Sitting proudly in the Maltese medieval town of Mdina, the small and beautifully restored Xara Palace has to be the most romantic place on this island to marry.
Xara oozes an authentic charm and a uniqueness that will add a level of class and sophistication to your wedding that would be hard to find anywhere else.
A beautifully restored 17th Century Palazzo, Xara can be found in a quiet hilltop town away from the hustle and bustle, with dramatically sweeping views of the countryside.
With just 17 rooms and suites, some complete with their own terrace jacuzzis, the pace is calming and relaxing. In keeping with the history of the place, the decor includes original paintings and sculptures by Maltese and international artists, as well as antique tapestries and comfortable squishy furnishings.
On the roof terrace of the hotel the restaurant offers a top gastronomic experience.
* Past guests have included Sir Roger Moore, Omar Sharif, Brad Pitt (with Jen), Sharon Stone and Rupert Everett.
* Part of the exclusive Relais & Chateaux Group.
Type of ceremony:
You can have a stand up or sit down wedding, inside or outside.
The Xara has its own in house wedding planners who are on hand whenever you may need them, including for guidance with the necessary wedding documentation with either the church Curator or Public Registrar.
Their award-winning chefs will devise a menu with you for your wedding meal. And the team will happily co-ordinate massages and beauty treatments in your room for the bride and the bridesmaids.
If there are less than 40 of you, why not take over the entire hotel for the ultimate private wedding?
Icing on the Cake:
The hotel will even organise a private yacht charter for you to explore the Malta coastline and sail off into the sunset in style.
Couples who want the real thing.
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