Absolutely Stunning Penha Longa Wedding

February 26, 2022 | riley

There’s just something timeless and magical about a wedding venue with a rich history. Imagine a 14th-century monastery with palazzo-style buildings and an ornate interior overlooking Portugal’s spectacular Sintra region. It’s no surprise that Marine and Benjamin chose this dreamy setting for their big day. Planner Hayden Events made their wedding dreams come true at this absolutely stunning Penha Longa wedding. 

Their wedding took place across three different incredible locations of Penha Longa Resort, starting with exchanging their vows in a traditional ceremony at the beautiful romanesque chapel. Florist Decorelle created a romantic scene with gorgeous pink and red florals and lots of ivory taper candles as their celebration continued at the luxurious Nobre Room. Following the dinner reception, the couple and their guests danced the night away at the charming open courtyard.

If you’re looking for historic architecture, beautiful gardens, and amazing views as the backdrop for your “I do’s,” then you need to see these gorgeous photos captured by Alex Tome and get ready to see some serious romantic destination wedding inspiration!

The Couple:

Marine and Benjamin

The Wedding:

Penha Longa Ritz Carlton, Sintra, Portugal


Their Penha Longa Wedding Was One For The Books

Finding the right venue for our big day was really important to us. We fell in love with Penha Longa—it was magnificent, and the chapel was so beautiful. We’re so proud of our wedding because everything was perfect and everyone we loved was there—it was everything we wanted it to be! 


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The Wedding Team:

Photography – Alex Tome
Event Planning – Hayden Events
Venue & Catering – Penha Longa Ritz Carlton
Floral Design – Decorelle
Cake – Edelweiss
DJ – Your Jukebox
Videography – Para Sempre Video
Invitation Design – Nin’s Papeterie
Makeup Artist – Yara Lacerda
Wedding Dress – Sylwia Kopczynska
Groom’s Apparel – Hugo Boss
Rings – Mauboussin


Congratulations to Marine and Benjamin on their absolutely stunning Penha Longa wedding. A special thank you to photographer Alex Tome for capturing and sharing this incredible day with us. 

Whether you let nature set the scene or you choose an iconic location for your backdrop, destination weddings can be magical and memorable. That’s why it’s essential to find the right photographer to capture and preserve all of that magic and emotion on your special day. The wedding is the main event, but it’s the pictures that will help you relive the memories of your big day for years to come.

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