Choosing the perfect venue for your wedding is a pivotal decision, setting the stage for a day that will be cherished forever. The Fig Tree Restaurant, nestled in the idyllic coastal town of Byron Bay, offers many compelling reasons to consider it as your dream wedding location.
With its awe-inspiring ocean views, romantic charm, gourmet dining, and exceptional service, this venue guarantees an unforgettable wedding experience. In this list, we’ll delve into 10 reasons why you should seriously consider Fig Tree Restaurant as the perfect setting for your special day!
1. Byron Bay: The Ideal Wedding Destination
Journeying to Byron Bay has never been simpler! With multiple daily flights arriving at three nearby airports, a myriad of car rental options, reliable shuttle services, and a breathtaking coastline to traverse, reaching this scenic destination is so easy to navigate — no matter where in the world your guests are coming from.
Situated just moments from the heart of Byron Bay, the Fig Tree grants easy access to the town’s vibrant culture, accommodation, pristine beaches and entertainment, making it an ideal choice for both local and destination weddings.
2. The Fig Tree’s Breathtaking Setting & Views!
Nestled atop a hill, the Fig Tree boasts some of the region’s most breathtaking ocean and hinterland views. Meticulously designed to make the most of this stunning backdrop, the property offers a seamless experience throughout your wedding day. Whether it’s your ceremony, cocktail hour, or reception, each space provides a picturesque vista of rolling hills, Julian Rocks, and the iconic Byron Bay Lighthouse.
Be transported as you wander through the lush European-inspired gardens and grounds. Traverse from the serene olive grove to the vibrant citrus orchard, and linger beneath the enchanting canopy of grapevines surrounding the pool. Fragrant jasmine arches gracefully frame the property, while a majestic 150-year-old Moreton Bay Fig Tree commands attention, overlooking the breathtaking vista of the Cape of Byron Bay. The grounds are seriously captivating, it’s a place you will never want to leave!
3. Intimate Spaces for a Relaxed & Romantic Atmosphere
What better way to start the day than with your ceremony at one of the most iconic ceremony locations in Australia, sheltered underneath the majestic 150-year-old fig tree! Framing sweeping hinterland to ocean views all the way out to the Byron Bay Lighthouse, the location creates a truly captivating backdrop for your celebration.
You could also consider the new lower olive grove area as another enticing option for your ceremony. Tucked away amid exquisitely sculpted towering hedges, this serene space sets the stage for intimate ceremonies, offering a unique and breathtakingly beautiful backdrop unlike any other.
Resort-Style Cocktail Hour
After your ceremony, dive into pure luxury with cocktails and mouth-watering canapés in the resort-style poolside cocktail area. Thoughtfully designed with a generous included cocktail furniture package, the space is truly a taste of paradise under the sun that we absolutely adore.
An Elegant Reception
Your reception unfolds within the newly constructed reception space that’s been curated to impress. Picture floor-to-ceiling windows framing uninterrupted views, an elegant design highlighted by a magnificent marble pillar bar, and oversized bronzed backlit mirrors. Complete with essential included furniture, this versatile space invites endless styling possibilities, ensuring it can be transformed effortlessly to match the perfect look and vibe for your special day!
4. Exceptional Food, Service & BYO Alcohol
The Fig Tree prides itself on amazing food and exceptional service. The team of chefs take great care in creating innovative, cleverly designed menus, showcasing ingredients from their own vegetable gardens and orchards, and the very best in locally sourced produce to delight and amaze your guests.
The Fig Tree team treat every event as if it were their very own; the team of world-class chefs, waitstaff and mixologists are there to make each guest feel special and considered from the moment they arrive. The professional and attentive staff don’t just cater – they create an unforgettable wedding experience that you and your guests will cherish forever.
One of the wonderful things about getting married at Fig Tree is BYO drinks! This not only saves you thousands but also means you have complete choice in all your drink selections! We will provide you with our Drinks Guide to make it easy to work out your quantities based on your guest number. We then link you with our local suppliers who will deliver your drinks straight to the venue! The Fig Tree staff will then take care of serving all your drinks and making your selected cocktails on the day.
Enjoy a complimentary tasting experience
Sample the Fig Tree’s incredible food and service before your wedding day by indulging in a complimentary wedding tasting experience, featuring poolside cocktails, live music, delectable canapés, and a multi-course culinary journey. It’s also the ideal chance to connect with your other suppliers while in Byron, making it the perfect wedding planning weekend away!
5. The Party – Fig Tree Exudes a Fun, Vibrant Vibe
Fig Tree boasts a fun, vibrant, lively vibe. The atmosphere of your nearest and dearest mixed with the enthusiasm and dedication of our staff really amplifies the joyous spirit of the occasion. Thoughtful design of the reception space means the dancefloor becomes a focal point of the evening after dinner, inviting guests to kick up their heels and immerse themselves in a memorable night of dancing together to your favourtie songs.
6. Seamless Wedding Experience: Stress-free Planning – Venue Selection to Coordination
At Fig Tree, every wedding comes with a wedding planner, your dedicated personal guide in bringing your dreams to life and alleviating the stress of wedding preparations. Offering expert advice, creative ideas, and a wealth of industry connections, your Byron Bay Weddings planner will leave no stone unturned. With their support, you’ll smoothly navigate planning complexities, help you adhere to budgets, and embark on a joyous, organised journey towards your dream wedding, creating a memorable experience every step of the way.
On your wedding day, the Fig Tree wedding coordinator takes charge of every detail, from welcoming and guiding guests to orchestrating the ceremony’s lineup and music. They oversee decor, styling, floral arrangements, and collaborate with musicians and the MC to ensure seamless timing for entrances, speeches, cake cutting, and the first dance. Should any issue arise, they adeptly steer the day, swiftly resolving problems, ensuring you continue to bask in your perfect day.
7. LUXURIOUS ON-SITE BRIDAL ACCOMMODATION
Located on the restaurant grounds are two unique and luxurious homes; Sunrise House and The Dairy. These bespoke accommodation options have been designed to create a feeling of luxury and sophistication while also paying homage to the natural history and charm of the overall grounds. Complete with private gardens, polished interiors, and glistening views of Byron Bay, each one is its very own retreat with everything you need and conveniently located only minutes from the Byron town centre. Couples have the privilege of staying in the accommodation both the night before and the night of their wedding. This ensures a refreshing beginning to the wedding day, complemented by a delicious breakfast delivered and served by the Fig Tree. This allows you to seamlessly ease and feel relaxed before the exciting festivities that await.
8. Personalised Experiences – Fig Tree’s Exclusive Packages
The Fig Tree understands that every couple envisions their wedding day in a unique and special way. Their wedding packages are designed to cater to your specific desires and create unforgettable moments. From intimate weddings that capture the essence of romance to vibrant three-day celebrations that allow you to immerse yourselves in the joy of your love story, their packages are thoughtfully curated to meet your needs.
9. Top-tier Suppliers: Familiarity & Expertise
With a decade of hosting stunning celebrations, Byron Bay Weddings and Fig Tree have fostered enduring relationships with highly sought-after suppliers. Their intimate knowledge of the venue and the staff ensures a seamless orchestration, bringing your day together flawlessly. Check out Our Collective to see all the amazing suppliers we recommend!
10. Unforgettable Lasting Memories
The Fig Tree consistently garners glowing 5-star reviews, a testament to how couples hold this venue in high regard. Their experiences speak volumes, praising not just the stunning setting but also the impeccable service and attention to detail. It’s evident in the heartfelt testimonials that the Fig Tree creates an unforgettable experience that exceeds expectations, making dreams a reality for every couple who walks through its doors. With 40 years experience creating memorable events, you can be assured that your day will be nothing short of extraordinary.
Ultimately, when choosing the Fig Tree Restaurant for your wedding, you’re not just selecting a venue; you’re creating an unforgettable experience in a picturesque and romantic setting for you and your guests, ensuring your wedding day is truly special.
Get in touch with our team to find out more about this magical venue.
Venue – Fig Tree Restaurant
Photoshoot Photographer – Nina Claire Photography
Florals – Wilderness Flowers
Styling – The Wedding Shed
Stationery & Signage – The Seasalter
Cake – Eclair at the Bay
Video Feature – Yellowbull Weddings
Social Content Creator – Socially Wed
Hair & Makeup – Alex Ousten & Lauren Andrell Makeup
Bridal Fashion – Karen Willis Holmes Bridal
Cocktail Dress – Rachel Gilbert
Lighting – Byron Audio
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