Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Destination Weddings in Portugal?

The Destination Weddings in Portugal is a wedding management company, established in Cascais, Lisbon Coast of Portugal. The company is specialized in planning weddings and events in the luxury ocean front Five Star Boutique Hotel Senhora da Guia.

  • What is a Destination Wedding in Portugal?

A Destination Wedding in Portugal is when the bride and groom decide to do their wedding celebration in Portugal at a beautiful destination away from home. Destination weddings can be intimate just for you two or with close family and friends.

  • Why choose Portugal as my Destination Wedding?

In a few words, Portugal combines sunny weather, blue sea, amazing sandy beaches, excellent and tasty culinary and, cultural history and heritage. You can pick a romantic wedding venue in Sintra, a beach wedding venue along the Lisbon Coast or even an Urban contemporary wedding in Lisbon. Imagine the incredible memories that you will have if you decide to choose Portugal as your wedding destination. Also, you are not going to resist to the bounty and the sympathy of the Portuguese people who will turn your wedding in Portugal an even more enjoyable experience. We are certain that when you leave, you are definitely going to feel what we call “Saudade”.

  • When should I start to plan my Destination Wedding?

Between 6 to 12 months is an ideal amount of time for your wedding planner to guarantee the wedding by the sea that you have always dreamed of. Sometimes though, we organize luxurious and intimate weddings at Senhora da Guia Hotel Venue with a tight schedule. However, if you want a big wedding with a lot of guests and details we advise you to book as soon as possible.

  • What are the legal requirements when getting married outside of my country?

Every country has different legal requirements for weddings. It is possible to legally marry in Portugal, but there is quite a bit of paperwork to go through and translate. Our Wedding Planners are happy to assist you through the legalities, as they have extensive knowledge of the said requirements.

What most couples do however, is to get all the legalities done at home and then come here for the wedding in Portugal. The documents that are always required are both a form of ID (like your passports and birth certificates), as well as a marriage license application.

  • How much experience do the Destination Weddings in Portugal specialists have?

Our Destination Wedding in Portugal Wedding Planners have experience, passion, international reputation and besides all of this, the wedding venue is in a distinctive Five Star Boutique Hotel – Senhora da Guia with amazing ocean views. They will make everything come together to ensure your Destination Wedding in Portugal is truly sensational.

  • Where can my guest and I stay accommodated for my wedding night?

Because Destination Weddings in Portugal is your Wedding Planner for the Senhora da Guia Five Star Boutique Hotel, you and your guests would be accommodated in the hotel. It is a Five Star Boutique Hotel by the sea with all the five star hotel services that one may require.

Also, all of the Destination Weddings in Portugal wedding packages have included in their rates, a specific number of overnight stays.

  • Can I choose my own Wedding Package in Destination Weddings in Portugal?

We provide you a number of wedding packages according with the season you prefer and the number of guests you will have. However we can always customize your Wedding Package considering your wedding requests. Be warned that customizations, however, will be quoted.

  • What are the different wedding packages by Destination Weddings in Portugal?

Find you our wedding packages in our Packages Page. Our wedding packages simplify the planning process, offer ideas, and serve as a starting point to creating your perfect day. All the prices include the legal tax percentage.

  • What is included in my Destination Weddings in Portugal Wedding Package?

We, in Destination Weddings in Portugal, include in your wedding package every moment in your wedding program that will make your dream day come true. Normally in the wedding packages there is a proposal for your wedding ceremony, wedding reception, wedding entertainment and the wedding cake. Find out every detail about our wedding package in our Packages Page. All the prices include legal tax.

  • Can I have a Beach Wedding ceremony planned by Destination Weddings in Portugal?

In Destination Weddings in Portugal we can organize your beach wedding. Senhora da Guia, the Destination Weddings in Portugal Hotel Wedding Venue is surrounded by a lot of amazing beaches, like the Guincho beach, the largest one in Cascais. Choose the beach you like the most and your wedding planner will organize the loveliest setting for your blessing on the beach. The main features that we offer are, the Atlantic Ocean's horizon, a graceful canopy in the sand,  chairs for your guests and you will have the perfect ceremony at the beach.

However please notice that beach ceremonies need a license to be executed.

  • Can I have a customized wedding cake?

Destination Weddings in Portugal can customize everything in your intimate and luxurious wedding by the sea, including your wedding cake. At Senhora da Guia 5 Star Boutique Hotel, our wedding venue, they know that the wedding cake moment is a very important stage of the wedding. Therefore, once you describe to us what design you would like, aroma and size you want for your wedding cake, we will find the best baker in the Lisbon region to make the most remarkable and yummy wedding cake especially for you. See some of our wedding cake images in our  Wedding Cake Page.

  • What is the weather like in Portugal, my Destination Wedding?

We recommend that you check this weather page.

  • How can I contact Destination Weddings in Portugal?

You can send us an email: or call us: +351 965 193 666.



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"Thank you all so much for making our wedding weekend so special. It really was amazing event. Everything went perfectly-and it was all done by your excellent staff. All the guests kept telling me how much of a lovely experience they had in the hotel, being looked after so very well in every aspect. We could not have asked for more. We hope we get to visit again soon to spend an anniversary-such a beautiful place!"
Anna & Andrew
October, 2014
“Thank you for helping us make our wedding so special. We knew it will be perfect. When we met you we felt calm+reassured that our decision to marry in Cascais was the right one. We so much appreciate all your help +guidance along the way. We had such a wonderful feedback from our guests regarding the venue and our wedding. Love E&J”
Justine & Eric
September, 2014 / Read More
Such a memorable day, all our friends and family together in a beautiful day, could not ask for more. You totally understood our vision and brought it to life,thank you Polina and João! We will never forget this day.
Ivan & Natalia
July, 2013 / Read More
“There aren’t enough adjectives to describe how amazing and extraordinary our wedding and time has been thanks to “Destination Weddings in Portugal”. The staff has been fun and incredibly, thoughtful with unrivaled attention to detail. If I could hug everyone who made our experience so beautiful it would barely start to show our appreciation (and my emotions). Such an outstanding place and time will hold a special place in our hearts and I can’t wait to come back for anniversaries and holidays! Deepest thanks and hugs!”
McCall & Bryan
22nd June, 2014 / Read More
"Claudia & Vanessa, we can only thank you both! For the most wedding I could have! Every detail made possible our special moment and it was possible because of you! Lovely place, great food and service! A place we won’t forget! Thanks a lot and hope to see you soon. Beijinhos e Abraços!"
Sara & Rui
July, 2014 / Read More
"Let me compliment you for the wonderful work you did on our wedding and let me also say that the seriousness and rigor you imprint to your work is astonishing. We want you to know we were really amazed with the perfect results of your efforts.”
Maria & Will
June, 2013 / Read More
"We had our wedding with Destination Wedding at Senhora da Guia and had the best experience ever, including for our guests. The staff were fantastic and incredibly attentive. Everything went to plan and they helped us hire the absolute best suppliers for everything at a reasonable price."
Ana & Pedro
June, 2013 / Read more
"Thank you so much for the amazing wedding party! Thanks for the wonderful organization that made our wedding a really as we were dreaming about: intimate, cosy and warm party with family and friends! All and all was a pure success and guest enjoyed a lot. We will forever keep with us lovely memories from this day ! We highly recommend Destination Weddings in Portugal. All our best wishes."
Lilian & Nuno
March, 2014 / Read more