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Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, Avani+ Riverside Hotel Bangkok and Montien Riverside Hotel
Sunakshi Mahendru and Shreyans Bamb said ‘I do’ by the tranquil waters of the Chao Phraya River at the Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort and the Avani+ Riverside Hotel Bangkok, their third family wedding at the iconic properties. Having both grown up in Bangkok, the wedding was the perfect way for them to show love to the city while surrounded by loved ones, and they made sure to include Thai elements to ensconce guests in the Kingdom’s culture, from local Thai food and khanoms, to Thai-infused drinks and even Thai dancers to welcome guests, while keeping the entire wedding simple and elegant. They both tell us more about these magical few days.
It seems like a family tradition to get married in these properties – what makes them so special?
While Bangkok is home to both of us, these properties are also home to us now. For our guests coming from abroad, they are a great mix of a hotel and resort, and they have multiple venue options, allowing us to cater perfectly for each of our occasions.
Out of all the days of festivities, which one did you enjoy the most?
Our reception night was probably the most enjoyable. It was truly a night of celebration and our family and friends made sure to live up to it. The night started with beautiful performances from our loved ones, and continued the afterparty of our dreams. It was nothing short of a night of love, laughter and celebrations!
You said you wouldn’t get married anywhere but Thailand – why would you recommend it?
Everything you need is right here, from hotels to wedding planners, to a variety of delicious food. With numerous wedding planners easing the process of planning your wedding, everything is easily available and can be sorted.
What were the most memorable moments of your wedding?
Our entire wedding was memorable; it’s difficult to choose one specific moment as both of us made sure to just enjoy each moment throughout. Those few days of the wedding festivities will be a cherished memory for the rest of our lives. Our advice to couples? Enjoy this time, it won’t come back! From the planning stage to the actual wedding festivities, make sure to be 100 percent present, and cherish each moment.
Venue: Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort
Venue: Avani+ Riverside Hotel Bangkok
Venue: Montien Riverside Hotel Bangkok
2 days of festivities – 4 events – 500 Guests