In Australia, we are spoilt when it comes to stunning coastlines, beautiful beaches and epics views of the ocean. So, if you’re on the hunt for a beach wedding venue, whether it’s the dream of saying ‘I do’ with the sand between your toes or dancing as the sun dips below the horizon with an ocean breeze in your hair, you’re in the right place. Dreams really do come true. With so many options, choose from personalised wedding packages, magnificent views and some of the best food and services in the world. To give you a helping hand, we’ve pulled together what we think are the ten best beach wedding venues in Australia.
- Freycinet Lodge, Freycinet National Park TAS
What could be more romantic than bringing your loved ones together for a wedding day at Honeymoon Bay? With its wild east-coast setting within the national park, you’re guaranteed a stunning backdrop to your special day. Think gourmet dining, pavilion-style accommodation and a choice of spots on-site for the ceremony and reception to make the day your own.
Highlight: Full bespoke service including fine food and wine and experienced staff to create an intimate and seamless beach wedding experience.
- Stradbroke Island Beach Hotel, Stradbroke Island QLD
For a true island-style beach wedding, this venue has three gorgeous beaches to choose from, all within walking distance of the hotel. Get married directly on the sand and celebrate with stunning ocean views in their Headland Room. Take the time to relax and embrace the laid-back vibes of Stradbroke Island when you book your party into their self-contained apartments, available for you and your guests.
Highlight: Mesmerising panoramic views of the Coral Sea from their peaceful reception room.
- Long Reef Golf Club, Collaroy NSW
Uniquely located by Long Reef headland, with uninterrupted coastal views all the way to the Central Coast in the North and Manly in the South, this breath-taking beachfront location will provide you with the perfect private beach wedding. Think beach chic with a coastal breeze; detailed menu options, location settings, styling options and drinks packages to bring your vision to life. Why not take a virtual site visit and if you would like to speak to someone about holding your wedding day at this gorgeous beachside venue — get in touch.
Highlight: Access to some of the best wedding suppliers in the business, to ensure everything goes perfectly from beginning to end.
- Villa Botanica, The Whitsundays
Dreaming of a wedding day fit for royalty? Then Villa Botanica might just be the place for you. With exclusive luxury facilities and services including dress steaming, access to a private bride salon and a secret garden bar set up, this beach wedding venue is everything you’ve ever dreamed of. Located in The Whitsundays, you and your guests are perfectly placed for a relaxing and indulgent stay.
Highlight: Five-acres of magnificent waterfront gardens and 180° of crystal clear ocean views.
- Pullman Bunker Bay Resort, Margaret River Area, WA
Some large beach wedding venues can require you to choose a one-size fits all
wedding package. But not this one. At this spectacular venue, located just a three-hour drive south of Perth, you will benefit from personalised and tailored design for your big day. Allowing you and your guests to relax in five-star facilities and accommodation, at a quiet luxury beachfront location.
Highlight: The ocean terrace is the perfect setting for your romantic wedding reception, overlooking the Indian Ocean.
- Paradise Cove, Whitsundays, QLD
Hoping for a private beachfront wedding? Surrounded by tropical bushland and gardens, white sand and palm trees, Paradise Cove is quite literally, paradise. This beautiful setting provides you and your guests with a secluded and picturesque location for your special day. Sink your toes into the sand and look out at the sparkling waters of the Whitsundays as you celebrate your love.
Highlight: Extend the celebrations with exclusive on-site accommodation for up to 18 guests.
- The Cove Jervis Bay, Jervis Bay, NSW
Think of The Cove as your very own beach resort, right on the sand, completely hidden and private allowing you and your guests to fully relax and enjoy the day. With multiple accommodation options, why not make a weekend of it? You’ll be dancing under the stars with your toes in the sand at this gorgeous destination beach wedding venue. Just 20 mins from Huskisson, you’ll feel a world away nestled in the National Park.
Highlight: Accommodation for up to 126 guests including self-contained cabins, glamping tents and a 7-bedroom house!
- Headlands Austinmer Beach, Austinmer, NSW
Are you an ocean lover who has always dreamt of getting married on the beach? Perfect for a beach wedding, this venue is located just an hour south of Sydney and can accommodate you and up to 350 guests. With its fresh white interiors and smaller location options allowing for a more intimate setting – think of it as a blank canvas for you to create your dream wedding day from.
Highlight: Luxury accommodation with mesmerizing ocean views to make your stay as newlyweds truly unforgettable.
- COAST Port Beach, North Fremantle, WA
Walk down the aisle with the sand between your toes and say “I do” in front of crystal clear waters; a picture-perfect beach wedding. Have your ceremony on the sand before moving to their Beach Club which offers multiple styling options, from casual and bohemian, to traditional and classy. Delicious onsite catering is available, with menus created with local and seasonal ingredients.
Highlight: Watch the sunset over the ocean, creating the perfect backdrop for your photographs.