Mallorca is the perfect destination wedding location. Whether you prefer to celebrate your magical day on an idyllic beach, in a lavish villa, a rustic finca or a luxury hotel, this island has it all. With brides and grooms travelling from far and wide, Mallorca has become well versed in hosting weddings and delivers to make dreams come true time and time again. You can have it all, from smaller intimate gatherings to traditional weddings or dance-till-dawn parties. Read on our tips on how to get married in Mallorca.
From of coastal hotels, to mountain escapes and inland retreats, the island offers many different options to choose from.
Picture getting married in a clifftop venue overlooking the sea? Or perhaps a rural vineyard estate might take your fancy? For a more private affair, you could charter a yacht to take you and your guests off into the sunset, the list of options in Mallorca is endless.
Best time of the year to get married in Mallorca
The most popular time of year to get married in Mallorca is between April and October, especially June and September, so it’s worth planning a year or more ahead if you’re considering getting married in either of these two months.
If you want to have an outdoor wedding in the peak summertime, we would also recommend a late-afternoon ceremony from 16:00 onwards, so that you and your guests are not outside in the heat of the day.
Wedding Tips: Ceremony
On the day try to take a minute in every hour to just stop, breathe and look around. The day goes so fast that it’s only when you look at the photos that you realise what you’ve missed with all the excitement!
If you are planning to get married in Mallorca, we really like Finca Biniorella and what they did with the interior, it’s modern but in a traditional way. We love Finca Son Mir for flexibility on where to have the ceremony and any venue in Orient is always a favourite for the Tramuntana mountains.
Choose your suppliers well and consider using a wedding planner even if it’s just on the day because of budget restraints. The wedding planners really make the day and a good wedding planner is a blessing, luckily we have some excellent ones here!
Celebrant Glynis German specialises in values based ceremonies which are personalised to suit each couple with a light approach on a serious subject. She gets to know you right from the start so by your big day she can support you as you make the biggest commitment you will ever make. “There is a part of the ceremony where I talk about the couple and what I know about them and I love seeing everyone nodding in agreement.”
The day a bride comes in to try dresses is a very important occasion which they share with their loved ones, mother, best friends. That day is a part of the process of getting married. Make sure that you make it memorable.
Get legal advice here on the island, it will save you lots of stress and worries. There are some really good and bilingual wedding professionals on the island that can help you in your own language.
Viviana and Paola, from Comieron Perdices bridal shop, offer bridal fashion. “We treat every single bride in an intimate way. A bride won’t settle for second best and finding THE wedding dress is not always an easy task, so firstly we listen, then give them advice and above everything we are always extremely patient!”
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Choose your wedding bouquet
Decoration does not need to stop at flowers as often florists also have vases, candles, arches, candelabros and more beautiful items, so make sure that you enquire.
Beata, who comes from a family of florists, specialises in all types of flower (fresh and silk) decorations for weddings, yachts and villas.
“I always like to meet the couple personally and have the chance to talk through details beforehand, to get to know what they would really like and make sure that they can have exactly what they dreamed of”.
The shape and style of your dress should be taken into consideration when you choose your bouquet.
Bridal Make up & Hair
You can get married at the beach and then have your reception at a boutique hotel in the mountains. With the most beautiful golden sandy beaches and spectacular mountains of Deià and Valldemossa you will be torn choosing the right location. You can travel from the beach to the mountains in less than an hour.
Once you are in Mallorca you mustn’t forget to get yourself a taste of some real homemade sangria and some tapas! Smile and stop pinching your arm, it is real, Mallorca truly is a paradise.
Marta Lula specialises in bridal hair and makeup, editorial, photography and beauty makeup. “I love to buy and test new products, I have spent a great deal of time studying people’s faces and different eye shapes in order to achieve the best possible looks for my clients.”
“On the wedding day my role is not only to help the bride look her best, but also to make her feel confident and happy”.
Mallorca is just astonishing and once you come to the island
you will never want to get married anywhere else.
Mallorca does weddings very well, with so many experienced vendors on the island, the competition is high and that results in clients getting excellent choices. Then they can really relax and enjoy their wedding and not feel that they need to manage or take care of their guests. They should be the centre of the day.
Visit the island at least once for venue visits, tastings, and to sit down to have a coffee and get connected with the people involved in your big day, it will be more meaningful and relaxed.
There are endless poetic and romantic reasons to get married in Mallorca: the scenery, the venues, the weather, the ocean, the Spanish lifestyle. There is the late sunset, the warm breeze, sheep bells in the distance, the rustling of olive trees in the wind, the sound of the ocean.
When it comes to choose a good photographer there are so many that could be a hard decisition, Look Mallorca team can help you to choose the perfect photographer for your perfect wedding. Drop us an email!
Professional photographer, Aimee specialises in meaningful photography that captures relationship and connection, movement and emotion. “My style is photojournalistic and documentary. I look for the best light in the most natural situations. I can make shots comfortable by providing a scenario or a loose story to guide the couple into natural expression, which is always what I’m looking for.”
The Wedding Planner
There has been a huge increase in ‘weddings abroad’. The weather and beauty of Mallorca are huge attractions, but these days weddings are not just one day. Come to Mallorca for a holiday before you make any big decisions. Looking online is a helpful guide but the ‘feeling’ of a venue can tell you so much more. Narrow your venue choices down to three to visit initially.
The majority of my weddings in Mallorca involve a 2, 3 or 4 day extravaganza which enables the family and friends to be together and lets the bride and groom feels like the wedding lasts longer.
Johanna offers event planning and concierge services for weddings, corporate and private events.
“Planning the most important day of two people’s lives is an honour and it is my priority to make their dream wedding a reality. Listening to the couple’s likes, dislikes, favourite places, knowing their love of music or architecture – combining all the knowledge from these details with my contacts, suppliers and venues is what makes every wedding I plan unique.”
You will only have one wedding day, take your time, fall in love with the island and Mallorca will exceed your expectations.
Wedding venues & caterers
The island offers a huge choice of venues so you will surely find the ideal spot to hold the wedding of your dreams. Historic mansions, imposing castles and fortresses, luxury hotels, charming rural fincas and sophisticated beach clubs are all options to consider. They all have their own unique selling points, while the services that come along with each location vary; some even offer wedding planners and suppliers, whilst others let you take the lead on your special day.
There’s a long list of talented event caterers on the island who are experienced in both large and small scale events. Many venues work with their own catering companies but, if you are in a position to decide yourself, you will find you are spoilt for choice. Many of the island’s top restaurants have a side business as a catering service, be sure to keep these in mind too.
Hire a wedding car in Mallorca and experience a comfortable and thrilling ride in a luxury vehicle while enjoying Spain. This is no ordinary occasion and it should not be treated as such. Anything and everything should be done perfectly and in the best way possible to make sure that it is a day worth remembering. One of the most important aspects of your special day is your mode of transportation from one venue to the other. Making sure that you put enough emphasis on planning your transportation arrangements is very crucial and paramount as well.
Your wedding day is most probably the most important day of your life. This is the day when you officially mark the union between you and the love of your life in front of all your friends and family.
If you are planning to hold your celebration on the magnificent island of Mallorca, you should really consider using a quality wedding car rental in Mallorca. Doing this is necessary so that you can facilitate movement of the bride and groom and other important attendees in a comfortable and stylish way. Failure to secure a reliable transportation option can really mess up your special day.
Renting luxury cars for your special day is a must.
The remote mountains afar, the vast sandy beaches and the beautiful Mediterranean waters make this destination a perfect venue for holding weddings. To ensure your day goes according to plan, you must book your vehicles as early as possible. No one wants to have delays and inconveniences brought up by poor transportation arrangements. If such horrible instances occur, you may end up not really enjoying the most important day of your life.