celebrations

Celebrate a lifelong union through a unique and authentic Peranakan-inspired wedding ceremony at The Majestic Malacca. Embrace the romance and joy of the present while being immersed in the rich centuries-old Peranakan culture, tradition and lifestyle. The original 1920s Straits Settlement mansion provides a memorable setting that is as culturally extraordinary as it is colourful.

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MALACCAN HERITAGE WEDDING

Infuse your matrimonial rites with the vibrancy of a Peranakan wedding, a colourful and merry celebration that embraces an ancient culture in all its glory. Honour your elders in a tea ceremony adorned in an intricate Peranakan wedding ensemble, enjoy a trishaw ride, a splendid Peranakan feast and a Dondang Sayang performance to conclude your memorable day. This signature experience includes:

  • Couples Spa Experience at Spa Village Malacca (recommended pre-ceremony)
    Inspired by the elaborate 12-day Peranakan Wedding Ceremony, enjoy a soothing pre-treatment hair care ritual experience. Your spa therapist will advise between one of two signature spa therapies available that are best suited for each person based on your individual cool or warm energies. The Suam-suam Panas Experience (warming) and the Shiok-shiok Sejuk Experience (cooling) are based on Peranakan belief and inspired by traditional Chinese medicine, each featuring a body scrub, rolling therapy body massage, hair masque and a facial masque
  • Peranakan wedding ensemble (rental subject to strict conditions)
  • Bridal bouquet and boutonniere for groom
  • Traditional tea ceremony ritual at The Mansion
  • Celebratory cocktails with canapĂ©s
  • Floral decorated trishaw ride around the UNESCO World Heritage city
  • Five-course Peranakan dinner with a bottle of champagne
  • Two-tier wedding cake
    select from butter cake, chocolate fudge, fruitcake or cheesecake flavours
  • Traditional Dondang Sayang performance
    A love ballad that originated in 15th century Malacca, influenced by traditional Portuguese folk music where Baba-Nyonya singers exchange Malay poetry in a light hearted and humorous style accompanied by a violin, two Malay rebana (drums) and a tetawak (gong)
  • A complimentary bottle of champagne at turndown
  • Exclusive wedding keepsakes
  • Complimentary two nights honeymoon stay inclusive of accommodation and breakfast at any of the properties in the YTL Hotels’ luxury collection in Malaysia or Bali with every wedding experience booked (valid for 18 months from the wedding date)