It is hardly a simple task to think of a setting more romantic and intimate than a beach wedding. The glistening white sands, the sun gleaming off the turquoise waters, and the palm trees waving in the gentle ocean breeze. It just doesn’t get better. Destination weddings, especially to beach locations, allow you to share in the magic of an unforgettable adventure for you and your guests but you can also combine your wedding and honeymoon into one amazing trip.
If your dream is an intimate ceremony on a romantic island location in an all-inclusive resort, read more to discover our 3 ultimate destination wedding packages around the world.
Private Beach Bliss: Guana Island, the British Virgin Islands
For the perfect private Island getaway, Guana Island is the ideal setting for an intimate wedding. As the island accommodates no more than 36 guests at a time so you and your guests can experience personalized luxury and pampering.
This 850-acre tropical paradise offers more than just white sands and clear blue oceans, couples can get married directly on the bay followed by a tailor-made banquet and spend their day’s hiking, snorkeling, sailing, or simply taking in the island splendor while enjoying the most romantic honeymoon ever. There is an option to rent the entire island, and the rates for a Sea view cottage start at $725 per night (typically 8 days), including 3 daily meals (buffets and elegant dinners of local produce), on-island activities, WiFi, snacks etc.
Foodie heaven: Azul Sensatori Mexico
The Azul Sensatori Mexico is an especially great beach wedding destination for foodies – the six dining venues with the best in gourmet dining including Le Chique’s modernist-Mexican menu and the Mojito lounge. Stay in any of the 435 suites (each of which has an outdoor hot tub for two) and enjoy a fantastic 360-degree view of the Yucatan Peninsula from the private rooftop terrace (a great place to tie the knot). You can get married in a range of venues, which include sand, sea, sky, chapel, ballroom, and garden locations.
Family-size: Melia Caribe Tropical, Bavaro Beach, Dominican Republic
Weddings are of course about the happy couple, but they are also about celebrating love with all your nearest and dearest, if you are looking for an all-inclusive resort to suit your entire family and little ones, look no further than the Melia Caribe Tropical. The 1,138 room resort offers a Kids & Co. club (8mo – 14yr) where the little ones can enjoy a wide array of exciting activities, workshops, and events while the adults enjoy time to themselves on this beautiful Dominican islands. Get married on the beach and host your reception in the 680 capacity ballroom or one of 5 specialty dining venues. The resort is fully equipped for any size event and wedding packages start from around $1,200 per day.