It seems everyone has their own opinion of what the best exotic wedding destinations are. So we’ve compiled our “best of the best” posts on wedding destination hot spots. From Google and Yahoo search rankings to The Huffington Post, here are what the industry experts have to say about the top 10 wedding locations.
Destinations From Google Searches
Fodor’s Travel has used Google’s annual Zeitgeist report, “”which curates a variety of top 10 lists for popular searches” to compile their list of the most searched for destination wedding spots globally. Their post World’s Best Places For a Destination Wedding has good descriptions, a slide show, and links to resorts as well as their own travel guides.
Small surprise that destination spots in the Caribbean are popular, as “the Caribbean” ranks fourth in Google’s searches. Mexico, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Jamaica, Italy, Las Vegas, Disney World in Florida, Costa Rica and Kauai, also made it on their list.
Suggestions from the Huffington Post
This article from The Huffington Post has created a list of resorts for a stress free celebration. Their guide to “10 popular wedding destination resorts in sought after locations that offer wedding packages and planning services for large and small events” features a great slide show with a good description of the resorts and links to each website.
In the U.S., they cover Martha’s Vineyard, The Napa Valley, Santa Barbara, Key West in Florida and Maui. Included are resorts in Costa Rica, Jamaica, Puerto Vallarta, and Sorrento (Italy).
Most Searched Wedding Destinations on Yahoo
Yahoo Travel  posted an article in June/14 and compiled this list of “the most sought after wedding destination spots” on Yahoo. The post has some links for popular resorts in the area and some good resources in helpful links to the names and websites of local wedding planners.
These are Yahoo’s most searched for wedding destinations in 2014:
Hawaii, Bahamas, Anguilla, Cozumel, the Cayman Islands, the Florida Keys, Las Vegas, the Outer Banks, N. Carolina, Los Cabos in Mexico, and Costa Rica.
The Travel Channel’s Best Wedding Destination Hotels
The Travel Channel also has a best of list for wedding destination hotels. Click on the link for the name of the resort and you’ll get a summary of reviews for the resorts with an informative “pro and con” comparison sheet by Oyster.com, the hotel tell-all company.
Here are the locations they cover:
Negril and Montego Bay in Jamaica, three resorts on Oahu, Punta Cana and Cabarete in the Dominican Republic, Miami, Maui, and Caneel Bay in the Virgin Islands.
Destinationweddingmag.com Recommends These 16 All Inclusives
destinationweddingmag.com has a listing of the best 16 all inclusive resorts. With a slide show and brief resort descriptions plus links to the all inclusive resorts for wedding package and price information.
They cover destinations such as: Cancun (3 resorts), the Bahamas, Montego Bay in Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Cabo San Lucas in Mexico, St. Croix, 3 along the Mayan Riviera, Antigua, Fiji, Belize, Chile, and St. Lucia.
One thing’s for certain, each of these wedding destination spots have a lot of romance in common. Is it any wonder they’re so popular?
 Kelly O’Mara, Yahoo Travel, https://www.yahoo.com/travel/most-searched-destination-wedding-sites-89995288542.html
 Katie Mcelveen, Shawn Bean, http://www.destinationweddingmag.com/gallery/16-best-all-inclusive-honeymoon-resorts