Offbeat Wedding Destinations

Destination weddings have surely ruled our screens for a while now. But, there are alternate locations to consider for the next gen of weddings. These places are not only breathtaking but, also different from the usual Goa, Udaipur and Kerala backwaters.

Sula Vineyards (Nashik), Maharashtra

Imagine exchanging vows and tying the knot, in the midst of a vineyard? This would probably be the best way to tick off a fancy destination wedding from your bucket list. The Sula Vineyards, Nashik accessible by road is just a two-hour drive from Mumbai. What’s better? You could get yourself and the guests a wine tour. Also, buy the best of wines, right from the vineyard for your big day. The Amphitheatre, influenced by Greek architecture and their scenic accommodation facilities might just offer the perfect setup for your wedding.

For the love of Wine - Sula Vineyards

For the love of Wine – Sula Vineyards

Gokarna, Karnataka

The small sleepy coastal town is the perfect alternative to the otherwise busy Goa. Located on the western coast of Karnataka, Gokarna is all things beautiful. While the Om beach gives you the Maldives feel to exchange rings, the Murudeshwar temple with a gigantic Siva statue will be the perfect wedding destination.

For couples, who want to get away from the hustle and bustle, Gokarna is the place. It’s unique and sets the bar high for a blissful beach wedding.


The Mini Goa of Karnataka – Gokarna

Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

For the couples who want to capture their big day in the midst of chilly locales, Tawang is the place to be.

Overlooking snow clad Himalayan mountains and historic monasteries, the mountain town is the destination to exchange vows in the North East.

In addition, the mini road trip that couples could venture in to get to this spot is going to add to the fun. One could even catch a glimpse of the frozen lake near Sela pass during the winters.

Tawang - Arunachal Pradesh

Tawang – Arunachal Pradesh

Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Popularly known as the land of Kamasutra, Khajuraho boasts a number of Jain temples. It’s an apt destination for couples who aspire an unconventional heritage wedding.

Located at175 Kms from Jhansi, the town has attracted many tourists. Most of them being foreigners, it’s a world UNESCO heritage site. And with hotels like The Lalit, Khajuraho is sure to ensure that your wedding is a visual treat.

For Unconventional Heritage Weddings - Khajuraho

For Unconventional Heritage Weddings – Khajuraho

Wayanad, Kerala

Isn’t getting married in the lap of nature, amidst lush greenery probably the best thing to do? Wayanad in Kerala covered with forests is serene and the spot for nature lovers. Apart from the mist-filled hotels and tree houses, Vythiri Village is the most recommended place for your destination wedding.


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Mridula Ramadugu

An entertainment journalist who stalks the world of cinema and grew up fascinating weddings and movies. With a keen eye for decor and all things aesthetic, writing about one's big day and traveling to every part of the world is nothing less than passion.