Destinations

Weddings in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is ideal for a destination wedding and the perfect escape for a honeymoon. Offering a diverse venues from the elegant colonial majesty of Old San Juan, to miles of idyllic beaches and the lush green backdrop of virgin rainforest. Dreamy Weddings can arrange your wedding ceremony in a spectacular subterranean cavern or to say your vows while paddle-boarding! Though a US Territory, Spanish is the most dominant language and Latin American influence is clear in music and cuisine, while the vistas are pure Caribbean. All combined to make Puerto Rico a very popular destination wedding choice.

Getting married in Puerto Rico is perhaps easiest for couples from the USA, and the domestic status of the island means travel and official documentation are far less cumbersome than many other destinations; you only need to comply with your hometown requirements to tie the knot at the Puerto Rican venue of your choice.

If your destination Dreamy Wedding plan includes fun, sun, shopping and a dash of exotic culture, Puerto Rico promises to be a unique and unforgettable destination.

Puerto Rico Flights

There are many ways to get to Puerto Rico, including over 588 non-stop flights between the island and mainland US, 30 flights to other Caribbean islands, and 28 flights to Central and South America every week. Puerto Rico is also the cruise capital of the Caribbean, and its ports welcome thousands of cruise passengers daily.

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Puerto Rico Hotels

Puerto Rico is easy to get to, with direct flights into San Juan International Airport on international carriers from the USA, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean. Accommodation ranges from couples all-inclusive and family beach resorts to five star luxury, private villas and self catering apartments, so if you are looking for a fast-paced vacation coupled with a diverse Caribbean island getaway for your destination Dreamy Wedding, Puerto Rico has everything you’ll need.

Puerto Rico Wedding Venues

Two of Dreamy Weddings most popular wedding venues in Puerto Rico are Isla Verde in Carolina, close to the capital San Juan, which is a long white sand stretch of resorts, hotels, restaurants, water sports and every beach activity you can think of: Atlantic Gardens, close to the mountainous region of Aguadilla on the northwest coast is an idyllic, serene setting off the beaten track.

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Puerto Rico Salsa

One thing Puerto Ricans are famous for is that they love to dance, and they can really move! You will always find Salsa music being played somewhere, and where there’s music, there’s dancing! The tropical Latin vibe runs throughout Puerto Rico, and the island is synonymous with hot salsa nights! Take a few lessons with the locals before your first dance, or hit a salsa club in Old San Juan to notch up the heat on your Dreamy Wedding vacation in Puerto Rico.

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Puerto Rico Architecture

The island’s architectural heritage is Spanish and can be appreciated in the narrow, cobblestone streets and pastel-colored, clay tile-roofed buildings of Old San Juan. The ornate wrought-iron balconies and heavy wooden doors that open onto inner courtyards come directly from the style of Andalusia in southern Spain. It is estimated there are at least 400 structures of historic value in the old town, including some of the finest examples of Spanish colonial architecture in the New World.

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Puerto Rico Wedding Requirements

Puerto Rico’s requirements for wedding ceremonies are straightforward and easy to follow, so couples can spend time enjoying the wonders of the island as they await their big day.

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Puerto Rico Facts

  • No residency requirement
  • Land Area : 3,515 square miles
  • Population : 3,680,075
  • Capital : San Juan
  • Languages : Spanish, English
  • Time Zone : Atlantic Standard Time
  • Currency : US dollar
  • Cruise Call : San Juan Cruise Port
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