Wedding Ideas: Weddings Abroad
Planning to marry overseas? We will tell you how and where.
If you're dreaming of a Cyprus wedding by the sea, then you'll need the perfect beach wedding venue to match! The Elias Beach Hotel in Limassol, part of Kanika Hotels, has everything from a romantic whitewashed Greek chapel to a pier set over the the glistening Mediterranean Sea. Find out more about this amazing Cyprus wedding venue here...
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.
Excited brides, keen suppliers and a whole section for Destination Weddings & Honeymoons, The National Wedding Show in the NEC Birmingham was buzzing. Crowds gathered to see the jaw-dropping dresses on the catwalk - definitely a must to see for inspiration. Whilst walking around amongst the masses there were certainly many stalls that grabbed our attention but we've put together a selection of some of them that really stuck in our minds.
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.
So you're considering living the dream with a destination wedding or honeymoon in one of the most romantic countries in the world; Italy. With a choice of regions before you, sometimes it can be difficult to decide which is the best area for one of the most memorable times of your life, but we're here to help. We recently joined the Belmond Group alongside a group of wedding planners from Italy, the USA and the UK to explore a collection of venues in Venice, Florence, Parma and Portofino (whilst getting a taste of Italy along the way). Here's what we discovered...
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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.
With the unmistakable variety in the British weather, couples are increasingly opting for celebrations abroad, with 24% of marriages being destination weddings. Whether you're looking for a classy and romantic Parisian wonderland or a beach side celebration in the summer sun, elopement may be the answer.
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