Mauritius is fast becoming a popular wedding venue for rich Indians to attend and celebrate extravagant ceremonies that continue for days!
Resorts like Oberoi Mauritius and InterContinental Mauritius (Balaclava) are the favorite venues for these extravagant weddings include religious rituals, beach parties and performances by Bollywood stars.
"Mauritius has become a favourite place for many Indians to host their weddings. They come in chartered planes with family, friends and guests and celebrate," India's high commissioner to Mauritius TP Seetharam told a group of visiting journalists.
Hosting a wedding party in a 5 star property in Mauritius expensive, as food and accommodation costs for 400 people per day is over $300,000 the celebrations continue for several days.
Apart from the cost of hiring chartered planes, charges for song and dance performances by Bollywood stars, that many people arrange, too run into millions.