Where would your dream wedding be located? A gothic cathedral? A cliff-top church surrounded by the ocean? An intimate ceremony with the glow of the setting sun in the background?
Above all, couples are looking for a special, romantic, and unique wedding.
What could be more romantic than a wedding in Spain with a Mediterranean climate and the sea dancing in the background, paired with a red Rioja wine?
Below we have chosen some of the best places to get married in Spain… Start planning!
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Portals – Calvia, Mallorca
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Portals is a beautiful seaside church located in the village of Calvia in the west of Palma de Mallorca. This is an ideal place for a romantic, intimate wedding with your closest family and friends.
With the view of the Mediterranean, the Balearic Islands’ lush vegetation and the endless blue sky, you will be sure to have an amazing celebration. Another plus, the church is easily accessible just off a small yacht harbour which will make for fantastic wedding photos.
Monasterio de Piedra -Nuévalos, Zaragoza
You’ll find this grand Cistercian monastery with thick walls, massive columns and about 800 years of history in the heart of the spectacular Monasterio de Piedra park in Nuévalos, Zaragoza. Famous for the beauty of its natural surroundings, this is the perfect place for you if you’ve been dreaming of getting married in a real medieval monastery.
The ceremony can take place within the abbey or alternatively outdoors surrounded by cascades and waterfalls.
Casa Montana Brisa – Pego, Alicante
A hill-top luxury villa overlooking endless orange groves, scattered whitewash houses, and the sea on the horizon. Sounds amazing, right? This house also sleeps 20, has two swimming pools, an 8 person jacuzzi, and two kitchens, a standard one and a second for the catering service.
If you want to your wedding to take place in a private atmosphere among close family and friends, then this home in Pego, Alicante is the place for you. We suggest arriving a few days earlier or staying a few days later to check out the beautiful Costa Blanca beaches.
See the property here.
Hacienda Fain Viejo – Arcos de la Frontera, Cadiz
This twelfth-century villa is a dream come true. The hacienda is set in truly beautiful surroundings with a 5 hectare garden featuring multiple pools and ponds. This Cadiz property has experience hosting weddings and is sure to ensure you have a magical day.
There are 10 bedrooms, 16 bathrooms, 2 dining rooms, a large banquet room, as well as a professional kitchen which can serve about 350 guests.
See the property here.
Almiral de la Font – Sitges, Barcelona
Almiral de la Font is a perfectly restored sixteenth-century villa in the National Park del Garraf in Sitges, near Barcelona. Sitges is a popular wedding destination in Spain and at first glance the house resembles a basilica with thick walls, small windows, and a stone trim.
If you want your wedding to be held in a luxurious location, but at the same time full of rustic charm and modernist additions, this is for you! The property accommodates 24 people, and guests have access to the pool, interior patio, a 1000 square meter garden, and 9 bathrooms (each bridesmaid gets one!).
See the property here.
La Ermita de San Juan – Bermeo, Basque Country
You only have to look at pictures once to know that this small medieval church, whose origin dates back to the IX century, is a unique and magical place. It is located on a tiny island and connected to the mainland of Bermeo, Basque Country by a narrow bridge.
A wedding at this place will be an amazing experience and you will love the open sea and the lush green of the surrounding hills. However, before you become fixated on the beautiful scenery, you should know that you’ll have to climb 237 steps to get to the church.
Iglesia de Santo Domingo – Benalmádena Pueblo, Málaga
Charming is an understatement for describing Iglesia de Santo Domingo in Benalmádena, Málaga. The church sits above a beautiful square with a fountain known as the Niña de Benalmádena. From the square, a narrow street leads you upwards towards the sixteenth-century church of Saint Domingo. The church itself is small and very intimate, the white walls reflect the blue sky and the green leaves of the surrounding trees.
As for landscapes, this place offers amazing views of the entire Costa del Sol, Málaga, Torremolinos, Benalmádena, Fuengirola, and Marbella. If you have a really clear day, you’ll even have views of Gibraltar and the African mountains in the distance.
Wedding on the Beach – Playa de Bolonia, Cadiz
Hasn’t everyone dreamt of getting married on the beach, with the sound of waves crashing to the shore and the setting sun in the background. It is said that the beach in Bolonia, Cadiz is one of the most beautiful in Spain, with crystal clear waters and fine white sand, it is also the perfect place for your white wedding.
While getting married on the beach might seem simple, it does require authorization, time, and patience. This is why many couples may opt for hiring a wedding planner to assist with the technicalities and to help make their special day stress-free.