Destination Wedding Locations

Want to have a fantastic destination wedding but have no idea about the best destination wedding locations? No worries, we have curated some of the best wedding locations and destination wedding venues from around the world right here. 

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Once a bride and groom decide on having a destination wedding, they have to decide on a city or location where they want their wedding to take place; there are so many amazing and beautiful destination wedding locations around the world that choosing one is never easy. 

To help you choose the perfect destination wedding location that is right for you, we will be sharing some of the best places for destination weddings and best destination wedding locations, such as the top beach wedding destinations, as many couples opting for a destination wedding prefer somewhere close to the beach. 

We will be featuring destinations in the Middle East and close to it that are quite popular locations for destination weddings such as Greece, Cyprus, and Turkey, as well as, far away destinations including Florida destination weddings, Hawaii destination wedding, and Mexico destination wedding. We will also be zooming in on specific venues highlighting their strengths in destination weddings and interviewing specialists at these locations to help you select the best one for you and your wedding guests. 

In summer, the best destination wedding locations include several European cities and islands that are popular among couples in the Middle East. These include Greece and many of its beautiful islands such as Santorini and Mykonos, in addition to Athens. Read: Reasons to Have Your Destination Wedding in Rhodes. Cyprus and Turkey are also popular destinations in the summer due to their proximity to the region. In Cyprus, Limassol, Paphos and Ayia Napa are popular wedding destinations, while in Turkey, Istanbul, Bodrum, and Antalya are among the more popular destination wedding locations in the country.

Further away from the Middle East, Italy tops the list of favorite destinations for weddings among couples in the Middle East.  Italy is the ideal wedding destination in so many ways; ancient history, beautiful nature, delicious cuisine, magnificent art, and music, lovely weather... to name a few. Whether it is Lake Como, the Amalfi Coast, Tuscany, the Italian Riviera, Umbria, Apulia, Sicily... or elsewhere in Italy, the charming beauty of the country will leave your wedding guests in awe.  

If you prefer to have your destination wedding in the Middle East, there are many good options, but make sure that you pick your destination wedding location according to the best times of the year. Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Muscat, Salalah, and Manama are very popular wedding destinations in the Gulf, but they are best for the winter season. If you plan on getting married between October and April, these Gulf cities are very good options. On the other hand, if you are having a summer wedding, then Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt are your best bet. 

For other destination wedding ideas visit this section to get the latest tips, trends, and advice on planning a destination wedding. 


Here are 4 tips to help you plan your dream destination wedding:

  1. Book a wedding planner: You will need a wedding planner in the country you are getting married in, especially if you don’t speak their language or know their laws.
  2. Choose the right weather: Make sure of the weather conditions at your wedding destination before you book anything.
  3. Choose the right destination: Choose a country that is easy to travel to, in terms of flight duration and prices. Remember, not all guests are coming to stay a week and not all guests can afford a fancy trip.
  4. Inform your guests with details: Create a fact sheet that your guests will find useful or a wedding website. Include the official papers that need to be prepared, such as shots they should take, your wedding time, dress code, accommodation details, and travel options. If you are creating your own website, make sure to include this information in it.
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