The current state of uncertainty, as well as the implications it has had on travelling restrictions – foresees a major economic influx towards Australian Destination Weddings. For at least the next twelve to eighteen months, there will be a significant rise in the demand for Australian Destination Weddings – particularly for couples that had been planning on celebrating overseas.
In the countryside of Victoria, lies a French art-inspired haven. Montsalvat’s artist-founder, Justus Jörgensen, took his inspiration from the villages of France, but the Montsalvat he built with artist friends and families, notably the prodigiously talented Skipper family, is fashioned out of the clay and stone of this beautiful Eltham hillside, and pieced together with many remnants of Australia’s architectural heritage.
Nestled in the rolling green hills in the Byron Bay hinterland, Villa Rustica seduces with her faded charm and rustic elegance. At its heart is a sunken Moorish courtyard and swimming pool surrounded by lush tropical gardens. Weathered by sun and crafted by hand, the villa is a secluded paradise with timeless appeal. The architectural facades and elegant arches are graced with a textured patina that breathes history, while the overall feel is inviting and contemporary.
When you step onto the grounds of Pietro Gallo Estate, you’ll be greeted by breathtaking rows of citrus trees and sun-drenched olive groves. This venue is a true testament to how an Australian venue can transform into a Tuscan dream – transporting you directly to the Italian countryside.
Set the scene with InterContinental Hayman Island Resort’s suite of extraordinary venues; from barefoot vows exchanged on Hayman Beach’s pristine sands, to whimsical Formal Garden receptions set under the stars, show-stopping honeymoon moments and beyond.
This estate will leave you speechless! It provides an incredible garden setting surrounded by weeping willows and overlooking a gorgeous lake. You can choose from two venues on the property; either the modern yet rustic gatehouse or the 100-year old Pulpshed (pictured below).
Located in the heart of Pokolbin, offering a visually spectacular location, Bimbadgen provides the perfect backdrop for your special day. Bimbadgen offers a variety of indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception venues with panoramic views of the surrounding vineyards. And as your day draws to a close, look no further than Bimbadgen’s onsite accommodation!
The Stables at Bendooley Estate is a custom-built, architecturally-unique space set around a huge iron fireplace. With soaring ceilings and spectacular interior spaces, it is the ultimate Australian wedding destination!
Whether your taste is for classical elegance or Rock & Roll decadence Jaspers Berry makes a spectacular and unusual setting for any wedding. Classic, timeless and featuring a real-life peacock roaming the grounds!
Both boutique hotels offer luxurious coastal accommodation with exquisite ocean vistas, three reception venues including the award-winning Rick Stein at Bannisters, a talented events chef and a dedicated service team. As well as beach vibes and incredible water views… Need we say more? Who needs Santorini, when you have Bannisters Hotels!