To celebrate these love stories, Booking.com looked back at some of the most fabulous recent celebrity weddings to present five stunning destination wedding locations packed with star-power.
But you don’t need a wedding budget that stretches into the millions to enjoy these special locations as they are also great destinations to explore on their own while feeling like a celebrity yourself.
While the wedding of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas took place in 2018, it’s still known as one of the most lavish celebrity weddings of recent time. The wedding lasted multiple days (three days of wedding festivities to be exact!) and put Jodhpur on the bucket list of travelers from around the world. In fact, Jodhpur was featured as one of the top trending travel destinations for travelers to explore in 2020* based on year-over-year bookings in this vibrant destination.
Where to stay: The actual venue where Nick and Priyanka Chopra said “I do”, the Umaid Bhawan Palace, is actually bookable on Booking.com. As the primary residence of the former Jodhpur royal family, guests can expect the real celebrity treatment at this grand yellow sandstone palace that spreads over 26 acres of lush gardens with dancing peacocks and a subterranean Zodiac Pool. As the largest private residence in the world, the luxury five-star Taj heritage hotel offers 64 utterly breathtaking Art Deco-style rooms and suites designed for royalty, all equipped with a flat-screen TV, DVD player, spa bath treatments, a pillow menu, well-stocked minibar and high-end Molton Brown toiletries.
Bluffton, South Carolina, USA
If inspired by more down-to-earth destinations then Bluffton, South Carolina, the location of Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin’s star-studded nuptials in 2019, is the destination to add to your bucket list. The quiet but beautiful South Carolina town is full of fascinating history and Southern charm.
Where to stay: The Montage Palmetto Bluff, which was Justin and Hailey’s actual wedding venue, is the perfect escape for travelers who are looking for plenty of space to explore. Set within a 20,000-acre community, this sprawling resort encompasses a river-front marina, an extensive nature preserve, several picturesque dining options, a world-class golf course, individual cottages and an inn with guest rooms and suites, not to mention two on-site churches if inspired to follow in the Bieber’s footsteps and tie the knot in coastal Carolina. If looking to explore more of this area, the Montage Palmetto Bluff is just a short drive from both the charming streets of Savannah, Georgia and the fun-for-all-ages resort island of Hilton Head.
While Capri has long been on the bucket list of travelers from around the world, those who saw the romantic images of German supermodel Heidi Klum marrying Tokio Hotel guitarist Tom Kaulitz aboard a luxury yacht surely moved this Italian Island higher on their list. Located on the edge of the Gulf of Naples and west of the stunning Amalfi Coast, Capri offers everything needed for a romantic and relaxing getaway. Enjoy the amazing cuisine, beautiful nature, warm ambiance and bright blue water filled with jaw-dropping yachts.
Where to stay: Located near the beach and with stunning panoramic views over the Bay of Naples, J.K. Place Capri is the perfect place to stay to feel like a celebrity. Especially when the sun sets, the location turns into a magical setting to wine and dine, not unlike the magical nuptials of Heidi Klum and Tom Kaulitz. And although it’s hard to imagine that travelers would ever want to leave this beautiful property, the Capri port is just a short walk from the property with beautiful views along the way.
If feeling more Inspired by Heidi and Tom’s yacht location, travelers also have the opportunity to stay on the ‘Christina O’ yacht itself! Although, not the original yacht that was once owned by former First Lady Jackie Kennedy’s second husband Aristotle Onassis, and not located in Capri, the beautiful Christina Onassis Yachthotel in Rotterdam, the Netherlands is a perfect alternative to get the celebrity treatment.
There are few places in the world more romantic than the south of France, as proven again by the 2019 wedding of singer Joe Jonas and actress Sophie Turner. Hosting wedding festivities on a historic 18th-century estate in the heart of Provence with vineyards and lavender fields as far as the eye can see, there was no shortage of enchantment at the nuptials of Mr. and Mrs. Jonas.
Where to stay: Château de Tourreau, the actual wedding venue of Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner, is available for booking on Booking.com. This elegant holiday home boasts exceptional 20-acre grounds with charming courtyards, patios at the water’s edge, refreshing swimming pools or various world-class sports facilities, a perfect getaway for travelers looking to enjoy an authentic French Chateau experience.
As one of the primary residences of Her Majesty The Queen, Windsor Castle is a well-known wedding venue for members of the British royal family, having recently hosted three royal weddings – The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Princess Euginee and Jack Brooksbanks and most recently Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston. But Windsor has more to offer than just a castle and is a great, quieter alternative to nearby bustling London. Also linked by the beautiful Thames river, Windsor has plenty of parks and gardens to explore, not to mention great restaurants to dine in and offers the perfect mix of history, culture and elegance.
Where to stay: While it’s not possible to stay at Windsor Castle without an invitation from Her Majesty The Queen herself, travelers can still feel like a royal at the nearby The Oakley Court. This award-winning Victorian Gothic Mansion is located on 33-acres on the banks of the River Thames and mixes original character with modern luxury. It not only looks royal, but travelers can expect the royal treatment during their stay as well.