Destination weddings have gained huge popularity in recent years. They are a perfect way to crown a couple’s love in a stunningly beautiful place together with their close ones. A wedding is one of the few special days in every person’s life and that’s why you should consider all the details concerning the wedding and the honeymoon carefully. Check out the top destination wedding locations for 2020.
Santorini definitely takes up a place on the list of top wedding destinations for 2020. Santorini became a popular tourist and wedding destination in the 1980s when National Geographic shot there. And it has been a trend ever since. Santorini is a tiny island in the middle of the Mediterranean featuring picturesque villages and small rural churches. It is a perfect place for a European destination wedding.
The locals are very friendly and it is especially easy to get married if you’re a Greek Orthodox, obviously. It is best to reach Santorini by plane but you can also use a ferry. All your guests can stay on the island and even though it’s a small island, you’ll have everything you need there.
So, you can relax and enjoy your wedding with your close friends and family members. Another advantage of this Greek island is that it was named the top honeymoon spot, so you can extend your stay on the island and enjoy your honeymoon as well.
Hawaii is yet another wedding favourite. As many people already know, Hawaii offers beautiful beaches and romantic resorts to enjoy while tying the knot. There are seven islands there to choose from and all of them feature spectacular scenery.
Our recommendation for those who love nature and adventure is definitely Kauai. Hawaii has been on the top wedding and honeymoon destinations list for years and it is likely that it’s going to stay like that for years to come.
One of the most romantic destinations you can opt for when it comes to your wedding is definitely the mindful and peaceful island of Bali. Bali is abundant in mountains and volcanoes to which it owes its agricultural prosperity and abundance of fresh ingredients which are a base for Balinese cuisine.
The island is famous for beautiful sandy beaches and colourful coral reefs bursting with animal and plant life. The peaceful waters of Bali with their rich marine wildlife can be explored by private charters. Experts at Your Bali Wedding offer full wedding packages including the venue, floral arrangements, food and beverages, photographers, so your only job is to sit back and enjoy your wedding ceremony and party afterward, maybe even your honeymoon.
Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park
When talking about fairytale-like weddings, the Canadian Banff National Park is the place to start. It is one of the most stunning places in the world with its picturesque scenery.
The National Park features buzzing springs and blue glacial lakes surrounded by pristine mountains perfect for your big day. You can get married there all year-round, even though some of the destinations are closed during winter.
Bora Bora is a small French Polynesian island featuring white sandy beaches and crystal clear blue water. If you wish to have a small private wedding, this is a perfect destination for you. The best transportation on the island is by boat, and that’s why transportation could be a problem for large groups of people.
Nevertheless, the island offers everything you need to have a perfect wedding. And the photos you can take on the island – WOW! If you decide to have your wedding on Bora Bora, you are sure to have a unique and memorable wedding. Bora Bora is also a trending honeymoon spot because of its romantic beauty.
Thailand aka the Land of Smiles is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. Bustling cities with a rich history and culture, serene white sand beaches and spectacular rocks peeking from the ocean give Thailand a special vibe.
It features many idyllic destinations where you can get married and crown your love forever. Moreover, you can choose another destination from many to be your honeymoon.
Antigua is a poetic island in the Caribbean for which the locals claim it has 365 beaches, one for every day of the year. It is a safe place generally easy to explore by car. There are many options for renting a car, so don’t worry about not having your own car there.
Antigua is an all-inclusive destination, so you are sure to have an exclusive wedding that you are to remember for the rest of your life. Places you can stay in on the island include romantic cottages, where some of them feature their own plunge pools. The island also includes two infinity pools you can relax in.
As your wedding is a very special day in your life, you should consider all the details carefully. With careful considerations and planning, your wedding day is bound to be one of the most beautiful days in your life you are sure to remember. Add the honeymoon on top of it, and voila – you’ll have something to tell your grandchildren about.
Contributed by Daria Winters a writer in Melbourne, Australia