Planning for That Special Day Getting Married on Kauai
The Garden Island of Kauai is a popular wedding location with dozens of wonderful settings for that romantic and important day.
From secluded beaches to waterfalls set amidst tropical landscaping, to resort weddings and garden weddings, cliff overlook sites, weddings at the renown Fern Grotto on the Wailua River and weddings at churches and chapels—there are many great wedding sites on Kauai.
Beach Weddings on Kauai – North Shore Beaches
Popular beach wedding sites on Kauai include numerous north shore beaches nestled between the emerald mountains and blue Pacific. Ke’e Beach provides amazing coastline views and sits at the gateway to the Na Pali Coast, while Makua Beach (Tunnels) is a beautiful white sand beach surrounded by verdant mountains.
Nearby Haena Point provides a private location with great views of Bali Hai (Makana Mountain), and Lumahai is accessed by a jungle-like trail that leads down to a secluded beach.
The crescent-shaped Hanalei Bay provides expansive views of the Hanalei mountains on a beautiful crescent-shaped bay. Kalihiwai Bay on the north shore is also crescent-shaped beach and is surrounded by green cliffs. Anini Bay provides idyllic white sand beaches on a calm bay with views of Kilauea Lighthouse.
Beach Weddings on Kauai – South, East and West Side Beaches
Kauai south shore wedding beaches include the rustic and secluded Kawailoa Bay as well as Keoneloa Bay near the Hyatt Regency. Poipu Bay enjoys expansive views and scenic sunsets while the Beach House lawn provides a nice wedding site fronting the Beach House restaurant.
Kauai east side wedding beaches along the famed Coconut Coast include Outrigger Point as well as Lydgate Beach south. West side Kauai wedding beaches include Salt Pond Beach Park which offers grassy lawns amidst palm trees with party pavilions.
All beach weddings require a permit and these are often obtained by your wedding company.
Kauai Wedding Service Companies
Numerous Kauai companies provide wedding sites and offer the services of wedding planners and coordinators along with a support staff of photographers, florists, makeup artists, and others. Also provided are wedding cakes, dresses, tuxedos, food and beverages.
Below are some well-known Kauai wedding companies. We are not recommending anyone but just giving you some leads so you can consult with them to see what they offer. Make sure and check out their references thoroughly including independent reviews of their services.
Coconut Coast Weddings and Photography provides planning and coordination of weddings, vow renewals, custom weddings and wedding packages at a variety of locations. Also helicopter weddings, wedding receptions (2-20 people), wedding cakes, flowers, photography packages, family photographs, and portraits.
Weddings in Paradise is family-owned company operating on Kauai since 1983. They offer wedding coordination, custom wedding packages (including minister, music, flowers, photography, etc.) and assistance in arranging simple ceremonies at or near your vacation rental, condominium, or hotel.
Weddings in Paradise offers weddings at Pakala Beach on Kauai’s west side, Nukolii Beach on the east side, Anini Beach or Waioli Beach on the north shore, and Mahaulepu on the south shore. Packages also include Fern Grotto weddings and Coco Palms weddings.
Weddings With Makana offers individual selection of amenities including videographers, musicians, vocalists, dancers, drummers, photographers, florals, champagnes, wedding cakes, limousine services, facilities for dressing, hair and makeup, tuxedo rentals, assistance in securing marriage licenses, booking accommodations, witness services, and beach/garden catering of honeymoon dinners.
Weddings With Makana provides a wedding on a private estate located on Kauai’s far north shore in a secluded valley backdropped by a distant waterfall below the peaks of Bali Hai (Makana). The site features streams and a natural archway of overhanging trees. On-site are garden terraces, a shaded glen, a beach setting and a romantic gazebo.
Hanalei Colony Resort Wedding Ceremonies provides weddings at the north shore resort with ocean views of Wainiha and Hanalei Bay and a background of mountains including Bali Hai (Makana).
Wedding planning services include traditional, religious, contemporary, or alternative ceremonies with intimate or gala weddings. Weddings with Aloha custom packages include flowers, cakes, minister, marriage license, music, reception, photographer, etc.
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa Weddings in Poipu provides a Wedding Coordinator to help with various services including bridal luncheons, rehearsal dinners, receptions and a Spa Day for a wedding party.
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa Wedding Packages options include wedding site, license, minister, wedding cake, beverages, food, photography, entertainment, flowers, sound system, wedding dress, tuxedo, limo transportation, etc., accommodation discounts and blocked rooms are available for guests needing ten rooms or more.
Island Weddings and Blessings offers wedding ceremony packages and vow renewals including non-denominational or religious observances in 25 different locations. Professional wedding photographers are provided as well as flowers and bouquets, leis, arrangements and wedding cakes.
Bali Hai Realty Concierge Services
Bali Hai Realty offers the highest level of personalized concierge services to help you plan your Kauai vacation activities. We look forward to assisting you in planning enjoyable Kauai adventures, entertainment and relaxation.
From helicopter tours to whale watching and sport fishing, we will make sure you are in the right hands. Take a surf lesson, enjoy a guided hike or try ziplining above the treetops. You can also pamper yourself with private yoga sessions and enjoy a massage, facial and even a private chef! Just give us a call and we will help you plan the dream vacation of a lifetime.
Kauai Vacation Rentals and Realty Services
For the finest quality Kauai vacation rentals including luxury estates, condos, cottages and beach villas, see our Kauai Vacation Rental Galleries or use our new Map-Based Vacation Rental Search feature.
If you are considering buying a home on Kauai you can see some of the island’s best real estate deals by browsing through the Coldwell Banker Bali Hai Realty Kauai Real Estate Galleries, or you can use the Map-Based Kauai Home Search.
Also please feel free to give us a call. The Bali Hai Realty staff will be happy to help you find the perfect Kauai vacation rental or assist you in the process of buying or selling a Kauai home.