Would you and your partner like to exchange vows in a local church, or does a tropical beach sound more inviting? If you want to buck the traditional type of wedding and opt for something a little more intimate and glamorous, a destination wedding could be just what you're looking for.
There are thousands of different locations around the world where you could find yourself saying "I do," but which one should you choose when there's so much choice? To narrow down your options, here are the 5 most popular countries in which you can get married.

Mexico
For couples who love sun, sand and the sea, Mexico could be your dream wedding destination. There are many Mexico destination wedding packages available, in a variety of locations, making your wedding unique to you and your partner. Many resorts in Mexico offer Mayan tribal dancer and exciting fire shows, entertainment that is sure to keep you and your guests mesmerized. Popular Mexican wedding location include Cancun, Cozumel, and Los Cabos.

Italy
Italy is a country where you can sample some tasty cuisine and wine, and it also has some beautiful landscapes. There are a number of different locations where you can exchange your vows. Lovers of history might enjoy Rome whereas those looking for a beach destination should consider the Amalfi Coast. If you'd prefer to be surrounded by culture, then Sorrento is the obvious choice.

Jamaica
If you want beaches, mountains, and waterfalls then Jamaica ticks all your boxes. You'll also find the biggest selection of resorts offering wedding destination packages. One of the reasons for its popularity is that the legal requirements for getting a marriage license are easy. Wait just 24 hours and you'll have your marriage license. You only need to produce a certified copy of both your birth certificates.

Africa
Made up of 54 countries, this is really a continent rather than a country. Nevertheless, it features in the list because there is such a wide range of options. Most African countries offer amazing weather, breath-taking landscapes and an abundance of culture. Let’s not forget the wildlife either. One type of celebration that’s becoming increasingly popular is a Safari wedding. As well as having a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photographs, you and your wedding guests are able to enjoy the locations natural beauty and stunning wildlife.

Hawaii
To get to this collection of islands, you’re going to need to take a long flight from wherever you’re traveling. This doesn’t put many couples off, however, and that’s no surprise because it is one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you decide this is the destination for you, make sure you’re familiar with the legal requirements and how to apply for a marriage license.
This is a very short selection of the countries you could choose to get married in if you’re looking for something different. Make sure you make your plans well in advance so that none of your guests have to stay behind.