Delightful Wedding in Santa Maria di Castellabate
Santa Maria di Castellabate
Niamh and Gavin married in the pretty, seaside town of Santa Maria di Castellabate on the Cilento Coast. This charming and characteristic Italian beach town, within the Cilento National Park, something which particularly appealed to Niamh and Gavin, who were seeking an authentically Italian wedding destination.
Niamh and Gavin were married in a Catholic ceremony in the town’s Santuario Santa Maria a Mare. After the ceremony, the couple and their guests, accompanied by a traditional guitar and mandolin duo, walked to nearby L’Ancora for aperitifs on the beach-front deck, where they sipped glasses of prosecco as they enjoyed the early April sunshine.
Niamh and Gavin visited the Marina Travierso, also known as the ‘Porto delle Gatte Santa Maria’s old harbour, with its characteristic 12th Century arched building, jetty and lovely sea views.
The couple held their wedding reception at the Palazzo Belmonte is a hidden, historic oasis of charm an exquisite nobleman’s palace with an extensive park.
The wedding banquet was served in an impressive marquee set in the secluded splendour amidst the lush green of Palazzo Belmonte’s Mediterranean gardens. Gold coloured chairs were set around tables with white linens and golden candelabra centrepieces.
Following the delicious wedding dinner, the wedding cake was served on the lawn in front of the marquee, as apecially arranged fireworks lit the sky around the venue.Niamh and Gavin’s danced their first dance at the pool-side covered terrace, with music provided by a live band.
Niamh and Gavin’s wedding day was designed, created and perfected for them by Lisa Stack of Amore Weddings.
Here are just a small selection of images from Niamh and Gavin’s delightful wedding day: