10 Beautiful Beach Destination Wedding Locations

It’s hot and sunny and what does that mean?  A beach destination wedding!  Don’t you want some beautiful sand you can sink your toes into, crystal blue waters and gorgeous sunsets?  It’s hard to say no to that especially when you add in your I dos.  That’s why beach destination weddings are so popular!  It’s also why Hawaii, the Caribbean, and Mexico are the most popular places for destination weddings.

The world is a big place!  And there’s so much more sand and sea than just Hawaii, the Caribbean, and Mexico.  So, today, we’re expanding your horizons!  We’re going to share 10 beautiful beach wedding destinations to help inspire you for your beach destination wedding.

10 Beautiful Beach Destination Wedding Locations

1. Greece

Greece has so many little islands and beaches to explore.  And with its delicious cuisine, white washed villas and ancient history, you’ve hit the jackpot.

Couple outside of church at their destination wedding in Santorini, Greece, a beach destination wedding location

(Photo credit: Chrisman Studios)

2. Bali

Bali has scenic beaches and is a surfer’s paradise.  But, beyond that this island in Indonesia has majestic rice field terraces, mystical cliff temples, and an enchanting culture.

Wedding ceremony at a destination wedding in Bali, a beach destination wedding location

(Photo credit: Jonas Peterson)

3. Thailand

This lush country provides both postcard-perfect beaches and adventure.  There are so many areas to explore by boat and by land and all the diving, swimming and sunbathing you could ever want.

Couple with an elephant at a destination wedding in Thailand, a beach destination wedding location

(Photo credit: Scott Andrew Studio)

4. New Zealand

New Zealand has a lot going for it besides its beaches.  It’s also green, peaceful, uncrowded and the landscape is gorgeous.  Lord of the Rings nerds rejoice!

Couple on the beach at a destination wedding in New Zealand, a beach destination wedding location

(Photo credit: Johanna Macdonald Photography)

5. Seychelles

The Seychelles in the Indian ocean has beaches galore.  There so many idyllic ones, you may not be able to pick a favorite. Also on tap?  Tons of wildlife you can observe and enjoy.

Bride and bridesmaids walking on the beach at a destination wedding in the Seychelles, a beach destination wedding location

(Photo credit: Adam Alex Wedding Photography)

6. Bora Bora

French Polynesia’s most popular island, Bora Bora boasts scuba diving, over water bungalows and quiet, private tropical gorgeousness.

Couple in a kanoe at a destination wedding in Bora Bora, a beach destination wedding location

(Photo credit: Catherine Mead)

7. Fiji

With over 300 islands, Fiji gives you gorgeous beaches, blue lagoons, and colorful coral reefs.  There is also lots to experience beyond the beach with its lush interiors.

Ceremony setup at a destination wedding in Fiji, a beach destination wedding location

(Photo credit: Leezeet Photography)

8. Maldives

Blue lagoons and an extensive coral reef system make this beach wedding destination not only beautiful but an underwater dream.

Islands forming a heart in Maldives, a beach destination wedding location

(Photo credit: Kiss in Maldives)

9. Costa Rica

Perfect for the eco-friendly traveler and nature lover, Costa Rica will awaken your natural instincts.  Friendly locals and beautiful views all add to the laid back vibe.

Wedding couple on a beach at sunset at their Costa Rica beach destination wedding

(Photo credit: A Brit and a Blonde)

10. Spain

Most people don’t think of Spain and think beaches, but with so much coastline and some Spanish islands to boot, there’s lots to see and do here.

Wedding couple on a beach at their Marbella Spain beach destination wedding

(Photo credit: DOS MAS EN LA MESA)

I don’t know about you, but this is giving me major wanderlust.  I hope this inspires you to find your beach destination wedding location.

If you’re planning your destination wedding and feeling overwhelmed. If you’re not quite sure what you should be doing or if what you’re doing is right. We understand and we can help you!

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