Why do an elopement in a foreign country like Portugal?
Elopements can be a great option for getting married for several reasons:
- Intimacy and Privacy: Elopements offer an intimate and private setting for couples to exchange vows. It allows the focus to be solely on the couple and their commitment to each other, without the distractions and pressure that often come with traditional weddings.
- Flexibility and Freedom: Elopements provide the freedom to personalize the wedding experience according to the couple’s preferences. They can choose any location they desire, whether it’s a beautiful natural setting, a romantic cityscape, or a destination they’ve always dreamed of visiting. There are no restrictions imposed by venues or guest lists, giving couples the flexibility to create a truly unique and meaningful experience.
- Cost-effectiveness: Traditional weddings can be expensive, with costs associated with venue rentals, catering, decorations, and guest accommodations. Elopements, on the other hand, tend to be more budget-friendly. With a smaller guest list or no guests at all, couples can save a significant amount of money, which can be used for other purposes such as travel or starting their life together.
- Reduced Stress: Planning a large wedding can be overwhelming and stressful. Elopements simplify the process and minimize the logistical challenges. There’s no need to worry about seating arrangements, catering for a large crowd, or coordinating with numerous vendors. Elopements allow couples to focus on their love and commitment to each other without the added stress of managing a complex event.
- Spontaneity and Adventure: Elopements can be spontaneous and adventurous. Couples can choose to elope on a whim or plan a carefully curated elopement experience. They can embark on a romantic adventure, exploring new locations or engaging in activities they both love. The element of surprise and adventure can add excitement and make the wedding day truly memorable.
It’s important to note that elopements may not be the ideal choice for everyone. Some couples may have strong connections to their families and want to involve them in their wedding day. Others may prefer a more traditional celebration surrounded by loved ones. Ultimately, the decision to elope or have a traditional wedding depends on personal preferences and priorities.
Well, i love elopements and if it was not for my family i would have travel to another country to get married and to start my journey.
Here in Portugal tehre are so many options for elopements. Good weather, good food, great landscapes, and such great people. We’re just missing the both of you!!
Photos by Lounge Fotografia
Venue Quinta de Santa’Ana