A Guide To The Most Beautiful Spanish Locations
Before jumping into our list of the best places to elope in Spanish, feel free to check out our guide on how to plan your elopement in Spain. It’s full of useful information to help plan your Spanish elopement from beginning to end.
Trying to decide where to elope in Spain? We’ve been photographing elopements and weddings for over 10 years! We are excited to be able to share some of our favourite locations to tie the knot. If you plan to elope in Spain: prepare yourself a drink, find somewhere cosy to sit and enjoy the read!
The Best Places to Elope In Spain
1. Costa Blanca elopement.
If you’re looking for epic beaches, without a doubt, Alicante Province it really is one of the best places to elope in Spain!
Alicante is one of the most visited locations in Spain and it can get pretty busy in the summer months. However, with a bit of local knowledge it’s easy to find quiet locations away from the popular tourist hotspots.
Another cool thing about Alicante is that the majority of the locations are around 5-10 minutes from road access.
We are locals from Alicante so we be more than happy to lend a hand if you’re searching for the perfect private ceremony location.
If you’re wondering where to elope in Spain, perhaps Alicante and it’s epic beaches and landscape is for you!
How to get to Alicante
Alicante has its own airport and it’s just 2h away from Valencia. Some of the most beautiful locations, as Jávea, are in between both cities.
2. Balearic Islands
There really is no other place like the clear water Balearic Islands. It’s one of the most famous locations in the world and it’s not hard to see why. It’s one of the best places to elope in Spain, if not the world!
During summer it’s a popular spot, and even though Formentera is not the most know island, it’s the most beautiful one without doubts.
Where are the best places to elope on Balearic Islands?
Formentera is known for its unique small bays formations, where you feel you are in a novel or movie. It can get busy during the daytime however if you plan your elopement for the evening you can beat the crowds.
Oh! And definitely book a private charter for an unforgettable boat experience.
How to get to Balearic Islands?
They are located on the east coast of Spain and it is not accessible by car. You can either take a plane or a ferry.
4. Barcelona Elopement
One of the best places to elope in Spain, or should we say best cities!
We can honestly say that it is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities we’ve ever experienced. The Gothic Quarter of Barcelona is absolutely amazing and Gaudi’s buildings all over the city are enchanting. It’s absolutely bursting with culture and history!
Speaking of the Gothic Quarter, one can easily get lost in the cobble-stoned streets and old steps of the Old Town and it’s a must see if you’re eloping in Barcelona. There’s also a great choice of coffee shops, pubs and places to grab a bite to eat while you’re out exploring the city on your wedding day.
5. Asturias Elopement
Asturias has one of the biggests national parks in Spain. Located in the north of Spain, it’s well-known for it’s mountains, forests, lakes, raw beaches, seafood and cyder distilleries.
If you’re wondering where to elope in Spain then definitely add Picos de Europa and the surrounding area to your list.
Picos de Europa is surrounded by miles of luscious forest and of course the lakes which are absolutely stunning.
How to get to the Picos de Europa?
Picos de Europa national park is approximately a 2 hour drive from Oviedo.
So there they are, our top picks for the best places to elope in Spain. Of course there is so much more that Spain has to offer and we could write forever so if you’re interested in a totally different Spanish location just let us know. We have travelled and photographed all around Spain over the years so we have whole list of locations that are waiting to be discovered!
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