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Destination wedding Spain | Wedding in Southern Spain FAQs


Southern Spain, with its stunning scenery, beautiful beaches, incredible climate and rich culture, is a highly sought after destination wedding location and today we have gathered specially for you, the most common questions we get asked by excited new couples looking to get married in beautiful Andalucia.

Destination wedding Spain | Wedding in Southern Spain FAQs
Destination wedding Spain.
What kind of venues can I expect to find?

Andalucia is home to typical white washed villages, breathtaking beaches and plenty of magical and unique wedding venues to consider.

In fact, the Costa del Sol, with over 325 dry days a year, stretching over 150 km along the Spanish Mediterranean, is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings in Europe.

So whether you’re looking for a wedding villa, a rustic wedding or a sandy beach wedding, there are no limits when it comes to finding extraordinary and top Spanish wedding venues.

Stunning villa wedding venue in Andalucia, Spain.

From small intimate ceremonies to large reception venues for amazing celebrations, an open air rustic wedding in Spain is a popular option with many bridal couples.

Imagine saying “I do” in a secluded Spanish wedding venue tucked away in the heart of Southern Spain’s picturesque countryside, the perfect oasis for your perfect day.

Perhaps you prefer to say “I do” beside the azure waters of the Mediterranean. The Costa del sol is not short of beach wedding venues. So if your first thoughts are of blue skies and sparkling sea, every town on the coast of Malaga is blessed with stunning beaches, making Malaga the perfect location for those looking for a relaxed, fun, beach wedding.

Romantic dinner with breathtaking sea views.

Villa wedding venues are also a popular choice with bridal couples looking for a peaceful and private wedding venue. Wow your guests by staging the most important day of your life in a stunning sunshine villa in Spain, filled with Spanish charm.

There are endless choices to fit all budgets, styles, and tastes. When it comes to wedding venues, Spain provides a wide array of wonderful and stunning options for you to choose from.

Mijas rustic wedding venue | Private villa wedding location
Mijas rustic wedding venue.
When is the best time to marry in the south of Spain?

The summer wedding season in Spain typically runs from the beginning of April through to the end of October, offering months of glorious sunshine for the perfect destination wedding overseas.

That being said, there’s no wrong time to get married to the love of your life, though having good weather does help, and luckily, even in the depths of winter, the temperatures on the Costa del Sol are often milder than those of a sunny English spring day.

Statistically there are 300+ days of sunshine with average temperatures of 26ºC in the Andalucían province of Malaga. The hot season lasts for 2.9 months, from June 17 to September 15, with an average daily high temperature above 27ºC, with August being the warmest month of the year seeing average highs of 31°C.

Beautiful rustic tablescape for a wedding in Southern Spain.

Most Spaniards opt for an October wedding, where the weather is just leaving Summer, but it’s still pleasantly warm for you or your guests, with the added advantage of having vibrant and beautiful autumn colours for capturing the best memories of your life.

Is getting married in Spain good value?

Getting married in Spain is relatively cheaper than marrying in other European destinations like Italy, France or even the UK.

Just to give an idea, the cost of a 1 pint draught is approximately 6€ in France, 5€ in the UK and only 2.50€ in Spain, a similar ratio applies for supplies and wedding venues who work at a much cheaper rate than in other European destinations.

April, May, June and October are typically the most cost-effective months to book a summer season destination wedding in southern Spain, additionally, there are cheap and frequent flights to Malaga and Gibraltar.

At the end of the day, southern Spain has a huge variety of venues with something to suit every budget, for more information get in touch with Sunshine Weddings Spain today.

Marbella wedding venue | Southern Spain Villa Wedding
Marbella wedding venue.