The Wedding Guru: Meta, from Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa

Meet Meta, The Wedding Guru at Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa on Legian Beach. With a hosting of 60 weddings a year and an option of four stunning venues, she lets us in on what it takes to pull off a gorgeous Balinese wedding like no other.

Name of resort: Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa

Location: Jl. Padma 2 Legian , 80361

Situated beachfront in one of Bali’s most famous locations, Bali Mandira on Legian Beach showcases the traditional Balinese style.

Name of wedding planner: Meta

Born in Karangasem, Bali is Meta’s home. Meta’s love of creativity lead her down the path of studying tourism and finding her passion — planning weddings. Now with three years of dedicated events planning experience, Meta enjoys working with each couple to create a wedding that integrates and showcases their unique attributes and interests.

She is never short of memorable ideas, and finds joy in forming relationships with her clients and colleagues. A highly organised person with an eye for style and decor, Meta attends to even the smallest details to ensure every couple remains worry-free and relaxed.

Describe Bali Mandira in five words.

Classic Balinese hotel with modern comforts

What are the main reasons people choose this venue for a destination wedding?

Bali Mandira hosts 60 weddings a year, with four venues to choose from — the Beachfront Garden, Rice Paddy, Balinese Stage and Altitude Rooftop (with a panoramic ocean view). Situated on famous Legian Beach, the location of the resort is a big selling point, as is the exceptional standard of service.

Where’s your favourite spot for a gorgeous wedding photo?

For the ceremony, the Beachfront Garden. For the reception, the Balinese Stage.

And what’s the most Instagrammable spot at the resort? One sure to make people back home jealous!?

The most beautiful spots with the most beautiful views are Azul Beach Club and Altitude Rooftop!

Beach Club Garden at Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa

What’s the best room or suite for the wedding night and why?

Club Villa with a private pool, for the relaxation and privacy.

What’s one thing you get at Bali Mandira and nowhere else on the planet?

The warmest service from the team and so many options for your wedding venue!

What are some of the chef’s specialities for a wedding menu?

Our chef specialties range from a live BBQ and International Menu to traditional Indonesian cuisine.

What’s the strangest wedding request you’ve ever had – and did you deliver!

To walk down the aisle with a horse. I did!

What’s something wedding couples always forget to bring or do?

The guest book!

What’s the most glamorous/luxurious thing couples get to do at Bali Mandira?

A relaxing couple’s massage at Glow Spa and a romantic dinner on the beach!

What’s your best piece of advice for a couple planning their destination wedding?

Tell me what your dream wedding is and I will do my best to arrange it — and match in with your budget.

What’s the most memorable feedback you’ve ever received from a happy bride and groom?

Wedding of Awhina & Shaun – 12.8.16

“Biggest thank you to our beautiful Meta and her amazing team at the Mandira who put together the most magical wedding for Shaun and I, you guys were faultless a truly unforgettable day/night. You made getting married so easy and stress free. So thank you team and thank you Meta, you are just beautiful inside and out. See you all again.”

The perfect spot for your wedding photos.

To book your destination wedding at Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa visit balimandira.com or email Meta at sales@balimandira.com