Anyone researching weddings has certainly found the expression “destination wedding” around. This term is used to define a wedding in which the couple – and often the guests as well – travel to celebrate the date in another destination, and it is an increasingly common type of ceremony.
Therefore, many hotels, inns and resorts already offer complete plans for your wedding. We have selected below some popular and interesting places, in Brazil and around the world, for you to be inspired and look for an unforgettable destination for this great day.
Forget the “false” marriages from American sitcoms and movies. Las Vegas is an amazing destination to go with your love, friends and family to celebrate your wedding in a fun and festive way. You can choose one of Vegas’ classic chapels and have your wedding celebrated by characters like Elvis Presley. The reception can be at one of the numerous nightclubs or casinos in the city, and you will have no difficulty finding good photographers in the area who will be able to record everything. A destination suitable not only for weddings, but also for renewing vows.
Despite being a destination with relatively expensive tickets, accommodation and tours in Thailand are quite affordable, and hosting a wedding there may be cheaper than you think. There are packages of all shapes and sizes, with private ceremonies or with guests, at resorts with private beaches. All details such as decoration, type of celebration, photography and video are defined via email before the trip.
Italy is an incredible wedding destination that offers different celebration options and different cities, Venice being the most famous of them. You can also choose beautiful landscapes in Tuscany and the coast of the boot, which reserves unforgettable landscapes. Although it is possible to arrange all the details directly with suppliers and hotels there, there are already Brazilian travel agencies that make all the budgets and preparations for the newlyweds.
Brazil also has places prepared to receive you and your guests in this very important celebration. One of the most popular places nowadays is Trancoso, in Bahia. There, you will find several inns and restaurants for the reception, or you can even book resorts such as ClubMed. However, one of the most charming places is the Igreja do Quadrado.
The Spanish coast does not only have a hot summer, but it is because of it that many couples seek Ibiza as a destination for their wedding celebration. In addition to the idyllic landscape and many hotels prepared to receive you and your guests, you will have a type of event with a more lively style, making the wedding a party that can last for days, with ceremony, party, breakfast, tours. boat and amazing photos.
Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic, can host large, small weddings or even celebrations just with the couple, in a wide variety of styles. The city has several resorts prepared for destination weddings, with packages of different sizes and prices for you to select. The party can be more traditional, at an event venue, or even by the beach. With all-inclusive accommodations, that is, with all the food and entertainment expenses included in the package, it is also easy to calculate the total expense of the experience.
Cancun, Mexico, is another Caribbean destination in this selection, which is also increasingly prepared to host weddings of varied styles. For being a paradisiacal destination and with many activities in nature, it is a great option for those who enjoy tours, diving and contact with animals. As with other options in the selection, you can choose all the details of the ceremony before the trip and also extend your stay and spend your honeymoon there.
A wedding in Greece, especially in Santorini or Mykonos, can be much more affordable than you might think. There you will also find specialized places to hold your celebration and you can organize everything with travel agencies here in Brazil. The unmistakable look and architecture of the Greek coast makes your big day a special setting, especially at sunset.
Hawaii is a dream destination for many travelers, especially those who love to surf. Several Brazilian agencies are prepared to broker a wedding in the North American archipelago. You can hire ceremonies, celebrants, decorations, catering, photography and video with expert help and each venue will guarantee a different experience for the big day.
Of course, the most romantic city in the world could not be left out of this list. A wedding in Paris is the dream of many brides and grooms, with the Eiffel Tower as the backdrop for one of life’s most important moments. Despite not having as complete and targeted packages as Caribbean resorts and paradisiacal destinations, the French capital is also prepared to receive your wedding in the most different ways.
And why not get married in the land of fun? Whether in Orlando, California, France or Japan, Disney World hotels are prepared to make your ceremony that can even count with famous characters from Walt Disney. The wedding can be more romantic or more fun, with whatever face the bride and groom choose. And the honeymoon will certainly be magical, with all the climate that only the parks and scenery there can offer.
Fernando de Noronha
Fernando de Noronha is another Brazilian destination in the selection. The archipelago that belongs to the state of Pernambuco is one of the most famous travel destinations in the country and, due to its unforgettable landscapes, it can also be the setting for your wedding. More and more, local inns and restaurants are specializing to offer the best possible service for the couple.
The historic city on the Colombian coast can be an incredible setting for your wedding. It is possible to celebrate in the historic church inside the walled city of Cartagena, using the romantic and colorful little streets of the place as a backdrop. Afterwards, it is still possible to extend the trip, spending the honeymoon in paradisiacal islands nearby and enjoying an unforgettable view that only the Caribbean Sea offers.
Jamaica has been an increasingly popular destination for those who love nature and want to celebrate love. If before it was a good option for the honeymoon, now it is also a great place to celebrate the wedding, with or without guests. Just like Thailand and some Caribbean destinations, in Jamaica you can also find hotels with an all-inclusive experience and packages of various prices and styles to hold a complete celebration.
The last destination on the list is Mendoza, a city that is not yet among the most popular for destination weddings, but that may just be a matter of time. Holding your wedding in Mendoza can mean getting married in a hotel located inside a winery, with the Andes Mountains as a backdrop for the celebration. The atmosphere of the event is of great beauty and romanticism.
These were just a few tips for places to celebrate a wedding, be it a big event, with many guests, or even an intimate moment, just with the bride and groom. It is certain that, wherever you go, the day will be unforgettable and, therefore, it is important to have good suppliers and to plan this even more special trip well.