your wedding and an atmosphere of calm, you’ll feel instantly at ease the moment you set foot on Ratua Island.

Have the dream wedding you’ve always wanted

Choosing Ratua Island as your wedding location will turn your dream wedding into a reality. Imagine a backdrop of turquoise waters and sapphire skies, luxury accommodation, fresh organic food, and staff who are committed to giving you the wedding you’ve always wanted. Couples are welcome to choose from a traditional legal wedding, a religious blessing, a renewal of vows or a simple commitment ceremony.

Ratua Island weddings are extremely personal which is why we custom design each wedding and encourage couples to add their personal touch. We have created a Dream Wedding Package that outlines the full Ratua Island wedding experience. With six night’s accommodation in a Deluxe Beachfront Villa and a list of amazing features, the package includes all the finer details that will fulfil your wedding dreams. Check out our Wedding Package here.

Experience the wonders of Ratua Island weddings

A wedding at Ratua Island Resort and Spa means you can have both your wedding and honeymoon all in one location. There'll be no hasty packing, no early flights to catch and no wedding exhaustion. You'll be right where you need to be to continue on to a beautiful, relaxing honeymoon.

Staying in our stunning resort is an experience in itself. Our staff are committed to giving all our guests a royal Ratua treatment. After months of wedding anticipation, honeymoons are your time to revel in your newlywed status, be it alone or alongside friends and family. Ratua Island Resort and Spa has been designed for ultimate relaxation and escapism.

We won't blame you if you end up staying in your Deluxe Beachfront Villa the entire time. The luxury villas boast 200-year-old handcrafted wooden teak and tropical gardens as far as the eye can see. We have stayed true to our ambition of preserving the untouched sanctuary that surrounds the resort. Our focus on protecting the landscape means our guests can have a truly authentic experience with modern comforts.

Sharing a meal with your guests is one of the most important elements of your wedding. Whether you're hoping for a formal sit-down dinner or a relaxed gourmet BBQ, we have the facilities and produce to make anything happen. We put a strong emphasis on food and we are so lucky to be able to boast 100% fresh, organic ingredients from Ratua's own gardens and nearby markets. All proteins are supplied within a 10km radius of the Island, including the world famous Santo Organic Beef. In the centre of our small Island is a mature coconut plantation where we gather fresh coconuts for our guests and where our organic coconut oil comes from that we use in our cooking. Our creative chefs design daily menus to include fresh, seasonal ingredients. We provide all meals during your stay, including breakfast, lunch, refreshments, pre-dinner drinks and canapès and a three course dinner that changes daily. 

Leave your wedding worries behind

It’s a shame weddings have become so heavily associated with stress. We may not be able to help the normal wedding-day jitters but it’s our priority to ensure our wedding couples are not burdened by stress during their stay at Ratua Island.

If you're an active relaxer, you'll have plenty to keep your mind off wedding stresses. Kayak through the lagoons, cycle the Island, snorkel with the turtles or take one of our 14 trained horses for a dip in the ocean. Ratua Island is a perfect escape for everyone, even the intrepid-style traveler.

To completely relax, you can't go past our over-water Coral Reef Spa. We cherish this unique facility as it offers our guests the chance to unwind in a way they've never done before. Our spa therapists can massage away your troubles with a blend of pacific oils, leaving you refreshed and ready to embark on your marriage journey. If you want to return to the spa day after day, it is an easy walk from the Resort. Our staff will be happy to treat you as often as you like during your stay.

Ratua Island has a way of dissolving your worries so you can completely relax throughout your time on the Island. We want you to have all your personal touches on your wedding day without the stress of organising each detail. Leave the hard work up to us and create sun-kissed memories to last forever.

We love sharing our Island paradise with wedding couples and we are passionate about providing the best possible location for a destination wedding. Everything you need for an amazing wedding day and honeymoon is right at your fingertips and our staff are only too happy to help should you have any further requests.

If you are planning a destination wedding, Ratua Island Resort and Spa is truly a dream come true. Contact us here to find out about our custom design weddings and how we can create your perfect wedding in paradise.