You’ve popped the champagne and announced to your family and friends the exciting news – you’re engaged! Before you can start picking out dresses, flowers or even set the date, you’ll need to find the perfect wedding destination. Whether it’s beachside in tropical paradise or atop a dreamy snow-covered mountain range, the wedding of your dreams could be just around the corner or a flight, train or boat ride away. Make your dreams a reality with our pick of the world’s most romantic wedding destinations.
If natural beauty and surrealism is your ideal wedding backdrop, then look no further than the beautiful homeland of Aotearoa. Breathtaking mountain ranges, enchanting mist-enshrouded forests, untouched beaches, hot springs nestled in ancient volcanic craters…the list of beautiful wedding backdrops goes on.
Best time to get hitched: Whenever you’re ready to say “I do”! With four beautiful seasons, New Zealand has a unique atmosphere to suit every type of wedding.
Our New Zealand Picks:
Millbrook Resort, Central Otago: Green fairways, gentle streams, rolling hills and a backdrop of rugged mountains, Millbrook Resort offers couples a romantic escape in 500 acres of beautiful countryside. With 5-star rooms and suites as spacious as its surroundings, couples can choose from three stunning venues, whether they want to go rustic or extravagant.
Te Anau Hotels and Villas, Fiordland: For a gorgeous lakeside wedding, exchange your vows in Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas’ waterfront glass chapel. With luxurious rooms, a range of wedding packages and an on-site Wedding Specialist to cater to your every whim, newly weds can expect a hassle-free wedding.