So, you got engaged over the holidays? Congratulations, and welcome to the often-stressful process that is wedding planning. Luckily, you’ve clearly already made the excellent decision to hold your wedding in Hawaii, and while you can’t go wrong with a simple ceremony on any of Hawaii’s killer beaches, we’ve compiled a list of 16 picturesque spots in our beautiful state to tie the knot.
1) Waimanalo Beach Park, Oahu
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Often considered one of the most stunning beaches in the world, Waimanalo is a picturesque location for your Hawaiian beach wedding.
2) Painted Church, Big Island
For those who dream of a small religious ceremony, this charming and beautiful church is the perfect choice.
3) The Royal Lahaina Resort, Maui
With sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, this Maui resort is a dream.
4) Four Seasons Resort: The Lodge at Koele, Lanai
If you aren’t into beach weddings, it’s hard to imagine a more stunning landscape in which to say “I do” to your true love.
5) Kualoa Ranch, Oahu
With more than 4,000 acres of natural Hawaiian beauty – from pristine beaches to rugged mountains – Kualoa Ranch is perhaps Hawaii’s most versatile wedding venue.
6) Camp Olowalu, Maui
With sweeping views of Kaho’olawe and Lanai and a unique pebble and coral beach, Olowalu Plantation is sure to provide you with some of the best wedding photographs around.
7) Hanalei Bay, Kauai
For the ultimate luxurious and opulent wedding, consider staying at the area’s finest hotel – the St. Regis Princeville Hotel + Resort.
8) Kona Plantation, Big Island
With five acres of lush, tropical scenery, you’re sure to find the spot that best suits your wedding desires.
9) The Royal Hawaiian Hotel + Resort, Oahu
Perhaps one of Oahu’s most iconic hotels, the Royal Hawaiian’s pink hue will give those wedding photographs a touch of whimsy.
10) Haiku Mill, Maui
If you’re looking for a rustic, luxurious wedding straight out of a fairytale, look no further than this historic sugar mill on Maui’s northeastern coast.
11) Anini Beach, Kauai
This magnificent beach on Kauai’s north shore is known for excellent windsurfing and views of the stunning coral reef that surrounds the island. It is also a pretty stunning spot for a simple Hawaiian beach wedding.
12) Ko Olina, Oahu
With magnificent white sand beaches, charming wedding chapels, and the best sunsets around, customization of your wedding day is easy at this popular Oahu resort.
13) Hualoa Inn, Big Island
This magnificent bed and breakfast is nestled on a lush 30-acre coffee estate just 5 miles from Kailua-Kona, and provides a picturesque backdrop for your big day.
14) Kaanapali Coffee Farms, Maui
This tropical destination is sure to inspire a whole latte love. (Please don’t hate me for that terrible pun.)
15) Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu
This charming wedding pavilion overlooks Oahu’s north shore, and is located at one of the island’s most popular resorts.
16) Manele Bay, Lanai
There is little more gorgeous than Lanai’s Manele Bay, and nothing more luxurious than a wedding at the Four Seasons Hotel and Resort overlooking the beautiful bay.
Really, why would you bother getting married anywhere other than our beautiful Hawaiian Islands?