6 Destination Wedding Locales
Have the wedding of your dreams
There's nothing more romantic than jetting off to a beautiful location for a destination wedding. Invite your friends and family and you'll have everyone you love with you to celebrate your big day, whether on a tropical island or an exotic locale.
Here are our six favorite dream wedding destinations.
Fairmont Mayakoba - Riviera Maya, Mexico
This ecological and AAA-5 Diamond Award winning tropical resort is located within 240 acres of tropical forest intersected by transparent waterways and surrounded by a pristine Caribbean shoreline. The Fairmont Mayakoba is a culturally driven luxury locale for destination weddings. You can opt for a ballroom wedding, or outside on the great lawn. Incorporating the Mayan culture is an option for those seeking to add a local vibe to their wedding, so consider adding pre-wedding or post wedding activities at the nearby Mayan cultural sites.
The Regent Palms Turks & Caicos - Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands
Guests can begin their wedding by experiencing the real Turks & Caicos with the Thursday Fish Fry, where guests can dance to music by local musicians and dig into fried conch and other local favorites. The wedding ceremony can take place beachside, or in a ballroom. Spa weddings are a new trend at this resort, and the 25,000 sq. ft. spa houses the wedding from start to finish. Bridal parties can use the salon and spa services all day to prepare for the ceremony which can take place in the expansive yet intimate outdoor relaxation area, surrounded by a soothing water walkway which can be covered for the ceremony for the illusion of dancing on water.
Four Seasons Resort Lana’i at Manele Bay - Lanai City, Hawaii
The Four Seasons in Lanai City provides a one-of-a-kind experience by presenting both pristine ocean and highlands landscapes and balancing a sense of tranquility with an abundance of options for wedding details. At this exquisite resort, you can simplify wedding planning with stress-free packages or create your own from á la carte offerings. Whether it’s an intimate elopement for two to a grand fairytale celebration, there is an option to suit.
Mission Point Resort - Mackinac Island, Michigan
Set on 18 acres of manicured gardens and gorgeous shoreline, surrounded by the beauty of Lake Huron and Mackinac Island, Mission Point Resort is the picturesque choice for an unusual destination wedding. The remote island off of Michigan is a pristine locale where transportation comes in the form of horse drawn buggies and bikes. With spectacular lake views, lush lawns, refreshing lake breezes and a deep sense of history, you'll find something unique at Mission Point Resort. The 239-room resort offers breathtaking water front ceremony and reception locations for a gorgeous ceremony of any size. The front lawn can accommodate up to 1,000 guests while Tranquility Point is perfect for smaller weddings. Additionally, the signature wedding gazebo surrounded by gardens located on the lawn and overlooking the lake makes for the beautiful setting. In addition to the ceremony locations, Mission Point Resort has multiple locations for the reception, from the famous sound stage to the Summit Room with a stunning 180 degree view of the lake.
Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa - Mallorca, Spain
Built on a cliff overlooking the fishing village of Port Soller and surrounded by the UNESCO-protected Tramuntana mountain range, the Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spas’ appearance is absolutely stunning. This intimate luxury hotel in Mallorca offers sea or mountain facing rooms and suites. The warm Mediterranean climate and the Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel’s natural setting make this luxury hotel in Mallorca the ideal place for an outdoor wedding.
Jumeirah - Maldives
From an intimate beachside ceremony to a large family celebration, weddings at Jumeirah resorts in the Maldives are joyous, romantic affairs. Dine al fresco on the beach while a live band plays, and dance under the stars as your wedding day comes to an end. The next day, you and your guests can relax in sumptuous villas or beach bungalows and recover from the wedding revelries with a spa treatment which can include anything from simple massages to private yoga classes. For more active pursuits, diving in the Maldives is not to be missed. The waters that surround the Maldives’ coral atolls are home to a dazzling array of marine life, from tropical fish to white sharks, which provide unforgettable underwater views for honeymooners. You can also arrange to go night fishing in the Maldives which let you catch your own fish, grill and eat it, so it is the perfect way to sample local seafood.
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