Getting Married in the Algarve
Why getting married in the Algarve is so special
The Algarve is home to a wide variety of wedding venues: from impressive ceremonies on the steep golden cliffs, to intimate celebrations amongst the beach caves beside the roaring waves of the Atlantic Ocean or a spectacular cliff-top wedding overlooking the sandy coast, getting married in the Algarve has never been more ideal. There are so many beautiful options for your wedding celebration that you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for. Here are five of the most luxurious wedding locations the Algarve has to offer.
Benagil Sea Cave
If you’re looking for something a little different for your special day, this unconventional location for the wedding ceremony exhibits a secret sea cave that is only accessible by boat – perfect for those that want a small and intimate wedding with their loved one.
The cave is a massive dome-shaped hollow with a large opening at the top that creates a spotlight of Algarve sun as it lights up the cave walls. The cave is lined with layers of sedimentary limestone that has built up over millions of years creating an historic and rustic ambience. The Algarve sea breeze streams through the caves opening while the ocean flows in through the caves mouth creating a magical grotto that encompasses all aspects of nature making it a truly enchanting place for getting married in the Algarve.
Quinta do Lago
At the heart of the Algarve’s Golden Triangle and set in 2000 acres of the Ria Formosa Natural Park, the Quinta do Lago is a magical destination for getting married in the Algarve. The resort offers an intense range of scenic settings with an excellent choice of venues for your reception such as lakeside at Casa do Lago or Bovino Steakhouse. The resort also provides an experienced events team who will work with you shape your dreams and ideas into a unique, magical and memorable celebration for your special day.
This exclusive venue opening in the summer of 2018 and is located near Vale do Lobo. The club is set on expansive private grounds with beautiful gardens surrounding an impressive pool, bar and fine dining restaurant. There is an upper VIP terrace overlooking the pool area and a cool, tranquil décor with mesmerising lights and a wonderful summer deck, making it the perfect party venue for getting married in the Algarve.
Casa do Campo
If you’re looking for a truly traditional Algarve setting for your wedding celebration, this charming restaurant near Almancil could be the answer to all of you wedding dreams. Once a typical farm house, Casa do Campo dates back to the late 1800s and has a 200-year-old fig tree which takes centre place. The traditional style and charm of the building and the outdoor area has been preserved to create a tranquil ambience making it a beautiful setting for a wedding.
Enjoy a mixed cuisine of wonderful Mediterranean and Portuguese dishes with an array of fresh fruit and vegetables that are picked fresh from the owner’s farm. The menu also offers a range of local and Portuguese wines to accompany the delicious food and make for the perfect Algarve wedding party.
This enchanting venue is as much about excellent gastronomy as it is about magical ambience. Located close to Vale de Lobo and set in a natural landscape of pine trees and Mediterranean plants, Parrilla Natural is an ideal location for a grand wedding party or a small intimate celebration for close friends and family. The menu offers a good mix of succulent meats, tempting fish and fresh vegetarian dishes so there are options for everyone to enjoy.