Every couple wants their wedding celebrations to reflect their love story. A great way to do this is to celebrate your wedding in true fairy tale style! As a leading luxury wedding planner, we’ve picked out a few of the best wedding destinations abroad and in India that would be the perfect setting for your fairytale wedding.
Italy is fast becoming one of the go-to wedding destinations abroad with celebrity couples like Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli and Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh all choosing to tie the knot in fairytale Italian settings.
Lake Como is known for its phenomenal panorama, beautiful climate and fabulous wine. You can choose from any of the traditional villas, restaurants and rustic ceremony locations nestled around the lake to be the venue for your wedding celebrations. Trust your luxury wedding planner to perfectly execute the wedding of your choice amidst this serene atmosphere. The best time to plan a wedding in Lake Como would be from April to October.
As for your wedding guests, Tamarind Global Weddings would be more than happy to introduce them to the paradise of The Lake. Guests can enjoy water sports such as scuba diving, sailing, water skiing, boat rentals, and windsurfing. They can get to know the rich history of The Lake with guided tours or simply be pampered at a world class spa resort.
Tuscany is also a highly recommended romantic location that boasts of historic Tuscan castles, fabulous wine estates and intimate villas. You can celebrate your wedding in the rolling hills of Chianti, or close to the major art cities of Florence and Siena. The best time to get married in Tuscany would be between May to September.
Looking further away? Europe’s culture, a perfect blend of modern thinking and historical values, makes it an irresistible destination with an abundance of location and themes. Its rustic architectural edge offers one of the most romantic settings for a smaller-sized wedding. For an exclusive and elegant affair, opt for countryside weddings in Budapest, Hungary. If you love a juxtaposition of modern and historic, big and small, imperial and civil or lively and calm, Vienna, Montreux and Chantilly are the perfect places for your big day.
From dazzling hotels and ballrooms to dreamy desert retreats, the Middle East has something for every couple. Always a popular destination wedding abroad, it’s known for its wide range of wedding venues, activities for wedding guests and excellent connectivity.
Ras Al Khaimah
Dotted with luxury resorts and beaches with white sands, nestled between the mountains and the sea, Ras Al Khaimah establishes itself as one of the most popular and exotic wedding destinations abroad. The city is just 45 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Dubai and is the ideal setting for a calm and serene luxury wedding.
One of the most ideal destinations for an unforgettable wedding is the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. This elegant beachfront resort is surrounded by deserts, mountains and the sea – making it a veritable alternative to a destination wedding in Dubai. Next we come to the Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert. Set amid the beauty of the Al Wadi Nature Reserve, this luxurious resort has been inspired by Bedouin architecture and offers breathtaking views of the UAE desert. Imagine the wedding experience you’ll have in this luxury escape!
Both Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah experience excellent weather between November to March. Tamarind Global Weddings suggests having your wedding during these months to make the most of the beauty and charm of the areas.
One of the most charming wedding destinations abroad, Doha is slowly cementing itself as a key location to plan a luxury wedding with its ease of access, ideal weather, free visa on arrival and grand properties.
Set along Qatar’s golden coastline, The Ritz Carlton Sharq Village & Spa offers couples numerous beautiful venues to host their wedding events. Outdoor venues, including the Al Dana Garden and the poolside Royal Arena, capture the resort’s view of the waterfront and Doha skyline while opulent ballrooms reflect traditional Qatari design.
For a larger guest list the Ritz Carlton is a beautiful property perfectly suited for Indian wedding functions with multiple venues such as the Lagoon Garden, the beautiful Ballroom, the private beach and the sprawling Palm Lawn.
St. Regis Doha would also be an ideal destination for a captivating once-in-a-lifetime occasion. Bespoke arrangements and a spectacular grand ballroom are sure to make your wedding day beautiful.
You could also explore Sheraton Doha, the Grand Hyatt and the Kempinski. Tamarind Global Weddings has executed 5 weddings in this virgin destination and would plan out a signature wedding for you here – get ready to cherish unforgettable moments with friends and loved ones.
A destination wedding in Rajasthan celebrates the state at its vibrant best. From fairytale palaces to heritage forts, you will surely feel like royalty when tying the knot in this unbelievably romantic locale.
Do you see your romantic wedding taking place in the City of Lakes? Udaipur offers a number of stunning wedding venues that will take your breath away. Picture the Taj Lake Palace, amidst the serene Lake Pichola, beautifully decorated for your wedding celebrations. Or celebrate your wedding in unparalleled style at The Oberoi Udaivilas or the Leela Palace which offers matchless views of Lake Pichola, City Palace.
Other wedding venue options to explore are the Shiv Niwas Palace – that offers a unique combination of history, luxury, impressive architecture, personalized service and the finest cuisine – and the historical Fateh Prakash Palace that will transport you back in time to the royal ages. Unparalleled venues such as the Jag Mandir, Zanana Mahal and Manek Chowk are available to host your wedding events in the most royal fashion.
Udaipur experiences wonderful weather between September to March. This will also bode well for your guests who will surely go sightseeing around the city.
Another city that could be the location for your fairytale destination wedding in Rajasthan is Jodhpur. With the weather being extremely pleasant from October to March, make sure that you plan your destination wedding during these dates to get the best of Jodhpur.
Think of a wedding in Jodhpur and Umaid Bhawan Palace immediately comes to mind. This magnificent piece of Rajasthan’s heritage could be the venue for your romantic wedding. With a luxury wedding planner like Tamarind Global Weddings, your wedding will be nothing short of magical – complete with exotic views of the historical Blue City, sand dunes, and the Mehrangarh Fort. Wedding guests will have the experience of a lifetime as they stroll through lush gardens and explore the rich past and history of one of India’s last great palaces.
The Mehrangarh Fort itself is famous for hosting high profile events and is known for its expansive courtyards and features seven entry gates. You could have an elegant sangeet function here or your reception.
These are just a few locations around the world where you can have your magical wedding. Select any wedding destinations abroad for your fairytale wedding and Tamarind Global Weddings, with its talented team of professionals, will make your wedding dreams come true in all ways possible.