After lockdown and multiple postponements and restrictions all over the world, couples are itching to travel! You may even be considering a destination wedding, and we don’t blame you. Couples are spoilt for choice when it comes to destination wedding locations. You’ve got Spain, Italy, and France, some of the most romantic spots on the list. We can’t forget Portugal and Greece, two spots for lovers of the sun and the beach! You’ve also got hidden gems, like United Arab Emirates, which boasts the most Instagrammable hotel in the world! No matter your style, there’s something for every couple in this list of spectacular destination wedding locations…
Something Blue Weddings – Croatia | View Profile
Our team of planners and coordinators all share the same love for unique weddings. We are committed to delivering a once in a lifetime experience for couples and their guests and always looking to exceed expectations. Our team’s goal is to make all your dreams come true so your wedding in Croatia would be unique and perfect. We will work with you in detail to make the best tailor made wedding you always dreamed of at the best venues in Croatia.
Enkipo Sea View – Crete, Greece | View Profile
The Sea View by En Kipo, easily accessible to anyone, is the ideal wedding venue in Crete where you can host your wedding ceremony, vow renewal or even your romantic proposal! And, if dinner is in order, you can host that as well in cooperation with any caterer of your choice. Sounds easy? Because it is! You come to us, book the space, discuss your decoration with our exclusive floral partner and then feel free to dream big for your unique wedding in Greece!
Casa Del Rio – Malaga, Spain | View Profile
Casa del Rio Retreat is a truly magical setting for your wedding. The exclusive hire of this 9 bedroom historic property will give you the perfect venue to celebrate your Spanish wedding as well as give you a lifetime of special memories for you and your guests!
A riverside location, typically Andaluz terraces and patios and pretty river garden all help to create an idyllic setting – combined with great food and service, Casa del Rio is the ideal wedding venue for smaller intimate wedding celebrations of up to 65 guests.
La Rocca di Narni – Italy | View Profile
Narni Fortress is a magnificent structure dating back to XIVth century, is the ideal choice for all those spouses who want a dream wedding reception in a location full of history and charm, which will help make one of the most special days of your life truly unique and unforgettable.
Narni Fortress is located in a strategic position, with a 360° view of the surrounding hills and the city of Narni. We have several areas dedicated to events and weddings that can accommodate up to 250 people. The external areas consist of the two gardens and the Court within the medieval walls of the fortress.
Quinta Dos Netos Weddings – Portugal | View Profile
Receiving is what we like to do the most, and when it’s a special and remarkable day in the life of our clients, our dedication is made of body and soul.
We have various spaces and services that you can choose for the day of your wedding. From our Gardens to our renovated Salon, the various Bars located throughout the area, personalized menus to your liking, the accompaniment of the whole process until the wedding day and also the accommodation for guests.
Finca Monasterio – Spain | View Profile
Finca Monasterio has the charm and character of an 18th Century monastery, blended with modern luxury and comfort. The elegant grounds have been designed with an air of tranquillity and old-world charm.
Tucked away in secluded picturesque countryside, with its proximity to the many beaches, several golf courses, Sotogrande Marina with excellent restaurants and boutiques and the wonderful Trocadero Beach Club make it an ideal place to relax and soak up the atmosphere.
Villa Arrigo is a colonial style villa which has, over the years, combined a perfect setting for fine weddings and banquets for prestigious events and dignitaries. It is constantly being enriched, bringing the elegance inside the Villa into the beautiful garden and has since become the nation’s favourite catering and event design company.
Villa Arrigo and Osborne Caterers are one of Malta’s leading venue and boutique caterers offering the experience to manage most aspects related to any events, which has been established since the early 70’s.
Castello Di Montignano – Italy | View Profile
Castello di Montignano is a fairy-tale location for elegant and modern weddings: a unique experience blending history, design and the magic of a Castle.
The Castle has different areas dedicated to events and weddings suitable for up to 250 people: the park with swimming-pool has a new elegant external structure with a cloister dominated by a century-old olive tree and surrounded by a park with swimming pool and by the façade of the castle.
Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa – Greece | View Profile
Enjoy a memorable stay in Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa that is located in Greece on the beautiful island of Kos. Beaches with crystal clear water, traditional villages, historical monuments, daily boat trips to nearby islands, nightlife and entertainment are only some of the experiences that you can live in Kos.
In a seaside resort where your wish for a dream wedding abroad or a romantic honeymoon can come true, you can live the special moments of your personal happiness. Share your dreams with us… this is your sole obligation and allow us to make everything happen as you have imagined!
Hilton Vilamoura – Algarve Portugal | View Profile
Imagine the warm and sunny Algarve … A quiet and romantic garden, your friends and family around… a red carpet, fresh flowers and the love of your life… we can make it real!
Whether you are looking for a personal and intimate ceremony or a more extended celebration with family and friends, Hilton Vilamoura is the perfect wedding venue in the Algarve.
Four Seasons Abu Dhabi – UAE | View Profile
Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island offers the perfect location for your dream wedding. Our qualified team of wedding professionals will guide you through all the planning stages and event preparations, ensuring your special day is an occasion to remember.
Set in the heart of the capital, the hotel offers a modern, urban-chic atmosphere, with a choice of bright, airy venues that open out onto the water, all of which can be tailored to suit your requirements.
Quinta da Fontoura – Portugal | View Profile
A 19th century farmhouse bursting with charming corners and idyllic leisure places such as flowery gardens, a pond, a biologic swimming pool and a kind of magical forest. Quinta da Fontoura is located in Aveiro district, just 20km from white sandy beaches and 60km from Oporto airport.
Perform your Ceremony without additional travel, in a magical setting, in the woods, gardens or a charming chapel nearby (located on the other side of the road). The team that planned your party will make sure you have the dream day, without having to worry about anything.
Paradise Bay Resort Hotel – Malta | View Profile
Be it a wedding for 20 or 500 guests, we can definitely make it a day to remember as our catering and banquet facilities are second to none. Moreover, the hotel’s professional and capable staff will assume responsibility for the details small or large to ensure that your dream wedding comes to fruition.
Venues for wedding receptions include the Il-Merill Restaurant which offers an unobstructed view of the clear blue Mediterranean Sea and can accommodate up to 1,000 people (standing).
Hyderabad International Convention Centre – India | View Profile
HICC is the first purpose-built and state-of-the-art convention facility, the first of its kind in South Asia. HICC in every aspect, be it infrastructure, services or technology, compares with the best in the world. It has an internal hall measuring 6,480 square meters, which can be partitioned into six smaller halls. The pre-function foyer area itself exceeds 6400 square meters. HICC is proud to be the winner of the ‘Best Convention Centre’ National Tourism Award by Incredible India for three years in a row. Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre adjacent to HICC is a 5-star 287 rooms hotel, built to suit the requirements of the discerning business traveler. HICC is a Green Globe certified convention centre.
Hotel Los Monteros Spa & Golf Resort – Malaga, Spain | View Profile
Hotel Los Monteros 5*GL in Marbella (Spain) offers you the best facilities to make your wedding day a special and unique celebration.
Surrounded by large gardens and elegant facilities, you will be able to choose between an outdoor wedding or an indoor one in our Royal Room.
La Cabane Beach Club is more than a Beach Club, it is the perfect location to host any kind of event. From cocktail nights to weddings, fashion shows or gala dinner.
Cascade Wellness Resort – Portugal | View Profile
Here, where others set out to discover new worlds, you will embark on your journey as a couple. A safe haven where you can host the wedding ceremony and reception, but also where you can indulge yourselves with the small treats allowed by the excitement that precedes this moment.
A get-together with friends for a Spa or Fitness retreat, or even for a weekend of football or adventures at sea. A moment just for the two of you, shortly before the big day, away from the hustle and bustle and the decisions that have recently overtaken you. Take a deep breath, switch off and wake up ready for the exciting moment when you will say “I do”, surrounded by your loved ones.
Monte do Serrinho – Portugal | View Profile
Located just 25 minutes away from the main centres, (Vilamoura, Albufeira & Portimão) Monte do Serrinho architecture was inspired by traditional Algarve buildings and incorporates the whitewashed chimneys typical of the region.
The Garden at Monte do Serrinho is ideal for wedding ceremonies and our patio makes us dream with all alfresco dinners for up to 250 guests.
Rosewood Hotel – Abu Dhabi, UAE | View Profile
At Rosewood Abu Dhabi, weddings are remarkable affairs deeply rooted in local traditions. Located where the desert meets the sea, the hotel’s guests are greeted with waterfront views and the stunning skyline of the city—the perfect wedding venue for luxury and elegance.
Featuring floor-to-ceiling glass windows, grand ballrooms, outdoor space, local and international cuisine and refined service, Rosewood Abu Dhabi is ideal for dream weddings. Whether it is an Emirati or European wedding, or a blend of traditions, the hotel’s wedding specialists will assist the wedding couple every step of the way.
Manoir de Longeveau – France | View Profile
Celebrating your marriage in France has never been so easy and at Le Manoir de Longeveau we have over 10 years experience in hosting bespoke weddings.
Our former Cognac estate provides the ideal setting for both wedding ceremony and reception.
We offer a choice of venue, depending on the season and size of your party, from our magnificent courtyard and converted barn to our smaller restaurant with seated capacity for large groups or our terrace bar with views across our domain.
Atlantis The Palm – Dubai | View Profile
A dream wedding starts with a dream venue. Whether it’s a barefoot beachfront ceremony under the starry sky or a grand affair an opulent ballroom, Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai is the missing piece in your wedding planning puzzle.
Set on the crescent of the iconic Palm Island, Atlantis specialises in bringing fairy-tale weddings to life with a dedicated team of wedding planners and coordinators looking after every little detail of every special day. It’s not just one destination; it’s a collection of seven individual venues, all capable of being transformed into a spectacular space that truly reflects the couple and their love story.
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara – UAE | View Profile
Awarded the most Instagramable hotel in the world – 2019! Secluded in the world’s largest sand desert, wedding parties journey just 90 minutes from Abu Dhabi, or soar over the legendary Empty Quarter to land at our private helipad.
Wed with an intimate pool villa ceremony at one the most spectacular wedding venues in Abu Dhabi or reserve the entire Royal Pavilion Villas for prestigious exclusivity. Dine like Bedouins under the stars. Dance in the opulent Liwa Ballroom.
Emirates Palace Hotel – UAE | View Profile
Every wedding is uniquely special, but an Emirates Palace wedding is exceptional. A breathtaking ballroom ornate with marble and gold, blending timeless features with modern details, and 85 hectares of manicured gardens and elegant terraces offer the most glamorous venues for weddings of any size in the region. With a flower shop on-site to coordinate all of your floral needs, and a talented culinary team to tantalize the taste buds of your guests, the possibilities for your special day are endless.
Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa – UAE | View Profile
Deep inside the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, lies Al Maha A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa.
Our magical hideaway offers an exclusive desert setting for an intimate blessing ceremony followed by a unique dining experience under the stars. The natural décor of the desert with blue skies and alluring hues of golden sand dunes paints a perfect picture at sunset for a wedding ceremony, whilst the Desert Dining Site blanketed with a starlit sky welcomes you and yours for a celebration over an authentic desert dinner.
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