You don’t need to be trekking mountain sides or catching beach sunsets to have an unforgettable wedding. Just like finding the perfect partner, the perfect venue can be found in the places where you least expect them. Case in point: the hidden gem locations around Marikina City.
These spots around our country’s shoe capital may be modest and simple, but they provide you everything you need for your big day, no matter how big or small your ceremony is. An out-of-town escapade won’t be necessary to make your union one for the books, since this riverside city in the metro might just be the place you’re looking for.
Here are 8 intimate wedding venues in Marikina City that are perfect for your special day:
1. The Grand Cobo
Having a small wedding shouldn’t stop you from tying the knot luxuriously. The Grand Cobo’s lavish 3,800-square meter function hall can be parted into two smaller venues that accommodate a maximum of 250 guests each.
The building also has a spacious veranda overlooking the city of Marikina which can be a heavenly backdrop for couple photoshoots. Their wedding package for 50-70 attendees starts at P160,000, and comes with catering, cake, lights, sounds, and a choice between a professional host or an unlimited photo booth.
Location: 3 Mt. Kennedy St., Mountainview Village, San Roque 1801 Marikina City
2. Cobo Pavillion
An extension of The Grand Cobo, the Cobo Pavillion is a relaxing outdoor setting that offers a ballroom and patio that can accommodate a maximum of 200 guests. The red tiles and cozy gazebo make the pavilion a perfect place for celebrating a dreamy garden wedding with your close friends and family.
A set-up of string lights and candles can make it an ideal space for an evening boho wedding too! Full venue rentals start at P50,000, which can accommodate 50 persons. An overnight stay available for 15 attendees also comes with this package. Other useful and enjoyable amenities include a private pool and a fully-furnished guest house.
For bookings and more information, you may visit their Facebook page.
Location: #12 Mt. Wilson St. Mountainview Village, New Marikina Subd., San Roque, Marikina City
3. Villa Infant Jesus Pavillion - Events Place
Villa Infant Jesus Pavillion’s bright and tasteful ambience would definitely make your walk down the aisle an unforgettable moment for you and your guests. Aside from that, their partnership with premier catering service Kusina ni Kambal will make the post-ceremony meal memorable for everyone too.
Overall, they offer three wedding packages which start at P105,000 and include the coordinators, a cake, floral and banquet arrangements, lights, sounds, documentation, and catering for 50 attendees.
For bookings and more information, you may contact 0927 354 2212 or visit their official Facebook page.
Location: 40 D. Macapagal St., Vista Valley Executive Village 1800 Marikina City
4. Water Nymph Resort
Get ready to enter a fairytale when you walk through the grand wooden doors of Water Nymph Resort’s ballroom and terrace. For more tranquil outdoor nuptials, their poolside pavilion is also open for bookings. As a Department of Tourism-approved resort, they follow health protocols which take precautions prior and after each affair, ensuring that their events are clean and safe for everyone.
Intimate wedding packages are available for 20-50 guests and are inclusive of a VIP lounge, lights, sounds, and parking spaces. Indoor venues are priced at P30,000 and P36,000, while the outdoor pavilion is priced at P25,000.
Location: Pio del Pilar St., Concepcion Dos 1811 Marikina City
5. The Garden Mirror Events Place
The Garden Mirror Events Place’s modern interiors are bound to be an elegant venue for exchanging heartfelt wedding vows. Be in awe throughout your ceremony under their meticulously-styled high ceilings, while surrounded by their grass-strewn feature walls.
Their three wedding packages have a 100 person capacity and start at P120,000. Services include documentation, catering, floral and table arrangements, lights, sounds, and more.
For bookings and more information, their official Facebook page.
Location: 76 Gil Fernando St Brgy San Roque 1800 Marikina City
6. La Veranda Marikina
A beautiful wedding deserves to be celebrated with the people closest to your heart, and La Veranda might just be the place to do that.
The simple at-home vibe of their venue provides an intimate ambience suitable for bonding together on your special day. Rentals for their airconditioned hall starts at only P25,000.
For more information, check out their official Facebook page
Location: 181 Gen. Ordoñez St. Marikina Heights 1810 Marikina City, Philippines
7. Windsor Gardens “The Events Place”
Dreaming of a fantastical ceremony? Windsor Gardens is proof that you don’t need a castle to turn that into reality. A dreamy chandelier hangs above their banquet hall which can be styled as a romantic two-in-one venue for both your ceremony and reception. The lights wrapped around the aisle’s columns also make a picturesque scene for your processional.
Partnered with Eloquente Catering Service, their packages include venue styling and food service at P600/head for 100 persons, P800/head for 50 persons, and P1200/head for 30 persons.
For bookings and more information, contact 09052971046 or visit their official Facebook Page.
Location: St. Mary’s Avenue, Provident Village, Marikina City, Philippines
8. Sedretos Royale
There’s nothing more romantic than exchanging vows while surrounded by those who are special to you. If you’re planning to get hitched in a minimalistic hall or a poolside, Sedretos Royale might just be the place you’re looking for.
The area’s simplicity makes for a passionate ceremony and get-together that everyone can enjoy. Their Diamond Wedding Package is priced at P85,000 and is inclusive of venue use and styling, lights, sounds, and full dining for 50 guests.
For bookings and more information, contact 09176762075 or visit their official Facebook page.
Location: #7 B. Santos St., Manotoc subd., Sto. Niño, 1800 Marikina City, Philippines