India is a land of spellbinding natural beauty. There are numerous stunning locales that are make for a perfect backdrop to wedding ceremonies. So, here is a list of the best destination wedding locations in India – read on and pick your favourite!
1. Havelock Island – Paradise Of Andaman
Anyone looking for a picturesque beach wedding that is an elegant and sophisticated affair would find the Andaman Islands to be ideal. Clear, blue waters, mild weather, and a sense of quiet exclusivity prevail here. Great for beach weddings with that gorgeous sunset backdrop.
2. Udaipur or Jaisalmer
The royal vibe of Rajasthan’s cities and countryside is just right for big fat Indian weddings. Udaipur and Jodhpur have some wonderful resorts in heritage properties that are popular for destination weddings. Here, everything is organized and runs like clock-work – truly hassle-free wedding destinations.
Venue - Shiv Niwas Palace Udaipur
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It may come as a surprise to some but the holy township of Rishikesh is quite a popular and lovely wedding destination. There are many resorts nestled alongside the mighty Ganga river that capture the breathtaking natural beauty of the region. Indian destination weddings at such resorts are charmingly traditional and very memorable.4. Lavasa
For folks looking for a cultural fusion of the east and west in their wedding functions, Lavasa is the place to be. A short distance away from Pune, this quaint place is a planned hill station modelled on an Italian town. Beautiful architecture, modern amenities, and an off-beat experience – all perfect for an interesting destination wedding. Photography
: The Cheesecake Project5. Goa
The beaches of Goa are best for weddings with a beach-weekender-vibe. If you want your
destination weekend to be an extended party with lots of fun and fabulousness, Goa has much to offer. Pro-tip – if you’re planning a Goa wedding, space out the functions because being hungover at ceremonies can be quite a challenge.Photography
- Joshua Fernandes6. Mussoorie
The Queen of Hills – Mussoorie – is like a fairytale setting for a romantic celebration. This hill township looks down over the Doon valley, with beautiful resorts and idyllic scenery to please the senses. It’s a preferred wedding destination for people who want to have a dreamy wedding, perched on a hilltop.Photography
: Sona Sachdeva 7. Kolkata
Another extremely exotic location for a destination wedding in India is Kolkata. With it’s unique fusion of British and Bengali aesthetic, the city has many beautiful resorts and banquets for wedding celebrations. Also, the food here is delightful, which earns Kolkata a few bonus points for its suitability. 8. Pushkar
The land of Lord Bhramha’s temple and 52 ghats is not just a religious epicenter but also a scenic wedding destination. Many hotels, resorts, and banquet halls overlook the Pushkar lake, adding to the vibrancy of the township. But there may be certain food restrictions in the city, so it may not be a suitable option for non-vegetarians.
The Greenhouse Resort, Pushkar, Rajasthan - PLUSH AFFAIRS9. Kovalam
The backwaters of Kerela are exemplars of natural beauty. Anyone dreaming of a beach-side wedding ceremony that takes social media by storm can finalize Kovalam without a second doubt. You can be assured that resorts and catering in the region are also amazing.