If you’re in wedding-planning mode, then you may be feeling a bit stressed. There’s actually a lot of validation for your state of mind. According to Zola, the online wedding registry, finding a venue to hold your nuptials is one of the most anxiety-inducing parts of the wedding planning process. Not only does the venue set the tone for the day your union is officiated, but your memory of the chapel, reception hall, and even the bridal suite, will reside in your wedding-day memories for the rest of your life. That’s why you want to find a special, picture-perfect venue — like Villa Antonia, located inTexas Hill Country. After that, everything else will fall into place.
For multiple years running, Villa Antonia was named “the Knot Best of Weddings” and was also included in “the Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame.” Additional noted accolades are consecutive “Couple’s Choice Award” winners for Wedding Wire, Associated Wedding Planners of Austin Vendor Pick, many outstanding google reviews, and lots of publications that professionals have submitted for local and national wedding magazines, websites and social media sites.
Located about 35 minutes from downtown Austin, the elegant, old-world style estate stands on acres of rolling brushy hills. But these are not the only reasons you will want to wed your best friend at this sprawling, Mediterranean-inspired venue. Here are the top five reasons why Villa Antonia is the best place to celebrate your special day.
Beautiful Venue and Breathtaking Views
Villa Antonia is located a short drive from Austin, but sweeping views of the surrounding green, lush hills will make you feel like you’re in a faraway place and time. The Texas Hill Country with views of Lake Travis make our venue the perfect space to highlight our beautiful area.
The Mediterranean-style villa and courtyard was designed using natural stone and trimmed with handcrafted iron rails and accents. Outdoor courtyard weddings at Villa Antonia are accented by a butterfly garden, trickling fountain and waterfall, tasteful art and stately statues, phenomenal lake views, and multiple bell towers.
Day of Coordinator Included In Venue Rental
Villa Antonia has an on-site team that newlyweds have said saved the day on more than a few occasions. “Our inhouse coordination is by far the best gift we can give our couples to make sure they are well cared for on their day and that everything runs smoothly,” says Villa Antonia staff. “Our coordinator helps with couples’ desired layout, timeline, run of show, rehearsal and overall logistics.”
On Site Chapel and Parking Attendants
Villa Antonia has on-site parking but they still operate a shuttle so all guests can move easily between the car park and the venue entrance. There’s also a gorgeous bridal suite with a beauty bar, private sitting area and outside terrace. The groom’s suite has a balcony overlooking the courtyard. It’s a unique way for guests to get their first glimpse of the husband-to-be.
Villa Antonia has a dreamy chapel that is ideal for indoor ceremonies. For an indoor reception, the space can transform into an attractive dance hall (it’s also available as a plan-B when unwelcome weather conditions roll in). The chapel’s stately drapes are easily customizable to blend with almost any wedding-party theme. And when guests spill outside of the chapel, they’re bathed in a romantic glow of festoon lights strung about the courtyards and terraces. It’s absolutely stunning.
The entire venue has outstanding acoustics, especially in locations that couples declare their vows and “I do’s.”
Indoor and outdoor spaces
At Villa Antonia, all couples can have their dream wedding, whether it’s large or small, or an indoor or outdoor affair. The underground wine cellar can seat about TK guests, making it the perfect nook for brides and grooms who prefer having an intimate wedding party with just a few friends and loved ones. Couples are also welcome to dine on the terrace where they’re surrounded by spectacular views of the lake and canyons. At night, everyone will be awed by the Hill Country’s starry sky. Guests also love exploring Villa Antonia and experience all its beauty firsthand.
The Best Vendors in Austin
Villa Antonia has a comprehensive preferred vendor list comprised of top event professionals, including nine caterers and party planners who are fluent in wedding traditions. “Our vendors are ‘frienders,’ says Villa Antonia. They are beautiful people who have integrity and their companies are always on trend. They also take excellent care of our clients and guests.”
If you’re interested in making Villa Antonia one of the main highlights of your special day, you can tour the property or attend one of the three open-house events hosted at the venue each year. It gives future brides and grooms the opportunity to tour the grounds, meet staff and vendors. Fill out our contact form below to request an appointment with our coordinator.