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10 Best Destination Wedding Locations for Young Couples

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Destination weddings are becoming more and more popular among people who want something more adventurous than the traditional wedding. I think we can all agree that getting married on a beach or near a lake in a tropical country sounds much more appealing than just staying in your home town. Let’s take a look at 10 best destination wedding ideas for the best experience of your life.

Here are the benefits of destination weddings:

  • Complete Wedding Packages: Destination weddings are much easier to plan now because tourist destinations offer complete wedding packages. That means that there’s not much planning to be done by you and that everything will already be ready once you get there. That includes the venue, wedding arrangements, pasture, wedding cake, catering, marriage license, spa, activities for guests and a full-on vacation vibe above all.
  • Save Some Money: Destination weddings in certain countries tend to be cheaper than back home. Save money and spend it on a downpayment for a house or car instead.
  • Wedding & Honeymoon Combined: Getting married in a tropical location means that you can enjoy your honeymoon without even going to another country! Weddings and honeymoons are expensive, so combine the two together to save some money.

#1: Palm Springs, California

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The dessert of Southern California Bay is known for Palm Springs, a sun-soaked place where you can find tons of Hollywood celebrities. If what you’re looking for is a summer wedding, choose this perfect party spot for you and your guests.

#2: Marrakesh, Morocco

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Morocco is just one of those countries with a mystical appeal to it when it comes to destination weddings. For your wedding venue, you can choose one of their many centuries old locations across the city. Going to Morocco is a bit more unusual than your average destination wedding, but we promise you’ll love it there.

#3: Lake Como, Italy

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What better place to have a wedding than the country of love and passion? Italy is one of the most popular countries when it comes to destination weddings, and for good reason. You can choose between Florence, Venice, Lombardy, Tuscany, Rome, and Sicily among many others. Lake Como is a resort in Lombardy, known for its beautiful scenery and the nearby Alps that can be seen from the resort. Along the shoreline, you can find many churches and villas where you can have the perfect wedding.

#4: Pedregal, Mexico

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Pedregal, Mexico

Mexico has long been one of the favorites for vacations, but recently they’ve also been accommodating destination weddings for adventurous couples. There you can experience the culture, food, dance, and tropical rain forests. If you choose Pedegral for your wedding, you’ll get to enjoy beautiful cliffs, sunsets on the beach, and tropical rain forests all around.

#5 of 10 Best Destination Wedding Locations: Santorini, Greece

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Santorini, Greece

Another country known for its beautiful beaches is Santorini in Greece. You can say your vows with the Aegean Sea in the background, and then celebrate on Santorini’s sand beaches with your lover. You can have an amazing honeymoon afterwards visiting the nearby islands that Greece has to offer.

#6 of 10 Best Destination Wedding Locations: Cactus Country, Australia

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Cactus Country, Australia

When you think of Australia you probably think about the obvious places like Sydney or Perth. These do have amazing locations for wedding ceremonies but if you want to explore one of Australia’s beautiful hidden gems, go to Cactus Country. This is Australia’s largest cactus collection and perhaps one of the best locations for wedding pictures.

#7 of 10 Best Destination Wedding Locations: Hawaii, USA

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Hawaii, USA

Hawaii’s warm tropical weather and abundance of beaches make for the perfect wedding for couples from all over the world. The spectacular blend of greenery, tropical palm trees, and the clear water of the Pacific can go with any wedding theme. There you’ll likely find other newlywed couples along with tourists, surfers, and biologists.

#8 of 10 Best Destination Wedding Locations: La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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 Villa Caletas, Costa Rica

Costa Rica is known for its friendly people, stunning views, tropical rain forests, and a long coastline for the summer destination wedding. The country’s motto is Pura Vida, which translates to pure life in English. Some local favorites here include Manuel Antonio and Monteverde, both charming spots for newlyweds. All you have to do is let your agency know which place you prefer, and they’ll make it happen for you.

#9 of 10 Best Destination Wedding Locations: Leeds Castle, England

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Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral & Dover – London

If you prefer old fashion weddings, there’s nothing more old fashion than Leeds Castle in London. You can take beautiful pictures in the gardens outside and then have a lavish ceremony inside the castle’s ballroom.

#10 of 10 Best Destination Wedding Locations: Tribeca Rooftop, New York

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Tribeca Rooftop, New York

New York is a magical city, especially for people outside the US. If you love the city, there’s no better location than the Tribeca Rooftop in New York. You can have a wedding with an incredible view of the Manhattan skyline, as well as the Hudson River in the background.

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