Destination Weddings Around the World

Couple on the beachFinding the perfect venue can be as stressful as finding your wedding dress. Choosing the location can be complicated with trying to accommodate family and travel plans. It is now more common than ever to do a laid back wedding that you can combine with your honeymoon! Having a destination wedding gives you the perfect excuse not to invite a ton of people if you’d prefer to have a smaller guest list. Instead, your wedding becomes an intimate affair with very close friends and family. Destination venues are packed with beautiful locations, fun activities for all, and amazing food and restaurants.  Plus, it gives everyone a great excuse for a mini vacation! Here are just a few locations perfect for an exotic destination wedding:

Hawaii  Hawaii is a great spot for a destination wedding due to its rich culture, beautiful beaches, and fun activities for everyone. Not to mention it is perfect for those people who want a tropical atmosphere but have yet to get their passports! Many of the resorts and hotels in Hawaii offer wedding packages that  treat newlyweds and their guests like kings and queens and can take a lot of the pressure out of planning.

Beach CeremonyDominican Republican  The Dominican Republic is a popular destination for its beautiful beaches, great hotel venues, as well as the fact that it’s not too far away from the main land.  There are so many fun, outdoor activities that your guests can enjoy like snorkeling the coral reefs, hiking, surfing, and exploring local villages. :)

Mexico  The beautiful seaside locations of Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, and Cancun are quickly becoming some of the most popular beach locations for weddings. Not only are marriages that are performed in Mexico legally recognized in the U.S., but the luxurious local resorts, near perfect weather, and beautiful beaches make it an ideal location for wedding ceremonies or vow renewals.

GreeceGreece  If you don’t mind a long and expensive flight then Greece would make a beautiful place to get married! Many of the hotels on the world’s favorite Greek Island provide packages that sleep up to 24 guests and include three days’ hire of the entire hotel with free use of the spa. After the ceremony, a reception for 20 guests is laid out with sumptuous buffet and wine. The wedding cake, photographer, flowers, champagne, DJ and all documentation are included as part of the package. Venues like this make planning easy for the engaged couple and a will guarantee an unforgettable wedding for you and your guests!

Australia  Traveling to Australia is another long flight but it’s also a wedding location that is rich in culture, with many things to do and places to see that are unique to other beach venues. Whether exploring city life or the outback, you’ll never run out of things to do. You can also visit the equally beautiful country of New Zealand if you wanted to travel to a different country for your honeymoon.

couple in asiaAsia  Bali, Indonesia and Thailand all hold beautiful venues that can intrigue anybody who wants to travel out of their comfort zone and see different cultures as well as beautiful scenery. You can find inexpensive wedding packages that will help justify the cost of airfare. :)

Where is your dream destination wedding venue?

-Stephanie