Destination weddings: choosing a venue

Destination weddings are becoming more and more popular. People want to get married in places that are special to them, that hold memories for them and that are unique and different. The Algarve is a popular place for destination weddings and there are a lot of reasons for this, but the most important one is that you can have a truly unique wedding in a spectacular location.

You can choose from many different types of wedding venues in the Algarve, from beach weddings, castle weddings, rustic weddings and vineyard weddings dream into a reality.



When to start looking

There are so many options for a destination wedding in the Algarve that you can turn any

If you want to have a  destination wedding in the Algarve, you need to start planning early. You will need to start looking for a venue at least six months before your wedding date and you will also need to find a travel agent that specializes in destination weddings or book your own flights, hotels and other travel plans.

Then you will need to choose a wedding venue, as there are lots of options for destination weddings in the Algarve, so it is important that you look around and find the one that is perfect for you. The first thing you need to do is decide where you would like to get married. Do you like the beach? Do you like the mountains? Maybe you would like to be in a vineyard. Each place will have its pros and cons.




Having a wedding in a vineyard

When you’ve decided where you would like to get married, you need to figure out how many guests will be attending. If it’s just a small wedding with close family and friends, then a small venue might be enough – and a vineyard wedding will be the perfect place to do it.

To ensure that you get the date you want, it’s best to book as far in advance as possible. If you are having a destination wedding, then you’ll have to make sure that everyone can get there. This could mean booking flights for your guests. Another important thing to decide is the theme of the wedding. If you’re getting married in a vineyard, you may want to go with a rustic theme with flowers.




Getting everything together

Because weddings are amongst the most important events in people’s lives it is crucial to make sure that everything goes right. To Do lists and planners are great for you to keep track of everything you need to do, especially if you wish to do everything by

yourself. However, if you’d prefer to have some help and trust a professional to help guide you, it may be a good idea to hire a wedding planner. These professionals will help not only with organizing the wedding but can also help with the venue, the catering, entertainment and the other aspects you can easily forget.




At Quinta dos Vales you can find not only a perfect destination for a dream vineyard wedding, with amazing venues and views but also a team of professionals that can help you establish contacts with wedding planners, personal assistants, caterers and many more.



This text was originally published in: Portugal Resident