All You Need to Know About Belize Destination Weddings

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Whether you are planning an intimate ceremony or a large beach reception, the Sandy Point Weddings team has a host of options to fit every couple. Choose from our 5 resorts and unique reception venues to find the perfect match for your dream destination wedding in Belize.

Getting married on Ambergris Caye, Belize is easy with the help of an excellent wedding planner. Our dedicated wedding staff will lead you through the entire planning process, making it pain-free while providing all the support you need for the big day. To guarantee our full attention, we only host one wedding per day at each resort, so you can be assured that every last detail will be taken care of. We treat you like royalty from the beginning planning stages through the ceremony, reception, and even your honeymoon. With 5 resorts, it's easier than ever to choose your perfect wedding venue. Our onsite Event and Wedding Planner is happy to arrange it all for you: Photographer, Videographer, Catering, Décor, Wedding Officiator, Cake, Entertainment, Spa, Activities and much more. Give us the honor of taking charge of your special day as we promise to give you memories that will last a lifetime.

Marriages in Belize are legal all over the world, and couples are required to be in-country three business days prior to the wedding to receive a marriage license. This can be expedited if required, for an added fee. The wedding planner will handle all the paperwork to make it a hassle-free experience. Belize does not require a blood test, and for those, over 18 years of age no parental consent is needed. You will need to have two witnesses to the ceremony and the marriage must be registered at the Belize Registry Department afterwards. Your planner will take care of submitting all paperwork.

Enjoy an elegant outdoor reception under the stars with your invited guests. All Sandy Point Resorts are beachfront allowing for beautiful Beach Weddings and Receptions. The noise curfew is 9:30 pm and has a reception capacity of 30-200 guests depending on the property. A set-up fee will be applied for your reception on the beach and will be determined based on the number of guests and the requested set up. Your Set up fee can include - choice of White tents with standard draping, twinkle lights, lanterns, curtains OR String lights with lanterns OR Bamboo Reception Arbor with white draping. Round or rectangle banquet tables with white linen, banquet folding chairs with chair covers and sashes, bar set up fee, bamboo tiki torches, setup with twinkle lights or string lights for dancing.

Our Resorts



  • Capacity- 30 guests
  • Ceremony - Beachfront
  • Reception - Beach or The Grand Palapa at Belizean Shores (Inclement Weather)
  • Catering- Cocoblanca Restaurant

The perfect fit for intimate weddings in a luxury villa setting. Belizean Cove Estates offers a collection of secluded, luxurious beachfront villas each elegantly decorated with its own unique style and décor located 3 miles north of San Pedro Town. Privacy and spacious luxury are at the forefront, with the comfort and convenience of front desk services during the day. Whether you're are looking for a private beachfront ceremony for two or an extravagant affair with family and friends, Belizean Cove Estates offers an elegant setting for your special day.



  • Capacity- 50 guests
  • Ceremony - Beach in between the palm trees
  • Reception Venue - The Beach and The Grand Palapa (Inclement Weather)
  • Catering- The Island Tavern

With a true island feel and family-friendly setting, Belizean Shores resorts let you feel at home while enjoying the peaceful and beautiful landscapes of Ambergris Caye, Belize. The swaying coconut palms create a natural canopy for your ceremony with the Caribbean Sea just steps away. This resort is located 3.5 miles North of San Pedro Town and combines the quiet and privacy of the beach with easy access to town via water taxi or golf cart rental. Relax in the privacy of your room or explore all the fun of our amenities without worrying about anything but your own delight. We bring together all aspects of the body, mind, and soul to allow our guests that homey experience.



  • Capacity- 65 guests
  • Ceremony - Beachfront Reception
  • Venues -Beachfront or The Grand Palapa at Belizean Shores (Inclement Weather)
  • Catering- Cocoblanca Restaurant

Coco Beach Resort is located 3.2 miles north on the island of Ambergris Caye. The resort is a secluded yet conveniently located destination for intimate weddings for just the two of you or for an extravagant celebration with your family and friends. Coco Beach Resort offers a unique vibe of laid-back luxury with a variety of accommodation choices for your wedding guests to choose from. Options are endless for your destination wedding in Belize, from a variety of wedding packages and venues to choose from, beautiful tropical and elegant décor, entertainment, food choices, bar selections; our team is readily available to assist you in every way possible.



  • Capacity- 200 guests
  • Ceremony - Beachfront
  • Reception - Beachfront
  • Catering- Blu Restaurant

Offering the most expansive beach and grounds of all of our resorts, Costa Blu Adults Only Beach Resort is located 6.5 miles north of San Pedro Town on the island of Ambergris Caye, Belize. The natural landscaping and vibrant colors create a tropical backdrop for your wedding celebration. There are 36 suites available on site and our sister resort X'tan Ha Resort is just down the beach to accommodate additional guests for larger weddings. This is a unique property that combines pristine Caribbean waters, natural beauty, and exceptional personal service to create an idyllic tropical island retreat.



  • Capacity- 50 guests
  • Ceremony - Beachfront
  • Reception - Beachfront
  • Catering - Temple Run Tavern

Secluded from the lively town and other resorts, X'tan Ha is the ideal choice for those desiring to say "I Do" to the one they love, in the ambience of a beach wedding ceremony with the panoramic view of the turquoise Caribbean Sea, amidst coconut palms and beautiful tropical flowers along a sun-kissed shoreline. A waterfront paradise resort with a Mayan heritage able to immerse our visitors in new and extraordinary colors, flavors and experiences. We take care of every little detail in order to create extraordinary memories for our clients. Whether you're looking for a private, intimate, beachfront wedding ceremony or an extravagant affair, our dedicated onsite wedding coordinator, and creative team will help you plan and coordinate every detail of your beach wedding and turn your dreams into reality.


We are committed to providing excellence in all aspects of your destination wedding. We ensure that your special day has our full attention, as we book a limited number of weddings per year. Tell us more about yourselves and what you envision your wedding to be. To get started, click here to view our Weddings Packages and speak with a Wedding Planner.


A special thanks to all of our photographers for capturing these unforgettable moments, José Luis Zapata, Leonardo Melendez Photography & Conch Creative.