While planning a destination wedding may seem daunting at first, the breathtaking views from paradise are the perfect backdrop for your special day. Whether you choose a bungalow overlooking the water or a private island villa, you’ll escape reality and enter a romantic retreat to celebrate your love. You may even wish to extend your trip and stay for your honeymoon as well! From oceanfront wedding views to rooftop nuptials, here are some of our favorite wedding venues for the ultimate destination wedding.

Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic

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With 7,000 acres of gorgeous beaches, golf courses and more, it’s no wonder Casa de Campo is a popular choice for a destination wedding. Located on the southeast side of the Dominican Republic, it’s also been named the “most exclusive resort in the Caribbean.” Their accommodations include both rooms and villas for your guests along with private pools, white sand beaches, and delicious restaurants. Casa de Campo offers both indoor and outdoor wedding venues for large and small weddings alike. Choose from a beachside wedding location, St. Stanislaus Church, the steps of the Amphitheater or even your own villa. Their wedding specialists will work with you every step of the way to ensure it’s customized to your liking. Be sure to check their ceremony requirements as well to ensure all the proper documents are in order before your wedding day!

The Cape, Cabo

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Not only does The Cape, A Thompson Hotel offer breathtaking ocean views, it also incorporates sleek and modern design with a 1960s vibe. Designed by the visionary Mexico City architect Javier Sanchez, the resort sits along the Monuments Beach point break. You’ll have your choice of wedding venues ranging from rooftop nuptials, right on the sand or even a private ceremony in your own penthouse villa. The Cape also has its own team of wedding planners to help you throughout the process to ensure your day goes smoothly. You can even customize your wedding package including the menus, cocktails, location. and more. Need to relax before your wedding? Head over to The Cape’s open-air Currents spa for a treatment or take advantage of their expert hair and makeup services if needed!

Thatch Caye, Belize

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What could be more romantic than your own private island for your destination wedding? From barefoot activities to island adventures, Thatch Caye is truly a paradise. Unlike your typical resort getaway, Thatch Caye provides their television, coffee, and wifi in their lounge area to encourage community and socialization. The private island is made up of various oceanfront cabanas, overwater bungalows, and swimming pool. You can even rent out the entire island for your wedding day to fully enjoy the activities and sights with family and friends. Thatch Caye also offers a snorkel excursion and welcome gift bags for your wedding party! Their wedding packages include photo/video services, bouquets, private couples massage, and more when you book directly. Staying for your honeymoon too? Thatch Caye also features a variety of honeymoon packages for the ultimate romantic getaway.

Iberostar Grand Rose Hall, Jamaica

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Located on the northern coast of Jamaica, Iberostar Grand Rose Hall boasts a five-star, all-inclusive resort along Montego Bay. With activities for both you and your wedding guests, this island is the perfect place to escape. Choose from either their wedding package options or even go a la carte which allows you to pick and choose exactly what you want on your special day. Choose from their wedding venues to host your ceremony right on the sand or on their beautiful terrace overlooking the ocean. Many of their wedding services include wedding venue setup, on-site wedding coordinators, a marriage officer, and more! Iberostar Grand Rose Hall also offers your guests 24-hour room service, personal butlers and fun activities!

So, which of these wedding venues will you pick for your destination wedding? Once you’ve chosen your dream wedding destination, it’s time to invite your friends and family! Don’t forget to check out our favorite luxury wedding invitations to find inspiration for your big day.