Hawaii has long been the chosen island paradise where couples get married – and we can see why. These islands are not only spectacularly beautiful, they´re wedding ready. After having witnessed countless couples saying “I do” on its pristine beaches, the Hawaiian islands are well equipped with hotels that act as wedding planner, venue, caterer, and photographer all in one. Here are our top picks for hotels that have everything you need to plan and organize a wedding. For more destination wedding hotels, check out our recommendations here.
The Kahala Hotel & Resort, all islands
This beautiful hotel is located on a private stretch of beach far away from the crowds of Waikiki. The hotel is well prepared to host a wedding and has connections with the best wedding vendors on the island. With 12,760 square-feet of banquet space, they’re ballroom is ideal for wedding receptions of up to 300 people. Their beachfront location also makes for wonderful background to a ceremony or for the wedding dinner reception.
For more information, check out The Kahala Hotel & Resort webpage.
Marriott Hotels, all islands
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The great thing about Marriott Hotels is that they have locations throughout the Hawaiian islands and they all have the same excellent services dedicated to making your wedding unique and special. The hotels have their own wedding planners and services set up specifically for wedding events.
For more information, check the Marriott Hotels webpage.
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Oahu
This beautiful, classic hotel is located right in the middle of it all. You can choose to exchange your vows in the Ocean Cystal Chapel or out doors on the famed Waikiki beach. Both have spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. The hotel has a wedding boutique and a dedicated wedding coordinator specifically dedicated to couples getting married in their hotel. There´s also a lagoon-side wedding gazebo for those who prefer not to be by the beach.
For more information, check the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort webpage.
The Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach, Oahu
Also known by its affectionate nickname, “First Lady of Waikiki” is a traditional hotel in the best location and specializes in both local and destination weddings. The oceanfront Diamond Lawn is perfect for ceremonies as is the open-air Roof Gardens and lanais, then the wedding party can dine and dance in a beautiful turn-of-the-century ballroom where echoes of the past add great romance to the atmosphere.
For more information, check the Moana Surfrider webpage.
Kualoa Ranch, Oahu
With over 4,000 acres of natural beauty, including stretches of secret beaches to hidden valleys and majestic mountains, Kualoa Ranch is a popular and versatile wedding location. Boasting ancient Hawaiian cultural sites to historic ranch buildings, secluded gardens and spectacular vistas, whatever scenery you want for your wedding, Kualoa has it all. For the eco-minded, the place offers “farm to table” catering and home grown options for events. Along with the fresh fruits and meats, based on availability, you can even reserve a few live horses and bales of hay to add to the natural ambiance of your wedding!
For more information, check the Kualoa Ranch webpage.
The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui
The professional wedding team at the Fairmont Kea Lani will do their utmost to create a customized event that reflects each couple´s unique style in any one of their special wedding venues. They can create an elegant affair or a tropical event with traditional Hawaiian wedding elements, as you wish – complete with a sunset wedding in paradise. Choose to have your wedding at Fairmont and you´ll receive exclusive access to their Platinum Honeymoon Program and other Hawaii Wedding Packages.
For more information, check the Fairmont Kea Lani webpage.
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, Maui
Those visions of a wedding in your own private tropical paradise can come true at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa. Whether it’s an intimate affair for just two or a more elaborate affair, the wedding specialists will help the couple choose the perfect sites for the ceremony and reception. They´re trained to guide couples through each step of the way, ensuring every detail is perfect – arranging menus, elegant décor, world-class entertainment, and adding unique Hawaiian touches – without weighing the couple down with details and decisions.
Guests will enjoy luxurious accommodations, and endless activities amenities at the full service resort, including an oceanfront spa, championship golf, water activities and a half-acre water playground.
For more information, check the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa webpage.
The Four Seasons, Maui
With eighteen places within the resort to choose from, the Four Seasons in Maui will have the perfect spot for your wedding. From indoor to outdoor, ballroom to beach, you can be assured that your wedding details are being handled by the very best in luxury accommodations. A wedding manager will be assigned to the couple immediately and will be their contact for the wedding ceremony, reception and activities, and any other detail that needs to be addressed. The Four Seasons also offers legal same sex weddings.
For more information, check the Four Seasons webpage.
Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, Maui
At Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, a personal wedding designer will work with the couple on planning all the details of of their celebration down to the smallest detail. Their called designers because they tailor each wedding specifically to suit the desires of each couple. The resort also offers all inclusive wedding packages and have gathered the most sought after professionals on the island to capture the special moment. As a special bonus, Hyatt Gold Passport points are awarded to Gold Passport Members for all food and beverage purchased for the wedding.
For more information, check the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort webpage.
Olowalu Plantation House, Maui
Dreaming of a colonial beach wedding? This is your place. The Olowalu Plantation House is a popular wedding spot for locals and tourists alike. With picturesque views, a lovely lawn, and a charming colonial house, this venue is heavenly.
For more information, check the Olowalu Plantation House webpage.
St Regis Princeville, Kauai
With a Grand Ballroom that accommodates up to 500, the St Regis is well-equipped to handle lavish weddings, as well an intimate ones. Couples can custom design their weddings as they wish and the attentive staff will provide the most professional care and service. This is high luxury at its best.
For more information, check the St Regis Princeville webpage.
The Fairmont Orchid, the Big Island
The otherworldly beauty of the Kohala Coast alone is enough to make you want to have your wedding at the Fairmont Orchid. The beaches are lined by lava, but have pristine white sand that borders a peaceful lagoon with aquamarine waters. There are even waterfalls to complete the image tropical paradise. The resort offers several wedding packages suited for every type of couple.
For more information, check the Fairmont Orchid webpage.
Weddings of Hawaii, Wedding Planner
Let Weddings of Hawaii take the stress out of wedding planning, especially if you´re planning a destination wedding to Hawaii. Since 1978, the company has assisted thousands of couples with their wedding and vow renewal plans. An experienced team of wedding experts are available to help the couple plan every detail. In fact, they have a Weddings of Hawaii Concierge that is available to help the couple and their guests with each step of the way to Hawaii. Like any concierge service they can arrange flights, car rental, hotel reservations and activities at the best prices possible.
For more information, visit the Weddings of Hawaii webpage.