The best locations for a destination wedding
More and more people are now choosing to get married abroad and it’s not difficult to see why. The main reason being the weather. Obviously you can never control the weather but if you choose to have a destination wedding, you’re more likely to get sunshine on your big day. Because you can get married pretty much anywhere nowadays it’s sometimes difficult to choose which destination would suit you. So, here’s our guide to the best destinations to get married.
Las Vegas is the perfect for the ultimate destination wedding. Pick from getting married in front of the Bellagio Fountains, in Red Rock Canyon, 50ft up in the air on the High Roller or by Elvis in one of the city’s famous wedding chapels – Vegas has it all. The Las Vegas nightlife is world-renowned so you can have your hen and stag dos all in the same place. Vegas is on many bucket lists so your wedding will be incredible experience, not just for you but for your guests too.
Beautiful clear seas, sandy beaches and stunning mountain scenery will make the perfect backdrop for your outdoor wedding in Cyprus and the year-round mild climate means that you’ll probably get great weather on your big day. It’s also an ideal honeymoon destination so you can easily combine your big day with a couple of weeks in the sun. Paphos also has ancient architecture and plenty to explore.
There are lots of islands to choose from in the Caribbean and our favourites include Barbados, the Bahamas and Antigua. The Caribbean has over 3,000 hours of sunshine per year with generally warm and sunny weather all year round and daytime highs of 30 degrees. This means that you can even get married in the Caribbean in the winter. There’s no need to give advance notice and no minimum stay requirement in the Caribbean so you can get married as soon as you get your marriage license.
You won’t even need flowers if you get married in Mexico, the natural scenery will make for a breathtaking ceremony. There are miles of beautiful beaches from Riviera Maya to Cancun and there’s plenty to explore, meaning that you and your guests will be able to have an amazing adventure taking part in watersports or exploring the ancient Mayan ruins.
Is there any love story more romantic than Romeo and Juliet? Italy is probably one of the most romantic wedding destinations in the world and is full of beautiful venues including 14th, 15th and 16th century villas, castles and country houses, near to famous artistic cities like Siena, Florence and Pisa. The food in Italy is unmatched anywhere else in the world so you can choose from authentic Italian dishes like caprese salad, risotto and lasagne.
Greece has it all for a destination wedding – beautiful islands with sandy beaches, impressive mountains, and a vibrant capital city. There are a range of options for a Greek wedding to suit any tastes and any budget. Recently Greek islands like Santorini and Mykonos have become increasingly popular and it’s not difficult to see why. Beautiful sunsets and delicious Mediterranean cuisine will add the final touches to your beautiful wedding day in Greece.