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Top 10 Destination Wedding Resorts
If you’re going to the chapel and you’re going to get married, it’s a prime time to take a look at our list of Top 10 Destination Wedding Resorts. From intimate island gatherings on a white sand beach to a whopping extravaganza in a ballroom overlooking the beautiful snow-covered Rockies, we can help you find the perfect place to say “I do.” Get hitched in Hill Country or zoom your bride or groom to Eureka Springs to say your vows at a venue with a view. And if tying the knot suddenly makes you or your partner tongue-tied, don’t fret; the resorts and hotels featured on this list are amazing romantic destinations for the non-betrothed, too!

Garnet Hill Lodge

North River, New York

+1 (866) 343 - 1463

Self-described as “a refuge from the pace and pressure of everyday life in the 21st century”, a wedding at Garnet Hill will blow your expectations out of the water. Their combination of passionate service, fantastic venues, and natural splendor will make your special day one no one will forget.

The Adirondacks make for a fantastic backdrop regardless of what you plan on doing, but a wedding might be the event that most accurately captures the mountains’ spirit. The beauty of the ceremony matches the beauty of the surroundings in a way that can’t fully be described; it has to be experienced. What CAN be described is how dedicated the Garnet Hill staff are to making sure you have a successful day. The onsite Chef, Wedding Coordinator, Outdoor Recreation Manager, front desk and wait staff are all at your service.


39 Garnet Hill Rd Section 2, North River, NY 12856


Stroudsmoor Country Inn

Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

From $90
+1 (888) 573 - 3087

Dream weddings aren't something that are easily attained, but at Stroudsmoor Country Inn, you'll find it's not just possible - it's guaranteed. A diverse array of venues, a devoted planning staff, and a breathtaking backdrop make your fairytale wedding come to life!

As one of Wedding Wire's Bride's Choice Awards in 2010 and 2011, Stroudsmoor Country Inn knows how to distinguish themselves from other wedding venues. Their expansive resort offers five unique locations for you to choose from in order to create the original wedding you desire. Each Stroudsmoor venue features its own execution staff with Maitre'd, a wait staff, and chefs. Stroudsmoor promises every essential wedding service under one roof. So it doesn't matter if you wish to have an intimate ceremony in the charming Auradell grand manor or a large extravaganza at Ridgecrest overlooking the valley, because with Stroudsmoor, everything is covered. They offer a personal Event Planner, Bridal Registry Coordinator, Lodging Reservationist, Bridal Spa & Studio Coordinator, Floral and Decor Designers and Event Maitre'd all for your convenience to ensure a stress-free environment on your special day.


RD #4 Stroudsmoor Road Stroudsburg, PA 18360


A beautiful wedding needs to be commemorated and with The Stroudsmoor Photography Studio, you be able to bring home glorious wedding photos to keep for a lifetime. The Stroudsmoor award-winning photographers will work with you to create the perfect style and atmosphere you wish to capture on your important day.

Related Onsite Offerings

Feel refreshed before your special day with treatments from the Spa & Bridal Studio at Stroudsmoor. They offer European culture in spa services, with an attention to detail and adding grace and sophistication to every look and treatment.


Poets Cove Resort & Spa

South Pender Island, British Columbia

+1 (866) 397 - 4165

Few places are more naturally beautiful than the wind-swept shores of South Pender Island, British Columbia. An occasion as unforgettable as a wedding deserves a location that's just as memorable: Poets Cove is that, and more!

Poets Cove Resort & Spa provides full event planning services, making us one of the most desirable wedding locations on the West Coast. Choose either of the onsite venues for incredible opulence. The Seaglass Ballroom and Terrace is 1,586 square feet of pure grandeur, featuring gorgeous seaside views, while the Executive Cottage is located on a hilltop overlooking the bay and boasts a large beautiful garden and patio area. Of course you'll want to cherish every second of your wedding experience, so let the experts handle the details! Poets Cove offers couples a customized wedding coordination plan, as well rose-petal turn-down service and a complimentary visit to the our Eucalyptus Steam Cave. It's your wedding day- treat yourself!


9801 Spalding Road Pender Island, British Columbia V0N 2M3 Canada

Related activities

The resort and spa is a 4-minute walk from the Enchanted Forest nature park.

Related Onsite Offerings

Amenities include an outdoor pool, a marina and a gym.


Mountain Lodge at Telluride

Telluride, Colorado

+1 (970) 369 - 5000

Close your eyes. Now imagine you’re standing hand in hand with your loved one, about to say your vows next to a 50-ft. timber-framed window showcasing the massive, snow-capped San Juan Mountains. This is Mountain Lodge at Telluride. And this is your mountain dream wedding.

Intimacy, beauty, luxury – what more could you ask for when planning your wedding? That’s why this Colorado resort is a perfect nuptial destination. While the space is limited to around 60 people in The View – Mountain Lodge’s elegantly-rustic restaurant with to-die-for views of the San Juan Mountains – your cozy winter ceremony and reception will be well worth trimming the guest list. Or, if you must invite all your second, third and fourth cousins, a summertime ceremony on the manicured lawn in the clean mountain air is a great alternative! Don’t worry about finding your relatives a place to stay for the wedding, either! Mountain Lodge’s diverse accommodations include luxe guestrooms, suites, condos and cabins richly decorated in a Western motif and ready for your big day!

Fun facts

Wealthy Telluride attracted the likes of Butch Cassidy and his "Wild Bunch" in the late 1800s, where they began their bank-robbing career at the San Miguel National Bank.


Telluride and Mountain Village are linked by a stunning 13-minute ride on a free gondola. It provides breathtaking mountain views and free access to hiking and biking trails.

Related Onsite Offerings

Mountain Lodge at Telluride offers a steaming outdoor Jacuzzi and heated pool to keep you warm and relaxed on those chilly Colorado nights.


Skytop Lodge

Skytop, Pennsylvania

+1 (866) 452 - 9613

There’s nothing quite as fantastical as saying “I do” as you gaze into your most precious love’s eyes as the Poconos linger in the landscape. At Skytop Lodge, not only will the majestic peaks provide the backdrop, but you’ll be romanticized by the selections available for your Pennsylvanian Mountain wedding! Skytop’s wedding coordinator and executive chef are at your service to ensure even the smallest of details receive intimate care as you prepare for the big day in the spa. Recite your vows from the rooftop of the lodge or on the streamside lawn. The luscious evergreen garden provides a decoratively colorful setting for the ceremony, or maybe the south porch or lodge library is more fitting. No matter your style, each venue is prepared to cater upwards of 150 guests! With six different reception sites, each more romantic than the next, a variety of menu options, and a floral design team to mimic your dreams, all of your attention can be on that special someone.


1 Skytop Lodge Rd, Skytop, Pennsylvania 18357


Skytop Lodge offers wedding packages as well as five ceremony locations, 6 reception venues, a variety of menu packages including a cocktail party, reception dinner, and open bar, a floral design team, and a wedding coordinator. Leave all the stress of planning to Skytop!

Related Onsite Offerings

Your guests will enjoy Skytop's rock climbing wall, paintball course, zip line challenge course, laser tap, and so much more!


Cavallo Point Lodge

Fort Baker, California

View +1 (888) 651 - 2003

Marrying breathtaking beauty and understated elegance, Cavallo Point Lodge is one of Northern California's most romantic destinations. Inviting accommodations, award-winning cuisine, a devoted planning staff, elegant venues, and an array of onsite activities make all your wedding dreams come true!

To ensure that your wedding is unique and intimate, Cavallo Point Lodge hosts only a limited number of weddings so the staff and the grounds are as perfect as possible. Flexible indoor and outdoor event space includes the historic Mission Blue Chapel. Choose from half a dozen exceptional venues that accommodate anywhere from 20 to 250 guests. Vaulted ceilings, fireplaces, and dance floors add to your unforgettable day. Choose from the Classic Wedding Package, the Elegant Wedding Package, or customize your big day to make it one of a kind. Savor a two-course plated meal, stand in awe of a house-made wedding cake, and sip on a wide variety of beverage brands. Upgrade options include a mini dessert station, a shellfish station, an artisan cheese station, and much more. Your facility rental includes a complimentary dressing room for the bride and suite for the bride and groom on their wedding night. Let Cavallo Point Lodge play your Fairy Grandmother.


601 Murray Circle, Fort Baker, Sausalito, California 94965


For celebrations that continue late into the night, add on some late-night snacks like house-made pizzas, mini waffles, chicken strips, and sliders.

Related Onsite Offerings

Mission Blue Lawn can be tented for receptions at an additional cost to accommodate weddings of up to 250 people with a dance floor. Its adjacent concrete patio is perfect for an after-ceremony champagne toast.


The Cliff House Resort & Spa

Cape Neddick, Maine

+1 (866) 920 - 1178

Say "I do" on Maine's ruggedly beautiful coast at The Cliff House Resort & Spa. With the Atlantic Ocean as your backdrop, your unforgettable ceremony features stunning scenery, phenomenal banquet facilities, a devoted staff, creative menu options, and much more!

Bride and groom stand in the center of an ornate procession, perched atop Bald Head Cliff in Cape Neddick. You stare at the undulating ocean waves and then into your lover's eyes. This moment of matrimony is one that'll live with you for the rest of your lives. For those who prefer an elegant indoor ceremony, recite your vows in the spectacular Coastal Room. With nearly 14,000 square feet of event space, you can host either a grand gala or intimate nuptials. Celebrate the new union in the banquet rooms, which can accommodate up to 225 guests. The wedding planning staff strives to make your wedding everything you ever wanted and more. Creative wedding menu packages allow you to choose from a wide array of cuisine and the chef is happy to take further suggestions. Before the big day, enjoy rehearsal dinners and post-wedding brunches in the Coastal Room or Cliff House Restaurant. Wedding dreams come true here!


591 Shore Road, Cape Neddick, Maine 03902


Wedding packages include room setup, dance floor, tables and chairs, floor-length linens, chair covers, napkins and sashes in your choice of colors, four votive holders and candles per table, cake table, and the serving of your wedding cake.

Related Onsite Offerings

Become man and wife overlooking the breathtaking Atlantic Ocean. The patio/terrace accommodates up to 150 people for this unique ceremony.


Water's Edge Resort and Spa

Westbrook, Connecticut

+1 (888) 710 - 0968

When you think of New England, it’s hard not to conjure thoughts of glorious rolling hills specked with historic homes, vibrant golden and crimson autumn leaves and salty breezes wafting from the turbulent Pacific. And we wouldn’t want you to expect anything else from Westbrook’s Water’s Edge Resort and Spa.

Set on the sun-drenched shores of the Long Island Sound, this Connecticut resort was made for weddings. The unpretentiously-elegant beachside venues are beautiful by themselves, but once decorated with flowers and your loving family and friends, you’ll never get the vision out of your head. Onsite floral and bridal boutiques make your destination wedding hassle-free, while all-inclusive packages complete your big day without making you lift a ringed finger! And don’t forget about the dinner; Water’s Edge Resort and Spa will gladly cater your reception – and you’re going to want them to once you see the menu. Tuscan-inspired entrees, Dim Sum – even a fresh sushi bar!


The Water's Edge Resort and Spa’s award-winning Sunday brunch is the perfect way to wrap up a blissful wedding weekend!

Getting there

From New York City, take Interstate 95 North to Connecticut Exit 65. Turn right at the exit ramp and go to the second stop light in the center of town. Turn left onto Route 1 North (Boston Post Road). The Water's Edge Resort and Spa will be on your right.

Fun facts

The Water's Edge Resort and Spa was named the "No. 1 wedding destination in Connecticut.”


Inn at Paradise

Albuquerque, New Mexico

View +1 (505) 898 - 6161

Dream weddings come true at this desert oasis! Steeped in spectacular mountain scenery, The Inn at Paradise boasts a beautiful venue, a stress-free wedding package,and a devoted planning staff. Come cement your loving legacy at this scenic Southwest locale.

Lush gardens, cascading waterfalls, and exotic flowers set the stunning scene for a day forever etched in your memories. Say "I do" with the breathtaking Sandia Mountains serving as the backdrop. This serene setting includes a surround sound feature that fills the garden with beautiful music. Planning your wedding should be as stress-free as possible. Inn at Paradise offers a two-day package that features 10 exceptional rooms, including the romantic bridal suite, and the entire outdoor facility for both nights. With this two-day stay, you can have your rehearsal dinner, ceremony, and reception all at this idyllic venue. The staff strives to create your vision of the perfect wedding and allows you to schedule a private showing of the rooms and facility to ensure it's everything you've envisioned. The wedding may be just one day, but you'll make memories to last a lifetime.


10035 Country Club Lane, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87114

Extra Stops

Lovebirds will find inspiration in the scenery and each other when they explore the area. Just off the property, you can discover the Southwest charm of the historic old town square with its unique shops, local artwork, New Mexican and Native American vendors, and authentic New Mexican restaurants.

Related activities

Perched atop the West Mesa and overlooking the Rio Grande, there's plenty of beauty to explore before your wedding or on your honeymoon. Hike through the Rio Grande, traverse the Sandia Mountains, or hop aboard the Tram and soak in stunning views of the area!


The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

View +1 (800) 342 - 9766

Glide gently across the wooden floorboards of The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa’s ballroom – the same floor that blushing brides pitter-pattered across more than 120 years ago. Considered the Wedding Capital of the South, Eureka Springs is your ultimate wedding destination!

You may want to take a deep breath because you might be overwhelmed when you see all the amazing ceremony and reception site options at this Historic Hotel of America. Here, you have the choice of saying your “I dos” among blooms and bubbling fountains on the hotel’s grounds; upon the East Lawn with heavenly views of the Christ of the Ozarks and overlooking the scenic valley below or in the Crescent Conservatory – the most beautiful in the Ozarks. Or, for a truly historic setting, wed and celebrate inside the original Crystal Dining Room – the hotel’s largest and most ornate venue. Regardless of which site you pick, The 1886 Crescent Hotel will make it memorable!


The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa offers nearly 10 wedding packages, including the ceremony, reception and even the honeymoon stay!

Fun facts

The 1886 Crescent Hotel is said to be haunted. Take a Crescent Hotel Ghost Tour and find out for yourself!

Related Onsite Offerings

The Crystal Dining Room Restaurant caters weddings.