As destination weddings return, experts are seeing a swing toward larger scale—and longer lasting.
The monumental challenge of throwing a successful destination wedding isn’t lost on us. The good news is there are plenty of experts who have proven it possible—and undeniably worthwhile. From the world’s most glamorous hotel wedding venues and honeymoon destinations, to the best bachelor(ette) party getaways, and even elopement spots, here are some of the most incredible places and ways to say “I do”—with the added magic of travel thrown in.
The Best Places to Throw a Destination Wedding, From a French Chateaux to a Puerto Rican Beach Resort
After two years of postponed vows, why not up the fancy with a trip-and-ceremony twofer.
According to couples who've been there and done it.
We ask expert destination wedding planners how they weave the culture of a place into a big event, respectfully.
A celebration in Udaipur can cost you as much or more than one in Italy or Thailand.
Everything you need, from a lightweight handheld steamer to hydrating under-eye patches.
We spoke with a destination wedding planner and the manager of onboard services at Icelandair to find out how to score precious on-board closet space, and more.
Complete with chilaquiles and elotes passed around at midnight.
There's more to consider than just the logistics and the jet lag. Here's what to keep in mind.
Lesson one: Always give your guests an itinerary.
From central Mexico to micro islands in the South Pacific, destination weddings are back in a big way.
Known for Elvis impersonators, drive-through windows, and tabloid-worthy marriages, these chapels offer stress-free vows with plenty of kitsch.
A local's recommendations on what to do, where to eat, and places to stay.
From burlesque to jazz brunch, we have your bachelorette weekend plan perfected.
Including moonlight kayaking, spa recommendations, and can't-miss meals.
Activities, restaurants, and accommodations for all kinds of brides-to-be, from adventurous explorers to laid-back creatives.