A wedding is no doubt an exciting and special ceremony between two people who have decided to commit to one another for the rest of their lives. It’s a pretty big deal, and sometimes getting hitched in your home town just doesn’t cut it. After all, it’s a day you’ll be looking back on for years to come. So if you’ve been dreaming of a destination wedding since your engagement–or just want to plan ahead for when you do plan on saying ‘I do’— here’s a look at some of the most scenic destination wedding venues across the globe to tie the knot.
Scenic Destination Wedding Venues #5 – Villa Nicolai: Spain
Villa Nicolai is a villa in Spain that has the perfect view overlooking the Spanish mountains and coastline. You can listen to the lulling sounds of the ocean as you and your partner exchange your vows, while gazing up Spain’s mountaintops. The villa also an infinity pool and a spacious terrace, able to seat 150 guests.
Scenic Destination Wedding Venues #4 – Masai Mara: Kenya
Animal lovers—and individuals unopposed to a 16-hour plane ride—can get married at one of the most unique, colorful, and lively places in the world. Maasai Mara is a nature reserve based in Kenya. It spans acres of vast grasslands, housing some of the most exotic animals in the world. Masai Mara has been named one of the top wildlife destinations in Africa. You’ll be surrounded by nature the way it was intended to be experienced—raw and untamed.
Scenic Destination Wedding Venues #3 – Kinsterna Mansion: Greece
The Kinsterna Mansion located in Laconia, Greece caters to the bride looking for a fairy-tale-worthy wedding. It’s a historic mansion that will sweep you and your guests off their feet.
It’s been best described as a peaceful and serene paradise filled with olive trees and orange groves.
#2 – Almafi Coast: Italy
Nothing beats a beach wedding.
Except for maybe an Italian beach wedding.
The Almafi coast is located on the southern coast of this romantic European country. Many venues and grand hotels line the coastline, so you’ll have many options to chose from. The Palumbo Hotel is one venue with it’s own garden and offers a picturesque view of those bright blue waves and white sandy beaches.
Italy is usually at the top of everyone’s bucket list, so getting married there just makes sense, right?
#1 – The Kyoto Northern Church: Japan
Tucked away behind lush greenery, this church has been compared got etting married in what can be best described as a fantastical Tolkien-inspired wonderland. Kyoto is a beautiful city in Japan, teeming with cherry blossoms, temples, and rich Japanese culture.
Kyoto is a bit quieter than the hustling and bustling city of Tokyo, making it the perfect destination for a more low-key wedding.