Planning a beach wedding can be exciting especially when it comes to picking the best destination. However, it can also be daunting if you are not sure of what you are looking for and more so, when you have no help. The whole concept of a beach wedding anchors on the correct choice of the destination, which is why they are also referred to as destination weddings.
If you were worried about where to start, we have you covered. Proper consideration the following factors will put you on the right track to landing the best destination for your beach wedding:
The first and probably most important thing to start with is research. What are the top destinations for beach weddings? How far are they from home? What makes them better than others? Such questions should give you a great head start into finding the best destination for your beach wedding. While at it, you will want to check out the available venues and the facilities offered. Also, be sure to check the services provided for beach weddings including a local wedding planner.
Do you have a Budget?
If your answer to this question is not ‘yes’, then you need to start coming up with one right away. You need to know the much you are willing to spend, and even if the budget is split into two, you can work with an estimate. This will help you to know what you need and the luxuries that you can do without. Among the things to factor in is the number of guests and therefore space you will need for the venue and accommodation. And if one destination requires more than your budgetary allocation, check out the next.
Legal and Travel Requirements
If you choose a destination outside of your state or country, you will most likely need travel documents among other requirements. Furthermore, there may be regulations in place for the use of beaches and noise pollution. Be sure to understand all legal and travel requirements and seek clarification from the country’s embassy if need be.
One of the advantages of beach weddings is that they can double as honeymoon getaways as well. The fact that you are away from home already makes it easy to combine with the honeymoon. So, if you are looking to consolidate your getaway wedding with the honeymoon, your destination will have to suit both requirements. The good thing about this option is that you will save time, especially when you have a busy schedule all year round.
What is the climate like in the destination of your choice? That it is in the tropics is not enough to conclude that the weather will be warm and pleasant. Check the weather forecast and other relevant weather information to help you prepare appropriately. This point is usually overlooked, and many couples have had to change their plans at the last minute. You don’t want to make that mistake too.