Getting married abroad is a great way to keep the guest list small and remove some of the stress of planning your wedding. There are so many beautiful places in the world it can be hard to make a decision about where to choose to go. Do you want to go somewhere unusual and remote? Or would you prefer somewhere closer to home? Here are 5 incredible wedding destinations to help you make up your mind.
Kerela is a beautiful state in southwest India and it is a fabulous place for a destination wedding. There are several different stunning areas where you can celebrate your nuptials. You can get married at one of the many luxury resorts in Kerala surrounded by stunning scenery. You can get married on a houseboat in the scenic backwaters with your closest friends and family cruising as well.
If you’d prefer a beach wedding you are in luck because Kerala has many stunning beaches, so you can tie the knot with the waves of the Arabian Sea crashing behind you. You could have your ceremony on top of a hill station with the lush vegetation of this gorgeous state on display all around you. The food in Kerela is also amazing so be sure to indulge as much as you can.
Santa Monica, California
Santa Monica is less than 15km from Los Angeles International Airport and it is a great destination for a wedding because the weather is always sunny, the beach is amazing and there is plenty for all your guests to do. You can get married on the public beach without a permit but there are a lot of rules that you must follow. There are plenty of great venues like hotels, resorts, and restaurants that are on the beach that are great for weddings though.
Lapland, Finland is a wonderful place for a destination wedding in the snow. You can get married just outside of Rovaniemi at the Chapel of the Arctic Snow Hotel. For something even more magical, you can get married deep in the forest at an ice castle or you can head to the Northern Lights House at the top of the Fell with an amazing view of the forest. A snowy backdrop will provide you with beautiful photos that you will treasure for the rest of your life.
Paphos is a great place for a destination wedding because it is said to be the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. There are thousands of couples from all over the world that head to this beautiful destination where the weather is always beautiful and you can get inexpensive wedding packages. You can get married on a beach, at a resort, or you can head out to sea to say “I do”.
Thailand is an amazing place for a wedding and there are plenty of resorts that will look after all of the details for you including legal matters, hair and makeup on the big day. You can get married in the jungle or on a stunning white beach with the ocean as your backdrop. Phuket and Koh Samui are just two of the beautiful places you can head in Thailand to tie the knot.