Kenya coastline for a destination wedding with turquoise Indian ocean, and white sand beaches.

WEDDING IN KENYA COAST

All you need to know before Planning Kenya Coast Beach & Safari Wedding

Are you planning to get married in Kenya Coast? We collected the best information that you can find to help you plan your dream Kenya Wedding!

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WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO GET MARRIED IN KENYA?

This wedding guide gives you a quick help of everything you may need to know if you have never been in Kenya Coast. Scroll down and learn all you need to know about your future wedding day.

There are many reasons why Kenya Coast should be one of the top destination locations for your tropical wedding.

Diani Beach, Mombasa, Vipingo, Watamu, Malindi, and Lamu is a famous seaside on the Kenyan Coast that gives you breathtaking sceneries of the Indian Ocean combined with a Safari vibe. You can find beautiful cliffs and rivers, private villas, and luxury resorts with the romantic ambiance of the traditional Swahili style.

Kenya Coast small towns are perfect for a destination wedding: you can see it all in half a day! Small shops, local houses tumbling down the beachside, ancient structures on the Kenya coastline will make you fall in love with this dream destination location. If you are looking for a unique “beach & bush” feeling on your wedding day, then Kenyan Coast will be just the right choice for your big day.

DESTINATIONS

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WHAT DO YOU NEED TO GET MARRIED IN KENYA COAST?

Getting married at the Kenya Coast can be a bit tricky, but is is definitely worth the effort! You better start collecting all of these things now before you arrive in Kenya!

Create a visitors E-citizen account. https://www.ecitizen.go.ke

Fill an online application form

Attach:

  • Copies of valid Passports
  • Copies of Birth Certificates
  • 1 Coloured passport-size photo
  • Proof of no other existing marriage
  • Air ticket and visa

After submission of the application, both parties are required to book an appointment on the online platform and appear before the Registrar for submission of original documents and interview. Upon successful completion of the interview, parties are required to pay a fee for the wedding will be conducted at a venue outside of the Registrar’s office. Parties to book the date of solemnisation of marriage upon payment. If you use assistance from a Kenyan Tour Operator/Agent, only TRA Licenced Agents are allowed to assist. Ensure you check the licence if you are not sure. www.tra.go.ke

SUMMER
THE BEST TIME FOR GOOD WEATHER AND SAFARI

One of the best times to visit Kenya is from July to September, during the country's dry season. If you planning to have a destination Kenya wedding and combine this journey with the following Safari trip, Summer is the best time. The Masai Mara National Reserve offers great wildlife which also coincides with the Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra. You can get a direct flight from Diani beach, Mombasa and Malindi. Kenyan Coastline is great for Safari, with a great variety of luxury lodges and camps, consider Tsavo and Amboseli National Parks.

WINTER
THE BEST TIME FOR WARM WEATHER
Kenya is known for its hot and dry winters. Fortunately, the Indian Ocean breezes make hot temperatures super enjoyable. Temperatures can climb up to 32°C, but usually cool down to around 29°C during the night. If you love sunny and warm weather, then you should definitively choose a winter wedding on Kenya Coast. Rain showers are usually rare during this season and are quite welcome as they cool down the winter heat for a couple of hours.
SPRING & AUTUMN
THE BEST TIME FOR GOOD RATES
If you are having trouble with hot weather during Kenya's winter, then you should consider planning your wedding on Kenya Coast during early spring or early autumn. Autumn in Kenya is known for its mild weather and the water of the Indian Ocean is warm and perfect for swimming. Kenya experiences two rainy seasons: March to May is considered the time of the “long rains,” and “short rains” happen from November to December, so make sure to book a venue with an indoor option.

INFORMATION

How much does it cost to get married in Kenya?


One of the most asked questions by couples that are planning weddings in Kenya are the costs!T here really is no honest answer to that as it also depends on what your perfect day should look like! The right question should be how much you really want to spend to make your wedding unforgettable. No matter what your answer is, you can make your wedding special. Do you have questions about the costs for wedding photography? Are you in love with the idea of a destination wedding in Kenya?

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Are you planning to get married in Kenya Coast? We collected the best information that you can find to help you plan your dream Kenya Wedding!
Are you planning to get married in Kenya Coast? We collected the best information that you can find to help you plan your dream Kenya Wedding!

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