Put on the red carpet and the shehnai right in the distance. Because it is now officially Wedding o’clock! A wedding is the purest time of the year. The time for two souls to come together and start a long road trip together. But when it comes to India, it rarely is just about the two of them. A wedding is Happy Times for everyone! The youngest niece in the house gets to put on her lipstick, and the great-great-great-grandmother gets to pull out her old stories from her purse. It is a win-win situation for all. And this sacred ceremony. This beautiful event. It needs the best location.
It cannot be the same overused spot. It needs to be pure and just yours. And MLMT gives you just that! Here is a thoughtfully picked out list of top wedding spots for this year!
- Colombo, Sri Lanka
Right in the middle of the royal, exotic lands lies this bustling hub. There is barely any place that will give you the rustic experience clubbed effortlessly with the top-notch amenities. But Colombo has it all. You can have yourself a sea-side, calm wedding or you can book some of the biggest wedding venues and take the luxury one pedestal up. Or you can have both? There are no limits.
Sri Lanka is the best destination wedding. And guess what it is closer to your budget than most? Now you can buy tickets for all of your extended clan and not lose sleep over it. The country marinated thoroughly in tradition will welcome you with open arms.
The cold has swiftly slipped in. And for some of us, it is the best time of the year. For all those always in for a shiver, there is no place better than Shimla. It can serve as quite a unique place to get married in. If you are looking for a smaller wedding and always have an eyebrow up for adventure, sign up right here.
The pines stand firm in the distance. They reflect your connection. Mountains there to support you through the best and the worst. The air is fresher than anywhere else. What better place to start your married life than here? Romance blushes at the mere thought of tying the knot here. Take a deep breath and step your foot forward.
The city, known as the pink city throws everyone under its spell. You step into this absolute paradise, and the tune for the perfect wedding is already set. Beauty radiates from every corner of the city. In Jaipur, things are always a little bit brighter. This has been a leading location for weddings in India for quite a bit, and if you see from up close, you will know exactly why.
Imagine that dream you had. A prince. A palace. It is about to be proved correct. Imagine the kind of city that will give you a choice of palaces, right at your beckoning. Raj Palace, Samod Palace, Gold Palace, the list goes on. Rustic energy lit with passion and the spark of love. This is all yours.
There is nothing that Goa cannot do. It is the multipurpose destination. To all our wild buddies, are you in? A bachelor party and a wedding all rolled into one. Step foot in the soft sand, smell the salty sea and feel the wind blow your hair out of your face. Feel the permanence of the ocean beyond you. Look into the eyes of the person who will be at your side for every day after that. Make the bond that cannot be broken.
Goa is a special place indeed. It has something to satisfy every hunger of yours. This is why it is such a catch. Some of the best wedding spots in Goa lie around the Southern area. Like Leela, Radisson, Taj and other names just as big.
Ah! The place that is literally a reminder of the strongest of all loves. Agra is not just a place. No, it is a symbol of how far the connection can go. The kind of things people can do for ones they are betrothed to. It will be precisely for you and your love. With the mighty Taj standing tall in the distance. Everyone will shed a tear as they look at the sheer beauty of the occasion.
Royalty is the overlying theme of the wedding. This has been a critical spot on the list for a long time and hence has all the prep in place. There are a lot of venues and resorts overlooking the palace. There is also a tonne of wedding planners waiting in line right at your service.
- Tuscany, Italy
With this one, we turn onto a different street altogether. A road with a canal flowing and a villa with creeps and flowers growing out of order. There are castles with majesty spilling in from above. The destination to make you gasp in surprise. The beauty that cannot be contained. There is magic in the air, and it will hold you by the hand and gently push you towards your destiny.
This is the best destination wedding you could dream up. The kind that you have been sitting in awe of with all those rom-coms. The rustic settings and the wine continually flowing. Live music challenging you all into a dance. Your eyes will be overflowing with tears because of the sheer beauty. There is no better place to vow for the future.
God himself looks upon you as you stand together with your family in solidarity here. Blessings are strewn around here in His own country. Make sure to catch some for you and your love. Kerala works on its own time. The culture here is on the strongest of ends. Shimmering waters and palms dot the sites. We can almost hear the soulful music played by the orchestra of nature. This is as close to ethereal beauty as you can get.
And it only works in ranges. The perfect hidden beaches of Kovalam. Or the scented tea gardens of perfect Munnar. There is a new view with every few miles. These are the kinds that will remain with you for all of eternity.
The Nizams of Hyderabad were truly right about this place. It is highly concentrated in tradition. Left overnight and cooked to the perfect. Okay, maybe I am leaning towards biryani. But Hyderabad has a lot of brilliant things to offer. Their cuisine is just one of the charms. Your eyes will sway in circles as they land on the architectural paradise. The intricacy of the work will have you all swooning.
The age that ended long ago has seen a lot of transformations. You will see every bit of how it has aged in its curves. This is the perfect depiction of marriage. It keeps turning and changing and even with all that goes wrong, ends up just as striking as every palace here. So, sit in your thrones and prepare to be wowed.
In all our scripts there is a river that is considered the holiest of ours. The Ganges is not just a river, but our mother. And these are blessings we want to bow down for. This is an unexpected wedding spot, but beautiful nonetheless. Ganga, the river the brings us all together, smiling. Bless not just your marriage but everyone in your household as you step onto the banks of the holy guide. There are a few hotels known for throwing brilliant weddings in the area. The rituals performed will genuinely give you a sense of purity and calm. And maybe right after, you could add adventure to your package. The place has as much to offer as you ask. This is the wedding to forget all in the past and begin this beautiful journey with a fresh outlook.
- Islands of Thailand
Here it is. The most beautiful destination Wedding spot for all Indians. It is almost like it is tailor made. And so within our reach. You can now also reach Thailand via road. There begin the inklings of a wedding like never seen before. The islands here are home to the most exotic and diverse settings. From islands that are loud and quiet all at once. To islands that can be booked just for you. You wish for it, and Thailand has it.
Flowers woven into beautiful strings around your neck. Girls dancing to celebrate this great conquer over love. The immensity of the ocean with the luxury of solitude. Thailand is the wedding spot that you see in dreams. And now, in reality.
This is the biggest event of your life. An event that will set the tempo for everything in your life. After this day, you walk out with another set of footsteps. With a hand to hold.
So, get the tubs of haldi and the prepare your sangeet dances. The wedding season is here to stay!