Where to Get Married on Aitutaki
Laidback and effortlessly beautiful, it is easy to see why Aitutaki has captured your heart. All you need is a worthy venue to hold your once-in-a-lifetime celebration, of which, you have a collection of stunning beach resorts and uninhabited islands to choose from. Let us guide you through the best wedding venues on Aitutaki so you can spend less time researching and more time dreaming about the big day.
Before we jump into Aitutaki’s wedding venues, however, be sure to open The Wedding, Honeymoon & Romantic Getaway Guide to Aitutaki – you’re going to want to read that one next!
1. Aitutaki Lagoon Private Island Resort
The five-star adults-only Aitutaki Lagoon Private Island Resort provides the perfect setting for a wedding on the private island of Akitua. The resort offers four wedding ceremony locations: Sunset Beach, Oneroa Beach Chapel, the Beach Gazebo or the sandspit of Kuriri Point, all featuring magnificent views of the Aitutaki Lagoon and its motu (islands). Choose from floral archways to four-post archways and all the tropical decor to match at this highly-sought wedding venue on Aitutaki.
See what it’s like to stay at the resort in our 6 Best Adults-Only Resorts on Aitutaki, as well as what their wedding package entails in the 7 Best Wedding Packages on Aitutaki.
2. One Foot Island – Bishop’s Cruises
Specialising in weddings on Tapuaetai, a.k.a. One Foot Island, Bishop’s Cruises can arrange an unforgettable wedding at a unique venue. The uninhabited island in the Aitutaki Lagoon is named after a legend surrounding love and sacrifice and also holds one of the most isolated post offices in the world. Bishop’s wedding planning service operates under Onefoot Island Weddings after the island which sits just a 15-minute boat ride from the mainland.
Weddings on One Foot Island can also be organised through Weddings Cook Islands, Etu Moana, Aitutaki Escape and Aitutaki Village.
3. Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas
For a more intimate experience including a stay at an eco-friendly boutique resort, choose the wedding venue of Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas. They offer several wedding packages including venues both at the resort’s beach and on One Foot Island. They offer custom-made wedding packages should you have a different wedding venue in mind. Learn more about staying at their accommodation in the 10 Best Resorts in Aitutaki, as well as their packages in our wedding package guide.
4. Aitutaki Escape
Say your “I dos” at the stunning luxury boutique accommodation of Aitutaki Escape. The villa accommodation offers two wedding venues: either on the beach at Aitutaki Escape or at One Foot Island in the Aitutaki Lagoon. Either way, you can have your wedding completely custom-designed and/or use suggestions from the venue’s two wedding packages, which are outlined in the 5 Best Wedding Packages on Aitutaki. Learn more about staying at Aitutaki Escape in the 5 Best Luxury Accommodations on Aitutaki.
5. Aitutaki Village
This unpretentious accommodation provider at Ootu Beach also offers the widest range of wedding venues on Aitutaki. Plan your wedding with Aitutaki Village either on One Foot Island, on the sandbar in front of One Foot Island, or on the uninhabited motu, Ee. From there, you can customise your wedding package to your liking so you don’t have to pay for anything you don’t want. Find out more about their accommodation in the 10 Best Family Accommodations on Aitutaki.
6. Motu Ee – Weddings Cook Islands
An alternative to going through a resort or accommodation, Weddings Cook Islands can arrange weddings at your chosen location (if, of course, feasible) or on One Foot Island or Motu Ee. Motu Ee is one of the larger and much less visited islands in the Aitutaki Lagoon. The wedding planners offer packages for both islands, as outlined in the 5 Best Wedding Packages on Aitutaki. Weddings on Motu Ee can also be organised through Aitutaki Village.
7. Tamanu Beach Resort
Finally, choose the beachside wedding venue of the Tamanu Beach Resort with its floral archway and the island sounds of their string band. The resort has one of the more affordable wedding packages on Aitutaki. Find out more in our wedding package guide for Aitutaki.
More About Wedding Venues in Aitutaki and the Cook Islands
We hope you found this list of the best wedding venues in Aitutaki useful, but if you want more inspiration for your big day, be sure to check out the rest:
- 10 Best Wedding Venues on Rarotonga
- 10 Best Wedding Venues in the Cook Islands
- What are the Marriage Requirements in the Cook Islands?
Finally, if there’s anything we’ve missed, you’re likely to find it in How to Plan a Wedding in the Cook Islands.