Can I arrange a pre-wedding party or an after-wedding party at your hotel?
Of course. There are several options available. For example, ladies can pamper themselves at THE BARAI Spa followed by a bridal shower in the evening, while men can enjoy a bachelor party on the beach. Our Events Planning Team is more than happy to assist you.
I am planning for a pre-wedding photoshoot at your hotel. Where can I take photographs?
There are plenty of beautiful areas, both indoors and outdoors. Feel free to take shots at the beach or the gardens. THE BARAI Spa, reminiscent of Cambodia´s Angkor Wat temples, makes a stunning backdrop, too.
May I book just the photoshoot at your hotel if I do not wish to book the whole Pre-Wedding Package?
Most certainly. We would like to recommend that you consider our Capture the Moment Package. Please provide us with your contact details, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible.
Is there a special room rate for our team of wedding photographers and makeup artist?
Certainly. We can offer a special room rate for your crew.
The Pre-Wedding Package allows for photoshoots at THE BARAI from 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. May I extend this timeframe?
We certainly can be flexible about the timing. We are happy to discuss your needs with you and customise your wedding photoshoot schedule.
Are hairdressing, makeup and photography services included in the Pre-Wedding Package?
The Pre-Wedding Package does not include hairdressing, makeup and photography. We work alongside a team of independent vendors, and we would be happy to make arrangements for you to make selections based on your preferred style and budget.
I am Thai, and my fiancé is a foreigner. Is it possible to combine Thai and Western ceremonies?
Absolutely. We recommend that you have the Thai engagement ceremony in the morning. The water-pouring ceremony can be combined with the ring exchange during the Western ceremony.
Can I have a traditional Thai ceremony?
Indeed. Our Royal Thai Wedding Package offers traditional Thai wedding ceremonies.
I would like to have a wedding just for myself and my fiancé. Can you tailor-make the event for us?
Definitely. We are happy to tailor-make an intimate wedding based on your preferences.
Can I plan a same-sex wedding at your hotel?
Absolutely. We are more than happy to host same-sex weddings.
Where in your hotel can we hold the ceremony and reception?
We have both indoor and outdoor spaces with picturesque surroundings.
Talay Thai Restaurant – This venue has a pavilion-style setting that is uniquely Thai, and it is surrounded by gardens with a beautiful lotus pond. You can choose to hold your event indoors or outdoors.
The Wave – This outdoor venue has a sea view. It is perfect for a wedding ceremony with dinner and a cocktail reception.
The Pool Lawn – This outdoor venue has a sea view and is located next to the main swimming pool. It is ideal for your wedding ceremony and cocktail reception.
The Ballroom – This pillar-less venue with three main entrance doorways features a dramatic, tapered Thai ceiling design and a movable elevated stage. With a capacity of up to 400 persons, it is perfect for a grand wedding ceremony, dinner reception, cocktail reception and after-wedding party.
The Summer – The Summer is a cosy and private area in Figs Restaurant that is most suitable for a small wedding reception.
McFarland House – This is a restored, two-storey 19th century pavilion that has been transformed into a beachfront restaurant. It is rustic and casual and perfect for smaller wedding cocktail receptions or dinner.
Can I have a rehearsal at the wedding venue?
Certainly. We can arrange a rehearsal one day before your big day. However, the rehearsal venue is subject to availability.
I am a pet lover. Can my puppy walk down the aisle with me?
Can I have our wedding at THE BARAI Spa?
We can arrange your wedding at the Tranquillity Court at THE BARAI. In fact, The Tranquillity Court Wedding Package is available for your consideration.
What kind of bouquets and arrangements are available at the hotel?
We have put together arrangements in a variety of elegant colours and compositions, including White and Green, Pink and Burgundy, Blue and White or Grey and Cream. Our signature arrangement is White and Green, using orchids and roses, as well as tropical flowers and foliage. Our Events Planning Team would be happy to discuss your preferences.
Do you offer photography and videography services?
We are happy to provide you with a list of independent photographers and videographers who can be selected based on your style preferences and budget.
Are bridal hairdressing and makeup services available at your hotel?
We work alongside a team of independent makeup artists and hairstylists, and we would be happy to make arrangements for you.
Can you tell me about the programme for a combined Thai / Western wedding?
Most certainly. Please provide your contact details, and we will share some details of the programme with you.
Are taxes included in the wedding package pricing?
All packages in Wedding Journey are subject to a 10% service charge and 7% government tax.
What types of cuisine are available during the wedding reception dinner?
We have a great selection of cuisines that you can choose from — Thai, international and BBQ, which can be served buffet-style. If you wish for a plated sit-down dinner, you may choose between Thai and Western.
Can I have a food-tasting before the reception dinner?
We would be happy to arrange a food-tasting for you. Please discuss this with our Events Planning Team to make arrangements.
Can I bring wine and liquor to the reception?
Should you wish to bring your own wine and liquor, corkage fees will apply. Please speak to our Events Planning Team regarding the fees and arrangement.
I would love to have a party after the wedding dinner. Is it possible to arrange this at the hotel?
Sure. We have different options for venues, as well as entertainment, food and beverages, that you can choose from. Our team would be more than happy to discuss your preferences.
Can I have live music during the wedding dinner?
We can help to arrange a live band for entertainment. Alternatively, you may arrange your own band. Both arrangements are chargeable.
Can I exchange dishes between the two menus for no additional cost?
Yes, as long as the exchanged dishes are made from the same raw ingredients (e.g., poultry for poultry). Changing the cooking method is also possible for no additional cost.
Can you tell me more about your Honeymoon Package?
Our Honeymoon Package offers a two-night stay in the beautiful THE BARAI Suite, where you can enjoy an aromatherapy steam and milk bath and a massage together with your other half. Also included is an exclusive romantic set dinner on the beach. If you wish, you may join complimentary scheduled activities like yoga, archery, Thai boxing, etc.
What kind of spa treatment can I choose with my Honeymoon Package?
The package offers 60 minutes of massage for two persons, and you can choose from Swedish Massage, Thai Foot Reflexology, Muscle Relief Massage, Aromatherapy Massage and Traditional Thai Massage.
After we book the Honeymoon Package, can we take pictures in THE BARAI Spa during our stay?
Definitely. You are welcome to take pictures in THE BARAI Spa from 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM and the Tranquillity Court from 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM. Our THE BARAI Suite butler would be happy to assist you with the arrangements.