Southern India is stunning! We know that, we go on holidays there, but we don’t consider the south as options for destination weddings. And that’s just bizarre. There are so many beautiful, out-of-this-world wedding destinations in south India that you might even consider staying there for your honeymoon after the wedding. Whether you like the beach, a lake, or the hills, you will get the backdrop of your dreams here.
Check out some of our favourite wedding destinations in south India.
With beautiful weather and even more gorgeous views all around, Coorg is one of the best wedding destinations in south India. From hilltops to beautiful green views, you will find a location and backdrop to everyone’s liking here.
If you want your wedding to have a traditional, religious set-up, Mahabalipuram is the place for you. Its ancient, glorious temples, and views of the gorgeous blue water, make for the perfect traditional wedding destination.
If you’re more of a city person, Bengaluru is also a great option for destination weddings. The delightful nightlife, stunning locales, and delicious local cuisine, will make your wedding a truly memorable affair. If your wedding is going to have a cocktail or youngsters’ night, Bengaluru has some wonderful, unique options for you. You can easily find banquet halls in and around Bengaluru for your celebrations.
The backwaters of Kerala are famous across the world for their pristine beauty. So why not explore ‘God’s own country’ for your wedding? You can have a stunning beach wedding here and take your guests on a cruise of the backwaters.
5. Havelock Island
One of the best ways to make your wedding memorable is to have it in a unique location. And what’s more unique than the Andaman Islands? Havelock Island is one of the best wedding destinations in India for those who don’t want to deal with crowds of tourists and dirty beaches. It’s offbeat and the backdrop of the clear blue sea will make for stunning pictures.
If you’re a history buff, consider Kochi for your destination wedding. The colonial architecture in Fort Kochi, the quaint streets, and the rich heritage of this city is perfect for a destination wedding. After the wedding, you can stay back for a dreamy mini-honeymoon here.
Another one for history buffs, Puducherry has a unique appeal to it. The French influence on the architecture and lifestyle here isn’t lost on anyone. Their Tamil-French cuisine is an absolute delight for the senses and the gorgeous beaches don’t disappoint for a second. Several resorts here have their own private beaches too, so you can really have the tropical wedding of your dreams here.
Feel like a queen by getting married in the city of Nizams. With palatial properties like Taj Faluknama, Hyderabad is the perfect destination for a royal wedding. In fact, to complete your royal look, you should consider shopping for your bridal jewellery and outfits from this city.
This is one city where you can have a super luxurious destination wedding in an offbeat location. Since Chennai is a big city with all the facilities you could ask for, you won’t have to fly in any of your vendors separately. You can get it all here. Chennai isn’t a popular destination for weddings in India, but we don’t see why. With its stunning coastline, heritage sites, gorgeous farmhouses, and more, Chennai should be at the top of the best wedding destinations in south India.
Decades ago, Bollywood immortalised the romance of Ooty in several films. This town has a wonderful old world vibe with small cafes which have been running for decades and its very own toy train. Enjoy an intimate destination wedding in the cool mist that often engulfs Ooty, and make your wedding an occasion that everyone will cherish for years to come.
Have you made your pick yet? If not, check out our favourite wedding destinations in north India here.