MUSCAT 3. Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Nothing beats a magical sundowner wedding ceremony framed by Al Hajar mountains and overlooking the Sea of Oman. This palatial resort’s distinctive wedding venues include the largest ballroom in the Omani Sultanate, where the in-house wedding concierge personalises every flower, morsel and moment with attentive detail. For open-air gatherings, the beautifully manicured gardens provide a dramatic setting by the seashore for up to 400 guests. The Beach Pavilion at Al Bustan Palace offers awe-inspiring views ideal for unforgettable photo-ops to commemorate your special day.
SEYCHELLES 4. Four Seasons Resort at Desroches Island
Afloat in crystal clear waters in the Seychelles, the Four Seasons private island is seemingly worlds away from everyday chaos. The only resort on the entire island, it's the quintessential tropical escape, fully prepped with modern comfort, and unparalleled luxury to host small and intimate weddings. Surrounded by endless waters, pristine forests and nature at-its-best, the resort provides the perfect setting for a barefoot beach wedding. Expert staff work side by side with the wedding party to coordinate and organise an intimate wedding, or a multi-destination experience in line with Four Seasons hospitality.
ABU DHABI 5. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Picture an exquisite majlis by the Arabian Gulf, perched on the majestic white sand beach of Saadiyat Island. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort offers unrivalled beachfront wedding venues in the region, spread across a nine-kilometer stretch by the azure waters. The Regal Ballroom Terrace offers spectacular al fresco wedding services, with a capacity to host almost 350 people and provide catering, wedding cakes, floral decoration, entertainment and even photography and videography services.