Destination weddings are the choice of many brides. Over the years lavish receptions became too stressful and too much work, at the same time, all-inclusive resorts began offering marriage packages.
When those trends collided, a long-distance wedding boom was born. These days, 12 percent of American couples get married away from home. For some, an out-of-town do for two is the best alternative to a big event, while for others, it’s a chance to go all out. Either way, a destination celebration is the ultimate adventure in marital bliss.
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Wedding is one of the most important days of our lives and all of us want the day to be perfect not only in the photographs but also in our memories. In planning any wedding, the first thing that needs to be finalized is the location. If destination wedding is in your mind, there are numerous breathtakingly beautiful locations to choose from hills, palaces and beaches. Let’s have a look at the ten destinations which would complete anyone’s dream wedding.
Le Château d’Esclimont, France
What could be more romantic and beautiful than to get married in a castle in the most romantic country of the world? Le Château d’Esclimont located near the city of love, Paris is the perfect place for the fairy tale wedding you had always dreamt of. The 150 acres estate was the residence of La Rochefoucauls family and is one of the most beautiful locations to get married in. Your guests get to fish, hike, ride horses and experience the perfect country getaway.
Mauritius, Indian Ocean
If it’s a beach wedding that you have in mind, Mauritius is the perfect location. This beautiful island nation offers virgin beaches with coral reefs, translucent sea lagoons and romance in the breeze. You could indulge in the numerous activities offer on the beaches or just relax under the sun.
Cathedral Peak Hotel, Drakensberg, South Africa
A country style wedding with a mountain view that could make your heart skip a beat is what Cathedral Peak Hotel in Drakensberg offers. Set against a backdrop of the Cathedral Peak mountain range, the hotel offers picturesque view, warm hospitality , beautiful gardens, quaint stone and thatch chapel and memories that would remain for a life time.
Taj Palace, Pichola Lake, Rajasthan, India
Ever dream of a royal wedding amidst the land of Maharajas, palaces and forts? The exuberance of a palace wedding combined with a royal hospitality would not only amuse your guests but add a princely charm to your wedding. Taj palace is an imposing beautiful white marble structure that seems to float in still blue water. The Lake Palace is considered to be one of the most romantic hotels in the world and it offers a wedding location that not many can afford.
The purity that is rarely found in any other part of the world with pink sand beaches set Bermuda apart. Only short flights away from the US but once you arrive in this island, you would experience a culture and a history that still continues to live. Bermuda is a perfect wedding place if you have pink beaches, coral reefs and lush garden to host your wedding.
For many people, a dream wedding is synonymous with Hawaii wedding. To have your skin kissed by the sun, feel the warmth of the Hawaiian warm sand and exchanging wows by the ocean is a dream comes true. There are many beaches to choose from. On the south island, you get to find the quieter beaches while the more picturesque west side gets very crowded.
Central Park, New York
Right in the heart of Manhattan, Central park offers a beautiful wedding in a garden overlooking a lake. If you are not particular about a beach, castle or a palace wedding, Central Park is the first destination that comes to mind. The air in the location is so romantic that it could easily convert your wedding into an unforgettable memory. The park set on 843 acres of land offers various settings for your wedding. You could choose from the front of the Dancing Maidens of the Untermayer Fountain, underneath a pastorally secluded weeping willow near the Pool or above Bow Bridge on beautiful Cherry Hill.
Dalhousie Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland
The idea of a wedding in Scotland is romantic enough to set your heart racing. The beauty of the country and a Scottish Castle, could you dream of a more ideal setting? Dalhousie Castle has a chapel where the wedding can take place with accommodation and reception help in the Castle itself. A magnificent medieval Scottish castle as a back drop and accessibility to Edinburgh could easily make a wedding here “Truly, a wedding not to be forgotten”.
Looking for a romantic yet unusual location for your wedding? Try the Gondolas in Venice. Gently riding in a magnificent gondola along the fascinating canals of the most romantic city of the world while exchanging the wedding vows, could be the idea of ultimate romantic wedding. With its monuments and charming location, the most beautiful city in the world makes a perfect place for lovers.
Bali has been the top destination for wedding and honeymooners simply because of its magical charm and exotic beaches. This Hindu Island offers much more than just clear beaches. It cultural heritage, elegant temples make this location truly mystic and a perfect destination for wedding