If you’re getting married, have you ever thought of arranging a destination wedding rather than in the city that you live? What may come as a surprise, many resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico offer complete packages that are often more affordable than other domestic destinations like Hawaii and the beaches of California and Florida. If you’re not convinced, here are a few suggestions for just five of the best destination wedding venues in the Caribbean and Mexico.

 

Destination Wedding Resort - Blue Waters Resort in Antigua
Blue Waters Resort, Antigua

 

Blue Waters Resort & Spa

St. John’s, Antigua
Antigua & Barbuda
(800) 557-6536
www.bluewaters.net

Located along the northeastern edge of the gorgeous island of Antigua, the Blue Waters Resort & Spa is a multi-awarding luxury resort that’s routinely mentioned amongst the best hotel resorts in the Caribbean. Also named Antigua’s Leading Hotel by the World Traveler Awards for six consecutive years, the Blue Waters Resort, features the luxurious Cove Suites and Penthouses with private access to an Infinity pool, the breathtaking Spa at Blue Waters, upscale dining options and two secluded beaches.

 

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Grand Solmar Rancho San Lucas

Todos Santos – Cabo San Lucas 1
Zona Pacífico, 23473 Cabo San Lucas B.C.S., Mexico
www.grandsolmarranchosanlucas.solmar.com

It’s no secret that Mexico is one of the most coveted locations for a destination wedding, particularly, the popular resort city of Cabo San Lucas, located at the southern tip of Baja California. One truly exceptional spot to exchange wedding vows is the spectacular Grand Solmar Rancho at San Lucas, featuring lavish presidential suites, world-class cuisine and spectacular ocean views.

 

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Destination Wedding Venue: Villa Del Palmar Islands of Loreto

 

Villa Del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa, Islands of Loreto

Km. 84 Calle Carretera|Transpeninsular Ensenada Blanca, 23880
Loreto, B.C.S., Mexico
+52 613 134 1010
www.villadelpalmarloreto.com

Located along the Sea of Cortez in eastern Baja California, approximately 25 miles south of the historic city of Loreto, Villa Del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa has been named Mexico and Central America’s Leading Resort by the World Travel Awards for the past three years. Also named among the Best Resorts in Mexico by TripAdvisor, the resort features 181 spacious suites, five pools, an award-winning spa, a world-class 18-hole golf course and breathtaking views of its namesake Islands of Loreto.

 

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About The Author

Randy Yagi is an award-winning freelance writer who served as the National Travel Writer for CBS Local from 2012-2019. More than 900 of his stories still appear in syndication across 23 CBS websites, including CBS New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco.

During his peak years with CBS, Randy had a reported digital audience reach of 489 million and 5.5 million monthly visitors. Additionally, his stories have appeared in the Daily Meal, CBS Radio, Engadget and Radio.com. He is a Media Fellow of Stanford University, U.S. Army veteran and lifelong resident of Santa Cruz County, California.