What’s the attraction when it comes to out of town wedding destinations, you ask? Not only is it a special occasion made more special for the bride and groom, but it’s also a mini vacation for everyone involved and invited to the wedding. When you plan an out of town wedding, you are bound to make it more intimate and intimate weddings are the coziest and most memorable of all. Many people nowadays are ditching traditional local wedding venues and opting for more secluded and far away destinations. We present you with some of the hottest out of town wedding destinations that will guarantee that your wedding is THE wedding of the year!

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Hotel Sofitel Legend Old Cataract in Aswan

Amr Youssef and Kinda Aloush got married in Old Cataract earlier this year, and the hype surrounding their wedding location was crazy. Some people may assume that the hype was because they are celebrities, but that’s only partially true. Hotel Sofitel Legend Old Cataract is a picturesque 5-star-luxury hotel in Aswan. If you want to feel like a true princess on your special day then the 19th century Victorian palace, which integrates French art de recevoir with Pharaonic treasures, is the place for you.

La Maison Bleue in Gouna

As the name suggests, at La Maison Bleue in Gouna, blue waters will surround you at all times. At the luxurious mansion, even the slightest details are carefully chosen to whisk you and your guests away in a 10th century fairytale like fashion. If legendary is the word you wish to describe your wedding, look no more.

Soma Bay

Soma Bay across the Red Sea Coast is a secluded spot that is surrounded by the sea from all sides, which guarantees a nice view wherever you look. There are also a variety of venue options that you can choose from such as: Kempinski, La Residence des Cascades, The Breakers and Sheraton to name a few.

Matarma Bay

Beach weddings are the stuff that dreams are made of, and even the most phenomenally decorated venues can never beat a cozy and idyllic beach setting! If you’re looking for something local but still counts as out of town, we highly recommend you throw your wedding bash at Matarma Bay. The area has several kite surfing centers and beach spots –that accommodate weddings- and will make each and every one of your wedding photos look like it just came out of a catalogue.


From the breathtaking sunsets and romantic atmospheres to the mystic beauty and deep blue seas, there are several Santorini wedding packages that will accommodate every type of couple out there. There are even packages that will fit your budget and won’t make you spend your entire fortune just so you could have an exquisite wedding. A few of the places you should check out are Aegean Plaza Hotel, Aigialos Hotel, Enigma Apartments & Suites and Petit Palace Suites Hotel.

Sofitel Winter Palace in Luxor

Originally a British Colonial era palace, Sofitel Winter Palace in Luxor is now a prestigious hotel that accommodates intimate wedding receptions as well as large lavish wedding ceremonies. The palace offers a spectacular view of the Valley of the Kings and is known for its famous lush gardens. You have your choice of an indoor wedding, which would be housed in the Royal Victorian Lounge, and of an outdoor big wedding, which would be housed in the garden outdoor setting.

Your wedding day should be one of the happiest days of your life, if not the happiest. Don’t settle for second best and don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t have your dream wedding wherever you are. Whether you wish to have it in a castle, by the beach or indoors, you deserve to get what you wish for.