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Hawaii Destination Weddings

Getting Married on Kauai

Kauai is a tropical paradise that provides a stunning backdrop for your wedding. Whether you seek a romantic beach ceremony or an adventurous hike to a hidden waterfall, Kauai has it all. From sunset cruises along the Na Pali Coast to exploring the enchanting Waimea Canyon, Kauai offers countless opportunities for unforgettable experiences.

Top Highlights

  • The Garden Isle
  • Tropical climate
  • Rainforests
  • Dramatic cliffs
  • Stunning beaches
  • LGBT-friendly

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Kauai Marriage Requirements

Marriage Requirements

The legal requirements are simple for US citizens looking to tie the knot in Kauai. You'll have to bring a valid government-issued ID, like a driver's license and proof of age. Both parties need to be present during the application. No need to worry about waiting periods or blood tests. It's hassle-free! Once you've obtained a marriage license from the State of Hawaii Department of Health, it's valid for 30 days.

Wedding Packages in Kauai

Wedding Packages in Kauai

Destination wedding packages in Kauai have everything you need for a blissful day in paradise. Since Hawaii does not have any all-inclusive resorts on its islands, you'll have to build your wedding package a la carte, but you can expect personalized service from an onsite wedding coordinator to help you find each vendor (florist, photographer, DJ, hair and makeup artists, etc.). Plus, your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist will be there every step of the way to assist.

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Travel Tips

Kauai Travel Tips

Travel Documents

US citizens traveling to Kauai do not need a passport for entry, but Canadian citizens do. Speak with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for more information or visit travel.state.gov (US citizens) or travel.gc.ca (Canadian citizens).

Language

The official language of Hawaii is English. So, whether you're chatting with friendly locals, seeking recommendations for the best spots to explore, or expressing your heartfelt vows during your ceremony, you can easily communicate with the locals, ensuring a seamless experience throughout your destination wedding and vacation.

Currency & Tipping

The official currency in Kauai is the US Dollar. It is widely accepted in tourist areas, making transactions and shopping hassle-free. Regarding tipping, leaving a gratuity of around 15-20% at restaurants, bars, and other services is customary. Small tips are appreciated for key resort staff, such as housekeeping, concierge, bellhop, etc.

Things To Do on Kauai

Kauai Attractions

Attractions & Activities

  • Sunbathe on the beach
  • Helicopter tours
  • See the Na Pali Coast
  • Hiking
  • Sunset cruise
  • Wailua Falls and Opaekaa Falls
  • Ziplining through the rainforest
  • Hawaiian luaus 

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Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

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CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

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Kauai Wedding Planning FAQs

How much does a destination wedding cost in Kauai, Hawaii?
The average cost of a destination wedding in Kauai varies depending on your preferences, such as when you want to get married, how many guests will attend and the level of luxury you desire in your package details. Our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists can help create a personalized quote to give you a better idea of what your destination wedding in Hawaii will cost.
When is the best time of year to get married in Kauai, Hawaii?
Kauai enjoys warm weather and sunshine throughout the year. However, April to October is considered the peak wedding season, offering the best weather and ideal conditions for outdoor ceremonies.
How do I plan a wedding in Kauai, Hawaii?
To plan a destination wedding in Kauai, the first step is to draft an initial budget and guest list. From there, our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists can help with the rest of the planning process, including:
Selecting the perfect hotel, venue and package Confirming your wedding date Securing a group room block at your chosen hotel Booking the travel arrangements for you and your guests Planning any activities or excursions Finalizing the day-of details with your onsite coordinator
We’ll be with you every step of the way to ensure your Kauai destination wedding is everything you’ve imagined it to be.

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