Wedding Ideas: Destination Weddings
Getting married always requires a lot of planning and preparation, regardless of whether your big day will be hosted in a registry office, English country manor, a French chateaux or on a Jamaican beach. Many people consider getting married abroad as perhaps an easier option; guaranteed weather, pack a dress and suit, invite whoever fancies a holiday and off you go. We've been chatting to flight comparison website jetcost.co.uk about some of the wedding essentials you need to remember for your destination wedding.
Tucked deep in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico and home to descendants of the ancient Mayan people, you’ll find The Riviera Maya - a haven for honeymooners. White sand beaches, warm blue waters and luxury hotels line this beautiful stretch of coastline, as well as providing a home to the odd baby sea turtle or two.
Looking to keep it simple? We fell in love with Carrie Bradshaw and Mr Big's perfectly understated I do's. Especially with those Manolos (swoon). For stylish, forward couples looking to get hitched without all the fuss in the city, turn towards the NY trend for City Hall Weddings this Spring Season. To put the UK spin on this, we're here to shout out to civil ceremonies, town halls and civic elegance.
February, the month of love. In Italy, that'd be l'amore. Valentine's Day itself originated here, with Shakespeare penning Romeo and Juliet set in romantic Verona. With spots like the Amalfi Coast, Sorrento, Capri and Venice seen as idylls, it's no wonder that the popularity of Italy as the backdrop to the ideal wedding has soared. We'd have to agree that it's second to none for intimacy, declarations and serenades. If you're looking for an exquisite destination wedding, Italy has plenty to offer from it's sprawling coastal shores to it's evergreen olive groves and quaint towns nestled in the hillside...
With so many couples deciding to ditch the clouds and tie the knot in sunnier lands, we love getting out there and seeing the options for brides and grooms. European destination weddings are becoming increasingly popular, with the short flight times and warm climate, what's not to love? Guides for Brides have been trying and testing some of these the most romantic spots out there, and we're excited to share.
Palazzo Avino was judged to be the most romantic hotel in Europe. Nestled in Ravello, high above the Amalfi Coast in Italy it is the perfect place for a romantic honeymoon or a fairytale wedding. A picture can say a thousand words so here is a round up of a few of our favourites so you can judge for yourself:
Dreaming of a luxurious French wedding? France is quickly becoming a popular overseas wedding destination for brides seeking a classic wedding with a twist. Whether you want a chic Parisian city wedding, or a rustic countryside event, check out the pros and cons of getting married in France. So, if you're dreaming of a gorgeous French-inspired wedding oozing with elegance and class, then from traditions to trends, we've got you covered.
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