Paradise Bliss

Brides and grooms in search of the dream wedding locations with a tropical twist have found the ideal setting in local beach resorts.
The south coast is slowly emerging as one of the top wedding destinations for Europeans who want a beach ceremony. Hotels that specialise in wedding packages say its more profitable to tap this market than the average package tourist.

rnrnCaroline is nervous. Her dresser is trying to distract her but without success. Like many brides, Caroline is excited about saying lquote I do. rn

rnHowever, it wont be in a church or in the presence of a minister, as is the practice in her native country, England. She has decided that she wants to do it the Sri Lankan way. On a poruwa, with ashtaka readings, to the beat of drums and dancers.rn

rnHer wedding coordinator, Triton Hotel, has prepared a baby elephant for the going away in addition to kiribath and sweat-meats. And, a glass of champagne for a toast.rn

rnShe will receive a complementary suite for the stay