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Tips and Ideas for Your Spring Beach Wedding

By: Velas Weddings / 01 Mar 2023
Tips and Ideas for Your Spring Beach Wedding

Spring is the perfect time of year for a beach wedding. The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and the sea is calling your name. If you're planning a beach wedding in the spring, there are plenty of options available to make your special day unforgettable.

Keep on reading, because here are some tips and ideas that will inspire you for your spring beach wedding.


Choose a Spring Color Palette

One of the best things about a beach wedding is the natural beauty of the sea and sand. Take inspiration from the environment and choose colors that enhance this. 

Warm, soft tones like green, yellow, and ivory make for a lovely spring color palette and blend perfectly with a serene beachy vibe. You can also incorporate bright colors like coral and pink for a splash of something exciting. 

Spring Color Palette

 Photo: Allen Tsai


Take Advantage of the Natural Elements 

The beach is full of natural elements that you can use in your decoration. Shells, starfish, driftwood, and sand are all great materials to incorporate into your wedding decor. 

These work well as additives to the centerpieces, in the decoration of the tables, or even in your bridal bouquet to  blend your wedding and with the location you chose.

Natural Elements Spring Beach Wedding

Photo: Jorge Mercado


Opt for Light and Flowy Fabrics

It's important that your wedding dress and your partner's attire are well-suited for the warm spring weather on the beach. Light, breathable fabrics like chiffon or linen are great options.

For the groom and his groomsmen, lightweight suits or dress shirts paired with khakis or shorts are perfect for the occasion.

Light and flowy fabrics Spring Beach Wedding Dress

Photo: Jorge Mercado


Create a Lounge Area to Relax

A beach wedding is usually noted to be a bit more laid-back. We recommend you set up a lounge area with comfortable seating, day beds, or even hammocks. This will create a space for your guests to sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful views of the sea.

Lounge Area Spring Beach Wedding

Photo: Ether & Smith


Serve Light and Fresh Food

No matter the time of year, any type of food that you would like and crave will be good on the beach. But in keeping with the setting, we recommend choosing a menu that is light and fresh, with options for fish and seafood.

Don't forget to include refreshing drinks, like fruit-infused water or cocktails with a tropical twist!

Light and Fresh Food Spring Beach Wedding

Photo: Evgenia Kostiaeva


Add a Glamorous Touch to Your Decor

For a luxurious wedding, you can add gold and silver details to the decoration. Large-sized chandeliers or candles will help you not only add a glamorous and sophisticated touch to your beach setting but also set a romantic tone to the wedding.

Glamorous Touch to Your Decor Spring Beach Wedding

Photo: Isabella Rodriguez


Use the Sea as a Backdrop to Your Ceremony

One of the best things about a beach wedding is the natural beauty that surrounds it. Take advantage of this by incorporating the sea and sun into your ceremony. 

You can say your vows with the beautiful ocean as your backdrop, or even set up a beachside dance floor underneath the stars. It will just be absolutely magical!

Sea as a Backdrop to Your Ceremony Spring Beach Wedding

Photo: Allen Tsai


Give Beach-themed Favors to your Guests

Giving gifts to guests is nothing new, but take advantage of the fact that your wedding will be on the beach to give them things that may be useful during their stay. For example, flip flops, a personalized beach towel, a fan, or some nice sunglasses.

Any gift that you choose will be much loved and will make their stay on the beach more pleasant.

Beach-themed Favors to your Guests

Photo: Ether & Smith


Mark a Spot for Incredible Photos

A beach wedding is the perfect setting for spectacular photos. A few days before your big day, find a perfect spot to take photos and mark it so that your guests can take advantage of the location and take home some pictures that they'll treasure forever.

Spot for Incredible Wedding Photos

Photo: Jorge Mercado


A beach wedding is perfect for couples who want a relaxed celebration in a beautiful setting without sacrificing elegance and glamour.

With these ideas, you and your guests will absolutely enjoy your big day to the fullest!

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