Every young girl dreams of a wedding that would perfectly narrate their love story or fit their personality. What kind of wedding are you planning? Are you planning a vintage-inspired one? What about a laid-back beach wedding? Or maybe something that is both classy and luxurious? There are a number of themes that you can choose from when it comes to weddings. There are also plenty of options when it comes to wedding venues, so it is important that you choose both wisely. Keep in mind that your theme should go with your venue. To help you find the perfect wedding venue that would complement your chosen theme, we documented this list of the Top Wedding Venues in the Philippines to Suit Your Wedding Themes.
Top Wedding Venues in the Philippines to Suit Your Wedding Themes
1. Beach Wedding Venues
Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu
Movenpick Hotel in Mactan Island, Cebu is a great choice especially if you are considering a beach wedding. This Mediterranean-inspired beachfront hotel is ideally located a few kilometers away from Mactan Cebu International Airport. It has a contemporary vibe, making it ideal for the young and modern couple. What’s great about Movenpick Hotel is that they offer plenty of locations for weddings. One of them is the Ibiza Beach Club, a premier venue for the most sought-after events on the island.
El Nido Resorts
El Nido Resorts in Palawan offer nothing but the best when it comes to weddings. Made up of 4 different islands —Apulit, Miniloc, Lagen, and Pangulasian— the resort offers various settings that you can surely have for that most awaited day. For once, you can opt to get married on a cove near a lagoon that’s enclosed within limestone walls or at a white and dreamy sand beach.
Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa
Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa is the only international five-star resort in the area, making it an ideal location for a beach wedding. You can exchange your vows at a pavilion that has a breathtaking overview of nature. You can have the reception on the beach afterwards, where you and your guests can dine under the stars.
2. Garden Wedding Venues
Hill Creek Gardens
Hill Creek Gardens is a tranquil sanctuary located in the rolling hills of Tagaytay. It sits amidst a 3.2 hectare working coffee farm and a private family estate. It serves as a popular destination for couples who wish to have an intimate garden wedding. This is because the area is quite secluded and has a natural rustic ambiance on it. Check out their wedding packages here.
Hill Creek Gardens
134 Tagaytay-Alfonso Road, Barangay Sikat Alfonso, Cavite, 4123, Luksuhin www.hillcreekgardenstagaytay.com
+63 917 324 5413 │ +63 922 849 5413
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The Mango Farm
Just 30 minutes away from the busy Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City lies The Mango Farm – a 2.5-hectare property that is home to over 200 fruit-bearing trees that are mostly mangoes. Found alongside Kingsville Court in Antipolo, this farm is a great place to have a nature-inspired or an al fresco wedding. The Mango Farm is surrounded by gazebos and patios, making the whole area seem like a very relaxing park. At night, the place is extra romantic and elegant because of the capiz drop lights that hang on the trees and strategically placed spotlights. You might want to check them out if you want to have that magical evening wedding.
Tagaytay Highlands is a great place to visit if you wish to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Found in the scenic city of Tagaytay, Tagaytay Highlands is a “members-only” recreational and residential community that’s overlooking Taal Lake and Taal Volcano. A beautiful chapel called “Madre De Dios” is found inside the area. It is a quaint, air-conditioned chapel on top of a hilltop that you will surely come to adore.
3. Sunset Wedding Venues
Eastridge Golf Club
Nestled on top of the rolling hills of Rizal at approximately 200 meters above sea level is Eastridge Golf Club, a 72, 18-hole championship course that is filled with natural and man-made attractions like cascading waterfalls and various rock formations. It offers a stunning view of the Laguna de Bay, Ortigas & Makati Skyline and the alluring mountain ranges that surround the place. Aside from being a great place to play golf, Eastridge Golf Club is also an ideal location for sunset weddings.The lush greenery of the course will make a spacious area for you and your guests. They also have other facilities (including function rooms and a swimming pool) that you can use for your reception.
Perched on the top of a cliff in Diniwid Beach, Nami Resort serves as a tropical paradise that’s located between the sea and the sky. It resides in a more secluded location compared to the other luxury resorts found in Boracay, making it the ultimate location for an intimate wedding. You can even opt to tie the knot outdoors along with the clear blue sky and the glistening sea as your background.
Planning a sunset wedding? If so, we suggest that you have it at the Diamond Hotel. Located in the heart of Manila’s business and leisure centers, this deluxe hotel offers a glorious view of the iconic and magnificent Manila Bay sunset. They also have luxurious and comfortable areas for your reception. These include the Grand Ballroom and Constellation Events’ Place, which are both located on the 27th floor.
4. Poolside Wedding Venues
Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, formerly known as the Westin Philippine Plaza, is a great place to have for your big day. Aside from being accessible to and from iconic churches (like the Malate Church, Manila Cathedral and San Agustin Church), it is also close to shopping centers (like the Mall of Asia for instance) – making it a lot easier for you to grab some last-minute wedding needs. However, what makes the hotel an excellent choice for weddings is the beautiful backdrop that it provides. Couples can take snaps of the area’s tropical gardens, lagoon swimming pool, mini-golf and tennis court.
The Casablanca Private Mansion is one of the most ideal locations to host your dream wedding. Located in the heart of Tagaytay, this resort provides an exquisite atmosphere for your special day. They also offer a breathtaking view of the Taal Lake and the Taal Volcano.
Club Balai Isabel is a great choice if you are looking for a wedding venue with a picturesque view. Located in Talisay, Batangas, the resort is located near Taal Lake, offering a magnificent view of the Taal Volcano. It is surrounded by lavish greens alongside the area’s vintage-style architecture. Know more about their wedding package here.
5. Vintage Wedding Venues
Located in Indang Cavite is Hacienda Isabella, a quaint farmhouse that is surrounded by fruit-bearing trees. It is owned by pop singer Kuh Ledesma, who filled the place with reproductions of antique furniture. Named after her daughter, Hacienda Isabella is a 4-hectare property with an airy, elegant white house —which your wedding party can use to prepare. What’s great about this venue is that its rate is very budget friendly.
Manila Hotel\’s Maynila Ballroom is a great place to have a grand and luxurious wedding. Designed by Leonardo Locsin, Philippine National Artist for Architecture, the place exudes sophistication and class with its five-meter high hand-carved narra arches, hand-painted ceiling and massive capiz shell chandelier framed gracefully by an Arabesque canopy. In addition to that, this 630 square meter ballroom in Manila Hotel can accommodate 300 guests.
Another great wedding venue that you can find in Indang, Cavite is the Red Ginger Farm and Garden, popularly known as Balay Indang. Initially, a retreat house for the family friends of the owner, the resort has now become a favorite spot for various events. Balay Indang would actually make a charming location for your special day. The place has a relaxing and tranquil atmosphere that your guests will surely appreciate. Moreover, it also has cobblestone walkways, zen gardens with fountains, a gazebo, a swimming pool and a fish pond.
6. Courtyard Lawn Wedding
Enderun Colleges in McKinley Hill may not be the first thing that would pop into your head when you think of a wedding venue. It’s a school after all, but it is actually quite popular among the marrying crowd. This is because the culinary institution has a beautifully manicured lawn that can serve as your wedding venue. Its elegant architecture makes the place classy and special. You will also be happy to note that their in-house chefs can make your food mouthwatering than ever – a treat that you and your guests will surely enjoy.
Take a trip back in time at the country’s first and only heritage resort by the sea. Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, which can be found in Bagac, Bataan, is the perfect venue a wedding that has both Spanish and Filipiniana vibe into it. The heritage park is filled with Spanish Colonial buildings, stone houses, and cobblestone streets from the 19th century. Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar also has a very peaceful and tranquil ambiance because of the area’s majestic mountains, expansive rice fields, and the running river. Know more about their wedding packages here.
If you wish to have that enchanting rain forest feels on your wedding day, you can take a look at the beautiful Fernwood Gardens. Located in the heart of Metro Manila, the area is known for its lush and tropical ambiance. Tthe place is surrounded by various floras and faunas. They specialise in holding events like weddings, debuts, kiddie parties, promenades and corporate events.
7. Classy & Romantic Wedding Venues
Antonio’s, a fine-dinning restaurant situated in Tagaytay, is an ideal venue for an intimate restaurant wedding. Outside of it is a beautiful garden that’s perfect for solemnization ceremonies while the inside of it has a cozy and homey ambiance – making it the perfect setting for your reception. Owned by Chef Tony Boy Escalante, the restaurant is known for serving delicious dishes.
Along Horseshoe Village in Quezon City lies a hidden paradise known as Lemuria Gourmet Restaurant. This fine-dinning restaurant serves Mediterranean-inspired dishes that are made from scratch – but what makes this place perfect for weddings is the ethereal secret garden feel that the place provides.
5 Julieta Circle, Horseshoe Village, Quezon City, Philippines
+632 724 5211 │ +632 722 2185 | +632 721 5352 │ +63927 428 4202
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Located on the ground floor of the Manila Hotel, the Champagne Room would make a great reception venue is you are going for a European-inspired wedding. The restaurant is decorated with French-style chandeliers and glass palm trees, making the place look very classy. It is also filled with mirrors and paintings. They also serve gourmet dishes like Salmon with Yogurt Sauce.
8. Historical Wedding Venues
Casa Manila Patio
Located inside Intramuros is Casa Manila, a replica of a colonial mansion from the late 19th century that is filled with furniture and furnishings from the Spanish era. Outside this estate is a patio that has lovely fountains and a granite pavement that can serve as a venue for all sorts of occasions. Check out this place if you wish to add a Hispanic touch to your special day. Intramuros, Manila, Metro Manila (02) 527 3135
San Agustin Church
Just opposite of Casa Manila is the very historic and iconic San Agustin Church. Known as the oldest church in the Philippines, this place was deemed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, under the collective title Baroque Churches of the Philippines, together with 3 other churches in the country. Calles Gen. Luna and Real Manila, Intramuros, Manila (02) 527 4052
Baluarte de San Diego Gardens Intramuros
Baluarte de San Diego, also residing in the Walled City, is an Al fresco garden venue with history dating back from 1586. Considered as one of the oldest forts along Intramuros, this place can also serve as a great venue for a traditional Filipiniana outdoor wedding. Sta. Lucia St, Intramuros, Manila, Metro Manila 0917 569 1015
9. Yacht Wedding
Nestled below the Zambales Mountain range in the eastern part of Subic Bay is Subic Bay Yacht Club (SBYC) – a luxury resort that can serve as the perfect venue for a romantic yacht wedding. The place offers chartered yacht services, which you can book if you wish to tie the knot at sea along with the mountains and clear blue skies as your witnesses.
Manila Yacht Club (MYC) is one of the oldest yacht clubs in Asia, having been around since 1927. Located around Manila Bay, this members-only yacht club offers a glorious view of the iconic sunset. MYC is another great venue for a nautical or sea voyage inspired wedding, especially if you wish to have it around the Metro.
Malate, Manila, Metro Manila
(02) 525 8857
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