The Most Romantic Destination Wedding Locations

The sky is aglow with the orange hues of the setting sun. Golden sands are warm beneath your bare feet and shimmering turquoise waters reflect the last light of the sun. You are surrounded by your friends and family and gazing into the eyes of your beloved. No, that’s not the latest romance novel, that’s YOUR destination wedding.  It’s the stuff of which fairytales are made. What could be more romantic! But where? The options are endless and it can be overwhelming to do it alone. Here are our picks for the most romantic destination wedding locations.

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Situated in the glimmering turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, the Greater Antilles common- wealth of Jamaica is among the best-known tropical getaways in the world. Boasting a delightfully distinct culture, mile upon mile of white-sand beaches, soaring mountains, cascading waterfalls and utterly exquisite year-round weather, you’d be hard-pressed to find a lovelier or more romantic setting for your destination wedding.

With its all-inclusive resorts and quiet, intimate villas, Jamaica has the perfect atmosphere for any style wedding.  Montego Bay is known for luxurious hotels, lush landscapes and turquoise water.  If you are looking for nightlife for your guests, Negril has the best combination of breathtaking beaches and exciting nightlife.  Up the romance in Ocho Rios with azure waters, pristine beaches and James Bond worthy backdrops. Known as the birthplace of the all-inclusive resort, Jamaica offers romance, luxury and convenience when planning your destination wedding.

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Mexico is one of the most popular destinations for a tropical wedding. Its close proximity to the U.S. makes it convenient, its perfect tropical weather, pristine beaches and clear azure waters make it romantic.  No matter the style of wedding you are seeking, Mexico has the city to make your wedding dreams come true. Cancun, Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Cabos San Lucas are our favorites offering the best resorts and wedding planners Mexico has to offer.

Cancun offers year-round luxury and all-inclusive accommodations, white sandy beaches, famous nightlife, golf courses, snorkeling, scuba diving, and even jungle tours.

Bring some Mayan culture into your ceremony and get married in Tulum.  Or maybe you want to exchange vows in the jungle. Grand Velas Riviera Maya boasts eight wedding venues including a 143 seat chapel in the Mayan jungle.

Puerto Vallarta is a resort town and is known for its thriving nightlife. It is also home to the historically beautiful Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe church. For authentic Mexican charm, Puerto Vallarta is the choice.

Cabos San Lucas, rated one of Mexico’s top 5 destinations, is home to pristine beaches, scuba diving marine life and its exciting nightlife. Ride horses in the desert, fish, snorkel or parasail.


Punta Cana

Punta Cana is where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean on an exquisite stretch of palm-lined coastline… Where Dominican hospitality welcomes you and its rich culture enchants you. This is a land of leisure that takes the shape of whatever form grabs you.

Punta Cana weddings are easy as well as spectacularly romantic. The all-inclusive resorts that The Tropical Travelers work with offer many wedding packages with a wedding coordinator on-site to help you with every detail. The lush jungle and soaring mountain ranges make for stunning wedding photos.



Hawaii, America’s tropical paradise is an obvious choice for a romantic destination wedding. When you picture a perfect paradise in your imagination, chances are it looks a lot like Hawaii. Its waters so blue, they seem other-worldly. Its beaches pristine, you feel as if you could be the first human who ever stepped foot onto the smooth glimmering sand. Its forests so lush, they shine like newly cut emerald. Its sunsets so brilliant, the sky seems ablaze with fire. Its volcanoes so imposing, you can only stand back and stare in awe at the wonders nature. The Hawaiian archipelago offers breathtaking landscapes, picturesque silver-blue waterfalls and rainbow sands in shades of gold, black, red and green – the perfect backdrops for a romantic ceremony and stunning wedding photos.

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St. Lucia

St. Lucia, one of the Windward Islands in the middle of the Eastern Caribbean chain, exudes romance. The iconic Piton Mountains were the backdrop for the Season 14 proposal on The Bachelor. Its terrain is a combination of high mountains, forests, low-lying lands and beaches. Mountain ranges run the length of the island and forests dominate the mountains, while jasmine, scarlet chenille and wild orchids provide splashes of color to the lush green slopes.

The island’s unique beauty, blend of British and French influences and warm trade winds, St. Lucia provides a stunning setting for your destination wedding. The top resorts offer talented wedding planners to walk you through every step of planning.


Turks and Caicos

Turks & Caicos is the ultimate upscale island escape – where delicious impeccable waters and palm-fringed beaches seem to go on forever. The delicate islands and secluded cays of this island masterpiece provide unquestionably spectacular scuba diving and snorkeling. Devotees come back year after year to swim alongside miraculous marine life in its natural state. But if your tastes run toward windsurfing, sailing or deep-sea fishing, Turks & Caicos will not disappoint. The relaxing atmosphere of this tropical heaven is picture perfect for golf or tennis, or a leisurely swim through the refreshing sea.

Offering world-class lodgings with impeccable dining Turks and Caicos makes for the perfect destination for your wedding guests. Grace Bay, Providenciales was named the #1 beach in the world by Tripadvisor providing the perfect spot for a romantic sunset, beachside wedding.


Costa Rica

This Central American country offers not only romance but adventure. If you want an exotic wedding, Costa Rica is the place to go.  Golden brown beaches, active volcano craters, romantic sunsets, and cloud and rain forests with more wildlife than you could ever imagine make Costa Rica a unique setting for your destination wedding.

Ranked as one of the most visited international destinations, tourism is Costa Rica’s main source of income.  With tourism as their primary industry, you know the Costa Rican people will take good care of you, making sure your wedding is the most amazing it could possibly be.

Whether you are planning an intimate wedding for two under a palm tree or a blow out for two hundred on the beach, the tropics is becoming the go-to destination for couples seeking an alternative to the usual wedding. The Tropical Travelers works with our bridal couples to plan the destination wedding of their dreams. The Tropical Travelers has many wonderful wedding coordinator contacts at fabulous resorts throughout the Caribbean and Mexico. We don’t work with every hotel, only resorts that ensure us your wedding will be the fairytale you’ve always imagined.

Contact us to help you start planning your dream wedding today! 1.800.479.0949 or request a consultation