Byron Bay Lighthouse

Boasting a magnificent location at Australia's most easterly point and a reputation for chic surfie style and bohemian luxe, Byron Bay on the northerly New South Wales coast is a sought-after - and spectacular - spot to say I Do.

Combining the very best of the region's unspoiled beaches and lush tropical hinterland, Byron Bay's enduring popularity as a wedding destination means the area is well-equipped to cater for every conceivable style of ceremony - and reception.

Lovers of the modern coastal vibe will find glamorous private villas for hire with fabulous ocean views; those keen on casual elegance might prefer one of the beachfront restaurants or surf clubs, brides seeking something utterly unique can choose from a number of exquisite estates (from Moroccan style to farmhouses and everything in between) while the area's raft of boutique hotels and beach houses offer options galore. There's even a to-die-for little white chapel on a hill or the iconic Byron Bay Lighthouse!

Getting Married In Byron Bay

A haven for health and wellness businesses and retreats, it might pay to spend a week with your wedding party prior to the big day being pampered, detoxed and de-stressed at the many health spas, alternative therapy centres or deluxe beauty treatment spots in Byron and its surrounds. A healthy Byron hen's weekend could be just what the pre-wedding doctor ordered!

Alternatively, spend your first couple of days as husband and wife at one of the area's five-star health retreats (complete with divinely comfortable suites and every imaginable amenity of course) to help recover from your big day.

The wedding industry is thriving in Byron Bay and besides wedding coordinators employed by some of the larger venues, there are many dedicated wedding planning operators able to put together a completely customised event to fulfil your vision and accommodate your budget, number of guests and wedding theme, whether it's laidback, glamorous, get the picture..

Byron is also a mecca for all things creative, with many boutique businesses making handcrafted items which translate fantastically as quirky and original wedding décor and a huge selection of talented wedding photographers who work throughout New South Wales based in Byron - not surprising since there's something stunning to capture whichever way you look.

Destination Wedding In Byron Bay

Fresh produce (think Bangalow pork, gorgeous seafood and tasty tropical fruits) and innovative cuisine are other hallmarks of the Byron Bay area and besides an eclectic mix of restaurants, a number of gourmet catering services using the very best local ingredients happily service weddings throughout the area.

A huge variety of activities in and around Bryon make it a firm favourite with wedding guests, who'll love to make a long weekend of it or perhaps even plan a longer getaway around your big day. Arts, food and culture buffs will enjoy visiting artisan studios, farmers' markets, taking a cooking class, joining an eco-cruise or browsing Byron's many one-off boutiques.

Sporty types will be keen to learn to surf, go sea kayaking or paddle-boarding or have a round of golf, while romantics will never forget a hot air balloon ride over the coast and rainforest or a horse ride at sunset.

With Ballina/Byron airport within half an hour and the Pacific Highway running through Byron from Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Sydney, your Byron wedding is closer than you might think.

For information about fabulous Byron Bay wedding venues, service providers and inspiration aplenty, check out Byron Bay wedding services

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