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Exchange vows at Dubai's top 10 wedding venues

Mon, August 24, 2020

Dubai impresses with scintillating views, warm hospitality and incredible settings for your big day. There's no better place to begin a lifetime together.

Dubai impresses with scintillating views, warm hospitality and incredible settings for your big day. There's no better place to begin a lifetime together.

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Dubai Opera

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The stunning Dubai Opera has the ability to transform its proscenium arch theatre into a banquet hall, making it the perfect venue for a spectacular wedding celebration. Expect state-of-the-art equipment, surround sound and world-class hospitality at one of Dubai’s most sought-after locations. Feel free to invite all your loved ones, as the venue hosts up to 1,000 guests in a banquet-setting and up to 2,000 guests for a concert-style celebration.

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Madinat Jumeirah

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With no less than seven picturesque venues, absolutely anything you imagine can be recreated at Madinat Jumeirah’s diverse and unique locations. No two weddings can ever be the same here. Say ‘I do’ under the open skies to the sweet sound of waves by the beach or organise a traditional ceremony on an elevated walkway for waterside vistas. To end your day in style, host a reception at the ornate ballroom in the grand Madinat Arena.
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Atlantis, The Palm

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If your venue vision points to luxury, Atlantis, The Palm should definitely be on the top of your list. Exchange vows on the Royal Terrace while enjoying traditional Arabian hospitality, or take the quirky route with 65,000 marine animals in the backdrop at The Lost Chambers. If you're tying the knot in winter, consider an outdoor wedding with poolside views or go all out with a celebration right on Atlantis' pristine beach.

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One&Only Royal Mirage

Make a dramatic entrance to your wedding at the One&Only Royal Mirage. The fortress at this plush wedding venue has imposing Moorish wood doors that lead to an enchanting space lined with illuminated palm trees. If you fancy an even more palatial setting, head to the Esplanade for landscapes around a stunning water feature, complete with myriad candles and a private dining area. No matter where you exchange your vows, the scintillating views and beautiful arrangements will make for memorable photos.

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JW Marriott Marquis

Take your romance to new heights at one of the world’s tallest hotels, JW Marriott Marquis. An enchanting pool deck with its outdoor terrace overlooking the majestic Burj Khalifa will provide a breathtaking backdrop for your wedding. Not sure what cuisines to serve? Leave it to the 200 chefs from all over the world to tailor a bespoke menu fitting for the biggest day of your life. Treat your overseas guests to the best of hospitality, comfortable rooms and suites, high-standard amenities and access to renowned eateries.

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Armani Hotel Dubai

You know you’re considering the very best when you have to choose between the sophisticated setting of a ballroom and the landscaped gardens of a pavilion – all at one location. The hotel's expert planners can help you coordinate the entire affair down to the very last detail, even if that's choosing a multi-tiered cake crafted by a master pâtissier. Armani Hotel promises a memorable start to your married life with exquisite overnight accommodation and luxurious spa facilities.

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Burj Al Arab

Touted as one of the world’s most luxurious hotels, the Burj Al Arab tops the dream wedding venue list. Couples can enjoy a sky-high wedding experience by taking vows on the hotel’s helipad, 212m above the waters of the Arabian Gulf. Closer to ground, there are numerous packages available, with dedicated services from the hotel’s wedding consultant. Consider dramatic arrival arrangements like helicopters and Rolls-Royce cars, consultations with pastry chefs and florists, and bridal treatments at the Talise Spa to keep you relaxed and ready for the big day.

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Palazzo Versace Dubai

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Reminiscent of a 16th century Italian palace with high ceilings and landscaped gardens, the Palazzo Versace is one of the latest additions to Dubai’s portfolio of flagship luxury hotels. Here you can host up to 500 guests in the city’s most spectacular ballroom, flanked by a lovely patio, after taking your vows in the creekside garden. Exquisite Versace tableware, silk furnishings and intricately crafted glassware will complete your splendid experience.

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Rixos Premium Dubai

The beach-facing Rixos Premium hotel offers 10 different banquet venues, catering to everything from intimate weddings to large-scale affairs. Seating capacity across most venues run from eight to 150 guests, while the largest hall can accommodate up to 700 guests. The hotel stands out for its perfect range of indoor and outdoor options, which means you have plenty of settings to choose from for a bespoke wedding theme.

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Le Méridien Dubai Hotel

An ideal choice for an unforgettable wedding in Dubai, the hotel's aptly-named Great Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,750 guests. Plan the special day you've been dreaming of with high-tech equipment, show kitchens, outdoor event spaces and extensive parking. The hotel’s in-house event organisers are on hand if you need help fine-tuning every detail. Whether a lavish extravaganza or a simple close-knit affair, this chic venue doesn't disappoint.

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