So, you’re ready to plan a destination wedding. Congratulations! Destination weddings are an excellent opportunity to celebrate your marriage with a small guest list of loved ones in a beautiful location. Whether you’re looking for a tropical paradise or a stunning mountain vista, there are endless possibilities when it comes to dreamy destination wedding ideas.
Now that you’ve decided on getting married away from home, one of the first things you need to decide is where you will get married. Choosing the location for your wedding is one of the most significant decisions you’ll make — it impacts every other part of your big day. Of course, this choice could be as simple as choosing between two locations you have always dreamt of, but this can be overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. Whether you’re interested in a beach wedding in Mexico or tying the knot in a tropical rain forest, here are ten stunning Caribbean wedding destinations.
*all of the featured locations in this post are all-inclusive wedding resorts*
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First, let’s talk about Majestic Elegance. The newest addition to the Majestic Resorts family, Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres is a sleek, luxury Caribbean resort that is as beautiful as it is fun. Far from the crowds of Cancun and Playa del Carmen, Costa Mujeres is an unspoiled paradise with breathtaking vistas. Positioned around 40 minutes from the Cancun International Airport (CUN) and 30 minutes from downtown Cancun, this resort is a haven of secluded luxury. The property is very modern, with some of the finest restaurants and amenities we have ever experienced in luxury resorts.
Located on the edge of the Caribbean Sea, this luxury beachfront resort has a stunning, contemporary design. The venue offers guests an all-inclusive wedding resort experience, with food and drink included in all packages. This dream wedding location features a unique sky wedding terrace overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Additionally, the gorgeous all-white square gazebo is a perfect spot to say I do! Not only does this resort offers stunning venues but also impeccable service. As a destination wedding planner, the Destination weddings we have conducted here have been top of the line, with highly attentive staff. For a peek into a wedding we planned and executed here, check out this Real Wedding | Chantelle & Eric | Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres. Furthermore, if you want to learn more about Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres, check out our in-depth post Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres: Luxury All-Inclusive Review.
Wedding Packages Range: Free*-$1750.00
If you and your wedding party loves sun, sand, and fun, consider Playa del Carmen for your destination wedding. Located on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Playa del Carmen is the perfect setting for your destination wedding. This gorgeous beach town offers the complete package: white-sand beaches, warm turquoise water, and luxurious accommodations. Overall, those looking for a luxury destination wedding location consider Secrets Maroma Beach.
In addition to having one of the most pristine beaches in Mexico, this resort is also the perfect setting for romance. What’s more, they offer gourmet fare, breathtaking views, and outstanding entertainment, all in an adults-only paradise. Visit the stunning 13,000 sqft spa that offers hydrotherapy and indigenous treatments for ultimate relaxation. Unquestionably, this destination wedding location stands out due to its unique South Asian luxurious wedding packages. These packages cover six events over three days!
Wedding Packages Free*- $7,500
If you’re looking for a wedding venue with all the bells and whistles, look no further than Royalton Riviera Cancun. The resort is situated on a stunning pristine beach, surrounded by crystal blue water and lush tropical gardens. This upscale destination is perfect for destination weddings because of the many great venue options. Markedly, this all-inclusive resort offers discerning travelers a family-friendly vacation experience, where guests of all ages can find entertainment from morning to night.
The stunning architecture of the Oceanview Gazebo is a stand out option among destination wedding venues. Both gorgeous and functional, it offers some much-needed shade for summer weddings. Another excellent venue choice is the Sky Terrace, which offers incredible views of the Caribbean sea. Overall, a destination wedding at Royalton Riviera Cancun is one you won’t soon forget.
Wedding Packages Free*- $10,999
Finally, we have Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa. This resort reflects the charm of the Mexican Caribbean with its glistening pools, lush tropical gardens, and a palm-studded beach. A Four Diamond resort since 2014, the 486 luxury rooms and suites all offer at least one whirlpool, full marble bathroom, and 24-hour room service. Not only do they have nine gourmet restaurants but also six bars ranging from elegant to swim-up. Additionally, this resort has incredible guest activities, with cooking classes and wine tastings in the Chef’s Garden as well as complimentary greens fees at a nearby championship golf course.
Overall, this resort is one of our favorites for destination weddings due to the MANY breathtaking ceremony locations they offer. From the wedding photo worthy beach Gazebo to the Oceana Terrace, couples are spoiled for choice at this family-friendly resort.
Wedding Package Range: Free*- $7,500
For many reasons, Jamaica is a top destination wedding location, known for its extensive all-inclusive resorts and legendary hospitality. The beaches are stunning, the accommodations are luxurious, and the weather is perfection. All the things that make Jamaica such a uniquely spectacular spot for a destination wedding are at the heart of Sandals resort Ochi.
This all-inclusive resort in Ocho Rios has a hot new beach club and 11 bars, including the Caribbean’s first speakeasy. They also offer 16 unique restaurants to indulge in for you and your guests. For golf fanatics, the resort provides access to the nearby Sandals Golf & Country Club. Of course, the Oceanfront Gazebo here is second to none and personal touches can be customized to suit your tastes. Above all, this resort is an absolute paradise for you and your family to celebrate your special day.
Weddings Packages: Free* if the wedding couple books 3 or more nights.
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Another fantastic destination wedding location in Jamaica is Zoëtry Montego Bay. Of course, Jamaica is known for its warm and sunny weather all year long, making it the ideal setting to tie the knot. Find yourself at Zoëtry Montego Bay, a boutique resort in the upscale Rose Hall neighborhood. The 49 suites are designed to reflect Jamaica’s stunning landscape, only steps away from the Caribbean Sea. Connect with nature on a serene, private beach while enjoying organic, fresh, and locally grown ingredients in every meal. We think the Cobaya Lawn and Pier Gazebo offer the perfect intimate setting for a destination wedding. Set yourself to the pace of idyllic island life, relax, and enjoy the experience.
Wedding Packages: Free*- 4,499
The Dominican Republic has long been a popular wedding destination, and Punta Cana, on its easternmost tip, is one of its best areas. Couples love this area because of its combination of stunning white beaches and lush greenery, with palm trees lining the shore and verdant hills providing a dramatic backdrop. The Dominican Republic is also a great honeymoon destination — you can relax on beautiful beaches or explore colonial towns such as Santo Domingo and Puerto Plata.
Another offering from the Majestic resort family, we have Majestic Mirage Punta Cana. This resort is an incredible luxury 5-star complex designed for clientele looking for the highest quality standards. In addition to being an all-inclusive resort, they offer a sophisticated variety of services. Overall, we think the Garden Gazebo venue is simply stunning, perfect for a dream Dominican Republic wedding day.
Wedding Packages: Free*- $1750
Getting married in Punta Cana can be as simple or as detailed as you wish. For example, many couples choose an intimate wedding on the beach with only their closest friends and family invited. In contrast, others opt for an elaborate ceremony and reception held at one of the island’s stunning resorts. Check out the Hilton La Romana Punta Cana for an all-new and all-inclusive destination wedding location.
The newly renovated Hilton La Romana adult resort offers the privacy you expect with an experience beyond expectation. The modern guest accommodations are designed for ultimate privacy, Caribbean elegance, and unsurpassed comfort. The Hilton La Romana provides a variety of magnificent venues, from oceanside gazebos to colorful gardens, sandy beaches, and ballrooms. Our favorite destination wedding venue is the Garden Gazebo which looks phenomenal when elegantly dressed in florals.
Wedding Packages- Free*- $10,900
Another destination wedding location we love is Saint Lucia. Of course, Saint Lucia is one of the most romantic Caribbean islands. Located on its own peninsula, Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort is ideal for a luxurious private island getaway in the exotic Caribbean. From the majestic twin peaks of the Pitons to palm-fringed beaches and pristine waters, this luxurious resort offers a glorious blend of personalized service and romantic ambiance.
Without a doubt, the over-water chapel is the perfect location. The glass bottom aisle awaits as you walk up to meet your beloved in front of friends and family. The resort also features overwater bungalows with stunning ocean views. Guests can enjoy unlimited land and water sports, including kayaking, snorkeling, and windsurfing. Finally, enjoy gourmet dining at 11 restaurants sure to delight the most discerning palate.
Weddings Packages: Free* if the wedding couple books 3 or more nights!
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Equally as stunning, we have the newest all-inclusive resort in Antigua, the Royalton Antigua Resort and Spa. Antigua is a Caribbean island that has it all. Expect secluded beaches, stunning views, and an air of romance. For many couples, getting married in Antigua is a dream come true. With tropical weather year-round, the island is the perfect romantic setting for a destination wedding any time of year.
Not only do they offer travelers a luxurious escape with exceptional service but also fine dining featuring flavors from around the world. Nestled on a stunning private beach with breathtaking clear waters, guests can relax in an upscale setting and explore everything this resort has to offer. Destination wedding couples can enjoy their honeymoon in an overwater bungalow that brings the luxury of the Maldives to the Caribbean. This resort can make your dream destination wedding a reality with second-to-none detail and ambiance.
Wedding Packages: Free*- $10,999
*In order to receive the free wedding packages, couples must meet resort requirements. So, contact us for details. on a destination wedding quote*
*All wedding package prices are up to date at the time of posting. Please contact us to confirm pricing and wedding options.*
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This Post was Updated On February 18th, 2022