10 Best Beach Wedding Destinations in Mexico & Caribbean

Nothing quite says “I do” like a beach wedding. With a glistening turquoise sea as the backdrop, palm trees swaying overhead, and your feet in the sand, you’re bound to experience the most magical day of your life. 

But where is the best place to host your dream wedding? The team at Wanderlust Jetsetter are expert destination wedding travel agents, with experience in finding the perfect resorts and accommodations for your wedding party. To us, few places beat Mexico and the Caribbean as the ultimate tropical wedding locations!

We’ve put together a list of the best beach wedding destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean, where luxury resorts make it possible for you to celebrate with all of your loved ones. If you’re ready to start planning your destination wedding, don’t hesitate to contact us

Wedding on the beach

Mexico Beach Wedding Destinations

Surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf of California, there’s little wonder why Mexico destination weddings are all the rage. Check out our top picks for a beach wedding in this paradise:

Cancun

Cancun is lined with resorts in its Hotel Zone, meaning you won’t have a hard time finding a location for your wedding here. From 5-star hotels to adults-only resorts, each comes with a range of venue options and wedding packages designed to suit your needs. 

With its prime location on the Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun is easily accessible thanks to its local airport and has plenty of activities to keep your guests entertained, including visiting the El Rey Archaeological Zone or scuba diving off Isla Mujeres. 

Tulum

World-renowned for its Mayan ruins, Tulum is one of the most picturesque locations for a beach wedding. Say your vows on the shores of Dreams Tulum Resort and Spa or have a rustic celebration at Ahau Tulum. From your Riviera Maya accommodation, you can visit the ancient Mayan city or travel further inland to go diving in emerald cenotes. 

Playa del Carmen

Found between Tulum and Cancun, Playa del Carmen is a haven of fun. Home to theme parks such as Xcaret, Xplor, and Xenses this is the place for an adventurous destination wedding. Take your celebrations to the next level with a ceremony at Hoteles Xcaret, where you can enjoy an all-inclusive fun package that offers entry to the theme parks.

Cabo San Lucas 

At the tip of the Baja California Peninsula, Cabo San Lucas is a dream for nature lovers. Whether you get hitched at the Hilton or exchange vows on the private beach of Esperanza, you’ll be surrounded by spectacular scenery. While here, visit the iconic Arch rock formation, or take a boat to Lovers Beach – perfect for newlyweds. 

Beach wedding reception

Puerto Vallarta

Facing the Bahia de Banderas, Puerto Vallarta is speckled with luxury oceanfront resorts. The Dreams® Bahia Mita Surf & Spa Resort offers an idyllic setting to host your ceremony, while Marival Armony Luxury Resort brings an opulent touch. You can also check out packages for vow renewals and proposals!

Caribbean Beach Wedding Destinations

With over 700 islands, where do you even begin to pick your ideal beach destination in the Caribbean? Luckily for you, we’ve narrowed down the best Caribbean Destination Weddings to the top five below:

Aruba

The tiny island of Aruba may only be 190 square kilometers in size, but it has plenty of resorts for a beach wedding, from the Hilton to the Ritz Carlton and Divi & Tamarijn Aruba. You can exchange “I do’s” on the iconic shores of Palm Beach or Eagle Beach before dining on the sands at sunset with your loved ones. An Aruba destination wedding will leave you with memories for a lifetime.

Wedding flower arch on beach

Bahamas

The Bahamas are home to some of the most luxurious resorts in the Caribbean, creating a backdrop for incredibly scenic weddings. Whether you choose to get married on the breathtaking Cable Beach at Rosewood Baha Mar or the classic Four Seasons’ Ocean Club on Paradise Island, you will be immersed in pure tropical bliss. 

Dominican Republic

The resort town of Punta Cana makes a Dominican Republic destination wedding an idyllic option. You can get married on the white sands of the adults-only Excellence Punta Cana, one of the top-rated resorts on the island. Or, tie the knot on the famous Juanillo Beach, where hotels such as Secrets Cap Cana Resort and Spa have the perfect setup for your party.

Jamaica

From Negril’s Seven Mile Beach to the turquoise waters of Montego Bay, there is no shortage of wedding destinations in Jamaica. And there are a plethora of resorts to choose from! You can find Beaches and Sandals Resorts across the island, giving you an array of optional locations such as Ocho Rios and the South Coast. 

Barbados

At the edge of the Windward Islands, Barbados is a haven for romance. Surrounded by picturesque beaches and calm seas, this isle is a coveted destination for weddings. From Turtle Beach to Sugar Bay and the O2 Beach Club, you can find a location for an intimate ceremony or a more deluxe affair.

Wedding Ceremony on the beach

Plan Your Destination Wedding with Wanderlust Jetsetter

If you’re still searching for your ideal locale, read our blog on the Top 5 Places in the World to Have a Destination Wedding for more inspiration!

Or, get in touch with the Wanderlust Jetsetter team – we can help you find the perfect destination anywhere in the world for your wedding. Share your needs with us and we’ll select your top venue options and find excellent package deals. Our travel agents will book your accommodation and airport transportation for both you and your guests, allowing you to focus on your special day. Once the wedding is over, we can even help you plan your honeymoon!

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