Over 50% of weddings all over the world are destination weddings. This ever-growing craze for destination weddings has led to the exploitation of places like Jaipur, Spain, Mauritius and more as the most popular destinations. With any expectancy for brides to have their weddings as one of a kind, it is quite a hard task to find unexplored and undiscovered destinations across the world, where you can have a one-of-a-kind and picture-perfect wedding. Here is a comprehensive list of such rare gems!
Japan is one-of-a-kind destination that has a unique blend of traditional and futuristic aspects. The impressive architecture, exotic cuisine, and the ever so beautiful weather will make you fall head over heels with the country. If you are looking for something vintage, Kyoto is the best place to be, with its Shinto shrines that will transport you into Japan’s past. The buzzing city of Tokyo is from a different world. The colorful and futuristic cityscape is beguiling. With tons of hot springs & divine scenery, you can extend your stay for a romantic honeymoon.
The Country of Alps is not just a great place for a honeymoon but also a great option for a Destination Wedding. You can have a fairy-tale winter wonderland themed wedding that will make everyone have a big case of FOMO. Schloss Lenzburg has stunning castles that perfect to have a gorgeous civil ceremony. For a true winter wedding, say I do in Igloos at the Trusee. Our personal favorite is the Paxmal at Walen Stadt. The charming architecture has a killing view and romantic weather. There are so many equally beautiful locations that are worth considering for a destination wedding.
Malaysia is one of the most visited places in Southeast Asia. The country is a melting pot of cultures, that has anything and everything you would want in a destination wedding. The proximity and low currency conversion rate will help with bringing the overall budget down. Malaysia has a ton of beautiful resorts and scenic locations that will take your breath away. Shang Ri La Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Palace of the Golden Horses, Menara Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya Marriott Hotel, Avillion Port Dickson are some of the beautiful properties in the city. The country has its flair of unique flamboyance.
Tucked away in the Himalayas, Bhutan is a quaint little country that truly is a nature’s gift. A country where the Gross National Happiness is considered more important than Gross National Product, you can never go wrong in choosing it. The Buddhist Nation has abundant monasteries, flora, and fauna. 70% of the country is covered with forest land, making it ideal for couples who are planning to get married in a forest or woodsy themed rustic wedding.
Popularly called the country at a crossroad, this European Marvel is getting famous every day, all credits to its speckles of beaches, forest lands and architecturally remarkable castles. From celebrity weddings to hit TV shows, the country has seen it all. But the quaint charm is still intact. If you are a fan of European aesthetics, then look no further than Croatia. A UNESCO world heritage site, the walled city of Dubrovnik has intimate lanes of gardens and ancient ruins. Fan of the Romans, then you must visit Split. This city will give you an enchanting experience. Other equally beautiful places are Zagreb, Vis Island, and Istria.
Iceland is a magical destination, predominantly famous for the sightings of Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights), the feeling of Christmas all year round and of course, the hot springs. This diverse region is famous among couples who love to explore and be adventurous. Contrary to its name, Iceland also features mountain ranges, lush farmlands, and geothermal water bodies. Not just for a vacation, but it is an off-beat and unique destination for a wedding as well. A winter wedding with a canopy of aurora borealis and icy mountain caps will look nothing less than a fairy tale.
The transcontinental country of Turkey is a confluence of Arabian and Western flair. The cross-cultural diversity of the country not only transcends immense beauty but also serves as a hotspot for stunning locations and holiday spots. There are about 81 different cities in Turkey, each with unique and distinguishable characteristics. The city of Antalya is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey which is called the resort city because of its picture-perfect locations and modern aesthetics. The unadulterated beauty aids to its remarkable charm. It is one of the most important tourist destinations and is also called Paradise on Earth or Turkish Riviera.
The historically enriched landscapes of Romania are layered with elegance and a one-of-a-kind Western charm that is second to none. The country is abundant with Resplendent Castles, Rugged Stone Churches, and Rocky Mountains. The quaint monasteries of Bucovina Boast intricate and centuries-old paintings with a kaleidoscope of colors that will mesmerize your eyes. There is also a lot of exotic wildlife that you can spot along the belt of the Danube Delta. Not just that, the infamous Romania is also the country will give you an experience that will be out of the world.