Top 10 Wedding Venues

By Laura Hoot

Check out HomeAway's selection of the top 10 wedding venues in the world. Planning your special day? Don't forget about wedding-friendly vacation rentals , ranging from mountain view cabins to beachfront mansions. Rentals - of all price ranges - can be booked throughout the world and the year

1. Historic Stone-built VIlla in Spain

spain wedding venue "Villa La Belladona" couldn't get any more picturesque or accommodating. If you're planning a destination wedding and want to treat your guests to spectacular views and luxurious amenities, this is how you can do it.

  • Location : The countryside of Sils, Girona in Spain
  • Number of Bedrooms : 8
  • Rate : €1,050 a night
  • Awesome Amenities : Catering, maid, wheelchair accessible, gardens, baby gear
  • What Past Guests Say : "I recommend La Belladonna to any group who looks to get away from the rat race and be immersed in a day gone bye."

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2. The Pampered Life in Montego Bay

montego bay venue The ultra-fancy, amenity-packed "Flower Hill" offers up stunning views of Jamaica and is sure to make your wedding, as well as the before and after part, memorable.

  • Location : Montego Bay, Jamaica, near the Half Moon Golf Course and the beach
  • Number of Bedrooms : 9
  • Rate : $16,000 a week
  • Awesome Amenities : Catering, private chef, masseuse, chauffeur, maid, concierge, gourmet kitchen, gym, wet bar, music library, wheelchair accessible, pool and hot tub
  • What Past Guests Say : "The staff were pleasant and eager to please."

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3. Romantic Spanish Vineyard

spain wedding venue Of the top 10 wedding venues listed here, this one might be the most romantic (which is saying a lot). This pair of villas is hugged on all sides by a vineyard and natural reserve. So, there's plenty of gorgeous grounds to get married on!

  • Location : Near the Duero Canyon in the Zamora Province of Spain
  • Number of Bedrooms : 10
  • Rate : €799 a night
  • Awesome Amenities : Concierge, private chef, masseuse, video library, binoculars for bird watching (a popular activity here)

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4. Family-owned Vineyard in California

clear lake california wedding venue"Villa la Brenta" sits on a 65-acre family-owned vineyard and sports an elegant, 16th century design. Greenery all around, cushy living, and not a neighbor in sight - your wedding guests will never forget this experience, and neither will you.

  • Location : Clear Lake, on the North Coast of California
  • Number of Bedrooms : 9
  • Rate : $1,300 a night
  • Awesome Amenities : Pool, hot tub, gourmet kitchen, pool table, terrace, balcony and deck with mountain and vineyard views
  • What Past Guests Say : "I have been putting on a once a year get-together for good friends for the last six years. To date, this is the best location I have selected!"

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5. Fully-loaded Farmhouse in Spain

farmhouse spain wedding venue The "Masia Escrigas" is a really unique and beautiful 1900s farmhouse with lots of room to roam, and lots of things to do.

  • Location : In the middle of a valley in Santa Maria de Merles of Catalonia, Spain
  • Number of Bedrooms : 10
  • Rate : €1,000 a night
  • Awesome Amenities : Catering, private chef, maid, terrace, beach chairs, gardens, pool, tennis court, orchard, horseback riding ring

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6. Ocean and Rainforest Views in Puerto Rico

puerto rico wedding venue "At the Waves" is a collection of two villas, overlooking the ocean and embraced by rainforest. Perfect for an outdoor wedding any time of year.

  • Location : Santa Maria Playa in Puerto Rico
  • Number of Bedrooms :
  • Rate : $3,300 to $4,300 a week
  • Awesome Amenities : Oceanfront, beach umbrellas, chairs and towels, outdoor grill, pool, gardens, many balconies, babysitter and masseuse available

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7. Mansion on Sarasota Bay

sarasota bay wedding venue This 15,000-sq-ft, bayside estate is gated and private, but offers up everything you'd ever want to do under the Florida sun, from kayaking to playing tennis, right at home. Plus, the drop-dead gorgeous grounds are made for wedding photo ops. The couple can even exit the reception in a helicopter, thanks to the rooftop helipad.

  • Location : Sarasota Bay on the Gulf Side of Florida
  • Number of Bedrooms : 9
  • Rate : $31,500 a week
  • Awesome Amenities : Waterfront, 3 kitchens, boat dock, kayaks, canoes, beach gear, tennis court, pool, hot tub, steam shower, 8-car garage, putting green, helipad on the roof!

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8. Thailand on the Sea

thailand wedding venue"Villa Yoosook" has sea views all around, and multiple lounging areas for unwinding with family and friends. It even has a full staff, and a car for you to use! Great idea for an exotic destination wedding.

  • Location : Patong Beach in Thailand
  • Number of Bedrooms : 13
  • Rate : $1,550 a night
  • Awesome Amenities : Ocean views, catering, mosquito magnet, gardens, outdoor grill, beach gear, pool, hot tub, car, masseuse, chauffeur, maid, private chef, concierge

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9. Miami Beach "Castle"

miami beach wedding venue This castle-style home is not missing a thing: take the Olympic sized pool or the wedding staircase, for example. A Main House and two cottages are there for your guests to explore.

  • Location : Miami Beach, FL
  • Number of Bedrooms : 9
  • Rate : $3,000 a night
  • Awesome Amenities : Waterfront, Chef's kitchen, outdoor grill, Olympic style pool, hot tub, vaulted ceiling, chandeliers, wedding staircase, panoramic views

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10. San Antonio Ranch

san antonio ranch wedidng venue Get married in Texas the right way: at a ranch! This 5,300-sq-ft venue is also a luxurious and comfy place to stay. Among the top 10 wedding venues on this list, this one is best for the down-to-earth bride with refined taste.

  • Location : San Antonio, TX Hill Country
  • Number of Bedrooms : 8
  • Rate : $800 a night (ask for wedding/event rates)
  • Awesome Amenities : Outdoor grill, game room, playground, natural woodsy views

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