Wedding and honeymoon but where? Among those willing to marry probably the most discussed topic. But before a premarital dispute breaks out: We call top addresses at home and abroad.
Drum check who ties forever – if he does not find a nicer location. This is true for weddings as well as for the honeymoon, and clearly: the advantage is hotels with a particularly romantic ambience. Morocco , Bali , Greece or South Tyrol – the Covenant of Love knows no borders. But why even wander into the distance? We have some decision support for the bridal couple .
Although it does not rain roses, freshly wedded people in the Mandarin Oriental Marrakech feel as if they are bedded on roses. The luxury oasis against the magnificent backdrop of the Atlas Mountains is set in 20 hectares of gardens with olive groves and 100,000 rose bushes. Clear that most weddings are celebrated in this ambience. After that, the moves newlyweds back to one of the 56 villas that are equipped up to 430 m2 and with private pools and lounge areas in the courtyards or gardens.
Roses also play a role in the 1,800 m2 spa , for example in treatments such as “Morrocan Rose”, which includes a massage with argan oil and the finest rose essences. Chef Caterer Meryem Cherkaoui , one of the best in the country, is known for its culinary delights, and for its modern interpretation of Moroccan food. In addition to the luxury resort, just a five-minute drive from the medina of Marrakech , is the city’s oldest and most prestigious golf club, the Royal Golf Club. The hotel’s honeymoon package includes an arrangement of 100 roses, as well as late check-out, airport transfer, a romantic 4-course meal in Mes’Lalla and a spa treatment for two. www.manadarinoriental.com
Colorful ceremony on Bali
What should go wrong, if you at the “seat of the gods” or the “island of happiness” the yes-word or spend the honeymoon? We are talking about Bali , and The Mulia is a very romantic place with a fantastic beach backdrop and a view of the Geger Temple. There, the wedding ceremonies take place barefoot on the white Nusa Dua Beach , in the Harmony Chapel overlooking the Indian Ocean or in the glass floating Eternity Chapel. If you like, choose the colorful Balinese ceremony. The hotel provides an all-inclusive package from planning, to catering, to the spa pampering program such as the Royal Bridal SpaTreatment that was once reserved only for queens.
For the romantic wedding night or the honeymoon, there are 111 luxurious suites or, in the attached The Mulia Villas, 108 villas surrounded by tropical gardens – all with butler service around the clock. New this month is a honeymoon special with a week of luxury vacation for two in the suite “The Baron Garden View “. www.themulia.com
Historic wedding atmosphere in the Harz
Wernigerode im Harz attracts wedding couples from all over the world. It is the backdrop to a historic ambience with picturesque half-timbered houses and a mysterious nature. The Travel Charme Gothisches Haus, located in the heart of the picturesque town, is the perfect location for a wedding. Wedding in the fairytale-like castle or in the historic wedding room of the magnificent town hall of Wernigerode , followed by a festive menu in the hotel’s own restaurant “Die Stuben” with “Hexenstube” and “Ritterstube” or in the gourmet restaurant “Bohlenstube”.
The wedding cake is made by the confectioners of the four-star superior hotel. A carriage ride to the legendary Brocken, a castle tour with a tourist train ride, love doves flying into the sky or the sawing of a tree trunk – the hotel team takes care of the supporting program. At the end of the special day, the newlywed couple sleeps half-timbered in the bridal suite. www.travelcharme.com
Nature and culture in South Tyrol
Honeymooners who do not want to choose between nature and culture will find a romantic hideaway for both worlds in South Tyrol . In mountain forests of the Haflinger high plateau and only 10 kilometers from the spa hotspot Meran , the mix of South Tyrolean nature in the mountains and Italian Dolce Vita in the city is lived in the Josef Mountain Resort.
During wellness, hiking and biking at an altitude of 1,600 to 2,300 meters, you will find the Dolomites and the tops and tops of the Texel group at your feet. In Meran, you will walk in the footsteps of Empress Sissi to the gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle. The Josef spoils newlyweds with togetherness in the Private Spa Suite Pinus with couples massage, sauna, whirlpool and Prosecco. www.joseef.bz
Romantic wedding in Greek
If you think of wedding and honeymoon in a Greek romantic ambience, there are only a few more luxurious addresses: Located on the mighty cliffs of the Aegean peninsula of Sithonia, the Danai Beach Resort & Villas is an extraordinary hideaway in the north of Greece . A Mediterranean oasis of peace surrounded by pine trees, a 40,000 m2 garden, white sandy beach and crystal blue sea. A paradise for bridal couples , for whom everything is planned from wedding planning to honeymoon . You can marry either directly at the resort or in the picturesque church of the fishing village of St. Nikitas.
Perfect for the subsequent honeymoon with endless views of the sea is the 450 m2 Villa Blue Riviera. Again 250 m2 larger is the garden area with its own pool and sun terrace. Highlight is the vaulted roof of the living room, which can be opened at the push of a button and the view of the sky of Greece releases. So much romance can be enjoyed alone together with a fine wine from the exclusive wine cellar of the Danai. www.danairesort.com
Fairytale wedding in the castle
The Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg is one of the most beautiful and largest baroque castles in Europe and a popular location for the most beautiful day in life. For the wedding itself, there are several romantic places in and around the castle. Brides and grooms, for example, can take their vows in the historical Salon Zanetti, an official branch office of the registry office, with a view of the Rhineland or during a free ceremony under a bow in the rose garden.
For the subsequent celebration, the five-star superior hotel offers wedding arrangements for every taste, and for particularly pompous festivities there is plenty of space in the 385-square-meter ballroom. Tip for the wedding night in a majestic atmosphere is the Domsuite in the foremost wing of the castle with a unique view of the Cologne Cathedral and a stately living and sleeping area. www.schlossbensberg.com
Flirt and celebrate in Vinschgau
In the Garberhof one flutters on the sunny side of life – because the Vinschgau is known for its many sunny days. Wedding couples enjoy the best on the 40 m² terrace in one of the two chalets with floor to ceiling glass fronts and perfect panoramic views. And the main building of the refurbished four-star superior hotel is also a design gem: the bright panoramic restaurant and the light-flooded lounge bar in 1981 characterize modern alpine-style.
A candlelight dinner with light Mediterranean-alpine cuisine and wine rarities, then a gin cocktail personally created by the landlord is pure gourmet enjoyment. A unique spa experience for two: the 500-square-meter hammam, where the newly-lover can indulge in a two-hour cleansing ritual. www.garberhof.com
First celebration address on Lake Starnberg
An absolute venue for weddings, events and festivities in an upscale, stylish ambience is La Villa, located directly on Lake Starnberg. About 160 years ago, the Italian villa was built as “Knorr-Schlössl” by Arnold Zenetti. Since 1987 she is privately owned and known as the first address for stylish celebrations beyond Bavaria. But the view from the restaurant , the orangery of the terrace, the park or the boathouse with its own jetty is unique. The wedding service helps in advance planning and organization, a romantic boat trip with the hotel’s own “Betty” is one of them.