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Luxury wedding at Castillo de Santa Catalina, Malaga | A fairytale affair


Step into the enchanting world of Karla and Adam as they embarked on a magical journey of love at Castillo de Santa Catalina.

Traditional church ceremony in Spain.
Traditional Church ceremony in Spain.

The day began with a heartwarming traditional Church ceremony that set the stage for an unforgettable celebration that followed at the prestigious Castillo de Santa Catalina.

The couple exchanged vows in the presence of their 110 guests who had flown into Malaga to share in their joyous occasion in a ceremony that was graced with the beautiful melodies of Tres Corcheas, a talented string trio from Malaga, adding a touch of romance and elegance to the special day.

Guests shower the couple with rice as they exit the church.
Guests shower the couple with rice as they exit the church.
The Venue: Castillo de Santa Catalina

Nestled in the exclusive neighbourhood of El Limonar in Malaga, the Castillo de Santa Catalina provided the perfect fairytale backdrop for Karla and Adam’s wedding. Overlooking the mesmerising sea on Spain’s Costa del Sol, this castle offered spacious and vibrant areas, creating an ideal setting for a dream wedding.

With the creative touch of the Sunshine Weddings team, Castillo Santa Catalina was transformed into a magical wedding venue, where every detail was infused with enchantment. The venue’s magnificent centre courtyards set the stage for outdoor dining, while the elevated patio offered breathtaking views for the drinks reception.

A castle wedding in Spain's Malaga.
A castle wedding in Spain’s Malaga.
The Celebration Begins: Drinks Reception

After the heartwarming ceremony, the festivities continued at this magnificent Andalucia castle, steeped in history and radiating a unique Moorish ambiance. The castle’s front terrace offered picturesque views of the sea, creating a captivating atmosphere for the guests. As they mingled, a delightful selection of wines, beers, and soft drinks, accompanied by delectable canapés, was served. All the while, a talented string trio serenaded the attendees, adding to the overall delight of the guests.

A Gastronomic Journey: Dining Alfresco

As the sun began to set, the guests were treated to an exquisite alfresco dining experience in the center terrace, overlooking the shimmering sea. The culinary journey began with mushroom and truffle ravioli, followed by a refreshing melon sorbet to cleanse the palate. Guests then savoured their choice of either Seabass or Lamb, served with asparagus and pepper, before indulging in the delectable desserts; delicia de Piñones and Lepantito de chocolate helado (ice cream). To enhance the enchanting atmosphere, a toast was raised with glasses filled with exquisite cava.

Al fresco dining at Castillo de Santa Catalina, Malaga.
Alfresco dining at Castillo de Santa Catalina, Malaga.
The Night Unfolds: A Dance of Joy

As nightfall embraced the celebration, an aura of joy and celebration filled the air. Pre-sunset photos and a captivating performance by Peruvian dancers added a touch of cultural richness to the festivities. Soon after, Karla and Adam shared their first dance, gracefully moving to the tunes spun by the talented DJ Alejandro.

A Night to Remember: Dancing Until the Wee Hours

With the DJ curating a carefully crafted playlist, the party soared to new heights as guests danced the night away, revelling in the joy of the occasion. The celebration continued until 1:30 in the morning, with late-night snacks served to keep the energy alive.

Karla and Adam’s wedding at Castillo de Santa Catalina was truly a fairytale affair, etched in their hearts forever. Surrounded by loved ones and the mesmerising beauty of Malaga’s coastline, their special day will forever be cherished.

The newlyweds make their grand entrance.
The newlyweds make their grand entrance.

Congratulations to Karla and Adam on their beautiful wedding! May your journey of love be filled with happiness and joy, just like your magical wedding day.

A huge thank you also to photographer Rupert from The Lovely Pic studio for the stunning imagery.

If you too dream of an enchanting wedding in Spain, look no further than Castillo Santa Catalina. This breathtaking castle hotel promises to bring your fairytale wedding to life.

For more information and to explore this venue’s options, feel free to reach out to one of the Sunshine Wedding team today. We will be delighted to assist you with more information and availability for your preferred date.

The wedding party Top table share a toast.
Top Table. The wedding party share a toast.