You’ve been dreaming of a day on the beach – just you and your significant other – with sand on your feet, wispy hair blowing in the wind and sunshine on your faces. Then your travel agent presents you with a hefty potential price tag. Don’t let cost get in the way of the day you’ve been dreaming of – affordable options are out there. Consider this quick list of dreamy locations to spend your big day without spending big bucks.​

Puerto Rico​

Say “I do” and enjoy your honeymoon in beautiful locations like San Juan or Porta Del Sol. Wedding packages in San Juan are priced as low as $995. Other packages include essentials like transportation, photography, champagne, cake, etc., for much less than you might anticipate. ​

Dominican Republic​

Stay at Sanctuary Cap Cana by Playa Hotels & Resorts in Punta Cana or Natura Cabana Boutique Hotel & Spa in Cabarete. Get the royal treatment without emptying your wallet.​

St. Lucia​

The Landings Resort & Spa is rated the No. 1 best value of 11 wedding resorts in St. Lucia.​


While not the most common choice, Beach Republic in Koh Samui, Thailand, offers small, intimate gatherings or larger celebrations at reasonable rates in a unique setting.​

Costa Rica​

Adventurous couples could enjoy a romantic getaway among beaches, rainforests and wildlife. Hike volcanoes or zip through lush rainforests, even on a budget.​


Jamaica is rated No. 3 in best affordable destination wedding spots. Couples can choose from several all-inclusive resort options and affordable wedding packages and outdoor activities. The best time to visit is November to mid-December, experts say.​


If the cliché beach wedding is not for you, consider being seaside in New England. Romantic inns and mansions would work great for intimate ceremonies. Rated No. 10 in best affordable destination wedding spots, experts suggest avoiding the peak summer season if you’re after the best deal.​