Amidst all the wedding planning and arrangements, somewhere inside every bride and groom wants to just elope to some other location and tie knot. Maybe because they don’t want to be bothered by anyone on their special occasion, or maybe because they want to share the most important day of their life with just a few family members and close friends, or maybe they simply want to get hitched in less theatrical and chaotic way, or perhaps because they have always dreamt of their wedding in a faraway land. Or maybe there is no reason as such, they just want it.
Well, if that’s your case too, then you can (I am not joking… at all). Yes, plan your wedding to some other location. How about Dubai?
Believe you me, your wedding in Dubai is going to be a fantastic idea!!
Destination weddings are already trending, especially wedding in some foreign land has become a fashion now. Couples are ready to spend time and money for their once-in-a-life-time event. There are many International locations where couples these days prefer to say “I do” to their partners. And, Dubai is one amongst them.
Dubai, a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates. It is very well known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture, desserts, desert safari, and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, the 830 meter tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. On artificial islands just offshore is Atlantis, The Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal parks.
Now you tell me, what else you would expect on your special day of your life. Dubai has it all, from beautiful and modern architecture to amazing cuisine options. You and your guests will fall in love with the place. Are you still not convinced? No worries!! I can present you with more reasons to get hitched in Dubai. Here we go:
1. Dubai is a place for an absolutely stress free wedding
First things first, getting wed locked in a faraway land eliminate the chances of stress which comes along with too many disappointments (which is obvious when there are too many people), with too many preparations, and with too many expectations from others. Believe it or not, sometimes our own family members and relatives end up creating drama and confusion for the couple.
By planning your destination wedding in Dubai you will eliminate a great deal of stress since the wedding is far away and only a few guests will be in attendance. Also, who so ever you want in your wedding, they are already there, so you don’t need to check on every guests and their accommodation. You will be surprised to know that destination weddings are much simpler than the ones which are planned at home.
2. Shopping paradise on earth
Famous for its luxury shopping, Dubai is truly a shopping paradise on earth. One can get lost in the vibrant city of Dubai. It is an absolutely great place for shopaholic couples especially the B.R.I.D.E. Brides are much excited when it is about Dubai, and if you also want to have an exciting wedding. Dubai is for you.
3. The place is a complete package for a great destination wedding
Dubai makes for a complete wedding package with its gorgeous hotels and resorts, desserts, lively restaurants, distinct and vibrant culture, great shopping, and amazing architecture. Perfect for an idyllic, rich, and unique wedding.
4. Dubai is full of wedding planners and vendors
Planning a wedding anywhere in the world is easier than ever. As destination wedding is becoming famous all around the world, due to which many wedding planners, wedding vendors, and wedding sources are increasing. And, Dubai makes it as easy as possible for you. The biggest reason for that is the country’s tourism and wedding business has gained popularity for the last few years now, which led to the rise in resources, vendors and wedding planners in Dubai.
There are many agencies in Dubai that can help you plan your wedding in this location. Also, it is very easy to get customized packages for a wonderful destination wedding in Dubai. These agencies can help you find the perfect wedding location in Dubai according to your budget, book your reception venue, arrange hotel accommodation for your guests. Also, they ensure that all your and your guests’ needs are met at all times.
5. An excuse to spend quality time with your dear ones
Your wedding is essentially about taking some time off and enjoying all the events of your wedding without any stress. And the best part of destination wedding in Dubai will be, you and your partner will not need to rush for the wedding ceremonies, greet so many wedding guests, or to stand on stage for long hours, or to keep on receiving gifts and wishes from an ongoing queue of known and unseen relatives, which without a doubt gets excruciatingly tiresome for the couple. While getting hitched in Dubai you and your guests will have the luxury of time and you would be able to spend quality time together.
6. Wedding in budget
You may find this unbelievable, but trust, a destination wedding besides being super fun, and intimate, it is also a budget friendly. Yes, you heard it right, destination weddings are budget friendly. Of course what all amount you will spend to feed around thousands of your wedding guests, a wedding with 50 to 100 guests, with just main events, some entertainment, and minimal decor in Dubai will cost you way too less.
The best part is Dubai, and Oman are canvassing themselves as wedding destinations especially for Indian audience. Moreover, there you will be able to receive a lot of freebies like complimentary wedding cake, pick up and drop services, room upgrades (always subject of availability), etc. on your wedding. If you are lucky you can even get the best deals on hotel stay and food.
7. Wedding in an exquisite location
Most importantly, the infrastructure and service standards are class apart in Dubai, Oman, and in other South East Asian countries. And that’s how you get more value for your money per say. Key is early planning, and doing a great research work.
8. Endless opportunities for adventure lovers
Dubai is full of endless opportunities and possibilities to keep your family and friends busy. Dubai makes for a perfect place for adventure lovers, your guests can spend time in visiting Burj Khalifa, doing desert safari, visiting famous parks in and around the city, etc. Also, it is going to be a perfect place for your shopaholic guests.
9. Get the best wedding photos
Wedding pictures are for lifetime and who would not want to have the best wedding pictures. Here in Dubai you can take most beautiful photos of your wedding, as the place offers a unique infrastructure, thereby making it perfect for your wedding pictures.
10. Dubai makes for a fun place to host your pre-wedding celebrations or rituals
As said earlier, Dubai makes an affordable wedding option. So, you have a great choice to start your wedding with all the rituals and pre-wedding celebrations in Dubai itself. There is no reason for not conducting your pre-wedding rituals here!! Dubai is considered as a shopaholic paradise. It offers so much that you can make your bachelor/bachelorette party or stag/hens or pre-wedding rituals as memorable as your wedding itself.
11. Perfect for an intimate destination wedding
If you’re planning a destination wedding in Dubai, you are definitely looking for an intimate wedding which will include only few of your close friends and family members. Already, a destination wedding is one of the best ways to keep your guest list intact and compact. And Dubai is perfect for an intimate wedding celebration whether the main wedding or your wedding reception. However, if you are looking for a big fat wedding, Dubai is able to deliver that too. Here you can find all sorts of properties, where you can accommodate even 1000+ wedding guests.
12. Your guests will have a wonderful reason to have break
Your wedding can actually be a good excuse for almost all of your guests to take a break from their busy lives and savor a superb holiday in Dubai. They will love to enjoy your wedding as it is going to be an economical holiday for them, where food, accommodation and transportation will be taken care by you. So, it’s a great idea to bring a bit of happiness in your near and dear ones’ lives.
13. Most organized wedding
Your wedding in Dubai is going to be an organized affair for one and all, as the place is considered one of the organized cities in the world.
14. Land of Sumptuous cuisine
Destination wedding in Dubai will give you and your guests a chance to savor on traditional Arabic cuisine here. Food here shares remarkable similarities with cuisines from neighboring countries, such as Omani cuisine and Saudi Arabian cuisine, as well as many Middle Eastern and Asian cuisines.
However, the modern diet of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is Multicultural. Saffron, cardamom, turmeric, and thyme are the core flavors, which are used in Emirati cookery. Traditional dishes of Dubai includes, Maq’louba, Margooga, Harees, Machbous, Frsee’ah, Fireed, Jisheid, and Mishwy. Balaleat is another dish. Sweet options include luqeymat, a deep fried ball of pancake batter that is rolled in sesame seeds and then drizzled with date honey. Other desserts include khabeesa, which is flour bread crumbs blended with sugar, cardamom, and saffron or bethitha, a semolina blended with crushed dates, cardamom, and clarified butter.
So, your wedding in Dubai will give an opportunity to you and your guests to savor on tastiest meal in the world.
15. A Memorable Wedding in true sense
More often than not, a home wedding has a set pattern of orders, which includes, welcoming guests, greeting, dining, photo sessions, wedding ceremony and reception. But with destination wedding in Dubai you will truly get an opportunity to experiment and a great celebration. You will not need to worry about the other things. In fact, you could go as crazy and creative as you like, embrace the local traditions and culture and add even layer to your wedding. Meaning, there’s a lot that you can do at your wedding.
16. Wedding plus your honeymoon destination
Last but not the least, when considering Dubai for your destination wedding, keep in mind that the place also serves best as a honeymoon destination. It is the most sought place among newly-weds or honeymooners. You can also consider Dubai for your honeymoon. Of course, leaving for honeymoon to some other location just after your wedding will be quite hectic. Because already you will be exhausted with your wedding and just next day traveling for one more international location is not a nice idea.
You two need some time to enjoy each other and Dubai is a perfect place to begin your new journey’s celebration. If you want, you can change your location or hotel, and there is no problem in doing so, as the city is neared by many other beautiful towns to visit. To start your honeymoon, all you need to do is bid adieu to your friends and family and start your honeymoon the day after your wedding. That way you will also save on your logistical stress.
To pan out,
We all want our wedding stories to be really special and unique, destination wedding in Dubai will give you the chance to do just that, even more. I’m sure you have enough reasons to plan your wedding in Dubai now. Dubai will give you the best opportunity to host the most romantic and luscious wedding of the season!!
You can easily get nice wedding packages on your own, all you need to do is do a lot of research. Or else, experienced wedding planners can help you create an incredible wedding a long distance from home. Though, there are a few things you have to let go off when planning a destination wedding in Dubai, like the size of the wedding and scaled down guest list. But still the charms and perks of destination wedding in Dubai are such, that it makes it completely worthwhile.
Happy Wedding!!! ☺ ☺