Everything begins with your destination wedding resort. Yes, we realize it starts with dropping the knee and popping the question. But doesn’t your wedding deserve a beachfront aisle? We think it does. That’s why we’ve gathered our top 3 breathtaking spots to host your destination wedding this year or next. Short, sweet, and packed with essential information, discover the wedding venues and resorts that serve as some jaw-dropping inspiration:
Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Lighthouse Gazebo
It doesn’t get more oceanside than this. Let your love story shine brighter than the rest, at Hyatt Ziva Cancun’s newest wedding venue: the Lighthouse Gazebo. The recent addition to the family-friendly property’s selection of breathtaking spaces, this Cancun gem radiates with contemporary elegance. Let’s dive into some of its highlights, and why it should be on your Mexico wedding planning list this summer:
Handcrafted high-quality lacquered wood comprises its foundation, complete with carved spaces that showcase gorgeous views of the Caribbean.
The resort’s distinctive lighthouse serves as a brilliant backdrop to your Mexico wedding.
Utilize adaptable space that accommodates 100 guests for ceremony, reception, and cocktail hour events.
Sample Lavish & Opulent Wedding Package
Symbolic marriage Ceremony and certificate, performed by a Secular Bilingual Wedding Officiant
Bridal floral Bouquet and Boutonnière for the Groom
Signature Wedding Cake
Sparkling wine toast after the Ceremony
Special decoration of the couple’s room, complimentary sparkling wine and chocolate dipped strawberries the night of the Wedding
Massage for the Wedding Couple (25-min each one)
Romantic dinner for the Couple
Late check-out up to 3:00 p.m.
Onsite services of a professional Wedding Specialist
Complimentary online bridal registry and Wedding website
Ceremony table with white linen and folding Wedding chairs
Sound system for the Ceremony
Natural floral centerpiece for the altar at the Ceremony
Updo, makeup, manicure and pedicure for the Bride
Private one-hour cocktail party after the Ceremony, which includes standard set-up, open bar and 3 hors d’oeuvres
A private three-hour Wedding reception, which includes a three-course meal, open bar, tables, chairs, white linens, white place setting and waiting staff
Hard Rock Punta Cana, Eclipse Canal
Ever been so in love that you could walk on water? Well, Hard Rock Punta Cana has the venue just for you! Located in the heart of the resort’s largest infinity pool, the Eclipse Canal will exceed your wildest expectations. Complete with a Caribbean panorama that’ll make your heart flutter, this venue can accommodate transparent glass aisles that practically glide across the shimmering waters. Customization is the name of the game at Hard Rock Punta Cana, where its award-winning wedding department will elevate your personalized poolside matrimony. Here are a few more details to take note of when considering an Eclipse Canal ceremony:
The Canal’s clear walkways are perfect for couples searching for a unique ceremony space that breaks the “beach wedding” mold.
Hard Rock Punta Cana allows third party vendors to design your venue decor, which is a popular option amongst Destify Couples.
Stretching across the length of an infinity pool, the Eclipse Canal accommodates 400 guests comfortably with plenty of space.
Sample Modern Enchantment Wedding Package
Wedding ceremony location
White circular ceremony structure with curtains of sparkling tear drops and white flowers
32 Acrylic Napoleon chairs
6 aisle vases adorned with anthuriums, roses and oriental lilies over top mirrored, white and clear base
White vinyl covered aisle runner
Themed bridal bouquet with white florals and mixed greenery
White rose with green detail boutonniere
Themed 3-tier wedding cake for up to 32 persons
Nondenominational Minister to perform symbolic or vow renewal ceremonies
Soloist for wedding ceremony (Violin, Saxophone, Guitar)
Ground fireworks display after ceremony
Sparkling wine for 32 persons following ceremony
Honeymoon Wishes Website and Bridal Registry
Audio system available for ceremony
Event Consultant and Onsite Wedding Coordinator
Witnesses if required
Complimentary Honeymoon Package
Grand Palladium Jamaica, Beach Pergola
Let’s take a flight from the Punta Cana shoreline to the crystalline sands of Grand Palladium Jamaica! Accompanying a wide array of all-inclusive amenities, the Montego Bay wedding resort delivers Jamaica celebrations that rival the two regions we just mentioned. A huge part of that success comes from the property’s Beach Pergola venue. Simple yet luxurious, this venue comes with:
A pristine view of Montego Bay’s azure waters and immaculate natural beauty.
One intricately designed pergola that adds a touch of contemporary elegance.
A flexible ceremony space that accommodates 100 guests and thousands of unforgettable memories.
Sample Timeless Wedding Package
Dedicated Wedding Coordinator
Room upgrade (subject to availability)
Ceremony sound system
Sparkling toast immediately following the ceremony
Dinner reservation at one of the on-site restaurants
Special turn down service
Breakfast in bed for the wedding couple
Complimentary Access to the Hydrotherapy Area at Zentropia Palladium Spa & Wellness
15 % Discount on spa treatments
Sheer Curtains in any Color from the Collection
2 Timeless Floral Aisle Arrangements of Lilies, Roses, and Greenery in Your Choice of Colors with Pearl and Crystal Accents
Timeless Personal Flowers for the Couple
Signing Table Accent: Floating Lilies in Your Choice of Colors
White Folding Garden Chairs or Tiffany Chairs
Couture Chair Caps and/or Chair Scarves in Your Choice of Colors
Two-tiered Wedding Cake with ‘Naked’ or ‘Buttersweet’ Icing and Fresh Flowers
Want to view more award-winning wedding spots? Follow the button below to tour our 2021 Top Destination Wedding resorts: