You have probably spent hours daydreaming about the perfect wedding day. You’ve planned out every single detail, from the length of your veil to the colour of the tablecloths. You have envisioned sending out perfumed invitation cards, holding a specific bouquet of flowers and wearing a patented golden ring.
Of course, while these are all important elements of your special day, just remember: your wedding venue is the one that packs the strongest punch. We have a list of ten of the greatest and most luxurious wedding venues of all time.
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Le Méridien, Bora Bora
Considered one of the most luxurious venues in the world, Le Méridien is a resort that offers a dreamy spot for your dream wedding. Your ceremony can take place either on the sandy beach over the blue waters of the lagoon or in an intimate overwater chapel with a large glass floor that gives you stunning views of the country’s rich marine life. After the celebration, the couple can even retire to their own overwater villa.
MolenVliet Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa
This is the perfect wedding venue for those who want to be surrounded by incredibly landscaped gardens and romantic vineyards. With views overlooking the Dwars River of the Banhoek Valley and the gorgeous mountain terrain, the MolenVliet Wine Estates is deemed one of the most beautiful wedding venues of all time. The estate comfortable houses up to 250 guests and boasts of the right amount of seclusion – there is no need to take a boat or a plane to get there. If you are looking for intimacy, natural beauty and romance, MolenVliet Wine Estates is the venue to book.
Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Italy
If you are going for a celebrity-style showstopper wedding, the Grand Hotel Tremezzo in Italy should be your first choice. It is a postcard-perfect location on Lake Como that holds events in the hotel’s lakefront gardens and the 17th-century Villa Carlotta. Afterwards, guests can enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner at La Terrazza and have a great night of cocktails and dancing at the lakefront L’Escale bar.
Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Perhaps one of the most famous destinations for soon-to-wed couples is the Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall. It is one of Jamaica’s prime 5-star resorts with the largest pool in the country. But, the pool is not the best thing about the resort. When you choose to hold your ceremony in Iberostar, you will be surrounded by the clear blue waters of Montego Bay and the colourful natural habitat of the resort.
Mara Bushtops, Kenya
With the dancing Maasai and a dining setup overlooking the wondrous African plains, the Mara Bushtops is a collection of unforgettable sights, sounds and scents that make for a unique and elegant wedding venue. For your ceremony, you can rent the private deck by an infinity pool. You can also taste the superb local cuisine and book a secluded accommodation in honeymoon tents. Almost anyone would agree that getting married in the Mara Bushtops is definitely one for the books.
Lake Placid Lodge, New York
Located along the shores of Lake Placid, the Lake Placid Lodge is a wedding venue with the lake and mountains as your backdrop. They offer unmatched service as well as farm-to-table dinner with a tailored menu and fresh produce. You can request for Sommelier paired wines, a bespoke wedding cake and a champagne toast for your reception. All your wedding guests can spend the night at the Lodge after the celebration and enjoy the facilities during their stay.
Likuliku Lagoon Resort, Malolo Island, Fiji
For your dreams of running off to an exotic island for a private and intimate celebration, this is the wedding venue for you. As one of the greatest wedding venues of all time, Likuliku Lagoon Resort provides a spot on a deck of one of Fiji’s only overwater bungalows, an exquisite horizon-edge pool and a beautiful beach from where you can watch the sunset. Malolo Island is also known for its excellent hospitality, ensuring you receive unparalleled service.
One & Only Reethi Rah Resort, The Maldives
In the heart of the Laccadive Sea is a luxurious resort of thatched-roof villas with jacuzzis, canopied day beds, private pools, hammocks, outdoor showers and a convenient access to the beach. The resort has six kilometres of sand, water activities, a spa, five restaurants, three outdoor pools and three bars that make it a splendid venue to book for your wedding. One & Only Reethi Rah Resort is a private and secluded place that allows you to rent either a few villas or the entire resort for your wedding. Just be prepared to pay a hefty fee.
Secrets The Vine Cancun, Cancun, Mexico
This place sits in the midst of gorgeous landscapes and crystal blue waters – you will not have to do much for a wonderful wedding at this destination. At Secrets The Vine Cancun, you can hold your wedding near the Caribbean where you and your guests can enjoy breath-taking views of the Yucatan Peninsula. The resort promises an all-inclusive service and high-quality facilities.
Helena Bay Lodge, New Zealand
For couples who want a more cosy and intimate setting, book Helena Bay Lodge. It is a fairly new boutique hotel that has its own private coastline stretch. It is a bit of a long drive from the closest town and is pocketed within 750 wooded acres on the North Island’s secluded northeast coast. The hotel only has five villas that allow no more than ten guests on each property, helping you trim down your guest list.
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