Bahamas Wedding Venues for an Unforgettable Caribbean Celebration

Celebrate your love in paradise.
Emily Rochotte
by Emily Rochotte
Updated Aug 20, 2021

There's a reason the saying goes, "it's better in the Bahamas." Everywhere you turn the island offers breathtaking views of clear turquoise waters, pink sand beaches and stunning Bahamian architecture. If you come for a destination wedding, you'll find yourself never wanting to leave.

Say "I do" to a beach resort wedding or host your big day inland. With so many outdoor venues along the coast, there is no shortage of beach wedding venues to choose from. No matter where you celebrate, you and your guests are guaranteed to have an unforgettable wedding experience. Plan your celebration at one of these incredible Bahamas wedding venues.

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas

Invite your guests to a tropical paradise at Grand Hyatt Baha Mar. This beachfront resort is the picture-perfect location for a destination wedding day. Complete with a luxurious waterfront chapel and nine beautiful outdoor spaces you can choose from a garden, gazebo, terrace or beach setting for your celebration. On-site wedding specialists are at your service to help you plan your wedding whether you live locally or are planning from afar. Couples with large guest lists love Grand Hyatt Baha Mar for its 700-person outdoor capacity and choice of four indoor venues, one of which being able to accommodate up to 1,800. Whether you're a couple looking to elope or have a giant party with all your friends, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar has the perfect accommodation for you.

Squires Estate in Eleuthera, Bahamas

You'll feel like a celebrity at Squire Estate. The beautiful waterfront views, private patio and luxurious cottages will have you thinking you're an A-lister fresh off the red carpet. Much of the beauty of this venue comes from its history. Cottages for guests to spend the weekend on-site are part of the Bahamian Heritage of Historical Buildings. Celebrate your nuptials poolside then enjoy an oceanfront patio dinner. You and your guests will love being the center of attention at Squire Estate.

Swain's Cay Lodge in Nassau, Bahamas

Exchange vows with an intimate ceremony at Swain's Cay Lodge. Located on Andros Island, this popular fishing location is an ideal destination wedding venue for couples who are want to get married looking out over the crystal clear water. This venue offers custom wedding packages to meet your needs whether your guest list is two or 100. Schedule a sunset ceremony on the beach surrounded by palm trees and unforgettable views. Extend your stay to enjoy the fun on-site activities such as snorkeling, water sports, biking and more.

Sapodilla Estate in Nassau, Bahamas

Be at one with nature with a wedding getaway at Sapodilla Estate. Take a stroll through the trails and you'll discover six magical venues. Sapodilla offers any wedding setting you can imagine from breathtaking beachfront views, romantic outdoor terrace or luxury indoor terrace, to a secret garden, tropical gazebo or beautiful indoor banquet hall. Wildlife lovers will enjoy the ducks, turtles, cranes and fish you'll see throughout the property's wetlands.

Atlantis Bahamas in Nassau, Bahamas

One of the Bahamas' most popular wedding resorts is Atlantis, a luxury property with waterfront and indoor spaces to accommodate your dream wedding. Offering 20 different venues to choose from, you'll find what you're looking for whether it's a large waterfront wedding or an intimate nuptial surrounded by sea life in an aquarium-like setting. Also popular with couples for weddings and honeymoons is The Cove, Atlantis' romantic hotel, located between two private beaches. Go into full relaxation mode at The Cove before your wedding with ocean-view suites, private butler services and cabanas by the adults-only pool.

Grand Isle Resort & Spa in Nassau, Bahamas

Located on the island of Great Exuma, the beautiful blue waters and powder-soft sand of Emerald Bay Beach make Grand Isle Resort an ideal destination wedding venue. Love the beauty of the beach without the heat? Have an indoor celebration at Grand Isle's 23° North Beach Club, an air-conditioned venue looking out over the beach. Whether your toes are buried in the sand or you're enjoying cocktail hour on the infinity pool's patio, you'll have an unforgettable wedding experience at Grand Isle Resort.

Riu Palace Paradise Island in Nassau, Bahamas

The all-inclusive resort at Riu Palace is for couples celebrating a civil ceremony or vow renewal. The beachfront ceremony setting surrounded by palm trees can include up to 45 guests, making Riu Palace your place for a one-of-a-kind intimate wedding. You can even get married for free at Riu Palace, just bring your own officiant to stay on-site and have an intimate celebration of up to eight guests. Wedding packages for larger guest lists or wedding reception dinners are available.

Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach in Grand Bahama, Bahamas

Have all eyes on your as you exchange vows under the oceanfront gazebo with breathtaking views behind you at Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach. Host an intimate ceremony in the private garden or a celebration for up to 300 on the white-sand beach. On-site accommodations include access to daily fitness activities, unlimited un-motorized sports and lessons, live nightly entertainment, close proximity to the airport and many additional perks for your destination wedding guests to turn your wedding into their own vacation.

Sandals Emerald Bay in Nassau, Bahamas

Located in the Exumas, Sandals Emerald Bay is an all-inclusive resort on over 500 acres of tropical land. Gorgeous ocean views set the scene for a picturesque beachfront wedding ceremony. Make destination planning a breeze with the resort's on-site wedding planner available to help you take care of all the details before you arrive. Sandals Emerald Bay offers several wedding packages with discounts on accommodations, free wedding details like a centerpiece, cake or boutonniere and a free honeymoon package available to couples who tie the knot at the resort. Relax before for your special day at the on-site luxury spa or decompress on the golf course for a round. No matter how you choose to spend your time, there is plenty for you and your guests to enjoy at your Bahamas destination wedding.

Pink Sands Resort in Nassau, Bahamas

Dreaming of a barefoot-in-the-sand beach wedding? Head to Pink Sands Resort, located on Harbour Island. Part of the Out Islands of the Bahamas, the resort is a beach wedding Pinterest board in real-life form. You'll leave with a camera roll full of stunning photos. Everywhere you turn is Instagram-worthy from the resort's notable pastel color cottages to the turquoise waters. Have a tropical beachfront first look before you walk down the aisle of pink sand. Enjoy cocktails under the stars or even end the night with a grand exit dip in the pool.

Bahama Beach Club in Nassau, Bahamas

Planning your destination wedding in the Caribbean Islands is a breeze at Bahama Beach Club. The Nassau club's wedding specialists are available to assist in the planning process and coordinate your beachfront celebration. Bahama Beach Club will even provide transportation to City Hall to obtain your Bahamian marriage license. With every detail covered you'll be able to fully focus on the reason you're there, to marry the love of your life on a beautiful beach in paradise.

Pearl Island in Nassau, Bahamas

Ever dreamed of getting together with your family and friends on your own private island? Turn that fantasy into reality at Pearl Island. A short 15-minute boat ride from the mainland will bring you to Pearl Island, making it the perfect destination wedding venue for you and your guests to enjoy together. The property's private beach sets the romantic scene for a tropical ceremony, oceanfront cocktail hour and a night of dancing on your very own island.

Hillside House in Nassau, Bahamas

Enjoy the serenity of a garden wedding at the historic Hillside House. This property is more than 200 years old and doubles as an art museum. Tucked away by lush greenery and surrounding palm trees, you'll never know you're right in downtown Nassau. Throughout the property you'll find incredible artwork from Bahamian artists everywhere you turn, both inside the annex and out in the courtyard gallery. The building itself doubles as the backdrop for your ceremony with signature exposed limestone walls and paint-splattered floors. Enjoy drinks out in the courtyard surrounded by orchids, then head inside to enjoy a reception for up to 80 guests or stay outside and enjoy a night under twinkling string lights.

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