Hotel Phaphalati is a fabulous venue for a wedding. with pristine white beaches backdrop. Our friendly staff will ensure that they provide a warm and stress free function on your special day. The staff will make put together what you have planned which will leave you to enjoy your special day to the fullest.
We can cater for 120 - 150 Guests.
A beautiful set up on Hotel Phaphalati pool deck. A wooden gazebo structure is set up with white drapings around it. The pool area decorated with either bamboo lights or Chinese lanterns as the sun sets. Covered chairs are placed around the pool area and your guests will be able to see the wedding proceedings clearly.
The dining hall is air conditioned and can be private. We can decorate and drape this area to suit the bridal couple. Venue includes the following:
A couple is not able to get officially married here in Mozambique unless they are resident in the country. It is advised that the marriage legalities to be performed in your home country as a couple is not officially married in Mozambique, unless the couple is a citizen of the country.
Bring your own photographer.
Bubbles and flower petals are a suggestion to wishing the bridal couple good luck instead of confetti.
The local, rural church choir can be arranged to sing during the ceremony. The songs are normally either Portuguese or Bitonga, the local language spoken in the area. They will charge a nominal fee.
A local musician or DJ can be arranged and will be charged accordingly.
Marimba and steel drum band: Maximum 2 hours. To be charged accordingly.
Music will be turned down at 22h00 to avoid disturbing other Lodge guests. If the wedding party takes the entire lodge the music can be played loudly until the party ends.
Should you wish to bring your own DJ, he would have to supply his own equipment, as we only have a CD player.
We require the client to brief us regarding their bar requirements for the provision of specific Wine and Champagne as orders need to be placed at least 8 weeks prior to the wedding to allow the lodge time to import any special requests not available locally.
Open Bar includes wine, malts, beers and soft drinks, and any limits set will be controlled by the manager on duty, and needs to be signed off by the person responsible for the account.
Cash bar for guests to settle directly.
Should waiters and bar staff work later than 24:00 their services will be charged at the standard overtime rate
Bar prices are subject to currency fluctuations & change without notice, an updated price list is available from the lodge upon request.
No Wine, Malts, Spirits, Beers, Soft drinks or Champagnes may be brought onto the premises.
Any changes to the bar requirements must please be done in writing
Welcome Drinks are included in the venue fee for the guests arriving at the reception venue.
Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic options are available.
A simple wedding cake can be made at the lodge at an extra charge, to be discussed with the Food and Beverage Manager Should you require a more professional cake this will have to be brought with you.
Menus are designed around your requests and preferences. We are able to offer a Table d'hôte, Full Buffet and Set Menu. Please discuss your ideas directly with the Lodge and the Food and Beverage Managers when you visit for a site inspection. Menus will be confirmed 60 days prior to the wedding. The menu will be at no extra cost involved if the guests are booked on a Dinner, Bed and Breakfast Package.