Sizzling sunshine, far-reaching views across the coast and plenty of culture – what could be more romantic than a destination wedding? We are seeing an increasing number of couples opting for warmer climates and exotic locations for their celebration and we can definitely see why. Today we’re talking all about how you can give your destination wedding a dash of luxury with some of our favourite ideas…
The setting you choose for your special day will instantly set the scene. If you want something that is utterly romantic, consider choosing a French chateau for your wedding venue or perhaps an Italian villa overlooking a lake. If your venue boasts epic scenery, delicious food and impeccable service, your wedding day will feel luxurious from the moment you arrive.
The Subtle Details
It’s often the little things that have the most impact at your wedding day. Immerse your guests in luxury by offering them destination wedding welcome bags, provide them with high-end soaps and toiletries or leave a bottle of bubbly in each room.
Hire A Planner
Planning a destination wedding can be extremely difficult, so the easiest way to ensure it’s the epitome of luxury is to hire a professional. You can read everything you need to ask a potential planner over on the Wedding Forex blog, so get clued up here.
Grazing tables are a mouth-watering way to spoil your guests with scrumptious food! Your tables should be abundant with breads, cheeses, meats, fruits and antipasti. This crowd-pleasing catering option is overflowing with yumminess and it’s the perfect fit for a destination wedding.
Choose A Fragrance
Pick a signature fragrance and use it throughout your wedding day. You can spray a subtle mist on your napkins and linen, adorn the tables with candles and even offer your guests scented tea lights as wedding favours. It will help to create an experience, evoking memories long after the celebrations are over.
Often overlooked, floral design is one of the easiest ways to exude luxury at any wedding day. From epic floral installations to bouquets overflowing with big, blousy blooms, make the most of the gorgeous flowers on offer.
Let your guests know to expect nothing but luxury at your destination wedding with the help of your stationery. We suggest opting for thick, high-quality card with embossed calligraphy and a velvet ribbon to finish off the suite.
Show-Stopping Wedding Cake
Make your cake the focal point of your destination wedding! Cake makers are ridiculously creative these days so make the most of their talent and design something that looks too good to eat. We’re talking plenty of tiers, cascading florals and exquisite detailing. Watch out Mary Berry!
The luxury doesn’t have to end after the first dance! Go all out with your honeymoon location to avoid those dread post-wedding blues. The beauty of getting married abroad is the fact that your honeymoon can start the morning after the night before, so keep the champagne flowing...
If you are currently planning your destination wedding or booking your honeymoon, you can register an account for free by clicking here. If you're still unsure whether or not a destination is for you, check out our pros & cons here!
Image Credits: Image 1 by Shumanev Photography | Image 2 by Jana Williams Photography | Image 3 by Greg Finck Photography | Image 4 by Erin Trimble Photography | Image 5 by Bonnie Jenkins Photography | Image 6 by Ann-Kathrin Koch Photography | Image 7 by Julie Michelsen Photography | Image 8 by Jona Christina Photography | Image 9 by Lucy Davenport Photography | Image 10 by Greg Finck Photography | Image 11 by Rebecca Yale Photography | Image 12 by Lace & Luce Photography | Image 13 by Bali Axioo Photography |