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A rustic villa set in the heart of Costa del Sol sets the stage for an enchanting wedding celebration. This picturesque venue, boasting romantic charm at every corner, offers an idyllic setting to exchange vows and create unforgettable memories.

Rustic Spanish wedding villa with sea views
A rustic villa nestled amidst lush, verdant woodland.

Situated amidst 36,000 square metres of lush gardens, the villa provides a serene backdrop for your special day. Tucked away between Marbella and Estepona, yet conveniently located just 15 minutes from the beach, you and your wedding guests will enjoy the privacy of the estate while being within reach of the vibrant energy of Costa del Sol’s harbours, beaches, and nightlife.

The road to the villa offers picturesque views of mountains, a river, and natural pools, ending at a 300-metre private driveway lined with southern flora. The villa itself provides a stunning backdrop for your wedding ceremony, with panoramic views of sea and mountains. The sprawling front lawn, overlooking the Marbella valley and Mediterranean Sea, provides a stunning setting for your nuptials. Vibrant blooms and swaying palm trees adorn the landscape, creating a natural yet elegant backdrop for your vows.

Picture your guests serenaded by the melodic tunes of a Spanish guitarist as they enjoy a refreshing welcome drink on their arrival at this romantic rural setting. This old-world romantic hideaway oozes an air of tranquillity and elegance, making it the perfect oasis for creating unforgettable moments filled with love and laughter amid the warm embrace of southern Spain.

Beyond the festivities, the villa boasts amenities for relaxation and enjoyment. From a large heated swimming pool to an outdoor jacuzzi and BBQ chill-out area, there’s ample space for pre and post-wedding gatherings.

Rustic Spanish wedding villa with sea views
Ceremony area with breathtaking panoramic views to the sea.

Imagine Your Day at this Stunning Wedding Villa – Costa del Sol wedding

Choosing Southern Spain for your wedding destination comes with numerous benefits. Its sunny weather, beautiful views, and easy access to the lively attractions of the Costa del Sol make it a practical and appealing choice. With over twenty years of experience in wedding planning, Sunshine Weddings Spain excels at turning couples’ dreams into reality in this wonderful region. Today, let’s spotlight this amazing wedding venue.

The Venue: A Perfect Fusion of Privacy and Accessibility

Within the wedding venue choices between Marbella and Benahavis, there’s an ideal spot—a villa that combines seclusion with convenience. Tucked away yet just a 15-minute drive from the vibrant Costa del Sol, this spacious 36000m2 villa provides both room and intimacy for your special day.

Rustic Spanish wedding villa with sea views
Florals and lush greens adorn the ceremony area.

The Arrival: Scenic Welcome

As your guests journey towards the villa along a scenic road, they are greeted by a 300-meter private driveway lined with lush and exotic foliage. Picture a local flamenco artist setting the mood with ambient guitar music as guests arrive and are welcomed with a selection of refreshing drinks, including cava, beer, and soft drinks. The venue’s entrance, basked in the warmth of the southern Spanish weather, serves as a welcoming and perfect starting point for your special day.

The Ceremony: With Sea Views

Amid the picturesque backdrop of the lush front lawn, offering sweeping views of the Marbella valley and the Mediterranean Sea, the ceremony unfolds. Whether accompanied by soothing guitar melodies, the delicate strains of a violin, or the ethereal notes of a harp, your chosen musician will set the perfect tone for the occasion.

Amidst natural beauty, with colourful blooms and swaying palm trees around, you and your partner shine. Dressed in wedding attire, you both radiate timeless elegance. Here, in this peaceful setting, you stand together, exchanging vows and rings, marking the start of your new chapter. The bridal arch, adorned with leaves and flowers, frames you both as you share this intimate moment, symbolising the heartfelt beginning of your special day.

Rustic Spanish wedding villa with sea views
Intimate family and friends gather to witness a beautiful wedding ceremony in the sunshine.

The Drinks Reception: By the Open-air Pool

After the ceremony, your wedding guests will gather in the villa’s gardens for drinks and canapés. Surrounded by the open-air pool, outdoor jacuzzi, and chill-out area, they will enjoy the relaxed moment of easy mingling. Ambient music will add to the laid-back vibe, smoothly transitioning from the ceremony’s formalities to the fun festivities.

The Wedding Breakfast: Al Fresco Dining

The wedding breakfast will take place by the poolside, allowing guests to enjoy the evening breeze. In this secluded and elegant setting, your photographer will capture precious family moments, while loved ones enjoy a multi-course meal with Spanish flavours and drinks. The speeches, mixing humour and sentiment, will add an emotional touch to the festivities, followed by a champagne toast as the sun sets and twinkling lights create a magical atmosphere.

The Evening Party: Dancing into the Wee Hours

After dessert and the cutting of the cake to end the wedding breakfast, guests will be invited to continue the celebration in the nightclub. The energy picks up with the open bar and your chosen music, whether it’s a live band, DJ, or the DJ and sax duo. As the night goes on and the celebration winds down, a private transport service can be arranged to ensure everyone gets to their respective accommodation safely, marking the end of a magical day under the sunny skies.

Rustic Spanish wedding villa with sea views
A bird’s-eye view captures the poolside area adorned with elegantly set wedding tables, ready to host guests.

Let’s delve deeper into this Rustic Villa and its accommodation options:

As you approach this rustic villa, a lush canopy of foliage guides you along a gently curving cobbled driveway, hinting at the tranquillity that lies beyond. The villa itself exudes old-world romance, with its rural charm and elegant architecture. Splashes of colour from vibrant blooms adorn the neutral-toned façade, creating a welcoming vibe. Built on various levels, this ten-bedroom Mediterranean-style residence comprises a main house and a pool suite, which is nestled on the lower grounds.

Upon entering the main house, a pathway guides you to a comfortable living area on the left, while bedrooms tower over two levels on the right, ending in a cosy attic at the top. Moving forward, you’ll find the heart of the residence—a central patio that reflects Moorish traditions. Decorated with archways, painted murals, and tiles in shades of terracotta reds, oranges, and rich blues reminiscent of the Mediterranean Sea, this patio serves as a focal point. It connects the master bedroom, master twin room, courtyard room, and the kitchen, ensuring a smooth flow throughout the villa.

The kitchen is a haven of rustic simplicity, featuring a skylight and a fireplace that adds warmth and charm. An adjacent wine cellar enhances the ambiance, inviting guests to gather around the central island for meals and conversations. With modern amenities, it’s a paradise for culinary enthusiasts, perfect for crafting delicious dishes from fresh market produce. Connected to the kitchen is an intimate dining room, accommodating up to 12 guests, perfect for hosting cosy gatherings and celebratory meals pre and post wedding celebrations.

Step outside onto the outdoor terrace, accessible from the main entrance, living, or dining rooms. Here, casual dining areas, a lounge, and a bar with a barbecue pit await, offering idyllic settings for leisurely meals or drinks to enjoy during the sun-drenched days and cool evenings.

For those seeking to stay active, the gymnasium, located at the driveway level, is fully equipped to meet a variety of fitness needs. With panoramic views of the mountains, it provides an inspiring backdrop for workouts and wellness routines.

Just below the main house lies a peaceful oasis, with a heated pool and a separate hot tub, inviting guests to relax. The pool deck leads to a spacious terrace area, including a casual dining space, barbecue pit, and a fully equipped kitchen. Below the pool deck lies the pool suite, offering privacy and comfort with two guest rooms and all necessary facilities.

In total, this private residence in Marbella comfortably accommodates up to fifteen guests, with various inviting spaces designed to evoke tranquillity and serenity.

Rustic Spanish wedding villa with sea views
The elegant rustic wedding villa overlooking the inviting pool and tropical garden area.

Extra Facilities

This wedding venue offers an impressive array of facilities across its 1200m2 of interior space.

For relaxation and entertainment, the villa features a chill-out terrace with a bar and stunning views, as well as a private gym equipped with various exercise machines. Free WiFi is available both indoors and outdoors. The French country-style kitchen is well-appointed with modern appliances, including an 8-ring gas hob, double oven, microwave, and commercial dishwasher.

Guests can indulge in freshly brewed coffee from the bean-to-cup espresso machine or French press. Hairdryers are provided in every bathroom for added convenience. Indoor dining facilities accommodate up to 8-10 guests, with the option for additional seating. The villa is fully air-conditioned and offers private parking within a gated driveway. For those seeking additional services, this wedding venue offers fully staffed VIP service. Security is ensured with a gated entrance and 24-hour security, providing complete privacy. Furthermore, the villa is capable of hosting celebrations for up to 100 guests.

For more information on this stunning wedding venue option, feel free to reach out to one of the Sunshine Weddings team members today.

Rustic Spanish wedding villa with sea views
The pool area at dusk, illuminated by twinkling overhead fairy lights, creates a magical ambiance.

Benefits of a destination wedding in southern Spain & most popular activities for wedding guests during their stay:

A destination wedding in Southern Spain offers a unique blend of advantages, making it an appealing choice for couples looking to create lasting memories on their special day. From the picturesque landscapes to the vibrant culture, here’s why Southern Spain is an ideal location for tying the knot.

One of the standout features of Southern Spain is its beautiful weather, which provides the perfect backdrop for outdoor wedding ceremonies and celebrations. With its mild climate and abundant sunshine, couples can exchange vows against a stunning Mediterranean backdrop, creating unforgettable moments that will be cherished for years to come.

Additionally, a destination wedding in Southern Spain provides ample opportunities for quality time with loved ones. Guests often arrive early or stay longer to enjoy the surrounding attractions and spend time together, strengthening bonds and creating lasting memories beyond the wedding day itself.

The region also offers a wide range of activities for guests of all ages to enjoy during their stay. From relaxing on the pristine beaches to exploring charming towns and villages, there’s something for everyone to experience and enjoy.

For golf enthusiasts, the Costa del Sol is known as a golfer’s paradise, boasting numerous world-class courses with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea and the surrounding mountains. Water sports enthusiasts can also indulge in a variety of activities, from jet skiing and parasailing to paddle boarding and snorkelling, along the picturesque coastline.

Moreover, Southern Spain is steeped in history and culture, with a wealth of landmarks and attractions for visitors to explore. From the iconic Alhambra in Granada to the historic Alcazaba in Malaga, there are plenty of opportunities for cultural sightseeing and exploration.

Of course, no visit to Southern Spain would be complete without indulging in the region’s delicious cuisine. Food enthusiasts can savour fresh seafood, tapas, paella, and traditional Andalusian dishes at the many restaurants, bars, and beachfront chiringuitos scattered throughout the area.

And when the sun sets, the Costa del Sol comes alive with vibrant nightlife options, including beach clubs, bars, and nightclubs where visitors can dance the night away and enjoy live music and entertainment.

In short, a destination wedding in Southern Spain offers a perfect blend of beautiful weather, quality time with loved ones, diverse activities, affordability, delicious food, and vibrant nightlife, making it a compelling choice for couples seeking a memorable and enjoyable wedding celebration.

Rustic Spanish wedding villa with sea views
An aerial nighttime view showcases the al fresco dining space poolside, illuminated by ambient lighting.