A major factor which will affect how people remember your wedding is the location. That includes yourself, and of course you want to make sure that you love the wedding and look back on it as one of the most special days of your life. With this in mind, you can understand why lots of people look abroad to find inspiration for where to have their wedding, but what are some of the most popular choices people settle on?
The so-called “Island of Love” is one of the most popular wedding destinations in the world. Don’t let its popularity put you off, though, because the relaxed atmosphere paired with the year-round sunshine really is a fantastic benefit. If you’re getting married in Cyprus, there are a wonderful range of wedding venues on offer is sure to tempt you, and availability is still better than at home. Just take a look at one of the popular beaches around sunset and you’ll see many newly-weds having their photos taken.
Another hugely popular destination for British couples getting married is Thailand. This underrated Asian country offers beautiful beaches, great weather and a truly unique and different experience for you and all of your guests. Most people who travel to Thailand fall in love with the country and its rich culture, so you should definitely add it to your list of possible locations.
Why not combine your ideal destination wedding with your dream honeymoon? There’s no better place to do that than in the Bahamas, where you’ll find a choice of breathtaking islands surrounded by crystal clear waters. This region offers the ultimate in sun, sand, sea and relaxation without the busy tourist atmosphere of many places closer to home.
Many people from the UK opt to have their wedding celebrations in France, since the country offers a few distinct experiences. One option is to head to the romantic city of Paris, known around the world as an ideal destination for couples, and get married with the Eiffel Tower as the ultimate backdrop. You might even head up to the French Alps to get married in the mountains surrounded by icy white ski slopes. The choice is yours!
You might actually decide that you don’t need to go overseas after all to find the perfect wedding destination. The UK has some spectacular and unique wedding venues, as long as you are able to book a long time in advance because demand is so high. The upside to this is that almost every venue in the country which could possibly host weddings now offers this, so you do have a very wide range of options. Another main benefit is that all your guests won’t have to travel abroad, so you can probably invite more people if that’s what you want to make your day unforgettable.