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Destination Wedding
21 Oct

5 Stunning Locations For A Destination Wedding

Stunning Locations for a Dreamy Destination Wedding

Destination Wedding

So much planning goes into weddings, from the floral arrangements to the guest list, the seating pattern, and even the wedding cutlery. But, going back to basics, the main thing the couple needs to agree on first and foremost is the venue. While some couples might want to keep it fairly local, there is a steady rise in the number of people choosing an overseas destination wedding to celebrate their big day. Whether you’re thinking of exchanging vows barefoot on a white-sanded beach, or beside a glacial lake surrounded by icebergs, you’re certainly searching for something original.  Here are five dramatic suggestions for the perfect destination wedding:

Italy Destination Weddings

Italy Destination Wedding

For those who want their wedding to be a romantic and elegant affair, Italy is the fairy tale come true. Boasting glorious sunshine, beautiful architecture and delicious food, this country ticks all the boxes for couples wanting some luxury. And if you want to inject some old Hollywood glamour into your wedding, what better way to do so than getting married on the Amalfi Coast? The dreamy outdoor ceremony will keep the guests talking about it for years afterward.

It is the top European destination for destination weddings for a reason.

Barbados Destination Weddings

Barbados Beach Gazebo

With its sandy beaches and sparkling waters, Barbados offers the picture-perfect backdrop for a wedding in paradise. It also has an array of impressive venues, from the Bellevue Plantation House, Crystal Cove, Flower Forest Botanical Gardens, and Mango Bay. For couples looking for elopement packages, Barbados is a great choice, with its never-ending beaches making you feel you are the only people in the world. Take the stress out of wedding planning and remember the day should only focus on you and your spouse.

Iceland Destination Weddings

Church Iceland

If you’re looking for something distinctively different for your nuptials, then Iceland may be the destination of your dreams. With its sweeping landscape, Iceland has some of the most visually stunning locations that would make for an incredible wedding album. From picturesque waterfalls, romantic cave backdrops, gorgeous coastal views, and dazzling lagoons, you’ll be spoilt for choice for your venue. Popular wedding spots include Reynisfjara Beach, Búðakirkja, Skógafoss and Jökulsárlón. And you can even get your very own lights show, courtesy for the Northern Lights.

Jordan Destination Weddings

Jordan is quickly becoming another popular wedding destination, thanks to its exotic surroundings, rich culture, and renowned hospitality. There is a variety of venues to choose from, all offering lavish décor, immaculate facilities, and great value for money. One of the most popular venues is the Dead Sea, where you can say ‘I do’ on the shores of the Salt Lake.

Las Vegas Destination Weddings

Vegas Wedding Chapel

Wikimedia Commons by: Larry D. Moore

While you may dismiss Las Vegas as the setting for drunken accidental marriages officiated by an Elvis impersonator, don’t be discouraged from adding it to your venues list. If you’re worried about your wedding becoming too much of a stuffy, formal affair, and want to make it more fun for everyone, then a Las Vegas wedding could be the dream! Not only are there several grand hotels and chapels to choose from, but you can also guarantee an amazing after-party thanks to Vegas’ wild nightlife. For couples wanting their wedding to be entertaining, Las Vegas can offer a memorable wedding day you won’t forget.