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Ten Breath-Taking Wedding Destinations

With thousands of weddings postponed due to Covid, make up for it with an unforgettable wedding venue.


Once international borders reopen, experts predict a rush of couples wanting to sign their nuptials in a special way. Whether it's a major event for 500 guests or you're quietly eloping with your soulmate, here we profile ten of the most stunning wedding destinations to say 'I do'.

Nihiwatu, Indonesia

Best For: Wild-at-heart nature lovers

Located on the Indonesian island of Sumba, a short flight from Bali, this magical resort is steeped in dense rainforest. Wake up to exotic birdsong, ride down the pristine beaches on horseback and say your vows on a clifftop overlooking the ocean. Village priests will lead the ceremony, which includes cultural beliefs such as chewing local Betel nut, a marriage ritual symbolizing the sealing of the union, similar to the exchanging of rings. Other features such as Sumbanese wedding garments, an animal sacrifice, a ceremonial march of horses or water buffalo, fire dancers, and more may be incorporated for an authentic, and euphoric, Sumbanese celebration.

The resort can cater to up to 80 guests in 43 rooms.

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Château La Coste, South of France

Best For: Art Aficionados

This Provençal hotel and vineyard in Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade is synonymous with an incredible outdoor art and architecture collection. A backdrop of breathtaking masterpieces are peppered liberally all over the estate, ranging from Tadao Ando, Ai Wei Wei, Sophie Calle, Tracey Emin, Richard Serra and Louise Bourgeois. Say your vows beneath Paul Matisse's solemn Meditation Bell, then enjoy your wedding feast in the dappled shadow of this iconic Frank O. Gehry sculpture.

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Soneva Jani, Maldives

Best For: Sun-and-sea worshippers

Located on the island of Medhufaru in the Noonu Atoll, Soneva Jani is an archipelago set within a 5.6km private lagoon. Azure crystal clear waters lap pristine beaches edged with lush tropical greenery. With overwater villas featuring waterslides into the sea and retracting roofs, this is a desert island getaway combined with the ultimate luxury.

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Cheval Blanc St-Tropez, France

Best For: Secret Bohemians

This luxury hotel on the French Riviera pays homage to its Bohemian roots. Cradled by century-old pines, the historical Terracotta-tiled palace overlooks the vivid blues of the Mediterranean. Triple Michelin Star Chef Arnaud Donckele captivates palates with an alchemy of fresh local flavours.

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Oetker Collection - Château Saint-Martin & Spa, France

Best For: True Romantics

Surrounded by 34 acres of private gardens, the Knights Templar Château was awarded 'Best romantic luxury hotel in the world'. The Château is set amongst gardens of lavender, rose, and citrus blossom, with a discreet private chapel for vows. Party with friends above the glittering Côte d'Azur, banquet on Michelin-star cooked dishes, relax in the shady olive grove and a dip in the garden infinity pool. For the morning after, the Spa Saint-Martin offers the legendary Gold Diffusion facial by La Prairie.

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Ultima Gstaad, Switzerland

Best For: Ski bunnies

Located in the iconic town of Gstaad, Ultima Gstaad comprises three palatial wooden chalets, blending traditional Swiss architecture and contemporary elegance. Recognised for its state-of-the-art facilities, as well as gastronomic and wellness experiences, it is one of the most exclusive luxury hotels in Switzerland. With only 11 Suites and 6 residences, it makes it the perfect option for a full privatization while keeping the option for the guests to stroll around the town.

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Beau-Rivage Palace, Switzerland

Since 1861, Beau-Rivage Palace has been captivating guests with serene views onto Lake Geneva and the Alps beyond. As if outside of time, the hotel’s elegant belle époque buildings overlook a four hectare garden dotted with ancient cedar trees. Say your vows on its splendid terrace, an oasis of calm on the banks of Lake Geneva.

The hotel's paddle steamer 'Le Montreux', is perfect for the reception, a jewel of a boat dating back to the 19th century. The Cinq Mondes spa and double Michelin starred restaurant will create an unforgettable occasion.

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The Sanchaya, Bintan

Best For: Locked-down lovers

A gorgeous luxury beach resort, The Sanchaya is a chic reinterpretation of Singapore’s colonial black and white houses, nestled amidst luscious tropical gardens and white powdery beaches. Expect a gastronomic haven of haute cuisine, alongside a decadent collection of rare wines hosted by resident sommelier and restaurant manager Jeroen L’abée. While nearby Singaporeans still cannot travel to Bintan, as soon as borders open, expect a rush of overdue nuptials.

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Royal Mansour Marrakech, Morocco

Best For: Luxury royalty

Near the Jemaa el fna square, behind the walls of the Royal Mansour, the legends of the Ochre City are written in this legendary property. Against a backdrop of the majestic Atlas Mountains, bask in the ultimate luxury in every finest detail at this iconic Moroccan palace.

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Capella Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Best For: Jungle weddings

If you are imagining a wedding in vibrant Balinese jungle, look no further than Capella Ubud. Ahead of the big day, Capella’s signature pampering includes a water purification ritual at The Wos River Temple, cocooned in the rainforest. The hotel offers an intimate, private ceremony with a Celebrant, against a native flower curtain and two decorated penjors (Balinese decoration made out of bamboo) and two Balinese flower girls.

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