LGBTIQA+ Wedding in Tahiti

Easily one of the most beautiful and inclusive destinations for members of the LGBTIQA+ community, The Islands of Tahiti make for the most incredible locations to say ‘I Do’.  Same-sex marriage has been legalised in The Islands of Tahiti since 2013 and planning your perfect day for your significant other can be easier than you think.  Below we share our fool-proof tips for tying the knot in The Islands of Tahiti.



Finding the dream location

Arguably one of the hardest parts of planning your big day given every location is equally as stunning as the next, finding the perfect location will not only act as the back-drop of your special day but the back-drop of your photographs. Before committing to your dream location, ensure either yourself or a trusted travel agent has visited previously and can provide valuable insight into the area.



Choose your celebrant wisely

Picking a celebrant sets the tone for the whole ceremony. Picking a celebrant that not only understands you and your partner but also is clear with exactly how you want the ceremony to play out is vital. Taking the time to meet the celebrant prior to your big day is ideal.



The Islands of Tahiti offer lovebirds three ceremony options. The non-biding option of a beach ceremony is breathtakingly beautiful and allows couples to choose from the abundance of incredible beaches in The Islands of Tahiti. There is also a non-binding ceremony of Western-style, as well as a civil ceremony, which is not only legally binding in The Islands of Tahiti but also in other parts of the world.  This option is ideal for those wanting a legally recognised wedding and a gorgeous tropical island setting.



Budget considerations

Weddings have long been renowned as a costly life event; so going in with a set budget will help you determine all available options. Setting a budget initially will not only help decide on a location but also determine the number of guests that you and your partner will have in attendance.  



Given The Islands of Tahiti’s tropical location, the chance of needs to be on your radar. Always be prepared for all possible mishaps to take place… and embrace each and every one of them!


Getting married is the most special day of anyone’s life, so make it even more incredible by doing it in the most beautiful location on earth for a truly unforgettable experience



Rob Thompson