Top 15 Unique Beach Destinations For a Memorable Wedding
What do Jennifer Garner, Johnny Depp, Yuvraj Singh and Kunal Kapoor have in common? All of them had a beach wedding!
There’s just something magical about exchanging vows on a sandy beach, couple with the wind playing peek-a-boo with your hair. The melody of the beach waves add a lot of charm to an already magical wedding.
Here’s a list of some off-beat destinations for an unforgettable beach wedding!
#1. Ko- Samui, Thailand.
Ko Samui is located in the Gulf of Thailand. The island offers a great number of activities for everyone. It has all-night dance parties and it has laid back wine nights too. Also don’t miss the scuba diving in Koh Tao, the turtle island. That said, the island offers various beach wedding luxury resorts. From international names likeLe Meridien to its own SALA Samui, the island has something for everyone.
#2. Hayman Island, Australia
This island forms the northernmost part of the Whitsunday islands. It is in close proximity to the Great Barrier reef. Subsequently the island offers a picturesque backdrop to your ceremony. Also there are various luxury hotels for you to choose from.
#3. Willemstad, Curacao
Willemstad is the capital of Curacao. It is located in the Caribbean islands. The city has a huge range of cuisine. Similarly it has almost all sea and land adventure activities. Look no further if you want an adventurous beach wedding.
#4. Riviera Maya, Mexico
Riviera Maya extends to about 60 miles of Mexico’s Caribbean side coast. The place offers some fabulous beaches. On the other hand it has ancient Mayan ruins. Cozumel, is an island near. The island offers authentic village life experience. Likewise, ancient cenotes and freshwater pools from the Mayan age. Its part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second largest reef in the world. Resorts like Viceroy Riviera Maya and Paradisus Playa del Carmen offer the best beach wedding facilities.
#5. Anguilla, British Territory in the Caribbean
Anguilla is a British Overseas territory in the Caribbean. The island has been named “the culinary capital of the Caribbean”. The island has clear blue beaches lined with coconut and palm trees. It offers a varied list of resorts to choose from for your one in a million beach wedding. It has the luxurious Four Seasons resort and something native too.
#6. Boracay, Philippines
Boracay is an island in Malay, Philippines. The island is a popular tourist destination. It offers a wide range of adventure activities. For instance snorkeling , windsurfing and parasailing. The white sand beach is the main attraction. Apart from this, the island has many other beaches and tiny islets too. One of the best resorts to get hitched in Boracay are Shangri- La, Henann Crystal Sands and the Lind Boracay.
#7. Belize city, Belize
Belize city is the largest city of Belize. It is located in the northeastern tip on the Caribbean shore. It’s home to the Great Blue Hole, a popular marine sinkhole. Therefore it attracts scuba divers from all over the world. It has luxurious resorts like the Belize Ocean Club to name a few. One the other hand it has quaint ones too like the Maya Beach Hotel. You can choose from a myriad of resorts for your one in a million beach wedding.
#8. Yasawa Islands, Fiji
It has 20 volcanic islands forming the western border of Fiji. The island has a lot of activities. For example parasailing, sea diving, snorkeling to name a few. Yasawa Island Resort and Spa has one of the service to ensure that everything’s just perfect for your beach wedding.
#9. Providenciales, Turks & Caicos
Turks & Caicos is a British Overseas Territory located south of the Bahamas. Bahamas itself is a very popular beach wedding destination. It has beautiful white sand beaches, the most popular being the Grace Bay Beach. Windsong, Alexandra and Blue Haven are some of the best resorts to have a comfortable stay and a spectacular wedding.
#10. Los Cabos, Mexico
Los Cabos is a municipality comprising of two towns- Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo. It is located in the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja sur California Peninsula. Los Cabos is the fastest growing resort area in Mexico. It offers widespread beaches, deserts and even mountains. One of the best wedding resorts here are Pueblo Bonito Rose Resort & Spa, Playa Grande resorts and Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa.
#11. Florianopolis, Brazil
Located in the southern part of Brazil, Florianopolis is the capital of Santa Catarina. This is an island consisting of 42 beaches, lagoons and waterfalls. It’s best known for its excellent surfing conditions and amazing seafood. This destination is also a bit easy on the wallet. Costao do Santinho Resort and Costa Norte Inglese are some of the best resorts here.
#12. St. Barts, The Caribbean
Saint Barthélemy or more commonly known as St. Barts is a French island in the Caribbean. If you’re looking for an intimate wedding ceremony, look no further. With a unique French Caribbean culture, this island allows for an intimate, gorgeous beach wedding. Villa Marie Saint Barth, Le Barthélemy Hotel & Spa and Le Guanahani are some of the best hotels here.
#13. Mykonos, Greece
Myknonos is a Greek island located in the Aegean sea. Myknos has a beach for everything you might want. It has a rich culture and history. The island offers a number of best beach wedding resorts. The most popular being Andronikos Hotel Mykonos, Aeolos Mykonos Hotel and Myconian Ambassador Relais & Chateaux Hotel.
#14. Marco Island, Florida
Marco Island is located in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Florida. The island is most popular for its white sand beaches and rich wildlife. The island provides a lot of opportunities to interact with nature. With notable beach resorts like JW Marriott and Hilton, you are assured a fabulous wedding.
#15. Kerala, India
Known as “God’s own country”, Kerala is a state in South India. Kerala is known for its raw, picturesque natural beauty. The state offers beautiful beaches in Varkala, Alleppey and Kovalam. Along with a beach wedding, you can also explore the backwaters, hill stations and also the houseboats. The best resorts for a destination wedding are The Zuri Kumarakom, Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa Kovalam and Lake Palace Resort.
A beach wedding brings oodles of charm and magic to the ceremony. However, it requires a lot of planning. But don’t let this deter you. Visit weddingwishlist.com and let the wedding experts plan a beautiful wedding ceremony.