Destination weddings are a fun way to add a little magic to your vows. There are so many popular beaches out there that have played host to a multitude of weddings. It can be hard to find that perfect beach that’s just private, unique, and gorgeous enough to be worthy of hosting your special day. Never fear, because we’ve narrowed down our favorite ten underrated beaches that would be perfect to host your destination wedding!
Top 10 Destination Wedding Beaches
1. Blue Beach, Vieques, Puerto Rico
This gorgeous beach with clear blue water and natural beauty is off the beaten path from where tourists frequent. What’s even more special about these beach is the waters at night: They’re bioluminescent, so it looks as if they’re glowing at night!
2. Dreamland Beach, Bali
A very laid-back cove known for its surf, this is a gorgeous location for a destination wedding! Located along the Bukit peninsula of Bali, you’ll enjoy the soft sand and clear blue water of this semi-hidden gem.
3. Port Royal Cove, Bermuda
A truly hidden secret along Horseshoe Bay in Bermuda, Port Royal Cove features striking rock formations, light pink sand, and shallow, crystal-clear waters. Add in a little drama to your wedding and ride up to your vows on horseback, made easy by trail rides offered by Spicelands Equestrian Centre.
4. Lindquist Beach, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Between white sand beaches and calm blue waters, Lindquist Beach is a true St. Thomas gem. This beach remains fairly quiet during the week, and it offers the most picture-perfect backdrop to your beach destination wedding.
5. Treasure Beach, Jamaica
A favorite of locals, but untouched by many tourists, Treasure Beach is a Jamaican paradise. With many private coves along its untouched shoreline, this beach offers the perfect setting for a wedding.
6. El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
A truly under-the-radar location, El Nido boasts 50 white sand beaches with beautiful limestone formations and breathtaking sunsets. Not only is this location stunning and romantic, but there’s so much for you and your guests to do and it’s budget-friendly to boot!
7. Honokalani Beach, Wai’anapanapa State Park, Maui, Hawaii
A stunning black sand beach along the Maui coastline, this is truly an unspoiled, tourist-free spot — a rare find in Hawaii! Between turquoise waters, thick foliage, and sea caves, this is a paradise fit for kings and queens!
8. Second Beach, Washington
You don’t have to travel far to find a gorgeous setting for your destination wedding! Less tropical and more magical, this Pacific Northwest gem features large spruce trees and dramatic bluffs that offer a gorgeous backdrop for any wedding.
9. Pink Sands Beach, Harbour Island, Bahamas
The powdery pink sand will surely get you in the romantic spirit and brighten up your entire wedding! This Bahamian paradise boasts three miles of panoramic views and bright blue waters that will make you swoon.
10. Crane Beach, Barbados
Subtly pink sands and dramatic cliffs mark this significantly less-crowded part of Barbados. The sands look prettiest at sunset, so consider saying your vows as the sun kisses the shoreline. We can think of nothing more romantic!
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