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Algarve ( Portugal )

Blessed by miles of beautiful white-sand beaches, The ALGARVE region sits
at the southern tip of Portugal. A combination of stunning sceneries, rich historical interest,
great outdoor activities plus stunning hotels and villas, make The Algarve a perfect option
when trying to decide on the ideal venue for your 'big day'.

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PORTUGAL, ALGARVE (Carvoeiro) : Alba Villas
• Civil Wedding • Symbolic Blessing • Religious Blessing
 

 

Formerly known as Suites Alba Resort & Spa, Alba Villas boast a privileged and unspoilt cliff-top setting above Albandeira beach. Conveniently, this stunning stretch of coastline is close to Carvoeiro, 3km from Lagoa. It is a contemporary 'boutique' property that has plenty to offer couples seeking a panoramic venue with direct access to the beach. Wedding ceremonies at Alba Villas can either take place on the sand under an archway of palm leaves or within the hotel's gardens overlooking the ocean. The whiter-than-white 'outdoor lounge' can be hired for your private use and with an outdoor bar, reception area and space for entertainment, there will be plenty of opportunities for the celebrations to carry on until late evening - we can even organise a DJ or local band to entertain you and your guests. All in all, this is a splendid wedding venue with an intimate and relaxed feel, complemented by a great choice of reception menus and drinks packages.

Inclusions:
No more than one wedding per day
• Planning & administration of your wedding
• Assistance of our local Wedding Co-ordinator
• Wedding ceremony
• Benefits when more than 20 guests in your party/reception: Free hire of venue; Menu tasting for bride & groom; Free accommodation & VIP service on wedding night for bride & groom
• Marriage Certificates.

Where to stay:
Alba Villas offers 50 Suites (3 of them have a jacuzzi and 47 are 2-bedroom Family Suites).
Facilities at the resort include outdoor pool, restaurant, bar, gym and a well-appointed on-site Spa.

 

 
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
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PORTUGAL, ALGARVE (Porches, near Lagoa) : Lady of the Rock
• Civil Wedding • Symbolic Blessing • Religious Blessing
 

 

Located about 10km east of Lagoa and 18km from Albufeira, Lady of the Rock is definitely a venue with a view! Overlooking the deep blue sea, the small chapel that dates back to the 15th Century sits on a rocky promontory and is a Protected Heritage Site. The actual set up for the ceremony is on a lovely terrace that can accommodates up to 180 guests. It is a dream setting, perfect for the most important day of your life.

Inclusions:
• Planning & administration of your wedding
• Assistance of our local Wedding Co-ordinator
• Wedding ceremony
• Set up at Lady on the Rock including chairs with covers & bows, ceremony table with table cloth & skirt, red carpet, small marquee & parasols
• Marriage Certificates.

Where to stay: Details of nearby hotels, apartments and villas can be obtained on your behalf.

 

 
   
 
   
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PORTUGAL, ALGARVE (Albufeira) : Sheraton Algarve • 5-star
• Civil Wedding • Symbolic Blessing • Religious Blessing
 

 

The Sheraton Algarve stretches across seventy two acres of inspiring landscape above a stunning cliff top at Praia da Falesia, some 30km from Faro airport. It is a true 5-star resort and its Moorish architecture combines airy interiors, open patios and intimate spaces. A varied choice of wedding venues (decorations can be added at a supplement) will be presented to you, amongst which, the Tabu garden area and the Sunset  Deck rank as the most popular choices for couples. Options for cocktail parties and  wedding receptions are plentiful and range from a fabulous choice of canapés to the chance of sharing a more formal meal with relatives and friends,  all depending on your preferences, budget and number of guests.

Inclusions:
No more than one wedding per day
• Planning & administration of your wedding
• Assistance of our local Wedding Co-ordinator
• Wedding ceremony
• When more than 50 guests in your party: Free hire of venue; Set menu tasting for 4 persons; Standard 3-tier wedding cake; Flower centre-piece for tables
• Marriage Certificates.

Where to stay:
This top-class hotel offers 215 rooms and suites complimented by a huge range of amenities.
Very family-friendly, it guarantees excellent facilities for children as well as tennis, golf and, of course, excellent dining and socialising options.

 

 
   
 
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PORTUGAL, ALGARVE (Albufeira) : Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa • 5-star
• Civil Wedding • Symbolic Blessing • Religious Blessing
 

 

Ranking as one of the most popular wedding venues in the area of Albufeira, the Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa boasts the most amazing sea views from its elevated location that gives direct access to sandy Santa Eulalia beach. The preferred spot for ceremonies is, without a doubt and shown above, the hotel's magnificent terrace where comfortable seating provides a delightful environment for family and friends to witness your 'big moment'. We will put to you a choice of restaurants and menus for your reception, all depending on the number of guests and whether you prefer the gathering to be indoors or outdoors.

Inclusions:
No more than one wedding per day
• Planning & administration of your wedding
• Assistance of our local Wedding Co-ordinator
• Wedding ceremony
• 30 minutes 'Welcome Cocktail'
• Seating plan & printed menus
• Chair covers
• Flower centre-piece for tables
• Standard wedding cake
• Free accommodation for bride & groom on wedding night
• Marriage Certificates.

Where to stay:
The huge choice of accommodation at Grande Real Santa Eulalia includes classic rooms, suites, studios and apartment suites - all very stylishly furnished and decorated. This 5-star resort also offers an amazing spa, 4 outdoor pools, restaurants and bars, tennis courts, night club and much, much more.

 

 
   
         
   
         
   
         
PORTUGAL, ALGARVE (Albufeira) : CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel • 5-star
• Civil Wedding • Symbolic Blessing • Religious Blessing
 

 

Enjoying an exquisite setting near the town of Albufeira (approximately 30mins from Faro airport), the CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel sits within lush gardens right by the beach. The amazing sea views from the wedding gazebo on the lawn will provide a spectacular backdrop during your ceremony. White chair covers, flowers and decorations can be set up on your behalf to create the venue of your dreams. Following the ceremony, treat your guests to a cocktail party on one of the terraces then choose one of the various locations for your reception. We'll discuss with you the menus available and supply you with a competitive quote based on your preferences and party size.

Inclusions:
No more than one wedding per day
• Planning & administration of your wedding
• Assistance of our local Wedding Co-ordinator
• Wedding ceremony
• When minimum 50 guests: Menu tasting for 2 persons; Table plan & printed menus; Sparkling wine when cutting wedding cake; Free 1 night accommodation for bride & groom on wedding night; Breakfast in room after wedding night
• Marriage Certificates.

Where to stay:
Sao Rafael has 149 accommodation units that range from Double Rooms to luxury Suites, all very well appointed and beautifully decorated in a modern, sleek style. There are 3 restaurants and 4 bars, 2 outdoor pools, an excellent spa and direct access to the wonderful beach.

 

 
   
         
PORTUGAL, ALGARVE (Porches) : Vila Vita Parc • 5-star
• Civil Wedding • Symbolic Blessing • Religious Blessing
 

 

This very luxurious and lush seaside resort sits within acres of subtropical gardens and overlooks the most amazing coastline and deep blue sea that fringe the Algarve region. Perched above stunning cliffs and a sandy beach, the 5-Star Vila Vita Parc offers couples the chance to experience the very best day of their life in a special area of the complex named ‘Andreas Bridge’. This gorgeous lakeside and garden setting, that also comes complete with a lovely bridge, is a perfect venue no matter if you are planning a small intimate wedding or a large gathering. The ‘standard set up’ for the ceremony venue includes some lovely touches (see below) and for a supplement, you could choose to have your ceremony take place under a pretty arch or a stylish wooden gazebo (these two extra options also include flower arrangement). There is a variety of packages for a cocktail reception plus a remarkable choice of venues and menus for your reception – of course, we’ll discuss all that is available. We are delighted to have recently added this superb wedding venue to our Algarve collection that combines an enchanting setting, top-class service and timeless attentiveness to ensure brides and grooms enjoy a perfect start to married life!.

Inclusions:
No more than one wedding per day
• Planning & administration of your wedding
• Assistance of our local Wedding Co-ordinator
• Wedding ceremony
• Standard Set up includes: chairs & chair covers, table for the ceremony, white or red carpet and blue, golden or purple sashes (supplement applies for wedding gazebo or flower arch)
• Marriage Certificates.

Where to stay:
This 5-Star luxurious complex offers 180 rooms and suites in four buildings. A superb array of amenities include outdoor pools, sport activities, a wealth of dining options, excellent spa facilities, a 9-hole pitch & put practice course, shops and a range of facilities for younger guests too.

 

 
   
 
   
   
   
PORTUGAL, ALGARVE (Lagos) : Duna Beach Club
• Civil Wedding • Symbolic Blessing • Religious Blessing
 

 

Duna Beach Club sits directly on the golden sandy beach of Meia Praia beach in Lagos. And this truly beautiful location on the Algarve could mark the start of your married life! Red carpet, a pretty arch and white covered chairs can be set up on the soft sand where your civil wedding or symbolic blessing will take place. It is a perfect way to combine the important moment of exchanging your vows in front of family and friends with a very relaxed and informal setting. Owned by the 4-Star Tivoli Lagos Hotel situated in the heart of Lagos (2km from the Duna Beach Club), couples can rest assured that attention to detail will prevail throughout their special day. Your reception can be arranged at the Duna Beach Club, either indoors or out.

Inclusions:
No more than one wedding per day
• Planning & administration of your wedding
• Assistance of our local Wedding Co-ordinator
• Wedding ceremony
• Menu tasting for 2 persons (not Buffet options)
• Table plan & printed menus
• Table centre-pieces
• Port with coffee & sparkling wine served with wedding cake
• Wedding night at Tivoli Lagos Hotel plus breakfast in room after wedding night
• Marriage Certificates.

Where to stay:
Owned by the 4-Star Tivoli Lagos Hotel situated in the heart of Lagos (2km from the Duna Beach Club), couples can rest assured that attention to detail will prevail throughout their special day. Your reception can be arranged at the Duna Beach Club, either indoors or out.

 

 
   
   
   
 
   
PORTUGAL, ALGARVE (Carvoeiro) : Tivoli Carvoeiro • 4-star
• Civil Wedding • Symbolic Blessing • Religious Blessing
 

 

The 4-Star crescent-shaped Tivoli Carvoeiro is a splendid choice for anyone seeking a panoramic location for their special day. Here, your wedding ceremony can be set up on the cliff top that overlooks Praia Vale Covo. A cocktail party, 4-course menu, buffet, floral decorations, wedding cake, covered chairs, red carpet, etc. can be organised on your behalf to suit your requirements and budget, no matter how many guests will be joining you to share your big day. Located in Carvoeiro, approximately 3km from Lagoa (to the west) and Albufeira (to the east), this is a well-run holiday resort with an excellent range of facilities.

Inclusions:
No more than one wedding per day
• Planning & administration of your wedding
• Assistance of our local Wedding Co-ordinator
• Wedding ceremony
• Free use of clifftop venue when reception is held at the hotel
• Contracted menu tasting for 2 persons
• 30 minutes 'Welcome Cocktail'
• Personalised menus
• Free accommodation for bride & groom on wedding night
• Marriage Certificates.

Where to stay:
Tivoli Carvoeiro is a very good 4-Star holiday resort. Offering a total of 293 rooms (including 4 Suites), a choice of dining options, good sporting opportunities plus of course a stunning location, your wedding day and honeymoon at Tivoli Carvoeiro will be filled with special memories.

 

 
   
   
PORTUGAL, ALGARVE (Alvor) : Serenity House Villa
• Civil Wedding • Symbolic Blessing • Religious Blessing
 

Serenity House Villa is located in the resort of Alvor, approximately 50 minutes from Faro airport. Set in a quiet area, its private security gate opens onto a sweeping driveway bordered by exotic palms and the charming courtyard leads to the expansive drawing room. The beautiful garden and the pool terrace are a perfect setting for your wedding ceremony and can easily accommodate up to 120 guests. We can make arrangements for a catering company to come in, prepare and serve your cocktail party and reception and the various options available will be suggested to you depending on your preferences and number of guests. To complete a perfect day, music can be organised and is allowed outdoors up until midnight (and later indoors).

Inclusions:
No more than one wedding per day
• Planning & administration of your wedding
• Assistance of our local Wedding Co-ordinator
• Wedding ceremony
• Marriage Certificates.

Where to stay:
Serenity House Villa accommodates up to 12 guests in 6 bedrooms. It is a very well equipped property and special features include a 12m x 6m outdoor pool, a pool house with a bar area and a snooker table. The resort of Alvor also offers a wide choicce of hotels and self-catering apartments perfect for all your guests.

 
 
   
         
PORTUGAL, ALGARVE (Vilamoura) : Tivoli Marina Vilamoura • 5-star
• Civil Wedding • Symbolic Blessing • Religious Blessing
 

 

With the marina on one side and standing on its own concessioned beach, Tivoli Marina Vilamoura ranks as one of the best 5-star resorts along the Algarve coast. With the choice of a civil or symbolic ceremony, this stunning hotel also invites you to select your preferred location, be it within the grounds of the resort or right on the beach! Reception venues are plentiful too and include Puro Beach Lakeside (a lovely setting close to the sea), the Marina Deck, the Mint Restaurant or one of the ballrooms, depending on how many guests you have. Lots of choices too for a cocktail reception plus a variety of yummy menus and finger food buffets to suit your overall budget. Decorations, entertainment, etc., can of course be organised on your behalf by our fabulous team of local co-ordinators and the on-site Angsana Spa guarantees all the pampering and relaxing you may want before (and after) your wedding.

Inclusions:
• Planning & administration of your wedding
• Assistance of our local Wedding Co-ordinator
• Wedding ceremony
• Marriage Certificates.

Where to stay:
A total of 383 stylish rooms gives you the opportunity to select anything from a Classic Double to a Junior or Executive Suite or even the Presidential Suite. Leisure facilities include 2 pools, tennis court, health club with sauna, jacuzzi, hammam and gym, a fabulous spa plus an excellent range of restaurants and bars.

 

 
   
         
PORTUGAL, ALGARVE (Vilamoura) : The Lake Resort Hotel • 5-star
• Civil Wedding • Symbolic Blessing • Religious Blessing
 

 

Located close to the marina area, about 20 minutes from Faro airport and a short stroll to Falesia beach, The Lake Resort Hotel is another of our superb 5-star wedding venues in this gorgeous area of the Algarve. Amongst the hotel's many features, the two wedding gazebos that stand by the large private lake provide a serene and private setting for your wedding ceremony. Panoramic views from all areas of the resort will create perfect backdrops for photograpic memories of the day. The floating restaurant (Mare Nostrum restaurant) on the lake can host up to 60 guests for your wedding reception (for smaller parties, a supplement applies if you require exclusive use of the restaurant). Another reception venue is the larger Gustatio restaurant that can accommodate up to 150 persons.

Inclusions:
No more than one wedding per day
• Planning & administration of your wedding
• Assistance of our local Wedding Co-ordinator
• Wedding ceremony
• Wedding reception includes: Standard decorations; Cream chair covers & bows; White linen; Table centre-pieces; Menu tasting for 2 persons
• Marriage Certificates.

Where to stay:
Choose to stay in one of the luxurious rooms available at the Lake Resort Hotel (there's also a great variety of options nearby for your guests). On-site facilities include 3 swimming pools, 3 restaurants, 2 bars, a spa, a children's club and much more.

 

 
   
         
   
         
   
         
PORTUGAL, ALGARVE (Alvor) : Canico Restaurant
• Civil Wedding • Symbolic Blessing • Religious Blessing
 

Built within the rocks right by a pretty cove, Canico Restaurant is reached by a lift that runs down from the clifftop. Wedding ceremonies take place in the panoramic pool gardens or on the clifftop. Beach weddigns can be organised subject to special licence and tides.

The best reception setting is definitely on the terrace of this traditional restaurant and we will supply you with details of menus available. The food is amazing and the views are out of this world - all in all, truly highly recommended!

Inclusions:
• Planning & administration of your wedding
• Assistance of our local Wedding Co-ordinator
• Wedding ceremony
• Marriage Certificates.

Where to stay:
Canico Restaurant is part of the 4-Star Prainha Clube, 65km from Faro airport. We can arrange your stay in one of the 61 studios and apartments of the resort.

 
     
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