Iceland

Serene Wedding Lakeview Retreat

Nature's Tranquil Embrace at Serene Lakeview Wedding or Honeymoon Retreat

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Overview

Embark on your dream wedding destination at the enchanting Vatnsbrún Lodge. Nestled along the shores of Lake Alftavatn in the picturesque Grimsnes region, just a short drive from Reykjavik, this elegant retreat promises a romantic setting. Immerse yourself in nature's tranquility with stunning mountain and lake views. The private black sand beach, complete with a fire pit, offers a perfect spot for intimate moments. Unwind in the outdoor jacuzzi amidst serene surroundings. Vatnsbrún Lodge, with its country charm, provides a delightful escape, creating an unforgettable blend of comfort and natural beauty for an enchanted elopement or a small wedding group.

Highlights

Charter a private Jet Iceland

Charter a private Jet Iceland

Experience a seamless and luxurious travel tailored to your needs. Enjoy personalized itineraries, flexible departure times, gourmet catering, and dedicated flight attendants, ensuring a stress-free and comfortable journey for you and all your guests.

Wedding Planner

Wedding Planner

Opulent Weddings brings a touch of luxury to your special day. With a keen eye for detail and an unmatched commitment to excellence, their professional team curates unforgettable weddings, infusing each moment with sophistication and grace. From exquisite venue selection to seamless event coordination, Opulent Weddings offers a bespoke experience tailored to your unique vision. Let their expertise transform your dream wedding into a breathtaking reality amidst the picturesque charm of your chosen location.

Transportation

Transportation

Facilitate additional transportation options for your guests throughout the week, ensuring convenient and seamless travel experiences during their stay. Whether it's arranging private car services, coordinating rental vehicles, or providing access to local transportation networks, offering diverse transportation solutions can enhance the overall convenience and comfort of your guests' visit.

Elevate Your Culinary Journey: Hiring a Private Chef Catering for Your Unforgettable Trip

Elevate Your Culinary Journey: Hiring a Private Chef Catering for Your Unforgettable Trip

Hiring a private chef catering or Michelin-star chef for your trip adds a touch of culinary excellence and luxury, ensuring a memorable and exclusive dining experience. With their exceptional expertise and creativity, chefs are adept at crafting exquisite, personalized menus that cater to your specific preferences and dietary requirements. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering, a special celebration, or simply seeking a gastronomic adventure, having a personal chef on board elevates your culinary journey to new heights, promising a fusion of artful presentation and unparalleled flavors, all within the comfort of your chosen setting.

Wellness Activities

Wellness Activities

Discover wellness in Iceland through a range of activities, including relaxing in geothermal hot springs like the famous Blue Lagoon, exploring scenic hiking trails, participating in yoga and meditation retreats, and indulging in the healthy local cuisine. Wellness retreats and spas offer relaxation services, often utilizing Iceland's natural resources. While planning, consider the transformative experience of witnessing the Northern Lights. Keep in mind that information about specific activities in Stoduvatn may be limited, so it's recommended to check with with our concierge team.

Elevate Your Travel Experience with Exclusive In-Home IV Infusion Services

Elevate Your Travel Experience with Exclusive In-Home IV Infusion Services

Experience the epitome of luxury travel with our in-home IV infusion services. This exclusive option allows you to receive intravenous treatments in the opulence of your accommodations, providing the utmost convenience, comfort, and personalized care. In-home IV infusions cater to various needs such as hydration, vitamin supplementation, chronic illness management, and post-surgery recovery. Delivered by qualified healthcare professionals, these infusions prioritize your well-being. As technology and healthcare practices progress, in-home IV infusions are set to flourish as a premium, patient-centric healthcare choice. Elevate your journey by engaging our esteemed global partners, ensuring a seamless and bespoke healthcare experience tailored to your unique preferences.

Private Hiking Tours

Private Hiking Tours

Experience the pristine beauty of Lake Álftavatn, Iceland, with private hiking tours tailored to your preferences. These exclusive excursions offer unspoiled landscapes, personalized itineraries, and expert guides providing insights into the region's natural wonders. Explore secluded trails, capture stunning photographs, and enjoy the flexibility to adjust the itinerary based on your interests. Private tours foster an intimate connection with nature, allowing for moments of reflection and appreciation. With customized amenities and exclusive enjoyment, a private hiking tour in the mountains of Lake Álftavatn promises a luxurious and unforgettable adventure.

Northern Lights Tours in Enchanting Iceland

Northern Lights Tours in Enchanting Iceland

Northern Lights tours in Iceland offer a mesmerizing experience, showcasing the celestial dance of the Aurora Borealis in the dark winter skies. Guided by knowledgeable experts, these tours take participants to prime viewing locations, away from light pollution. Various tour options, including bus, super jeep, and boat excursions, cater to different preferences. The winter season, from September to April, provides optimal conditions for witnessing the Northern Lights. Tour operators often consider weather conditions and provide thermal suits for comfort during the chilly nights. Photography opportunities, cultural insights, and the unforgettable beauty of the auroras make these tours a unique and enchanting adventure.

Helicopter Hire

Helicopter Hire

Private helicopter services in Iceland offer exclusive and luxurious aerial exploration of the country's diverse landscapes, including glaciers, volcanoes, and remote areas. Highlights include glacier landings, volcanic adventures, and access to otherwise inaccessible destinations. Tailored itineraries cater to personalized preferences, and helicopters are often used for special occasions, photography, filming, and even Northern Lights flights during winter. These services prioritize comfort, exclusivity, and efficient travel, providing a unique and unforgettable way to experience the natural wonders of Iceland from the sky.

Iceland's Unique Courses Amidst Nature's Grandeur

Iceland's Unique Courses Amidst Nature's Grandeur

Golfing in Iceland offers a distinctive experience, featuring stunning courses set against volcanic landscapes, fjords, and coastal panoramas. Unique geothermal features, the opportunity for midnight sun golfing, and varied terrains make each round memorable. The golfing season runs from late spring to early autumn, with some courses providing the extraordinary experience of playing under the Northern Lights in winter. Courses near thermal pools offer relaxation after a round. Golf in Iceland also fosters community engagement, cultural experiences, and a commitment to sustainability. Accessible and equipped for rentals, Icelandic golf combines the love of the game with the enchanting beauty of its natural surroundings.

Discovering Iceland's Coastal Marvels with Sea Tours

Discovering Iceland's Coastal Marvels with Sea Tours

Explore the captivating coastal beauty of Iceland with sea tours that offer whale watching, puffin colonies, and glacier lagoon excursions. The country's rich waters provide encounters with various marine life, while coastal explorations reveal sea caves and archipelagos. Specialized cruises allow for experiencing the midnight sun or Northern Lights. Small group or private tours enhance the intimate exploration of Iceland's coastal treasures, with opportunities for birdwatching and photography. Many operators prioritize sustainable tourism practices, ensuring a responsible and respectful interaction with the marine ecosystems and wildlife. A sea tour in Iceland is a dynamic and immersive journey into the natural wonders of its coastal landscapes.

Skiing and Ice Skating

Skiing and Ice Skating

Experience the thrill of winter in Iceland through skiing and ice skating. Skiing enthusiasts can explore diverse terrains in resorts like Bláfjöll, while cross-country skiing offers a serene option. Nighttime skiing under the Northern Lights adds a magical touch. For ice skating, natural rinks form on frozen lakes, and Reykjavik hosts artificial rinks, creating family-friendly fun. Winter festivals feature skating, adding a festive atmosphere. Both activities provide a unique blend of adventure and connection with Iceland's winter landscapes, making for unforgettable experiences in this picturesque setting.

Horse Riding

Horse Riding

Explore the enchanting landscapes of Iceland on horseback with horse riding tours featuring Icelandic horses. Known for their unique characteristics and gentle disposition, these horses provide a comfortable and cultural connection for riders. Trails traverse diverse terrains, offering scenic views of lava fields, meadows, and coastal paths. Whether in summer or winter, horse riding is a year-round activity, with multi-day treks available for a more immersive experience. Professional guides ensure safety and provide insights into the local environment. Suitable for all skill levels, including families, horse riding in Iceland combines adventure, cultural exploration, and a sustainable approach to tourism.

Waterfalls and Wonders on Guided Tours in Iceland

Waterfalls and Wonders on Guided Tours in Iceland

The enchanting landscapes of Iceland's South Shore through guided tours, discovering iconic landmarks and breathtaking waterfalls. Seljalandsfoss offers a unique experience with a walking path behind the waterfall, while Skógafoss impresses with its powerful cascade. The region is a treasure trove of waterfalls, complemented by attractions like the black sand beach of Reynisfjara and the panoramic views from Dyrhólaey Peninsula. South Shore tours showcase glacial rivers, volcanic plains, and provide cultural insights, enhancing the journey's depth. Photography opportunities abound, capturing the raw beauty of crashing waves, misty waterfalls, and diverse geological features. For winter visitors, the possibility of Northern Lights exploration adds a celestial touch to this immersive Icelandic adventure.

Elevate Your Well-Being for the Big Day

Elevate Your Well-Being for the Big Day

A holistic wellness journey in preparation for your destination wedding day with our exclusive travel package, which includes a dedicated wellness coach. Our program ensures you radiate health and vitality as you approach your special day. The wellness coach, experienced in destination wedding readiness, guides you through personalized plans covering nutrition, fitness, stress management, and more. Elevate your well-being and bridal glow with this unique and comprehensive experience tailored to make your destination wedding day truly extraordinary.

Hosts

Opulent Lifestyle Club

Opulent Lifestyle Club

Welcome to Opulent Lifestyle Club, where luxury meets convenience. Elevate your experiences with our exclusive membership, offering white-glove services and curated benefits. From bespoke travel accommodations managed by our concierge team to seamless event planning by our experts, we ensure you enjoy the opulent life effortlessly. Join us in crafting unforgettable moments and making every occasion extraordinary. 

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Opulent Weddings and Events

Opulent Weddings and Events

Opulent Weddings transforms dreams into reality, offering a world-class wedding planning experience. Our expert team orchestrates every detail, ensuring your special day is nothing short of perfection. From venue selection to personalized touches, we bring opulence and precision to create a wedding day that reflects your unique love story. 

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Schedule

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DAY 1

Book trip in 12-months +

Make sure to book your trip as far in advance as possible.  Allow for 9 months or more for the best outcome of your special day. 

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DAY 2

The Planning Begins!

Our team will follow up for further details.  We will set up an introduction with our sister company, Opulent Weddings, for your plans, logistics, and details with you and your guests. 


Over the next 9-12 months, your wedding will be planned. 

Included

Wedding Planner and Team

Wedding Logistics

Budget Management

Vendor/Venue Selecting and Contract Negotiations

Vendor Management

Extended Group Hotel Block of Rooms

Free Travel Itinerary App

Innovative Design Concepts

Not Included

Event Rentals

Wedding Team Travel and Accommodations

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DAY 3

Wellness Journey: Preparing for Your Wedding Day

Unlock your potential! Achieve your goals with the support of David Guzzone, a health & wellness coach armed with a comprehensive habits of health system. Benefit from personalized coaching and a structured meal plan for healthy weight management, improved sleep, and increased energy. No exercise or pills required – just simple, clean nutrition. David will inspire and motivate you on this journey, connecting you with a supportive community. Take the first step toward lifelong transformation. 

Included

Wellness Coach

Nutrition Diet Plan

Resources

Supportive Community

App

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DAY 4

Travel/Arrival

You and your guests are arriving days in advance.  This package is a minimum 8-day trip; depending on your wedding day, you can run through a few last-minute details, relax & pamper yourself, and enjoy your guests' days before your big day! 

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DAY 5

Prep Time

2-3 Days before your wedding day will be prep time to set up for your special day and connect with the vendors.


Have a fun time doing excursions or activities with some of your guests.


All accommodations are checked for your family and guests (including transportation).  Warm welcome cocktails & packets as they arrive.


You and every guest will receive a personalized itinerary during your stay. This will provide all details of each guest's activities/excursions they signed up for prior, hotel details, contact information for the planner and team, any planned group activities, weather, and helpful tips or information about the area.

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DAY 6

The Day Before

Rehearsal, rehearsal dinner, and plenty of FUN! 

Included

Rehearsal Dinner Planning

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DAY 7

Wedding Day Ceremony and Reception!

This is YOUR DAY! 

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DAY 8

Honeymoon/Vacation

Extend your stay see and do everything you've hoped to experience or just relax and enjoy your honeymoon! 


Guests may want to turn this into a vacation as well. Plan for an extended stay in advance. 

Included

Honeymoon Planning Services

Vacation Planning Services

Not Included

Honeymoon Package

Guests Vacation Package

What's Included

What's Included

Wedding Planning Services

Honeymoon Planning Services

Bridal Couple Airport Transporations

Manage Group Activities/Excursions

Rehearsal Dinner Plans and All Other Pre & Post Wedding Events

Free Customized Travel Itinerary App

Manage Extended Guests Hotel Group Block of Rooms

Travel Concierge Services

Private Estate: Lake View

Private Estate: Hot Tub

Private Estate: 4 Bdrms 3 Bthrms for 8 to 11 Guests

Private Estates: Property Host

Private Estate: Daily Breakfast

Private Estate: Daily Light Housekeeping

Private Estate: Afternoon Refreshments & Dinner Services

Private Estate: Indoor Fireplace

Private Estate: Fully Equipped Kitchen

Private Estate: Towels and Linens

Private Estate: Pool Table

Private Estate: Washing Machine & Tumble Dryer

Private Estate: Hairdryer

Private Estate: flat Screen TV

Private Estate: Terrace or Deck

Private Estate: Outdoor Furniture

Private Estate: Outdoor Campfire Area

Private Estate: Outdoor Dining Area

Event Rentals

Planner and Team Travel & Accommodations

Activities/Excursion Costs

Charter and Commercial Flight Tickets

Honeymoon Package and Accommodations

Private Estate: Optional - Additional Cleaning

Private Estate: Optional - Stocked Fridge

Accommodation

Elope Wedding Package

Elope Wedding Package

Elope into Kyoto's Silent Symphony of Love. Wedding planner included. Accommodating bridal couple, minimum of 3-night required. Customized Itinerary app.

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10 ppl - Wedding Package

10 ppl - Wedding Package

Wedding planner included. Accommodating bridal couple and 8 guests, minimum of 4-night required. Customized Itinerary app.

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50+ ppl - Wedding Package

50+ ppl - Wedding Package

Wedding planner included. Accommodating bridal couple and 48 guests, minimum of 5-night required. Customized Itinerary app.

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Lakeside Elegance

Where Tranquility Meets Elegance

Vatnsbrún Lodge, the perfect setting for your wedding week or weekend, is situated on the picturesque shores of Lake Álftavatn, offering stunning mountain and lake views. This elegant and cozy retreat is conveniently located in the prime Grímsnes region, just under an hour's drive from Reykjavik.

With 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, this lodge provides an intimate and enchanting space for your special occasion, accommodating up to 8 people. Revel in the tranquility of nature while enjoying exclusive amenities such as a private black sand beach with a fire pit and an outdoor jacuzzi. The country charm of Vatnsbrún Lodge sets the stage for a truly memorable wedding experience in Iceland.

Lakeside Elegance

You'll Be Staying Here

Vatnsbrún Lodge

Vatnsbrún Lodge

Vatnsbrún Lodge, the perfect setting for your wedding week or weekend, is situated on the picturesque shores of Lake Álftavatn, offering stunning mountain and lake views. This elegant and cozy retreat is conveniently located in the prime Grímsnes region, just under an hour's drive from Reykjavik.


With the capacity to accommodate up to 8 people, this lodge provides an intimate and enchanting space for your special occasion. Revel in the tranquility of nature while enjoying exclusive amenities such as a private black sand beach with a fire pit and an outdoor jacuzzi. The country charm of Vatnsbrún Lodge sets the stage for a truly memorable wedding experience in Iceland.

Alftavik Iceland Luxury Lodges

Alftavik Iceland Luxury Lodges

Step into a realm of opulence and indulgence as you enter our collection of lodges, featuring the prestigious Vatnsbrun Lodge. Experience unparalleled luxury in the serene Icelandic environment, surrounded by breathtaking views. Here, nature becomes your personal haven. Treat yourself to the finest accommodation while traveling, ensuring an exceptional stay. Welcome to a world where tranquility and luxury converge seamlessly.


FAQs

This is a wedding package; we strongly encourage no less than nine to twelve months in advance; more is best. 


We suggest getting started as soon as you have a date in mind — we can help sort out the details.  You'll want to ensure availability for all your guests with the selected resort (if necessary). 

You will be provided with the following;

  • Wedding Planning Services
    • Wedding Logistics
    • Decor and Design services
    • Coordinating Rehearsal & Dinner
    • Managing Housing List
    • Coordinating group activities/excursions
    • Coordinating airport ground transportation
    • Guests Departures/Arrivals
    • Assist with managing the event budget
  • Private Estate Management for Bridal Couple and Immediate Guests
  • Reception Catering
  • Airport Transportation for Guest (round trip)
  • Airport Transportation for Bridal Couple (round trip)


Airport transportation will include a combination of the following (depending on your group size);

  • Motorcoach bus
  • Minibus/Sprinter
  • SUVs

Catering cost ranges depending on venue and destination. *your planner will go over this with you.


We customize the trip for YOU from start to finish. Opulent Lifestyle will assist you with arranging any additional activities or services to make your experience memorable, relaxing, and enjoyable.


*Minimum night requirements apply for this package.


**Any extended stays (honeymoon or vacation) outside your package must be coordinated separately.


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Once your trip is booked, you will receive an email from your planner to set up a consultation call with you. The planner will coordinate with local Resort/Hotel for all the details around your wedding. 

The highlights showcase various features available to you, either included or for an additional cost. Please note that not all items are automatically included in your package. We recommend reviewing the "What's Included" and "What's Not Included" sections for detailed information. These sections outline everything included in your package, from wedding planning and travel services to the specific inclusions within any private estates leased by us. 


Our team of experts will assist you throughout the entire planning process. We possess comprehensive knowledge of all our partners, including the private estates, understanding both what they can offer and any restrictions in place. 

You and your guest will be allowed to check-in for activities for this trip from the time of purchase up to 2 months before departure.  The check-in phase will ask a series of essential questions to everyone, along with allowing each person to select any of the activities/excursions for independent interest or small groups. 


We suggest coordinating with your planner for any group activities you wish to host; they will manage your logistics. 

By everyone selecting in advance what activities or excursions interest them, a list will be generated and provided to all the sources for proper booking. Your planner will oversee this for your group but is only responsible for coordinating the whole group's activities.


Each guest will be instructed to download our free app to view their itinerary and receive updates at all times about;

  • Overview of your wedding details
  • Hotel Information
  • Transportation
  • Their activities/excursions
  • Group activities
  • Planner contact info/communication
  • Map/Directions
  • Includes both offline and online navigation

We can help arrange charter flights for private jets, or if you prefer, your planner can assist with coordinating commercial flights for your convenience. It's important to note that the flights are not included in the pricing; however, the services to assist you with the arrangements are included. 

In a post-pandemic world, travel has changed. We highly recommend travel and wedding insurance. After your initial deposit has been created, we will provide you with recommendations on coverage options. 

Opulent Lifestyle reserves the right to substitute similar services, accommodations, or amenities in the rare event that they become unavailable. This may occur due to circumstances beyond our control or if there was an error in the price, service, or amenity shown or quoted. Rest assured, we will make every effort to provide alternatives of comparable quality to ensure your experience remains exceptional. If you have any concerns or specific inquiries about substitutions, our dedicated team is here to assist you. 

Serene Wedding Lakeview Retreat

Iceland