Whether you are preparing to say your vows on a beautiful island or planning to get hitched on a famous historic landmark, the wedding of your dream is just a ride away.
Half the fun of planning a destination wedding is exploring the endless possibilities. From sun kissed beaches of Goa to the majestic palaces of Rajasthan to heritage locations down south, discover some of the most popular wedding destinations that are sure to create romantic memories of a lifetime.
Faluknama Palace, Hyderabad
The palace was built by the Mughals in the 19th century and was restored in the past few years by the Taj group of hotels. The palace has a lot of heritage and history and the entire experience is one, which you will remember for a lifetime.
When you plan your wedding here they have a beautiful lawn for the wedding, a banquet for cocktails where you can dance all night away and a 100 seat table for a sit down reception dinner.
When guests enter the hotel property they are brought in a chariot to give you a royal feel. You at time often hear the sufi singers performing on the open air terrace. The entire experience is majestic and is a beautiful pick for a fairytale wedding.
(Photo: Enjay Events)
“The picturesque location, the tranquil environment and the grandeur exuding from this location surely makes this place one of the finest places for a destination wedding. Everyone is sure to be delighted with the magical experience of this place,” says Nidhi Sahi, Founder, Enjay Events.
Novotel Imagica, Khopoli
Looking for a venue that will re-create your childhood memories with your prince charming or a fun bachelor party/ sangeet at a water park?
Novotel Imagica, Khopoli, amidst the scenic Sahyadri hills will make your dream a reality. Filled with smiles, laughter and tears of joy the hotel will make every minute a treasured memory to carry in your trousseau.
Surrounded by lush greenery, this 5-star property will soon have over 250 rooms, good enough to have a big fat Indian wedding.
This place offers a luxurious getaway from the hustle bustle of the city and makes the perfect venue for a destination wedding.
Easily accessible from the Mumbai-Pune expressway, this location is a good pick for people living in Mumbai and Pune.
“You can have anything you want. From a Fairytale, Bollywood to a themed story wedding at our venue. In fact keeping various trends in mind we also have facility to organise spinster’s party at Adlabs Imagica and Aquamagica,” says Namit Bhavsar, Director of Sales and Marketing, Novotel Imagica, Khopoli.
“When it comes to food, our chefs will craft a personalised menu for the couple on basis of their tastes, preferences in order to enhance the experience,” he adds.
This hotel is the first Fairmont group of hotels in India. The exterior of the hotel as well as the interiors reminds you of the Jaipuri culture.
The ballroom for the Sangeet and reception can accommodate 500 people comfortably and they allow a car entry as well. The décor in the ballroom is extremely royal and brings out the true essence of the city.
They have a beautiful location for the wedding at the poolside. The best part is that one can also build an island mandap over the pool with the guests sitting around.
“The location is very apt to experiment with multiple themes and design ideas for the dream wedding you have always wished for. The royal feeling and the exploratory features with a bouquet of choices to select from the beautiful locations within the venue make this place appealing,” says Nidhi Sahi.
Located in what people call the Gods city, the hotel gives you a heavenly feel. The hotel has amazing locations for a beautiful sundowner overlooking the sea.
Giving a traditional essence, they also serve the proper South Indian meal on a leaf while you sit on the floor. Here one can also plan a wedding on the beach.
“This enchanting location is sure to enthrall the visitors and give you an experience of your lifetime. The peaceful atmosphere, good food, scenic venue is sure to give you a memorable experience on your special day,” says Sahi.
Aamby Valley City, Lonavala
Located just 2 hours by road from Mumbai, the Aamby valley city is built in between hills. The drive up to Aamby valley has several scenic points on the valley. When you arrive into the city you tend to get overwhelmed by the grandness.
Want to plan a pool party? They have a wave pool just for that. Want a grand entry? They have an outdoor amphitheater seating facing the lake for the wedding so that the bride can enter by boat.
“The possibilities are endless about the different ways you can plan out the décor and the activities on the wedding day at this beautiful location. You can definitely plan your dream wedding at this exquisite place and make your wedding experience a memorable one,” says Sahi.
“Aamby Valley city will surely be your favourite place looking at the exploratory nature, beauty and the relaxing experience you have when you are here,” she adds.
Umaid Bhawan, Jodhpur
This is for the traditional Indian brides who have always wished for a fairytale wedding.
This is one of the most expensive private residences in the world. But the entire hotel infrastructure is so grand and royal that it’s worth every penny that you send here.
The hotel has a beautiful lawn facing the palace where the wedding takes place. Apart from that for other functions the location has 3 indoor venues. This is ideal place for Cinderella wedding.
This place is recommended for anyone who wants experience royalty. The décor along with the charming aura will surely attract you to this location for a destination wedding.