A destination wedding in another country is the perfect way to make your special day even more unforgettable. However, with the whole world to choose from it can be difficult to pick the perfect location.
With many weddings on hold because of the coronavirus outbreak, we look ahead to 2021 and some top luxury wedding destinations that combine natural beauty with the best quality amenities on offer.
Here are the top five luxury destination weddings recommended by experienced luxury wedding planner Matthew Oliver.
Napa Valley, California
Napa Valley is a wine-growing region in California renowned for romance and 5-star venues, making it an ideal destination for a luxury wedding.
With year-round sunshine and vineyards set on rolling hills, Napa Valley is a spectacular setting for an outdoor wedding. The region is also famous for its gastronomic delights – known specifically for its fresh produce, Michelin-star restaurants whilst you’ll also be able to sample some of the world’s best sparkling wines!
Bavaria is traditional Germany at its finest – home to mountains, alpine lakes and grand palaces and historic buildings.
If you want to experience ultimate luxury and German culture, a castle or palace is the ideal setting for your big day. For a storybook fairytale wedding, it can’t get more magical than a German castle with a backdrop of snow-capped mountains and glacial lakes – truly breathtaking!
Kyoto is one of Japan’s most iconic cities thanks to its traditional shrines and temples, enduring geisha culture and peaceful Zen gardens. For a peaceful and luxurious experience, a world away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, Kyoto is the perfect choice for a beautiful destination wedding.
Kyoto’s multiple UNESCO World Heritage listed shrines such as the Kamigamo shrine are always a focus for tourists, with some offering the option for wedding ceremonies as well. This unforgettable city is also popular for its abundant spring cherry blossoms – and what better symbol to start your romantic journey with your partner than the fresh buds of Spring?
For a wedding fit for royalty, Jaipur is the perfect choice. Desert forts and opulent palaces make Jaipur a much-loved destination for couples looking to experience India’s rich culture whilst retaining a high-end lifestyle.
Also known as the “Pink City” because of its distinctive rose-coloured architecture, Jaipur is a historic destination that is the perfect fit for a romantic luxury wedding. Still home to Indian royalty, let Jaipur be home to your fantasy regal wedding…
This world-famous Greek island is much-loved by Instagram influencers and celebrities thank to its white sandy beaches, lively nightlife and picturesque whitewashed Greek villages. This gem of the Cyclades has a wealth of options when it comes to luxury resorts, offering the very best accommodation and hospitality imaginable.
The endless vistas over the ocean have inspired writers and artists for thousands of years, and what better place to write the most important chapter in your own personal history?