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5 Outdoor Wedding Venues That Offer Dreamy Views and Unparalleled Experiences

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IHG Hotels & Resorts is committed to turning every dream wedding into reality with a plethora of magical venues to choose from. While many might choose to tie the knot indoors in banquet halls, others prefer fresh air and sprawling views. If you and your partner are among the latter, rest assured that your vision can be fulfilled even better than you had imagined. With bespoke services catering to your every need, and more than just a handful of dreamy locations, there really is no other place to entrust your special day with.

Crowne Plaza Muscat 

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For a picturesque setting overlooking the Gulf of Oman, choose to say “I do” at Crowne Plaza Muscat. With a clifftop garden venue accommodating up to 800 guests and an easily accessible location in the heart of Muscat, this is an ideal property. To ensure you a fairytale wedding, the hotel offers a wedding package including complimentary suite accommodation with breakfast for the couple, a chef’s special menu for the wedding night dinner, exclusive room rates for attendees, complimentary two-tier wedding cake, customized menus, and female wait staff and security at the entrance.

InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh Resort & Spa 

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InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh Resort & Spa is the first urban luxury resort and spa in Riyadh, offering a lush green oasis for your special day. At this property, couples can say goodbye to the stress of planning a wedding. With paramount decorations, catering service, and set up for every aspect of the wedding — including the engagement party, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, and reception — there is nothing you need to worry about once you’ve picked your venue. Rest assured that everything will be taken care of, from the most minute of details to your biggest concerns.

InterContinental Dubai Festival City 

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For a truly unique affair, why not tie the knot at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, an iconic landmark on the creek? While the property offers spectacular ballrooms, the ideal venue for those who love the outdoors is the Festival Bay helipad. Imagine starting the rest of your life together surrounded by shimmering waters and clear blue skies. Not to mention that the hotel also offers an impressive wedding package, complete with customized menus, a five-tiered ceremonial cake, decor equipment, setup, valet parking, and an overnight stay for the couple including breakfast in bed and lunch in Anise restaurant.

InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa 

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With the Al Hajar Mountains providing a majestic backdrop and sunlight shimmering along the azure waters of the sea, this is a venue that is truly magical. The private beach at InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa is the ideal location for your nuptials as you share your love with up to 1,000 guests in a picture-perfect setting. The hotel’s resident wedding planners will also accompany you every step of the way, taking care of everything so you can simply focus on your special moment.

InterContinental Aqaba Resort

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The historic city of Aqaba in Jordan certainly has something enchanting in the air, making it a romantic spot that’s ideal for weddings. If you are looking for the perfect venue in Aqaba, look no further than InterContinental Aqaba Resort. Overlooking the waters of the Red Sea, this beachside location will spin all your dreams into reality with a wedding package that covers one complimentary night for the bride and groom, a romantic dinner and breakfast served in the suite, complimentary pre-wedding shoot around the resort, 15 per cent discount on couple’s massages, and so much more.

Whether you plan to tie the knot by the Gulf of Oman at Crowne Plaza Muscat, or surrounded by glistening blue waters at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, one thing is for sure: no one does weddings quite like IHG’s picturesque properties. These five hotels give just a glimpse at the captivating possibilities that await you with IHG Hotels & Resorts. Explore the full spectrum of stunning venues across the region here

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