Destination Weddings in Punta Cana

Destination Weddings in Punta Cana

Discover why Punta Cana and the DR is romantic yet affordable for any occasion.

Published April 3, 2014

This Dominican gem boasts some of the best beaches, ocean, and cuisine in the world and can all be experienced at a rather reasonable price. 

From luxurious hotels and world-class chefs, to excellent service and romantic ambiance, Punta Cana is perfect to get away to and we've put together some hightlights along with the best spots to stay, party, and relax while you're down there.

Tip: If you're planning a destination wedding in Punta Cana, aim for a date outside of Hurricane Season (June to September).

Where to Stay

Nothing compares to Punta Cana. This popular location offers a unique combination of world-class resorts, private villa and boutique style properties. Punta Cana has quickly become the perfect setting in which to celebrate love with a unique and unforgettable wedding, honeymoon or romantic getaway. Here, we break down the best hotels for your next destination wedding, ensuing honeymoon, and anniversary.

For your Destination Wedding - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Dreams Puerto Vallarta destination wedding

With the largest casino in the Dominican Republic covering 45,000 square feet of gaming space and 1,790 elegantly appointed rooms, the resort is designed to appeal to a varied range of guests and is perfect for large wedding groups. From families, couples, and friends, to casino players, golf enthusiasts and spa lovers, there is plenty for everyone. And its superb location, overlooking a golden beach, entices those looking for a resort that will certainly surpass their expectations to deliver the best all-inclusive experience.

What we Love: The vegas-like atmosphere is great for destination wedding groups. Also, exclusivley at Hard Rock Hotels, celebrity wedding planner Colin Cowie is now your personal destination wedding planner. Now every bride and groom can turn their special day into a lavish, ultra-stylish affair that will make memories sure to last a lifetime. Choose between 9 customizable wedding collections with every possible inclusion, at an unbelievable all-inclusive price. 

For your Honeymoon - Zoetry Agua Punta Cana

Casa Velas Hotel Boutique destination wedding

Located just an hour away from the Punta Cana International Airport, the spirit here is far, far removed from the hectic tempo of everyday living. Your lifestyle is made even more extraordinary by the bounty of an Endless Privileges stay. With excellent spa services, beautifully apointed rooms and terraces, and ultimate privacy, this property is perfect for your honeymoon in Punta Cana.

What we Love: The private beach is far less busy than most Punta Cana resorts. The Spa here is one of the best on the island and will leave you feeling like a new person. Find out why the Zoetry Agua was named one of the Best Spa Hotels in the World by NOW Destinations in 2013.

For your Anniversary - Tortuga Bay

Grand Velas All Suites destination weddings

The Tortuga Bay experience extends well beyond unparalleled service. Oscar de la Renta has infused his Dominican heritage into the design of each villa, creating an artful harmony between simplicity and elegance. But with nine world class restaurants minutes away and numerous in-room dining options, the choice of whether to go out or stay in may be difficult. The AAA Five Diamond Awarded Tortuga Bay offers responsible luxury, impeccable service, and everything you seek in a romantic escape.

What we Love: Easily the best service in the DR and Guests have access to all of Puntacana Resort & Club property, of which it is a member. In addition, turndown includes flower petals in a drawn Jacuzzi bath, you have a choice of 8 excellent cuisines, Ecological reserve on premises, with hiking trails and swimmable lagoons, and fabulous 24-hour room service options. Apart from all of that, Tortuga Bay is located on one of the quietest yet breathtaking beaches on all of the DR.

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