Gorgeous scenery, towns and villages steeped in history, and some of the islands’ most picturesque seascapes – why WOULDN’T you consider getting married in Gozo? Whether you’re planning a religious ceremony in one of its imposing churches or charming chapels, or you’re thinking of exchanging vows in a civil ceremony at a special location, Gozo offers some fantastic spots where you can celebrate your love in style.
1. HOTEL TA’ CENC & SPA
The impressive 5-star Ta’ Cenc Hotel & Spa in Sannat makes for an ideal Gozitan setting for the couple who are looking to push the boat out. Whether you’re in the market for historic surroundings or seaside nuptials, you’ll find what you’re after here – civil ceremonies are held inside the unique 17th century Palazzo Palina within the grounds, or at the Kantra Lido located in the hotel’s rocky fjord inlet.
2. GRAND HOTEL GOZO
This 4-star hotel in peaceful Ghajnsielem offers old world charm in spades. The team here will tailor your celebration to your personal style, and you can choose from a number of venues on the hotel’s grounds, including the classic Royal Lady Suite, the sumptuous Grand Ballroom and the roof terrace, which offers spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea. Whether you are envisioning an intimate gathering or a grand occasion, the Grand Hotel Gozo has got it all!
3. TA’ FRENC RESTAURANT
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This fine-dining restaurant housed within a typical Gozitan farmhouse has become one of the sister island’s top wedding destinations of choice, and it’s easy to see why. Ta’ Frenc can host weddings of up to 300 seated guests, and the flexibility of the restaurant’s interior allows for the use of different areas for the ceremony, champagne and canapés, dinner and the after-party. Apart from the lush interior, it’s also got a fantastic outdoor area, in the form of a tree-lined stone-flagged private garden.
4. KEMPINSKI HOTEL SAN LAWRENZ
Another 5‐star resort that offers the epitome of service, comfort and style, the Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz is located a short walk away from Gozo’s Dwejra Bay, set amidst 30,000sqm of semi-tropical gardens for a truly fairy tale setting. Whether you’re after a small, intimate dinner or a grand luxurious banquet, the choice of indoor or al-fresco venues at the Kempinski are vast and its authentic Ayurveda Centre is one of the largest in the Mediterranean – making it all the more tempting to stay in for some pre- or post-wedding relaxation.
5. COUNTRY TERRACE LOUNGE BAR & RESTAURANT
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This charming cottage-cum-restaurant enjoys pride of place atop a hill overlooking Mgarr Harbour, and is blessed with panoramic views of the harbour, Fort Chambray and the three sister islands beyond – Kemmuna, Kemmunett and Malta. The romantic location is complemented by the fine cuisine on offer, making it a wonderful choice for your wedding venue, whether you opt for a buffet dinner, cocktail reception or gala dinner.