Your wedding day is meant to be the happiest day of your life.
The venue you choose to get married at plays a huge role in that memory. At TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals, we’re thinking bigger than hotel ballrooms and country clubs. For your wedding, you deserve the utmost luxury and elegance, the best of the best.
We’ve rounded up 20 of the world’s most majestic vacation rentals that will host your special day, from English castles, French chateaus and Caribbean estates to Balinese and Californian mansions.
With amazing backdrops for your wedding photos, top-notch amenities and conveniences for your guests, plus private chefs, caterers, drivers and housekeepers, these 20 properties don’t leave any stone (er, diamond) unturned.
This upscale Hacienda-style wedding estate artfully combines Old World charm with modern sophistication. High ceilings, marble floors and lavish décor complement every inch of the property. A grand fireplace stands proudly in the living room while the kitchen and bedrooms open to dramatic views of Pedregal and Pacific Ocean. Accommodating weddings of up to 150 people, Villa Maria is just minutes from downtown Cabo, where the restaurants, cantinas and shops round out yours and your guest’s amazing celebration. Six bedrooms.
Summerhill is one of Jamaica’s most fabulous villas and offers your wedding party 10,000 square feet of Caribbean bliss. You’ll enjoy a scenic ceremony, as vibrant tropical flowers, a beautifully landscaped lawn, various fruit trees, walking paths and a luscious garden encircle the property. Nine bedrooms.
If your soon-to-be spouse deserves the royal treatment (and don’t we all?), look no further than Chateau Lagorce. The massive castle sleeps up to 51 people and will make your guests feel like lords and ladies of the manor! 20 bedrooms.
The magnificent terrace at Villa Miguel is the ideal setting for memorable wedding photos. Admire the stunning ocean views while you relax in the infinity pool and Jacuzzi, or stroll the warm beach sands just steps away. Past wedding parties have labeled Miguel as “Villa Perfecto” and said of their wedding experience there: “One of the best days of our lives!” Four bedrooms.
Nestled in the picturesque hills of Pisa, the 15th century Villa di Corliano makes for the perfect Tuscan wedding venue. The estate includes a music hall, ballroom, multiple dining rooms and the “Farmhouse Hall” that can accommodate a total of 200 guests comfortably. 15 bedrooms.
The Logie Elphinstone House is set within its own private estate dating back to 1492, on the banks of the River Ury at the foot of Bennachie. 17th-century renovations turned the elegant castle into a massive country home, which now can hold weddings of up to 150 people. 13 bedrooms.
The Karang Putih sits majestically upon the cliffs of Bali, providing a jaw-dropping backdrop for your special day. If the newlyweds want even more of a VIP experience, consider making a truly grand entrance: via the private chopper and helipad on the property. Six bedrooms.
From the exterior, Clara Vista’s multiple domes give the villa an exotic, palatial look. You’ll find a host of attractive amenities inside this home, including marble floors throughout, a movie theater and a gourmet kitchen. Located in the exclusive Pedregal community, this fabulous five-level estate awaits your arrival. Six bedrooms.
This tropical villa is a gated estate on two acres of rain forest, offering panoramic views of the ocean and a golden-sand beach just steps away. Nestled in the lush jungle, Manuel Antonio Villa may come with a few extra plus-ones. Past guests have seen monkeys, sloths and numerous tropical birds in the surrounding forest. 10 bedrooms.
Stunning mountain views surround this romantic castle-like setting. Enjoy a luxurious stay in the charming, old-world suite of rooms, where you’ll have modern conveniences of smart TVs and wireless internet along with fireplaces in the master bedroom and living room. Stone Tower is a peaceful seclusion perfect for your ceremony, with acres and acres to wander. You can often see deer, elk, birds and other wildlife from the windows or balconies. Five bedrooms.
Chateau St. Martin is an exceptional property accommodating up to 300 wedding guests. Those staying will have their choice of the chateau (7 bedrooms), the loft (two bedrooms), and a medieval tower (two bedrooms) complete with guard room and fantastic views of the dramatic confluence of the Loire and Vienna rivers. 11 bedrooms.
Endless Summer covers 9,000 square feet and overlooks a 400-acre golf course. The property is perfect for weddings, as it can accommodate a large number of guests and the upper balcony is ideal for the marriage ceremony. A grand reception can be organized on the pool terrace and the extensive veranda. Endless Summer is fully staffed with a housekeeper, butler, gardener, chef and laundress. Six bedrooms.
A modern five-star estate, Newhall Mansion features numerous places to host your unforgettable wedding. There are stunning reception and ceremony sites, a grand ballroom, library, dining hall, underground tavern, wine cellar, entertainment lounge, pool, cabanas, fire pit, citrus groves, olive groves and much more. Eight bedrooms.
Bask in the famed Seminyak sunset over the Indian Ocean while you choose from three beachfront villas in the Berawa Beach Estate. “Thanks for making our wedding the dream we always wished for,” says one TripAdvisor reviewer. 12 bedrooms.
Guest can’t help falling in love with Dreamtime by the Sea from the moment they enter. The property presents a picture-perfect view with mango, banana and plantain trees and a collection of exotic bromeliad plants lining the entrance. Whichever fruits are in season, guests get to enjoy them fresh off the trees. The distinct oriental ambiance of Dreamtime by the Sea makes it a stunning wedding venue in the heart of the Caribbean. Six bedrooms.
The private resort of Las Palmas combines extreme elegance with unique architecture and modern decor. The ocean views will leave you breathless as you toast to life from the infinity pool or your personal suite. 18 bedrooms.
The exceptional 15th century Chateau Gombardy is located in the Loire-Anjou-Touraine National Park and has been beautifully restored. The local area is known as the “Garden of France” and is famed for its fine wines and immaculately groomed vineyards. Nine bedrooms.
Bruisyard Hall and grounds is steeped in history – dating back to 1354 – yet includes all the modern luxuries guests dream of. Rent out all 700 acres for an unforgettable wedding celebration. 10 bedrooms.
When crossing the threshold of this fortress one is greeted by luxurious tiled floors, rich wood paneling and gorgeous drapes ceiling to floor, reminiscent of old European decadence. Your wedding guests will enjoy the twelve-seat theater, rich library, subterranean wine cellar and full-scale piano bar. Views of the Saddleback Mountains grace the horizon. Seven bedrooms.
Positioned at the end of Millionaire’s Mile on Phuket’s uber-fashionable west coast, Villa I is in a class of its own. It occupies 15,000 square feet of prime waterfront and commands majestic sea views across the Andaman Sea to the west and Patong Bay to the south. If you’re looking for a luxurious venue for your dream wedding, Villa I’s manager, Thai chef, housekeepers and handyman are committed to making it a success. Eight bedrooms.