Beach-themed wedding receptions fit any style and idea of perfect wedding, whether you want to relax with your invitees and to spend the first moments as husband and wife in a serene atmosphere or it can be elegant and formal, perfect for those couples that love the natural décor. No matter what style suits your tastes, the clear blue water, the sparkling sand and the tranquil venue are a template for an extraordinary wedding reception.
Perfect for a beach-themed wedding, the luau type of reception is extremely easy to plan and very fun. Half of the necessary décor is already there to help you create a dreamlike atmosphere, dominated by palm trees, a beautiful sunset and white sand. Welcome the invitees by creating a nice ambiance with tiki torches and hang Japanese lanterns from place to place. When the guests arrive, offer them leis made of flowers or seashells and serve them cocktails that contain the sweet flavor of mangos and pineapples. If you are wondering how to decorate the tables, think of bright floral arrangements placed on white tablecloths. As for entertainment, provide the invitees with hula skirts and invite them to prove their dancing skills on the dance floor.
At a casual wedding reception, the accent is on guests having fun and feeling comfortable. The wedding reception should allow you to spend some time with your invitees, doing all the things you like most and creating a memorable event. Place canvas chairs in different areas of the reception’s location and allow the invitees to sit wherever they like best. Offer them large beach towels, parasols, fans and sunscreens and serve them with fruits and non-alcoholic cocktails. As for the food that can be served at this type of reception, opt for many types of salads, sandwiches, fried chicken, seafood and cookies. Entertain the guests with games like paddle ball and volleyball and let the music invite them to dance.