Make the best day of your life extra special by having a destination wedding. Check out these four epic destinations that cater to you and your partners needs to give you the perfect day, then get your passport renewed.
Tropical Wedding – Honolulu, Hawaii
Weddings at The Ritz-Carlton are unique as they celebrate each couple’s love story differently. They do not have a ‘set in stone’ idea of a wedding. They provide whatever you dream off making each ceremony special. The Ritz-Carlton in Honolulu is located next to Waikiki beach and offers both indoor and outdoor venues. Most ceremonies take place under the clear blue sky of Hawaii in tropical surroundings. Where would you rather make your wedding vows, on a cliff overlooking the beach, at the end of pier above the ocean, on a terrace or on the luscious green grounds surrounding the hotel? They all sound like perfection, but the choice is yours.
Not content with a 5*hotel, perfect wedding day and gorgeous beaches? Then why not head to the spa for a massage, float in the infinity pool while enjoying a variety of cocktails and then shop till you drop at the Luxury Row. You can even have a day trip to the local zoo and downtown Honolulu or Chinatown. This tropical wedding destination offers a spectacular wedding and honeymoon all rolled into one.
When to marry? Hawaii is open to celebrate love 365 days a year. You can get married anytime, escape the cold winter at home or have an incredible summer like never before.
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Countryside Wedding – Florence, Italy
Getting married in a luxurious 5* villa in Italy will be a magical dream come true. Villa La Vedetta is located on the outskirts of Florence, near the river banks of the Arno. It overlooks the most beautiful Italian city, which can be viewed from the well-kept gardens and villa terrace. Villa la Vedetta has an external neoclassic style, while the interior balances antique fixtures with contemporary design. Hire the whole venue for a wedding surrounded by family, with dinner celebrations in the modern restaurant.
The facilities are parallel to the high-quality service and surrounding landscape. The gardens include an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub, perfect for stargazing. Or if you prefer to bathe inside, no problem as all the rooms include an indulgent spa bath. With free breakfast, afternoon tea and reservation of guest rooms. Villa La Vedetta is practically perfect in every way.
When to marry? To best time to have your nuptials in Florence is between May and September as the weather is perfect for an outdoor ceremony.
City Wedding – Paris, France
What city on Earth is most associated with love? Of course, it is Paris because this French city has an old classic romantic feel. For an intimate 5* experience with a view of the Eiffel Tower, plan your wedding at the Hotel Marignan in the neighborhood Champs-Elysees.
The Marignan Eiffel Suite is located on the 6th floor of the Hotel Marignan, and it has a spectacular 47²m terrace to hold the wedding ceremony in view of the famous tower. The hotel’s goal is to provide you with a truly idyllic wedding. They will take care of the venue, floral and dinner details.
When to marry? Paris is quite accommodating all year round. For a fresh spring wedding, April to June is ideal, but if you prefer an autumnal wedding plan for September to November. Probably best to avoid July and August as the city is crowded and street noise may affect the ceremony.
Fairy Tale Wedding – Galway, Ireland
Ever wanted to get married in a castle or grand mansion? The Glenlo Abbey hotel could be the place for you. Set on a 138-acre estate this refurbished monastery has multiple venue options to suit your requirements. For smaller weddings select the 18th Century Abbey, that caters for up to 28 guests or The River Room for 65 guests. If you plan on bring all the family and friends take a look at the charming Corrib Suite 170 guests.
Whichever one you choose you will have access to the grounds 18-hole golf course and you’ll be surrounded by the dramatic Irish landscape. You can even board a train carriage from the Orient Express, which has been converted into the Pullman Restaurant.
When to marry? For an enchanting snow wedding visit Ireland in January or February. But if you want a warm wedding visit in the height of summer, August – September, when temperatures reach 18-21°C.
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