The perfect “I do”
You want to celebrate the most important day of your life in an idyllic setting, and this is what Hotel Splendido offers. Bride and bridesmaids can prepare for the event in their suite, relaxing with in-room spa treatments and creating a radiant look with the assistance of our beauty and hair stylists.
A chauffeur-driven car accompanies the bride to the ceremony, where the groom awaits. All guests then head to the cocktail area in the gardens to enjoy a glass of champagne, followed by a sunset dinner at La Terrazza Restaurant. Traditional Ligurian cuisine, the finest wines and incredible vistas—what could be more perfect?
Bride and bridesmaids can pamper themselves in readiness for the big day with our “Bride to be” programmea three-day immersion in beauty and relaxation! mselves in readiness for the big day with our Bride-to-be programme, a three-day immersion in beauty and relaxation. The programme includes a make-up and hair session, a de-stressing body and facial treatment, manicure and pedicure and other little beauty touches. Specific treatments for Mother and Daughter are great for guests travelling with children, while the groom and his best friends will love the wide range of Men treatments.
Portofino and its many boutiques are also a great spot for stylish shopping. Take advantage of having the chicest Italian fashions to hand and choose a new gown for your honeymoon or the post-wedding party. Alternatively, our Concierge can organise a personal shopper or a shopping session with a consultant in the privacy of your room
Flowers & Decorations
Portofino and the Liguria region are famous worldwide for the incredible variety of flowers blooming all year round—the mild climate, the soil conditions and frequent sunshine mean many varieties, such us wisteria, hydrangea and bougainvillea, thrive.
Our wedding experts will help you choose the perfect flowersto decorate your wedding venue, the reception tables and even the bride’s bouquet. In spring, the Splendido’s legendary wisteria creates a spectacular backdrop for photographs with its delicate lilac colours.
Equally important are the decorations—our team of specialists will be glad to give you ideas on how to personalise the venue with candles, balloons and other special effects—let your guests be totally surprised!
To record the best moments of your day, we can organise a professional photographer or video-maker. From the bride's preparation to the ceremony itself, the photographer will capture every memorable moment
Wedding on a boat – Push the boat out and launch yourselves into an exciting new future! The romance of sailing on the Mediterranean with its infinite shades of blue and gently rolling waves, and all your loved ones on board, is a dream ticket. The ceremony takes place on the open sea, surrounded by some of the world’s most beautiful panoramas. Alternatively, the newlyweds can take their friends and lashings of champagne on a sunset cruise to get married life off to a sparkling start.
The Italian Job
Make an entrance in true Italian style with one of the country’s best-loved icons—the Vespa. Either the bride can arrive at the ceremony aboard an original Vespa, decorated for the occasion, or the newlyweds can drive away on it—a delightful way to start a new life together!
The beauty of natural parkland that has been untouched for almost 80 years, gardens blooming all year round with vividly beautiful and fragrant flowers... the gardens at Hotel Splendido offer a great setting for lovers wishing to celebrate a natural and eco-friendly wedding!
Weddings in Italy
Civil ceremonies: Ceremonies with civil validity may be celebrated in City Halls in every Italian city, at a Town Hall or palace, villa or garden.
Religious Ceremonies: Foreign citizens can get married in Italy according to Catholic rites in a catholic church. You will need to obtain the Nihil Obstat from your local diocese, signed by your bishop, in order to be married in an Italian parish. We can organise a celebrant for Protestant, Jewish or Orthodox rites to celebrate in a sacred location or hotel, villa or garden.
Symbolic Wedding: A blessing or symbolic ceremony can be celebrated in any location.
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