Premier Worldwide Locations for a Nautical Wedding

Globetrotting from Lake Tahoe Premier Worldwide Locations for a Nautical Wedding

Many visitors come to Lake Tahoe expecting to simply boat, bicycle and sunbathe – yet this stunning California and Nevada destination offers much more!

Rent a kayak and paddle out to Fannette Island in Emerald Bay State Park or tour Vikingsholm – an opulent 38-room Nordic castle!

1. So Paulo

Brazilian metropolis So Paulo offers many culinary delights to discover, such as Mani and Tuju restaurants – both of which have earned spots on the World’s 50 Best Restaurant list.

Julia and Andre chose an intimate beach wedding with tropical, nostalgic and family elements at Pousada Santa Martha das Pedras in Ilhabela, Sao Paulo state, at Pousada Santa Martha das Pedras. Gustavo Marialva Photography perfectly captured their perfect day!

2. Santorini

Santorini, with its whitewashed houses, breathtaking volcanic beaches, and spectacular sunset, is one of the premier wedding locations! Perfect for romantic couples desiring an unforgettable Greek island celebration, Santorini makes for an idyllic wedding celebration!

Have your guests explore Santorini’s world-famous wines on a wine tour of the island with your wedding planner arranging this and other exciting outdoor activities, creating a win-win scenario!

3. Lisbon

Lisbon, the coastal capital of a powerful European Union country, is an active cultural hotspot that blends together its historic past with contemporary trends and progressive thinking. A vibrant metropolis, it serves as the cultural hub of this dazzling nation.

Santa Justa Elevator provides a great way to experience this hilly and charming metropolis on public transportation (buses, trams and the Santa Justa Elevator are all worth seeing), while its brightly painted Portuguese tiles known as azulejos add color and beauty to its streets. Plus, family travel with children will appreciate all its child-friendly tourist attractions and welcoming culture!

4. Malaga

Malaga may not receive as much publicity, but its old town offers rich culture. Malaga was the birthplace of Picasso and has experienced a notable renaissance recently with multiple museums opening their doors.

Visit Paris’ Pompidou Centre’s only outpost around the globe or witness Carmen Thyssen’s family collection which is housed independently from Madrid’s Thyssen-Bornemisza museum. Autumn also brings exciting food festivals like Raisin Day in September or All Saints’ Day in November; both can provide unforgettable experiences!

5. Athens

Athens was long dominated by its iconic Parthenon; today however, Athens has expanded beyond this ancient symbol to offer unique neighborhoods and an active art scene. Take an educational visit to the modern Acropolis Museum for more insight into ancient religious practices before touring this hilltop site and its beautiful relics on your own or with a guided tour group.

After exploring, settle in at one of the city’s historic summer cinemas for an authentic Greek play in an opulent setting with canvas director’s chairs before retiring to a peaceful taverna for some fresh seafood and Greek classics to cement your memories.

6. Barcelona

Many couples dream of having an unforgettable destination wedding – one that encapsulates both their individuality and love story.

Vineyard wedding venues in Barcelona offering breathtaking balcony seating can make the ideal venue to host your aperitif, with rustic Mediterranean charm being exactly what is desired.

At the W Hotel in Barcelona, they provide stunning luxury and style to ensure an unforgettable wedding ceremony or elopement ceremony. Their professional customer service makes your big day one to remember while their wedding packages also include accommodation for guests attending your event.

7. Istanbul

Istanbul sits between Europe and Asia, its skyline dotted by mosque spires and medieval European architecture. A true melting pot, this vibrant city features scantily dressed women strolling alongside more conservatively attired siblings and brothers.

Balat is an artsy neighborhood of Istanbul bursting with colourful cafes, street art installations and parasol-shaded streets bursting with color. An unforgettable day trip should also include Hierapolis where Cleopatra bathed in its spring waters according to legend.

8. Singapore

From Singapore’s futuristic skyline to Malaysia’s historic charm, Asia offers the perfect setting for an unforgettable destination wedding experience. In this dynamic region you’ll discover exotic forests, stunning beaches, ancient traditions and mysterious legends all waiting to be explored during a special ceremony.

Soak up some sun at Regan Beach, a secluded park featuring old growth Jeffry Pine trees and lakefront views. Or if your guests prefer water activities, book a paddlewheel boat cruise at Zephyr Cove Resort to celebrate dinner and dancing on Emerald Bay.

9. Hong Kong

Hong Kong boasts an abundance of outstanding venues for the ideal nautical wedding, whether you want panoramic sea views from Repulse Bay or want an experience that takes your breath away at Sky100.

Cordis offers an elegant grand crystal chandeliered ballroom and four versatile indoor/outdoor spaces to host more formal affairs, while Tai O heritage hotel features beautiful architecture by the water as well as Michelin-star dining facilities for your celebration.

10. Bali

Bali, known as the Island of the Gods, boasts stunning powdery white sandy beaches, spectacular cliff edge coastline, powerful surf and crystal clear waters – making this Indonesian treasure truly spectacular! In addition to these spectacular features are exotic jungles and breathtaking waterfalls which add another level of amazement.

Thailand may be larger than Bali, yet it remains manageable on a shorter holiday. The Bulgari Hotel & Resort makes for the perfect romantic wedding location with stunning ocean and sky views for an unforgettable ceremony on their stunning cliff top location.