9 Romantic Spots to Tie the Knot

Dreaming of a destination wedding? Plan your perfect day at one of these resorts.


Antigua and Barbuda

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In the heart of the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda offer an enchanting setting for your love story. These twin islands, renowned for romance, provide the perfect backdrop for honeymoons, babymoons, surprise proposals, and destination weddings. With 365 stunning beaches, each day offers a new paradise with crystal-clear waters and unique white and pink sandy shores. The warmth of Antigua and Barbuda extends beyond the tropical climate, emanating from its friendly, welcoming people. This charm has earned them the title of the Most Romantic Destination in the Caribbean by the World Travel Awards. Celebrating love here is as effortless as falling in love itself, with no waiting period for a wedding license and a host of expert wedding planners to ensure your special day is seamless and stress-free. From luxurious, adults-only resorts to intimate beachside ceremonies, every detail in Antigua and Barbuda is tailored to enhance your romantic journey. The islands promise a mesmerizing setting that's hard to find elsewhere, making every moment unforgettable.

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The Buccaneer, St. Croix, USVI

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The Buccaneer’s 340-acre estate has played host to the rich and famous since 1947. Ideally located five minutes east of Christiansted, The Buccaneer offers St. Croix’s finest accommodations with 131 rooms and a six-bedroom villa, three glorious beaches, an 18-hole golf course, tennis, two pools, superb cuisine, spa, water sports and wedding coordinators. No passports are required for U.S. citizens.

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Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort

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Create extraordinary memories with your loved ones at Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort. Their idyllic setting provides the perfect backdrop for your celebration, offering flexible indoor and outdoor spaces for inspiring and inclusive weddings. With a personalized wedding planner, breathtaking waterfront locations, and a range of complimentary offerings, your special day becomes uniquely yours. Enjoy a symbolic ceremony conducted by a nondenominational priest, accompanied by a complimentary welcome drink, a two-hour wedding photography session, and a champagne toast. Delight in a two-tier wedding cake and a complimentary night in a suite, complete with exclusive amenities. Their team goes beyond the ordinary, providing customized decorations including a wedding ceremony arch, aisle decor, bridal bouquet, and more. They will transform your vision into reality, ensuring that every detail reflects your love story. Here, your wedding day not just a moment but a masterpiece of cherished memories.

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Excellence Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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Create your ideal wedding at Excellence Punta Cana. Matchless moments await your arrival at an adults-only wedding along the winding white shores of Punta Cana’s pristine beaches. Choose from unparalleled venues in Excellence Punta Cana that envelop you in a luxurious tropical ambiance and allow you to personalize your event for a ceremony and celebration to remember. From start to finish, their wedding experts will assist you in perfecting every detail, making your once-in-a-lifetime occasion a flawless day where all you have to do is say “I do.”

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Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, The Bahamas

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Your dream destination wedding begins here. Make a statement at one of the most stunning wedding venues in Nassau. With flexible indoor and outdoor event space, the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar has the perfect backdrop for your big day — whether it’s a tranquil beach setting or a traditional ceremony in their beautiful waterside wedding chapel.

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Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino

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Nestled on 15 acres of breathtaking white sand and lush tropical gardens, the iconic Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino features 357 guest rooms and suites, world-class dining, the beachfront eforea spa, and a wide variety of activities, including watersports and a casino. With over 24,000-square-feet of outdoor space and the largest beachfront on Palm Beach, the resort’s award-winning wedding specialists will work with you and take care of all the details to make your big day unforgettable. Whether a large gathering or an intimate beachfront ceremony, create your dream destination wedding with memories to last a lifetime at Hilton Aruba.

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Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort, Dominican Republic

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Paradisus by Meliá transforms the “I do” into an extraordinary experience. The pure essence of the Caribbean is on full display on Bávaro Beach, at Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort. This exclusive resort has taken on new life with colonial-style architecture and décor, inspired by Dominican influences, and cuisine that speaks to the local culture, as well as activities that connect you with the local culture. It’s all part of their Destination Inclusive program.

From picturesque beachfront settings for small, intimate groups to a grand ballroom for larger gatherings, Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort offers tailor-made services to cater to your specific needs. The resort, which has an elegant and classic flair, comprises modern brand-new suites, 9 restaurants with exquisite cuisine, one-of-a-kind spa experience at Yhi Spa, and utmost attention to detail. Stay in the newly renovated The Reserve rooms or suites, such as the new Swim Ups with direct access to the pool and enjoy a wide range of personalized perks that will turn your stay into a sublime experience. Explore their exquisite wedding collections, meticulously curated to make your special day an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. The Romance team will assist you with every facet of your special day, ensuring your celebration is as spectacular as you imagine it.

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Saint Lucia

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With natural beauty befitting a fairy tale, the enchanting island of Saint Lucia is a wedding and honeymoon destination like no other. From the boundless blue of the ocean to the glorious greenery of the majestic Pitons, this vibrant island is alive with color, charm, and of course, romance. Picture-perfect wedding locations range from local churches and elegant plantation houses to Pigeon Island National Park, Diamond Botanical Gardens, and not to be forgotten, beautiful beaches. With so many options, expert wedding planners are available to add even more wows to your vows with those all-important personal touches.

Voted the World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination fifteen times and counting, Saint Lucia is a truly magical escape for newlyweds. Start married life in style, with romance, relaxation, and adventure woven into all kinds of memorable activities and experiences. Share in the indulgence of a private candlelit dinner on the beach, set sail on a sunset cruise, soak in the baths at Sulphur Springs, or even hop on a pair of Segways through winding trails. However you choose to spend it, let Saint Lucia make your wedding or honeymoon not just special, but spectacular.

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The Sands at Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos, British West Indies

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A sapphire sea tickles the white powder beach. Ocean breezes welcome you to the gracious suites. A tropical moon hovers over the ocean-front restaurant. When it comes to out of the ordinary destination weddings and honeymoons, The Sands at Grace Bay provides the perfect prelude to the rest of your life.

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