Where To Say “I Do” in 2022, Destination Weddings

February 2, 2022 by Perrie Hartz

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From a private exotic island, to rugged yet chic luxury ranch to a historic English countryside estate, and a Provençal hamlet dotted with vineyards, there is a truly perfect setting for every type of destination wedding. Discover some of the most exceptional Hidden Doorways’ properties worldwide where you can say “I do” in 2022.


Private Island Weddings:

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The Brando

Tetiaroa, French Polynesia

Couples looking for the very best in island luxury with a commitment to sustainability and exclusivity for their destinations weddings should look no further than The Brando, a private island resort on French Polynesia’s breathtakingly beautiful atoll of Tetiaroa. Available for full takeover, this uber-luxe, all-inclusive property boasts 35 stunning, secluded villas with sustainably-chic design and private plunge pools on powdery soft, white-sand beaches, private sunset dinners, sumptuous couple’s spa treatments at the Varua te ora spa, and immersive nature excursions. Just 30 miles north of Tahiti, The Brando offers traditional Tahitian wedding ceremonies by the peaceful lagoon, or sunset ceremonies with traditional Polynesian acoustics overlooking the pristine aquamarine waters. It doesn’t get more romantic—or more exotic.

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Kokomo Private Island Fiji

Kadavu Islands, Fiji

Another private island in Fiji that offers a full takeover is Kokomo Private Island, located within the awe-inspiring Great Astrolabe Reef. This luxurious all-inclusive property boasts lush rainforests, crystalline waters, world-class snorkeling, couple’s treatments at Yaukuve Spa, and spectacular white sand beaches, setting the scene for a truly unrivaled wedding celebration. Along with pristine surroundings and spacious accommodations, Kokomo also offers three unique wedding packages, where couples can buy-out the island catering up to 120 guests, or have an intimate ceremony to elope. The island is accessible by seaplane or helicopter and is just a short flight from Nadi International Airport. View more details in their wedding brochure here.


Beach Weddings:

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Mykonos, Greece

Another Greek isles wedding option is the five-star, privately-owned boutique property Kālesma. Tucked away on Ornos Bay in Mykonos, one of Greece’s most beloved and picturesque islands, this luxurious Grecian hideaway offers 27 luxurious suites and villas with exceptional personalized services and amenities (including a bespoke concierge service) against the backdrop of idyllic natural surroundings. Meaning “inviting”  in Greek, Kālesma indeed lives up to its name where the hotel can be privatized for weddings. This spring Kālesma’s chapel will be adorned with beautifully hand-painted sketches of Saints and iconic influences from ancient Greece. It is a little slice of Mediterranean heaven and the perfect place for an intimate, elegant Mykonian beachside wedding.

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Wymara Resort & Villas

Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Situated directly on pristine Grace Bay—considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world—Wymara Resort & Villas in the Turks & Caicos Islands is the destination wedding spot of any beach-lover’s dreams. The property’s luxurious facilities and multiple outdoor spaces provide the perfect backdrop to say ‘I do.’ Hold an intimate barefoot shoreline ceremony then slip into heels for an elegant poolside reception. Alternatively, there is also a private garden, two signature restaurants, and even a 3,000 square foot exclusive penthouse with a legendary wrap-around terrace and awe-inspiring views.

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Lesante Cape

Zakynthos, Greece

Located on a beautiful, secluded beach on Zante (Zakynthos), Greece, Lesante Cape is a sprawling luxury resort that offers an unforgettable location for any Grecian wedding celebration. The resort’s many venue options range from a chic and intimate poolside ceremony to a larger, more formal party in the property’s exclusive ballroom. Lesante Cape ensures every wedding is perfect with personalized touches like designer gown rental, wedding cake-making, and fun group excursions like private sunset sails and pampering treatments at the world-class spa.


Cultural Weddings:

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Heckfield Place

Hook, Hampshire, England 

Possibly one of the most impressive country hotels in England, Heckfield Place is a stunning Georgian estate on over 400-acres of pristine Hampshire countryside. Renown for its amenities and exceptional personalized service, this historic country seat is also a much-loved wedding venue. Less than an hour from busting London yet still secluded enough to enjoy the tranquility of the natural surroundings, Heckfield is well suited for weddings of both small and large scale. While the venue can accommodate up to 90 overnight guests and 150 guests in an outdoor marquee, there is also the option of a full property takeover. For more details, view their wedding brochure here.

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The Fife Arms

Braemar, Scotland

This historic boutique property set in the wild, vast Scottish Highlands is an art-lover’s paradise, and an exceptional choice for a unique and uber-chic destination wedding. Just a few hours from Edinburgh, The Fife Arms offers a range of unique venue spaces to host memorable, once-in-a-lifetime celebrations. Whether a couple desires a formal banquet with a traditional Scottish “ceilidh”, or a cozy fireside drinks reception, the hotel makes sure to collaborate with local experts to make each wedding a truly unforgettable occasion.

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Coquillade Provence Resort & Spa

Gargas, Provence, France

Nestled deep in the heart of the Provençal countryside in the South of France, Coquillade Provence Resort & Spa is what lavender-scented wedding dreams are made of. This stunning property, set amid rolling hills in the Luberon region, is a perfect mix of luxury and laid-back, quintessentially French charm. From intimate candle-lit ceremonies to sunset drinks amid the olive oil fields, Coquillade offers a magical wedding experience, either small or grand in scale, where elegance and beauty intertwine.

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Six Senses Douro Valley

Douro Valley, Portugal

Set amid the rolling hills of the majestic Douro Valley wine region in Portugal, Six Senses Douro Valley is a beautifully-renovated historic 19th century manor house with sprawling woodlands, lush gardens, and sweeping panoramic views. The perfect spot for a unique and unforgettable wedding celebration, the property is steeped in history and romance, and it blends lush surroundings with a thoroughly modern, sleek design.

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San Clemente Palace Kempinski 

Venice, Italy

Situated on a private island in the heart of the lagoon, San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice is a luxurious retreat that offers peace and exclusivity within the enchanting city of Venice. The perfect spot for a decadent and grand destination wedding set in a church that dates back to 1131 with historic frescos and sculptors created by prominent Italian artists, San Clemente Palace is also available as a full property takeover surrounded by 17-acres lush centuries-old gardens and offers a multitude of spacious venues and five-star amenities within its historic cloistered walls.


Closer to Home:

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Brush Creek Luxury Rach Collection

Saratoga, Wyoming

A 30,000 acre luxury ranch in the wilds of Wyoming, Brush Creek Ranch is renown for its stunning Western weddings. Set against the backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains, Brush Creek offers exceptional all-inclusive wedding packages, including premium accommodations, impressive catering menus, unforgettable ceremony and dining locations, and adventures and activities for the wedding party and the guests to enjoy. Brush Creek also offers an elopement package, perfect for those looking for a more intimate and private experience.

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Twin Farms

Barnard, Vermont

Nestled in 30 acres of beautiful Vermont countryside, Twin Farms is a luxurious boutique hotel on a remote country estate perfect for a cozy and intimate wedding celebration. Peaceful and relaxed, Twin Farms focuses exclusively on small weddings or elopements of 8 or fewer guests, allowing for a truly personalized experience. Comprised of woods, meadows, mountains and a 9-acre pond, the property is a nature lover’s paradise, and the perfect place to exchange vows amidst backdrop of lush forests and rolling hills.




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