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A beach wedding is something that many people can only dream of. After all, it would cost a fortune to pursue the beach wedding fantasy in real-life, wouldn’t it? Not necessarily! Phuket is an island province off the western coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea.

It’s an island known for its intricate combination of cultures, delicious cuisine, and of course, beautiful beaches. Aside from that, it’s filled with adventures, peaceful scenery, and natural wonders, making it one of the most romantic yet most exciting places in the world to have a wedding.

The bride’s dress is definitely one of the major concerns when it comes to a beach wedding in Phuket. After all, a traditional wedding gown would be quite a bother in the hot and humid weather of this tropical country. In this article, we’ll talk about the type of gown you should be looking for when planning a beach wedding in Phuket.

This way, you can choose the most comfortable, yet beautiful gown for your big day. With that said, here are our four tips on how to say yes to the dress for a beautiful beach wedding in Phuket:

1. Look for something light and breezyThis is by far the most important rule to remember. The south of Thailand is known for its intense heat and humid weather. The temperature rarely ever drops below 30 degrees Celsius. If you wear a heavy and thick gown, you will be sweating profusely, which is not something that you want to deal with on your big day. 

If it gets too hot, you may actually pass out during your wedding! Although that may make for some amusing memories years down the line, chances are that it isn’t a part of your perfect wedding reverie. Therefore, look for a dress that is light, loose, and breathable so that you can stay cool and comfortable throughout the hottest part of the day.

2. Consider the sweatWe recommend that you wear something that’s long enough to cover your skin. You probably don’t want your guests to see your entire upper body dripping in sweat at the altar, so you should consider wearing something that can cover the majority of the skin. This will also save you from sunburn. The sand may make it difficult to move around in a short, tight dress, so you may want to consider wearing something that allows you to move around comfortably.

3. Keep it practicalSince you will be walking in the sand for most of the event, it’s a great idea to ditch the heels and wear something more practical. A pair of flat heels are ideal for this event. Alternatively, you could even go bare-footed! Make sure that the sand isn’t too hot if you opt to go with the latter as it can burn your feet if you’re not careful.

4. Protect your skinLastly, your gown should cover the majority of your arms to prevent sunburn. The sun in Phuket is no joke, as it can burn your skin even through layers of sunscreen. Therefore, we recommend that you wear something that covers your shoulder and arms. 

Sunsuri Phuket is a luxury hotel based in Rawai Beach, get in touch today to book your stay.