6th January 2014
Fiji is renowned as a tropical island paradise and is increasingly popular as a wedding and honeymoon destination, however did you know that many celebrities have also chosen Fiji as the location for their wedding? American actress Tori Spelling wed Dean McDermott while famous skateboarder Tony Hawk said I do with lingerie designer Lhotse Merriam and most recently, Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson married property mogul billionaire Jeffery Soffer.
An intimate wedding day shared with 15 of their closest friends and family as well as Macpherson's two sons Arpad Flynn, 15, and Aurelius Cy, 10, the ceremony was kept secret. Eloping in a luxurious private villa, the small wedding party spent a week celebrating in Fiji and enjoying the deluxe resort and stunning beaches of the Pacific Ocean paradise. The casual ceremony suited the couple perfectly and was a wonderful union that saw the end of a short 5-month engagement and the beginning of a beautiful marriage. Although the couple began dating in 2009, they took a short break in 2012 before coming together again in 2013 after Soffer was involved in a helicopter crash that killed is friend Lance Valdez.
While many of these celebrity matches married in luxury on Fijian private islands, you can still enjoy the relaxing and romantic beaches for your Fiji wedding without needing the megabucks to hire out an entire private island. There are a wide range of Fiji resorts that offer a great range of wedding and honeymoon packages including some with onsite wedding coordinators who can help you plan every last detail of your special day, whether you want a traditional Western white wedding or want to opt for something a little more tropical in style. For a truly romantic and memorable wedding day, Fiji welcomes you to say I do.