Planning a winter wedding? Your big day doesn’t have to be about dodging the drizzle and cold climate of the UK – there is so much choice when it comes to planning a winter sun wedding. And it can also work out a lot cheaper than a UK wedding too! Together with travel experts, Destination2.co.uk we list the best places to have the sun shining down while you exchange vows on the most important day of your life.
If you want the sand between your toes, endless garlands of lotus flowers, bougainvillea and orchids and a gentle laid back mood to your celebrations, then Thailand is the place. The country’s monsoon season ends in October, so November through to March are ideal times to visit. With a wide range of islands to choose from, world famous cuisine and breath-taking scenery, this country will provide a wedding – and honeymoon – that dreams are made of.
November, December and January are great months to visit this gem of the Middle East. The Emirate has enough grandeur and glitz to provide your wedding party with anything you desire. From the most opulent hotels on the planet to hospitality and service of the highest standards – a wedding in Dubai is sure to wow your guests and create memories that will be cherished forever.
Amid the electric atmosphere of the Mexican coast, and the incredible views of the Yucatan Peninsula, is the prime location for anyone in search of the perfect beach wedding. Walking your way down a petal strewn aisle overlooking the aquamarine Caribbean Sea will be a wonderful and unforgettable start to the best day of your life.
If you want a wedding in Paradise, we recommend considering Mauritius. Situated in the Indian Ocean, nearly 2800km off the coast of Africa, is this island nation most famous for it beaches, lagoons and reefs. It’s also home to some of the best hotels in the world that will bend over backwards to make sure your wedding is carried off in style, in one of the most beautiful spots on Earth.
Soak up the seductive Caribbean vibe of Barbados, which is only an eight-hour flight from the UK. The best time to visit this easterly Caribbean enclave is between November and April. However, for a small nation, Barbados has a big personality – from the warmth of the locals to the awe-inspiring landscape. Bring the carnival spirit along to your Big Day on an island that will guarantee smiles, dancing, and good vibes well into the evening.