Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck this time they didn’t set a trend. the actor couple, who exchanged rings in August during a ceremony in a rural property in Savannah, Georgia, United States, just followed a movement that has already conquered many brides and grooms around the world: the country wedding.
A modality that everyone knows today for “destination wedding” . These are weddings held far from the hometown of the bride and groom, usually with more than one party day, all to celebrate the date even more with family and friends.
CNN Travel & Gastronomy did a complete article on the subject, with tips from agencies, stories of real couples and the most sought after destinations – read São Miguel dos Milagres and Portugal.
But for those who live in Sao Paulo and don’t want a destination so far away, there’s no shortage of good options.
The most famous region, for example, is Mairiporã , which is just 40 kilometers from the capital. This is where the most traditional and well-known spaces are located, such as the Villa Rica Farm, The Clara’s lands or Santa Barbara Farm .
There are so many weddings held, that around each one, many hotel options have emerged over the years to be able to receive guests.
According to Vinícius Ferreira, journalist and editor-in-chief of the wedding blog Constance Zahn, “when you think about getting married in the countryside, the most important thing is logistics”.
“Be it the logistics of your guests, considering nearby hotels and transfers to and from the party, as well as your suppliers. The same budget can double, even triple, according to the kilometers driven. And, in Brazil, freight is very expensive”, he says.
Thinking about novelty, structure and tradition, check out below a selection of three destinations for a countryside wedding located close to the capital of São Paulo – in addition to an option on the beach, after all, São Paulo is also close to the sea.
Ville La Rochelle, Jarinu
For those looking for the charm of European villages, Ville La Rochelle is one of the options.
The newest 5-star hotel in Campos do Jordão holds weddings and offers all the infrastructure.
A former 19th century coffee farm, Santa Esther is two hours from São Paulo.
Weddings on the sand are also a possibility for those who want something close to the capital.
Source: CNN Brasil