How to Style Your Own Beach Wedding

Your own beach wedding

A beach wedding in Spain is a dream come true for many couples. The warm weather, the beautiful scenery, and the relaxed atmosphere make it the perfect setting for a romantic celebration. But how do you style your own beach wedding so that it is both stylish and memorable?

Here are a few tips:

Choose the right location

  1. The first step is to choose the perfect location for your wedding. There are many beautiful beaches in Spain to choose from, so take your time and find one that fits your style and budget. If you want a secluded spot, you could choose a small cove or beach. If you want to be closer to the action, you could choose a beach near a town or city. 

Consider the time of year

  1. The weather in Spain varies depending on the time of year. If you want to avoid the crowds, you may want to consider getting married during the shoulder seasons (spring or fall). However, if you are set on getting married during the summer, be prepared for hot weather and big crowds.

Keep it simple

  1. A beach wedding is a great opportunity to keep things simple and elegant. Choose a simple dress and suit, and focus on the natural beauty of the setting. You can add a touch of luxury with some statement accessories, such as a sparkling necklace or a pair of designer sunglasses. 

Use natural materials

  1. The beach is a natural setting, so it makes sense to use natural materials in your décor. This could include things like flowers, shells, driftwood, and candles. You can also use fabrics like linen and cotton to create a relaxed and casual atmosphere. 

Personalize your wedding

  1. A beach wedding is a great opportunity to personalize your wedding. This could mean incorporating your favorite colors, flowers, or symbols into your décor. You could also write your own vows or create a custom ceremony that reflects your unique relationship.

Don't forget the details

  1. The little details can make a big difference in the overall look of your wedding. This could include things like the type of stationery you use, the favors you give your guests, or the food you serve. Take some time to think about the details that are important to you and make sure they are incorporated into your wedding day.

Here are some additional tips for styling your own beach wedding in Spain:

  • Hire a wedding planner or stylist who can help you bring your vision to life.
  • Be flexible with your plans. The weather in Spain can be unpredictable, so be prepared to make changes if necessary.
  • Don't forget to factor in the cost of transportation, accommodation, and other logistics.

But most of all, have fun! A beach wedding is a chance to celebrate your love with your closest friends and family. So relax, enjoy the moment, and let your love shine through.

Featured photo by kind permission of @MartinEllardPhotographer

Author bio: Debbie Skyrme is "Celebrant Spain".  Award winning bilingual destination wedding celebrant officiating elopements, vow renewals and wedding ceremonies in the Spanish sunshine.