Are you aware that your wedding venue actually dictates a lot of important wedding details? Starting from the number of guests that the place will fit, to the decor and even your wedding dress and shoes.
A wedding at the beach would require the whole look to be natural and easy-going. You certainly can’t wear a glamorous wedding dress and high heels, right? On the other hand, if you choose an indoor luxury venue, it’ll be all about sparking from head to toe.
In this article, we have compiled a list of the top wedding venues around the world. Read on to find out which one will be the best place to host the happiest day of your life!
1. Rose Hall Great House (Montego Bay, Jamaica)
Immerse yourself into the culture, history and legendary tales a place like Rose Hall has to offer! It is a mansion situated in Montego Bay, Jamaica that will amaze you with its history and beauty. It is surrounded by lush green landscapes, breathtaking panoramas, waterfalls and historic ruins which make it the perfect location for your dream wedding.
The mansion offers a team of expert wedding planners that will ensure that your special day runs smoothly. According to Rose Hall, twenty years of experience in organizing events are responsible for producing unique weddings, satisfying any taste. Who wouldn’t like a mix of tropical climate and ancient history?
2. Villa Balbiano (Ossuccio, Italy)
Located just outside the charming commune Lenno, Villa Balbiano is an Italian gem and one of the ultimate locations for a wedding. It’s right next to the stunning Lake Como. This exceptional historical Villa features beautifully decorated lakeside lawns, collection of period furniture, crystal chandeliers, an indoor and outdoor pool and its own private pier. The property is listed as one of the most esteemed venues in Italy. It once belonged to the prominent Cardinal Tolomeo Gallio, who used Villa Balbiano as his main residence.
3. Foxfire La Collina (Mt. Tremper, New York)
Foxfire Mountain House is a bohemian and relaxed property situated on ten private acres. It has a pond, pool, bonfire area, and a rustic outdoor pavilion. So, you can choose your spot to enjoy under the stars. This one-of-a-kind inn has a stone fireplace with sheepskin rugs and vintage velvet and leather sofas perfect for resting after a long trip. Foxfire also has 11 guest rooms, each equipped with white linen beddings on wood beds, specially made by a local carpenter. With its long Moroccan-tiled veranda It is also a perfect setting for intimate weddings or private celebrations.
4. The Historic Royal Palaces (London, England)
The Historic Royal Palaces is an organization that takes care of the unoccupied royal palaces in the UK and yes, you can get married in one of them. Each venue is one-of-a-kind, with stunning formal gardens and exquisite cobbled courtyards just outside London or in the city.
- Hampton Court Palace is one of the most elegant wedding venues that this country has to offer. This spectacular Tudor palace has acres of beautiful, green gardens which makes it the perfect setting for an outdoor day.
- Banqueting House is another perfect venue for your wedding, where you will see the glorious ceiling painted by the famous Flemish artist, Sir Peter Paul Rubens. This venue also has an elegant entry hall with spectacular pillars and glittering chandeliers.
- One of London’s exclusive wedding venues is Kensington Palace, which is still home to British royalty and that’s why it has a limited number of events per year.
If you seek luxury then choose a royal palace for a royal wedding!
5. Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc (Antibes, France)
The 5-star Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc is an exquisite place set among vast acres of pine trees and pristine coastline. If you are a culture and art lover, look no further, because this is the right option for you. This property has a luxurious collection of rooms, suites, and villas. To add up to the elegant style, there is an infinity pool and a diving board into the ocean, and extravagant event spaces with beautiful picturesque views. It dates back to 1870 when it was a famous retreat for many artists.
6. Ballyfin (Laois, Ireland)
Ballyfin is a luxury country house and a living work of art. It’s in the heart of Ireland’s countryside and is known as one of the most gorgeous Georgian homes in the country. Situated on 600 wooded and meadow acres, Ballyfin offers 15 rooms and an ideal venue that is perfect for small and intimate weddings where it can fit up to 50 guests. At this exquisite place, you’ll find no distractions, just pure romance, history, and style.
7. The Barn at Avington (Hampshire, England)
The Barn at Avington is an ideal wedding venue for garden party-themed nuptials. Situated on a working farm near Hampshire, it has a stunning peaceful location and is surrounded by the 500-acre farm. It is a truly special place! You can also get an event manager and a big team that will help you create and plan your dream wedding.
8. St. Regis (Abu Dhabi, UAE)
The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi is one of the most authentic Arabic places where you can host an unforgettable celebration. It has a Mediterranean-inspired style with a captivating location, stunning white beach with crystal clear blue waters.
The resort offers a 3,000-square-meter regal ballroom with a breathtaking ocean view terrace. It’s perfect for a big wedding since it can accommodate up to 1000 guests for receptions and 650 guests for seated banquets. If you aren’t afraid of heights and you want a more intimate setting for your special day, the most exquisite venue that you can book is the property’s helipad located 49 stories up which can accommodate up to 20 guests.
9. The Ruined Abbey at Painshill (Cobham, United Kingdom)
If you are a Game of Thrones fan, you will definitely like this property. It is a truly beautiful place surrounded by perfectly-manicured greenery. The property includes a Gothic temple, a Chinese bridge, a ruined abbey, vineyard, a remarkable grotto, and a walled garden. The Gothic temple is a great architectural feature that represents the Augustan phase of the Serpentine style where many couples take wedding photos.
We hope that we have helped you narrow down the choices when it comes to a wedding venue. You won’t be mistaken if you choose any of the venues we have listed above.