The Most Beautiful Wedding Venues in the Algarve
Wedding venues in the Algarve are a popular choice for couples looking to celebrate their marriage in sunny climes. The wide array of simply stunning locations provides the perfect backdrop for a wedding filled with special moments and memories. The range of exquisite settings you can find in the Algarve will leave both you and your guests in awe of your big day.
One of the biggest factors to consider is the location, as there are a plethora of breathtaking venues for you to choose from. So, we’ve put together this blog to give you the rundown on the most phenomenal wedding venues in the Algarve so you can start planning the wedding of your dreams.
Our recommendations for Algarve weddings
If you’re looking for a romantic venue with exceptional panoramic views, then the Canico Beach restaurant ticks all the boxes. Situated in Praia Dos Tres Irmaos, this idyllic wedding venue is nestled between the cliffs, offering a vista that will leave you seriously impressed!
Overlook the Atlantic Ocean and watch the waves lap against the golden shores, whilst enjoying the finest seafood and cocktails in the region. The venue is accessible by taking an elevator ride between the rocks for an unforgettable experience. This venue is private and intimate, the perfect tonic for a wedding that will epitomise beauty and love.
Caldas de Monchique
There are many wedding venues in the Algarve that offer a lovely alternative to the sea and sand synonymous with Algarve weddings. Located in the rolling hills of the Algarvean countryside, Monchique is a traditional venue offering just that, with a rich tapestry steeped in history that will wow your guests.
This hidden gem offers splendid views of the mountains for a beautiful, tranquil environment. Have your wedding photos taken beside the lovers’ fountain and enjoy the fabulous views overlooking the Caldas de Monchique valley once the celebrations begin. The chapel is carved from stone, a wondrous Roman architectural design that is symbolic of your commitment to one another.
Vila Alba Resort
Sat atop the cliffs overlooking the seductive Albandeira beach, the Vila Alba Resort is a prime location for Algarve weddings. Exchange your vows as the soothing sound of the ocean ripples away in the distance. The stone archway that spans out across the water offers an iconic photo opportunity that you will treasure forever.
The wedding venue has a selection of amazing wedding packages, so you can refine all the intricate details of your special day, from the ceremony to the delicious cocktails and canapés.
Ilha Deserta Estaminé
Getting married on a private island in front of close family and friends may seem like a fantasy, but this secluded wedding venue in the Algarve near Faro provides an opportunity to turn your dreams into reality. The beach at Ilha Deserta is renowned for being extremely remote, with miles of gorgeous beaches and crystal clear ocean to enjoy.
Dine at the only restaurant on the island, O Estaminé, after the ceremony, where you and your guests can indulge in the finest authentic Portuguese cuisine in the Algarve.
Quinta do Lago
Surrounded by sumptuous green pines and stunning lakes, Quinta do Lago comprises a variety of immaculate venues sitting in the heart of the Rio Formosa National Park.
Whether you opt for a smaller gathering or a grandiose luxury wedding, the team at Quinta do Lago will help transform your day. A plethora of fine dining options is also available, such as the Bovino Steakhouse comprising breathtaking lakeside views, or the French-inspired Casa Velha restaurant.
Take advantage of the flexible wedding ceremony options at Quinta do Lago and shape your dream wedding day in these plush dream surroundings. Discover more about the island’s hidden gem in our Quinta do Lago guide.
Check out our Algarve wedding villas for a selection of vibrant and stunning locations, where you and your wedding guests can stay for the duration of marriage celebrations.
Casa de Campo
Traditional elegance is what sets Casa de Campo apart. The allure of this 19th-century venue is its homely Algarvean setting that symbolises charm and cherished memories. The restaurant is located in an old farmhouse, with a historic style preserved throughout that maintains the glorious beauty of this rustic Algarve wedding venue.
Dine in style with a selection of locally harvested produce, and a stunning range of Portuguese wines fit for your occasion. Take in the natural beauty of the 200-year-old fig tree, which is the attractive centrepiece that characterises this illustrious venue.
Benagil Sea Cave
Our final recommendation for the best wedding venues in Portugal and the Algarve is the quite jaw-dropping Benagil Sea Cave. Accessible by boat only, this archetypal venue is unique and dazzling in equal measure.
This ultra-intimate venue has a dome-shaped hollow, allowing the sun to stream through the opening, and the waves flow through the mouth of the cave, offering a truly surreal experience. The secluded location of this magical wedding venue means you can truly push the boundaries of wedding travel to and from the cave.
The Benagil sea cave is a perfect spot for any wedding planner looking to surprise their guests with amazing wedding photography around a blissful setting.
Choose from a speedboat, kayak or yacht to provide your guests with an unforgettable journey as you mark your devotion to each other in spectacular surroundings. Whether you dip your toes in the ocean or have a lovely Algarve beach wedding, this is an idyllic location for any couple to say ‘I do’.
Explore our range of Luxury Algarve Villas
Algarve weddings are a truly sensational experience, so now that you have a flavour of the majestic wedding venues in the Algarve, why not explore our range of luxury Algarve villas? Our deluxe Algarve wedding venues span the region, from luxury villas in Vilamoura to the Western Algarve.
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Contact us today and our friendly, professional team will help find the perfect villa to suit your Algarve wedding.