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Embrace the Joy and Magic of a Beach Wedding!

Dreaming of a wedding that combines the serene beauty of nature with the enchantment of love? Look no further than a beach wedding! Picture yourself standing barefoot in the soft sand, with the gentle ocean breeze whispering melodies of joy, surrounded by your loved ones. A beach wedding offers an idyllic setting that blends natural wonder with endless possibilities for celebration. Let's dive into the uplifting reasons why a beach wedding can make your special day truly extraordinary! All the photos in this blog were taken from a Styled Shoot I coordinated for Styled Shoots of Houston. It was the perfect opportunity for the participating Vendors to showcase their skills and inspire Brides with images of a dream beach wedding. The shoot took place in Galveston, TX.

wedding tablescape on the beach
A dream beach wedding tablescape. Photo by Kelly Urban Photography

A Romantic Backdrop

Imagine exchanging vows against a breathtaking backdrop of sun-kissed shores, azure waters, and the vibrant hues of a mesmerizing sunset. Beach weddings offer a romantic and ethereal ambiance, perfect for couples seeking a touch of enchantment. The stunning natural scenery provides an unparalleled setting for heartfelt moments and everlasting memories. And who doesn’t love the sound of crashing waves?? That sound always takes me back to the “good ol’ days”.

Sounds of Nature and Fresh Sea Breezes

One of the most enchanting aspects of a beach wedding is the symphony of nature's sounds that accompany your special day. As you exchange vows, you'll be serenaded by the soothing melody of waves gently crashing against the shore. The fresh sea breezes add an invigorating touch, carrying the scents of the ocean and filling the air with a sense of tranquility. These natural elements create an immersive experience, heightening the emotions of love and creating an atmosphere that is truly magical

A Bride and Groom laughing together on the beach.
As formal or informal as you would like it! Photo by Kelly Urban Photography

Relaxed and Informal Atmosphere:

Leave behind the formalities and embrace the laid-back charm of a beach wedding. The soothing sounds of crashing waves and the casual atmosphere create a relaxed vibe that will put everyone at ease. Guests can kick off their shoes, wiggle their toes in the sand, and fully immerse themselves in the joyous celebration. They do not have to worry about purchasing fancy attire for your special day- unless you request a formal attire-which you totally could! Hm. I’m envisioning it now! Let’s make that happen together! A fancy beach wedding! Anyway, you and your partner can be yourselves and allow yourself to fully be in the moment! Embracing the day without a worry in the world!

Guests can kick off their shoes, wiggle their toes in the sand, and fully immerse themselves in the joyous celebration.

A bride and groom embracing each other on the beach.
It's not a beach wedding without dreamy portraits. Photo by Kelly Urban Photography

Gorgeous Photo Opportunities

Capture stunning and magical moments with the help of the beach's natural beauty. From romantic walks along the shoreline to playful shots in the crashing waves, a beach wedding offers endless opportunities for breathtaking photographs. The soft, natural lighting, vibrant colors, and picturesque landscapes will ensure your wedding album becomes a treasure trove of cherished memories.

Destination Celebration

If you're looking to combine your wedding and honeymoon, a beach wedding can be the perfect destination celebration. Choose a beautiful coastal location that you've always dreamed of visiting or opt for a tropical paradise where you can indulge in the sun, sea, and sand while celebrating your love. Your wedding becomes an unforgettable experience not just for you but for your guests who get to enjoy a vacation-like celebration.

A gorgeous floral arrangement for a wedding on the beach.
Extravagant wedding florals on the beach. Photo by Kelly Urban Photography

Fun-Filled Activities

Aside from the wedding ceremony and reception, a beach wedding opens up a world of fun-filled activities for your guests to enjoy. From beach volleyball and water sports to sandcastle competitions and romantic strolls along the shore, everyone can partake in the coastal delights. Your wedding will turn into a mini-vacation, offering a delightful escape from the everyday hustle and bustle.

Versatile Styles and Themes

Whether you envision a bohemian beach wedding with flowing dresses and flower crowns or a classic affair with elegant décor, a beach venue offers versatility in themes and styles. You can incorporate nautical elements, tropical accents, or keep it simple and let the natural surroundings speak for themselves. The beach provides a blank canvas to manifest your unique vision and create a wedding that truly reflects your personalities. If you are envisioning tons of real candles, the beach may not work for you. Unless you’re open to LED candles! My company offers many great LED candle options for situations like this in our Décor Service Package. You can view that package here.

A bride and groom holding hands on the beach.
Blue skies and sandy beaches. Photo by Kelly Urban Photography


A beach wedding promises a blissful union of nature's splendor and the joyous celebration of love. The scenic beauty, relaxed atmosphere, and versatile possibilities make it an unforgettable experience for both the couple and their guests. With the sand between your toes and the ocean as your witness, a beach wedding captures the essence of romance and creates cherished memories that will last a lifetime. So, embrace the magic of a beach wedding and embark on a journey of love, laughter, and eternal happiness by the shimmering shores.

Are you dreaming of a beach wedding? I would love to hear all about it! Need a Wedding Planner or Coordinator? I’m your girl! My team loves beach weddings! Let’s talk!

A pink, white and yellow bridal bouquet.
Every bride deserves a dreamy bouquet! Photo by Kelly Urban Photography.

If you are looking for amazing wedding vendors to help bring your beach theme wedding vision to life, I feel confident that you can count on any of the vendors that were a part of this shoot. Ultimately, just remember to take in the day and embrace your love and it will be perfect!

Vendor Team:

Coordinator: Next Chapter Weddings

Floral, Styling & Design: Magnolia Rose Co.

Decor/Rentals: Wonderfully Made

Linens, Chargers & Arch: Chair Covers-N-More Inc.

Bridal Gown: SomethingBLUE

Host & Planner: Styled Shoots of Houston

Photographer: Kelly Urban Photography

Next Chapter Weddings is an upscale Wedding Planning company based in Houston, TX. We offer packages from Coordination to Full Service Wedding Planning, as well as, Design and Décor.

We are happily available for destination weddings, elopements and micro weddings.

We believe every love story is unique and worth celebrating. Cheers!

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