Having your wedding and honeymoon at the same time is a stress free way to ensure your nuptials are the best time of your life – and usually at a fraction of the cost. And with so many romantic locations to choose from, your dream wedding is just a plane ride away.
1. Negril, Jamaica
Imagine saying “I do” on one of the world’s top ten most beautiful beaches, just as the sun is kissing the ocean? Sharing this beautiful moment with 10 or 50 of your closest friend is an incredible way to begin married life.
2. Dalhousie Castle, Scotland
Take a trip back in time at this 13th century castle, complete with dungeon restaurant and ornately decorated reception rooms. You will truly feel like royalty on your wedding day at this fortress, whether it’s an intimate ceremony or a grand celebration. Surrounded by a landscape unmatched by any other, romance is always in the air in Scotland. You can choose a traditional Scottish Banquet, sweeping views over the South Esk River, or even an owl ring delivery at this incredible castle.
3. Central Park, New York
Imagine a ceremony in one of Central Park’s many beautiful gardens. The Conservatory Garden, Ladies’ Pavilion, the Pond, Cherry Hill, Cop Cot, Belvedere Plaza, Wagner Cove and Summit Rock are all popular choices for saying “I do”. Simply choose your location and then blend your intimate garden wedding with a city getaway that features the very best that New York City has to offer.
4. Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Dominican Republic
What says romance more than living like a true rock star? From the moment you walk into this resort you are in music heaven, with all the little extras that will make you feel like rock and roll royalty. This larger than life five star property has everything you need to party like a rock star, including a huge casino, night club, golf course, 15 pools and nine restaurants. The celebrity-designed weddings are something not to be missed. Dazzle your guests with Colin Cowie’s signature weddings on a pristine beach: the ultimate in rock star luxury.
5. Mayan Riviera, Mexico
For a wedding unlike any other, choosing one of the ruins of the Mayan Riviera offers a completely unique setting for your day. The mixture of the ancient ruins and the beautiful landscape offers the perfect backdrop for a one-of-a-kind wedding. Whether you choose the oceanfront Tulum or the famous Chichen Itza, a Mayan Ruins wedding is truly unique.
6. Overwater Wedding, Tahiti
A paradise with perfectly white sand and perfectly turquoise water – any of Tahiti’s islands feel like a fantasy. Recently Tahiti introduced legal weddings for North Americans, and this paradise is the perfect place to share your special day. Known for its private over water bungalows, picture getting married in an over-water chapel with a glass floor, sharing your vows with the tropical underwater landscape.
7. Hawaii, US
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The ultimate location for a stress-free wedding and amazing honeymoon combination, the islands of Hawaii exude romance. With so many different, breathtaking islands and locations to choose from, your vision for the perfect wedding is always possible. Known for its romance, filtering some Hawaiian traditions into your ceremony make a wedding that much more beautiful. A Hawaiian wedding is very easy to plan with just a few phone calls and emails, and after your wedding, you’re already on your honeymoon.