Wedding Cruises: The Perfect Locations to Say I Do

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life therefore the location of the nuptials is paramount to the success of this very special occasion. Many couples are now opting to host their big day on a cruise boat/ship either on a river location or on the ocean somewhere equally exotic. There are many wedding cruises to choose from with varying prices so we have selected a number for you to consider that we think will make your wedding day just perfect!

Tying the Knot on the Historic River Thames with TLC Wedding Boats

The River Thames is steeped in history and is proving to be a very popular location when it comes to booking a wedding cruise. What could be more exciting than taking your vows in front of family and friends on a beautiful cruise boat. There are a number of companies that cater for just this with TLC Wedding Boats being our provider of choice as they cater for your every need from start to finish taking the strain of organisation away from the bride and groom.

TLC offer bespoke packages with an experienced events team poised ready to advise on your every request in order to make the day perfect. TLC offer a choice of 4 charter boats that can carry up to 620 passengers, while viewing and taster sessions are welcomed so the happy couple can see exactly what is on offer. Everything you require will be organised for you from food and drink to entertainment plus where to embark and disembark for convenience. For more information and to get your special day planned simply head to the TLC website.

Sail on the Majestic Chao Phraya River in Bangkok with Sabai Cruise

What more amazing setting can there be to host your wedding day than on this beautiful river cruise offered by Sabai in Thailand. There are 2 boats to choose from catering for up to 70 guests, while I can speak from personal experience as I attended a wedding in early 2019 on this very cruise boat. Romance is the key word here as we sailed upriver witnessing an amazing sunset as the wedding party got into full swing. The magnificent riverside views such as the amazing Wat Arun and The Grand Palace are a sight to behold making this wedding cruise an event to remember.

The Sabai cruise boat is very spacious with plenty of seating space for diners, while there is a perfect dance area at the front of the boat where the bride and groom can kick off the festivities with their romantic first dance to the music of their choice. The happy couple can really put their stamp on things by deciding on the catering/food selections, the decoration and colour scheme they want for their party along with the music making the whole event unique and personal. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff and organisers when it comes to making your big day very special. Prices are available on request either by telephone or online. Why not head over to the Sabai Cruise website to take a look what is offered on this amazing Bangkok wedding cruise.

Book a Dream Wedding on the Amsterdam Canals with

The Amsterdam canals are an amazing location when it comes to couples hosting their special day. The beauty of this city is second to none so where better can there be than aboard a canal cruiser to make those all-important vows with your family and friends watching. The cruisers cater for small and larger groups making your dream wedding a reality. The photos of the special day will be amazing, as night falls the illuminated pathways will make for some fabulous pictures and the cruisers offered by Stromma are official wedding locations in Amsterdam so it isn’t just the reception you can hold onboard but the marriage ceremony too.

Quotations can be applied for online by filling in the form available at the Stromma website. Simply key in a few details such as when you require the boat, for how many people in your party plus which package you are interested in. A representative will then contact you to discuss further. Book the wedding of your dreams and ensure that your guests will also enjoy a day to remember too!

Canal Boat Restaurant Dublin

Please don’t be put off by the heading as this lovely canal barge is also available to hire for parties and yes wedding reception cruises. Sailing through the heart of the capital Irish city of Dublin this lovely vessel provides a very intimate atmosphere where couples can join with friends and family to celebrate their nuptials while sailing up the dreamy Grand Canal. The company supplies staff to assist in the planning of your reception and this venue offers the quirky option for a different wedding reception venue while the ceremony itself can be organised on land in church or wherever the preferred location is.

The Canal Boat offers on board catering and a bar with anything from canapes to a three-course dinner on the menu, while the vessel is available to hire privately all year round. The Canal Boat can cater for up to 60 guests and holds a certificate of excellence from Trip Advisor. The scenery along the Grand Canal Dublin is amazing making for superb wedding photographs and guests can sit up top in order to watch the boat negotiate the locks or simply to take a break from the festivities. Further information regarding booking your wedding reception can be found at the website.

Celebrity Cruise Lines Worldwide

If you could choose anywhere in the world to get married where would it be? With Celebrity Cruise Lines couples can literally get married on board ship in any location. With over 30 places to choose from these cruises offer the whole package, while a pre inspection of the vessel and its facilities is offered so that couples can get a real feel for what they are booking. Couples can get married on board or they can simply book an on-board reception if preferred and have the wedding ceremony elsewhere or at a port of their dreams.

Imagine getting hitched at sea with the waves lapping against the boat while you take your vows. What an amazing backdrop for the wedding photos that would be! Wedding ceremonies are also offered in a port of your choice before embarkation day. Choose from Florence in Italy, Miami Florida, St Lucia, Vancouver, or Santorini in Greece to name but a few locations. Services offered by the various packages include

  • Pre-Sailing Events Manager
  • Food and Drinks Service
  • Photographer

Each cruise and type of wedding celebration is unique therefore head over to the Celebrity Weddings Website to browse the different locations and prices to ensure you will book the wedding and honeymoon of your dreams. There is an excellent FAQs page to answer all your concerns and queries. There is also an online form where couples can request more information, while guests can also choose to pay towards your honeymoon with further information regarding this available on the site too.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Weddings

Ah the Caribbean! The mere word conjures up hot sunny days, beautiful blue skies, deep blue seas, and soft white sandy beaches. Imagine how exciting it would be to be saying your vows onboard a magnificent cruise liner in the Caribbean as the waves crash against the ship and your friends and family are there to shed a tear or two as you say I do. Tailored wedding packages mean that each wedding is unique with couples able to choose specific details they would like added to their booking.

The service offered is superb with a dedicated wedding planner who will ensure that things run smoothly. No need to stress about the flowers, its sorted. No worries when it comes to choosing a photographer or that all important wedding cake that is sorted too! Royal Caribbean offer wedding and honeymoon cruise packages, while a ceremony held on embarkation day means that those guests who are unable to take the cruise will be able to witness the ceremony before you set sail. For more information and to view a wedding brochure please head to the Royal Caribbean website.

Cunard Wedding Cruises

Cunard must be one of the most famous shipping companies in the world and is associated with quality and luxury. The wedding package offered by Cunard is both unique and top range when it comes to all those little touches that make a wedding day special. All wedding couples are allotted a wedding planner who caters for all the couples needs and desires from organising the venue and the celebrant (the captain of course) to the music food and flowers.

Wedding packages can be booked on the Queen Mary 2, the Queen Victoria and the Queen Elizabeth liners sailing from Southampton to New York or vice versa. Each ship has a number of dedicated rooms onboard where couples can decide to host their ceremony, with times allocated being 11am or 3pm although rest assured your will be the only wedding that day. There is also a choice when it comes to which room the reception will be held in along with a selection of menus to suit most tastes. Couples can select their own music, flowers and wedding cake created by the very talented on-board chef! It really is luxury all the way. For prices and a comprehensive brochure please visit the Cunard website.

Host Your Wedding in Fabulous Croatia

The untouched scenery of Croatia must be one of the most beautiful in the world. Places such as Dubrovnik that have recently been made famous by series like Game of Thrones are becoming ever more popular for tourists to visit. Imagine sailing out to sea on an amazing luxury yacht and looking back at the historic view of Croatia in the distance. All this and more can be yours when booking a motor sailor yacht with Gulet Cruises. The yachts are moored off Dubrovnik and Split with the favoured months for hosting a wedding being May, June, September and October mainly due to sea conditions.

Many of the yachts are air conditioned with spacious cabins, restaurant, bars and superb deck area for relaxation. The ceremony itself can be held on the vessel with staff and crew there to cater for all your needs. Couples can arrange to chat with a wedding expert to ascertain that a boat-based ceremony is best for them, while those who choose to go ahead are assured of lasting memories that will stay with them forever. More detail plus online enquiry form is available at the Gulet website.