Eye-catching altars for your wedding day

Your wedding ceremony is going to be one of the most photographed moments of your wedding celebrations so it’s important to choose an altar that will enhance the beauty of your tropical backdrop! From bold structures to floral arches, we’ve compiled a list of eye-catching altars to frame your first married kiss.

Feeling inspired? Share a photo of your favorite altar with your Wedding Vacations planner! This will help them understand your wedding day vision, so they can help you source and arrange your ideal altar.

 Rustic Frame

Complement your destination’s stunning natural landscapes with a wooden pergola. Featuring winding wooden posts loosely draped with delicate chiffon, this handcrafted statement piece is a perfect addition for any rustic wedding in the tropics.

Inspiration from Hacienda Encantada Resort and Spa     

Panoramic Gazebo

Fostered Photo

Those looking to say “I do” surrounded by breathtaking views of the Los Cabos coast will love this gorgeous gazebo. This towering warm-toned structure pops against the striking blue hues of the sky and ocean, resulting in beautiful photos!

Inspiration from Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas

Floral Hoop

Add a tropical twist to your ceremony with a floral hoop. The best part about this lush focal point is that there are plenty of options to customize it to suit your style, you can incorporate nature by adding greenery to your arrangement or tie in your destination by using local flora.

Inspiration from Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf Resort and Spa  

Effortless Beauty

For a laidback look, start your forever beneath a simple altar that consists of a single piece of chiffon fabric suspended from a tree. This offers a relaxed yet elegant feel without blocking tropical vistas, allowing your location to be the decoration.

Inspiration from Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica

Geometric Instillation 

Cristina Gisselle Gonzalez Flores

This metallic geometric altar is the perfect contrast to a natural beach backdrop and adds a modern element to tropical ceremonies. This stunning statement piece can be formed into unique shapes such as a triangle or a hexagon with the option to add texture using flowers.

Inspiration from Vickie and Daniel’s Real Wedding