8 UAE Wedding Venues to Take Note of For Your Big Day

8 UAE Wedding Venues to Take Note of For Your Big Day

Swati Jain gives you a list of hot new venues that are wooing brides and grooms to exchange vows
8 UAE Wedding Venues to Take Note of For Your Big Day
Wedding venues in the United Arab Emirates


FIVE, Palm Jumeirah

Surrounded by azure seas with stunning views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai Marina Skyline, FIVE Palm Jumeirah is a fab place to host your wedding. Offering a selection of awe-inspiring and intimate weddings, the hotel has a choice of different sized venues, including its 14th floor Vista Ballroom, and world-class restaurants to provide catering that's synonymous with luxury and style. The hotel's in-house team works with individual requirements and these experts will take away all your stress by tailoring a package that is unique, stylish and reflective of your taste.

Address Boulevard

Located in the heart of Dubai, the Address Boulevard Hotel makes for a stellar wedding venue. With a vast array of sophisticated catering options and ballrooms, your wedding will become even more momentous. The hotel offers packages to suit your unique needs and even the most discerning attendee.

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa

Expect memorable events, creative cuisine concepts and impeccable service on a beach setting at this gorgeous venue on Pearl Jumeirah. It has a maximum capacity for indoor weddings to accommodate up to 250 guests and 1200 guests for outdoor events. With 132 luxurious hotel rooms, suites and villas, 5 restaurants and lounges, a 450-meter private beach, spa and two pools, this will be one fun-filled, albeit different desi wedding.


Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

With an essence of Italian Renaissance in their architecture, the Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal blends in beautifully with the traditions of the Middle East, and the sparkle that Indian weddings require. Along with their luxurious accommodations, beachfront spa and fine-dining restaurants, their Venetian-inspired hotel grounds overlooking the canal and Grand Mosque elevate romance to new heights. They have indoor and outdoor venues that are designed to host up to 1,000 people including a beautiful wedding hall, a sprawling lawn, the hotel olive garden and a canal-front beach. Roshini Daswani, a Bahraini fashion and lifestyle blogger, who got married at the property said, “I have always loved the Ritz Carlton Grand Canal Abu Dhabi, it is so opulent and grand. It’s a huge property, and I wanted to have all our events in one hotel, so that it became easy for our guests. The staff too were very polite and hospitable.”

Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island

Offering picturesque locations and memorable views, Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island has not one, not two, but thee resorts to choose from; including the beachside haven at Al Yamm Villa Resort, an African inspired retreat at Al Sahel Villa Resort or contemporary luxury at Desert Islands Resort & Spa. You can choose between having a beachside wedding or one between the island’s exotic wadis or the classic ballrooms studded in flamboyant luxury.


Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah

A hidden gem, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, probably caught your attention with Sonam Kapoor’s cousin Mohit Marwah’s wedding a few weeks ago. The hotel has several choices for venues, the backdrop of the Arabian Gulf and the Hajar Mountains are stunning and the hotel’s impressive staircase and a promise of magnificence draws you in every corner. It has a look and feel of a palace, complete with marble fountains, spectacular chandeliers and huge wedding halls to host all kinds of ceremonies.


Oberoi Al Zorah

The recently opened gorgeous property is located in Ajman amongst mangrove forests and white sand beaches. Setting the tone for more intimate weddings, the venue offers their ballroom that can host up to 250 guests for the wedding functions, along with an adjoining outdoor garden area. There are also al fresco venues on the beach and poolside lawns that can host up to 120 people.


Intercontinental Fujairah Resort

There is no doubt that Fujairah is the prettiest Emirate in the UAE, with its jaw-dropping mountain range and sparkling beaches. The newly launched Intercontinental Fujairah located on the shoreline, boasts of a beautiful backdrop of the Arabian Sea on one side and the Hajar mountains on the other that, if nothing else, will make for excellent wedding images! This is property for small, intimate and sophisticated weddings. The option of their beautiful ballroom is always there but our suggestion would be to do your pheras on the manicured lawns that provide the ultimate statement in romance as you say ‘I Do’ encircled by mountains and the sea. With nearly 200 rooms and suites to house your guests, this can be a wedding where you feel completely at home. A dedicated team will ensure that you get the wedding party of your dreams.