Awe Inspiring Destination Wedding Venues

In large part because of the events over the last two years, many engaged couples have opted to recite their vows and celebrate with family and close friends in as much privacy as possible. Here are some of the world’s most secluded destination wedding venues.

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Perched on an ancient cliff-top above the azure Aegean Sea, Grace Hotel, Auberge Resorts Collection, Santorini, Greece, provides an ethereal coastal setting for exchanging your vows. Along with this highly personalized approach, Grace Hotel entices couples with a dramatic cliff-side location. Exchanging vows on the terrace of the largest villa in the Cyclades Islands is just one of the options. From welcome drinks to farewell brunch, the resort’s alchemy gives each wedding event special meaning in its own distinctive setting. Treat your bridal party to lunch on a cliff-top platform set over the Aegean Sea. Thousands of square feet of outdoor and indoor space exude Greek elegance and relaxed sophistication, allowing the resort to host events without repetition. Expansive views along with themed menus that incorporate the best local, seasonal produce and freshest catch make this a memorable setting.

At Florblanca Resort, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, couples can embrace the sunshine and sand of Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula, celebrating their love in one of the world’s five “Blue Zones,” while exploring the wide open spaces of a lush tropical paradise. Tucked between a white sand beach and rainforest, the eco-luxe resort offers 11 standalone villas. From May to November, Costa Rica’s famed “Green Season” takes over. Lush foliage and flowers bloom, wildlife thrives, and crowds dwindle, creating the perfect natural setting to indulge in beautiful seclusion for continued social distancing. The private setting of Florblanca, natural beauty of Costa Rica, and romantic villas combine to make this an enchanting destination for intimate weddings. Rather than offering set packages, couples pick and choose the services they desire, making each Florblanca wedding unique.

At Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico, private villas and beach homes provide a seamless way for wedding groups to experience the destination with all of the resort’s amenities and service. The three, four and five- bedroom hacienda-style villas and private beach homes offer unparalleled privacy, personalized service and spacious layouts. Features include private pools, patios and grilling areas, as well as daily access to a personal host, who is dedicated to taking care of every detail throughout guests’ stay. Let your ceremony unfold in your own hidden paradise at the edge of the Pacific Ocean. The resort is surrounded by lush vegetation and seaside cliffs, resulting in an ideal place to celebrate your love. From unspoiled Cuevas Beach to a dramatic cliff-side rock formation, the collection of outdoor and indoor event spaces captures the natural beauty of the country.

Couples searching for a low density and remote Caribbean hideaway with new private villas should consider Bequia Beach Hotel, Friendship Beach, Bequia. At just seven square miles with about 5,000 residents, there are no traffic lights, no neon signs, no chain hotels or restaurants, no golf course and no gated communities. Bequia, a sun drenched little island in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, offers an abundance of natural beauty, pristine sandy beaches, lush green hillsides and a magnificent natural harbor filled with turquoise blue waters. The wedding venues include the most idyllic settings, combined with a passionate team of perfectionists, all seasoned to your personal taste. Couples can choose from a villa with private pool, a cottage that overlooks the lush gardens or junior plantation suite.

Stratton Mountain Vermont is one of the most picturesque ski areas in the country, where the natural beauty of this majestic setting provides an ideal backdrop for your wedding. Surrounded by the lush green of summer or the brilliant colors of fall foliage, weddings in Vermont are always picture perfect. Although June and September are the favorite months for weddings, ski enthusiasts can opt for a winter ceremony. Sites include a mountainside Chapel of the Snows, Vermont Commons, and a truly stunning summit deck accessed by the gondola, with views clear across four states. The premier venue on property for receptions is Timberhall located in the Stratton Mountain Club. Grizzly’s in the Base Lodge provides a fun mountain atmosphere with amazing mountain views. Activities that are available for the wedding party and guests in the non-winter months are gondola rides, hiking, golf, yoga, tennis, paddleboard, ATV tours and paintball.

A storied destination for romantic getaways, Chatham Bars Inn, Cape Cod, first opened as a luxury hunting lodge for wealthy Bostonians in 1914. Ideally located on the sands of Chatham Bars Inn Resort and Spa’s quarter-mile private beach, the Octagon House is ideal for small groups seeking the finest accommodations on Cape Cod. The Atlantic Ocean takes center stage for a waterfront wedding venue, serving as an intriguing and ever-changing backdrop for your big day. From intimate affairs on the beach to expansive tented celebrations, you’ll have your choice of environment as well as access to the private beach and the Inn’s fleet of boats. Whether you are hosting a reception in the upscale Harbor Room or a toes-in-the-sand oceanfront summer clambake, the Inn can customize your big day.

 

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