Top Places to Elope

Planning a wedding can be a hassle and not to mention cost thousands and thousands of dollars.  Some couples choose to skip the headache of planning and spending money on a wedding and head straight for the honeymoon.  For those who prefer a more intimate setting to say “I do”, eloping is the perfect choice.  Are you considering eloping for your big day? If so, finding the perfect resort or location for your wedding is likely atop your agenda.

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Read on to discover a few of the best locations to tie the knot if you are looking to elope.  Make your wedding day truly special by eloping to an exotic location. If getting married barefoot, in the sand, and in a tiny, white, flowing dress is your idea of the perfect setting, then head straight for the islands of Hawaii. Below are a few of the resort that will exceed your expectations as the perfect locations to get married.

The Kahala Hotel and Resort

Located in Oahu, this hotel is one of the most romantic hotels in all of Hawaii. While weddings here can be quite expensive, you are guaranteed an intimate and private setting.  The most basic wedding package will begin around $2,300 and includes a beach ceremony. You will be appointed a wedding manager to help handle the many details of your big day. Every detail, from the wedding cake to photography, can be taken care of.  The superior service at this resort makes it one of the top places to get married in Hawaii.


Oahu beach

Oahu beach by Sebastian Schulz

Koa Kea Resort Hotel at Poipu Beach

This hotel, located in Kauai, is the perfect location if you are looking for a quiet setting away from all the hustle and bustle of life. This resort does not have the superior wedding services that many of the other do but if you looking simply to say “I do” and want to skip out on all the other detail, it is the perfect location.

Marriott Wailea Resort

If you are looking for a destination wedding that is affordable, consider the Marriot Wailea Resort in Maui.  It has settings for both you and your spouse to be to say “I do” or places that can accommodate a few quests if you have people along with you.  With many wedding packages available, you will be able to settle your heart’s desire. If champagne is what you want, champagne is what you will get.

Maui sunset

Maui sunset by Adam Hertz

While many people tend to head for the beach when it comes to eloping, others prefer a wedding of different sorts.  They head straight for what is considered the eloping capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada.  If you are looking for affordability, you can’t go wrong in choosing a romantic Las Vegas resort for your big day. Below are a few that you may want to consider.

Mandalay Bay

If you want the exotic feeling without having to escape to the beach, this is the perfect resort for your wedding. With three chapels and a staff waiting to attend to your every need, this location is one of the best that Las Vegas has to offer.

Bellagio Las Vegas

The “Just for Two” wedding package is a relatively inexpensive package at an upscale resort.  Beginning at $1,500, this intimate wedding package will provide you with everything you need. From wine to a limousine, every detail of your big day will be planned out for you.


Bellagio Las Vegas

Bellagio by Kate McKenna

Luxor Las Vegas

If you are looking for the best deal, look no further than the Luxor.  For prices starting around $300, you can say “I do” in a small chapel with up to 20 guests.  You will have the ability to choose whether you want a religious ceremony or non denominational. If you aren’t looking for all the extras, this will be the perfect place for you to elope.


If you and your spouse have decided to skip all the chaos that comes with planning a wedding and want to elope, use the information listed above to help you plan your perfect day. Whether you want to go all out or only spend a little, the resorts above will have what you are looking for.


Olivia Nicholas loves to write about all things weddings.  She loves to share her experiences by writing for Storkie.