Destination Wedding Hotspot

If you're planning a destination wedding, you're not alone. According to The Knot 2019 Real Wedding Study, nearly a quarter of all couples who wed last year opted for a far-off location. And while destination weddings can take many forms—from a beachfront ceremony in Mexico to a mountain resort in Colorado—there are definitely some hotspots that come up again and again. Here, we've rounded up the top 10 destination wedding locations according to our Travel Advisors. 

Los Cabos

You can't go wrong with a destination wedding in Los Cabos—this sunny region where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez is known for its luxury resorts, world-class golf courses, and stunning beaches. And there's something for everyone here. Whether it’s a luxurious ceremony on a white sandy beach or a formal reception filled with local cuisine, the possibilities are endless. The best part about Cabo is that it's a year-round destination, so you can pick the date that works best for you and your guests.

Best time to get hitched: the best months to tie the knot in will be October through June warm days and cool nights. Stay away from August and September it is very hot and it's the rainy season.

Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya is another Mexican destination that's perfect for destination weddings. This region boasts clear turquoise waters, lush jungle landscapes, and ancient Mayan ruins. And there are plenty. is not limited to serene settings for your wedding day it is also a great hotspot for an exotic honeymoon.

Best time to get hitched: The best months to tie the knot in Riviera Maya in April and May until October and November. That's because it's not too close to the holiday season (Thanksgiving, Christmas) and not at the beginning of the year. Most couple loves a spring wedding will be October through June warm days and cool nights.


Jamaica - Jamaica is an ideal destination for couples who want a laid-back ceremony in a beautiful, natural setting. With its white-sand beaches, bright blue waters, and lush green landscapes, Jamaica has something for everyone. There are many all-inclusive options available, making this destination a great value for your destination wedding. Due to its location in the Caribbean, Jamaica is more easily accessible from the East Coast.

Best time to get hitched: You could opt for a wedding from December to March in Jamaica as it is sunny and hot with a slight breeze from windy weather during this period.

Maui, Hawaii 

Maui is a dream destination for many couples and it is easy to see why. With its stunning beaches, beautiful sunsets, and lush tropical landscape, Maui is the perfect place to say “I do”.  The beautiful weather of this tropical island makes it the perfect location to host gorgeous weddings outdoors year-round. There are many resorts on the island that offer wedding packages, making it easy to plan your destination wedding in Maui.  For smaller groups (up to 30 guests) you can enjoy an ocean-side Maui beach wedding location on one of our famous beaches

Best time to get hitched: Though the weather is pretty consistent year-round, the time of year will affect your guest list and your cost, however. Off-season (mid-September to the end of November, and February to May) can be much less expensive for you and your guests. Also, if you choose a time other than summer or a holiday, it will be harder for guests with children to come.

Florida Keys

Florida Keys destination weddings offer great weather and a variety of locations and breathtaking venues to choose from, whether you want a beachfront ceremony, destination wedding on a yacht, or destination wedding at a historic inn or resort. Its vibrant nightlife truly is unparalleled and whether you’re driving over one of its many bridges or laying back in a hammock or watching its famous sunsets, there is something magical about the Keys for you and your guests.

Best time to get hitched:: The Florida Keys & Key West's tropical weather year-round makes for a wonderful place for a beautiful beach wedding possible any time of the year. Early spring to midsummer is typically the most popular wedding season. However, mid-to-late falls are also very popular.


This destination is quickly becoming one of the hottest destination wedding locations. Why? With its unblemished white sand beaches, friendly atmosphere, authentic island vibe, luxurious accommodations, and world-class restaurants, Anguilla has everything you need to make your destination wedding dreams come true. Anguilla is the perfect destination for combining your wedding and honeymoon.

Best time to get hitched: December through mid-April is considered Anguilla's high season.


If you're looking for an island destination that has it all, look no further than Antigua. With 365 beaches – one for every day of the year – this destination is perfect for couples who love the sun and sand and what an upscale tropical experience. Plus, with a wide range of accommodations and activities, there's something to suit every taste and budget.

Best time to get hitched: Between mid-December and mid-April. A good secondary option is June – November when flights and hotel rates are lower.

Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands are perfect for destination wedding couples looking for an upscale, luxury experience. From stunning beaches to world-class restaurants and resorts, this destination has it all. Plus, with three distinct islands to choose from – Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, and Cayman Brac – there's something to suit every taste. It is stunning! Imagine turquoise water and powdery white sands beaches. Cayman has the resources to cater to every couple's personal style wedding big or small

Best time to get hitched:  December – April is the busiest tourism month, so expect higher rates. The slower season is May – November.

Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia is perfect for couples who want a truly unique experience. With its lush rainforests, volcanic beaches, and stunning views, Saint Lucia is unlike anywhere else in the world. From dazzling beaches to adventurous excursions, Saint Lucia has the perfect venue for any couple. Imagine being married against the backdrop of the waterfalls. If your wedding party is a few or a few hundred guests, Saint Lucia has an option for you. The island’s luxurious resorts offer many attractive venues and wedding packages.

Best time to get hitched:  December – April is the busiest tourism month, so expect higher rates. The slower season is May – November.


Nature lovers, this is your island.  With its unspoiled beaches, verdant mountains, and pristine rainforests, Nevis is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. And what could be more romantic than saying “I do” surrounded by all this natural beauty? You can choose from picturesque churches, historic plantations, soft, sandy beaches, or beautiful tropical gardens. All will make your special day a memorable occasion. Nevis is a great choice for couples who want a destination wedding that’s off the beaten path.

Best time to get hitched: February and May, which are the driest months and the temperatures aren’t as sweltering. The climate is hot and tropical all year round, with average highs of around 82°F.

So there you have it, the top 10 destination wedding hotspots!  Los Cabos, Jamaica, Riviera Maya, Maui, Florida Keys, Anguilla, Antigua, Cayman Islands, Saint Lucia, and Nevis.