Top 10 Most Luxurious Wedding Venues In The World

By Cristine Parungao

outdoor wedding in a private and secluded island, or maybe a destination wedding in Switzerland. Not only celebrities can have a romantic and luxurious wedding but also individuals who are worth millions and even billions.

most lavish weddings in history have the most amazing venues. These venues have been in places like an ancient castle, luxury resorts with overlooking views, and grand estates. For celebs, the best venues are away from the public’s eye, which isn’t accessible by outsiders. Looking at these locations, you will be surprised how expensive it can get to book for only a few hours.

world’s most luxurious wedding venues that only the rich and famous can afford. Some of these venues require reservation months or even years prior, with thousands of dollars as a deposit required. Here are the top ten most expensive wedding venues in the world.

10. Oberoi Udaivilas, India

 

Rental Price: $8,000

What more can you wish for than a 50-acre land stretched across private land in Udaipur, India, that can host 200 guests? This estate offers a magnificent view of Lake Pichola and surrounded by 450 hand-stone, marble columns in a fairytale-like venue. 

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Although the mansion doesn’t offer wedding ceremony services, you can still book this place for a luxury reception. The rate of this venue starts at $8,000 per night.

9. MolenVliet Wine Estate, South Africa

 

Rental Price: $10,000

Luxury is on another level in the MolenVliet Wine Estate in South Africa. Located in the Banhoek Valley, the estate has a fantastic view of the valley and vineyards. If you want a garden wedding, this place is one for the books. It has beautifully landscaped gardens that can host about 350 guests

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The highlight of this venue is the valley backdrop that definitely looks great in photographs. The price of this wedding venue starts at $10,000.

8. Odescalchi Castle, Italy

 

Rental Price: $50,000

This 15th-century castle located in Rome, Italy, is a popular wedding location in the world. It provides an enchanting view of Lake Bracciano, with a wide outdoor area for guests to enjoy. 

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If you want an indoor wedding reception, it is possible to book the Courtyard of Honour, which is a double-ached loggia inside the mansion. The estate costs about $50,000 to book, which is only the cost of the venue alone.

7. Biltmore Estate, USA

 

Rental Price: $50,500

Considered as the largest privately-owned estate in America, this 8,000-acre land was built in 1895 and still holds the original furniture, art, and antiques of the original owner. This beautiful mansion has a wide garden and landscape that is perfect for wedding ceremonies. 

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Expect to pay a large amount for the wedding experience as the place is totally luxurious. The price for the venue starts at $50,500 for the 100 guests.

6. New York Library, USA

 

Rental Price: $60,000

One of the famous landmarks of New York City, the Public Library is not just for tourists and students. This prestigious place can also be rented for weddings, with two grand locations for cocktails, dinners, and reception. 

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The NYPL permits civil ceremonies on site but requires wedding planners for every event. The cost of rental for two magnificent spaces starts at $60,000. Note that religious services are not permitted here and must be performed in another venue.

5. Chateaux Vaux-Le-Vicomte, France

 

Rental Price: $60,000

Going for a historical venue that’s both romantic and luxurious? The Chateaux Vaux-Le-Vicomte in Maincy, France, should be on your list. With a perfectly manicured landscape and brilliant architecture, guests can have a look back at 17th century France. 

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The highlights of the venue are the landscape park and the Chateaux ballroom, which can only be used a maximum of five hours at a time. The ballroom requires a minimum of 50 people to book, with a whopping price of $60,000, rental only.

4. Alila Villas, Bali

 

Rental Price: $74,000

Do you want to have a beach wedding? Aside from the Bahamas, Bali in Indonesia is a trendy spot for destinations wedding. The luxe resort, Alila Villas, offers a panoramic view of the ocean, with the full advantage of a private venue.  

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The resort offers several incredible spaces for weddings, such as cliff-edge sunset cabana and intimate indoor villas. The price for the rental starts at $74,000. The location of the resort is also a plus point because it is near the Ngurah Rai International Airport and the famous Uluwatu Temple.

3. Pelican Hill, Newport Beach, California

 

Rental price: $100,000

A 5-star resort, such as the Pelican Hill in California, is definitely among the most luxurious wedding venues in the world. Located in Newport Beach, the Mar Vista venue gives a scenic view of the ocean and the lush estate. 

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The rental for this wedding venue starts at $100,000 with access to the resort’s amenities like the pool and the beach. However, wedding packages are customized, depending on the preferences of the couple.

2. Laucala Island Resort, Fiji

 

Rental Price: $150,000

Weddings are stressful and sometimes make guests tired from all the activities, plus the waiting. Choosing the Laucala Island Resort not only makes it enjoyable for the couple but also their guests. The venue is surrounded by tropical forests, mangroves, and the sea, making it a beautiful wedding venue. 

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The resort has 25 luxury villas that can host up to 80 guests. The ceremony and reception will be set on the beach area, complete with sunset views. For a wedding with 80 guests, the price of the venue starts at $150,000.

1. Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur, India

 

Rental price: $190,000

The number one spot for this list is the enchanting Umaid Bhawan Palace in India, with 26-acre of lush gardens. The banquet hall can accommodate almost 900 guests, perfect for royal weddings. The outdoor area has an impeccable subterranean pool and a lavish front yard that lights up at night. 

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Only the richest of the rich can afford to book this venue because of the whopping price of $190,000 per night. The hotel has 64 luxurious rooms with magnificent views of the estate.

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