5 Best Islands in Hawaii to Get Married
So, just what are the 5 best islands in Hawaii to get married? With so many options, it will leave you wondering which one to choose. It’s not surprising that 25% of weddings in the United States are destination weddings with few guests. One of the primary reasons for this is that they are cheaper and easier to plan than a conventional or traditional wedding. At the top of the list for a destination wedding are the Hawaiian Islands. All it takes to make it a reality is finding the right wedding planner and booking just the right Hawaii wedding package that suits your desire.
As you plan to tie the nuptial knot, one crucial thing you should consider is your choice of Hawaii wedding venue and which Hawaii island should it be? Just read along.
Get Married on Oahu
The island of Oahu tops the list of the 5 best islands in Hawaii to get married. Here you’ll find the home to the world famous destination resort of Waikiki. Here you’ll find beautiful beaches and gentle rolling waves among the many high rise buildings and fashion designer stores along Kalakaua Avenue. Oahu means “Gathering Place”. You can call it the most urbanized Island of Hawaii with many restaurants, spas, hotels and all the fuss of New York. There is no shortage of fun activities on Oahu.
Have you ever wondered why couples always dream about Honolulu beach weddings? Well, it’s because Oahu boasts of 125 beaches. Honolulu is also the business hub for the State of Hawaii. Downtown you’ll find important cultural sites like Iolani Palace where Hawaiian royalty lived. Bishop Museum is filled with art and cultural exhibits. So if you’re planning to have a tropical Hawaii beach wedding and love shopping too, then you should probably consider Waikiki and one of its numerous Oahu beach wedding venues.
Hawaii Island is the biggest island in the state of Hawaii. It’s often referred to as the Big Island. You certainly should plan your Hawaii wedding package falls into this island if you’re thrilled by climatic wonders. Having lived here before for 6 years we recommend anywhere in the Kona or Kohala Districts for your stay. The area is rich with Hawaiian history as well as home to the world reknown Kona Coffee. There is also the quaint Kailua village in the heart of Kona with numerous restaurants and shops. Here you can easily find a cafe serving some that good Kona Coffee.
The Big Island hosts 8 of earth’s 13 climatic zones. The Big Island is perfect for a wedding destination for lovers that are fascinated about volcanos, mountains, weather dynamism, and mind-recalibrating air. If this defines you, then contact your Hawaii wedding planner to find you the best beach venue on Hawaii.
Get Married on Lanai
Before you book your tickets for an elopement in Hawaii, we suggest you take a long look at Lanai island. Hawaii’s most secluded inhabited islands, Lanai is quite laid back with friendly and helpful locals. There are no traffic lights, three paved roads of 30 miles, and only a few hotels. Nonetheless, it’s quite romantic. So, as long as you have a resourceful Hawaii wedding planner, your lanai wedding will be most memorable.
Lanai was once known as the “Pineapple Isle, providing 75% of the worlds pineapples. But now it has now become the perfect getaway for many looking to relax and re-energize. When you go, be sure to check out one of Lanai’s favorite beaches at Hulopoe Beach by Four Seasons Resort. The best scuba diving and snorkeling in all of Hawaii is found in this area. For real, it’s a romantic and quiet destination wedding location for anyone who wants to get away from industrialization and its hurdles. Plus, there are only about 3000 people living here. You’ll make friends with everyone in no time!
Kauai, the Garden Isle
Nowhere in the world is there an island as green, quiet, and peaceful as Kauai. Popularly known as the ‘Garden Island’. Kauai is surrounded by nature 97% of its landmass is covered with undeveloped mountains and rainforests.
Yea, you guessed right. It rains a lot in Kauai. But lots of folks love it. It’s so serene and beautiful with waterfalls, lovely birds, just teaming with lush natural beauty. If you make it to Kauai plan a hike along Kalalau Trail or a boat ride along Na Pali Coast. The coastline is simply breathtaking. Kauai is an excellent destination for Hawaii elopement weddings, especially if you love everything green. It provides the perfect balance between activity and relaxation. Here you’ll find very little development in comparison to Oahu.
Maui, Some say it’s the best
Maui is one of the most popular islands for Hawaii destination weddings. Well, it’s not as popular as Oahu and Hawaii. However, but it’s got a plethora of beautiful beaches that make it the choice of many couples.
We believe that’s one of the reasons why Fox chose it as a location for filming the romantic series, Temptation Island. Don’t scream if we tell you that it has 80 cool beaches. That’s more than enough options for finding an intimate beach wedding location.
Locals call it “No Ka Oi”, “the best” Island in Hawaii, and we couldn’t agree more. Its beauty comes with lots of attention that makes it the destination of many Hawaii wedding packages.
Well, that’s our list of the 5 best Hawaii islands to marry. But if you are still not sure then you’ll just have to spend your honeymoon island hopping! Flights between the islands are less than 45 minutes. You’ll cover a lot of ground and eventually come to your own conclusion of which Hawaii Island is your best.