Most Popular Resorts Offering Beach Wedding Packages

Secrets Resort Beach WeddingsWedding packages, especially the free kind, are extremely popular when it comes to destination weddings.

But just because they are free does not mean that they have to be skimpy.

Below, we have listed several resort companies that have locations throughout the Caribbean islands and offer some spectacular wedding packages that are free so long as you stay a certain number of nights.

If you don’t see the resort you are looking for below, then consider looking at our entire list of resorts that offer wedding packages.

As always, a destination wedding is no small task and we would recommend that you get a destination wedding specialist to help you decide which resort is right for you. If you need to find one, get started by filling out this form.


Sandals was the pioneer in all inclusive couples only resorts and continues to lead the pack in service, quality, and price. Plus, they have some of the best locations anywhere.

Where are the resorts: Jamaica, St. Lucia, Bahamas, and Antigua. They offer three levels of suites at the resorts. The basic all-inclusive suites, the crystal suites with a private pool and the millionaire suites (separate villas with butler service).

Amenities that we love: Tons of all inclusive restaurants (up to 15 per property), top shelf drinks, butler service, and absolutely gorgeous locations.

Things to do: Beach bonfire parties, live shows, scuba diving (lessons are available), golf, or just hang out in the largest Jacuzzis in the Caribbean. Of course, if you are getting bored, you can just join the dozens of water activities available (scuba, snorkeling, aquatrikes, windsurfing, paddle boarding, and surfing).

Wedding Packages:

Sandals offer six (6) different wedding themes that range from free to $2900. Of course, you can customize these with lots of extras to make the wedding truly yours.

  • Beautiful Beginnings – A free ceremony accented with magenta orchids (minimum stay is 6 nights).
  • Vision in White – A sweet celebration with delicate lace details.
  • Seaside Serenade – The romantic spirit of the ocean tide in aqua and shells.
  • The Flutter of Romance – A charming and whimsical butterfly motif.
  • Island Paradise – Exotic orchids in the vibrant colors of the Caribbean.
  • Chic & Natural – Melding organic elements with modern style.

Things you can add to your wedding include releasing doves, eco friendly confetti, a flutist, a harpist, and even a violinist.

For groups: Wedding Parties of 10 rooms or more receive a complimentary upgrade for the bride and groom, a rehearsal dinner, a 30 minute reception, a free room for every twelve (12) paid rooms, a manicure and pedicure (for the bride) and a 35 minute massage for the groom.


Beaches is simply the family friendly version of the Sandals brand. Owned by the same company, they offer much of the same kinds of all inclusive amenities and wedding packages with locations in Turks And Caicos and Jamaica. If you are expecting family members to attend along with kids, then Beaches resorts will provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding.

Not only are the ceremony and receptions done the same way as the Sandals resort, but they have a ton of activities geared towards kids and adults alike. And if after the wedding, you need to get away, you can always honeymoon at a sandals nearby 🙂

Activities: Theme Parks, kids programs, scuba Diving, motorized water sports, and golf.

Entertainment: Live Shows, steel drum bands, fire eaters, island performers, weekly bonfire parties, and costume parties.

What’s to love: Swim up soda bars in addition to the adult swim up bars

Wedding Packages:

Beaches offers the same wedding packages as the Sandals resorts mentioned above. And just like sandals, they offer a free wedding as well so long as you stay six nights of more.

For groups: Wedding Parties of 10 rooms or more receive a complimentary upgrade for the bride and groom, a rehearsal dinner, a 30 minute reception, a free room for every twelve (12) paid rooms, a manicure and pedicure (for the bride) and a 35 minute massage for the groom.

Dreams Resorts

Known for their gorgeous beachfront locations, these resorts will serve the perfect hosts for any kind of wedding from small intimate ceremonies to large family affairs. In addition to family friendly entertainment, they also offer an adult only lounge if you seek some solitude.

What’s to love: Theme parties, oceanfront bars, watching movies on the beach on a big screen and rooms with private terraces and twice daily maid service.

What’s to do: Kayaks, hobie cats, snorkeling, beach volleyball, Spanish lessons, Caribbean dance lessons, bingo, Golf (some locations), live shows, windsurfing, jet skis, and a host of other water activities.

Entertainment: Movies at the beach (Large screen of course), live performances, and themed parties to keep everyone at your wedding busy from morning to night.

Wedding Packages:

Dreams offers three types of destination wedding packages ranging from free to $3000. They are:

  • Wedding in paradise – Includes an onsite coordinator, complimentary room for bride and groom, Officiant, Bride’s bouquet, Groom’s boutonniere, wedding cake, and romantic toast.
  • Love wedding – Includes everything in the wedding in paradise package along with a personal dressing assistant, extra boutonnieres, hair style and makeup for bride, cocktail hour, and dinner reception. Also includes a photo package.
  • Ultimate wedding – Includes everything in the love wedding package along with a Swedish massage for two, videography, and better choice of dinner reception and cocktail hour.

Wedding extras include higher end menus, multi-layered cake, music, photo package, flowers, ceremony (Gazebo wedding, pool side reception dinner) and decorations

Secrets Resorts

Secrets is owned by the same company that owns Dreams resorts. Their wedding packages are the same as well. Secrets offers resorts on six islands including Cancun, Punta Cana, Montego Bay, Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos and each one has multiple restaurants and bars, along with all kinds of water activities.

Their complimentary wedding package includes:

  • Services of the Judge or Minister
  • Use of the wedding gazebo
  • Wedding organization and personalization by our wedding coordinator
  • Preferential location of the room in the category reserved
  • Preparation and ironing of the wedding dress and groom’s tuxedo/suit
  • Complimentary room for the groom the night before the wedding
  • Personal dressing assistant
  • Bride’s bouquet and boutonniere for the groom
  • Wedding cake and sparkling wine for up to 10 guests
  • Special turn down service on the night of the ceremony
  • 15% discount on all spa treatments
  • Late checkout for bride and groom
  • Earn free nights towards a stay over your first anniversary


This package is complimentary based on booking a Junior Suite or better for seven (7) nights or if a minimum of five (5) rooms are booked for three nights each by your wedding guests. For most destination weddings, this is not a terribly difficult hurdle.

Couples Swept Away

Couples resorts are famous for their incredible staff. From creating some of the most beautiful bouquets, to top in class service, the resort’s main goal is to help you create a wedding that is stress free. They cater to a wide variety of budgets and offer tons of options to personalize every package.

Things to do: Scuba Diving, Unlimited golf, Tours, catamaran Cruise, Snorkeling, Tennis courts, waterskiing, Hobie cat, and windsurfing. All the above mentioned activities are included in the nightly rate.

Things we love: Swim up bars on some of the most beautiful beaches, gourmet restaurants, top shelf liquor, Beach butler service, spa, and the nightly entertainment (beach parties, Disco night etc).

Here are the wedding packages:

One Love (Complimentary with a wedding stay of 6 nights or longer) which includes:

  • Choice of spectacular wedding locations on the beach or in the tropical gardens
  • Sparkling wine for two
  • Fresh bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonniere of your choice of purple or white dendrobium orchids
  • Wedding cake decorated with Dendrobium orchids
  • Exclusive Wedding/Honeymoon registry
  • Professional photo shoot:
  • One 8 x 10 printed photograph
  • Automated Online Wedding Calendar
  • Personal Wedding Planner
  • On Property Wedding Coordinator
  • Wedding Officiant
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Celebratory T-shirts for Bride & Groom

The other packages range from $750 to $4750. For more information, contact a travel agent or fill out this form and have a travel agent contact you.

There are so many other great resorts out there that offer worry free weddings that can be free so long as you or your wedding guests stay enough nights. Some that come to mind are Excellence resorts and Palace resorts. You can research each resort’s wedding packages here.

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