Italy is the perfect place for a destination wedding, and the famous Amalfi coast is a wonderful place to tie the knot, sure to provide you with memories that will last a lifetime. While planning your wedding is one of the most important things you will ever do, and planning one in foreign climes can add to the stress and workload, but with our help you can be sure everything will run smoothly.
Sorrento is a beautiful town on the Amalfi coast, just south of Naples and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. With a history as a holiday destination dating back to Roman times, this has been a popular spot for those looking for relaxation for centuries, and has been renowned for its glamour since the 18th century when it became popular with Italy’s elite.
The typically café-lined main square is the epitome of Sorrento’s beauty, and you can easily explore the surrounding area from the town, with trips to Naples, Pompeii, Ischia and Capri easily made.
The Grand Hotel Riviera has been welcoming guests since the 1960s, when it was one of the first hotels atop the cliffs to open, offering stunning panoramic views of the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. There are a number of restaurants and bars to choose from at the Grand Hotel Riviera, including the classic American Bar, which is decorated in a manner that accentuates the nautical theme its wonderful views of the sea provide. There is also a snack bar for quick bites and refreshing drinks while soaking up the sun on the terrace.
With an outdoor swimming pool and private beach, the Grand Hotel Riviera is the perfect place for anyone who likes to take a dip. Both the pool and the beach boast sun loungers, umbrellas and deckchairs, while at the beach you can also hire snorkelling gear and rent boats to explore the clear waters of the Bay of Naples.
Rooms at the Grand Hotel Riviera range from the simple to suites, with a choices between garden and sea views. Junior suites offer spectacular sea views, along with a sitting room and terrace.
The Grand Hotel Riviera is a wonderful location for a destination wedding. Not only does it offer truly stunning vistas, it also has a number of different venues in which you can hold your wedding. Start your celebrations on the terrace with a glass of something bubbly in one hand, and a perfectly-crafted canapé in the other, and cap them with a formal dinner in the gala hall, which is beautifully decorated in a classic style, with white marble floors and gold accents sure to complement the bride’s dress.
As you would expect in Italy, the food at the Grand Hotel Riviera is just wonderful, with strong Neapolitan influences. Fresh fish and seafood its specialty, but along with the hotel we are able to help you create a menu tailored to your wedding.
The hotel has a lovely lounge area for after-dinner drinks, while the terrace is a spectacular setting for the cutting of the cake.
Entertainment - including live music - and floral arrangements can be provided to help you have the most perfect wedding in this special part of south-west Italy.
Staying at the Grand Hotel Riviera will make you special day more relaxing and luxurious, and with a wide variety of rooms and suites on offer, you are sure not to be disappointed.
Various payment options are available to help you to budget effectively for your wedding abroad.
If you choose to pay a deposit, the amount will vary depending on the location and venue you choose. You can also pay in instalments and we will work with you to organise an appropriate payment plan.
Full payment must be made 13 weeks prior to your departure date.
Italy is an execeptionally popular choice for wedding couples from the UK. Its not hard to see why, with it picturequse locations, huge choice of hotels and excellent cuisine. In addition to all of this the average cost of a wedding in Italy is generally around £6,000 compared to £20,000 in the UK!
If You are friends and family need a hand booking their flights and accommodation let us know. We are happy to organise their travel arrangements so you get to enjoy their company and they can enjoy your day stress free
Getting married in Italy is a mostly straight forward. The main requirements are you have proof of ID and your legal paperwork. For more information on legalities please see our Italy Weddings page.
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The Wedding Travel Company helped us to organise our wedding in Grand Hotel Riviera with only months to spare. They made contact with the hotel, answered all my questions and queries and the day was perfect!
A huge thank you to George for arranging our wedding in Grand Hotel Riviera. I would strongly recommend this company as nothing was too much trouble and I was kept informed from start to ﬁnish. The main thing for me was that my wife was happy, which made everything perfect!
My new husband and I have just returned from Grand Hotel Riviera and would like to thank everyone from The Wedding Travel Company for helping to organise the most magical day of our lives. From the beginning, everyone was helpful, professional, patient and really cared about our wedding.
Here at The Wedding Travel Company we want your wedding abroad to be perfect in every way.
To do this, we build bespoke wedding packages, uniquely tailored to each couple, which means not
one of our weddings is the same.
We have a vast choice of extras that we can add to your wedding to make your day special, and
stress-free. Below are just some of the additional extras we oﬀer.
Whether you’re looking for a buffet, three course meal, or both, we’ll organise your wedding food to suit your specified taste and budget.
Chocolate or fruit cake? A three-tiered feast or delicate presentation? We have an array of delicious cakes for you to choose from.
Organising the final touches can be tough, which is why we’ll do it for you. Let us know your wedding theme and we’ll ensure the venue is decorated to match.
From bridal hair and makeup, to couples’ spa treatments, we’ll ensure you’re relaxed and looking your best before the big day.
Bouquets, buttonholes and table decorations can all be included in our floral packages.
Our professional photographers will take stunning pictures of your special day. Photography packages can include various size albums,
as well as CDs and DVDs.
Arrive to your wedding in style with our luxurious – and quirky – transport options, including limousines and horse and carriages.
Scottish pipers, pianist, bands and DJs – you name it and we can provide it.
End your special night with a bang with our beautiful fireworks packages.
Italy is a great choice for a romantic, warm, picturesque wedding. We offer a selection of hotels to stay in and stunning venues boasting garden settings and sea views and catering to small and large groups. Call us now and our specialists will find you the perfect setting for your wedding abroad.