Best nature wedding venues in Malaysia
A lot goes into planning a wedding: finding a dress, choosing a cake, designing invitations, finalizing the guest list...we could go on forever! And perhaps one of the biggest aspects of it is deciding on a venue where you will celebrate your special day with all of your loved ones.
While the pandemic is certainly not an ideal circumstance for hosting social gatherings, it has definitely changed the way we approach them including weddings. Since outdoor events are now preferable to indoor ones, here's a list of beautiful nature spots in Malaysia to inspire your outdoor wedding in post-lockdown times ?
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Nestled between hills just a half hour drive from Genting Highlands, you can expect to enjoy a cool mountain breeze when hosting your wedding at Tanarimba. Apart from the fresh air, the majestic mountains and pristine rain forest are just as noteworthy as they make for the perfect backdrop to your outdoor wedding.
Address:Jalan Tanarimba Pine, Kampung Janda Baik, 28750 Bentong, Pahang
2. Puncak Rimba
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If you're picturing a rustic wedding with a sweeping view of the jungle, Puncak Rimba is the perfect place. You'll instantly fall in love with this venue that features an expansive garden, outdoor pool and the magnificent Bukit Tinggi serving as your background while you recite your vows.
Fun fact: This was where Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna got married!
Address: Jalan Lama Bentong - Karak, 28700 Bentong, Pahang
3. Gita Bayu
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Gita Bayu is an absolute tropical dream when it comes to wedding destinations in Malaysia. Its garden venue, lake and lush green trees span 10 acres which give you ample space to set the stage and seating for guests. Combined with the venue's calm and serene environment, you can easily put your worries to rest as you wed the love of your life.
Address: 2 Jalan Bayu, Seri Kembangan, Selangor
4. Tamarind Springs
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Nothing says a gorgeous outdoor wedding than throwing one at Tamarind Springs in Ampang, Selangor. While it's only a 20-minute drive from KL, you'll be still be away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Located amidst a lush rainforest, Tamarind Springs is one of the most beautiful places to get married and celebrate your big day.
Address: 1, Taman Tun Abdul Razak, Ampang
5. Puncak Dani
Anyone who's looking for a baroque-style bungalow in the middle of nature for their wedding venue will find Puncak Dani to be a top notch choice. This unique spot is situated in Genting Highlands and overlooks the Awana Golf and Country Club, naturally offering a scenic view of lush greenery. With vast acres of untouched nature, your wedding photos are guaranteed to be breathtaking.
Address:Lot 12 & 13 Puncak Dani & Dani Lodge Gohtong Jaya Genting Highlands, Jln Institut Aminuddin Baki, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
6. Tanah Larwina
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Those who love scenic riverside getaways in Selangor will no doubt be familiar with Tanah Larwina. Besides being an awesome nature retreat, did you know that it serves as an outdoor wedding venue as well? That's right - plan your special day here and watch your guests arrive in awe as they take in the beautiful nature surroundings.
Address: Batu 23, Jalan Sungai Lui, Kampung Paya Lebar, 43100 Hulu Langat, Selangor
7. Cove 55
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Dreaming of a destination wedding? Cove 55 in Kuching, Sarawak fits the bill! Only a 1.5 hour flight from KL, this resort was originally built as a holiday home for an Iban family. It has now transformed into a luxurious villa that sits at the foot of Mount Santubong. With a mountain view on one side and an ocean on the other, getting married here would be an absolute fairytale for any couple.
Fun fact: This location has been sought after by many Sarawakian brides-to-be ever since British-Malaysian actor, model and host Henry Golding got married here to his now wife, Liv Lo!
8. Sunlight Suite
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For those thinking of a wedding in the highlands, why not throw one at Sunlight Suite situated in Cameron Highlands? One glance at the location's picturesque valley of tea plantations and gorgeous flower gardens will easily convince you to do so. Sunlight Suite happens to be one of the few cottages in the township where you can rent as a venue for your wedding.
Address: No. 46 & 47, Jalan Kamunting, Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang
9. The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat
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Are you someone who does things unconventionally? Then having a hotspring wedding at The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat would be right up your alley. The resort is nothing short of grand and in fact, offers a mysterious element that will no doubt make your wedding an unforgettable one. Plus, it can double as your honeymoon spot too!
Address:1, Persiaran Lagoon, Sunway 3, 31150 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
10. The Danna
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It's impossible not to include a beach venue on this list and we find the The Danna to be one of the many beautiful locations in Malaysia you should consider for your wedding! With the colonial-inspired luxury hotel overlooking the Andaman Sea to the white sandy beach stretching in front of it, it's really no wonder that this venue has played host to countless couples tying the knot.
Address: Telaga Harbour Park, Pantai Kok, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Know more beautiful nature spots in Malaysia that deserve to be on the list? Feel free to share them with us ?