Exotic Wedding Location Ideas You Should Seriously Consider

The best destination weddings are in locations you’ve always dreamed about! For the couple who loves to travel and is constantly maxing out their passports’ pages, having a global destination wedding makes a lot of sense. Or, if you’re a couple that wants to surprise their guests by having a wedding day that will seriously be a once-in-a-lifetime getaway, a global wedding destination is beyond ideal. Regardless, we love global weddings, and we have rounded up some seriously exotic and stunning wedding venues all over Southeast Asia. 🌏

Location No. 1 – Bali


You can really have a out-of-this-world moment if you’re going to have your wedding in beautiful Bali. From the white sand beaches to the vibrant and colorful landscapes, the Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa and Baruna Bali hotels will give you and your guests the ultimate luxurious experience without breaking the bank.

Where to Wed: Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali

Location: Jalan Wana Segara 33 Tuban Bali 80361 Indonesia

Type of Views: Lush greenery, brightly colored tropical flowers, and the Indian ocean right at your feet. When you step onto your balcony you’ll be surrounded by palm trees and feel the sweet island breeze of the sea just a few feet away. This resort definitely is paradise and perfect for families.
Wedding 101: Say “I Do” at the spa garden with a beach view. Getting married in Bali is an Instagram lover’s dream come true because this destination wedding is picture perfect! At Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali, you can sign up for a wedding package that includes everything from your wedding cake, photographer, florals, personal assistance, marriage certificates, document processing and more.

Perks & Amenities: High-speed internet access, kids stay and eat for free, handicap accessibility, tea tree spa, pool, restaurant/bar

Starting Price: $90 night
Description of Venue: Holiday Inn Resort at Baruna Bali is a tropical paradise. Enjoy a romantic getaway in what feels like your own private island. Get couples massages, relax in the pools surrounded by tropical greenery, and step onto the white powder sand beach just steps from your room.

Bonus Perk: Massages and pedicures aren’t the only things this incredible spa offers. You and your love can get a full body exfoliation and scrub together which will be a must when you’re laying out in the sun all day.

Location No. 2- The Maldives

If you and your partner love pure luxury then look no further and highly consider the Maldives. An intimate escape, the Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives is a true tropical paradise where you can really experience the island life to its fullest. The Maldives are known for their luxurious hospitality and azure blue water, where exotic activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and jet skiing or diving with the beautiful and friendly turtles and sharks are readily available.
Where to Wed: Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives

Location: Kandooma Fushi Republic of Maldives South Male Atoll, 08310, Maldives
Type of Views: Heaven is truly a place on earth and it’s called the Maldives! White powder sand and crystal clear warm blue water that you can walk on for miles. Step outside your villa on the water and jump in the ocean right under your feet.
Wedding 101: Whether you’re looking to have an exclusive wedding on the sand or the honeymoon of the lifetime, Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives is the place to be. Where else can you wake up to champagne and breakfast in bed? Sit back and relax because when you get married here, everything from your bouquet to wedding cake is taken care of!

Perks & Amenities: High-speed internet access, spa, restaurant/bar, pool

Starting Price: $167/night for a standard room, $554/night for a suite

Description of Venue: Wake up every day to the most beautiful beach you’ve ever seen in your life and go to bed watching sunsets you thought only existed in paintings. In the Maldives, the beauty and the adventures are endless! Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach or inside your private villa with your love, the Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives is the place to be.

Bonus Perk: Overwater hammocks! That’s right, if you stay on one of the OverWater Villas, you can take a nap in a hammock on the ocean!

Location No. 3 – Phuket, Thailand

Having a wedding in Thailand will guarantee your wedding will be surrounded by beauty but peaceful energy – which is a must for any big day. The tranquil tropical gardens and beautiful nature all around you deliver an ambience that you and your guests will never forget.
Where to Wed: Holiday Inn Resort Phuket

Location: 52 Thaweewong Road, Patong Beach, Phuket 83150 Thailand

Type of Views: Holiday Inn Resort Phuket is such an exotic location, right on Patong — Phuket’s most famous beach. When you arrive, you will feel you have entered an oasis of relaxation, with beautiful pools and palm trees surrounding the resort.
Wedding 101: Your dream wedding in Thailand awaits! At Holiday Inn Resort Phuket, you can get married on the beach, in front of the infinity pool, and have a reception under the stars!

Perks & Amenities: High-speed internet access, kids stay for free, handicap accessibility, spa, pool, restaurant/bar

Starting Price: $138/night for a standard room, $177/night for a suite
Description of Venue: Walking distance from local shops, restaurants, the beach, and amazing nightlife, the Holiday Inn Resort Phuket is the perfect mix of romance and adventure! Whether you’re looking to spend the day at the beach or explore the town, your dream Thai wedding and honeymoon awaits.

Bonus Perk: Pool bar! Need another Thai iced tea or ice cold beer, no worries, just swim over and indulge! #cheers 🍻

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