The St. Regis Bali

The Wedding Guru: Dwi from The St. Regis Bali

In Bali Weddings, Destination Wedding Planners, Planning, Planning & Tips by Ande Tongco

The St. Regis Bali

The venue: The St. Regis Bali Resort
Location: Nusa Dua, Bali

Known around the world for its opulence and breathtaking beachfront location, The St. Regis Bali offers award-winning luxury and elegance for couples tying the knot in paradise. With a range of venues available – from the white-sandy beach to the über-luxe Cloud Nine Chapel and blossom-filled gardens – the resort emulates a unique sense of barefoot luxury that couples love.

Wedding planner: Dwi Mahanani

As Director of Events at The St. Regis Bali, Dwi is dedicated to bringing couples’ dream weddings to life.

Describe The St. Regis Bali in five words:
“Bespoke, timeless, elegant, romantic, discreet.”

What are the main reasons people choose this venue for a destination wedding?
“The exquisite spaces, plus the exclusive and lavish atmosphere. Our exceptional staff ensure that your wedding has a timeless and meaningful feel, and will be a memorable event.”

What’s your favourite spot at The St. Regis Bali for a gorgeous wedding photo?
“The stunning beachfront, enchanting secret gardens, rainforest gate and the pool at The Strand!”

The St. Regis Bali

And what’s the most Instagrammable spot at the resort? One sure to make people back home jealous?
“The saltwater lagoon, the grand staircase and pristine white sandy beachfront.”

What’s the best room or suite for the wedding night and why?
“The Strand Villa – its right-on-the-beachfront views are stunning.”

What’s one thing you get at The St. Regis Bali and nowhere else on the planet?
“From bespoke flower arrangements and captivating venues to custom catering and a personal St. Regis wedding specialist, we provide all of the elements necessary to  create an enchanting and memorable wedding.”The St. Regis Bali

What are some of the chef’s specialties for a wedding menu?
“The St. Regis Bali offers a range of delicious dining options including a set menu or barbecue menu.”

What’s the strangest wedding request you’ve ever had – and did you deliver!?
“I was asked if wasabi could be used in a special ‘fetching the bride’ game (a traditional Chinese wedding custom) and we delivered the request, however i did feel pity towards the groom and the groomsmen!”

What’s something wedding couples always forget to bring or do?
“Have a meal before the ceremony! In most cases, they are overexcited or too nervous and have lost their appetite.”

What’s the most glamorous/luxurious thing couples get to do at The St. Regis Bali?
“Our 180-minute Romantic Spa Treatment in an intimate couple’s room at the Remède Spa.”

What’s your best piece of advice for a couple planning a destination wedding?
“Just relax, be happy and stay positive – this will definitely allow us as the specialists to execute your tailored ceremony flawlessly.”

What’s the most memorable feedback you’ve received from a happy bride and groom?
“That we offered them a ‘refined and personalised service, as well as uncompromising attention to detail’.”

To book your destination wedding at The St. Regis Bali email Dwi Mahanani at

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