Beach-themed Wedding Cakes

Ocean- and nautical-themed cakes to complement a summer wedding by the water

Updated 07/15/10

This aqua-fondant-covered confection is studded with gold-tinged sugar seashells. Cake by Chocolaz Artisan Cakes

A sailboat-themed confection is the perfect surprise for a groom in love with all things nautical. Cake by Cakelava

This wedding cake complements a beachside setting, complete with a handpainted lighthouse and destination "postmark." Cake by Pink Cake Box

The ocean waves and sea turtle motifs are inspired by one couple's destination wedding venue—the Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii. Cake by Cakelava.

Clusters of sugar shells pop against the deep blue fondant tiers; sculptural sugar sea dragons are an unexpected cake topper. Cake by Cake Alchemy

Fondant goldfish and ocean waves are a whimsical take on an ocean-inspired confection. Cake by Pink Cake Box

This all-white wedding cake, decorated with schools of fondant fish, is clean and minimal, while the "topsy turvy"-shaped tiers lend the design a bit of playfulness. Cake by Cakelava

Crisp, stylized waves in navy and gold are a subtle, modern nod to an oceanside setting. Cake by The Sugar Syndicate

Undulating waves and sugar shells, sand, and coral adorn this three-tier confection. Cake by Elizabeth Hodes Custom Cakes & Sugar Art

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