While many people decide to get married in their hometown, others decide to go off on a unique experience and get married in another country or city.
Over the past few years, having a destination wedding has become a popular choice among Arab brides and grooms; many are choosing to have their wedding in a beautiful destination surrounded by their close friends and family.
A destination wedding will give you new experiences with your family and friends and it will even give you a chance to kick off your honeymoon immediately after.
Read 10 Steps to Planning a Destination Wedding Like a Pro before you jump off to plan a destination wedding.
Australia-based media group, Indian Links, which covers many Indian-related topics, has picked 7 Wedding Destinations that it says will be in high demand in 2020.
These include predictable destinations that have been trending for some time, eg Santorini, and other off beaten destinations such as Cook Island.
Santorini is not only one of the most popular honeymoon and touristic destinations, but it has also become one of the top wedding destinations!
Santorini is located in Greece, in the middle of the Mediterranean sea, it is charming and surrounded by beautiful old villages and churches.
Imagine having your dream wedding under a breathtaking sunset, and surrounded by the deep blue sea - nothing is more romantic!
Santorini is filled with wonderful wedding venues, such as an 18th-century sailing ship, traditional wineries, luxurious yachts, beautiful hotels, magnificent beaches, and many other stunning locations. If you are planning on starting your honeymoon there, here are some things you can do in Santorini on your honeymoon!
Nothing is more unique and romantic than a wedding in Hawaii! Imagine getting married at one of the most beautiful places on earth, formed from undersea volcanoes.
Hawaii has jagged mountain spires, active volcanoes, rural farmland, lush waterfalls, and sweeping canyons. The beaches in Hawaii are also breathtaking and perfect for any destination wedding. There are beautiful beaches on each island where you can have a wonderful destination wedding.
More than 20,000 weddings take place in Hawaii every year.
Phuket is a rain forested mountainous island in the Andaman Sea in Thailand. It has some of Thailand’s most popular beaches, mainly situated along the clear blue waters of the western shore. The tropical climate, stunning scenery and great value accommodation are definite benefits that make this Thai destination so popular among Asian and Indian couples.
Also read: "Your Honeymoon Guide to Phuket"
Bora Bora is a small South Pacific island northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia. Surrounded by sand-fringed islets and a turquoise lagoon protected by a coral reef, it’s known for its scuba diving. It's also a popular luxury resort destination where some guest bungalows are perched over the water on stilts.
With romantic thatched-roof huts dotting the lagoon waters in small colonies and lush tropical forests, there is a luxurious and understated elegance to Bora Bora destination weddings.
The Cook Islands is a nation in the South Pacific.
Get married surrounded by crystal clear lagoons in a relaxed ambience. the Cook Islands make it an easy choice when it comes to saying “I do”. Nothing is more romantic than getting married on breathtaking white sandy beaches.
Couples can get married on the main island of Rarotonga or the lagoon island of Aitutaki.
Udaipur is a city in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. It’s set around a series of artificial lakes and is known for its lavish royal residences. City Palace, overlooking Lake Pichola, is a monumental complex of 11 palaces, courtyards and gardens, famed for its intricate peacock mosaics.
From palatial properties, scenic lakes to mouth-watering authentic cuisines, Udaipur has it all; making this city the perfect choice for couples looking for a destination wedding. Elegant palaces, alluring royalty, and rich culture add to the charm of this city that hosts some of the oldest and grandest properties in India. This city is beautiful throughout the year, though the ideal time to plan a wedding in Udaipur would be from September to March, as the weather is absolutely pleasant during this period.
New Zealand is known for it beautiful landscapes and amazing weather, summers in New Zealand are warm and beautiful, fall in New Zealand is colorful and beautiful, while during the winter you will enjoy the breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountain backdrop.
New Zealand is a stunning, fantastical place no matter the season and there’s something for every couple. New Zealand also offers many small, cozy venues if an intimate wedding for a few family and friends is what you desire. There are no limits to locations and settings for your New Zealand destination wedding!