10 Fairy Tale Wedding Destinations In India


A wedding day comes along once in a lifetime and for most young men and women it is the most important day of their lives and a day that they want to cherish forever. Families in India begin planning for the wedding months in advance to ensure that every little detail is taken care of. Choosing a wedding destination is one of the biggest tasks facing a couple and their families and with unique and glorious weddings in fairy tale settings catching on, we have decided to list ten unique wedding destinations in India for couples around the world who are looking for an unforgettable wedding ceremony set in the ancient land called India.

Photo Credit: www.bestplacesin.com

Jag Mandir Island Palace, Udaipur

The magnificent Jag Mandir Island Palace located in Udaipur is one location where any couple would love to tie the nuptial knot. Though the entire city is beautiful and serves as an ideal wedding backdrop, the grandeur of the Palace stands apart. Located on an island in Pichola Lake, the beauty of this edifice enhances manifolds when decked with flowers, lights, lanterns and other decorative items. Jag Mandir is known for hosting royal weddings. Around 5,000 people can be accommodated easily at the palace. So book those chartered jets in advance!

Photo Credit: www.mysticalmomentsindia.com

Beaches of Goa

Goa is another exotic Indian wedding destination. Beach weddings are gaining popularity and what could be a better place than Goa to host such a wedding. The cool breeze, delicious sea food and the waves bouncing in the background make it an ideal place to celebrate the most auspicious day of a person’s life. There are several beach hotels/ resorts that one may choose from while planning a wedding in Goa although it is recommended to choose a hotel in South Goa. Hotels such as The Taj, Hyatt, Leela, Alila Diwas, Radisson and Ramada offer an equally amazing experience. Over the last few years, several models, top businessmen, fashion designers and other Indian celebrities including the likes of Shweta Salve, Carol Gracias and Lisa Haydon have opted for a lavish beach wedding in Goa.

Photo credit: www.traveldailynews.asia

Lavasa in Maharashtra

This tranquil man-made Hill Station is yet another unique wedding destination. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Lavasa is a beautiful spot that encompasses several beautiful lakes and waterfalls. A wedding organized by the lake side amid the scenic view adjunct with the fresh floral fragrance sounds just perfect. Several budget as well as luxury resorts located in Lavasa would be glad to host your wedding event and ensure that it is a memorable one.

Photo Credit: www.remotelands.com

Wildflower Hall, Shimla

Located at 8,250 feet above sea level, this fabulous luxury resort rests in the lap of the Himalayas. Set amidst twenty two acres of sheer beauty and splendor, Wildflower Hall offers a unique combination of modern day amenities and awe-inspiring natural surroundings. The sweet smell of pine and cedar adds to the overall charm of this magnificently large property. It’s beauty augments further when adorned with multi-hued flowers, lights, curtains, chandeliers and other decorative items during a wedding celebration. The staff at the hotel offers unmatched hospitality and makes the entire affair even more special and memorable.

Photo Credit: www.tripadvisor.in

Neemrana Fort, Rajasthan

Neemrana Fort situated in Alwar, Rajasthan is another marvelous structure that is perfect for a unique wedding celebration. The old world charm attached to this fort makes it just perfect for a traditional-type Indian wedding. Both the indoor and outdoor setting of this fort is perfect for auspicious events. The performances by Rajasthani folk dancers and musicians add to the overall experience. The place remained unexplored until recently but has now become a preferred wedding destination in India.

Photo Credit: blog.makemytrip.com

Varkala, Kerala

Kerala is known as God’s own country and what could be more idyllic than beginning the journey to your new life from this blissful and idyllic place! The pictorial backwaters, the lush green Western Ghat mountains, thick forests and the scenic valleys serve as the romantic backdrop for your wedding. The aura around is all pure and peaceful. If you are planning a beach wedding, Varkala is a great option. Sacred Elephant-themed weddings are gradually becoming popular at this place. Imagine those pictures of you and your beloved being saluted by a cavalcade of elephants! Drool worthy!

Photo Credit: www.zipmytravel.com

Panchpula, Himachal Pradesh

Panchpula is situated at a distance of 3 kms from Dalhousie – a hill station in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Like Dalhousie, it is covered with green trees and offers a picturesque view of the snow capped Himalayan peaks and the beautiful valleys. What sets Panchpula apart is a captivating water stream. Panchpula is located far away from the chaotic rush of the city and serves as a perfect wedding destination.

Photo Credit: www.samarthacottages.com

Beaches at Alibaug

Alibaug, a coastal town in Konkan, Maharashtra, is another great option if you are looking forward to a beach wedding. Alibaug is around 100 kms from India’s commercial capital Mumbai. The beautiful line of coconut palms that stretches along the beach enhances the magnetism of this place. The colorful butterflies, tweeting birds and exotic plants add to its splendor. We do suggest that you must opt for a wedding planner if you are planning a marriage ceremony here and a quick search on Google will throw up the websites of many good wedding planners from Mumbai.

Photo Credit: www.zimbio.com

The Jaisalmer Fort, Rajasthan

This is yet another option if you are planning a grand wedding. It is one of the oldest forts in India and is situated amid large sand dunes. If you are planning a unique fort wedding then this is just the right choice for you. Most couples prefer a typical Rajasthani theme wedding at the fort. Beside the glorious setting, the ethnic cuisines served here are delicious and make it an unforgettable yummy affair.

Photo Credit: www.kiwicollection.com

The Taj Faluknama Palace, Hyderabad

The Palace is apt for conducting wedding rituals. It is adorned with large Venetian style chandeliers, majestic statues and other beautiful pieces of art. When illuminated with colorful lights and flowers, the beauty of this fort increases manifold. It is known to offer a fairy tale wedding experience. The mouthwatering Hyderabadi food served here is an added attraction.

Dare to think differently in life? Then come to India and get married in style and revel in the luxuries and exclusivity that this country’s many exotic locations offer you and your beloved on the biggest day of your life!

Author Bio: Amit Sen is the founding partner of Alliance One – the best matrimonial detectives in Mumbai that specializes in providing thorough surveillance and counter surveillance services amongst others. Amit also heads one of the best detective agencies in Mumbai and is a trained pilot and an aviator and likes to remain grounded on the days when he is not flying high.

Main Photo Credit: www.weddingsonline.in

Written by:

- who has written 1 posts on TaraMagazine.com.

Contact the author