Are you thinking about eloping? Are you asking yourselves should we Elope? Is an Elopement Wedding right for us?

There are lots of different reasons that couples like you choose to have an elopement instead of a traditional wedding.

Every couple is made of individuals who have their own special reasons.  You might recognise yourselves in the following scenarios.

I hope they’ll help to make your own thoughts clearer and decision making easier.

I don’t enjoy large gatherings

I don’t like being the centre of attention.  The thought of a whole day where the focus is on me and my partner is just too intimidating. 

I’m an introvert who much prefers to spend time on my own, with my partner, or just a few close friends.  I just don’t enjoy large gatherings.

bride and groom on a pebble beach

My partner and I have very different families


Our families are very different in size.  I have a very large extended family, but my partner is an only child and has no cousins. 

We’re beginning to realise our Wedding Day would be very unbalanced. 

My partner and his parents could feel overwhelmed and outnumbered by my large family.  We just don’t know what to do.

Is all this work on a large wedding right for us?

We’re just realising how much work it is to arrange a wedding

The thought of arranging a large wedding just stresses me out.  There are so many decisions to make and we feel under a lot of pressure to get it just right. 

We’re beginning to realise that we’re just not ‘into it’.

We really do feel like running away together to get away from it all.


bride and groom running away
Elopement Wedding Ceremony Bride and Groom

We’re not really into the ‘traditional’ wedding vibe


We’ve never been a couple to just  follow the crowd. We like to do things our own way and inject our own personality into everything we do. 

We follow our own path and want our Wedding Day to be all about us. 

A traditional wedding is just feeling wrong and and totally out of character for us.


We love to enjoy new experiences and to explore new places and ideas.  

Life’s a big adventure and we love to embrace that.  We love to travel and to be outdoors and we love finding new places to explore and enjoy.

Beach Elopement Wedding - Jonathon Borba

An eco-friendly ceremony is right for us


It’s very important for us that our Wedding is eco-conscious.  We really want to keep our carbon footprint as low as possible.

Traditional Weddings can be so expensive


Large traditional weddings can be very expensive and we don’t want to spend a lot of money on a big party for other people.

We’d really rather spend our money on a deposit on our new home or on a great extended honeymoon.

We want to savour every moment


We’d really love our wedding to be an intimate affair spent with each other.  Where we have the time to savour every moment of it and not have to worry about chatting with lots of wedding guests.

Couple just married

So is an Elopement right for us?

If any of this resonates with you, then maybe an elopement wedding is the way to go.  If you’re not sure where to start get in touch for an informal chat.  I love to create unique and personalised wedding ceremonies in any outdoor location.  I’d love to hear from you.


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