PLAN A SPLENDID DESTINATION WEDDING IN BAKU
PLANNING A WEDDING IN BAKU:
Land of Fire, as Azerbaijan is known is a medley of various cultures, just like Indian weddings. Azerbaijan is a treasure that is yet to be discovered. Plan a dream wedding in one of the stunning wedding venues in Baku.
Baku, Azerbaijani Bakı, city, capital of Azerbaijan. It lies on the western shore of the Caspian Sea and the southern side of the Abşeron Peninsula, around the wide curving sweep of the Bay of Baku. The bay, sheltered by the islands of the Baku Archipelago, provides the best harbor of the Caspian, while the Abşeron Peninsula gives protection from violent northerly winds.
Azerbaijan, a country that sits culturally and geographically on the cusp between Europe and Asia with a heavy Russian influence. A remarkable stage for any love story, the Land of Fire lets sparks fly.
The best time to visit it would be in July with an average temperature of 26 degrees. And if you want a winter wedding you could visit in the month of February with an average temperature of 4 degrees.
LEGAL FORMALITIES TO GET MARRIED IN BAKU
A couple planning a destination wedding in Baku need to understand the legal formalities.
For an Indian destination wedding in Baku, citizens of India need to have a valid visa to enter Azerbaijan. These visas are issued within 3 working days.
The legalities to get married in Azerbaijan are very simple. You need to submit an application along with some documents 4 weeks prior to the planned marriage registration date.
Documents required are your valid visa to Azerbaijan, passport, the relevant fee, and the completed application form.
In the case of a divorcee, the decree absolute is required. In the case of a widower, the death certificate of the previous spouse is required.
Baku serves up a range of local delights and international fare in many of its charming cafes, luxurious restaurants, cozy wine bars, and chic pubs. There are a number of Indian restaurants that offer delectable cuisines thus keeping the spice stirring for your guests. Your celebrations may include an elegant sit-down dinner or a welcome party at any of the fine dining restaurants in Baku. People can indulge in delicious vegetarian, vegan and halal meals. Customized diets and specialized meals are just a request away in just about every restaurant.
TOP WEDDING VENUES & HOTELS FOR A LUXURY WEDDING IN BAKU
BILGAH BEACH BAKU
Here you are provided with a variety of choices with rooms, suites and villas.
For relaxation, you have the spa, like Bilgah Beach Spa, Talise Fitness, Tennis and Basketball Courts, and a football pitch along with pools within the hotel.
For food, you have the Waterpark Café, Piano Lounge, Bamboo Bar, Uzuk Restaurant, and the Cali Beach Club.
For your big fat Indian wedding, we present to you – the Bilgah Ballroom which can host up to 450 guests banquet style and 600 guests theatre style.
HOTEL FAIRMOUNT BAKU
They have 299 superbly appointed guest rooms and suites, 19 serviced apartments with an amazing view.
The closest airport is the Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD) is situated 15.5 miles east of Baku city center. International trains to Baku arrive regularly from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Kyiv, and Tbilisi.
Located in the iconic modern landmark Flame Towers, SPA at Fairmont Baku is set over two floors, 3,500 meters in total; the lower level of the spa is reserved for revitalization and features all things active, and the upper passive area is for relaxation, The Spa also features the largest Hamam in the region and breathtaking views of the Caspian Sea. The unique Sky Garden with a large Sun Deck and Poolside Sauna offers guests unique views of the Caspian Sea and creates a stunning spa feature.
For Dining, we have the Balcon Cafe. From seasonally inspired menus to dining experiences that will satisfy any craving, see what our chefs are preparing just for you.
Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers provides the perfect setting for weddings with its Grand Ballroom and spectacular Poolside Terrace views overlooking the Bay of Baku. Best of all, your Fairmont Baku wedding specialist will be available to arrange every detail – allowing you to spend precious time with your guests.
Hyatt Regency Baku is a premium 5-star hotel strategically located close to the city’s shopping and business areas. The hotel is a five minutes drive from the exclusive entertainment and shopping areas of Neftchiler Avenue, Nizami Street, Government and Corporate Offices, and the scenic boulevard, and a 30-minute drive from Heydar Aliyev International Airport. Unwind in one of 159 luxury rooms and suites that feature a swimming pool, garden or city view. Dining options are presented in the form of the Mezzo, to enjoy the best of Italian cuisine. The Lounge and Bar for tailored cocktails for bachelor and bachelorette parties. If you are on a diet to prep for the big day, you have the Wellness Cafe as an option with a variety of healthy options. If you want to enjoy the day with your soon-to-be partner, the outdoor and indoor pools to relax and enjoy.
JW MARIOTT ABSHERON
JW Marriott Absheron Baku offers a unique selection of luxurious suite accommodations, including the Ambassador Suite, Executive Suite, and Presidential Suite. Each features an airy bedroom, elegant living area, marble bathroom, modern art installations, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Caspian Sea, Baku Boulevard promenade, and Government House.
Located on the 21st floor Absheron Spa offers a selection of spa treatments by international and local therapists. All treatment rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows that open to the best view of the city.
During your stay at JW Marriott, Absheron Baku maintains your workout routine in our fitness center located on the top floor.
The hotel’s top-floor heated swimming pool with jacuzzi is a real sanctuary within the urban buzz of the city’s business district. An indoor pool with floor-to-ceiling windows is designed especially to bring out all the beauties Baku has to offer.
The magnificent Sharq Zali ballroom can accommodate both intimate weddings and the grandest of affairs for up to 700 guests with its 1200 square meters of venue space. Your guests will be wowed with its floor-to-ceiling windows and panoramic views of the Caspian Sea and Baku’s skyline.
Dining options are
- FIREWORKS URBAN KITCHEN -Treat yourself to perfectly prepared meat cuts, as well as fresh seafood and specials of local cuisine at Fireworks Urban Kitchen.
- ORONERO BAR & RISTORANTE – Named for its famous black & gold décor and overlooking Government House, it offers specialty Italian flavors in a sophisticated atmosphere.
- ZEST Lifestyle Café – Immerse yourself in the vivid flavors of Mediterranean cuisine and Azerbaijan-influenced dishes at ZEST Lifestyle Café.
- Razzmatazz Cocktail Bar & Lounge – Located within our 5-star luxury hotel, Razzmatazz Cocktail Bar & Lounge blends cosmopolitan New York spirit with stylish Azerbaijani vibes and oriental grooves.
- The Tea Lounge – Choose from the array of freshly baked pastries from our extensive menu and simply enjoy a distinctive tea ceremony during your stay in Baku.
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL BAKU
Our Hotel is located on Neftchiler Avenue, one of the central arteries of downtown Baku that runs parallel to the Caspian Sea. Icheri Sheher, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is just a 5-minute walk from our doors, as are many of the city’s best shops and charming waterfront cafés.
To make your arrival and departure a little less hectic, we can arrange for private limousine transfers to and from the airport. Rental cars also can be arranged at the Hotel. The closest airport is the Heydar Aliyev International Airport with is located approximately 29 kilometers/18miles away and is a 30-40 minutes drive.
Consists of an indoor pool, fitness center, nail spa salon, and Jaleh spa and health club. For breakfast beneath vaulted ceilings in a light-filled dining room, Zafferano’s is the best choice, then come back in the evening for artful plates of Central Italian specialties, best enjoyed on the terrace on a cool summer’s night. Our intimate club-style lounge, Bentley’s. Piazza, an airy salon just off our lobby – it’s the perfect spot for afternoon tea or meeting with colleagues for a quick bite.