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Best Dominican Republic Destination Weddings

Altos de Chavon at Casa de Campo

Altos de Chavon is a medieval fantasy set down in the middle of the Dominican Republic. It was financed by a millionaire for his daughter's wedding and designed by a former Hollywood set designer. It's a caught-in-time creation of cobblestone streets and stone buildings, set high above the picturesque Chavon River. Catholic weddings take place at the captivating St. Stanislaus Church, celebrated for its plaza and fountain. There are other weddings venues available at Altos de Chavon, including a 5,000 seat Roman amphitheatre.

Dominican Republic Destination Weddings

Catedral Primada de Santo Domingo

Step back in time and tie the knot at the Catedral Primada de Santo Domingo, the oldest cathedral in the Caribbean and often called 'America's First Cathedral.' You and your betrothed will be in Santo Domingo's supremely historic 12-block Colonial Zone. Venues for receptions abound ' if you like you can even arrive by horse and carriage. The Hotel Nicolas de Ovando offers lodging in a building dating back to 1502. As a choice for a reception it makes a perfect complement to a ceremony in the Catedral Primada.

Eden Roc at Cap Cana

Here you can get married in an elegant beachfront resort setting, surrounded by exotic tropical blooms. The boutique resort takes its cues from the most famous resorts of the French Riviera. Venues for the exchange of vows include the Beachfront Gazebo at the Calet'n Club, offering thrilling sea views; and Calet'n Beach, where bride and groom stand under a pergola for a beachside ceremony. Eden Roc even has its own romantic natural grotto.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

Strike a power chord as you and your baby exchange vows at the Hard Rock, where you can choose from a collection of nine Colin Cowie wedding packages, from Rocker Chic to Elegant Ivory. Every suite at the Hard Rock has double Jacuzzi tubs. You can choose to get married on the beach or choose one of Hard Rock's hip floating weddings gazebos.

Sivory Punta Cana Boutique Hotel

Sivory has a menu of appealing wedding packages, as well as customized menus carefully paired with just the right vintage from the resort's extensive wine library. Exchange vows on the beach or in the garden gazebo or opt to take it inside to one of the resort's garden-view function rooms. The resort's complimentary wedding coordinator is there to make sure everything goes off as planned.


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