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- Online travel agency Five Star Alliance has compiled a list of the best luxury resorts and hotels for destination weddings in the world.
- These destinations offer the type of unbeatable views, lush surroundings, and unique venues that traditional settings often can’t.
- The resorts and hotels also have five-star accommodations and amenities to make couples’ weddings once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
For travelers, outdoor enthusiasts, and adventure-seekers, destination weddings offer the type of unbeatable views, lush surroundings, and unique venues that traditional settings often can’t.
Some couples may also seek five-star accommodations and amenities to make their nuptials unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
To make the planning process easier, online travel agency Five Star Alliance has compiled a list of the best luxury resorts and hotels for destination weddings in the world.
Located along Gonsua Beach in Diwa Goa on the west coast of India, Alila Diwa Goa is home to several picturesque wedding venues.
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Couples can tie the knot under a 200-year-old banyan tree in Alila Diwa Goa‘s courtyard, exchange their vows in an ornate pillarless ballroom, and more.
The resort also offers a number of customizable wedding packages so couples can personalize everything from their menus to favors for their guests.
For couples who love the outdoors, Thailand’s Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas is the perfect backdrop for a destination wedding.
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Angsana Velavaru in South Nilandhe Atoll, Maldives, has three stunning wedding venues.
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AYANA Resort and Spa Bali is known for its sunset wedding ceremonies, dedicated team of wedding planners, and customizable packages.
Bvlgari Resort Bali is home to two one-of-a-kind wedding venues.
They can also tie the knot in the oceanfront Bvlgari Chapel, which features hand-crafted, floor-to-ceiling glass paneling. In addition, the resort offers options for a secluded beach wedding and reception in the Bvlgari Villa.
Conrad Bali offers couples four different wedding packages that can be tailored to their preferences.
Coworth Park in Ascot, UK, specializes in bespoke weddings all year long.
Located in the English countryside, Coworth Park is known for its wildflower meadow, rustic barn, lush gardens, and Michelin-star restaurant, allowing couples to plan everything from intimate wedding ceremonies to lavish receptions.
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is a real-life winter wonderland in Alberta, Canada.
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is nestled at the base of snow-capped mountains in the Canadain Rockies, surrounded by tall evergreen trees and a glistening emerald lake.
Couples can choose from two stunning wedding venues – an outdoor lakefront terrace and indoor ballroom – and work with the hotel’s dedicated team of event planners and specialists to customize their nuptials.
Four Seasons Maldives Landaa Giraavaru is located in the Baa Atoll, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.
Couples can also opt for an intimate beach wedding or indoor ceremony and reception in one of the luxury resort’s lounges or restaurants.
Four Seasons Bora Bora offers guests a luxurious tropical experience.
At the Four Seasons resort in Bora Bora, couples can choose from a selection of picturesque wedding venues, from a catamaran in the Indian Ocean to a traditional Polynesian chapel with views of Mount Otemanu.
Hotel Mousai in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, has a dedicated team of specialists to help couples personalize their weddings.
Australia’s InterContinental Hayman Island Resort sits at the base of several lush cliffs on a crescent-shaped white beach.
At InterContinental Hayman Island Resort, guests can sail the Coral Sea, dive the Great Barrier Reef, and enjoy high-end dining and personalized spa treatments.
While the private island resort reopens on July 1 later this year, it’s currently open to take bookings for weddings.
InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort in Queensland, Australia, is the perfect setting for both rustic and elegant weddings.
Set on a private island, JW Marriott Venice Resort and Spa offers guests romantic views of the Venetian Lagoon, lush gardens, and century-old olive groves.
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Montage Kapalua Bay in Maui, Hawaii, is a tropical paradise.
At Montage Kapalua Bay, couples can wed against a backdrop of Hawaiian foliage, stunning Pacific views, and golden sand beaches. The resort offers a variety of indoor and outdoor venues, including the historic oceanfront Cliff House.
South Carolina’s Montage Palmetto Bluff is located within a 20,000-acre nature preserve.
Montage Palmetto Bluff is home to numerous walking trails, restaurants, and spacious cottages. Guests can enjoy outdoor activities like fishing, kayaking, and paddleboarding, or indulge in spa treatments and upscale dining.
The resort also has several romantic venues for weddings including a riverfront chapel and quaint village square surrounded by oak trees.
Nestled along the Sea of Cortez on the southern tip of Baja, California, One&Only Palmilla is the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts.
At One&Only Palmilla, guests can embark on a number of adventures including seasonal whale-watching and deep-sea fishing.
The scenic resort is also home to a regal chapel, perched on a hill overlooking the hotel’s tropical grounds, in addition to a handful of indoor and outdoor wedding venues.
Otahuna Lodge in Tai Tapu, New Zealand, is a restored Victorian mansion that sits on a sprawling pastoral estate at the base of an ancient volcano.
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Japan’s Palace Hotel Tokyo is located in the heart of the country’s capital city.
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At Palace Hotel Tokyo, couples can wed in a number of stunning venues, with views of Tokyo’s famous Imperial Palace gardens from the hotel’s floor-to-ceiling windows. Options include a modern light-filled chapel, a traditional Japanese Shinto shrine, and several elegant ballrooms.
Pink-sand beaches and balmy weather await guests at Rosewood Bermuda in Hamilton Parish, Bermuda.
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Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun has wedding, honeymoon, and anniversary packages.
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Couples can exchange their vows in a gazebo on a private beach overlooking turquoise waters and then celebrate with a reception on the beach or in a ballroom or terrace.
Located on an island about 500 yards off the coast of Key West, Florida, Sunset Key Cottages is a popular destination for weekend getaways.
The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in Riverside, California, is home to a fitness center, upscale dining options, historic museum, award-winning spa, and more.
The hotel also hosts a biannual wedding showcase that lets guests see the destination up close. The day-long event, which takes place on February 10 this year, features a mock wedding ceremony and hosts on-site regional wedding vendors.
Couples can choose from a selection of lush wedding venues at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, which sits on 78 oceanfront acres in Santa Barbara, California.
To find out more about these hotels and resorts, head to Five Star Alliance’s website.
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