As an engaged couple, one of the first and most important decisions that you will make is to determine where you would want your wedding to take place. While many pairs choose to host the occasion in a place that is special to them (like a place they grew up in or where they first met) many have also aspired to get their dream destination wedding to come to life.

With so many possible locations around the world to choose from, decision-making will be hard, to say the least. Whether you’re dreaming of a tropical getaway or a festive, colourful celebration in Europe, keep reading as we help you decide on which dream wedding destination you should go for.

Bali

Alila Villas Uluwatu, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

The enchanting waters and breathtaking scenery is what beautiful Bali is all about. This place oozes with charm and has an abundance of picturesque resorts and luxury villas lined up along the coastline, the more popular locations are in Seminyak and Uluwatu.

The best time to plan out a holiday in Bali is between May and August, during the dry season. These months are slightly cooler and experience lesser rainfall compared to the other months, making it ideal for an outdoor wedding.

Italy

Villa Gamberaia in Tuscany, Italy

Italy is famous for its romantic perceptions and is loved by almost every couple in the world! Whether you choose to have your wedding in the beaches of Capri, the rustic houses in Tuscany or the classic romance of Rome, you can never go wrong with this wedding destination.

No matter where you choose to get wed in Italy, you’ll have an amazing experience with their abundance of wine and catering options.

New Zealand

Chest Peak in the Southern Alps of New Zealand

Truth be told, there isn’t a single place in this country that doesn’t offer natural beauty in some form. From charming vineyards to mountain lookouts, there’s no shortage of stunning spots to tie the knot. Due to the short distance, New Zealand is also the most accessible venue location for your nearest and dearest friends and family, with the least amount of travel time.

Hawaii

Haiku Mill at Maui, Hawaii, USA

The warm, friendly culture of Hawaii is the perfect setting for a more laid back wedding vibe. Oahu, Maui and Kauai are just some of the beautiful islands to choose from, with each location offering something unique. Since Hawaii is such a popular wedding hotspot, there will always be plenty of activities and things to keep guests occupied.

Paris

Paris, France

An oldie, but a goodie: Paris (also known as “The City of Love”) is very much synonymous with romance. The place offers various picturesque backdrops, be it gothic churches to the ever so iconic La Tour Eiffel or Eiffel Tower.

You’ll be surprised of how much this place has to offer. Be spellbound with beautiful Parisian wedding venues, the architecture, gastronomic adventures and just get inspired with romanticism and love all around.

Greece

Santorini, Greece

We’re rounding up this list with everyone’s dream wedding location – Greece! With amazing sunsets and idyllic landscapes, Greece is the perfect spot for a European Wedding. Greece is a destination for all tastes and budgets, for the wedding couple and their guests. The perks of an all-in-one wedding and honeymoon destination are plenty and this includes living life to the extreme.

Hosting your big day abroad may require a little bit more planning and action. But, wherever you choose to get hitched make sure to do thorough research and touch base with local authorities for further clarifications. At the end of the day, destination weddings are a great way to celebrate with your closest friends and family. So simply choose the location, do your research and enjoy the rest of your trip!

Looking for a destination wedding photographer?

At Pepper Image, we want to be there for our clients both near and far. Whether you’re planning a wedding in a beautiful, tropical island or a location with a scenic landscape, we are always more than willing to accommodate your destination trip wherever it may take us. Book us today!

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