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Top 10 Hottest Wedding Destinations Around The World

Date Added: 10/01/2017

Byron Bay, NSW

Byron Bay has a well-earned reputation for its unspoilt beaches, beautiful natural landscape and laidback charm, making it one of the best destinations in the world to hold a beautiful, outdoor wedding. Have your wedding ceremony on a pristine beach and then stroll over the sand dunes to your reception venue. Barefoot at Broken Head organise sophisticated beach weddings in the area. Or choose a venue in the hinterland region, where your guests will be blown away by the amazing scenery. Horizon is the ultimate space if you want a vintage style country wedding surrounded by nature. 

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Yarra Valley, Victoria 

If you’re looking for a destination that has old-world style and also gives you the opportunity to have a fun countryside wedding, then consider the Yarra Valley. The region is home to world-class vineyards, wineries and restaurants and it’s only an hour outside of Melbourne. There are so many venues to choose from, but Stones is a favourite. With beautiful rustic spaces at your disposal including a perfectly restored chapel, it’s the perfect backdrop for a glamourous vintage wedding. There are plenty of options for different ceremony and reception venues in the area so the wedding planning process will be a breeze, and there’s so much to do that you know your guests will be entertained for days.  

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia 

There’s something about an island wedding that feels especially intimate and romantic. If that’s what you’re looking for, then you cannot do better than Kangaroo Island off the coast of South Australia. The island has become a wedding hotspot because it offers one of the most unique, remote and exclusive wedding venues in the world. It’s home to a huge range of native wildlife, immaculate beaches and natural beauty so your wedding photos are guaranteed to be stunning. The luxury Southern Ocean Lodge will give you the perfect venue, and you can spend your honeymoon wandering the local area and getting swept up in the beauty of the place.  

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Wanaka, New Zealand 

Everyone knows that New Zealand has some of the most magnificent scenery in the world, so why not capitalise on those views for your special day? Picture getting married on a mountain peak, surrounded by snow-capped mountains. It makes for a stunning wedding setting, and a wedding in Wanaka on the South Island can make this ideal backdrop a reality. Wedding planners like Boutique Weddings New Zealand offer customisable packages that will give you a truly beautiful, unique and exciting experience. They’ll even include helicopter rides to ensure you have the most incredible wedding photos. Plus, if you’re dreaming of getting married overseas but don’t want to lose a day travelling, New Zealand is your perfect international destination. 

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Ubud, Bali 

Forget about the tourist hotspots and you’ll discover some of the hottest wedding destinations in the world in Bali. In Ubud, you’ll find the boutique Bambu Indah hotel which offers a truly unique and unforgettable tropical location for your wedding. Surrounded by lush rainforest, you can get married on a beautiful stone walkway in the middle of a river. Or try Kamandalu Resort (also in Ubud) where you can opt for a more traditional Balinese Royal Wedding package, and have a wedding experience steeped in the local culture. As an extra bonus, Bali is still one of the most affordable wedding destinations, so you can afford to stay and honeymoon for longer. 


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Dubrovnik, Croatia

If your dream wedding involves a fairy-tale style medieval city, Mediterranean sunsets and glorious ocean views then Dubrovnik, Croatia is the perfect wedding destination for you. Set on the Adriatic Sea, with a historical Old City that looks like the set of a Disney movie (complete with marble streets and 16th century walls) Dubrovnik is the ultimate romantic destination. For a venue, you can’t beat the Grand Villa Argentina, a five-star hotel with some of the best sunset views you’ll find anywhere.  Wedding planners like Do You Wed Me cater especially for international destination weddings and offer wedding packages look after every last detail for you, making the planning process almost too easy. 

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County Clare, Ireland 

There’s something magical about Ireland, with its lush green forests, rolling fields and friendly locals everywhere you go. So why not make your wedding extra magical and have it in an Irish castle? Ireland is dotted with old manor houses and castles that are some of the most impressive and luxurious wedding destinations in the world. Dromoland Castle in County Clare is an ideal choice, with walled gardens, manicured lawns and sumptuous indoor spaces you’ll feel like a royal. The castle also operates as a hotel so you and your guests can stay for the night and have a wedding reception party that lives up to the finest Irish traditions. 

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Tuscany, Italy

Dreamy villas, endless sunshine and some of the best food and wine in the world make Tuscany one of the ultimate wedding destinations. Set in central Italy, Tuscany is a region known for its beautiful scenery and architecture as well as its relaxed and friendly local culture. There are a huge range of beautiful hotels and villas that would make the perfect backdrop for a rustic, stylish and romantic wedding. If you need some assistance planning the finer details, Weddings in Tuscany can help. They offer tailored services and packages that will make your wedding look exactly how you always imagined it.  

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Fun, bright and endlessly fascinating, Mexico makes for an incredible wedding destination. Instead of the ever-popular beach wedding, the latest hot destination for a Mexican wedding is in San Miguel de Allende. It’s a city known and loved for its colourful Spanish-era architecture and bustling arts and culture scene. Get married in one of the many truly stunning churches, or in a gorgeous traditional hotel like the Antigua Villa Santa Monica. If you’re in need of a local wedding planner, San Miguel Weddings is your best bet, they’ll look after everything for you so your day is picture perfect. 

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Nevada, USA

Lots of people get married in Las Vegas, but if your style is a little less about flashing neon lights and more about stunning natural beauty just head out to the surrounding desert for one of the prettiest, and most unique wedding destinations imaginable. You can find wedding planners who specialise in organising the perfect desert wedding for you, like Las Vegas Luv Bug who plan weddings in the incredible Valley of Fire. Your guests will love the adventure element and everyone can still party on for days in nearby Las Vegas.  

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