By Joanne Feinstein Gates

When it comes to destination weddings, you would be hard pressed to find a better place to have your wedding ceremony than the island paradise that the Abacos in the Bahamas has to offer. So many venues, price points and picturesque views from the tip of Green Turtle Cay all the way down to Elbow Cay, there are a number of different venues and sites to choose from to make your special day one that you will never forget. is a premier website resource for planning your perfect Abaco wedding.

First on our list is the Bluff House Beach Resort & Marina. Located on Green Turtle Cay, the Bluff House provides an amazing wedding experience from start to finish. Your guests can relax in one of the Bluff House Hotel Suites that overlooks the Sea of Abaco or you can stay in one of the 3 Bedroom Villas. All guests have access to the only private beach on Green Turtle Cay, as well as the swimming pool, bars and restaurants. For the wedding itself, you can choose from a number of different options. Whether it’s a sunset ceremony on the white-sand beach, or in their lush garden overlooking the Sea, you can be sure that your ceremony will be one to remember. They also offer a wedding package so expansive that you can relax knowing that your special day is being well taken care of.

The Bahamas Beach Club, located in Treasure Cay presents the opportunity to make your wedding day extra special. Unlike some other Caribbean resorts, the Bahamas Beach Club only performs one wedding ceremony per day, guaranteed. From 2 guests to 200, formal or casual, indoor or outdoor, the Bahamas Beach Club is prepared to make your wedding day the one you always dreamed of. Their wedding package starts at $950 and includes all the basics to make sure your wedding is official and goes off without a hitch.

Marsh Harbor is home to the Abaco Beach Resort, another one of our favorite wedding destinations in the Abacos. From the smallest ceremony to the biggest party, the Abaco Beach Resort is equipped to handle it all. You can choose from any one of their many venues, which includes the opportunity to say “I Do” on a private island. They offer a number of different packages designed to fit any situation that start at just $999. Take a look at their many theme events.

If you are looking to plan an out of the ordinary destination wedding, then Grabbers on Guana Cay is the place for you. Grabbers is a Bed, Bar & Grill that offers a more down to earth, island lifestyle type wedding event. Each wedding at Grabbers is a unique experience tailored to your own needs. You can stay right at Grabbers and relax as you live out the unique destination wedding of your dreams.

The Hope Town Harbour Lodge, this iconic resort on Elbow Cay is one of the quintessential wedding venues in all of the Abacos. Say “I Do” with the famous Elbow Cay Lighthouse as your witness, or have a traditional wedding in a historic church. The staff at Hope Town Harbour Lodge prides themselves in giving each wedding party unique attention so that you can be sure that everything will be perfect for your wedding day.

Firefly Sunset Resort is also located on Elbow Cay. Firefly provides everything from the reception to a honeymoon cottage, all overlooking the beautiful Sea of Abaco. They offer seven unique fully equipped cottages and villas that are perfect for that intimate destination wedding that you have always wanted. A quick Internet search will show you how Firefly has received rave reviews, and is consistently ranked as one of the best resorts in the Abacos.

Not only are there great wedding venues in the Abacos, but you can find almost everything you need to make your wedding the best day of your life. Looking to pick up some wedding favors? Albury’s Sail Shop on the Man-O-War Cay has colorful and fashionable items that your wedding party will love. Want to plan a party or hold your rehearsal dinner on the beach? Lubbers Landing offers the perfect location for your tropical beach party. Froggies Out Island Adventures is the only place you need to look if you are hoping to go an excursion, snorkeling, or scuba diving. Need to charter a flight? Wildcat Touring offers luxury air service to and from the Abacos for all of your guests. is an excellent resource for planning your wedding in the Abacos, from picking the venue all the way down to finding the perfect wedding favors. If you have any questions or want any more information about any of these venues, please contact us at and we would be happy to answer any and all questions you might have.

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