Intimacy, romance, and breathtaking scenery in an exotic place, are all reasons that destination weddings are on the rise when it comes to wedding locations in 2012. More than ever, brides are not sticking with the conventional way of getting married and choose to fly their immediate family and friends to their dream location for a wedding that no one will forget. There are many wonderful reasons as to why a destination wedding would be a perfect location, including that it provides you and your guests a wonderful excuse to get away from all the stresses of life and come together for an important moment in a magnificent place. Whether it is putting your toes in the sand, saying “I do” under an important monument, or celebrating your special day in a vineyard surrounded by enchanting countryside, one of these Top Eight 2012 trending destination wedding locations will be perfect for you.
The city of romance has been the most popular wedding destination for many years and for many charming reasons. The way of life in Paris inspires pure romance and peaceful tranquility. The incredible locations including the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre could be the perfect locations for your wedding ceremony with many different hotels and venues to choose from for your reception. The combination of the tremendous sites, the impeccable service and the delicious food, all make Paris, France a luxurious wedding location for any bride.
Whether it is the upbeat culture or the white sandy beaches, Mexico is a very popular spot for wedding locations in past years and especially in 2012. There are many resort cities to choose from, including Cancun, Cabo and Puerto Vallarta. The warm weather, the bluest oceans, the welcoming and upbeat civilians and the sandy beaches, all make Mexico a dream come true.
You do not have to travel very far or out of the country to find your perfect destination wedding location. Hawaii is unique because it is close enough where your friends and family do not mind traveling to and it looks and feels like an island in the tropical Caribbean. This paradise group of islands is not only beautiful, it is relatively inexpensive and there is a lot for you and your guests to enjoy. The remarkable culture provides a fun atmosphere that you will appreciate on your wedding day.
Jamaica has long been a very popular vacation spot and is now becoming one of the best wedding destinations around the world. From the exquisite Atlantis Hotel, the white sandy beaches, to the beautiful jungles and waterfalls, there are stunning locations to choose from for your big day. The colorful culture, the fabulous scenery and the extraordinary people will all combine to make your day one to remember.
St. John-Virgin Islands
Would you like your photos to look exactly like a postcard? The Virgin Island’s clear Caribbean waters, the warm weather, the beaches and the tall palm trees, will all make this dream a reality. Not only is this location unforgettable, it is within the United States borders so you and your guests will not have to stress about getting your passports. This location is so beautiful you will not want to leave.
Turks and Caicos
Within the last few years, Turks and Caicos has really become a popular travel spot, and we can see why. This incredible chain of islands in the Caribbean gives miles and miles of white sandy beaches and clear blue water that creates a luxurious background to a wedding ceremony and reception. This island is known for its calm atmosphere and would be a perfect spot for a romantic and relaxed wedding.
Why leave the United States when Napa Valley has the most romantic and chic feel for any fall bride. The beautiful colored leaves, the rustic oak, the sweet smelling vineyards and the breathtaking countryside all combine to make one dream setting. We would recommend having a rustic, vintage or country theme if you choose to wed here. The colors of these themes, candlelight and the never-ending view will all combine to create a romantic atmosphere that most have never experienced before.
Wasn’t expecting this location were you? This past year, Tabernash, Colorado has become one of the top locations for couples who want to be married in a gorgeous mountain and wilderness setting. Not only is this destination unique for it’s view, but it is also unique because it is one of the top eco-friendly locations in the world. Tabernash is located one hour west of Denver and includes a relaxing spa and a series of luxurious cabins where you and your guests could stay. The grand mountains, the sweeping meadows and the rustic atmosphere are a great alternative for a memorable destination wedding.
What could be more romantic than saying “I do” on a beach where the waves are crashing and a beautiful sunset is the background? Or sitting under candlelight in a miraculous vineyard, sipping wine and having that beautiful never-ending view of Napa Valley? A destination wedding is a combination of a wedding and a honeymoon and you could share this experience with your close family members and friends. Before setting your location, be sure to find out about their marriage laws and if they have any wedding packages that could make your wedding less expensive and less stressful. Besides sharing this beautiful location with your loved ones, another incredible perk to having your wedding at your dream location is that you will not have to worry very much on decorating and transforming your venue, the location is absolutely perfect on its own. Aloha!