There is something magical about a wedding ceremony in the outdoors. Be it morning, evening or night, an outdoor wedding has an air of romance about it, weaving stories to last a lifetime of your big day amidst perfectly manicured gardens, or floating venues with gentle breeze, twinkling stars and scenic beauty surrounding you.

For the Cinnamon’s city hotels banquets teams, these dreamy weddings are their expertise. From the very first day of planning to the final wave off, every detail of your special day will be meticulously handled. Whether it is a reception for an intimate gathering or a gala celebration – Cinnamon Grand and Cinnamon Lakeside provide venues to make your dream wedding a reality.

Cinnamon Grand’s outdoor locations are ideal for poruwa or for the exchange of vows, with a traditional and a customary location. The traditional being the hotel’s famed village in the city Nuga Gama, a unique location ideal for those looking for simplicity in beauty. With a Banyan tree creating an umbrella overhead, ceremonies at Nuga Gama takes on a local approach with food served being Sri Lankan sweetmeats and such, keeping to the location theme. Also ideal for destination wedding, this can host up to 100 guests. The Angsana gardens with a carpet of well-kept grass can host up to 200 guests and also makes for a beautiful venue for the prelude of the day. Receptions, be it large or small, can be arranged at the elegant Oak Room or the charming Atrium.

Cinnamon Lakeside also has two venues, with one being the waterside area and the other being the 8 Degrees on the Lake. The waterside can easily be transformed in to one of those picture-perfect moments. With the ability to accommodate 100 to 300 guests, this venue sits right by the Beira Lake. A marquee can be put up if the weather is your concern. 8 Degrees on the Lake, the hotel’s stunning pontoon is more of an intimate event of 50 guests.With two decks, it can be arranged that the food will be served downstairs while the dancing can happen in the upper deck, under a canopy of star-like rice lights. Setting sail is also an option here.