When it comes to planning an overseas wedding, we’re all searching for a venue that reflects our taste and requirements, whilst providing a beautiful backdrop to your special day.
Hiring a private villa is an ideal way to suit your needs when choosing a venue abroad. Not only do many have stunning landscapes and gardens, but you are also free to choose a location with space to accommodate the bride and groom as well as a selection of special guests, enabling you all to enjoy this magical time in an intimate setting.
Whether you’re aiming for rustic charm or opulent luxury, if you’re searching for an elegant venue with space to sleep a few guests, then look no further than this selection from luxury villas specialist CV Villas.
Cepheus House, Corfu
Luxurious Cepheus House has spacious living areas on several levels, indoors and out, all
touched with a sense of romance, character and style. Sleeping up to 14, this spectacular waterfront property is perfect for your special gathering.
Within the house, a cinema room, gym, sauna and steam room complement the seven bedrooms – perfect for entertaining guest. A concierge, housekeeper and private chef services add an extra level of luxurious leisure. Outside, a stunning infinity pool, complete with sunken day seats and a children’s pool overlooks the sea, served by a lavish pool house, and a network of pathways lead to a pebble beach.
Notre Dame Du Val, France
Cushioned in 25 acres of orchards and olive groves, magnificent Notre Dame Du Val is aluxury villa in Provence, complete with a private pool and tennis court, that is perfect fortying the knot on your special day. An ornate fountain adorns the frontage of this graceful house, encircled by sitting areas under leafy shade, and looking across long lawns to the thousand trees. A gym now occupies the orangerie, the greens of an 18-hole golf course run alongside the grounds, and the picturesque streets of Aix-en-Provence are just 4km away, filled with fountains, cafés and boutiques.
Persephone is a superb, spacious and stylish villa in Cyprus in the renowned Aphrodite Hills
Resort, offering high levels of service, views of the 18-hole golf course and one of the largest private pools we've seen. A separate Jacuzzi, synthetic lawn for sunbathing, and a poolside dining gazebo served by an outdoor kitchen.
All this is overlooked by a shaded loggia which leads into the lavishly furnished villa andthere is a roof terrace with fabulous views. Excellent service for up to 10 guests starts each day with a ‘Good Morning’ basket of breads and pastries.
Mullin’s Mill, Barbados
An idyllic setting for a wedding, this Mullin’s Mill villa in Barbados is a delicious mix of old world charm and modern facilities, hill-top gardens and a beach house, sporting holiday and romantic retreat. Elegantly furnished with rich mahogany and rare antiques, the house is on the hillside with lovely sea views, a lagoon-style pool and Jacuzzi forming a focal point in the grounds.
Guest rooms are in three settings. The main house and mill each have one bedroom, romantically furnished with a four poster bed. An adjoining, two storey annexe has a twin room on each floor, and there are two more twin rooms in a guest cottage in the grounds. The beach house is three minutes away and Speightstown is a five-minute drive from the house.
Villa Cetinale, Italy
Sleeping up to 27 people, gorgeous Villa Cetinale boasts a swimming pool and sunbathing lawn,
a games room housed in the limonaia, and a tennis court. Within the villa, elegantly vaulted ceilings top beautifully furnished rooms on several levels; the sitting room, with its big stone fireplace, forming a social centrepiece; the kitchen in comfortable country style; and the frescoed dining room looking out to lovely views. This magnificent and historic house is ideal for a fabulous, formal wedding venue and will bring a sense of Baroque opulence to any occasion.
Just 14km from Siena, Villa Cetinale is 5km from shops and a restaurant in Sovicille and centrally placed for sightseeing in several medieval towns.