Honeymoons in Venezuela
This South American nation is possibly most famous for President Hugo Chavez and its oil politics, but Venezuela is an enchanting destination with much more on offer. There is a wide selection of night time entertainment options, as well as incredible dining experiences with a focus on fresh seafood. The varied landscape is host to beaches, wetlands, mountains and jungles, as well as numerous wildlife species such as the Boto river dolphin, the jaguar, the capybara and the giant anteater. Hanging out on the beach is a pleasant way to spend your honeymoon in Venezuela, but you can also look forward to the chance to explore some more out-of-the-way places.
A honeymoon in Venezuela is an absolute match for those interested in cultural activities like the opera, ballet or theatre, or classical music performances. Marvel at the beauty of a seaside sunset or head out for an action-packed night on the town – a honeymoon in Venezuela provides infinite possibilities. Although Caracas, the capital, is often known for having a high crime rate, there are many safe options for travellers interested in a trip to Venezuela. For the adventure of a lifetime, a honeymoon in Venezuela requires just a little extra planning and precaution.
A honeymoon in Venezuela spells action! These activities will get you started off.
- The world’s highest and longest cable car runs 12.6 km between Pico Espejo and Merida. Step aboard and prepare to be amazed!
From June to November you can take a motorized canoe trip to Angel Falls. This two day trip will take you to the foot of the highest waterfall in the world.
Enjoy the breathtaking magic of lightning without thunder at Cienagas del Catatumbo National Park, southwest of Lake Maracaibo. You can witness this phenomenon year round.
Key Facts for Venezuela
Flight time: 10 hours from London
When to Honeymoon in Venezuela
Venezuela's climate changes with altitude and can vary from cool in the mountains to tropical and hot in the lowlands. Your final destination and itinerary will need to be considered when packing for a honeymoon in Venezuela. Average daytime temperatures remain at around 28 degrees Celsius in the low lying areas, but drop down to 8 degrees or so in the mountainous regions. You may want to avoid the rainy season, which runs from May through December.
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Getting Married in Venezuela
This tropical country borders along the Northern Coast of South America. Getting married in Venezuela could not be more exciting, with a eclectic mix of Spanish and African cultures, you will find it a vibrant and exciting country to be in and the perfect place for a wedding that is full of fun. Also a country of outstanding natural beauty, Venezuela has some stunning waterfalls and beautiful mountain landscapes that will look beautiful in your wedding photographs. Getting married in Venezuela is perfect for a couple who want to get married abroad in a place full of natural beauty, stunning architecture and a vibrant culture.
A UK citizen can only be married in Venezuela before the appropriate Venezuelan government official and by complying with all of the formalities set forth by Venezuelan law.
In addition to all other requirements, a UK citizen resident in Venezuela who wants to get married in Venezuela must also present the following:
• Certified copy of his/her birth certificate. The certified copy can be obtained in the UK or at the Embassy in Caracas.
• A Letter of No Impediment issued by the Embassy in Caracas. Prior to obtaining the Letter of No Impediment, the applicant must request a notice of an intended marriage at the Embassy. The notice of intended marriage is placed at the Embassy for 21 days and the applicant must remain in the country during that period.
• Current Passport and Venezuelan Visa (if applicable), as well as a certified copy of the biographical page of the passport and of the current visa.
• Venezuelan identification card, if applicable (original and copy).
Two to four witnesses, depending on the local requirements where the ceremony takes place
For further information visit http://ukinvenezuela.fco.gov.uk/en/help-for-british-nationals/living-in-venezuela/marriage-venezuela/
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