The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain marries beachside romance with regal grandeur to create destination weddings to remember - The secret Jewel of the Arabian Gulf  


Setting a new standard in romantic elegance, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain presents an exceptional location for guests to cherish the memory of their lifetime and say ‘I do’. Nestled on the coast of Manama, with breathtaking views of both the city and the sparkling waters of the Gulf, the luxury resort features a selection of romantic venues and exceptional catering services.                         

With exclusive beachfront villas, luxurious rooms and suites as well as lavish ballrooms and expansive outdoor venues, couples can exchange vows and celebrate their union with an intimate ceremony overlooking the turquoise waters or pull out all stops with traditional services accompanied by a series of celebrations over several days.

At The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain, each wedding is designed by the bride and groom, in consultation with Ritz-Carlton wedding specialists. The experts act as guides through each and every stage of the preparation, assisting with protocol, invitations, flowers, decoration, music and menu tastings. Together, the dedicated team will bring to life the fairytale vision and ensure each occasion is immaculately tailored to exceed the guests’ expectations.                  

Along with expert wedding specialists, the hotel offers over 8,000 square meters (90,000 square feet) of banqueting facilities including a 1,195 square meter grand ballroom and a second 858 square meter ballroom to create an unforgettable occasion that perfectly meets the scale of any celebration. This includes:                 

Al Ghazal Ballroom – Exquisite crystal chandeliers cast a warm glow over the rich blue carpets in this elegant ballroom, which can seat up to 500 guests. The ballroom can also be sub-divided into four smaller rooms to accommodate more intimate celebrations.                   

Al Noor Ballroom - Opulent and luxurious, at 858 square meters and with seating for up to 600 guests, this is a ballroom fit for royalty. Decorated with intricate golden designs, and featuring an ornate golden ceiling, the Al Noor Ballroom provides a palatial setting for weddings.                         

Grand Foyer - The expansive Grand Foyer, with its elegant marble flooring and floor-to-ceiling windows offering picturesque views, provides a dramatic location for receptions and banqueting, whilst accommodating up to 400 guests in comfort and luxury. Al Khayma (Tent) - At more than 725 square meters, the contemporary-designed and thoroughly impressive Al Khayma offers a uniquely atmospheric setting for banqueting and receptions of up to 250 guests.     

Private Island – A backdrop to heaven and where unforgettable wedding memories abound, this picture-perfect space offers a natural outdoor location, and can accommodate up to 280 guests banquet-style or receptions of up to 400 guests.                        

Masaya Pavilion – This expansive new venue situated at the entrance to the resort’s seaside Villas offers a contemporary-designed space for small to large weddings parties along with a newly designed and fully equipped catering facility and kitchen and gazebo area with floor-to-ceiling views. Measuring 1,379 square meters, the venue overlooks the Arabian Gulf and can accommodate up to 200 guests.            

The Arena- As one of the largest venues in the Kingdom, measuring at 4,000 square meters (43,000 sqft), The Arena offers the ultimate indoor wedding venue for up to 2,000 guests. This dynamic, contemporary-designed space is fitted with the latest in technology and complemented with signature Ritz-Carlton service and award-winning catering.                     

Villas – From private honeymoon or anniversary occasions for you and yours to an afternoon bridesmaid tea, our seaside Villas offer the perfect venue for small, intimate occasions. Measuring at 451 square meters, the resort’s Villas can be set up for up to 120 guests and look on to private lagoon with outdoor terrace and infinity pool.                         

Exemplary catering services ensure that the hotel offers a menu par compare to complement exquisite celebrations. The award-winning culinary team will work closely with the bride or the groom to design and prepare a personalized menu based on their preferences, from traditional to fusion. From butler-served canapés and buffet-style dining, to a full silver service banquet, the range of dining and entertainment options is limited only by guests’ imagination. And for the all-important wedding cake, our pastry team will be working with each celebrant to create the confection they crave for.

For information and to reach a Ritz-Carlton wedding specialist, please contact: +973 1758 0000