BAHRAIN has a plethora of of­fer­ings

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One of the most im­por­tant things is choos­ing the right ho­tel to con­duct the wed­ding cer­e­monies. Here is a list of hand­picked venues to help plan­ners ar­rive at that im­por­tant de­ci­sion.

FOUR SEA­SONS

Four Sea­sons Ho­tel Bahrain Bay of­fers a sense of pri­vacy, ex­clu­siv­ity and grandeur – wel­com­ing from 30 to 550 guests. Chic mod­ern de­sign meets lo­cal tra­di­tion in a com­bi­na­tion of two ball­rooms, and an ex­pan­sive out­door ter­race and oval-shaped lawn with Manama sky­line views.

Lo­cal cus­toms: Per­fect for host­ing tra­di­tional wed­dings in Bahrain, its two ball­rooms can host sep­a­rate men's and women's cel­e­bra­tions. An ad­join­ing band room can pipe live mu­sic into both venues

Func­tion rooms: The func­tion­ing rooms at the Four Sea­sons Ho­tel Bahrain Bay can host Bahrain events for 10 to 900 guests. The ho­tel fea­tures a to­tal of 3,272 m2 (35,222 sq. ft.) of func­tion space. Along with wed­ding pro­fes­sion­als, the ho­tel of­fers over 3,750 square me­ters of ban­quet­ing fa­cil­i­ties in­clud­ing a 1,195 square me­ter ball­room and a sec­ond 858 square me­ter ball­room to cre­ate an un­for­get­table oc­ca­sion for any cel­e­bra­tion. • Al Ghazal Ball­room: Ex­quis­ite crys­tal chan­de­liers cast a warm glow over the rich blue car­pets in this el­e­gant ball­room, which can seat up to 550 guests. The ball­room can also be sub-di­vided into four smaller rooms to ac­com­mo­date more in­ti­mate cel­e­bra­tions.

• Al Noor Ball­room - At 858 square me­ters and with seat­ing for up to 600 guests, this is a ball­room fit for roy­alty. • Grand Foyer - The ex­pan­sive Grand Foyer can ac­com­mode up to 500 guests in com­fort and lux­ury.

• Al Khayma (Tent): At more than 725 square me­ters, the con­tem­po­rary-de­signed and thor­oughly im­pres­sive Al Khayma of­fers a uniquely at­mo­spheric set­ting for ban­quet­ing and re­cep­tions of up to 300 guests.

• Ro­tonda: The wood-pan­elled Ro­tonda, with its sig­na­ture golden wall cov­er­ings and ex­quis­ite glass chan­de­liers, is a favourite for groom's cel­e­bra­tion in the re­gion.

ART ROTANA

This beach re­sort of­fers guests the op­tion to se­lect from 311 op­u­lent rooms and suites, in­clud­ing pres­i­den­tial and vice pres­i­den­tial suite.

Ca­pa­ble of host­ing events for 10 to 900 guests, Four Sea­sons Ho­tel Bahrain Bay fea­tures 3,272 m2 of events space

WED­DING VENUES

In­door

Thu­raya ball­room is de­signed with great flex­i­ble fa­cil­i­ties that en­ables it to ac­com­mo­date for large cer­e­mo­nial par­ties with up to 700 at­ten­dees and to small par­ties with av­er­age of 80 at­ten­dees.

Out­door

The open beach area pro­vides all that is nec­es­sary to a stun­ning wed­ding cer­e­mony at the beach. The pri­vate is­land is highly rec­om­mended.

ART Rotana's ter­race has an ex­tended out­door area that al­lows dif­fer­ent ar­range­ments to take place. It is able to ac­com­mo­date 200 guests. Many cou­ples choose this area for re­cep­tion party in which the din­ner is ac­ces­si­ble through the restau­rant.

SHER­A­TON

• Cui­sine: Clients can per­son­alise wed­ding menus cre­ated by their tal­ented chefs.

• Bride and Groom Ar­range­ments: Their trained as­so­ciates will as­sist you from the menu, flow­ers, light­ing and en­ter­tain­ment.

• Ball­rooms: Al Taj Ball­room is the ideal wed­ding venue in Bahrain that boasts of a spa­cious pre­func­tion area which can ac­com­mo­date up to 400 peo­ple. Awali Ball­room can ac­com­mo­date up to 200 peo­ple.

GULF HO­TEL CON­VEN­TION AND SPA

Al-Dana Ball­room at the Gulf Con­ven­tion Cen­tre pro­vides the per­fect set­ting for even the most lav­ish and ex­trav­a­gant wed­dings.

With the ca­pac­ity to host up to 2000 guests for a re­cep­tion or 1200 for a ban­quet din­ner, The ball­room presents sev­eral unique fea­tures in­clud­ing a VIP lounge for dis­tin­guished guests. The Mez­za­nine floor fea­tures a grand ter­race over­look­ing the en­tire ball­room, and a dress­ing room for the bride. A lav­ish and de­lec­ta­ble buf­fet din­ner may be served out­doors on the ter­race or in­doors on the ground floor.

Time­less el­e­gance: Awal Ball­room can host up to 400 guests for a ban­quet din­ner.

Ex­quis­ite Events: Al­ter­na­tively, for wed­dings hosted in Al Dana Ball­room, the din­ner buf­fet may also be served on the con­ven­tion cen­tre's ter­race or pool­side over­look­ing The Gulf Ho­tel's gar­dens.

SPE­CIAL VENUES BAHRAIN IN­TER­NA­TIONAL CIR­CUIT

Bahrain In­ter­na­tional Cir­cuit (BIC) is an ul­tra­mod­ern mo­tor­sport fa­cil­ity that is lo­cated in the heart of the Sakhir desert. De­signed by the renowned Ger­man en­gi­neer Her­mann Tilke, the cir­cuit in­cor­po­rates many fea­tures of lo­cal cul­ture. Through­out the year, nu­mer­ous cor­po­rate events take place at BIC. So­cial events such as wed­dings, mu­sic con­certs and char­ity oc­ca­sions are also hosted in the arena.

ROYAL GOLF CLUB

The Royal Golf Club, lo­cated just 20 to 30 min­utes' drive from Manama and from the SaudiBahrain cause­way, is a unique venue in Bahrain with its spec­tac­u­lar views of rolling fair­ways and sparkling lakes.

The club of­fers three dif­fer­ent event venues ideal for wed­ding and en­gage­ment par­ties of all sizes.

Venue Ca­pac­i­ties:

Ma­jlis can hold up to 120 guests, while Mar­quee can ac­co­mo­date up to 160 guests. The pool­side can cater to up to 300 guests.

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