Gorgeous Summer Wedding Venues

posted: 07/06/18
by: Katie Morton

Ah, summer--the most popular time of year to get hitched. The weather is more reliable, the lighting and greenery make for fabulous photos, and guests are more likely to have some vacation time to travel and witness your nuptials.

The big question can be, though, where to go to get married? What locations offer beautiful scenery and a relaxing atmosphere for you and your guests? Beach destination wedding are always a favorite, and so we included plenty of ocean-side options in our list of gorgeous summer wedding venues, with a few non-beach surprises.

1. Montage Kapalua Bay: Maui, Hawaii


If you're looking for a reception with a gorgeous view as well as a magnificently relaxing vacation for you and your wedding guests, then consider hosting your wedding at this 24-acre Maui resort, which is a beachfront property on Montage Kapalua Bay.

Explore Hawaiian culture, enjoy the hospitality and cuisine, golf, visit the spa, and of course take some time to enjoy the water at this intimate oasis on Maui, Hawaii.

2. St. Regis Punta Mita Resort: Mexico

Considering a destination wedding? Experience exquisite style and personalized service on your wedding day at The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, from extraordinary gala gatherings in the ballroom to timeless celebrations with captivating views of the Mexican Pacific. With The Art of Celebration package, bridal couples receive a complimentary two-night stay for a planning visit (including a menu tasting and massage), plus special room rates for wedding invitees and more. Learn more at the link in our profile @islands_com. [sponsored] -- http://islnd.co/9d8oxZ -- #wedding #weddings #destinationwedding #weddingvenues #travel #instatravel #travelpics #travelgram #lovetotravel #traveling #beautifuldestinations #beautifulplaces #wonderful_places #traveltheworld

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Located on the secluded Pacific coast of Mexico near a mountainous landscape, the St. Regis Punta Mita Resort offers a few different locations for your wedding: in the ballroom, on an oceanfront terrace, or on the beach.

After the celebration, enjoy all the resort has to offer, including the Mediterranean-inspired architecture, three infinity pools, a private beach, two Jack Nicklaus Signature championship golf courses, and a tennis center.

3. Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts: Western Canada


If you're in search of an experience in the wilderness, consider Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts in Western Canada. Choose from three rustic mountain lodges: Buffalo Mountain Lodge in Banff, AB, Deer Lodge in Lake Louise, AB and Emerald Lake Lodge on secluded Emerald Lake near Field, B.C. Hand-hewn timber and stone fireplaces aren't fancy, but they offer character and a unique setting for your wedding.

For those wanting a private event, consider renting Emerald Lake Lodge or Deer Lodge and having the entire property dedicated to you and your wedding guests.

4. Acqualina Resort & Spa: Sunny Isles Beach, Florida


If your style is modern luxury, then Acqualina Resort and Spa, a AAA Five Diamond resort, might be the destination for your wedding. This location is five minutes from the Bal Harbour Shops and a short drive from the nightlife of Miami Beach.

Situated on four and a half beachfront acres, Acqualina has three oceanfront swimming pools. You can choose from interior and exterior wedding venues, and you may opt for an opulent affair, or an intimate beach wedding with the Atlantic Ocean in the background.

Whatever your taste in wedding venues--from relaxed beach life, to historic England, to a mountainous romp--these gorgeous venues will live on in your happiest memories of your wedding day.

5. Hutton Hall: Essex, England

For history buffs, getting married in a 14th century village church in England might be your cup of tea. Host your reception in a historic Georgian manor house with a refurbished interior, Hutton Hall. The property boasts eight acres of gardens and is partially surrounded by a moat.