Moorea: Tahitian Wedding & Vow Renewal Ceremonies

Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa


Tiare intimate ceremony. The couple is escorted from their bungalow to the place of ceremony on a flower petal pathway on the beach where the Tahitian Priest is waiting. The couple is adorned with fresh flower lei and flower crowns.  The traditional ceremony lasts 15 minutes, after which the priest presents a special certificate inscribed on tapa.  Following the ceremony, champagne and wedding cake is served.  An ideal ceremony for those wishing a simple event with a touch of local color.
From $850.00. Includes the Tahitian Priest, a Singer and Ukulele Player, a Polynesian Pareo Gift each, Flower Leis and Crowns for the Bride and Groom, Certificate inscribed on local tapa, Champagne and Wedding Cake.
2 other ceremonies are available at this resort and many additional options such as photography, dancers/singers, romantic dinner, cake and champagne are available.  Call Tahiti Travel Mate for details and pricing.


Intercontinental Moorea Resort & Spa


Renewal of Vows Ceremony. In the privacy of their bungalow, the couple prepares together for the special event. A hostess and a vahine dancer escort them to the ceremony grounds, which has been decorated with flowers following the Polynesian tradition. To the sound of the guitar and ukulele, they are welcomed by the master of ceremony and two musicians.
As per tradition, the renewal of the vows proceeds in Tahitian, the couple is baptized with their Tahitian names and exchange beautiful flower leis and crowns as a symbol of their vows. Finally, they are covered with the traditional tifaifai (Tahitian wedding quilt). The ceremony ends to the sound of aparima dance performed by the vahine dancer, symbolizing their renewed joy.
From $1,200.00. Includes the Master of ceremony, two Pareos, a Vahine Dancer and two Musicians, two Flower Leis and Flowers Crowns and Bouquet of Flowers for the bride, a tifaifai (on loan) and a wedding certificate.
1 other ceremony is available at this resort and many additional options such as photography, dancers/singers, romantic dinner, cake and champagne are available.  Call Tahiti Travel Mate for details and pricing.

Sofitel Ia Ora Moorea Beach Resort


Herehia “Beloved” Ceremony.  The ceremony takes place on the resort beach where the Polynesian Priest unites the couple. He provides Flowers Leis and Flower Crowns and the couple exchange these flowers as a sign of exchanging their vows. They are then baptized with their Tahitian names and given a marriage certificate. The dancers cover the couple with the traditional "Tifaifai" (Tahitian wedding quilt). The ceremony ends with dances and songs celebrating the couple's joy while they enjoy an exotic cocktail.
From $1,750.00. Includes a Wedding Coordinator, authentic ceremony by a Tahitian Priest on the beach the resort, 3 Tahitian Singers and Musicians and 2 Dancers, a pareo each for the Bride and Groom, Flower Leis and Flower head Crowns, Bride’s Bouquet, Wedding or Renewal of Vows certificate, 2 Exotic cocktails.
1 other ceremony is available at this resort and many additional options such as photography, dancers/singers, romantic dinner, cake and champagne are available.  Call Tahiti Travel Mate for details and pricing.

Tiki Village Moorea

A recreated Traditional Polynesian Village, the villagers welcome visitors to discover all the wonders of Polynesia of yesterday and today. In this unique setting of a small village on the edge of a lagoon, a Tahitian wedding or vow renewal ceremony is the perfect place to celebrate your love.
Beach Wedding. Dressed in the Polynesian way, the ceremony takes place in a temple (marae) overlooking the beach. It is conducted by the High priest of the village to the rhythm of ukulele and traditional songs. You will be accompanied by a translator, a musician/singer and 2 dancers. Couples receive a Tahitian wedding certificate made of Tapa and as tradition requires,  wrapped in a tifaifai (traditional patchwork). Enjoy a cocktail each before joining other guests at the Polynesian Dinner and Show.  From $900.00
3 other ceremonies are available at the Tiki Village Moorea and additional options such as photography, videography and traditional Polynesian massage.  Call Tahiti Travel Mate for details and pricing.