Getting everything you wish for in a wedding venue is a serious stroke of luck. Often intimate venues don't have the grounds for breathtaking photography, and large businesses focus on the food and let the rest of the planning fall on your shoulders.
Award-winning Villa Maria Estate has a rich history but is also equipped for today's modern expectations. There are hundreds of reasons to consider this exquisite estate for your special day, but here's our nine top points:
1. They cater for both large and intimate weddings
Villa Maria can host intimate weddings of 60 up to 200 seated guests in one of their multiple function spaces, and up to 500 seated guests in a spectacular marquee site.
2. They are an all-in-one venue
Set amongst the vines and romantic drapery of the willow trees, Villa Maria Estate offers an unrivaled location for your perfect day.
The sprawling grounds and multiple ceremony and reception spaces provide a variety of options to suit your needs. They make the most of your special day with the ability to host your ceremony, bridal photos, canapés and reception all at one stunning vineyard location just thirty minutes from Auckland city.
3. It's a perfect setting year-round
Choose the time of year that suits you best - summer, autumn, winter or spring, and rest assured that Villa Maria Estate will look picture perfect in each season.
4. There's a Plan B
With multiple indoor and outdoor space options to cover any weather predicaments, you and your partner will have peace of mind knowing there’s a beautiful indoor alternative if the weather decides to change.
5. The food and wine is impressive
Villa Maria's restaurant head chef sources the finest seasonal produce for a menu tailored to suit your requirements. Impress your guests with wines expertly food matched from the extensive list of award-winning wines.
6. They can take care of much of the planning, should you wish
The details of your special day will be tended to by their dedicated events team to ensure the day is everything you imagined - from the initial planning stages right through to the big day. The Villa Maria team can help to plan the details of your special day including:
- Ceremony requirements
- Beverage selection
7. They are handy to the airport
This makes it simple and convenient for guests who arrive by air once they land in Auckland, and also – should you be winging your way to a romantic honeymoon destination – it means you can whisk yourselves away without heading back into the busy Auckland CBD.
8. The staff are a friendly bunch
Always a bonus, make a booking to meet with their wonderfully attentive weddings team; wander through the gardens and surrounds to experience a taste of your magical day!
9 They have a few spaces left for this summer
If you're saying 'I Do' this summer (2017/18 season) and you're venue hunting. Give them a call – your date could be available.