One of the very best parts of your wedding day will undoubtedly be the fact that all of your favorite people in the same place at the same time. The only thing that could possibly top that would be having all of your favorite people in the same place at the same time while on vacation! When you plan a destination wedding, you're ensuring that the party won't end when the clock strikes midnight—it can go all weekend long! If you're thinking about hosting your wedding far from home, let these five real weddings inspire you.
Zainob and Mathew's wedding video, captured by Henry Weddings, can be described in just one word: Unreal. And just in case their incredible Nigerian celebration at ancient ruins in Guatemala wasn't impressive enough, know that the bride actually made her own wedding dress.
Garrison, New York
Want a destination that isn't too far from home? Take a page out of Lauren and Michael's wedding planning book. This NYC-based couple escaped to a venue just north of the city to celebrate in country club style. The views alone, which you can take in thanks to this video from NST Pictures, made the trip entirely worth it.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Be prepared to experience the deepest FOMO of your life watching this video, captured by Audrey Alba Films, from Karolina and Sander's Cabo wedding. Honestly, the beach dance party alone is enough to have you running to the airport.
San Diego, California
If you're considering going the destination route for the intimacy factor, then Danielle and Peter's wedding style is for you. They were joined by just 38 of their loved ones for their oceanside ceremony, hoping to have a calm, whimsical, floral-focused event. It's safe to say they succeeded, but don't take our word for it: Check out SJ Videography's film of the day and see for yourself.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Zavion and Jon have collectively planned over 600 weddings, including their own. And if there were ever an event that could be described as "regal," theirs would be it. The reception décor is unbelievable, and the grooms' style is seriously impeccable. Prepare to be blown away by the video from Hauke Wedding Films.