Canopy with lights over a fancy white table setting on the beach during dusk.

Take a private moment post-nuptials with a beach picnic at the St. Regis. Maldives. (Photo: Marriott International)


Wedding Bells Ringing from Afar? Say ‘I Do’ to 7 Idyllic Destination Wedding Spots

You’ve found the one you want to spend the rest of your life with, and you’re ready to tie the knot. But where? When it comes to saying “I do,” there are plenty of incredible destinations around the world from which to choose. Here are seven picks for romantic spots where you can begin your lives together.

As always, check for travel restrictions and closures before planning your trip.

Make Your Dreams Come True in the Maldives

From romantic locales to elegant tropical flower arrangements to a creative culinary team that will curate your perfect reception, you’ll find it all at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort.

After you’ve celebrated with your guests, enjoy a private beach picnic, toast each other at a sunset dinner prepared especially for the two of you, and luxuriate with breakfast in bed. Heaven on Earth? You’ve found it in the Maldives.

Wedded Bliss in South Beach

Two men walking down the aisle in white suits at the Ritz Carlton South Beach
Tie the knot at the stunning Ritz Carlton, South Beach. (Photo: Marriott International)

Miami Beach’s swaying palm trees and views of the Atlantic Ocean provide a stunning backdrop for the wedding of your dreams at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach.

An attentive and dedicated team will ensure your big day goes off without a hitch thanks to curated wedding packages that streamline the planning process.

If you do choose to exchange your vows at the property and opt for the Return to the Magic City Package, you’re invited to return to celebrate your first anniversary of wedded bliss with a three-night complimentary stay.

Marry Your Bae at the Bay

The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay set for a wedding overlooking the beach
Exchange your vows with the perfect backdrop at the Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay. (Photo: Marriott International)

Whether you desire an intimate ceremony or a celebration with hundreds of your family and friends, the Wedding Advisor at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay on Northern California’s coast will make all of your wedding dreams come true.

Take advantage of the hotel’s bluff-top location with an outdoor ceremony and reception overlooking the rugged coastline with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, whether you opt for an event on the Ocean Lawn, North Bluff or Mar Vista Lawn.

Say Que Sí in Mexico

Wedding ceremony during the day at the Zadun Ritz Carlton
Make your special day perfect at Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. (Photo: Marriott International)

Just as the desert meets the sea at Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in San Jose del Cabo, México, so will you meet your love to begin your lives together. Cabo is considered a place of new beginnings, and it’s the perfect place to begin your marriage journey.

The hotel’s dedicated wedding planner will work with you to ensure your special day is just as you imagined, from the venue, flowers and lighting to the ceremony and the reception featuring dishes created with local seasonal ingredients designed around both of your palates.

Aim for Wedding Bells on the Beach

When you plan your wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, your dedicated team of wedding concierge, advisor, florist and catering will have you feeling like the two of you are celebrating your love on your own private island.

Whether you exchange vows on the lushly landscaped Great Lawn or while wiggling your toes in the sand on Seven Mile Beach, the rest of the world will seemingly melt away when you look into each other’s eyes and say, “I do.”

Wed in an English Garden

The Langley hotels grounds and front.
Have a wedding fit for royatly at The Langley. (Photo: Marriott International)

You’re sure to feel like royalty when you choose The Langley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Buckinghamshire (about 45 minutes west of London) to start your happily ever after. The historic Main House serves as an elegant backdrop for your nuptials, or opt for an elegant ceremony in the Winter Garden. When it comes time for photos, capture your memories in the stately gardens originally designed by Capability Brown, whose work is thought to have influenced every landscape gardener and landscape architect around the world for the past 200 years. Just imagine the bouquets when you wed at The Langley!

An Fairy-Tale Wedding in Doha

The Ritz-Carlton, Doha, on its own Qatari island, has myriad intimate wedding venues dotted throughout the property, including Lagoon Island, which overlooks the Persian Gulf; Fountain Courtyard, which has three fountains and 300 palm trees; and the Private Island for the utmost in exclusivity.

A dedicated wedding advisor will ensure everything goes smoothly from the start, and the culinary team is at your service. For weddings with a 120-guest minimum, the bride can get ready for the big day in a complimentary guest room, and the newly married couple can spend their wedding night in a complimentary executive suite.