If you’ve got your heart set on saying ‘I do’ in the sunshine, a destination wedding may be the answer! Check out these 7 fabulous locations for inspiration…
Having a wedding in your hometown was once the preferred and traditional way – saying ‘I do’ in a city full of memories was the only option. Now the possibilities are endless, with more and more couples opting for a destination wedding. Some couples seem to turn off to the idea in the prospect of the price tag, but picking the right destination can be cheaper than you think!
To ensure you’re in the right place to celebrate your love for each other, the experts at Baltic Travel Company have rounded up 7 stunning locations you should consider as the backdrop to your incredible day.
This is an ideal spot for couples who appreciate the finer aspects of life. This coastline town Tulum on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is truly stunning. People choose this location for the cultural aspects and historical landmarks, and because it is home to some of the best beaches in the country. The Mayan ruins make for a unique wedding backdrop. The best time to get married here is right after the hurricane season, which is between October to December. Avoid June, September and October as this is peak rain season.
Italy is one of today’s hottest locations for destination weddings. Weddings in Puglia are becoming more popular – the region is full of sandy beaches and steep cliffs facing the crystal waters of the Mediterranean. The region is known to be home to tasty cuisine meaning your wedding guests can dine on fresh and local produce during your wedding day and evening reception.
St Lucia is evidently luxurious, with swaying palm trees and white sand beaches – it is truly something out of a movie, which is a perfect place to host your beautiful wedding. Whilst you can wed on a gorgeous Caribbean beach you and your guests can also snorkel amongst coral reefs and enjoy watersports in the south of the island after the wedding. You will also find two Piton peaks!
If you are after a religious ceremony overseas then Cyprus is a great spot. You can have your own hymns, use a multi-cultural priest and choose a wedding that really means something special to you. If you really want to splash out, then you can tie the knot on a yacht, while your guests lavish in the rugged coastline and ocean views. If you want an authentic feel, then take a look at the venues on offer that were traditionally a Cypriot House but have been transformed!
As the second largest and most diverse Caribbean country, the Dominican Republic is an ideal destination for weddings. The country holds stunning beaches and scenery, which sets the scene for the perfect wedding day. Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, is a vibrant city with more than 500 years of history. You will find a mix of budget, luxury, family-friendly and adults-only resorts so there is something for everyone.
Morocco has been home to the weddings of many famous celebrities, but to get married here you don’t need to hold a flashy A-List card. The city of Marrakech has a sense of adventure attached to it, making your wedding an aspect of the magical spirit that fills the air. The destination makes for very romantic wedding photography as the golden light hits the city’s architecture.
The landscape of Corsica is wildly fantastic, full of sandy beaches, turquoise water but also mountains, deserts and forests. In France this is known as ‘The Island of Beauty’ and we can see why! It is located between the south east of France and Italy, so the sun is shining almost every day of the year. There an many amazing villas with huge gardens for guests to stay in and for you to host a beautiful wedding reception party!
This piece was brought to you by the experts at Baltic Travel Company