Top 5 places for destination wedding in Karnataka.

In recent years, there has been a massive demand for destination weddings, the majority of people try to choose destination weddings with beautiful views of the sunset, beach, palace, lake views, gardens, hills, etc; it is a fantastic opportunity to gather all close and loved ones for the weddings with a wonderful site seeing.

Just a few days ago, my close friend was all set to get married to her soulmate, and discussion for all the functions was going on but the bride and groom wished to have a destination wedding in Karnataka. The real problem was there are many awesome and breathtaking locations are there in Karnataka, which made me release like my friend many are confused about listing down the locations and deciding upon them. 

Destination wedding in Karnataka
Photography: Amish Thakkar

Then everyone asked them, what is destination marriage?, Weddings which are arranged away from your hometown the locations will be one you want that can be either in the country or in any foreign country, in the presence of loved ones and families. 

Now you much be thinking are destination weddings selfish? I would say NO, it’s your choice to have a wedding with family, friends and close relatives, like a week or 5 days getaway. The bride and groom have the right to decide where they want to get married and the location for their dream wedding.

Let’s see the wonderful places in Karnataka where you can have your dream wedding.

Places for destination wedding in Mangalore: 

Mangalore city is located in the Arabian sea and it is one of the major commercial centers in India. It has many famous temples like Kadri Manjunath Temple, Mangaladevi Temple, etc; it’s home to catholic churches like Milagres Church, and St. Aloysious Chapel which is known for interior paintings. The beaches give wonderful views of Sunsets. Getting married with wonderful views will add more beauty to your wedding.

Places for destination wedding in Mangalore
Photography: Sonaal Bangera

There are many resorts and hotels which provide accommodation and wedding arrangements.

The Estate Resort, Bar & Restaurant:

Estate Resort is located on the foothills of the Western ghats, where you can enjoy the view of nature. They provide all kinds of comforts during the stay in the resort with premium cottage rooms, 3-bedroom suites, and valley view rooms, along with different facilities like a pool, gym, wifi, airconditioning, room service, pet-friendly, mini-fridge, etc;  

The dining restaurant with different items on the menu is available where they will provide room service, banquets, and dining with a view. Site seeing the beaches, nature, heritage, and cultures.

They provide all services for different events like corporate events, family outings, team outings, and weddings they arrange from engagement to your big day including pre-wedding ceremonies.

 Contact details:

Phone number: 08047091220

Email: [email protected]


You can book the rooms through their website.

Summer Sands Beach Resort:

Summer Sands Beach Resort was started in the year 1972, this resort offers awesome views of Ullal beach, it is located on the outskirts of the city yet not far. They have a 3-bedroom suite, 2-bedroom suite, 1-bedroom suite, group villa, AC Classic, and deluxe rooms. Restaurants with continental cuisine with local coastal delicacies. They have space for the events like weddings, birthday parties, etc; with beach views and pool-facing lawns. 

The contact details:

Phone number: 096866 96969, +91-9480048888 

Email: [email protected]


You can get in touch by filling out the contact form given on the website.

Other resorts provide various services:

  • Havana Island Mangalore
  • River Dale
  • Sesma River View etc;

Destination wedding in Bangalore:

Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka and the largest city. It is called Silicon Valley, there is a fast growth of IT hubs in the city, and also home to startup businesses. Bangalore has many monuments, gardens, palaces, lakes, etc;

The Tamarind Tree: 

The Tamarind Tree is one of the heritage luxury properties in Bangalore. They host events like weddings and receptions, photoshoots, homestays, meets and parties, corporate events, exhibitions, arts, fun stays, etc; they plan weddings according to your choice and beautifully decorate them to make your day memorable for a lifetime. They have 28 rooms for staying along with the groom’s and bride’s suite.

Contact details: 

Phone number: +91 9888399994

Email: [email protected]


You can send a request for a call back from them by filling out the form given on the website.

MANTRA – The Luxury Wedding Destination:

Mantra is the luxurious wedding destination venue where they plan the complete event and make it memorable for you. They organize weddings, sangeets, Mehendi, reception, photoshoots, baby showers, naming ceremonies, etc; The facilities provided by them are event planning, dining, rooms, temple, parking, etc; 

Jalamantapa is designed for traditional events with a 10,000 sq.ft hall, Aramane a royal wedding palace that is inspired by royal architecture, and Bali Garden a luxury wedding destination that is a perfect venue for any kind of under-open sky events.

Contact detail:

Phone number: +91 9731815191

Email: [email protected]


You can book a venue for your event through the website.

Other famous venues for weddings are:

  • Moongate Events Venue
  • Panchavati The Pavilion
  • Miraya Greens
  • Antra – Wedding Destination & Resort

Destination wedding in Mysore:

Mysore city is located in the southern part of Karnataka. Mysore is known for palaces, Chamundeshwari temple, museums, Devaraja market, Brindavan gardens, etc; In Mysore, they celebrate the Dussehra festival grandly which attracts a lot of tourists to the Mysore Palace.

Destination wedding in Mysore
Photography: Soham Jamdar

Silent Shores Resort & Spa:

Silent Shores Resort & Spa is a luxurious resort located in Mysore, which provides different facilities like Spa, dining, Banquets, etc; They have different staying offers like cottage stay, deluxe, classic, duplex, suite, etc; The convention center has excellent facilities with bride and groom rooms, Parking area, power backup, kitchen, etc; 

Contact details:

Phone number:+91 96866 66697

Email:  [email protected]


Galaxy Convention Centre:

Galaxy Convention Centre is located in Mysore where wedding functions are held, they decor all functions according to your taste and choice. They have different catering options with different cuisines, they provide all services from arranging pre-wedding events to the wedding day.

The other wedding venues are: 

  • Grand Maurya Hotel & Resort
  • Golden Landmark Resort
  • The Windflower Resorts and Spa Mysuru
  • Wind Chimes

Best venues for destination wedding in Hampi:

Hampi is known as UNESCO Heritage which has temples, stone chariots, forts, markets, lotus mahal, etc; it was ruled under Vijayanagara density, and it is located near the Tungabhadra river.

Best venues for destination wedding in Hampi
Photography: Pavan Kumaar

Vijayshree Resort & Heritage Village:

It is a 5-star resort that provides all services and comfort during the stay. The design of the resort is based on the philosophy of 5 elements. They provide service for events, all pre-wedding ceremonies, weddings, Spa, yoga, 5 different types of cottages, 5 different restaurants, etc; they provide Hampi site-seeing and resort tours for the guests.

Contact details:

Phone number: 99000 99400

Email: [email protected]


You can drop the message for inquiry on the website.

Evolve Back: 

Evolve Back resort will take you back to the 14th century of the Vijayanagar empire, it has a view of stunning forests. They provide 5 different types of suites for stay with royal vibes and 4 different dining options with their specialty and multi cuisines.  They have an infinity pool, family pool, reading lounge, deep mahal, etc;

Contact details:

Phone number: 063669 20434


Other resorts and hotels for weddings are:

  • WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace, Sandur
  • Hotel Malligi
  • Leo Woods Resort
  • Royal Orchid Central

Destination wedding in Coorg:

Coorg is a hill station located in the southern part of Karnataka and is known for coffee plantations, abbey falls, forests, steep hills, Madikeri Fort, Nagarhole national park, etc; it is the perfect place to tie knots with breathtaking views of mountains and hills.

Destination wedding in Coorg
Photography: Deepak Srinivasan

Coorg Wilderness Resort & Spa:

It is known for luxury and wilderness with nature views, they provide three different types of suites including the hill view suite, 4 different restaurants along with a bar, spa, adventures, and fun, gym, pool, etc; They provide services for events, conference, banquets, conventions, and wedding services along with decorations, etc; they have a grand ballroom, queen courts.

Contact details: 

Phone number: +91-8272 226200 

Email: [email protected]


Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa, Coorg:

It is a luxurious hotel in Coorg, surrounded by trees, coffee, wild jasmine, etc; They provide different rooms for stay, along with dining, spa, and fitness services.  The resort covers 180 acres of rainforest. They provide space for weddings and other events.

Contact Details:

Phone number: +91 82722-65900

Email: [email protected]


You can send a message for the inquiry about accommodations.

The other resorts available are

  • Heritage Resort Coorg
  • The Ibnii
  • Club Mahindra Resort – Madikeri – Coorg

Hope this information will help you to choose the perfect location for your dream wedding.

Many questions commonly arise in everything’s mind. So I have answered a few of them below: 

Do destination wedding save money?

Yes, it does save you money since many locations and planners offer different wedding packages with discounts that are less expensive compared to normal weddings.

Are destination weddings cheaper?

Yes, there are cheaper, but few destination weddings can much more expensive and few are cheaper, this completely depends on locations, packages, guest lists, etc; if you want to have a royal luxurious destination wedding then it will bit cost more than the normal destination wedding. But overall it will cost you less if you want to have a normal and memorable wedding at your dream location.

How do you arrange a destination wedding?

How do you arrange a destination wedding
Photography: Alok Verma
  • Fix the date and month you want to get married.
  • Plan your budget, and decide the locations.
  • Hire wedding planners to have stress-free and memorable weddings.
  • Meet the vendors and finalize the items.
  • Make sure you plan on staying and conducting events in the place.
  • Keep your guest lists limited.
  • Send the invitations to all members of the guest lists including locations and time of events.
  • Plan decorations and outfits along to your choice.
  • Keep yourself updated with the wedding planners to know how arrangements are going.


I have listed down a few famous locations and resorts for weddings, and what makes them famous. There are other places for destination weddings and let me know if you feel other things need to be added in the comment section below.

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