A lot of energy goes into wedding planning and one of the most daunting tasks of it all is choosing the perfect destination. A wedding is more than an event, it is an occasion where families come together and the memories of which last for a lifetime.
A destination wedding is now a trend and most of the couples who are ready to tie the knot or to say I-do are in look out for awe-inspiring venues for the wedding. Mentioned below are the 10 best places that are perfect for a destination wedding – which will not only leave you to love stuck but will take your relationship a step closer.
If you are planning for a beach wedding, there is no other place like Goa. A wedding in a gorgeous destination like Goa is indeed a dream come true for a number of couples. The place boasts of the most scenic locations, where the skies have the color of perfect blue. The place is surrounded by lush greens and the sun-kissed beaches will cast an enchanting spell on one and all. Goa also has a good number of wedding decorators to your dispose of who add a tropical look to the wedding décor. The best to plan a wedding in Goa is between the months of September and October.
Well, looks like it is the time you get down on your knees and say I Do amidst the clear blue skies, and overlooking the crystal clear waters. The scene looks just perfect and the destination that is known for such a beauty is the Andaman Islands. Known to have clean beaches and golden sands, Andaman is one of the most popular destinations for a destination wedding. The weather too is very mild, almost during every time of the year and this is what makes it a busy destination too.
There are a number of lavish wedding resorts here that are ideal to exchange the vows. The time from October till April is known to be the busiest days but September to May is the best time to plan a wedding here.
Alibaug is a very quiet and pleasant town that is located at a good distance from the busy city of Mumbai. The place has some amazing beaches that are clean and attractive too. This is what makes them perfect for a wedding. You can choose some unique wedding décor to make the venue look splendid and the ideal time to enjoy a wedding here is during the months of November, December till June. You also have easy transportation options available from Mumbai but remember not to plan a wedding during the monsoon season.
The city of Kerala is popular all over the globe as “Gods Own Country” and it always stands true to the same. The state is known for the “inland water bodies” and of course the scenic backwaters. Though destination wedding as a concept is still new to those living in Kerala, you can plan a beach wedding here with ease.
You can find a number of beaches here or you can even plan a wedding in some of the ancient temples located. Kerala has heavy monsoons and hence you can plan the wedding from September till March. Kovalam is known to be the best place to plan a wedding as the surroundings are peaceful and the place itself is very less crowded.
Planning for a royal wedding? If yes, why not tie the knot at the city of Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. Jaipur is the very first name that comes to the mind when we think about royal or weddings that are held in palaces. Celebrating the union of two families in such a majestic venue is nothing less than spectacular and looks more like a royal affair too. You do find a number of palaces where you can plan the big day.
Winters are known to be the best times to enjoy the climate in Jaipur and hence you can plan the wedding during early November or in the month of February. These are the times when you do not have much of tourist interruption.
Another name that is quite synonymous when it comes to royal weddings is Udaipur. Also known as the “Venice of the East”, the place is known for its rich heritage and culture and the architectural magnificence it offers. The city is surrounded by four lakes and the beauty of the places will leave you enchanted for sure.
If you are planning for a dream wedding, nothing works better than planning a wedding at the famous Leela Palace, which offers a perfect setting, where you can overlook the famous Lake Pichola. The best season to plan the wedding here is during the months of April till August.
If you are looking for some unique and offbeat locations for your destination wedding, why not opt for Khajuraho. Also known as the heart of the state of Madhya Pradesh, the place has a number of ancient temples that are perfect for a wedding. Most of the temples here can be dated back to the medieval period and are known for its amazing architecture. The famous attraction here is the Kandariya Mahadev Temple, which is also popular for a wedding celebration. The best place to celebrate here is between the months of July and September.
Witness the legacy of the royal kings while getting married at one of the oldest cities of the country – Madurai. The city is known for its mythological importance and was home to the Pandya Kings. The city itself is shaped in as the flower Lotus and is also home to a number of ancient temples. This is what makes it an ideal destination for a wedding. You can tie the knot at the Meenakshi temple here that can be dated back to the 6th century B.C. The ideal time to plan a wedding at Madurai is during the months of October, November and till March.
Rishikesh is a holy paradise and is a perfect destination for a wedding in India. You can exchange the vows with the backdrop of River Ganga. One of the most popular destinations here is the Ganga Kinare, which overlooks the Rajaji National Park. The place is thronged by tourists all over the year but the best time to plan your wedding is between the months of October and March.
Nasik is one of the most popular destinations in India that has a religious significance. The Kumbh Mela is held here once in every 12 years and the place is also popular for its vineyards. Nasik is also a perfect destination for Indian wedding as it has some exotic temples, misty hills, and magnificent waterfalls – all of which make this a romantic destination. You can plan a wedding here during November as it is winter time or you can even plan in the month of March.
Well, if you are planning to say “I Do” in style, choose the best destination for your wedding and remember to make the bookings beforehand.