When done right, there’s nothing better than a destination wedding: The gorgeous scenery, unique setting, and vacation-like vibe will stay with your guests well past the walk down the aisle (no matter how much they indulge in the post-nuptial cocktail hour). And if you have your eye on Hawaii, few places do a better job than the Kahala Hotel and Resort in Oahu. A celebrity retreat since 1964, the Kahala might be the best hotel on the island, with a more “laid-back luxe” than “pretentious glitz” vibe that will help to calm your nerves before the big day. Plus, the hotel can handle everything for the bride and groom — photographers and videographers, musicians, decorations, and food can all be arranged by the on-site wedding manager — with your input, of course. Additional fees do add up if you choose to bring in “non-recommended” vendors, but with a gorgeous ceremony location at spots like this beachfront gazebo, your wedding photos will be breathtaking. The Kahala’s Kissing Point, however, may be the most picturesque spot to snap a shot. Check out more wedding-inspired photos at the Kahala now »
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