Best Destination Weddings
The Most Popular Places for a Destination Wedding

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Best destination weddings...It's a day you've dreamed about since you were a little girl. You're in love and planning to get married !

While the majority of weddings are still held in front of lots of family and friends in a location close to the bride or groom... about 15% of weddings are being planned as "destination weddings" in remote, exotic locations.

Here is a list of the "top 10" destination wedding locations based on data from folks at

#10: Turks and Caicos
Amazing coral reefs and beaches make this a popular spot with beach and diving enthusiasts.

#9: St. Thomas
Its beaches have been recognized as some of the best in the world. It also has world-class duty-free shopping.

#8: Costa Rica
Great value, the rainforests, beautiful beaches and more have added to the demand for this destination.

#7: St. Lucia
Volcanic formations and lush tropical landscape provide spectacular scenery. A great spot for destination weddings.

#6: Aruba
Aruba has incredible's almost always 85 and sunny. It's very safe, compared to some other islands, has great food and gambling and, of course, beautiful beaches.

#5: Nassau/Paradise Island, Bahamas
Crystal clear water and sandy beaches combine with fun nightlife and gambling to make this a popular destination.

#4: Hawaii
There are six beautiful islands to explore...all offering fabulous scenery and weather.

#3: Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic has many all-inclusive resorts. It's a great spot for "value" packages and has great beaches.

#2: Jamaica
The "party" island...locals have a laid-back, party attitude and interesting culture. The landscape offers waterfalls, caves, tropical forests and more.

#1: Mexico
Mexico is the top destination with Cabo San Lucas and Cancun/Riviera Maya being the hugely popular areas. There's incredible nightlife, beaches, archeological ruins and luxurious all-inclusive hotels.

In addition to these destinations, Martha's Vineyard has become a popular choice for best destination weddings. It has the "island feel" while still being much closer than most other destinations.

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