Planning a destination wedding can actually mean less work for you. You have an excuse to keep the guest list small, and you can often find hotels that will do all of the work for you, from the flowers to the photographer to planning the menu for you. Always remember to research all of the legalities before getting married in a different country so that you don’t have any problems afterwards.

If your wedding is going to happen during ‘wedding season’ then having it somewhere unique will help you stand out. Here are 5 beautiful destinations around the world which could be the perfect venue for your dream wedding.

Yorkshire

Yorkshire is a great area for a wedding and there is also plenty to do here for hen parties, stag dos, and honeymoons so you can do everything in one place. You can have your wedding in a medieval church, a castle, a gorgeous meadow, in an estate garden or in the middle of a forest. The scenery is beautiful, and the majority of venues are surrounded by rolling fields which will make for an excellent backdrop for your photos.

Cyprus

Cyprus has been a very popular place for destination weddings for people for a number of years. There are many hotels and resorts that cater to weddings and they will help with everything from food to flowers to discounts on rooms for your guests. The beaches are stunning and the culture is a mix of European and eastern influences. It is also rumoured to be the birthplace of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, which is a great reason to exchange your vows in Cyprus.

Jamaica

Jamaica has more than 1,000 km of shoreline that are filled with beautiful locations for couples to say their vows. There are also several waterfalls that are excellent backdrops for wedding photo shoots. You can stay in hotels and have them help with the planning or you can rent villas and bring your own people with you. Negril, Ocho Rios, and Montego Bay are the three best areas to plan your destination wedding.

Aruba

Aruba is off the coast of Venezuela and it is a great place for a destination wedding. There are 32km of coastline to explore to find the perfect pristine beach. There are many nice resorts and hotels to host your wedding at with stunning beaches that your guests will be pleased with. There is also a fabulous nightlife including casinos for guests to be entertained after the wedding ceremony has taken place. The area is experienced with weddings and you can find complimentary wedding services that will help you plan every step of your big day.

Bhutan

Bhutan is the perfect destination for an unimaginably unique and scenic wedding venue. Set high in the Himalayan Mountains, the towering peaks of the mountains and the beautiful flora and fauna are a gorgeous backdrop for couples seeking to get married in a natural setting. There are many luxury lodges and 5 star hotels to choose from and you can hire wedding planners at your destination. You can get married in a Buddhist temple, a luxury hotel, or at an outdoor destination if you have made the plans.