Updated: Oct 11, 2018
So he finally pops the question and you have that diamond stunner on your finger, now where do you go from here? Probably get started on planning the big day right? But after doing some research, calculating your budget, and stressing out about having to invite the whole town to your wedding, all of a sudden an intimate destination wedding is sounding like a better idea. Now the question is where? If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed we totally understand. So we took the liberty to narrow it down to our top five favorite spots around the world.
Why not get married on a Greek island, where you’re surrounded by crisp clear blue water for as far as the eye can see. Santorini is self explanatory just by looking at a picture. Looking for that “wow” factor? Well, this is it. With its stark white villages above the Aegean Sea, Santorini is Greece’s most iconic town. Besides having the most angelic views and fascinating architecture this hillside oasis offers plenty of unbelievably unique venues ready to cater to your Greek wedding dreams.
Arrive at your wedding ceremony riding an elephant? Yes please! If vibrant and exotic is what you wish for, Bali will exceed your expectations. The Island of Gods in Indonesia is not only magical but super affordable. If you want paradise and luxury without breaking the bank then this asian retreat is one to consider. It boasts of lush jungles, and world class resorts where you can tie the knot on a cliffside venue overlooking the Indian Ocean. Just avoid the rainy season between November-March so it won’t dampen your wedding day mood.
Queenstown, New Zealand
For the nature enthusiasts that want drop dead gorgeous backgrounds of endless mountain ranges and lakes, Queenstown is Mother Nature at its best. You can even do one better and
experience what they call a “heli- wedding.” Meaning they offer helicopter rides to the mountain tops where you can elope sky high or take the most jaw dropping wedding photos on your special day. It’s stunning landscape is the perfect match for your bohemian nuptials.
Classically romantic. Tuscany is the epitome of classic romance. Imagine saying your vows in a dramatic Tuscan countryside villa. Then throw in the experience of getting to taste some the finest food and wine Italy has to offer, while surrounded by an infinite amount of impeccable art and architecture. With its serene rolling hills, along with miles and miles of vineyards, it’s the perfect setting for an exquisitely enchanting wedding day celebration.
Big Island, Hawaii
Not quite ready to take that plunge to get hitched on the other side of the world? Lets keep you a little closer to home but still worlds apart to the tropical and geographically diverse Big Island of Hawaii. There’s a reason why Hawaii is always on a list of destination weddings, simply because of its reserved beauty and aloha spirit. Not to mention it’s a veteran in the destination wedding game. Each island of Hawaii is uniquely different, so why Big Island? Exactly because of its name, it offers an endless amount of breathtaking wedding venues all over the island. Whether you’re planning on an intimate barefoot beach affair or lavish resort soiree, Big Island can do it all year around. Now where will your heart take you?
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