Top Locations for Destination Weddings
Getting married in a place other than your homeland is a wonderful way to make your special day even more memorable. If you and your loved one are planning to have a destination wedding, or if you have a friend who has always dreamed of tying the knot on the beach, on a cliff with the ocean as the backdrop, or in a mysterious jungle, keep on reading.
The Island of the Gods, Bali, found in the Indonesian Archipelago is famous for so many reasons. Aside from its amazing beaches and gentle surf, Bali is also gifted with lush forests, flowing rice fields, rivers, majestic temples and a pleasant climate all year round, just the right ingredients you need to make your dream destination wedding come true.
The rich culture, delectable cuisine, and hospitable people will surely make you want to stay. Bali is perfect for honeymooners, newly weds, and travelers. It’s truly one island with countless destinations.
Phuket is in Thailand, which is gifted with a desirable weather all through out the year because of its geographical location. Its proximity to the equator is a blessing, as it is a perfect match to its turquoise beaches. Who would want to go the beach under a gloomy sky on a cold day, right? Just imagine being pampered on the shore, under the heat of the sun with your bride or groom. Even during the monsoon season, it rarely rains all day or whole season so it is still very possible to get married during the off-peak months.
Aside from Phuket’s weather, it’s also known for its variety of resorts that offer affordable to luxury accommodations, so they have all options that fit your wedding party size and budget. Whether you prefer a beach backdrop or a private villa, Phuket got you covered.
It is perhaps every couple’s dream to get sun kissed in a Santorini wedding. Why? It has just the perfect formula for an unforgettable and unique wedding experience: it has an innate romantic ambience, it is home to the breathtaking caldera cliffs, it’s the perfect location to get a perfect sunset, its black sand beaches are so pure, and its iconic whitewashed houses and the surrounding deep blue sea provide the best natural backdrop for your ceremony.
But wait, there’s more to Santorini that just that. You will find a variety of unique and natural wedding venues and amazing professionals to work with on the island. Whether you want a civil wedding, an orthodox wedding, or a simple renewal of vows, Santorini has experts who can help you find the best venue and theme that suit your style and budget. You can also arrange extra activities for you and your loved one or for your guests to make it even more amazing and unique. These activities include sailing on the crystal clear waters on a rustic boat, or staying at the historic Vinsanto, a very old (super old, it’s 400-years old!) winery built from real volcanic rocks with a very romantic ambience brought about by hundreds of candles in the background and traditional Greek music played by the locals.
Last but definitely not the least, this Pacific island chain formed from underwater volcanoes is absolutely breathtaking and is a perfect spot for destination weddings. That explains why, from time to time, you hear about Hollywood celebrities getting married in Hawaii.
Hawaii is so diverse and rich when it comes to its geography and resources, so it certainly will not run out of wedding venues for lovebirds that flock there to tie the knot. Because of its location on the globe, it covers 11 climate zones, and boasts majestic mountain ranges, active volcanoes, hidden waterfalls, farmlands and canyons. And of course, what human being hasn’t heard about Hawaii’s amazing beaches, coves and inlets? Whether you and your groom or bride are interested in surfing, or go trekking and discover hidden natural spots, Hawaii will definitely give you the best and unforgettable wedding experience!