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La Esperanza Granada.
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The Directory: Destination weddings

  • Officiants, venues, photographers, florists and wedding dress specialists across Andalucía and Gibraltar for your most special day

Officiants

Lizzie Marriage

As a spiritual minister, Lizzie is an officiant for both religious and civil ceremonies including baptisms, weddings (including same-sex) and renewal of vows. Wedding ceremonies (all blessings) can be spiritual or part religious and can include readings, music or singing from all beliefs.

Lizzie Marriage.

Lizzie Marriage.

Planners

We Do Unique Weddings

Tara Chapman, who grew up on the Costa, provides destination wedding planning as well as a styling hub that can matchmake couples with the right suppliers for their perfect wedding.

Reviva weddings

Established in 2007, Reviva Weddings has created over 500 destination weddings in Spain, establishing a reputation for timeless, elegant, bespoke events, as well as surprise proposals and intimate elopements.

Reviva Weddings is defined by creativity and a unique style created especially for the couple.

Ocean Weddings

Lali Prada López, originally from Madrid, moved to Andalucía 15 years ago and has since established Ocean Weddings, creating elegant, charming and bespoke celebrations.

We Do UniqueWeddings.

We Do UniqueWeddings. / K. Marcum

Optimum Weddings

Serving Spain and other international destinations, Dyana Dessar offers multi-cultural celebrations, with international experience of multi-faith and symbolic weddings and ceremonies.

The Business of Weddings

Following the success of Reviva Weddings, in 2019 Laura Charles established The Business of Weddings, offering professional coaching and transformation services to wedding planners, venues and sector suppliers.

UBM - Association of Malaga Wedding Professionals

This recently established association (Unión de Profesionales de Bodas de Málaga) brings together regional wedding professionals with the objectives of supporting the sector and providing resources for planners, suppliers and couples.

Venues

La Esperanza - Granada

New for 2021, La Esperanza Granada is a spectacular Hacienda overlooking the Lecrin valley. Beautiful architecture, with romantic courtyards, gardens and stunning viewpoints combine to create a unique location.

Casa La Siesta.

Casa La Siesta. / keisyandrocky.com

Close to the Costa Tropical and Granada city, this special property is suited to couples looking to create a memorable wedding that also includes the best that Andalucía has to offer, whether the mountains of Sierra Nevada, the beauty of the coast, or the cultural riches of Granada.

Casa La Siesta - Cadiz

Charming cortijo country house on the stunning Costa de la Luz, close to the mountain village of Vejer de la Frontera. This is the place for a classic rustic luxe Andalusian wedding.

Hacienda San Rafael - Seville

One of the all-time favourite wedding venues in southern Spain, the family-owned and run Hacienda San Rafael offers the romance of a remote, 18th-century hacienda, with upscale, beautifully decorated accommodation, all surrounded by mature gardens with three swimming pools, multiple patios, courtyards, fruit orchards and olive groves.

Cortijo LA Organic - Malaga

Cortijo LA Organic provides an intimate country house hotel setting that is perfect for exclusive use. The five-room property is surrounded by a landscaped estate and olive groves, with views across to the picture-perfect Serranía de Ronda.

Cortijo LA Organic.

Cortijo LA Organic.

Photographers

Sheila Roberts

With a background in television and film, and over 14 years’ experience, Sheila serves both Spain and Gibraltar.

Kat Marcum

Kat believes photography is at its best when it can communicate a rich, personal story. As a wedding photographer, she considers it a great joy and honour to capture these special moments that will tell their story for years.

Florists

Lemonface Deco

Marbella-based floral design firm that also offers personalised rented decorations for events.

Wedding dresses

Adrián Manceras

Emerging Marbella designer, creator of spectacular couture featuring remarkable detailing.