Top 10 Destination Wedding Locations In The World
Looking to get married away from home but can’t decide where to do to it? Destination weddings are often intimate and only close family and friends are invited to make everything more special. A special event like this requires a special destination. To help, I’ve made this list of 10 of the best destination wedding locations in the world. Now all you have to do is pick your favorite spot, fly out there and get hitched. Simple, right?
1. Negril, Jamaica
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Rich culture, laid back atmosphere, pristine beaches and swaying palm trees are what make Jamaica the most desirable wedding destination in the world. Jamaica is one of the most affordable of all Caribbean Islands to be wed on. Negril has many all-inclusive resorts and can take care of all your luxe demands. Negril is a great place for ceremonies on the cliffs or beaches.
2. The Big Island, Hawaii
There is no doubt The Big Island is pretty diverse in terms of topography. You can choose an active volcano, a seaside cliff, or a beach as the backdrop of your wedding. The Big Island also has numerous resorts to choose from which can cater to all your wedding needs. It is also the perfect place for guests since there is so much to do on the island such as checking out one of the only few active volcanoes in the world, experiencing the Hawaiian culture, going for lush rain forest hikes, whale watching, or just lazing about at the beach. Interestingly, The Big Island has all but two of the 13 world’s climate zones. You can even find snow on some mountain tops!
3. Dominican Republic
Apart from the beautiful Caribbean beaches, Dominican Republic offers many natural wonders such as mangroves and underwater caves. The Island is also famous for its golf courses and white water rafting. Dominican Republic is the perfect blend of tropical and European influence which means the music, dancing and cuisine is just fantastic. You can get hitched in colonial beach side cities, untouched beaches, or in coastal villages. Whatever your choice may be – the island is fully prepared to make your event more than a memorable one.
4. Amalfi Coast, Italy
Positano and Ravello are the two most requested wedding locations in Almafi Coast due to their stunning romantic backdrops. Both locations are perched high above the Amalfi Coastline, with the sea far below offering some of the most breathtaking views. You can get wedded here all year long but march through October are the sunniest months. Amalfi Coast offers various monasteries, luxurious villas & resorts with flower gardens and more. The couple and the guests can enjoy their time experiencing the culture of south of Italy and indulge in the cuisine and the wines of the region.
5. Udaipur, India
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Have you always wanted to have a royal wedding in a palace? Udaipur is the perfect destiantion for you then. With many palace locations and traditional Indian decor Udaipur has been the wedding destination choice for many. The most famous and desirable (and expensive) venue is the Jagmandir Palace which is situated in the middle of a lake. There are various other options ranging from hotels to forts and palaces. Since Udaipur is quite a famous destination for weddings it is advised to book the venue well in advance.
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Tropical rain forest, white sandy beaches, and deep blue oceans make this a favorite destination for people all over the world. The climate in June through September is the ideal time to to tie the knot in Fiji. The island of Fiji is comparatively cheaper for weddings than many of the islands in the Mediterranean. It has a huge selection of all inclusive resorts which make this tropical paradise one of the best destination wedding locations in the world.
7. Koh Samui, Thailand
Pristine white sand beaches, calm azure waters, lush green landscape, and swaying coconut palms all make Koh Samui the perfect venue for a tropical beach wedding. With a well developed hospitality industry and endless luxury resorts, Koh Samui offers attractive wedding packages and you can choose if you want to get the Thai way, the Western way or a mix of both!
8. Cancun, Mexico
Get that Mexican vibe in Cancun! With beautiful beaches, laid back environment, lots to do for the guests, and delicious cuisine Cancun is one of the most famous wedding destinations. The best thing about picking Cancun as your wedding destination is that it has A LOT of venues who are eager to host your big day. All these venues, from small to the big and luxurious ones offer attractive all inclusive wedding packages.
9. Donegal, Ireland
Get hitched in a palace in Donegal in a “fairy tale” wedding! Donegal is knows for palace wedding venues with beautiful ballrooms and chandeliers. Donegal offers wedding venues near oceanside cliffs, grand castles, country manors, seaside villages and more. Moreover, the mix of culture, architecture, museums, pubs and golfing will keep guests busy during the length of your wedding.
10. Paris, France
World’s most romantic city is also one of the top wedding destinations. Everything about the culture of Paris is designed for love and romance which is why it makes total sense to tie the knot in this city of love. Paris is cherished for its architecture, food & wine, culture and almost everything else. Paris being a huge city offers many wedding venues such as churches, restaurants (yes, restaurants), hotels, boats, and even castles and palaces! The city has a wide range of wedding vendors from musicians to florists and wedding planners who will make your big day truly a special one.
Do you have any other places to add to this list? Let us know about them!