New Delhi, January 14 (IANSlife): The 'Great Indian Wedding' continues to be extravagant and the couples are always on a lookout for destinations that offer a culturally rich experience. When it comes to an extravagant destination wedding, Abu Dhabi is one place that can be considered by every couple. The city is a convenient and viable option due to its proximity to India. Besides proximity, the city offers everything from pristine beaches to beautiful landscapes and palaces. Slick and modern, Abu Dhabi offers an impressive list of venues for the perfect destination wedding. These Abu Dhabi venues have a dedicated team of wedding planners who provide tailor-made settings and facilities for weddings.
1. A Fairy-Tale Wedding: Emirates Palace
Adorned with sophisticated decor and luxurious Swarovski chandeliers, this next-level wedding venue will have your guests in absolute awe and wonder. From the sangeet to saath phere and the bidaai, Emirates Palace can provide a luxuriously exclusive setting for an unforgettable traditional wedding ceremony.
2. A Beach Wedding: Rixos Saadiyat Island
A heavenly, picture-perfect venue awaits by the shores of Saadiyat Island at this stunning beachside resort. Rixos Saadiyat Island crafts dream weddings, tailoring individual moments to create the most luxurious celebration for the union. With a powder-white beach and private gardens, it can host your special day in various settings, from an intimate sunset ceremony with sand beneath your feet, to a moonlit gala under a canopy of trees in a garden oasis. Indoors, one can choose from exquisite restaurants to opulent ballrooms.
3. The European Wedding: Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
Set against the backdrop of the canal with views of the astonishing Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, this Venetian-inspired hotel with its palatial grounds, private beach and luxurious interiors is the ideal location for couples seeking a luxurious setting for their special day. Couples can choose from an impressive wedding and reception venues like the Pool Garden and the magnificent Roma Ballroom with its striking fountain at the entrance, chandeliers, upholstered walls and unique lightning.
4. The Elegant Wedding: Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Residences Emirates Pearl
Whether looking for a spacious venue or an intimate banquet, Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Residences Emirates Pearl offer one of the most wedding locations in Abu Dhabi. The hotel's Al Bateen ballroom boasts its own private entrance, pre-function space, bridal suite and VIP lounge.
5. The City Wedding: Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island
This beautiful 5-star hotel sits on Al Maryah Island - Abu Dhabi's newest business and lifestyle destination. Located between downtown Abu Dhabi city and Saadiyat Island, the hotel's bright and airy function spaces open out towards the water and can host weddings for up to 530 guests.
6. The Island Wedding: Zaya Nurai Island
Picture an exquisite private island with sugar-white-beaches- a paradise where dolphins frolic in turquoise waters. Add ultra-luxurious villas that are private havens of serenity and style, and you have the dream-like wedding destination of Zaya Nurai Island. Take in the sea ait barefoot on the rolling beach and tie the knot in the sublime privacy of your own estate. Zaya Nurai Island is a romantic destination where love fills the air and dream weddings come to life.
7. The Cultural Wedding: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
'Happily-ever-after' begins in grand style at this 5-star, waterfront hotel. Whether you desire an intimate ceremony or the grandest of weddings, every requirement will be attended to with exemplary service. Each of the hotel's venues enjoys views of exquisite surroundings. These distinct spaces promise to enchant and make your special day one to cherish and remember. The hotel's experienced wedding team will guide you at every step of the way.