Coastal Wedding Venues
Although there are equally popular venues in the hinterland, it is the coastal areas that are most popular among couples looking at a out-station wedding. These are primarily beach and riverside venues. We have put together a list of some of the most sort after spots.
Zeebop by the Sea, Utorda, Salcette, South Goa
Zeebop is located at Urtorda beach, which is nested away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. The coastline has wide open spaces, with a white sandy beach that surprisingly does not attract a lot of crowd. As a venue to tie the knot, Zeepbop can accommodate upto 300 people and serves Goan and Continental food. Zeebop has ample car parking and along with a dance floor. The beach is adjacent to the restaurant that makes it an gorgeous backdrop for an evening celebration. Zeebop has been widely featured in popular magazines and newspapers and is also popular among the locals as well. It has also been the recipient of several food awards over the years
LPK WaterFront, Nerul, Bardez, North Goa
Located by the Nerul river, the LPK Waterfront is surrounded by the flowing Nerul river and lush greenery. Known as a popular night club, the venue has a guest capacity that can comfortably sit 400 guests. The location is available as a reception and ceremony venue as well and has sub-venues which are the Love Temple, the Sun Deck, and the Passion Deck, that can be reserved for parties, sit-down dinners or even Mehendi/Haldi ceremonies. The venue is known for its giant sculptures made of clay mould and stone which is the main attraction. The Woo restaurant at the venue can comfortably accommodate a sit-down dinner for upto 100 guests. The venue is surrounded by mystical sculptures which is unique to the establishment. At the Sun Deck, which is adjacent to the flowing river makes a perfect location for a small gathering. The Passion Deck on the other hand has a larger capacity that can accommodate upto 400 guests.
The Goldern Orchid, Mapusa, North Goa
Located in the sleepy village of Duler this indoor venue blends sophistication with a traditional cultural setting. The location can host 700 guests in this space and has two levels spread across 12,000 sq.ft equipped with 5 starred facilities including centralized air conditioning and also soundproofing. A scrumptious and gala meal can be catered that includes Goan, Continental and Oriental culinary delights. The interiors have a touch of class to it sophisticated with designer carpets, beautiful royal chandeliers and a spacious dance floor. A spacious stage for the bridal couple or the musicians facing the dance floor is already in place. The buffet and bar areas are wide, spacious and well laid out. Wooden dance floors, controlled ambient lighting, spacious parking and easy access to the venue make it popular among indoor reception venues in Goa.
Marquis Beachfront Lawns
Tucked away from the mainstream tourist crowd in Candolim is Marquis Beachfront Lawns situated on the shores of the blue Arabian sea. This outdoor venue can comfortably host 650 guests in a seated arrangement that faces the beach. The venue has a circular shaped dance floor that is surrounded with green lawns and gardens. This venue has a relaxed and cosy vibe to it that will get your guest’s to enjoy the festivities.
Madeira Cottage Lawns
Madeira Lawns is nestled in the beautiful bay of Dona Paula in north Goa. It is an outdoor venue surrounded by green lawns, coconut palms on one side and the other the beach. The beach is an isolated cove that is rarely crowded. The lawns are a part of the Praihna Resort which is a resort that has a colonial look and feel to it. The venue can comfortably accommodate 300 guests at the lawns which also has a swimming pool in the center along with a nice little cosy restaurant dishing scrumptious continental, Indian and Goan cuisines.
Reis Magos Fort
A one of its kind venue in Goa this location is a great colonial setting at of one of Goa’s most iconic landmarks of the Portuguese era dating back as early as 1551. Located off the banks of the river Mandovi in Verem, this a venue has beautiful views of the river and is available to host 200 guests comfortably. The experience here is like none other that embraces you the moment you set foot inside it. At the main courtyard of the fort, named as the Citadel, you have a serene venue for that can accommodate a crowd of 200 guests. Another area is the Bastion, which is at the lower level of this monument which also can accommodate 200 people.
Teso Water Front
Located in the sleepy village of Siolim this riverside outdoor venue can host upto 200 people. The venue is adjacent to the banks of the Chapora River and is part of Verda Hotels and Resorts. The setting is natural and is relaxed which has a beautiful open view of the riverfront.
Bay 15 Waterfront
Bay 15 is located in Panjim and is very popular among locals. Situated in the village of Odxel it has wide open green lawns with plenty of coconut palms spread across the property. The sea frontage is spectacular which also has a tiny beach adjacent to it. There are multiple levels here that can accommodate upto 750 people. The restaurant also offers catering services, there is plenty of parking space and the in-house Goan seafood served here is highly recommended.