There’s nothing like your wedding day. It’s a time of celebration and romance, and an outdoor wedding venue is ideal for the couple looking for a non-traditional setting.
But, what about the couple who is looking for an even more unique experience? There are breweries, castles, tropical islands, and many other unique outdoor options to choose from.
Your special day deserves a special location that matches your dreams. Why not pick a unique outdoor venue that is sure to make your wedding day unforgettable?
Below is a list of unique outdoor wedding venues that range from intimate to large, casual to formal, and everything in between.
Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room – Dripping Springs, Texas
Everything is bigger in Texas, and this unique venue is no exception. Located just a short drive from downtown Austin, Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room gives winery venues a run for their money.
The outdoor ceremony space transitions into a covered patio, perfect for cocktail hour. The scenery is stunning with its views of the Texas hillside.
Indoors, there is a large, airy space perfect for large receptions. The decor is traditional wood floors, blue paint, and leather sofas. The exposed brick walls are adorned with funky industrial fixtures.
Bottom line? This venue is eclectic, fun, and deserving of a look for your special day.
Bonus: This venue allows a ceremony-only wedding for $1,000.
Typical cost: The rental fees range from $500-$3,500
Capacity: Up to 150 guests
Oheka Castle – Huntington, New York
Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York is a luxurious, European-styled wedding venue. Located on the Gold Coast, this venue offers opulence and fairytale romance in a truly unique location.
Oheka Castle is America’s grandest castle and dignitaries, celebrities, and other notables celebrated here in grand style during the Roaring Twenties. In fact, Oheka has been hosting weddings since 1919 when the first bride to marry here, Maude Kahn was married in the Grand Ballroom.
Oheka offers multiple, elegant, wedding spaces, but the outside lawn ceremonies are truly breathtaking.
Plus, your reception is covered with world-renowned cuisine.
Bonus: Oheka hosts one wedding a day. When you reserve your space, you will have your own castle for the day!
Typical cost: Site fees range from $10,000 -$14,000
Capacity: Up to 350 guests
Haiku Mill – Maui, Hawaii
Haiku Mill is a botanical paradise nestled in Maui, Hawaii. Hawaii is one of the world’s most desired wedding locales, but nothing compares to the sheer wonder and beauty of this venue. The mill is now a “castle in the jungle”, surrounded by breathtaking fauna and beaches.
Haiku Mill is a converted sugar mill from the 19th century. The decor is European meets the tropics and reminds one of the days gone by.
The private beach and the grounds have been flawlessly renovated to make it seem like you’re walking back in time. This is an enchanted space that will bring your fairy-tale wedding dreams to fruition.
Bonus: The rental of the property is a private event so that you and your guests can have this magical place for yourselves.
Typical cost: $8,500
Capacity: Up to 100 guests
Finca Es Cabas – Mallorca, Spain
If you’re planning a destination wedding, Finca Es Cabas in Mallorca, Spain deserves a closer look. Set in the foothills of Sierra de Tramuntana Mountain, this idyllic venue is a standout.
Only minutes from Palma, this ancient property from the 15th century offers stunning views of Spain’s countryside and rustic charm.
The current owners have spared no expense in showing off Spain’s agricultural roots. They allow the guests to tour the working farm and the gorgeous grounds.
With mature trees, Spanish architecture, and a beautiful stone hotel, this is a charming outdoor wedding venue with a countryside feel.
Bonus: Finca is a hotel and a working farm, close to Palma. This can be your one-stop destination for the wedding and the honeymoon.
Typical cost: You have to contact Finca for pricing but the average wedding cost is 15,400 euros for 100 guests
Capacity: 200 guests
Villa Balbiano – Lake Como, Italy
Villa Balbiano is a private luxury villa nestled on the lakeside of Tremezzina.
Italian-styled gardens enhanced by fountains, statues, and gorgeous trees surround the property as you make your way to the estate. Once you pass the doors, ornate marble floors, antiques, and exquisite furniture greet you.
This opulent venue is an experience in art, culture, and history. Gorgeous mountains surround your garden wedding, while stunning hedges surround your ceremonial space. Ornate white chairs decorate the ornate lawns that wrap your guests in luxury while you say “I do.”
Bonus: Both spring and summer weddings offer gorgeous scenery, so look at the seasonal colors before setting a reservation.
Typical cost: 30,000 euros for a 1-day rental and 90,000 for the 3-day rental
Capacity: Up to 200 guests
Four Seasons Ocean Club – Paradise Island, Bahamas
The Ocean Club has been entertaining celebrities and royalty since 1962. This tropical paradise offers a romantic beach wedding and a worldly escape at the same time.
Stroll down stone pathways through The Cloisters, take in the stunning Versailles Garden statues, and walk under The Terrace. This beach wedding is an ideal venue for romance, adventure, and classic Bahamian style.
The Beach Deck ceremony is set on the crystal clear water that only the Caribbean has. The Cloisters are 12th-century Augustinian that brings elegance and an air of history to your own storied occasion. There are plenty of unforgettable sites to choose from, each with its own romantic style.
Bonus: The venue is set in a tropical paradise and is just minutes from many exciting travel destinations
Typical cost: 365 per person
Capacity: Up to 250 guests
Faena Hotel – Miami Florida
The Faena Hotel in Miami is an art déco masterpiece that evokes old-world grandeur. Located on 100,000 square feet of white sand beach, this venue offers two world-class restaurants, several bars, a theatre, and more.
Right across from the hotel is the Faena Forum, a brilliantly designed event space that offers numerous event spaces.
An outdoor ceremony here promises turquoise waters, vibrant nightlife, and the eclectic style that only Miami can offer. Notably, The Forum has a pink-marbled amphitheater with views of Collins Avenue!
Paint the wedding day of your dreams with the bright colors of Miami Beach.
Bonus: Enjoy the many spas that are available with your guests
Typical cost: $3,000 (off-season) $5,000 (peak season)
Capacity: 300+ guests
Barcelo Maya Grand Resort – Cancun, Mexico
Barcelo Maya Grand Resort in Cancun, Mexico is a beautiful destination wedding venue. This five-star all-inclusive resort has five hotels and is located on the Mexican Riviera surrounded by sugar-white sand. There are also 22 restaurants, 20 bars, and 9 pools.
The resort offers economical luxury and provides a wedding day that will not be forgotten. This is an all-inclusive space with amenities for adults and children.
Have the wedding of your dreams on a picturesque beach and host an unforgettable event for your guests.
Bonus: There are two desirable open-air ceremonies available: the gazebo and la playa (the beach)
Typical cost: Entry level package is $1,900 for 10 guests
Capacity: The resort’s five hotels boast over 26,000 rooms so there is plenty of room for your guests
The Little Nell – Aspen, Colorado
The Little Nell is one of the most spectacular open-air destinations in the US. Your guests have the option of taking a gondola ride up to 11,212 feet to your wedding deck!
You and your other half will say “I do” with the Maroon Bells and the Rocky Mountains as your backdrop. This mountain view wedding offers views that are hard to describe. The scenery is even more breathtaking during the winter.
The venue has been hosting weddings since 1989 and is more than capable of hosting your special day. Whether at the foot of the mountains or on top of it, this romantic destination will deliver the wedding of your dreams.
They can accommodate intimate weddings or larger events with up to 500 guests.
Bonus: This is Colorado’s only five-star, five-diamond ski-in ski-out resort.
Typical cost: $57,000
Capacity: 20-500 guests
Santo Winery – Santorini, Greece
Santorini in Greece is considered the world’s most beautiful wedding destination, and after one look, it’s easy to see why!
Santo Winery, the island’s largest winery, is possibly the most spectacular wedding destination on the island.
The open-air wedding terrace has breathtaking panoramic views of the island and the volcano. The terrace also overlooks the Aegean Sea.
Your guests will sit in Chiavari chairs and enjoy the breezes, as you say “I do.” The white lanterns that decorate the event only add to the dreaminess of this special place.
The private reception room is hidden away in the cliffs and offers views of the caldera and mountains.
Bonus: Santo Winery is a working winery and offers tours of some of the world’s finest wines.
Typical cost: 12,800 euros
Capacity: Up to 120 guests
Hummingbird Nest Ranch – Simi Valley, California
Hummingbird Nest Ranch is a 124-acre oasis far removed from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles. The ranch is nestled in the Santa Susana Mountains and has stunning views of the mountains as the backdrop for your ceremony. There is also a villa, Spanish architecture and decor, and many open-air wedding spaces.
There are different spaces to choose from, depending on your guest count. The Lawn on the Lake holds 500 guests, Sitting Bull Exteriors holds 300 guests, and the barn holds 200 guests. The decor is rustic and adds a mountain charm to your big day.
Not to mention that the photo options are plentiful with the gorgeous red mountains in the background.
Bonus: The ranch is a half-hour drive from LA, which provides quick access to LAX.
Typical cost: $41,000
Capacity: 100-1,000 guests
Key Largo Lighthouse Beach – Key Largo, Florida
Key Largo Lighthouse Beach is a romantic beach wedding space with white sand beaches and clear water. The most exciting thing about this venue is that you can have a dream destination wedding for four days and three nights for the cost of a five-hour wedding at a fine hotel.
That’s right. A four-day three-night private tropical beach for you and your guests. After the matrimony, relax and enjoy time with your family and friends for the weekend with no fuss.
The venue offers two ceremony locations, each with a private beach and gorgeous tropical forests. Plus, there is a luxe beach house that includes a bridal suite.
If your dream wedding includes a private tropical beach, look no further than Key Largo Lighthouse Beach.
Bonus: After the ceremony, there are plenty of fishing and scuba diving opportunities
Typical cost: $1,700 per day with a three-day minimum
Capacity: Up to 300