Riviera Maya, Mexico, and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic are among the most romantic destinations to tie the knot, according to a new study by Delta Vacations. The official vacation provider for Delta Air Lines compiled a list of top 10 romantic destinations for a destination wedding based on the number of booked hotel nights in 2017 by Delta Vacations customers with destination wedding packages. They are:
- Riviera Maya, Mexico
- Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
- Ocho Rios, Jamaica
- Negril, Jamaica
- Cancun, Mexico
- Montego Bay, Jamaica
- Castries, St. Lucia
- Nassau, Bahamas
- Los Cabos, Mexico
- Maui, Hawaii
The study included Delta Vacations' destinations across Latin America, the Caribbean and the U.S.
"With year-round temperate weather, a plethora of excursions, an array of accommodations of all types and unforgettable scenic backdrops, it's easy to see why many couples choose to get married in these destinations," said Elizabeth Moriarty, Delta Vacations vice president, product development, in a written statement.
Punta Cana was also cited by travel advisors Travel Agent spoke with for our recent feature on destination weddings and honeymoons as a top romantic destination, with family-friendly options for couples traveling with kids in tow at the Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana, and “rock star” experiences at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana. It’s also a top destination for bachelor / bachelorette getaways, thanks to the Breathless and Secrets Resorts in the area.