10 best exotic beach wedding destinations in the world
Imagine this, the movement of the waves, the deep blue crystal clear ocean and bounty beaches. And this as the setting of your own wedding. Wedding moons or getting married at an exotic destination is an unique and unforgettable experience. Who doesn’t want to say ‘I do’ on a tropical beach? Every year more and more happy couples are getting married in a foreign country. Depending on your destination you can choose between sealing your love on the beach, in the garden of a fancy hotel or another romantic spot.
This archipelago in the Indian Ocean, in the east of Africa consists of 115 islands. All of them are more paradise-like than the previous one. Amazing beaches and splendid views are what to expect. For instance, you can opt for Praslin, one of the main islands of the Seychelles. However, what most people don’t expect is the high number of beautiful chapels hidden on the island, giving the perfect location for your wedding. So whether you choose for a more intimate wedding ceremony in one of the many chapels or a huge wedding on the beach, on the Seychelles it is all possible!
2. Clearwater Beach, Florida
This location is romance at its best.
Getting married with a view on miles and miles of splendid beaches, green palm trees and a crystal clear ocean. It is possible in Clearwater Beach at the West Coast of Florida. Especially committing yourself to your lover during the sunset with views on the Gulf of Mexico is a popular choice. There also are numerous luxury resorts to be found, that can offer different options for the best day of your life.
3. Turks and Caicos Islands
The Turks and Caicos islands, to the southeast of the Bahamas are famed for their white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and tropical gardens. These islands are well-known for being a diving paradise. So it’s the perfect destination to dive in to your marital life. With plenty of resorts to choose from, all of them with their own all-inclusive wedding formulas, this is a dream destination.
Literally, this is one happy island! The kindness and hospitality of the local people make Aruba a paradise on its own. Add the bounty-like beaches, a pleasant sea breeze and the deep blue crystal Caribbean waters and you’ll understand why Aruba is an ideal exotic beach wedding destination! Palm Beach is one of the most reputable beaches on the island and a popular option for getting married. During sunset, the sky gets a amazing red-orange colour making a perfect setting for saying ‘I do’. The many resorts will help you get your wedding planned.
5. Kapalua Bay Beach, Maui
Kapalua Bay Beach is a perfect golden sand beach in the northwest of Maui, in Hawaii. You will be offered great views on the bay, located between two lava reefs, which makes this location idyllic. The reefs make sure the water is calm in this area while the bay protects you from the wind. Basically, not much can go wrong with this location. Also, if you have patience enough to wait until sunset to say ‘I do’, you can get married on the beach instead since the tide could be out.
6. Muir Beach, California
An unique exotic beach destination for solemnizing your marriage, situated about 27 kilometres northwest of San Francisco. In this beautiful protected natural reserve, it’s hard to imagine you are so close to the big city. The beach is located in a bay, flanked by huge rocks and trees. Options are to get married on Muir Beach in the national park or on Muir Beach panorama point, with views on the Pacific. To make it even more perfect, you can time your wedding during sunset. A great option for couples who love nature and the beach.
7. St. Kitts
In the middle of the Caribbean Sea, you will find the gorgeous island Saint Kitts. The Caribbean setting of white sandy beaches in a natural environment make this a wedding location to keep in mind. Unique on Saint Kitts is the train crossing the picturesque surroundings. Enjoy the train ride together while passing by green sugarcane fields to finally make a stop at the location of your ceremony, close to the beach.
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8. Ambergris Caye In Belize
For Americans, Belize is one popular beach destination and when you arrive on Ambergis Caye, it’s not hard to see why. There are numerous small islands in the area to perform the wedding. Lush green foliage, perfect sand beaches and the emerald waters of the Caribbean Sea will surround you as you say the most important two words of your life. What makes the destination even better is the nearby located Belize Barrier Reef, world’s second largest coral reef, making it one of the best diving and snorkelling locations in the world.
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9. Lizard Island, Australia
Don’t mind getting married with some uninvited guests? We bet you won’t on Lizard Island. As the name of the island gives away, we’re talking about lizards here. Don’t worry the green creatures are harmless. The protected Lizard Island is located on the Great Barrier Reef and is a tropical dream. A true paradise for your wedding ceremonies, coming along with some scenic views.
10. Paphos, Cyprus
Is there a better location to seal your love than on the island of Aphrodite, goddess of love and fertility? Paphos is situated in the Mediterranean sea on the gorgeous island of Cyprus. Palm trees, a blue sea and scenic views are some of the main advantages of getting married here, but there is more. Most resorts on the island have their own chapel, where you can get married. So there are plenty of options on this exotic beach wedding destination.
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