ROMANTIC WEDDING DESTINATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Our region is rich in exciting locations for your dream wedding! Here are a few landmark venues that are sure to make your celebration memorable. Whether you are planning an intimate ceremony, a glamorous extravaganza, or a destination wedding, these venues can cater to your every wish. All offer great wedding packages and abundant pre and post-wedding activities and services that are sure to make your special occasion truly magical.

Aswan, Egypt – Sofitel Legend Old Cataract

What better way to celebrate a wedding than at the legendary Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan? Run by Sofitel, the Legend Old Cataract is a historic British colonial era five-star resort that transports you to a bygone era when European royalty and international celebrities, like Sir Winston Churchill, were regular visitors to this idyllic spot. The hotel is known for its eclectic architecture, a mix of Victorian and arabesque, and the stunning sunset view of the Nile from its famous terrace. Couples can opt for a garden celebration by the pool or an indoor event amidst the hotel’s iconic decor. Wedding guests will enjoy the hotel’s luxurious amenities, including their world famous spa, as well as a variety of other activities, like a romantic felucca ride, and visits to amazing sights like the Temple of Philae, the Elephantine island full of exotic plants, and the white tomb of Agha Khan, among many others.

Marrakech, Morocco – La Mamounia

Known for its beautiful gardens and iconic architecture, the famous landmark La Mamounia hotel is a great wedding location. A ‘La Mamounia’ wedding is sure to produce memorable photos filled with backdrops of its beautiful elegant interior and glorious sprawling award-winning gardens. Wedding guests will be awed by the lush tropical garden with abundant fountains, patios and the most amazing pool with a Murano glass floor that makes it look like a pool of diamonds. The hotel is also near many of Marrakech’s historical sites, providing guests with exhilarating places to visit.Abu Dhabi, UAE – Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara
Enjoy a desert celebration of your romance with friends and family amidst a beautiful sunset and endless desert dunes at the Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara. Your bridal party will be spoiled to bits with the resort’s many amenities and luxury spa treatments, not to mention bedouin style dining to the mystical sounds of the desert wind and a magical qanoun player. The resort offers tailored African, European, and Asian wedding packages with services tailored to fit different cultures and customs.

Muscat, Oman – Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Experience a fairytale wedding at Oman’s national landmark, Al Bustan Palace, renovated into an iconic Ritz-Carlton resort. Harbouring specific floors dedicated to Oman’s royal family, Al Bustan serves as a truly unique wedding destination for couples craving opulence while getting a feel of Oman’s authentic heritage and hospitality. An ornate glamorous hall that overlooks the tranquil Oman sea makes for a beautiful setting for a wedding celebration. Each couple is given an exclusive wedding planner to work alongside the hotel’s staff to guarantee an evening fit for royalty.