Want to have a dream wedding you and your guests will never forget?
We trotted the globe to find the most amazing wedding venues. From the classic to the unexpected, from lakeside views to floating huts and sexy cityscapes, these jaw-dropping properties are the ultimate dream destination wedding locations.
Lake Como, Italy
One of the most glamorous places on earth to get married, pristine Lake Como is surrounded by villas, quaint gardens, and cobblestone streets of towns that have been here for centuries. Weddings take place year-round, and couples have the option of decadent villas like Villa Carlotta, lakeside venues, and historic churches. Some notable Lake Como weddings: John Legend & Chrissy Teigen, Emily Blunt & John Krasinski.
Honeymoon: Venture to the perfectly manicured Castadiva Resort & Spa. Once the home of a world-renowned opera singer and muse, the property perfectly blends old world and new in a romantic lakeside setting, complete with underground spa and floating pool on the Lake. Nothing short of romantic here.
This popular Greek island has been voted one of the most romantic islands in the world and, once you have been, you will know why. The sea surrounds the island, and the views from every point are breathtaking. Toss in quaint whitewashed houses lining the cliff tops, decadent Mediterranean food, and sunsets to die for, and you will know why this place consistently tops the romance charts.
Honeymoon: Check into the ultra-secluded luxury boutique hotel Carpe Diem Hotel & Spa. Nestled into the hillside on the quieter side of the island, the resort features only ten luxury suites, each with private plunge pool and views of the island and the gorgeous Santorini sunsets. This posh getaway has a discreet staff that will make sure your every need is taken care of, including private wine tours, yacht rentals, and reservations at the best restaurants on the island.
The Maldives tops the exotic list of wedding destinations. Situated in the India Ocean, the surreal aquatic landscape consisting of 1,192 coral islands over 90,000 kilometers, is surrounded by shallow teal waters, overwater bungalows and fresh fusion cooking. Unsurpassed luxury and friendly Maldivians await you at every turn, with no request too great.
Honeymoon: Head to one of the first resorts ever built in the Maldives, Baros Maldives. Your personal villa host will make sure your dream honeymoon and every need are taken care of with private dinners on the beach, sensual couples massage treatments, sunset trip to watch the dolphins swim in the wild, and breakfast at The Sandbank, the private sandbar of the resort.
New York, New York
Love the energy and excitement of city life? Get married in the classic, vibrant city of New York. Have a magical wedding at an iconic locations like The Plaza Hotel or Central Park. New York has something for every dream wedding, whether it is small and intimate or over the top luxury.
Honeymoon: For a classically opulent New York honeymoon, opt for the iconic 5-star Plaza Hotel. Experience historic decadence with service that has been carefully crafted throughout the years, since its opening in 1907 on the storied corner of 5th Avenue and Central Park South. The hotel has seen its fair share of dignitaries, presidents, celebrities, and socialites as one of the most notable properties in the world.