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Featured United Arab Emirates Wedding Venues

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Page Last Updated December 18th, 2019

The Ritz Dubai wedding prep photography with the bride and her Lipstick
Wedding Photography by Bindi Richardson, Dubai UAE, United Arab Emirates

Outdoor beach and garden weddings in Dubai - The Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton Dubai Wedding Venue Pictures: "Glamour defines Dubai, making it the perfect setting for your wedding celebration. With the sea providing an idyllic backdrop for its outdoor venues and the timeless elegance of indoor spaces such as the Loulou’A Ballroom, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai is poised to make your special day truly unforgettable. Event planners, an in-house florist and creative culinary team work together to customize every wedding, including those with specific cultural needs including Indian and Arabian celebrations. The resort’s beachside garden, restaurants, and ballrooms can also be transformed to host showers, rehearsal dinners, and other wedding events. Couples are encouraged to pamper themselves with a luxury suite, limousine service, and spa treatments.

Rixos Hotel The Palm Dubai wedding venue image of the Bride walking to the ceremony with her sons
Wedding Photography by Bernie Richardson, Dubai UAE, United Arab Emirates

A secluded sun-soaked paradise on Palm Jumeirah for beach-loving brides.

"With a spacious shoreline and private landscaped gardens, Rixos Beach is the popular choice for an intimate sunset ceremony on the sandy shoreline or a moonlit gala celebration on the manicured lawn for up to 1000 guests. The garden adjacent to the secret swimming pool is a super romantic hideaway where you can create an outdoor aisle amidst the canopy of trees.

Indoors, couples also have a beautiful choice of venues including L’Olivo Ristorante boasting floor-to-ceiling views and marble-clad interiors for a lavish reception of up to 150 guests.

Renowned for its breathtaking panoramic views of the azure Arabian Gulf, the luxuriously adorned Grand King Suite is another obvious choice for an intimate reception of up to 20 guests in the opulent indoors or a larger after-party of up to 50 guests in its expansive terrace with a Jacuzzi."

Fairmont, Ajman Wedding Dancing Photography - Forever and Always!
Wedding Photography by Ankita Asthana, Mumbai, India

UAE Wedding Photos from the Fairmont Ajman

Fairmont Ajman, UAE wedding venue feature a stunning 700 square meter ballroom with floor to ceiling windows and abundant natural light as well as Peal Garden, a breathtaking beachfront venue. A professional team of wedding experts will take care of every last detail and turn your special day into memories of a lifetime.

Al Maha Desert Resort Dubai 	Photography of the Groom arrival on Camel for the Desert Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Photography by Bindi Richardson, Dubai UAE, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve Wedding Photos

Celebrating your wedding day deserves a unique and truly magnificent setting. Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, is one of the world’s finest Resorts, a tranquil and enchanting destination in the heart of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.

Melon Perez is an artistic wedding photographer for
Wedding Photography by Melon Perez, Dubai UAE, United Arab Emirates

Beachside Weddings at Four Seasons Dubai Jumeirah

Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach Wedding Venue - This beachside resort is a traveler’s playground, with the waters of the Arabian Gulf on one side and Dubai's iconic cityscape on the other for epic photography.

The Palace Hotel Dubai wedding photography | Groom getting ready - Black and white photograph with groomsmen
Wedding Photography by Bernie Richardson, Dubai UAE, United Arab Emirates

The Palace Downtown | A Dubai Wedding Venue, UAE

Hotel Palace Downtown by Dubai UAE - In a location that is as beautiful as it is central, Palace Downtown is a five-star premium hotel and the centerpiece of The Old Town Island in Downtown Dubai. With settings as breath-taking as a beautiful bride, Palace Downtown is a perfect setting for fairy tale wedding photos that come alive against the shimmering backdrop of Burj Khalifa and Burj Lake.

Bernie Richardson is an artistic wedding photographer for
Wedding Photography by Bernie Richardson, Dubai UAE, United Arab Emirates

Luxury Weddings at the Waldorf Astoria Dubai

The stunning Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah provides an idyllic destination for the wedding of your dreams. The beautiful white sands of the private beach and the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf provide an ideal backdrop for intimate outdoor weddings. The impressive grand ballroom provides a spectacular venue for grand occasions, unforgettable wedding ceremonies and magnificent receptions tailored to your specifications. A wedding is a memorable event for all involved. Allow the hotel's professional wedding planners and caterers to design a personalized wedding that will be remembered for the elegance and splendor the couple deserves and expects.

Dancing Bride at the One & Only Resort, The Palm Dubai - Wedding Photography UAE
Wedding Photography by Bindi Richardson, Dubai UAE, United Arab Emirates

Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Weddings & Events | One&Only Resorts

With high ceilings, Dubai The Palm Resort - One and Only Resorts is filled with natural light for great wedding photography. This breathtaking venue is ideal for receptions, luncheons and all manner of parties. The private entrance, lavish pre-reception foyer and graceful terrace add to the allure, while an inbuilt stage allows for special entertainment. Hosts up to 80.