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We know how much effort bride and groom put in their special day and for this reason we want to make things easy for you.
Here you find all the useful information and latest news about getting married on Ibiza.

6 Ideas for a Kid-friendly Wedding

By Cila Warncke in

Create a Kid Space The simplest way to maintain harmony among all ages is to make a separate space for kids at your wedding. If you’re having an outdoor celebration create a “kids’ corral” with picnic blankets, toys, and child-size furniture. Children are nothing if not independent! As soon as they realise they have their […]

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Ibiza wedding on a budget

By Maddalena Scarpellini in

You are thrilled about planning your dream wedding on the beautiful island of Ibiza, but we all know that the White Isle is not one of the most affordable wedding destination in Europe. The island is becoming increasingly expensive, and of course weddings are following the same direction. Even if you are dreaming of an […]

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A wedding in paradise – Ibiza charming wedding destination.

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Ibiza is easily one of the most romantic places to get married in the world – with it’s beautiful blue sky, turquoise waters and relaxing vibes…The perfect location for a sun kissed destination wedding! The island has been the perfect backdrop to countless celebrity weddings and celebrations and it’s easy to see why Parastoo and […]

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Bridal Beauty Trends 2017

By Maddalena Scarpellini in

While we entering the third month of this 2017, we look at the hottest styles in bridal beauty with Giulia Make Up & Beauty. We’re obsessed with these simple yet timeless bridal beauty trends and you will be too. Giulia explained to us that when it comes to the latest in bridal beauty, the eyes […]

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More Than Skin Deep: Alternative Therapies for Bride and Groom

By Cila Warncke in

Wedding planning can be stressful, even some place as laid back as Ibiza! Luckily the island is home to a wonderful array of alternative therapists who can help you refresh, revive, rebalance and realign your chakras (if that’s your thing). Usually pre-wedding body care rituals involve hair, nails and make-up – which can leave the […]

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Food for all: Catering for allergies

By Cila Warncke in

Wedding feasts have been a highlight of the celebration ever since weddings were invented. Many factors go into the planning, including taking into account guests’ allergies. The challenge is balancing the need to ensure everyone has delicious food they can safely enjoy with the demands of catering to a group. It is possible to create […]

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Ibiza Wedding Trends For 2017

By Maddalena Scarpellini in

Let’s look at the hottest wedding trends for 2017! Some of our favourite Ibiza wedding planners have given us a sneak peek at what trends are on the rise this years, on the White Isle. So if you’re planning your own 2017 big day on Ibiza, take note! Some trends are getting bigger than ever […]

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Wedding Reception Traditions from Different Countries

By Ori Sweeney in

As we all know, Ibiza is an international party hub, but it’s also one of the most popular locations for ‘Destinations Weddings’ in Europe, with couples from all over the world choosing to tie the knot here on the romantic White Isle. Especially popular with couples from neighbouring European countries, Ibiza is sort after because […]

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5 Romantic Movie Proposal Scenes

By Maddalena Scarpellini in

Check out these 5 romantic movie proposal scenes to get in the mood and melt your heart. Valentine’s Day is the most popular time of the year to pop the question and Hollywood knows perfectly how to re-create the ultimate marriage proposal scenes. To get in the spirit, we decided to take a look back […]

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Wedding Ceremony Outline

By Maddalena Scarpellini in

Whether your service is civil or religious, it will likely follow the same general outline. In a previous post we explain the “Type of Wedding Ceremonies” available on Ibiza. Now let’s have a look at the order of events of a typical ceremony: Assembly: The guests takes their places for the ceremony, to some chilled music. […]

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Type of Ibiza wedding ceremonies

By Maddalena Scarpellini in

The ‘Magic White Island’ of Ibiza is a very special place with a strong spiritual ethos of freedom and respect. This vibrant spirit attracts so many couples to the beautiful island and inspires a longing to express quite freely their love, desire and feelings within their ceremony of marriage. A bespoke ceremony created especially for […]

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15 Romantic First Dance Wedding Songs

By Maddalena Scarpellini in

You know the perfect song when you hear it, you can’t help but smile because it’s just so perfect for the two of you! Here, in no particular order, are 15 of all-time favourites. We asked Ibiza wedding resident Dj Alex de Luxe to give us all time couple favourite first dance songs.  You can’t […]

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Touches of gold

By Maddalena Scarpellini in

In the last couple of years we’ve seen more and more couples that incorporate gold into their wedding decors, from rustic outdoor celebrations to opulent glitzy affairs. This warm metallic colour brings a touch of elegance and enhances the romantic vibe of this special day. It can be showcased in polished, matte, or glitter form – […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Plan a Destination Wedding

By Maddalena Scarpellini in

It’s no secret that destination weddings are on the rise, but why more and more couples are choosing to get married away from home? Here are our five practical and personal reasons to celebrate your big day abroad. 1 – Once-in-a-lifetime event with the people you care the most about.  Destination weddings are popular mainly because they allow quality bonding time with your […]

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The ultimate checklist for your Ibiza wedding

By Maddalena Scarpellini in

Destination weddings in Ibiza are wonderful. Think sea, sand and sparkles. But if you’re not close to the destination where you are going to get married, things can get a little complicated. To make sure you have everything covered, we’ve decided to put together our handy checklist – which covers the whole process of getting […]

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Autumn weddings: 2016 Pantone iced coffee

By Maddalena Scarpellini in

Wedding colour trends for Autumn weddings on the White Isle. Deciding on a color palette is one of the first steps in designing the wedding of your dreams. In previous posts we’ve seen the 2016 Pantone colours for Sping/Summer weddings: • the vibrant Peach Eco and Limpet Shell • the most romantic and fiery Pantone Fiesta! […]

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Wedding cake trends

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Wedding News

Everyone loves wedding cakes! They are an essential part of a great wedding, not only will all your guests remember how tasty (or not) your wedding cake was, but also tons of pictures will be taken when you and your new husband cut the cake – which means that the cake has to be delicious […]

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Light up your wedding

By Ori Sweeney in Planning Info

Enchanting and unique handcrafted wax lanterns to create a romantic and magical atmosphere at your wedding. We all know that the lighting at an event has the power to make or break the atmosphere – and nothing is more romantic than a beautifully lit space. There are some wonderful locations in Ibiza to say “I […]

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How to pick the right wedding entertainment

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

As soon as you tell your friends and family that you’ve decided to get married in Ibiza, the first things on their mind will be – party! And that’s a statement of fact, as Ibiza is THE party capital of Europe. Many talented artists, acrobats, dancers, singers & musicians have made this beautiful island their […]

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Flavours of Spain

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

Wedding catering ideas to create a unique wedding day! One, among many of the great reasons to have your wedding in Spain – is definitely the food. Think of Spanish gazpacho, paella & Serrano ham… and we’re pretty sure your mouth will start watering immediately! No wonder Spanish cuisine (within Mediterranean cuisine) has been declared an important […]

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Plan your nautical sailboat wedding

By Richard Lawson in Planning Info

In the last couple of years Ibiza has seen boosting boat parties all over the island, we’ve seen many holiday-makers get wild while cruising the coast of Ibiza and Formentera. But while these kind of parties might not be everyone cup of tea, nobody can deny the utterly charming and spectacular atmosphere of tying the […]

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Valentine’s inspiration: Pantone Fiesta!

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Wedding News

In honour of the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s day, we’ve had the chance to indulge ourself in unique wedding ideas and invitations inspired by Cupid’s special day. With the help of Ibiza’s wedding experts, we have pulled together a Valentine’s Wedding inspiration board. Maybe it’s not for anyone getting married this week, […]

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Pre-Wedding Beauty Tips!

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Wedding News

Once you have sorted your wedding dress, your shoes and accessories, it’s time to think about wedding beauty. On your big day it is impossible to avoid being the centre of attention, from when you walk down the aisle, to the ceremony and so far to the last moment of your reception: the dance as […]

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Wedding season in Ibiza

By Richard Lawson in Planning Info

For the rest of the world, the rhythm of Ibiza revolves around the opening and closing dates of the super-clubs of Ibiza. Local residents call it “The Season”, and the wedding season follows a similar pattern. Consequently, the island appears to officially “open” from May to October, which is when every major venue and other […]

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Beach Wedding Favours

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Island Info

Beach wedding favours for your wedding in sunny Ibiza! Favours are a great way to show your guests you appreciate their support by giving them something to remember the day. But when picking out the perfect favours for your destination wedding you should consider that size matters! Try to help your guests to save valuable […]

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A complete guide to vendor contracts

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

Dear brides-to-be this week we want to address a more technical side of your wedding planning, which we feel sure is as important as your wedding style and the dreamy decorations. While you are taking time to look at pretty Pinterest-y images and stomach-flipping photos of real weddings, make sure to include time to control […]

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Wedding MUST-have details

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Wedding News

The key to a very unique and personal wedding? It lies in the little details! We’re pretty sure that you are constantly pinning your favourite wedding details and sharing the most inspirational to your Pinterest board. Looking around we’ve noticed that there are some pretty popular items which you should incorporate into your special day, […]

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How to book your chapel of love

By Richard Lawson in Legal Info

For your special day you’ve decided to hold your ceremony in one of the charming whitewashed churches on Ibiza. But as you will soon realise, pencilling your name into the diary of any priest on the White Isle is not as easy as it sounds. First of all you have to get in contact with […]

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Hot new wedding catering trends

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Island Info

This week we had a chance to catch a glimpse into the latest catering trends widespread at weddings around the White Isle. Today’s wedding reception ideas go way beyond traditional sit-down meals or a buffet. Nowadays couples have many more options to choose from. Wedding food has become more playful and creative. Try out one […]

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Mini guide to help you choose your dream wedding venue

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

We know that with all the stunning wedding venues available on Ibiza, choosing the perfect place to celebrate your special day can be as much tricky as picking your dream bridal gown. We understand the importance of getting the right venue and book it well in advance, so then you can move on and start […]

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Spring/summer Weddings: 2016 Pantone inspiration

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Wedding News

Hello Brides-to-be, this week there are great news regarding the most popular wedding colors idea and trends in 2016. Pantone has already released its fashion color report which shows us the top Ten colors that have been chosen for 2016 spring/summer season. “Colors this season transport us to a happier, sunnier place where we feel free to […]

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Put a ring on it! How to choose your gemstone engagement ring.

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Wedding News

Gemstones have always been related to magic and healing properties. Over time many myths and powers have been associated with the various gemstones, while the symbolic meaning behind each stone has been handed down from generation to generation. It comes as little surprise, therefore, that a belief that certain gemstones have a positive influence on […]

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Top tips to plan your destination wedding in Ibiza

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

Among all the Islands in the Mediterranean, Ibiza is probably one of the best choice for your destination wedding, not by chance, Ibiza has it all: blue sky, turquoise water, breathtaking sunset, delicious food, lovely weather and crazy nights out! Below you can find some tips to make things easier for planning your dream destination […]

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Top 5 wedding dress trends

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Island Info

If you’re a bride-to-be chances are that you have already started to hunt  your dream wedding dress. To help you make things easy, we’ve looked into the latest bridal trends and got ideas from real weddings on Ibiza. Here are few trends that might interest, or at least inspire you…   Return to tradition Absolutely […]

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5 Popular wedding details

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Island Info

It’s the little things that make your big day magical. Every detail of your ceremony and reception should be a reflection of who you are as a couple. You can sprinkle your big day with personality and pull off a wedding that feels very personal and unique. We’re always keeping an eye out for new […]

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5 fun wedding ideas to entertain your guests

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

We are pretty sure that bride and groom want to keep their wedding guests engaged and the last thing they want is for their friends and families to get bored and spend the day checking their watches. But don’t worry, this is a remote possibility if you decide to get married in Ibiza…after all, the White Isle is the entertainment capital of […]

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The top 5 bridal beauty trends

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Island Info

Hair and makeup are an essential part of your wedding day, and luckily for you over the years Ibiza has become home for many talented make-up artist and hair stylists. We’ve looked around the Island to spot the top 5 bridal beauty trends.     All Natural. Sometimes less is more. One of the trend […]

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2016 Wedding Ideas and Tips

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Wedding News

We have searched all over the White Isle to unearth the Top 5 Wedding Trends. If you are planning to get married next year, will you adopt any for your wedding? Read on and decide…   More and more couples decide to celebrate their love abroad and have a weekend-long extravaganza. Couple and guests make […]

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How to get the wedding cake of your dreams

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

The moment when you will cut the cake as a newly-married couple is the exclamation point of your reception. When you will do it, dozens of pictures of that moment will be taken and whether for you a wedding cake is the least of your worries, or high on the “must-have” list, all your guests […]

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Wedding hotels in ibiza

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

Among the wide choice of venues in ibiza for your wedding celebration, hotels represent one of the most convenient choice. You can say goodbye to all the stress and frustration originated by the planning and truly take advantage of the facilities and services provided by Ibiza luxury 5 star hotels. The main benefits of celebrating […]

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How to choose the right beauty expert

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

Over the years, Ibiza has become home for many talented make-up artists and hair stylists and the beauty sector is booming with opening of many hair and make-up services on demand. Beauty experts understand the importance of your big day and when carrying out a bridal makeup they know how to deal with the three […]

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What to expect from an Ibiza wedding photographers

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

We understand how important it is on your wedding day to capture on camera the special moments so that you and your family can look back at the happy memories whenever you want. Ibiza is a very special place to get married and with its amazing scenery, light and unique atmosphere, it makes the perfect […]

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Planning your wedding in a private villa

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

If you are planning to get married in a private villa on the beautiful island of Ibiza and celebrate in a romantic and intimate venue, there are few things that might come in handy knowing before booking the property of your dreams. Celebrate a wedding in a villa is increasingly popular on Ibiza. More and […]

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Ibiza wedding transportation basics

By Richard Lawson in Planning Info

On the face of it, organising wedding transport will come way down the ‘to do’ list of any bride – somewhere below ‘matching shoes for the page boys’, maybe? It should be pretty much a case of deciding what sort of limousine the bride should descend from upon arrival? Arranging the time at which you […]

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Ibiza countryside wedding basics

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

In your romantic countryside wedding, the nature plays a starring role by enlightening the most important day of your life. Have you ever dreamed about walking among fruit trees and colourful flowers? Then the picturesque countryside of Ibiza is the right location for setting your wedding. Every season has its own charm. Depending on when […]

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Ibiza beach wedding basics

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

Did you always dream to walk down the aisle with views over the beautiful turquoise water of the Mediterranean and to celebrate your blessing while the sun drops into the sea? Then Ibiza is the right place for hosting the celebration of your love! In our minds beach weddings seems effortless and evokes images of […]

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How to choose the right caterer

By Richard Lawson in Planning Info

Your wedding day on Ibiza is going to be a truly unforgettable experience, so the food that you lay on for your guests also needs to be truly wonderful. Fortunately, as demand for weddings on Ibiza has soared, a number of excellent outside caterers have sprung up on Ibiza. Many involve people who run, or […]

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Why hire a professional DJ

By Maddalena Scarpellini in Planning Info

Wedding music is a fundamental part of the celebration and especially so here on Ibiza, where the sun is shining and the weather is sweet – it already makes you want to get up on your dancing feet. It’s important to hire a professional entertainer to ensure that your celebration runs in a smooth and […]

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Ibiza – the wedding hotspot

By Richard Lawson in Island Info

It may be the sheer pleasure of celebrating love on one of the most special and beautiful islands in the world. Perhaps it is also because of how easily accessible from all over the world the island has become over the years. Whatever the case may be, the wedding factory, so to speak, has spread […]

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If you want to work with a wedding planner

By Richard Lawson in Planning Info

Once you’ve succumbed to the lure of Ibiza as the perfect venue for your wedding, it’s time to start dealing with the finer details. The practicalities of making it all happen; from arranging a wedding date for the civil formalities, to then neatly slotting in the choosing and booking of the perfect accommodation for your […]

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Private rental sector enjoying a boom on Ibiza

By Richard Lawson in Island Info

Statistics revealed this week show that the private holiday rental sector is booming on Ibiza and Formentera. This year 506,525 visitors declared that they had stayed in this type of accommodation, whereas the figure for 2011 was just 256,008. A further 300,000 visitors to the islands described their accommodation as ‘other’ than the options suggestions, […]

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The Legal situation regarding getting married on Ibiza

By Richard Lawson in Legal Info

Most of the growing numbers of weddings that take place on Ibiza are actually wedding blessings. This is because Spain is a devout Catholic country and only recognises your marriage as legal if you are a member of the Catholic faith or a Spanish resident. If either you, or your partner, are Catholics you will […]

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