In Punta Cana, in addition to the resorts that offer their services to set up your wedding, there are several other places, namely restaurants/clubs, where you can spend your wedding in an intimate and distanced setting surrounded by your close friends and family.
Kukua Beach Club & Restaurant is one of these places. And some words about this place...
Kukua Restaurant is located on Bavaro Beach, it has a great ocean view and a wonderful pool in the territory which is often used for reception time with a lot of hanging lights or large illuminated letters like "LOVE" or "I DO".
Kukua restaurant is situated between the Grand Bahia Principe and Hotel RIU Palace Punta Cana. Kukua beach club is one of these places where you can get to the beach easy and for free without entering to the resorts territory, which will ask you for permission or minimum paid day pass .
The main person of this place you have to know about is a Lead Wedding Planner & Designer Mayte Mari. She will make your dream wedding come true. She has an extraordinary talent and she does not cease to delight EVERY BRIDE with the stylishness and her vision. More information about this wonderful woman you can see here, on the official website of Kukua Restaurant https://kukuarestaurantpuntacana.com/
Kukua offers a beautiful bridal room for bride and her bridesmaids with capacity up to 14 people. And it is always a private space near the beach in Palapa for the groom and groomsmen to do a getting ready. Oh, by the way, planning your wedding in any place don't forget to be sure they offer these options (areas) too. Which are very important not only for your comfort for getting ready but for the pictures too.
You can make your wedding in Kukua with up to 300 people. But usually most of the weddings include around 80-150 guests, sometimes smaller.
Oh, one of the biggest advantages of Kukua Restaurant is that you can bring your own vendors (photographers, stylists, DJs, etc.) here absolutely free, comparing with hotels who have vendor fees, but this is another story...
As you see on pictures Kukua is a really quite and intimate place, so you can make sure your ceremony will be "only for your family & friends eyes".
And this wonderful and very positive couple Carey & Kort organized their ceremony in Kukua for 70 guests.
Why did I say positive? because they were laughing the whole day, making jokes about their relationship, their wedding and about how sometimes it's uncomfortable to pose for the camera, and we made the most reportage shots so as not to make the couple feel out of place.
By the way, when I asked to describe their relationship in one word they with one voice said "laughter". You see?!
I always wonder how the couple met, how they like to spend time together and of course marriage proposal :)
They are in the same industry and as cliche as it sounds, they met at a trade show and ironically they can't agree on the month if it was January or July.
He surprised her in Colorado at the beginning of a ski trip and had their families and best friends there to celebrate together at the end of the day.
Enjoy watching gallery of this wonderful wedding and unforgettable couple in Kukua restaurant.
Wedding planner and decorations https://www.instagram.com/weddingsbymayte/
Venue Kukua Beach Club & Restaurant https://www.instagram.com/kukuapuntacana/
Hair & make up https://www.instagram.com/kislitsinaolga/
Punta Cana Destination Wedding Photographer - Antonina Yurieva