Rodrigo Feksa |

Planning a destination wedding in a beautiful location will surely make your special day one to remember. Cost is one of the main factors for determining whether it’d be possible. Nobody wants to get back from their honeymoon in debt. Luckily there are a few destinations around the world that offer affordable wedding packages, so that location is not something you need to compromise on. The Caribbean, Jamaica, The Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico are three budget-friendly options.

1. Jamaica

Jamaica is ideal for planning a destination wedding. The Negril beach is a seven miles long tropical paradise. Rock House Hotel, is just one of the many resorts offering weddings along the Negril beach. For free wedding packages, you can look into Sandals Negril Beach and Royalton Negril Beach Resort. 

2. Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is known for its diverse landscapes – beautiful beaches and mountainous terrain. Punta Cana is a great destination for weddings. Affordable wedding venues include Majestic Colonial, Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana, Occidental Punta Cana, and Casa de Campo Resort and Villas. Additionally,  Royalton Bavaro features various venue options with the wedding package starting from as low as $1000. It’s important to keep in mind that your guest list will be key in determining how much you’ll be charged. Although the flights to The Dominican Republic are slightly pricey, the affordable destination wedding venues make it worthwhile.

3. Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is not only a stunning island with vibrant nightlife in San Juan. It is also ranked among the top two most affordable wedding destinations in the Carribean. Among the islands, you can book the Vieques and Culebra islands.  Other budget-friendly resorts in the area include the Condado Ocean Club, The Rincon Beach Resort, and  La Concha Renaissance San Juan Resort. Apart from that, there is the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, which is also quite affordable.