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Wedding day in Marbella | Private wedding venue Southern Spain


Embarking on the journey of marriage is undoubtedly one of life’s most significant milestones, and what better way to mark this occasion than with a destination wedding in the enchanting region of Southern Spain?

Located in the heart of the Costa del Sol, Marbella stands as a picturesque destination boasting sun-kissed beaches, majestic mountains, and a rich cultural heritage. This coastal town provides the perfect backdrop for a fairytale wedding, seamlessly blending natural beauty with historical charm and a wealth of entertainment options.

Join us as we delve into the appeal of getting married in Marbella and discover the magic of exchanging vows amid its breathtaking landscapes.

Wedding day in Marbella | Private wedding venue Southern Spain
Guests eagerly await in the stunning amphitheater, each under their own sun parasol, in Spain’s Marbella.


Private Wedding Venue Southern Spain

Amid the enchanting landscape of Marbella lies a hidden gem—an extraordinary wedding venue that epitomises elegance and romance. Once a cherished family-owned restaurant in the heart of Marbella, this venue has been transformed into a private event space, set against the backdrop of an ancient wheat farm along a valley river with cascading waterfalls. Renowned for its captivating blend of modern sophistication and authentic Andalusian charm, this venue offers a plethora of exquisite spaces to host your magical day.

This stunning venue, nestled amid picturesque mountain scenery and boasting sweeping sea views, offers an unparalleled setting for your wedding day. With meticulously landscaped gardens, spacious verandas and a charming amphitheatre carved into the mountainside, every corner exudes a timeless charm. With a capacity for up to 150 guests, it offers the ideal mix of intimacy and opulence for your celebration.

Wedding day in Marbella | Private wedding venue Southern Spain
The ceremony begins, with a stunning view overlooking the shimmering Mediterranean Sea.


Breathtaking Surrounding-Blending Tradition with Modernity

Experience the epitome of Andalusian beauty as you soak in the panoramic vistas surrounding the venue. With awe-inspiring sea views stretching across the horizon and majestic mountains framing the landscape, every corner of this venue is adorned with natural charm, providing a picturesque setting for your celebration.

Step into the perfect blend of traditional Andalusian charm and contemporary elegance as you explore the intricately designed spaces of this venue. From charming courtyards adorned with vibrant flora to sleek modern interiors exuding sophistication, every detail has been meticulously crafted to create an unforgettable ambiance for your wedding day.

Prepare to be enchanted by the array of amenities offered at this exclusive venue, and with accommodation available for up to 8 guests, you can extend the festivities and share precious moments with your nearest and dearest leading up to your big day.

The Ultimate Ceremony Experience – Majestic Amphitheatre Setting

Immerse yourself in the magic of your love story as you exchange vows in the venue’s pièce de résistance—a stunning amphitheatre carved into the mountainside. Picture-perfect in every way, this semicircular open-air theatre offers a breathtaking 360-degree view of the surrounding mountains, providing a truly unique backdrop for your ceremony that will leave your guests spellbound.

Embrace the charm of this picturesque destination and let your love story unfold in a setting that is as timeless as it is magical.

Today, we invite you to immerse yourself in the enchanting surroundings of this exquisite private wedding venue nestled in Marbella, overflowing with allure, tradition, and natural beauty, as we take a look back on the main highlights of Natalie and Robert’s unforgettable wedding day at this idyllic setting, celebrated last season.

Wedding day in Marbella | Private wedding venue Southern Spain
The newlyweds stepping out of the ceremony area amid a shower of rose petals.

Preparing for the Big Day – Bridal Preparations

As the morning of the wedding unfolded, the bridal suite buzzed with activity. Hair and makeup artists worked on the bride and her party, while final touches were made to floral arrangements and boutonnieres. Laughter and emotional moments filled the air as anticipation grew, and with a few last-minute adjustments and hugs, the radiant bride was ready to step into the spotlight on her special day.

Welcome – Gathering at the Finca

In the mid-afternoon, guests arrived at the rustic finca for a welcome drink selection including sangria, beer, and soft drinks. The shaded terrace provided a comfortable spot for mingling, accompanied by a catchy playlist. As guests gathered and chatted in the lush garden spaces, final preparations buzzed in the bridal suite, adding to the excitement.

Once everyone had gathered and enjoyed a moment of relaxed socialising, the groomsmen directed them to the ceremony area, smoothly transitioning to the wedding formalities.

Wedding day in Marbella | Private wedding venue Southern Spain
The top table elegantly adorned with white blooms and lush green foliage.

Wedding Ceremony – Open-Air Amphitheatre

In the venue’s impressive amphitheatre, guests found their seats while a violinist serenaded with instrumental music. In this enchanting setting, surrounded by loved ones, the bridal couple exchanged vows in a beautiful ceremony led by celebrant Kevin. The outdoor ceremony unfolded beneath a simple yet elegant canopy with draped fabric, offering a picturesque backdrop. Adorned with a large flower arrangement of white hydrangeas, roses, and baby’s breath, it set the stage for the exchange of rings and heartfelt vows, accompanied by the soft background music played by local violinist Laura Sanchez.

The romantic setting provided ample photo opportunities of the newlyweds, with guests staying shaded under individual sun parasols that had been provided for everyone. With the exchange of wedding rings, the ceremony concluded, and it was time for lively music, mingling, chatter and festivities to resume.

Cocktail Hour – Music, Drinks, and Delicious Bites

The cocktail hour took place in a shaded area which offered guests a pleasant setting to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Laura’s violin melodies continued to fill the air, providing a soothing backdrop for an hour of relaxed mingling. As drinks were served and conversation flowed, guests were treated to a tempting array of canapés, including chicken satay pinchitos with peanut sauce, mini beef steak on a garlic croute with hollandaise sauce, tiny parmesan and rosemary shortbread, and herb chicken wrapped in prosciutto served with allioli. This combination of music, drinks, and delicious bites made for an enjoyable cocktail hour, providing the perfect prelude into an evening of festivities. Additionally, it offered a moment for family photos captured by the talented Salvador from Evergreen Malaga.

Wedding day in Marbella | Private wedding venue Southern Spain
Guests savoring an al fresco meal in the warm Spanish sunshine.

Sunset Wedding Breakfast and Evening Dancing

As the sun dipped below the horizon, the celebration transitioned to the spacious terrace. There, guests enjoyed a romantic dining experience accompanied by musical entertainment from Martin, a local Frank Sinatra singer. With scenic views and a choice of white or red wine, a multi-course meal was served. Starters included options like cajun grilled chicken with crispy corn cake watercress salad and yoghurt dressing, or timbale of smoked salmon and tiger prawns with shredded gem lettuce, avocado, and marie rose sauce. For mains, guests could choose from butterflied lemon chicken with Mexican rice and chipotle or Argentinian beef fillet with a pepper chipotle coriander and lime salsa, roasted parmentiere potatoes, and asparagus. The meal concluded on a sweet note with a trio dessert option offered: chocolate truffle cake, Mojito fruit salad, and marble chocolate cheesecake with berry compote.

After dessert, photographer Salvador took the newlyweds for romantic pre-sunset photos. Upon their return, glasses were filled with cava for speeches, followed by everyone hitting the dance floor to continue the celebration.

The first dance, set to Kodaline’s “The One,” smoothly kicked off, thanks to DJ Tom who kept the lively vibe going well into the night, and as midnight drew near, guests were invited to move from the outdoor terrace to the indoor bar area to continue the festivities.

This change of location added variety to the celebration, contributing to a dynamic atmosphere with different spaces used throughout the day. In this final indoor space, the partying continued until the early hours, marking the finale of a magical wedding celebration in this beautiful, sunny setting of southern Spain.

We extend a sincere thank you to Natalie and Robert for allowing us to be a part of your unforgettable day and entrusting us with the planning. We wish you both all the best as you embark on this new chapter of your lives together. Thank you also to all the dedicated providers who contributed to making this day a dream come true and a special GRACIAS to Salvador from Evergreen Malaga for skillfully capturing the magic in these stunning images.

Wedding day in Marbella | Private wedding venue Southern Spain
Captivating purple lighting creates a magical atmosphere at night.

Venue Overview

Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Marbella, this idyllic venue offers a timeless charm that sets the stage for unforgettable weddings. Every corner oozes out an air of nostalgia, transporting guests to a bygone era where romance and elegance prevail. As night falls, twinkling lights cast a magical glow over the venue, adding an extra layer of enchantment to your fairy-tale day. With a maximum capacity of 150 guests, this venue provides ample space to host your dream wedding.

Couples can opt for an onsite ceremony, surrounded by the venue’s captivating charm, however, the nearest church is just a short distance away, ensuring convenience for those seeking a religious ceremony. Additionally, the proximity to the airport and beach makes this venue easily accessible for both local and destination weddings.

Choosing to tie the knot in Southern Spain, particularly in Marbella, offers numerous benefits. From the favourable climate to the value for money, couples can expect a wedding experience that exceeds expectations. The region’s easy accessibility and abundance of amenities make it an ideal choice for couples and their guests.

Additionally, choosing a destination wedding offers the chance for valuable time with friends and family before or after the big day. These shared experiences add extra moments to the wedding celebration, creating unique and lasting memories adding an extra dimension to the wedding experience.

Ultimately, saying “I do” in Marbella ensures not only a beautiful wedding but also an unforgettable journey filled with love, laughter, and precious moments.

Wedding day in Marbella | Private wedding venue Southern Spain
Amphitheater bathed in enchanting lighting at night, casting captivating purple hues.

If you’ve enjoyed reading this bridal story and viewing the images, and if you believe this venue could be the ideal setting for your special day, reach out to a member of the Sunshine Wedding team today. We’re here to provide you with more information and arrange complimentary venue tours, giving you the opportunity to see firsthand what it’s like to exchange vows in this sunny corner of Spain.

With over twenty years of experience, we specialise in discovering the perfect wedding venues and meticulously planning every aspect of our couples’ special days. Our dedicated planners are always on hand to offer guidance, advice, and support, ensuring that your wedding day is truly unforgettable.

Planning a wedding is undoubtedly a significant undertaking, especially when it involves coordinating details from afar. Our team understands the complexities involved in orchestrating a celebration in a foreign land and is well-equipped to handle every aspect with precision and care. From selecting the perfect venue to curating bespoke experiences for you and your guests, we are committed to ensuring that every moment of your wedding journey is seamless and memorable.

With our extensive network of trusted vendors and local suppliers, we can source everything you need to bring your vision to life, from stunning floral arrangements to delectable cuisine that showcases the flavours of Spain. Whether you envision an intimate gathering overlooking the Mediterranean Sea or a grand affair in a historic castle, we have the expertise and resources to make it happen.

Our role as wedding planners in Mallorca, Marbella, and the Malaga region isn’t to take over your wedding ideas or make all the decisions; it’s simply to enhance your vision of the perfect destination wedding. Our goal is not only to meet but exceed your expectations, leaving you free to savour every moment of your special day without worrying about the logistics.

So, if you’re ready to embark on this incredible journey, let us be your guides, we look forward to helping you turn your dreams into reality.

Wedding day in Marbella | Private wedding venue Southern Spain
The first dance under the stars: A magical moment in the outdoor night space.