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Villa Aye Wedding in Phuket


November 29, 2023
Words by Lauren Ertl
Photos courtesy of Darinimages

In the picturesque setting of Villa Aye, Phuket, Natasha and Jonathan celebrated their love in a destination wedding that was as dreamy as it gets. With an intimate ceremony overlooking the Andaman Sea, Natasha and Jonathan shared their love story and the magic of their special day.

“We met in Dubai Marina dog park, both walking our beagles. Our love story became something serious, spending 24/7 together during the COVID lockdown,” Natasha shared, highlighting the unexpected and charming start to their journey.

“Holiday vibes are always fun for weddings; everyone can relax and let loose,” Jonathan explained. The allure of a destination wedding provided the perfect atmosphere for their celebration.

“We love Thailand—from the food to the beautiful scenery and laid-back life, so the choice was pretty easy,” Natasha explained. The couple’s love for travel and Natasha’s dad residing in Thailand made it the ideal destination for their special day.

“We fell in love with Villa Aye venue when we saw it online. We found Wedding Boutique Phuket, our wedding planner on Instagram, who does amazing weddings at this venue,” Jonathan said. The stunning Villa Aye and the expertise of Wedding Boutique Phuket combined to create the perfect backdrop for their celebration.

“The main theme of the wedding we both dreamed of was stylish, minimal but elegant with neutral tones around the main color of rose gold,” Natasha described, giving a glimpse into the aesthetic choices that adorned their celebration.

“55 guests came to Villa Aye for the ceremony, and we had one of our best friends officiating the marriage. The ceremony was really meaningful for us and all our guests,” Jonathan shared. Adding a touch of tradition, they embraced the classic bouquet toss, with an overly eager Colombian friend catching the bouquet.

“Wedding Boutique Phuket, our wedding planner, helped us to run everything smoothly. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to visit on-site before the wedding, but we felt totally comfortable with that since our wedding planner has extensive experience,” Natasha emphasized, shedding light on the seamless planning process.

“Get the catering company to put little bits of the amazing food to one side, as there is no time to eat for the bride and groom during the whole day,” Jonathan advised, providing practical insights for future couples preparing for their big day.

Natasha and Jonathan’s love story unfolded in a picturesque destination wedding, capturing the essence of their journey from Dubai to Phuket. Every detail, meticulously planned by Wedding Boutique Phuket, and beautifully captured by Darinimages Photography, made their day a timeless celebration of love.

Vendors: Photographer: Darinimages; Wedding Planner: Wedding Boutique Phuket; Ceremony/Reception Site: Villa Aye; Florist: Art Of Flower Phuket; Stationery: Card Coach; Cake: Joob Joob Bakery; Hair & Makeup: Makeup Masterclass; Gown Designer: Grace Loves Lace

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