Destination Wedding in United Arab Emirates

Rapidly growing in popularity as a hub for destination weddings, the UAE offers many exotic locations where one can get married in style. A destination wedding in Dubai is definitely on top of the list when it comes to planning a wedding under Arabian skies.

Luxury wedding planner Shanqh Luxury Events gives you reasons why you should choose to have a beautiful destination wedding in UAE!

Great Weather and Accessibility

Dubai offers perfect weather from September to April. This would be the best time to plan a destination wedding in Dubai.

Dubai is also conveniently located between three continents – Europe, Africa and Asia. This makes it an easily accessible location for guests coming from all over the world. Most European citizens, as well as the U.S., Canadian and Australian citizens, don’t require a UAE entry visa. For other countries, it’s easy to obtain a visa within just a few days of submitting the application with an airline or hotel.

UAE has been one huge stop shop for Wedding Venues. Customers can choose from a plethora of options available at Dubai, Ghantoot, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khamiah, Ajman, Sharjah, Fujairah and Al Ain.

One&Only Royal Mirage

With over 65 acres of lush green landscaped gardens, 1km of exclusive beachfront overlooking Palm Island bay, a variety of water fountains, falajs, winding walkways, arches and domes, the resort offers a collection of the most unique, and scenic outdoor and indoor venues. There are two recently refurbished ballrooms, The Royal Ballroom at The Palace, for up to 300 guests, and the Peregrine Ballroom at the Arabian Court for up to 160 guests. The outdoor Amphitheatre and Oval Garden could seat another 300 guests.

Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi

What makes the hotel a special place to get married?

The stylish Arabesque architecture and décor makes Emirates Palace an ideal location for those colourful, vibrant Indian weddings. Reflecting pools, colourful mosaics, hand-painted domes, winding corridors, candle lights and bakhoor sets a theatrical scene perfect for those romantic pictures and videos shoots. A team of dedicated chefs from India also contributes in creating the most unique Asian culinary experiences.

Raffles, Dubai

The hotel’s venues are suitable for different types of ceremonies such as mehendi, sangeet and pheras, giving the chance to have the fire, drums and the temple. There are special and personalised menus for Indian weddings – serving authentic dishes, customised to the guest preference by the expert and Indian executive sous chef Santosh Gonzalves.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

With indoor spaces and several outdoor options with views of the Burj Al Arab, this beach hotel is the perfect option for weddings of all sizes with guests needing accomodation options, as block-booking at preferential rates is possible.

Oberoi Dubai

The Oberoi Dubai offers beautiful venues together with exemplary service quality that ensures guests’ special day is extraordinary. The hotel boasts a dining experience that promises to be one of the highlights of your wedding thanks to the award-winning chefs. The team of in-house pastry chefs will design and decorate the wedding cake of your dreams.

Madinat Jumeirah

Like the other Jumeirah properties, this is the place for a beachside wedding in Dubai; the venue is geared up to handle multiple events.

Fairmont Ajman

Holding court along the prime beachfront address of the corniche and enveloped by white sandy beaches and the turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf, the perfect backdrop for creating a lifetime of memories on your special day. The hotel offers wedding planning service and photography partners.


It’s is a destination within a destination, with the largest meet, eat and sleep facilities in the region, and 455 chefs are ready to prepare any kind of food for any event. There are outdoor venues and beautiful views. The team understands different cultures, traditions and their requirements and work efficiently to create a memorable celebration.

Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi

Weddings are meant to be timeless memories. The team are there to make it last. Whether your style is modern or classic, intimate or extravagant, they can assist to make your vision an extraordinary reality and deliver a personalised wedding day.

Ritz-Carlton Grand Canal Abu Dhabi

The hotel is right next to the Great Mosque and gets the amazing views of the river and has a beautiful long beach.

St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

The hotel’s many venues cater to whatever setting your dream wedding comprises of. The resort also offers bespoke spa treatments for the bridal party.

Taj Dubai

The location of the hotel, with easy access to the best of the attractions that Dubai has to offer; views of Burj Khalifa; and a flexible and attentive team that presents a host of services and a single point of contact to plan, conceptualise and execute your wedding day.

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

A two-hour beach ceremony with lanterns and a red carpet and views of the Palm Jumeirah; and family as well as friends get a preferential rate when booking rooms at this palatial property. It’s perfect for your Arabian Nights dreams.

InterContinental Dubai