Wine country vibe? Check. Breathtaking scenery? Check. Luxe setting, great food and indulgent services? Check, check, check. The Hunter Valley’s famed Château Élan is the perfect destination wedding venue that ticks ALL the boxes.
A breezy two-hour drive from Sydney means it is perfectly accessible for your guests, who are going to be amazed by the fabulous Hunter Valley landscape showcasing your big day. No matter if it’s a micro-wedding or a nuptial for hundreds of people, Château Élan’s incredible wedding team works closely with brides, grooms and organisers to ensure it is a day to remember. Chefs are at your disposal to discuss any culinary requirements, the on-site salon and spa therapists are there to assist with all hair and make-up needs, and the wedding coordinators make it all a flawless process.
Be it floral arrangements, a wedding rehearsal, beverage packages or theming, all the details are considered, and each venue is unique. Ceremonies can be held in the Carriage House, on the Movie Lawn or at the Fairway Rotunda, while receptions can take place in the Barrington Room, The Founders Room or under lovely marquees outside.
Shaded by magnificent gum trees with the golf course beyond, the Carriage House is an exquisite sandstone building that offers a unique atmosphere, while the Movie Lawn, overlooking The Vintage green, is a picturesque location for a ceremony. The elegant Fairway Rotunda is a vision in white against the fairways and foliage.
Sitting beside the Clubhouse at the top of the golf course, The Barrington Room is a modern and elegant interior enjoying views over the manicured 18th green. With a contemporary, well-designed decor, the Founders Room is a larger room with a dance floor that offers views of The Vintage. Whether you have 100 or 500 guests on your special day, a marquee can be the perfect setting for your outdoor reception.
The award-winning Château Élan, one Australia’s finest resorts, not only offers six amazing wedding venues, but also luxury accommodation, a full-service spa and a premium golf club, all in the heart of a world-famous food and wine region.
There is a range of sophisticated accommodation at the resort, including spacious suites with spa baths, and also wonderful villas with modern facilities. All rooms have balconies or terraces overlooking The Vintage fairways and views of the Hunter Valley.
If you want to indulge in luxury and relax with your newlywed or enjoy a last-minute hens/bucks party with your friends, Château Élan’s exquisite Spa holds 17 beautifully appointed treatment rooms that offer the latest massage and beauty procedures. With two outdoor Jacuzzis and a lounge to sit back, relax and take in the vista of the local mountains, it is the perfect destination to sip on a glass of champagne or indulge in some local cheeses.
A great place to bring family and friends closer together before a wedding, The Vintage is a golf club that caters for everyone yet does so without losing its true identity; being one of the country’s premier golf resorts, featuring an 18-hole course. Designed by Greg Norman, it has been ranked among the best in Australia.
At The Legends Bar and Grill, fine cuisine is served à la carte throughout the day and your guests can surround themselves with breathtaking views over a bottle of wine. The Wine Lounge offers an extensive, gourmet wine list, sourced from the leading vineyards of the Hunter region. Take your destination wedding to a 5-star experience with the best The Hunter Valley has to offer at Château Élan.