50 Ideas for Beach Weddings

From seashell bouquets to starfish décor to exiting your reception on a boat, there are so many fantastic ideas that'll only work at this idyllic setting. Here, get 50 ideas just for you.

By: Kristen O'Gorman Klein
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    Bouquets

    Cute idea for a beach wedding: Include a starfish in your bouquet!

    Photo Credit: Minerva Photography

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    Bouquets

    Skip flowers and opt for a seashell bouquet!

    Photo Credit: Amanda Jayne Photography

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    Bouquets

    Attach mini starfish to your bouquets.

    Photo Credit: Shoreshotz Weddings

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    Bouquets

    This bouquet is reminiscent of coral and seaweed.

    Photo Credit: Heather Fitch Photography

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    Bouquets

    Fill your bouquet with contrasting colors, like orange and blue.

    Photo Credit: Life's Highlights

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    Boutonnières

    Include a mini starfish in your boutonnière.

    Photo Credit: Minerva Photography

  • Attire
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    Attire

    Take a casual approach with a short & simple dress, paired with shorts for the groom.

    Photo Credit: Amanda Jayne Photography

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    Attire

    Dreaming of a barefoot ceremony? You can still dress up your feet!

    Photo courtesy of Jessica Phillips Creations

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    Bridesmaids' Accessories

    Bright leis make fun photo props.

    Photo Credit: Meg Courtney Photography

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    Bridesmaids' Accessories

    Give each of your ‘maids a parasol in one of your wedding colors.

    Photo Credit: Meg Baisden Photography

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    Bridesmaids & Groomsmen

    Bold orange dresses pop against the sand. Give the groomsmen bright ties to match.

    Photo Credit: Life's Highlights

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    Bridesmaids & Groomsmen

    A Hawaiian-chic bridal party.

    Photo Credit: Meg Baisden Photography

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    Ceremony Ideas

    A sand ceremony on the beach = perfection! We love how this couple poured sand in their wedding colors into a special shadow box that'll become a meaningful piece of art in their home.

    Photo Credit: Mari Darr~Welch Weddings

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    Ceremony Ideas

    Don’t let your guests end up with sand in their shoes all night; have a shoe check and provide flip flops.

    Photo Credit: Shoreshotz Weddings

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    Ceremony Ideas

    Keep kids busy by providing buckets filled with toys.

    Photo Credit: Minerva Photography

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    Ceremony Ideas

    A genius way to help your guests clean off their feet with ease before slipping back into their dancing shoes.

    Photo Credit: Mari Darr~Welch Weddings

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    Ceremony Ideas

    Arrive in style to your ceremony!

    Photo Credit: Brawns Photography

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    Ceremony Ideas

    Tie your wedding rings into seashells.

    Photo Credit: Leona Darnell Photography

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    Ceremony Ideas

    Pull your flower girl and ring bearer down the aisle in a beach wagon.

    Photo Credit: Shoreshotz Weddings

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    Ceremony Ideas

    Kids and adults alike will love tossing mini beach balls during your recessional.

    Photo Credit: Meg Baisden Photography