Eloping In Spain: A Complete Foreigner’s Guide

Everything you need to know about eloping in Spain

You’re planning an elopement in Spain, and you maybe feel a bit unprepared. There’s one thing that really matters: you don’t want the stress of a big wedding and you just want to enjoy a fun day with your partner. Eloping in Spain is an amazing way to do that!

Now that you and your partner have decided to elope in Europe and you’re considering Spain as one of your top choices, what are the next steps? We’ve created this extensive guide on how to plan an elopement wedding in Spain to help guide you through the next planning stages.

First, we just Wanna say Hi!

We’re Jake and Genessa! We wrote this Spain elopement guide in hopes to help you with your planning. Photographing and planning elopements in Spain is our expertise and we’ve been doing it for 5+ years now!

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We’re an English-speaking husband and wife duo based right here in Spain so you can expect the best help from us!

Top Natural Elopement Locations in Spain

Best locations like natural parks, gardens, mountain ranges, beaches, and more in Spain.

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Cap de Formentor, Mallorca

Mallorca is for you if you love beaches, clear water, and a rustic, homey feeling. There’s a ton of amazing locations in Mallorca. For example, Cap de Formentor, which is a peninsula in Mallorca.

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Marimurtra Botanical Garden, Blanes

This botanical garden located on the Costa Brava is a hot-spot but for good reason! There’s nothing quite like it anywhere else in Spain.

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Guadalest, Alicante

Looking for a jaw-dropping and unique location? Timanfaya NP on Lanzarote Island will blow you away. It’s described as a “volcanic wasteland”, which makes for some incredible wedding photos.

Playa de Benjito, Tenerife

For you if you love tropical island beach vibes. This beach at sunset makes for an soul-stirring location for elopement photos.

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Deía, Mallorca

A hidden, mountainous cobblestone-covered town to elope in on the island of Mallorca is perfect for a serene and intimate vibes. elopement. Other similar choices are Sóller, Pollença, or Valldemossa.

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Frigiliana, Málaga

One of the most beautiful, iconic, all-white towns in Spain. Another similar option would be Mijas, Olvera, or Setenil de las Bodegas.

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Mirador de la Figuerassa, Barcelona

In our opinion, one of the most underrated places in all of Spain! Nobody knows about this place… except you, now that we’ve shared it with you!

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Sierra de Huma, Málaga

For intimate, adventurous, and nature-loving couples. This is another hidden gem that not a lot of people actually know about! Be warned, the beautiful view comes at a cost of a 2.5-hour hike.

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Sand Dunes in Gran Canaria

These sand dunes on Gran Canaria (called Las Maspalomas) are a beautiful backdrop for an adventurous and exotic elopement setting.

Roque Nublo, Gran Canaria

An epic location if you love hiking and adventure. Hiking all the way to this viewpoint in more than worth it for an amazing elopement experience.

Top City Elopement Locations in Spain

Best cities, historical sites, and more in Spain.

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Madrid, Madrid

Madrid is our favourite city in Spain (and not only because we’re based here)! It’s got the perfect amount of walkable amazing historic locations like the Royal Palace and Sabatini Gardens with an urban twist.

Sevilla, Andalucía

Sevilla is one of our favourite cities in all of Spain— it’s iconic Plaza de España, featuring tiled mosaics of many different cities all over Spain, is known as “the Venice of Spain”.

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Barcelona, Cataluña

Barcelona is a favourite destination for travellers visiting Spain. The urban city offers a lot of variety from Park Guell to Arc de Triomf.

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Granada, Andalucía

With it’s Moorish influence, the famous Granada Alhambra is one of the most unique places in all of Spain. The perfect location if you’re looking for history and rich Spanish culture.

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Officiant Services

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“Jake and Genessa went above and beyond to create the elopement of our dreams in Mallorca! They communicated with us well and helped us through every stage of planning. They are kind, knowledgeable, and amazing at what they do! Couldn’t have asked for more. Their photos are stunning, and looking at them brings us right back to that day. So grateful to have found them!”

– Bethany and Chingis, eloped in Mallorca 2023

Our Elopement packages:

Our Spain elopement packages range from €1.500 to €3.700. We’d love to hear from you and create a completely unique day just for you!

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