Not every country is accepting of gay weddings; however, nowadays there are more options available than ever before. The location of your wedding can make or break the event, and will have a rolling effect on everything from your food options to entertainment; therefore, making the right decision is paramount. If you’re unsure where to go, these five destinations will give you some much needed inspiration. We are always happy to help, so why don’t you book a free consultation.
While gay marriages can’t take place in a church or chapel in Portugal, there are still plenty of options available if you’d like a beach ceremony. With guaranteed sunshine, tranquil towns and a landscape filled with olive groves and vineyards, Portugal provides a scenic and quaint setting that’s perfect for a relaxing wedding and honeymoon.
Spain is filled with plenty of beautiful and romantic places to get married. Since same-sex unions were legalised in 2005, Madrid and Barcelona have been very popular gay wedding and honeymoon destinations. The stunning beaches, jaw dropping architecture, dazzling city lights, and mouth-watering cuisine make Spain a personal favourite.
Hawaii has an abundance of resorts that specifically cater to the gay community. With stunning blue waters, delicious cocktails, white sandy beaches and a highly relaxed atmosphere, it’s ideal if you’re keen on tying the knot in a tropical paradise.
San Francisco has been at the epicentre of gay culture in America (possible the world) for decades. With literally hundreds of gay bars, shops and hotels, it certainly provides a pleasant atmosphere for couples. But regardless of its history, the city itself is absolutely stunning with its topsy turvey geography, charming street cars and the world renowned Fisherman’s Wharf.
Iceland is without a doubt one of the most picturesque countries on the planet, and since gay marriage was legalised in 2010, it’s been a prime hotspot for same-sex weddings. Iceland is filled with stunning glaciers and endless forestry, providing the perfect backdrop for your big day. If you’re lucky you may even get to see the Northern Lights.
Whether you want to tie the knot in six feet of snow or overlooking turquoise waters, these five gay wedding destinations will be sure to satisfy your needs. Here you can get some more gay wedding ideas.