Mar 21, 2023 | Without category | 0 comments

You’ve found the one and are ready to take your relationship to the next level, but where do you start with a wedding proposal? A proposal is one of the most important moments of your life, and you want it to be perfect, especially if you have the goal of planning a destination wedding.

If you’re feeling stuck on how to propose in a unique and memorable way that complements a Spanish wedding theme, we’ve got you covered with these 5 creative wedding proposal ideas that are sure to make it unforgettable.


Proposal Idea 1: Romantic Getaway

Escape to a romantic destination in Spain and pop the question in a breathtaking location that complements your wedding theme. Whether it’s on a beach in Mallorca, in a vineyard in Rioja, or in the mountains in the Sierra Nevada, a change of scenery can make the moment even more magical.

To inspire you, imagine proposing to your partner on a sunset boat cruise in the crystal clear waters of Ibiza or on a hot air balloon ride over the picturesque vineyards of Priorat. To ensure a smooth proposal, plan ahead and consider the little details like sunset timing and any necessary permits for your chosen location.

You could also consider incorporating local traditions or customs into your proposal for a unique touch that reflects your Spanish wedding location.

Beautiful and romantic wedding proposal venue

Proposal Idea 2: Scavenger Hunt

If your partner loves a good puzzle, a scavenger hunt proposal could be the perfect fit. Create a scavenger hunt that leads them to memorable locations or important moments in your relationship, like the first restaurant where you ate together, the first hotel where you stayed or the spot abroad that you’ve always dreamt of to visit together.

For example, imagine leading your partner on a treasure hunt through the colourful streets of Barcelona, stopping at landmarks like the Gothic Quarter and La Rambla, before ending at the rooftop of a luxury hotel with a view of the Mediterranean sea. You can even incorporate their friends and family along the way to add an extra element of surprise.

To make it even more special, you could have small gifts or sentimental items waiting for them at each location.


Proposal Idea 3: Surprise Party

Gather your loved ones together and throw a surprise party that ends in a proposal. This is a great idea for those who want to make the moment a true celebration and highlight the unique culture of Spain.

Plan a party with the help of a destination wedding planner, which includes all of your partner’s closest friends and family. Make sure to have a photographer and videographer on hand to capture the special moment.

For example, imagine throwing a surprise flamenco party in a rustic Spanish villa, complete with live music, dance performances, and a stunning sunset view. You could also consider incorporating custom drinks into the party for a truly immersive experience.

Wedding proposal surprise party

Proposal Idea 4: Flash Mob

If your partner loves a good dance number, a flash mob proposal could be just the thing to add some energy and fun to your special moment.

This is a creative way to showcase your love and bring some excitement to the proposal. Get a group of dancers or friends together and plan out a choreographed dance to a special song that reflects your Spanish wedding location or theme. Make sure to have someone capture the moment on video!

For instance, imagine proposing to your partner in a flash mob dance routine on the streets of Seville during the famous Feria de Abril. You could also consider incorporating local cultural dances into the routine for a more authentic experience.

Flash mob wedding proposal

Proposal Idea 5: Private Wine Tasting

Spain is known for its world-class wines, so why not incorporate that into your proposal? Arrange a private wine-tasting experience at a vineyard or winery. You can even have a customised label made for the bottle of wine you’ll use to propose.

At this point, close your eyes and imagine proposing to your partner in a cosy cellar in the picturesque wine region of Rioja, surrounded by oak barrels and sipping on some of the best Tempranillo in the world.

You can also arrange for a tour of the vineyard and have a picnic or dinner set up after the proposal. To make it even more special, you could have a personalised message or love letter written on the label of the wine bottle, and make sure to capture the moment with a photographer or videographer.

We hope that you found these ideas helpful and that they sparked some inspiration for your own proposal. Remember, the key to a memorable proposal is to make it personal, thoughtful, and reflective of your love story and the unique culture and beauty of your Spanish wedding destination if you wish to wed there.

At Make It Happen BCN, we believe that your wedding day and celebrations should be an unforgettable experience that reflects your unique style and personality.

If you need any assistance in planning your proposal or your dream destination wedding in Spain, we would be delighted to help. Contact us today, and let’s start planning your perfect day together!


Talk to you soon, weddingmates!
Hugs and kisses.

Photo Credits:
Feature image & image 2, 3 & 4: Natalie J Weddings

If you are considering planning a destination wedding or elopement in Spain, Make It Happen BCN are here to help. A dedicated and experienced wedding and events planning service based in Barcelona. Talk to meFollow us on Instagram for more inspiration every week.


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I am Natalia, your luxury wedding planner in Barcelona, a down-to-earth girl who has one distinctive quirk: I love weddings. We will work side-by-side. I will listen to you and offer you the help you need, whether the details of your dream wedding are already set in stone, or you need a comprehensive plan for the event.