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Is Puerto Rico a good place for a destination wedding?

December 1, 2023

Joanna Perez


In many places around the world, cold weather is moving in.

But all is not lost if you’ve always dreamed of a warm-weather wedding. Puerto Rico is the land of eternal summer, enjoying warm weather year-round.

In fact, in Puerto Rico, the weather only varies by about 10-15 degrees year-round. Many of our couples have never been to Puerto Rico before they come for their wedding, and as they begin the planning process, they want to know, “Is Puerto Rico a good place for a destination wedding?” In this month’s edition of The Latest, we cover all the reasons Puerto Rico is the perfect place for a destination wedding!

Idalia & her wedding party had fun splashing around after her destination wedding in Puerto Rico. 

There are many reasons why Puerto Rico is a good place for a destination wedding … we’ll just name a few. Travel is easy for your guests, it’s a beautiful place, warm culture, and Puerto Rico is full of fun adventures! There is so much to do and see on this enchanted island! Let’s break it down …

Its easy for your guests to travel to Puerto Rico!

The destination wedding of Melinda & Devon at a beautiful waterfall in Puerto Rico.

The number one reason Puerto Rico is a good place for a destination wedding is the ease of travel for you and your guests. You’ll want to simplify travel planning for your loved ones, and having a destination wedding in Puerto Rico is a beautiful way to do that. Here are just a few of the things that make traveling to Puerto Rico easy:
-No passports required
-Short and affordable flights from the mainland
-We use the US dollar, no need to exchange currency
-No need for international or roaming plans for your cell phone
-Many people speak English
-Great options for hotel or vacation rentals for every budget

It's a beautiful place!

Shireen & Nick’s destination wedding at Guajataca Tunnel.

Convenience is great, but if you are looking for a good place for a destination wedding, it needs to be beautiful! Puerto Rico more than delivers! Puerto Rico’s beauty is unparalleled, from ancient blue cobblestone streets in San Juan to pristine ‘deserted’ beaches in the west.

Warm Culture

Crystal & Matthew’s destination wedding at Hacienda222 in Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico’s lovely, warm culture will make your destination wedding all the more special. When you are on the island, look out for restaurant patrons wishing you “buen provecho” (enjoy your meal) or even complete strangers offering help and saying “a la orden” (at your service). Puerto Rican’s love people and socializing, and they’ll love to welcome you on your visit!

Puerto Rico is fun!

Horseback riding on the beach is just one of the once-in-a-lifetime experiences you can have while visiting Puerto Rico.

When planning a destination wedding, you’ll want to ensure your guests have a great time. Puerto Rico has something for everyone! Take surfing lessons in the morning and learn to salsa at night. Check out our Guide to West Puerto Rico for more suggestions!

We hope this helps answer the question, “is Puerto Rico a good place for a destination wedding?” If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. We’d love to help!


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