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18 Most Romantic Weddings for 2018 / 2019 – UK & Abroad

Did you know 40% of all proposals happen over Christmas and New Year?

With a further 10% ‘popping the question’ on Valentine's Day?

Proposal Season 2017/18 is now well underway. And if you’re one of 1000’s of newly (or soon-to-be) engaged couples, you’ll very shortly be starting the once-in-a-lifetime search for the wedding of your dreams.

And you’re probably wondering where to start….

Do you want an intimate wedding abroad?...A gorgeous wedding venue in the UK?…An all-inclusive wedding package?…A barefoot beach ceremony?…A fairy-tale wedding in a castle?...Or underwater in the Caribbean Sea?

There's literally a world of weddings to choose from which is fantastic news - because it means your perfect wedding is out there waiting for you. And we’re here to help you find it...this is where the fun begins.

Here are 18 of the most romantic weddings around the world - both in the UK and abroad:

#1 Weddings at Rocky’s Boutique Resort – Koh Samui, Thailand


Awarded time and time again as the leading resort for weddings in Koh Samui, Rocky’s Resort offers a boutique beach wedding experience in Thailand. Experts in creating the wedding of your dreams, and set on secluded beachfront coves – wedding days don’t get much more romantic than this! Choose from a traditional western ceremony or go for something a little more exotic with a Buddhist celebration with genuine Buddhist monks presiding over the ceremony.

  • WEDDING SERVICES: Civil Unions, Reception Only, Renewal of Vows, Same-Sex Weddings, Wedding Blessing, Wedding Licence, Wedding Planner
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Beach, Hotel Function Room
  • CEREMONY CAPACITY: 60    RECEPTION CAPACITY: 66

#2 Weddings at The Mulia – Bali, Indonesia


Bali is synonymous with romance. And The Mulia is world renowned for its sensational weddings. With endless views of the Indian Ocean and the iconic Balinese Geger Temple, the Unity Garden is an exclusive beach-front venue that is perfect for big celebrations - accommodating more than 1,000 guests. The Harmony Chapel is ideal for more intimate affairs, such as your rehearsal dinner, and the Eternity Chapel is the venue that dreams are made of: a floating glass chapel set underneath an ornate glittering chandelier and surrounded by glittering azure waters.

  • WEDDING SERVICES: Reception Only, Renewal of Vows, Wedding Blessing, Wedding Planner
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Beach, Church or Chapel, Gardens, Hotel Function Room
  • CEREMONY CAPACITY: 250    RECEPTION CAPACITY: 1500

#3 Weddings at Ashford Castle – County Mayo, Ireland


If a fairy-tale wedding in a castle is what you’ve always dreamed of – then look no further. Voted ‘The Most Romantic Hotel in Europe’ year after year, Ashford Castle is an 800-year-old wedding venue in County Mayo, Ireland. Hosting both large wedding parties of nearly 200 guests and smaller celebrations in the Connaught Room – Ashford Castle’s close-knit team of wedding experts will work closely with you to create a bespoke wedding package and ensure your big day is everything you’d ever dreamed of.

  • WEDDING SERVICES: Civil Unions, Reception Only, Renewal of Vows, Wedding Blessing, Wedding Licence, Wedding Planner
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Castle, Countryside, Hotel Function Room

#4 Weddings at The Milestone Hotel & Residences - London, UK


New for 2018! The Milestone Hotel is now licenced to hold weddings in the Oratory, the original chapel of this stunning Victorian hotel. Opposite Kensington Palace (the royal home of William and Kate, and now also Harry and Meghan) - this is one of London's most exclusive wedding venues. And perfect for couples seeking an intimate celebration that sings with traditional British elegance and world-class service.

  • WEDDING SERVICES: Civil Unions, Reception Only, Renewal of Vows, Same-Sex Weddings, Wedding Blessing, Wedding Licence, Wedding Planner
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Chapel, Hotel Function Room

#5 Weddings by Italian Event Planners - Italy


Italian Event Planners are a leading luxury wedding planning company in Italy, offering years of experience and expertise to couples getting married in destinations including the Amalfi Coast, Rome, Tuscany, Florence, Venice, Italian Riviera, Turin and the Italian Lakes. Choose from their romantically inspired wedding and renewal of vows packages – all of which can be customised to your personal requirements. Simply get in touch for a free consultation.

  • WEDDING SERVICES OFFERED: Bespoke Experiences, Events, Luxury Concierge, Parties & Celebrations, Tours & Excursions, Wedding Packages, Wedding Planning
  • WEDDING SETTINGS: Beach, City, Coast, Hills & Mountains, Island, Lake, Rainforest, River, Rural, Sea & Ocean, Snow, Town/Village, Vineyard, Waterfalls, Woodlands

#6 Weddings at Tongole Wilderness Lodge - Malawi


Want a truly unique wedding unlike any you’ve been to before? Tongole is a multi-award winning eco-lodge set deep within the beautiful Miombo woodland of the 1,800 km² Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve…and offers a once-in-a-lifetime wilderness experience in one of Malawi’s last truly unexploited natural areas. It is also the only luxury lodge in the reserve making weddings here both unique and exclusive! Bespoke wedding packages at Tongole include extra special touches to help you celebrate your big day as well as romantic experiences during your stay -  such as a scenic drive to the waterfalls or a canoe safari along the river for romantic sun-downer.

  • WEDDING SERVICES: Civil Unions
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Game/Nature Reserve, Lake/Riverside, Poolside
  • CEREMONY CAPACITY: 26    RECEPTION CAPACITY: 26

#7 Weddings at Crystals – St Lucia


Crystals specialises in small intimate weddings nestled in the rainforest canopies of St. Lucia. Ceremonies can be held on the local beach, or on the decking of Papaya Cottage with amazing views of the Pitons, tropical rain forest and blue waters of the Caribbean ocean. After which the original Tree Top Restaurant offers a private and magical setting for your catered reception. The stylish decor flows with silks in white, gold and cream. And an abundance of fresh tropical flowers and scented candles set the scene. Your whole wedding experience will be simple and sophisticated, yet always elegant. Weddings at Crystals are simply MAGICAL.

  • WEDDING SERVICES: Renewal of Vows, Wedding Blessing, Wedding Licence
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Beach, Poolside, Rainforest, Villa
#8 Weddings at Summer Lodge Country House Hotel & Spa – Dorset, UK

This idyllic and elegant Georgian manor is set in four acres of exquisite gardens, making for the most serene and beautiful setting for a wedding day that you will remember and cherish for a lifetime. A passionate and devoted team will take care of every detail of your special day, and a variety of wedding packages are available, including everything from champagne and canapés to flower arranging, to pampering spa treatments and elaborate wedding banquets. However, the team is just as happy to offer a completely bespoke service too, so you tell them exactly what you’re looking for, and they’ll make all your wedding dreams come true.

  • WEDDING SERVICES: Renewal of Vows, Wedding Blessing, Wedding Planner
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Castle/Historical Building, Church/Chapel, Countryside

#9 Weddings at Lily Beach Resort & Spa - All Inclusive - Maldives


The sense of escapism at Lily Beach Resort & Spa is second to none… this is paradise on earth for loved up couples and newlyweds. The resort offers several romantic wedding experiences from exclusive island breakfasts to unique wedding ceremonies, while honeymooners can also benefit from an exclusive package that includes a spa treatment and candlelit dinner, as well as a 50% discount for the bride.

  • WEDDING SERVICES: Renewal of Vows, Wedding Blessing, Wedding Planner
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Beach
  • CEREMONY CAPACITY: 50    RECEPTION CAPACITY: 50

#10 Weddings at Gran Melia Rome Villa Agrippina – Rome, Italy


On the banks of the River Tiber, Gran Melià Rome Hotelis in the gorgeous location of Gianicolo, a deeply historical district and oneof the city’s most attractive. Custom-created weddings are a speciality here, so whether you’re looking for a grandiose event or an intimate ceremony for close friends and family, a traditional aesthetic or something more contemporary, a full-on party atmosphere or a quieter ambiance, you will find your perfect day right here.

  • WEDDING SERVICES: Reception Only, Renewal of Vows, Same-Sex Weddings, Wedding Blessing, Wedding Planner
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Castle/Historical Building, Poolside, Tent/Marquee
  • CEREMONY CAPACITY: 130    RECEPTION CAPACITY: 130

#11 Weddings at Oualie Beach Resort – St. Kitts & Nevis


If your idea of the perfect Caribbean wedding includes coconut-lined beaches and a quiet, exotic, and unspoilt island paradise…then Oualie Beach Resort on the island of Nevis may just be what you’re looking for. Nevis has also been voted 'Best Romantic Caribbean Island' in USA TODAY 10 Best Readers' Choice, which makes Oualie Beach the ideal romantic location to tie the knot or celebrate your honeymoon. And you can choose to get married in church, right on the beach or underwater!

  • WEDDING SERVICES: Civil Unions, Renewal of Vows, Wedding Blessing, Wedding Licence, Wedding Planner
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Beach, Gardens, Underwater
  • CEREMONY CAPACITY: 130    RECEPTION CAPACITY: 130

#12 Weddings by Bhutan Tara Excursion - Bhutan


Bhutan is one of the most romantic places on earth. And for couples who choose to get married here Bhutan Tara Excursion are experts in arranging your big day in Bhutan - a very unique and sacred experience.

  • WEDDINGS LOCATIONS & LANDMARKS: Where you choose to get married in Bhutan is very important. People says marriages are made in heaven and in Bhutan, if your wedding is held in a sacred place, it's believed you'll fall so completely in love and be so utterly enchanted by everything that surrounds you, your marriage, love and memories of your special day will be everlasting.
  • COSTUMES: During the ceremony, both Bride and Groom should wear the Bhutanese traditional costumes so that the ceremony is completely Bhutanese and shows respect for this sacred ceremony. The Bride will wear the full-length Kira and the Groom will wear the Gho. These costumes can be bought in Bhutan and can be taken back home with you as a sacred souvenir from Bhutan.

#13 Weddings at The Westin Europa & Regina  – Venice, Italy


Opposite the beautiful Santa Maria della Salute Church…and with sweeping views of the city’s iconic landmarks.. Weddings at The Westin Europa & Regina have a unique ambiance, iconic Grand Canal venues, and exquisite culinary experience to match. Their team of wedding experts are on hand to guide you throughout the organization of your special day, to ensure every moment is enchanting.

  • WEDDINGS SERVICES: Civil Unions, Reception Only, Same-Sex Weddings
  • WEDDINGS LOCATIONS: Castle/Historical Building, Hotel Function Room, On Water

#14 Weddings at The Pavilions Bali – Bali, Indonesia


What could be more romantic than getting married in the ultimate tropical paradise? The Pavilions Bali is nestled in the heart of Sanur, a timeless and relaxing seaside town on the East Coast of Bali. And a private paradise for couples seeking togetherness in the most genuine and beautiful sense. Experience an unforgettable destination wedding or renewal of vows…followed by a romantic honeymoon to die for.

  • WEDDING SERVICES: Renewal of Vows, Same-Sex Weddings, Wedding Blessing, Wedding Planner
  • WEDDINGS LOCATIONS: Gardens, Villa
  • CEREMONY CAPACITY: 30    RECEPTION CAPACITY: 30

#15 Weddings at Diamonds Dream of Africa - Kenya


This is a sparkling, dream of a wedding in a place that’s all at once adventurous and luxurious - surrounded by the colours and scents of Kenya. Offering stunning Indo-Arabic architecture and an enchanting atmosphere, Diamonds Dream of Africa provides the perfect setting for a 5-star beach wedding that will remain in your memories for a lifetime. The resort’s Wedding Ceremony Package includes an exclusive offer and provides everything from local floral decorations to an exquisite seafood dinner all lovingly prepared by the resort’s staff. And that’s sure to make for an unforgettable occasion.

  • WEDDING SERVICES: Civil Unions, Renewal of Vows
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Beach

#16 Weddings at Country Resort Borgo Casa al Vento - Chianti, Italy


The Borgo Casa al Vento sets the perfect scene for a romantic wedding in the vineyards of Tuscany… an intoxicating mix of silence and scent…Casa al Vento is all about passion. Say ‘I do’ in front of your guests against the rustic backdrop of a quiet landscape enriched by authentic vineyards. Picturesque gardens and breathtaking views on Chianti's hills makes a stay in this hamlet special

  • WEDDINGS SERVICES: Civil Unions, Reception Only, Renewal of Vows, Same-Sex Weddings, Wedding Blessing, Wedding Planner
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Castle/Historical Building, Church/Chapel, Countryside, Gardens, Villa, Vineyard
  • CEREMONY CAPACITY: 100    RECEPTION CAPACITY: 100

#17 Weddings at Le Meridien Bora Bora – French Polynesia


Bone white sands and iridescent, turquoise waters combined with world-class luxury and Tahitian charm make Le Meridien Bora Bora an otherworldly destination for a romantic wedding. For the ultimate Bora Bora wedding experience ceremonies can be held in an intimate and private overwater chapel with glass floor and stunning views of the lagoon. And the resort Wedding Specialist will be pleased to work with you in personalizing and customizing your ceremony. From floral arrangement and decor, to traditional entertainment, to the wedding cake, we will make sure each detail of your day achieves perfection. We look forward to coordinating your very own Polynesian wedding ceremony you will cherish forever.

  • WEDDINGS SERVICES: Civil Unions, Reception Only, Renewal of Vows, Same-Sex Weddings, Wedding Blessing, Wedding Planner
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Beach, Church/Chapel, Gardens, Poolside, Underwater, Villa
  • CEREMONY CAPACITY: 100    RECEPTION CAPACITY: 100

#18 Weddings at Hotel Cattleya – Samos, Greece


Kokkari village is thought by many to be one of the best hidden gems in Europe…And with beautiful beaches caressed by the deep blue waters of the North Aegean only 50m away…Couples staying and getting married at Hotel Cattleya really don't have to go much further to tantalise their senses. This is a perfect place for a stunning destination wedding. The owner, Renee, and her very capable team are available to cater to your every whim, including exclusive hire of the entire hotel for those celebrating a special occasion.

  • WEDDINGS SERVICES: Wedding Planner
  • WEDDING LOCATIONS: Church/Chapel
  • CEREMONY CAPACITY: 30    RECEPTION CAPACITY: 30

 

For full details and to enquire about any of our featured weddings, simply send a direct message via each hotel or company page. 

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