We have seen the good, the bad and the outright hideous with our Style Icons Weddings and our Worst Wedding Dresses posts over the last few weeks. Now see where the super rich and famous tie the knot at these amazing celebrity wedding destinations.
Hardly an endorsement for the venue, but Canadian songstress Avril Lavigne and Chad Croger from Nickelback exchanged vows in a romantic outdoor ceremony overlooking the Mediterranean coast at the medieval Chateau de La Napoule in Mandelieu. The rock ‘n’ roll dinner reception, featuring locally caught lobster and sea bass, raged on until sunrise.
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel tied the knot at the Borgo Egnazia Resort in Fasano in Italy’s Puglia region. Overlooking the Adriatic Sea, the gorgeous 40-acre grounds are fit for a fantasy wedding, with ornate stone architecture and 28 villas, each with private pools and gardens.
Oscar winning actress Halle Berry tied the knot with French beau actor Olivier Martinez in an intimate ceremony at the Chateau des Conde in Vallery in France’s Burgundy region. Berry and Martinez’s guests partied all night in the romantic Renaissance castle. A unique fireworks display, which even included snow and water, concluded the festivities in the chateau gardens
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds exchanged vows at Boone Hall Plantation, one of America’s oldest working plantations. The romantic “Avenue of Oaks,” a 3/4-mile pathway bordered on each side by 268-year-old giant oaks draped with Spanish moss, is just one of the reasons this is a dream wedding destination.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner got hitched in an idyllic Caribbean paradise; Parrot Cay Resort in Turks and Caicos. After exchanging vows on the powdery white sand the couple spent their wedding night and a few days afterward at the laid-back and uber private resort.
While singer Katy Perry’s marriage to Russell Brand was short-lived it began with a memorable and exotic wedding in Jaipur, India. An unexpected ceremony for an unpredictable couple, the Indian-themed wedding was held at Sher Bagh resort in Rajasthan – a luxury eco-resort on the edge of Ranthambore National Park, known for its tiger population.
After nearly 8 years of marriage Matt Damon and his wife Luciana lavishly renewed their vows in the Caribbean. They rented out St. Lucia’s entire Sugar Beach Resort for roughly 50 guests, including BFF’s Ben Affleck and his wife Jennifer Garner. Married under thatched roofs at sunset, the newlyweds — with their daughters in tow — headed to the beach for a cocktail reception complete with tiki torches
The Beckhams are often viewed as unofficial royalty, so it’s only fitting that the famous duo wed in Luttrellstown Castle, a 15th– century castle in County Dublin, Ireland. They spent their wedding night at the royal suite in the luxurious castle/resort, which sprawls over a lush 560-acre estate.
Though they didn’t live happily-ever-after, who could forget the fairytale wedding of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes? The lavish nighttime wedding was held at one of Italy’s most stunning landmarks, Odescalchi Castle at Lake Bracciano, where Martin Scorsese and Isabella Rossellini also wed.
Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott eloped to Wakaya Club and Spa in Fiji. A perfect star-hideaway in the South Pacific. This private island resort rests upon a 2,200-acre island with a protected coral reef, long white-sand beaches and blue lagoons.