Our Favorite Destination Wedding Venues
Greetings! We’ve been looking to curate this post for ages at Bliss. It has taken us a bit to narrow down some of our top destination wedding spots four our brides and grooms. Today we’re sharing our favorite destination wedding locales.
These top spots are perfect for your destination wedding and honeymoon travels. We’ll take you to the islands of the Caribbean, romantic castles of Scotland, breathtaking views on the Riviera, to the pure exotic beauty of the South Pacific. We dare you to try and make it to the conclusion of this post without gushing over the beauty of these travel destinations and sending this link to your fiancee!
Prepare to be blown away by the romantic luxury that is Jade Mountain. Known for its bold architectural designs by, architect owner, Nick Troubetzkoy, you’ll be drawn to its spectacular views and overall sanctuary vibe (it has LEED Gold Certification too!). Indulge in the infinity pools and signature spa services, including a chocolate delight massage (try not an ooze with delight in this Telegraph review by Tom Mulvihill).
Jade Mountain weddings include a choice of a number of dreamy options for your ceremony including a terrace, beach, colonial plantation, coral reef, waterfall, or mountain sanctuary. The property really does deliver on a dreamy luxe, romantic wedding. Pack your bags for this outstanding destination!
Looking to stay in US territories, but still achieve that magical destination Caribbean wedding? Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort delivers on your destination wedding wildest dreams. Perhaps you’ve seen our recent destination wedding to this property with BBS Groom and Bride Ken & Yolanda.
This property offers unparalleled tranquility with oceanfront views, infinity pools, swim up bars, and nearby activities you know will delight you and your guests. With an outdoor gazebo facing the Caribbean Sea, you are assured you’ll have gorgeous backdrops for your wedding ceremony and reception. Take your first steps down the aisle here without ever even needing a passport!
Looking for a fairytale, princess destination for your “I Dos”? We have you covered! Located in the beautiful, lush Scotland is Cringletie House. This Scottish Baronial Castle, dates back to 1861, and is located on 28 acres, and is just 30 minutes from Edinburgh. Cringletie House offers a true romantic prince and princess experience for brides and grooms, welcoming intimate gatherings, large parties, and same sex weddings. You’ll find yourself at ease amidst the beautiful grounds. Looking for the full Scottish experience? The venue has even been known to deliver on Highland cattle!
This countryside destination is ideal for a couple really looking to enjoy an intimate destination wedding with family and friends. Cringletie House offers 13 beautifully appointed rooms in the main house with available cottages dotting the walled garden. Embrace this unique opportunity to be the lord and lady of the manor on your big day!
Have your heart set on the beauty that is Italy for your vows? Head to Portofino, a fishing village on the Italian Riviera coastline. Seeking a fusion of natural and cultural splendor for your destination wedding? La Cervara – Abbazia di San Girolamo al Monte di Portofino delivers. The Cervara abbey, founded in 1361, offers a grandiose, historical touch to the big day’s events. Guests of the event have an extra privilege: staying in one of the enchanting nine rooms in the main building of the Abbey or in the Saracen Tower. Amidst the backdrop of the gorgeous water, the cloister and gardens provide an exceptionally charming venue for your big day!
Looking to soak up the beautiful blues of the Aegean Sea on your wedding day? The Blue Palace, a luxury resort, delivers on the beauty the Mediterranean is known for. This destination delivers on ambiance and drama for your big event. The resort offers a number of curated vendor options, including custom cake design, floral arrangements, custom dining menus, live music, salon services, and private chapel. Splurge on the inclusion of fireworks and a romantic sunset cruise. This destination really delivers on the luxury “wow” experience for any bride or groom.
Ready to live out your once-in-a-lifetime destination wedding? Do it up big in French Polynesia! Indulge in the luxury that is Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort and Spa. The resort is known for its untouched, pristine beauty; it is located on 17 waterfront acres and offers unspoiled coral reefs and blue lagoons. With 50 luxury over-water bungalows you’ll can be transported to an exotic paradise with your partner. For the lucky few guests invited and willing to make the jaunt, guest accommodations are in thatched-roof Polynesian-style bungalows scattered in lush tropical gardens and across the turquoise water. Guests can stay active and enjoy the natural beauty through activities like kayaking, outrigger canoeing, and catamaran cruises.
Are you wanderlust already? I may or may not have already sent these venues to a to-be-bride friend! :] As always, if you’re looking to book a destination wedding — we love to travel! Our amazing team, along with Adrianne of Traveler’s Q will help ensure your wedding is nothing short of the luxe destination affair you’ve always dreamed up.