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About Zanzibar Magic Company Limited

ZanzibarMagic is an online marketplace for Tanzania Safari Tours and exotic island beach extensions specializing on Zanzibar and Tanzania.

Tours and safaris you find on these pages are only a selection of what we have to offer.

For your own tailor-made requirements, please send us details of your proposed itinerary, with dates of how many days you wish to spend in Tanzania, lodge, camping, Zanzibar Beach or a mixture of all and we will tailor make a safari or beach stay to suit your own requirements.

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Local specialist staff with unparalleled destination knowledge speaking English, Kiswahili and German with guides fluent in French, Italian and Spanish languages.

Emergency 24/7 Local contact number whilst abroad.

Combining Expertise with Passion

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ur staff are specialists, Tanzania has been our passion for a long time, having being born, lived or worked in, and fallen in love with, Tanzania and Zanzibar.

We keep up-to-date by regularly returning to and staying in the accommodation we offer.

We have long established relationships with all our hosts and guides, and promote travel that is sensitive to local communities and conservation.

Please contact Us for a fast competitive quote for all your travel requirements to Tanzania and Zanzibar Islands!

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The Palms Escape Wedding minimum 4 Night Stay

This is ideal for those couples who are looking for a beautiful and tastefully arranged ceremony that is romantic yet simple.

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The Palms will arrange all the logistics and paperwork for this special occasion so you can sit back and leave it to us while you relax at the hotel and enjoy the complimentary massage we have arranged for the Bride and Groom.

The wedding ceremony will take place under a beautiful Palm & Bougainvillea canopy on the white, sandy beach.

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Following the ceremony, Canapés and Sparkling wine are served after you say I do…in the evening we have arranged for a private and intimate dinner featuring the islands finest produce fused with the spices and flavors of the Indian Ocean…a wedding cake follows your dinner.

After this you will retire to your room for your wedding night where we have arranged a surprise gift from the hotel and a sumptuous breakfast served in bed the following day.

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The Palms Escape

- Procurement of Marriage Documents
- Wedding Ceremony on the beach with Minister or Regional Commissioner for Civil Wedding Service (or at the Regional Commissioners Office in Stone Town)
- Reception on the beach with canapés & sparkling wine
- Gala Wedding Dinner in romantic private setting
- Wedding Cake (home made)
- Photography (at an extra cost)

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Included:
- Assistance of Wedding Coordinator
- Transport to Regional Commissioner’s Office if necessary
- Bouquet of tropical flowers, fruit platter and sparkling wine upon arrival
- Bottle of Champagne and canapés served by your private plunge pool with candles and flowers on the evening before your wedding day
- Bridal bouquet and flowers for ceremony (please note tropical flowers only)
- Witness (if required)
- Special Gift for Bride & Groom
- Complimentary relaxing massage for Bride & Groom on the morning of the wedding day
- Breakfast in Bed on day after wedding day
- Beach Barbeque lunch under a specially decorated canopy for two on the day after the wedding
- Private pool side dinner
- Complimentary Dolphin & Jozani Forest Excursion

€3,150 (for bride & groom) (accommodation & other extras not included)
€55.00 supplement per additional person attending reception only (hotel or non-hotel
guest)
€124.00 supplement per additional person attending dinner and reception (hotel guests)
€ 202.00 supplement per additional person attending dinner and reception (non hotel
guests)

(pls. note that management reserves the right to limit the number of guests attending the wedding in order to avoid disturbance to other guests of The Palms)

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Terms & Conditions

Civil ceremonies must be held in the morning and on weekdays only.

Civil Wedding will take place on the beach with the Regional Commissioner coming to the hotel to perform the ceremony; however, in the event that this is not possible it will be necessary to go to the Regional Commissioners Office.

Upon returning to the hotel, there will be a symbolic ceremony on the beach with a decorated canopy.

In this event, the couple will have to exchange their own symbolic vows. All out door and beach activities are dependent on tides and weather.

All documentation for the wedding must be received within the time frame specified.

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Renewal of Wedding Vows at The Palms Minimum 3 night stay

Renewal of Vows

- Wedding Ceremony on the beach with or without a Minister
- Reception on the beach with canapés & sparkling wine
- Gala Wedding Dinner in romantic private setting
- Wedding Cake (home made)
- Photography (at an extra cost)

Included:
- Assistance of Wedding Coordinator
- Flowers and fruit plate in the room upon arrival
- Bridal bouquet and flower for ceremony
- Witness (if required)
- Special Gift for Bride & Groom
- Complimentary massage for bride & groom on the wedding day
- Breakfast in Bed on day after wedding day

€1,388 (for bride & groom) ceremony with Minister
€ 1,188 (for bride & groom) ceremony without Minister
€45.00 supplement per additional person attending reception
€169.00 supplement per additional person attending dinner and reception

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Terms & Conditions

The renewal of vows ceremony will take place on the beach under specially decorated canopy.

The couple can choose to have a Minister perform the vow renewals or else the couple will have to exchange their own symbolic vows.

All out door and beach activities are dependent on tides and weather.

Documentation Requirements:

Terms & Conditions

Civil ceremonies must be held in the morning and on weekdays only.

Civil Wedding will take place on the beach with the Regional Commissioner coming to the hotel to perform the ceremony; however, in the event that this is not possible it will be necessary to go to the Regional Commissioners Office.

Upon returning to the hotel, there will be a symbolic ceremony on the beach with a decorated canopy.

In this event, the couple will have to exchange their own symbolic vows.

All out door and beach activities are dependent on tides and weather.

We recommend that the bride & groom book a Superior Deluxe room during the wedding.

All documentation for the wedding must be received within 28 days of the wedding ceremony

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REGIONAL COMMISSIONER WEDDING REQUIREMENTS:

Need to provide the following in a document certified by a Public Notary:

1. Application letter (must be in English and signed by both parties) indicating that both applicants are single and want to marry in Zanzibar (extremely important) with the intended date of marriage. This document should include the following information: domicile, birth registration information, names,
birth dates and birthplace of parents.
2. Two photocopies of your passport
3. Two passport photographs
4. Birth certificates

ANGLICAN WEDDING REQUIREMENTS:

1. Birth Certificate
2. Certificate of Baptism. (This is essential for all church weddings)
3. A statement that both the bride and groom are single
4. A letter from their parish indicating that the parish has no objection to the marriage
5. Two photocopies of your passport
6. Two passport photographs

CATHOLIC WEDDING REQUIREMENTS:
1. Birth Certificate
2. Letter of consent from the parents (or other family elder if the parents are deceased)
3. Letter from their parish indicating that the guests have fulfilled all requirements for to the marriage within the Catholic Church and that the parish has no objections to the marriage. This should also indicate that they have received their 1st Communion as well as Confirmation.
4. Two photocopies of your passport
5. Two passport photographs

The above mentioned packets of information should be addressed to:

The Palms Zanzibar
Wedding Coordinator
P.O. Box 1298
Zanzibar, Tanzania

PLEASE NOTE

Civil Wedding will have to take place in the Regional Commissioners Office.

The Palms Zanzibar must receive all this information at least 28 days prior to the intended
date of marriage.

Prior to the ceremony, the couple must meet with the Officials to verify all documentation.

This can be the same days as the ceremony. Documents must be sent by registered mail or courier in order to ensure delivery.

We cannot accept responsibility for any documents sent by other means. Please note that requirements
and processing periods in Zanzibar are subject to change without reason or prior notification.

The hotel does not accept any liability whatsoever for changes which occur.

Just lean back, let us know your expectations and enjoy the pleasant anticipation of your special day.

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