Overbearing mother-in-law, out of control guest list, warring relatives? Not to mention the cost. Planning a wedding isn't easy. Design Hotels™ has got the solution for you - get married abroad!
Exuding minimalist harmony in the picturesque setting of Thailand's Koh Samui Island, The Library is the perfect beachside wedding venue. Amidst Sicily's rambling citrus groves Zash Country Boutique Hotel offers sublime views over Mount Etna, providing a romantic Mediterranean backdrop. Nestled between coconut palms and gently rolling slopes, The Surin Phuket is a picture perfect setting for a tropical celebration. What could be more romantic than saying -I do' in the City of Love. Located in the 16th arrondissement the charming Hôtel Sezz Paris is the very definition of Parisian chic and makes for an idyllic post-ceremony retreat.
The Library, Koh Samui, Thailand
With a team of advisors to assist with all elements of the planning, and a choice of three packages to choose from, weddings at The Library are second to none. The hotel – featuring 26 sleek studio cabins – can handle everything from the ceremony to the reception, ensuring the happy couple have a stress-free stay.
Zash Country Boutique Hotel, Sicily
As a converted 1930's manor house, Zash Country Boutique Hotel ticks every box when it comes to romance. Not only does the ten room hotel radiate the elegance of the original building, but recent renovations which include an extension of glass-walled bedrooms, add a glamorous twist to the country retreat. The Sicilian -home away from home' will not only help plan the big day, they will also keep guests entertained, activities available include sailing trips, wine tastings and excursions around the island.
The Surin Phuket, Thailand
With unobstructed views of the Andaman Sea The Surin Phuket provides a secluded waterfront setting with a flourish of traditional Thai grace. Sheltered under a canopy of coconut palms and linked by a series of jungle walkways, the hotel's 103 hillside and beachfront cottages and suites, each with a private veranda sun deck, are luxury defined. Be it a romantic ceremony for two or a friends and family affair, the hotel's personalized service and hospitality will leave a lasting impression.
Hôtel Sezz Paris, France
Designed with love in mind, Hôtel Sezz Paris boasts a spacious Suite Eiffel with exquisite views over its namesake and a Veuve Clicquot champagne bar. The 26-room hotel designed by Christophe Pillet - a protégé of Philippe Starck - is decorated in a palette of slate, blue-grey and red and oozes elegance. With a personal assistant on hand, day and night, every wish of the happy couple can be catered for.
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