Bora Bora beach wedding Bora Bora wedding – Image courtesy of Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa

Top Destination Wedding Locations

Searching for the perfect destination wedding spot? Looking for white-sand beaches, picturesque mountaintops or perhaps a historical architectural backdrop?

Then let us help you find the perfect place to get hitched — from Europe to the South Pacific and everywhere in between.

Destination weddings are becoming increasingly popular. And why not? Combining wedding vows with an idyllic honeymoon destination provides the simplicity of one coordinated wedding-honeymoon package.

One plan, one price and one destination mean one big romantic adventure!

If you're searching for the perfect beach wedding location (and resort to handle everything!) then you're not alone – beach weddings top the list for many couples planning a destination wedding.

The list of fabulous wedding destinations grows each year: choose from the pristine destination wedding locations of Fiji, Bora Bora, Maui, Cook Islands and Bali. Or try the squeaky-clean, sugar-white beaches of severl destinations in Asia, the Indian Ocean or the Caribbean.

Closer to home – if you live in Australia or New Zealand – the Whitsunday Islands, including Hamilton Island, host stunning beaches and are among the most popular locations for a beach wedding in Australia.

Planning a destination wedding takes a lot of thought, and getting married in a far-away location typically requires early planning and preparation.

Importantly, it's vital to make sure that your destination wedding is legal: it may be necessary to fulfill residency requirements, take blood/medical tests, or produce official documentation, such as birth certificates, divorce records and valid passports. The documentation may also need to be translated into the country's own spoken language.

Because marriage license requirements often change, it is important that you verify all information with the country's local embassy or consulate before making any wedding or travel plans.

Often, the easiest way is to have a civil (legal) wedding at home first, followed by either a religious ceremony or wedding blessing at a destination of your choice, followed by the honeymoon.

Discover comprehensive information on how to get married, including documents required and how to obtain the marriage certificate, in each of these amazing wedding destinations.

Getting Married in Oceania – South Pacific

Australia weddingAustralia Cook Islands weddingCook Islands Fiji wedding Yasawa IslandFiji
New Zealand weddingNew Zealand New Caledonia beach weddingNew Caledonia Samoa weddingSamoa
Tahiti weddingTahiti Tonga weddingTonga Vanuatu beach weddingVanuatu

Getting Married in Asia

Bali weddingBali Thailand weddingThailand

Getting Married in Europe

Cyprus weddingCyprus Greek Island weddingGreek Islands France weddingFrance
Venice, Italy weddingItaly

Getting Married in the Caribbean

Anguilla beach weddingAnguilla Antigua weddingAntigua Bahamas weddingAruba
Bahamas weddingBahamas Bermuda weddingBarbados Bermuda weddingBermuda
British Virgin Islands weddingBritish Virgin Islands Cayman Islands weddingCayman Islands Dominican Republic weddingDominican Republic
Grenada weddingGrenada Jamaica weddingJamaica Puerto Rico weddingPuerto Rico
St Lucia weddingSt Lucia Turks & Caicos weddingTurks & Caicos St Lucia weddingUS Virgin Islands

Getting Married in the Indian Ocean

Beach wedding in MauritiusMauritius Beach wedding in SeychellesSeychelles  

Getting Married in United States (& Territories)

Maui wedding, HawaiiHawaii Las Vegas weddingLas Vegas Puerto Rico weddingPuerto Rico
St Lucia weddingUS Virgin Islands

Destination Wedding Planning Tips

Combining your wedding vows with an idyllic honeymoon venue provides the simplicity of one coordinated wedding-honeymoon package. Here are some destination wedding planning tips to help you plan your ideal destination wedding.

Latest update: Destination Weddings – Getting Married Overseas: 27 February, 2020

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