Ask the Expert! | Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi

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Located at the most prestigious address in Abu Dhabi you’ll find the Emirates Palace Hotel.  It’s known the world over for its palatial design, total opulence and amazing service.  At under 4 hours flight time from Delhi or Mumbai it’s a perfect distance for that destination wedding. The hotel itself is nestled in extensive manicured grounds, has 1.3 kms of pristine sandy beach and its own private marina!  We catch up with their Events’ team to find out a bit more about jetting off to have your dream wedding at the Emirates Palace.

Why are weddings so special at the Emirates Palace Hotel?

With the luxurious setting at the Palace nothing could be more special!  Brides, grooms and all their guests are destined for a unique celebration which will last forever in their memories. 

Are there venues in the Emirates Palace for all Indian wedding celebrations?

Yes! We have areas within the hotel and its grounds for all parts of the Indian wedding celebrations.  From the glamorous balloon to grand terraces for the Sangeet or main reception to private suites for the Mehendi.  The Emirates Palace offers venues that cater to every need of the wedding celebrations!

What is your busiest time of year for Indian weddings?

This really depends when the auspicious dates are set.   This year it’s been incredibly busy from January until May with a few wedding celebrations in the hot months of June and July.  We are getting busy again until the end of the year.

Which venues are the most popular for weddings?

One of our most popular venues is our stunning Etihad Ballroom which can hold up to 1,200.  It’s simply beautiful and you and your guests will feel like royalty!  For any outdoor elements the Ballroom Terrace, Beach Terrace and the West Wing gazebo are out of this world.

How do you help a couple create a perfect wedding?

With every wedding we aim to customize our Emirates Palace offering to suit the family requirements.  Our team are experts at listening to the brides to ensure that we create that perfect wedding! It could be from food to extravagant décor to entertainment – we can do it all!

What additional wedding services do you offer?

In our opulent Emirates Palace Spa, there are treatments specific for the bride and groom to get them ready for their special day.   We are here to help and have lots of local knowledge on and can help your wedding planner or events company with finding any service you require.

What is your chef’s specialty for weddings catering and what are your policies about outside catering?

The Emirates Palace have a huge number of talented chefs who can create Indian menu arrangements to international items.  Our culinary specialists can cater to all palates.  We also allow outside caterers  to come in with special permission and all the required paperwork.

Can you sum up weddings at the Emirates Palace in 5 words?

Extravagant, celebratory, feeling like royalty.

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