Simplify wedding planning. From engagement to vows to glorious honeymoon, The Fortress lessens the worry of planning and makes every moment unforgettable.
After the wedding the Bride & Groom can have photos with our wedding photographer and a videographer is also available on request. The wedding album with photos will be presented to the Bride and Groom along with a special gift from the resort team.
Licence for ceremony:
The following documents will be required:
An affidavit signed by a solicitor/statutory declaration to confirm who you are and your present status (un-Married).
The affidavit (Unmarried Certificate) or DivorcedCertificate as appropriate should be certified by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (for British nationals) and legalised by the Sri Lanka High Commission, London. The fee applicable for certification is £.15/- per document. For other nationals the document should be certified by their respective Foreign Ministries.
If divorced, a decree absolute.
If widowed, the death certificate of your late spouse and your previous marriage certificate.
If you have changed your name, a deed poll (including divorcees who have reverted to their maiden names).
If adopted, an adoption certificate.
If under 18 years of age, evidence of parental consent in the form of a statutory declaration.
Our wedding host will be delighted to help you choose your bridal flowers, as well as any other floral decorations.
Our chefs will present you with a beautifully crafted cake to perfect the wedding of your dreams.
Select from our range of wedding menus. In addition to excellent cuisine, all guests at the wedding will be looked after before the ceremony with cooled drinks and champagne will be served to celebrate.
Linens and table top décor:
We supply all the cutlery and glassware for your special event. Marquees and floral decorations are also available.
The Fortress will help you with arranging transportation for you and your guests, if necessary.
Preferred vendors and service coordination:
If required, the resort would be glad to recommend outside/other photographers and entertainment providers that cater to your needs.
Salon, spa and beauty services
According to your chosen package the wedding host will ensure that you are relaxed before the wedding with treatments from Spa Naturel for both the bride and groom, and prior to the wedding day the bride can have a pedicure and manicure as well.
Hair and makeup artists can be arranged if required. Local Dancers will celebrate your marriage in traditional costumes and footman or flower girls can sprinkle fragrant Araliya flowers in front of the bride as she makes her way to her groom.
Our wedding host will assist the bride & groom from the beginning in organizing and planning your wedding requirements here at The Fortress. From all-the-details to just-the-basics, everything will be taken care of.