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5 of Our Favorite Over-Water Wedding Venues

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When it comes to destination weddings, locations are everything! Not just which resort you tie the knot at but also which venue space you use! You can choose a tropical seaside space or a gorgeous indoor venue – or you can have both! With an over-water wedding venue, your destination wedding is mere feet away from the sloshing cerulean ocean.

Take a beachside walk with us as we showcase 5 of our favorite over-water wedding venues!

Sandals Montego Bay

Over-the-Water Chapel

Hideaway at Royalton Negril’s Chairman Ocean Pier is a stunning wedding venue that offers couples a unique and unforgettable setting for their special day. The pier is located right on the Caribbean Sea, providing breathtaking views of crystal-clear water and a serene atmosphere.

The Chairman Ocean Pier over-water wedding venue features a spacious wooden deck that extends out over the water, giving guests the feeling of floating above the ocean. The pier creates a natural and intimate ambiance, thanks to the surrounding lush tropical foliage.

A beautifully decorated gazebo is at the end of the pier, the perfect location for the wedding ceremony. The pavilion casts a dreamy atmosphere for destination wedding couples. It’s elegantly decorated with flowing fabrics, floral arrangements, and romantic lighting.

After the ceremony, guests can enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the pier while watching the sunset over the ocean. The reception can then be held on the pier, where tables can be set up for a formal dinner or a casual buffet-style meal. The sound of the waves crashing against the shore and the gentle sea breeze create an unforgettable ambiance for an evening of celebration.

Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta

Sonne Pool Club

Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta’s Sonne Pool Club is a stunning wedding venue in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. This outdoor venue offers a picturesque setting with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding mountains. The Sonne Pool Club is a private terrace with a large pool and lounge chairs, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the sunshine. The pool also has a swim-up bar where guests can enjoy refreshing drinks while soaking up the tropical atmosphere.

The Sonne Pool Club is an ideal location for a romantic wedding ceremony, with the turquoise waters of the pool providing a beautiful backdrop for exchanging vows. The venue can accommodate up to 200 guests, and plenty of space for a dance floor and entertainment exists. The surrounding palm trees and tropical gardens add to the ambiance, creating a romantic and stunning atmosphere for an over-water wedding.

The venue also provides an experienced wedding planner who will work with you to create a personalized wedding package that fits your style and budget. They offer a variety of wedding packages that include everything from floral arrangements to catering, music, and photography. The venue’s professional staff ensures that every detail of your special day is cared for. Destination wedding couples don’t have to do anything but enjoy their special day!

Wyndham Alltra Cancun

Oceanfront Wedding Gazebo

The Oceanfront Wedding Gazebo is a spacious and elegant structure beautifully designed to create a romantic atmosphere. Although the gazebo isn’t completely over-water, it is situated on a picturesque terrace that offers breathtaking 190-degree panoramic views of the ocean and the surrounding landscape, making it the perfect backdrop for a memorable wedding ceremony.

The gazebo is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and is adorned with fresh flowers and delicate drapery, creating a romantic and intimate setting for exchanging vows. Whether you prefer a traditional, classic, or modern wedding, the venue can be decorated to suit your style and taste.

The Oceanfront Wedding Gazebo can accommodate up to 200 guests, making it ideal for small and large weddings. The resort offers various wedding packages, including everything from wedding planning services to floral arrangements, catering, and entertainment.

Dreams Dominucus La Romana


Dreams Dominicus La Romana’s Pier wedding venue is a stunning location for couples looking to exchange their vows in a beautiful and picturesque setting. The pier is located right on the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, providing breathtaking views of the ocean and the surrounding landscape.

The over-water wedding venue features a long, wooden pier that extends out into the water, with a thatched roof gazebo at the end that serves as the altar for the wedding ceremony. The gazebo is adorned with beautiful flowers and decorations, providing a romantic and intimate atmosphere for the wedding.

The pier is also surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, adding to the natural beauty of the setting. The venue can accommodate small and large weddings, with seating available for up to 100 guests.

Hard Rock Punta Cana

Eclipse Canal

The Eclipse Canal is an over-water wedding venue at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. It is a stunning outdoor location with a beautiful canal surrounded by lush tropical foliage and towering palm trees.

The Eclipse Canal is designed to create a romantic and intimate ambiance for weddings, and it is ideal for couples who want to exchange their vows in a stunning natural setting. The canal is bordered by a walkway on either side, allowing the wedding couple to make a dramatic entrance as they walk down the aisle surrounded by water.

The venue can accommodate up to 100 guests, and it offers a variety of wedding packages to suit different preferences and budgets. Couples can have their ceremony and reception at the Eclipse Canal or a more traditional indoor setting at one of the hotel’s other wedding venues.

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is known for its luxury amenities, and the Eclipse Canal is no exception. The venue has state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, making it the perfect location for couples who want to dance the night away under the stars.

Book Your Over-Water Destination Wedding Today

Now that you’ve gotten your feet wet with these stellar seaside spaces, are you ready to book your destination wedding?

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