An increasing number of brides and grooms around the world are embracing wedding trends that incorporate eco-friendly elements into their celebrations. At The Ritz-Carlton, Sanya, couples can plant a small tree in the resort’s secret garden, checking back at various anniversaries to see its growth progress and to celebrate their special day.
The spa at The Ritz-Carton, Istanbul offers the Turkish Bridal Hamam ceremony, in which the bride and her closest friends gather at the spa’s stunning Hamam — or bath. Decorated with flowers and candles, it provides a soothing, yet stimulating atmosphere and unique wedding tradition where participants experience a variety of relaxing treatments and a traditional henna ceremony.
When a couple wanted to “Cirque du Soleil” their wedding, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel delivered the magic. Among the many stunning touches for this wedding theme, an aerialist “champagne angel,” suspended from a metal structure, greeted guests on the property’s lawn at the start of the reception, gliding in a harness to pour Veuve Clicquot into their fluted glasses. Let our wedding specialists assist with your wedding ideas to ensure a unique ceremony and reception that reflect your personal tastes.
The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach takes a page from an Argentinean wedding tradition. It offers a charm cake — a wedding cake with charms attached to ribbons baked into it. Each single female pulls one of the ribbons dangling from the cake. This wedding tradition holds that the one who pulls out the gold-ring charm will be the next to be married.
The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin pushes beyond the once-in-a-lifetime experiences to encompass one-of-a-kind wedding trends as well. The property’s one-day workshop allows couples to work with a goldsmith to craft their own wedding rings, and special ring cases as well.