India is big on wedding, as we know it. It can be loud and vibrant and at the same time it can be a simple ritual with a handful of people to witness the auspicious moment. For every kind of wedding there is a perfect venue waiting somewhere to be found. And while you were busy doing other wedding arrangements we went ahead and found you these beautiful venues away from the city’s hustle and bustle. Check out these destination wedding venues in Kolkata and pick your perfect match.
The Rajbari Bawali
We all know that Rajasthan comes with all the palaces and forts for those weddings with a royale touch. But Kolkata is no less than that. It has an extraordinary line of Rajbaris and Thakurbaris, the big fat mansions of the “then Zamindars”. They are impeccably wonderful and a sight to the eyes that one cannot get enough of. Rajbari Bawali, a few kilometers outside Kolkata, is waiting gloriously for a wedding that is not just classy but gives the ambience of an older era. With the century old antiquities complimenting the décor of the palace and needless to say it is surrounded by astounding greenery.
Where: Bawali, Nodakhali, West Bengal
Calcutta Boating and Hotel Resorts
Let’s begin with the appealing factor of this place. This one comes not just with a beautiful garden but a lake too. This grand place was started off keeping boating in mind. When that saw a decline, the place was refurbished as a banquet hall. The unique style of an open-air lawn by the lake side is elegant and only one you will see here. They provide a mind blowing inhouse décor and catering which can be customized to suffice your needs. The place is spacious with a huge seating space for guests as well as their cars. They ensure the comfort of everyone.
Where: 11 A/1J, East Topsia Road Adjacent to ITC Sonar Bangla and Science City, JBS Haldane Ave, Gobra, Kolkata
Anutri Beach Resort
From the noise of the city to the sound of the waves, Anutri Beach resort is right on the Mandarmani beach. The resort has been built such that you have a beach view wherever you are at. This is one of the best venues if you are looking for a wedding with a sea view. They have terrific food to go with the occasion. The staff is very friendly and provides prompt services. The rooms are simply luxurious, and the arrangements made for the event are perfect. Leave it upon them to take care of the day and this will be one of your best memories. The banquet hall is spacious to accommodate many guests. You can also have a bonfire after party. All you have to do is say the word.
Where: Mandarmoni Beach Access, Mandarmani, West Bengal
Sunderban Mangrove Retreat
Sitting on the lap of nature Sunderban Mangrove Retreat is located at Jamespore village of Satjalia island at the end of the famous dense and luscious mangrove forest in the Sunderbans. This is not a place for your usual big fat wedding. This is more of a simple serene wedding with a handful of your dear ones. Amidst all that breathtaking beauty the ceremony will be nothing more than a paradise look alike. The seating capacity is not huge, given its location. It provides a good catering service and decorations as per your requirement. You might as well get your own decorator. All in all, this is one of the most heavenly places to be married in.
Where: Jamespur, Gosaba, South 24 Parganas Corporate Office- Alliance Destination Private Limited, 42/F, Babubagan Lane, Dhakuria Kolkata
Call: 9051212225, 9051212226
Raichak on Ganges
Raichak on Ganges is on the banks of the river Ganges. It is a luxury lifestyle packed into one. If you want a wedding that is rich, classy and at the same time in the lap of the nature this is where you should be. This place comprises of both indoor and outdoor venues with a capacity to accommodate a large number of guests. The outdoor lawns are luscious and to die for. The elegance of this place will leave you in awe. It is a perfect blend of nature and luxury. It is comfortable and has a remarkable service.
Where: Raichak (Singhalgunjabad), South 24 Parganas, West Bengal
Call: 3340404040, 9831404040
Massara Beach Resort
It is located on the Madermoni beach. They have a serenity surrounding the place. The cottages are lined beautifully with an English colonial touch to it. It is refreshing to look at and to be married there would be nothing but a bliss. The garden running along the cottages is magnificent. The garden area can capacitate 800 people. They also provide a good catering service and you can have your own team of decorators for the arrangements.
Where: Masara Resort, Mandarmani, West Mednapore, Kolkata
Call: 09331155548, 09331040310, 09051111216
The Sana Beach
Nested upon the shores of the Bay of Bengal they have a serenity surrounding the place. With a beautiful wooden décor of the interiors, this place is cozy and beautiful and simple. The staff is very nice, cooperative, and polite. The location is easily accessible. They have good catering services as well. They have a good seating capacity and accommodates the guests comfortably.
Where: Mandarmoni, West Bengal
Ibiza The Fern Resort & Spa
Away from the hustle bustle of the city this resort is known for their austere grandeur. They have excellent facilities and excellent staff waiting at your service. They have two lawns with 1000 and 500 capacity respectively. The banquet hall accommodates 600 people. For an event of more than 300 guests, they even provide complimentary rooms. The place is spacious for parking as well. They provide inhouse DJ for the party. They have an impeccable catering service and the food is delicious.
Contributed by Tabassum Nasrat