UNIQUE DESTINATION WEDDING LOCATIONS
Published April 4, 2018
9 CRAZY DESTINATION WEDDING LOCATIONS
Wieliczka Salt Mine: Wieliczka, Poland
UNESCO’s World Heritage site, Wieliczka’s Salt Mine can accommodate ceremonies in the Chapel of St. John and the reception in the underground chambers. The salt mine is located just outside of Krakow and can fit just about any size wedding due to its size. The mine opened in the 13th century and produced table salt until 2007 and is one of the world’s oldest mines in operation. This is a great site for history buff couples looking or a unique reception venue to hold their wedding.
Bran Castle, Romania
Looking for a fairytale wedding in a castle? Bran Castle is the place to go. It was built in the 1300’s and was Queen Marie of Romania’s favorite place to reside. It also was believed that it was the house of Count Dracula. This a great location for Dracula lovers and fairytale seekers.
Hobbiton: Matamata, New Zealand
Visit the quaint town of Hobbiton as featured in “The Lord of the Rings” franchise. The couple can be married in the green gardens, surrounding the Hobbit holes and the picturesque scenery. Receptions can be held in the replica of the Green Dragon Inn, where food is served with New Zealand’s fresh produce and specialty dishes. This is a great location for any “Lord of the Rings” fans, but also for the amazing landscape, Hobbiton is a good spot for couples looking to get married in New Zealand.
The Cyclone at Coney Island: New York City, United States
Adventure seeker or roller –coaster fanatic? This is the perfect place for you. The ride only costs $9, very cheap for your guests, and you can get wed right before enjoying the ride! After the “I DO” take a memoir souvenir picture at the souvenir shop and hit the boardwalk. Vendors with carnival food such as funnel cakes and hotdogs flood the boardwalk, or maybe some more rides are on the list for you!
Tree House: Loch Goil, Scotland
The Tree House in Loch Goil is equipped for a gathering of 24 guests. The lodge also come with a wedding planner to make sure everything goes smoothly. The house, dating back to 1864 is located just an hour’s drive from Glasgow and is a great spot or a relaxing environment and incredibly beautiful view of what mother nature has given to us.
Space fanatics? Why not a weightless wedding! A specifically modified airplane can accommodate up to 36 people for the special occasion. The pilot brings the plane 32,000 feet in there and performs maneuvers called parabolas, which allows the passengers to feel weightlessness for a few seconds at a time, just like you would in space. This is a unique way to say your vows and capture a once-in-a-lifetime wedding photo.
The Underwater Chapel: Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Head to the South Pacific, make sure to bring your diving helmet for the underwater chapel. Couples will swim through the blue lagoon and will be married by Polynesian priests who perform the ceremony underwater. 13 feet underwater, the couple say their vows, exchange rings and sign the license while all being filmed to capture the moment. You are also able to bring 4 friends along as the witnesses. This is a great option for those water babies!
Subterranean Cave: Cornwall, England
Couples arrive on a rowboat and enter the Rum Store that will bring you into the subterranean lake. The lake can be beautifully lit by candles for a very romantic ceremony. This is a great and unique option for a romantic ceremony.
Hotel De Glace: Quebec, Canada
Couples and their guests can spend the night in the hotel’s ice rooms and then wake up to a wedding in the ice chapel. Guests and the couple can enjoy the hot fireplaces surrounded by pure ice. This is a truly unique experience and a similar experience can be enjoyed in both Sweden and Alaska.