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Couples looking for a romantic wedding destination can choose from a wide variety of settings around the world. From beachside ceremonies in the Caribbean to breathtaking ceremonies in the mountains of North Carolina, there’s something perfect for every couple.
Whether you’re looking for a venue to reflect your unique and exotic style or somewhere scenic and laidback, you’re sure to be inspired by this list of locations to host your timeless celebration. No matter what the destination is, a romantic wedding is sure to be filled with love, laughter, and lasting memories.
The Foundry– Asheville, NC
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The Foundry is a boutique hotel located in Asheville’s historically Black business district that is the perfect combination of rustic and luxury. Its award-winning restaurant, Benne On Eagle, focuses on Affrilachian cuisine – dishes inspired by Black food traditions in the Appalachian South. It is the perfect venue for hosting a contemporary wedding and reception in downtown Asheville. With its prime location, you can capture the essence of the city’s vibrant culture and scenic beauty.
The hotel’s expansive lawn offers a picturesque backdrop for serving cocktails, allowing your guests to enjoy the fresh air and stunning views. Whether you’re looking to celebrate with a large group of loved ones or keep things intimate, The Foundry Hotel has everything you need to make your special day unforgettable. From the stunning décor to the expert catering and impeccable service, you and your guests will be treated to an unforgettable experience from start to finish.
St. Kitts, West Indies- Caribbean
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St. Kitts is a hidden gem in the Caribbean that offers a perfect destination for couples looking to tie the knot. With its serene beaches, lush greenery, and clear blue waters, the island is a picturesque spot for a wedding. Unlike other popular tourist destinations in the Caribbean, St. Kitts is relatively untouched by crowds and over tourism, making it an ideal choice for couples seeking an intimate and relaxed wedding experience. From luxurious resorts to cozy guest houses, St. Kitts provides a variety of options for accommodations, allowing couples to choose the perfect setting for their big day.
Why St. Kitts?
· Guests work directly with island-based wedding planners who will make your wedding planning and journey a successful one.
· White sandy beaches complimenting the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean will make your wedding photos look like eye candy – especially during golden hour!
· A plethora of activities and experiences that will keep your friends and family entertained, and most importantly – making the trip worth their while, too!
· Catamaran Sunset Cruises, Horse Back Riding, Rainforest Hikes, Spa Services, Rum Tasting, and so much more.
Korakia Pensione– Palm Springs, CA
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Korakia Pensione is a unique and luxurious Mediterranean and Moroccan-style petite resort located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs, California. Home to great weather, beautiful landscapes and art, and a reputation for being a vibrant, inclusive party scene makes Palm Springs the go-to for wedding destinations.
Once a 1920’s Moroccan hideaway created by artist Gordon Coutts, and the Mediterranean villa next door once owned by 1930’s silent screen star J. Carol Naish, this historic resort is on everyone’s must-visit list. As brides-to-be cross through the grand threshold of the resort’s iconic Moorish archway, they can then exchange their vows in the stunning sun-washed brick courtyard. As brides-to-be cross through the grand threshold of the resort’s iconic Moorish archway, they can then exchange their vows in the stunning sun-washed brick courtyard.
By Associate Editor, Candice Davie