One of the popular options for couples nowadays is to have a beach wedding destination. Just like a garden wedding, you get to benefit from having the beauty of nature as your backdrop. If you time your wedding perfectly, you can have great photos of the setting sun. You can get married in the late afternoon so you can exchange vows just as the sun is setting on the horizon. You don’t have to make a lot of decorations to make your wedding truly spectacular.
Why get married on a beach?
Apart from the fact that the ocean is one of the best backdrops that you can use, there are other reasons why you should have a beach wedding.
For one, you can have your honeymoon right there! You do not have to spend more to go to a great beach destination. No more traveling. You can get married and have your wedding night in the same place!Not only that, you do not have to worry about what your guests will be doing. You do not have to set up an itinerary so you wedding guests will have something to do before and after the nuptial celebrations. They can go frolick at the beach and play in the sand.
Going to a beach to get married is a great excuse for everyone to travel and spend time together. Since everyone is on vacation, they are all relaxed when they attend the wedding. They can also help out – since they do not have the usual things worrying them back home.
All in all, you can clearly see why having a beach wedding can lead to a truly wonderful experience for everyone.
Top beach wedding places in the world
Once you have decided to hold your wedding at the beach, the next question is – where will you do it? Here are three of the top beach wedding destinations in the world.
This is located in St. John, US Virgin Islands. It is a great destination for nature-lovers. After all, three-quarters of the land is a preserved national parkland. There is only one resort in the park – the Caneel Bay. It has its own remote peninsula. The huge property has 166 rooms and is actually a former sugar plantation. This place gives you access to seven beautiful beaches that you can use as the venue for your wedding.
This venue is located in Maundays Bay in Anguilla. This Moorish-style villa is on a 16 mile-long island in the Caribbean. You can enjoy a lot of activities like snorkeling or even horseback riding. The Cove Bay beach is a popular wedding destination. There are several flowers that will make the place really romantic. The sunsets are divine and the weather is perfect to exchange your wedding vows.
This 401-room property is in the Riviera Maya, Mexico. It is on the Yucatan peninsula – just an hour away from Cancun. That means you can get married in a private and intimate ceremony and then go to party a at Cancun! Or you can stay where you are and enjoy the company of family and friends. You can walk an aisle decorated with shells as you enjoy the pleasant weather conditions. A local shaman and even officiate as you exchange your vows.
Apart from these three, here are other beautiful beach wedding destinations all over the world. Our world is covered by a lot of water. That means we have miles of beaches everywhere. Feel free to take your pick!