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Celebrity Weddings: Hotels Where the Stars Have Gotten Hitched

Posted: 07/06/2012 12:18 pm

June is infamously known as "wedding mayhem month." It seems like couples everywhere choose this month over any other to say their own "I dos." Stars do too. (Hello, Matthew McConaughey. And Alec Baldwin.) So if you happen to be planning a very last-minute affair (perhaps a la Drew Barrymore, the mom-to-be who wed just a few weeks ago), a destination fete, or are just curious where the stars get married, we have all the details. Some of the marriages may not have lasted through better or worse, but hey, at least every one of these weddings was beautiful. Check out the hotels where stars like Megan Fox, Jennifer Garner, and Kelsey Grammer all tied the knot!

By Jane Reynolds,

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  • The Four Seasons Hualalai -- Big Island, HI

    <strong>Famous Couples Who Have Wed Here: Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green</strong> The actress and her longtime boyfriend (remember him from "90210"?) finally <a href=",,20397854,00.html" target="_hplink">tied the knot</a> in 2010 after a rocky six years riddled by a two-year engagement, followed by a split, followed by a second proposal, followed by a lost engagement ring. But all's well that ends well, and the lovebirds wed in a small ceremony on the beach at the luxurious Four Seasons. <a href="" target="_hplink"><strong>See more photos of the Four Seasons Hualalai</strong></a>

  • The Bacara Resort & Spa -- Santa Barbara, CA

    <strong>Famous Couples Who Have Wed Here: Jennie Garth and Peter Facinelli, Shanna Moakler and Travis Barker</strong> Nine years before her "90210" co-star got hitched, <a href="" target="_hplink">Jennie Garth tied the knot</a> with (then-in-the-making) "Twilight" star Peter Facinelli. Though the couple <a href="" target="_hplink">announced their split</a> this March, happier times were had at the Bacara Resort where they wed in front of friends and family, including daughter Luca in 2001. In 2004, <a href="" target="_hplink">Travis Barker and Shanna Moakler</a> invited guests to Halloween-themed nuptials at the resort. Though they've been seen looking like a happy couple <a href="" target="_hplink">more recently</a>, the duo got <a href=",,1532646,00.html" target="_hplink">divorced in 2008</a>. So if you're superstitious, maybe you shouldn't plan your wedding at the resort because it doesn't have a great track record- but it is beautiful! It has a gorgeous spa, two respected golf courses, top-tier organic Spanish cuisine, and gorgeous coastal scenery that makes for a great backdrop for wedding photos. <a href="" target="_hplink"><strong>See more photos of the Bacara Resort & Spa</strong></a>

  • One & Only Palmilla Resort -- Los Cabos, Mexico

    <strong>Famous Couples Who Have Wed Here: Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt, Eli Manning and Abby MacGrew</strong> In 2008, two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning <a href="" target="_hplink">married his high school sweetheart</a> at the One & Only Palmilla, easily one of the most luxurious resorts not only in Cabo, but in Mexico. We bet he had some pre-wedding jitters but Manning reportedly kept his cool by hitting up the hotel's gym and pool just a couple of hours before the wedding. While the rehearsal dinner was held in the chapel, the ceremony and reception took place on the beach. And okay, maybe we included a few of our not-so-favorite (and nowadays, not-so-relevant) celebs in our research as well. That same year, Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt <a href=",,20242388,00.html" target="_hplink">eloped and wed</a> in the hotel's chapel. They later had a larger ceremony with camera crews present in Pasadena. <strong><a href="" target="_hplink">See more photos of the One & Only Palmilla Resort</a></strong>

  • The Plaza -- New York City

    <strong>Famous Couples Who Have Wed Here: Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas, Kelsey Grammer and Kayte Walsh</strong> Aww -- our favorite and least favorite May-December couples both got hitched at the same hotel! The adorable Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones <a href="" target="_hplink">wed at the hotel</a> in one of the most elaborate wedding ceremonies to date in 2000. The fete (reportedly costing a cool $1.5 million) included a 10-tier cake, 20,000 roses, and 350 guests -- Goldie Hawn, Jack Nicholson, and Meg Ryan were all in attendance. Just days after Grammer's divorce from the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star, Camille, was finalized, the funny-man married British flight attendant Kayte Walsh, 26 years his junior, and <a href="" target="_hplink">had his reception</a> at the iconic hotel. <strong><a href="" target="_hplink">See more photos of The Plaza</a></strong>

  • Parrot Cay and COMO Shambhala Retreat -- Turks and Caicos

    <strong>Famous Couples Who Have Wed Here: Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck</strong> The low-key couple, now the proud parents of three, <a href="" target="_hplink">wed on the beach</a> at Parrot Cay in 2005 when Garner was pregnant with their first child. Though the 1,000-acre all-inclusive resort on a private island is a celebrity hotspot, the duo wed in a quiet ceremony officiated by Garner's "Alias" co-star Victor Garber. With an incredible infinity-edge pool, world-renowned COMO Shambhala Spa, waterfront Balinese-style villas, and doting service, Parrot Cay is easily one of the most luxurious and romantic options in the Caribbean. <strong><a href="" target="_hplink">See more photos of Parrot Cay and COMO Shambhala Retreat</a></strong>


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