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Start your marriage off on the right foot with a destination wedding and honeymoon in one of the most beautiful places on earth!
In partnership with the Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialists Association (DWHSA), we've highlighted some of the very best islands and resorts around.
Air Tahiti Nui
"With lush islands boasting rugged mountain peaks, crystal clear lagoons in countless shades of blue, and pristine beaches lined with palm trees, the islands of Tahiti make a picture-perfect backdrop for your intimate destination wedding."
—Stephanie Cannon, Honeymoons Designed
Air Tahiti Nui—renowned for its award-winning service—is the perfect place to begin your "happily ever after." From the moment you step on board, you'll experience genuine Polynesian hospitality, an inviting island-inspired atmosphere, and delightful cuisine with French and Polynesian influences.
Hard Rock's breathtaking properties in Mexico and the Dominican Republic promise an exciting introduction to some of the best beaches in the world and provide a show-stopping backdrop to your destination wedding.
Florida Keys and Key West
If you are dreaming of a romantic tropical beach wedding location, then the Florida Keys is the perfect destination for you!"
—Sharon Little, Wedding and Honeymoon Travel Group
From Key Largo to Key West, the Florida Keys encompasses a 120-mile stretch of islands, each with an array of tropical and historical wedding locations. Pristine beaches, vibrant gardens, stunning coral reefs, and breathtaking sunsets make the Florida Keys a standout location for weddings and honeymoons.
"With its inviting turquoise blue waters, white sand beaches, and impressive property grounds, Grand Lucayan Bahamas is truly the ideal location for your fairy-tale wedding."
— Jody Barbato, My Honeymoon Specialist
Grand Lucayan's proximity to the East Coast makes it convenient for friends and family to join in your destination wedding celebration. Say "I do" in one of three oceanfront gazebos nestled on the resort's private beach, or in a grand colonial-style manor house with a moonlit lawn made for romance.
Antigua and Barbuda
"Crystal-clear turquoise waters and soft pink sand beaches make Antigua and Barbuda an unforgettable romance destination."
— Andrea Wolter, Intoxicating Travel Group LLC
Experience an Eden of chic sophistication from world-class sailing to lively, colorful festivals. Antigua and Barbuda is the tropical, romantic setting you've always dreamed of for your perfect destination wedding.
"With so many interesting island destinations to choose from, Sandals Resorts offer the ultimate accommodations to make your wedding dreams come true!"
— Lois Barbour, Travel Time TPI
Set in tropical locations throughout the Caribbean, Sandals Resorts deliver the custom "WeddingMoon" experience. Idyllic ceremony settings include seaside gazebos, lush European gardens, white sand beaches, indoor ballrooms, chapels, and offshore islands.
Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya
"Perfectly situated on an award-winning beach with spectacular views of the Caribbean, the distinctly tropical ambience of Secrets Akumal exemplifies a luxury Mayan paradise, created exclusively for adults."
— Erica Gindele, Forever Honeymoons
Conveniently located just an hour from the Cancun airport, Secrets Akumal is the ideal location for a destination wedding. With on-site wedding coordinators available to customize every detail, and wedding packages that offer elegant features at an amazing value, planning your big day will be a breeze.