When it comes to a wedding, there are a lot of details that are important. Even if you and your partner have already picked out your moonstone wedding rings and you know your guest list by heart, there are so many other things to consider. A wedding dress, music, wedding cake and flower arrangements are just some of the factors that can turn your special day into a magical event. However, the wedding venue definitely deserves a high place on this list. While some brides insist on getting married in their hometown, others do not mind saying their vows someplace more exotic. If you wish to turn your wedding into an extraordinary adventure, check out these breathtaking locations around the planet and see whether one of them should be the place where you say ‘I do’ to your future spouse.
Not that long ago, Guatemala wasn’t a dream destination for most couples. However, since this well-kept secret has been revealed, more and more lovebirds are deciding to get married in the colonial city of Antigua or at Lake Atitlan. Whether you are looking for that fairy-tale look with ruins or picture-perfect scenery, Guatemala can be the ideal location for your special day. Since the weather here is always nice you can have an outdoor wedding, if that is something you have dreamed of.
Franschhoek, South Africa
If you have always wanted to get married in a romantic wine country, there are so many exotic options to choose from. One of them is definitely Franschhoek, a small dreamy town located just 45 minutes from Cape Town. Since it is surrounded by towering mountains and breathtaking flowering landscapes, this home of world-class wineries is definitely a place where most brides can picture their wedding day. Whether you are planning an intimate ceremony or a large celebration, you can rest assured that you and your guests will enjoy delicious vino and cuisine.
After a couple of celebrities have said their vows in this beautiful Moroccan city, a lot of couples have been considering to get married in Marrakech. Of course, you don’t have to be famous to have your wedding here. If a magical place with a bohemian vibe is something you are interested in, there are so many venues here that are ideal for brides with a sense of adventure.
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Whether you are looking for indoor or outdoor venues with amazing views, organic menus, fabulous resorts, five-star amenities, breathtaking beaches or impeccable villas, this place has it all. If you decide to get married here, you and your wedding party will have access to towering cliffs, waterfalls, and historical sites, so you can rest assured that no one will be able to forget your special day.
As soon as someone mentions Ireland we immediately picture acres and acres of breathtaking green fields and meadows, so it is no wonder that nature-loving couples choose to have their wedding in the land of Guinness and whiskey. Here you can choose to have a fairy-tale celebration in a 13th-century castle, on a cliff, or in the middle of rustic countryside, just keep in mind that the weather might not work in your favor. Although you cannot count on the sunniest wedding day, romance is definitely assured.
Of course, other places such as Mexico, Italy, France, and Thailand also offer amazing venues worth considering. Although a destination wedding can be slightly more difficult to plan than a ‘regular’ one (especially if you want a big celebration), it will provide the romance, fun, and memories you and your loved ones will cherish for a lifetime.