Carla & MattThe Whitsundays is all about the tropical vibes and for Carla and Matt, their destination wedding embodied every piece of tropical beauty. 50 guests flew together to the beautiful Villa Botanica (including photographers Love & Other Photography !) to celebrate the next chapter for these high school sweethearts. Fireworks, barefoot walks in wedding gowns and an […]
Set right on the water overlooking the Coral Sea, with acres of lush private gardens and even a secluded beach, Villa Botanica.
With five-star food and drinks, meticulous professional wedding planning, luxurious wedding-night accommodation and one of the most beautiful places in the world – a Villa Botanica wedding is simply unforgettable.
When you choose Villa Botanica for your wedding, you are not only getting a magical place that is more like your own private paradise than a traditional wedding venue, but the benefits of years of wedding experience from our dedicated staff, and attention to detail that covers everything from free transfers for all your guests, to the hand-carved wedding pavilion, exquisite gardens and luxurious honeymoon suite.
Your expert wedding planner will guide you every step of the way. Our commitment is to ensure the lead up to your wedding day is an enjoyable and seamless process, so you can relax and fully enjoy yourself. Villa Botanica is a two-time winner at the prestigious Australian Bridal Industry Awards, voted Best Ceremony Venue and Best Reception Centre in Queensland.
- 5 acre estate, exclusively yours for your wedding
- Waterfront location with views over the sea
- Breathtaking views and landscaped tropical gardens
- Beautiful palm lined mosaic tiled walkway – the perfect backdrop to make your entrance!
- Exquisite hand carved timber wedding pavilion
- Expansive 30m long veranda with views overlooking the sea
- Marble ballroom to get the dancefloor going!
- The famous Sea Deck, overlooking the water it’s the perfect spot for sunset drinks
- Hundreds of photo locations for the most Instagram-worthy wedding photos!
- Professional wedding planning
- Complimentary transport to deliver your guests safely home
- Dedicated venue staff who take great pride in their work
- All-inclusive weddings available, so you don’t need to worry about a thing!
- Exclusive discounts at recommended Airlie Beach accommodation providers for your guests
Weddings from $10,000 to $50,000 depending on inclusions, number of guests and time of year.
Tharindu and I met in High School when we were 15. Four years later we were accepted into the same university to study medicine. We got engaged the year we moved to university, and five years later we finally tied the knot. We were married at Villa Botanica, Airlie Beach, June 25 2018We always wanted our […]
Not only does Janet have a remarkable marriage to Ralph of more than 30 years, they’ve turned a special place, that they built, into a booming business that celebrates love, has the most tranquil backdrop and is truly an idyllic oasis. To celebrate The Whitsundays Issue, what better way to begin than focus in on […]
At Marry Me Movies, we are honoured to film in any location, and Villa Botanica at Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays was a stunning paradise to capture Jerusa & Nicholas’ love story.As Jerusa explained in her speech, she posted a photo of Whitehaven Beach on Nicholas’ Facebook wall when they first started going out. Eight […]
Image by Brooke Miles PhotographyWhat better place to say ‘I do’ than in the Whitsundays! Situated on the same latitude as Rio de Janeiro and Tahiti, the region enjoys a tropical climate with an average of 274 sunny days per year. If you are looking for warm waters, sunny skies and a tropical paradise to […]
Image by TerralogicalDo I really need a wedding planner for my destination wedding? Wouldn’t it be more fun…and less expensive…to do all the planning myself? Everything I need to know is online. It is after all, the most important day of my life.Precisely… so why risk everything going pear shaped ? Before you head off into […]
How divine it would be to have a tropical paradise created for you – and then to share this so generously with the world. Villa Botanica is a beautiful home surrounded by magnificent gardens, rivalled only by the equally magnificent view of the Coral Sea – the colours shining like only these tropical jewels can. […]
Image via Cape Hillsborough ResortCaptain Cook may not have been known as much of a wordsmith, but he did a pretty good job naming that part of the Queensland coast the locals affectionately call the “Whitsunnydays”. If ever there was a place that offered a million and one vantage points to capture the perfect sunrise, […]
Recently I experienced the stunning Villa Botanica Whitsundays (read all about it here), so it’s no surprise that I was more than happy to learn of their overseas expansion into Bali. Janet Hogan, co-owner of Botanica Weddings, is enthusiastic about their latest venture:“Nowhere else on this planet is there a place where the beauty of nature and […]
Just a few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be part of a small group of bridal industry wordsmiths who were invited to experience the best of the Whitsundays. After stepping onto the tarmac and breathing in the balmy air, I knew we were in for a fun-filled few days.We were greeted by our […]