Where : private estate in Moorea
Tahiti Wedding Planner : Nelly Grange
Package : wedO(itall)
Ceremony : some islands traditions mixed in a Western-style ceremony.
The mother of the bride, Purea, was born and raised in Tahiti but has since been living in the U.S.. Maya, our lovely bride, wanted to have her wedding in Tahiti where part of the family still resides, so she and Stefano, her Italian groom, decided to have a destination wedding on the beautiful island of Moorea. They had 70 guests traveling from the U.S. and Italy, plus 45 family & relatives coming across from capital island of Tahiti to join the party!
Nelly Grange is a kind, sunny, reliable and thorough professional. She had everything organized from A to Z and was instrumental in helping us put together the final design touches and logistics. We hosted a 80-120 person wedding in Moorea, with over 60+ people traveling from overseas, some from as far away as Italy. We had a week of celebrations that Nelly helped to coordinate and oversee, some in unconventional locations (private property or vacation rentals). Not your more traditional hotel setting (which is slightly easier to manage). Nelly’s ability to pull together all these different locations for each event and make sure guests were transported there safely and returned to their lodging was huge. Many of our guests said it was the most beautiful wedding they had ever been to, this was an experience that will no doubt live in our guests hearts for many years. No doubt this was much thanks to Nelly, her careful planning and thoughtful design. A delight to work with. Thank you so much for everything you did to help make this possible. Maya + Stefano
Nelly took the stress out of planning multiple events for our wedding guests. In addition to an authentic Tahitian wedding ceremony, fusion tasting brunch , and Tahitian Tamara’a complete with fire dancers , there was a fabulous picnic on a small island and a welcoming cocktail dinner . Nelly was always available to respond to questions and take care of all the details that hosting a destination wedding entails. She knows what to ask and helps plan a wedding that meets your budget, personality, design sensibilites and fantasies ! She knows who to call to make it all possible and everyone she works with exhibits the same professionalism and care. We had 60 international guests who flew to Tahiti and another 60 local guests. The logistics would have been daunting without Nelly . Nelly was outstanding at keeping everything organized and running on time. If you are planning a wedding in French Polynesia get Nelly’s help – It’s the best decision I made ! Purea
Photo Credit : Nick Radford