Hi Fort Tiracol Heritage Hotel ,
There are wedding venues, and then there are wedding venues in Goa. Nothing quite strikes the heart like the love of your life against the most gorgeous backdrop you’ve ever seen, especially in Goa. If you want the perfect view, the off-beat location, the tranquillity, that sussegado feeling, and the most delicious wedding catering in Goa, head straight for Fort Tiracol Heritage Hotel. Perched on the northern edge of Goa, looking out over a 240-degree view of the Arabian Sea, the centuries-old fort is alive with history and architecture. Throw in a spectacular sunset and wrought-iron dinner set ups over rustic laterite stone flooring and you have a perfect wedding venues Goa.
Once an armed fortress that belonged to the Portuguese, Fort Tiracol is now content to spend the rest of its days on a cliff enjoying the kaleidoscopic view of the Arabian Sea and the spectacular estuary of the Tiracol River. It exists in its own space and time on the northern most tip of Goa. At a glance Set foot in its charming courtyard, you will be taken aback by the charming 17th century church standing there bang in the middle.
Undoubtedly one of this venue’s strength is the simple fact that you are staying in a former defence fort in splendid isolation. There's a palpable sense of history all around. Added to this is all the luxury comfort a traveller expects today. The fort's elevated position and the views it affords from the ramparts are quite something else. Sitting on the top verandah, or on one of the rooms' private balconies, gulping the clean air and panoramic seascapes is a sublime experience.
The venue boasts of international standards with the Tavern Restaurant Lounge Bar and Verandah for 5-star dining and Garden Cafe Al Fresco for your more offbeat food lovers. All rooms are furnished with king sized beds, air conditioning, a Satellite 42 “ Flat Screen TV, Coffee Maker, Electronic safe and modern state of the art bathrooms with rain shower.
Choosing Fort Tiracol Heritage Hotel to host your offbeat destination wedding in Goa means you have the best of everything the sunshine state has to offer – gorgeous location with a stunning view, a quiet beach without the crowds, fabulous fresh food and an absolutely relaxed state of mind. The management has tremendous experience in world-class hospitality so you can have weddings of any religious denomination you like, or none at all if that’s what you prefer.
Hindu destination weddings in Goa are incomplete without a gorgeous mandap tastefully decorated with fragrant flowers, lights, and shells if you want to add in that beach-side element. You can opt to have pretty chairs on the mandap, tatami mats or thick mattresses covered in a stark white that puts the spotlight on the bridal trousseau.
Surrounding the mandap, gorgeous wrought-iron chairs daintily decorated with matching mandap flowers can be set out for guests. This beautifully intimate setting makes your friends and families so much more a part of your wedding ceremony than having them watch you on a huge stage from afar.
For Catholic destination weddings in Goa, look no further than the church of St Anthony of Padua smack bang in the centre of the fort. St Anthony is one of Goa’s favourite saints and is known as the ‘marriage saint’ in Portugal, Spain, and Brazil. So you need look no further for the most ideal church to start this new chapter in your lives.
The church at Fort Tiracol Heritage Hotel, though old (it was built in the 1700s), combines heritage and contemporary with ease. It is large, airy, and has a beautiful altar from which the celebrant can lead the nuptial proceedings. A vine full of flowers draped across the doorway of the church makes for a gorgeous entrance, while pews decorated with swathes of shimmery or dainty fabric add a fairytale touch to your Catholic destination wedding in Goa.
You could choose any of the locations in and around Fort Tiracol Heritage Hotel for Christian destination weddings in Goa, or even nuptials that don’t conform to any religious belief. On wind-swept cliffs overlooking the azure Arabian Sea, a simple archway decorated with ribbons and flowers offers an almost movie-like frame for wedding photographs.
If you choose sunset as the time of day to exchange vows, be assured of a spectacular celestial display that changes with the moment. The 180-degree view of the sea from a cliff surrounded by rich greenery has few equals in India, and this could be the perfect location for your Christian destination wedding in Goa.
For the reception and other events, the ramparts, berms and other spaces offer excellent venues to celebrate. The large turrets present an innovative intimate option for smaller functions such as rehearsal dinners, sunset mehendi sessions, sangeets and tilak ceremonies.
Wedding decorators have created enchanting ambiances with natural or wrought-iron furniture, pretty ornaments, table décor and lighting that enhances the entire setting.
You’ll find that choosing Fort Tiracol Heritage Hotel for your destination wedding in Goa gives you the opportunity to host a classy affair that stands apart from the norm, a celebration that will go down in the books as one to remember.
5 years 4 months
Number of Rooms
Inhouse catering, Outside vendors not permitted
Outside decorators permitted
In house alcohol available, Outside alcohol permitted
In house DJ not available , Outside DJ permitted