If you love the serenity and mystical beauty of the sea, then there’s no better way to start the next chapter of your life than having your wedding at the beach. Imagine exchanging your lifelong vows to the gentle sound of waves as the cool sea breeze blows through, turning everything into a magical moment full of love and celebration. Here we’ve selected the 20 most magnificent and unique seaside locations in Singapore where couples can solemnise their union and party the night away in the eternally romantic backdrop of the sea.
1. Shangri-la’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa
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Any couple can turn their dream wedding by the sea into perfect reality at the Rasa Sentosa Resort. Whether they want a sunset wedding that’s full of romance, a glamorous affair with a view of the sea, or a more intimate setup by the waterfront, Rasa Sentosa Resort has the location and team of professional wedding planners and decorators that can make it happen. For those who want to be away from the city and celebrate their wedding in secluded bliss, this is the perfect place to be.
2. Marina Barrage
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For a wedding that’s truly unforgettable, couples can opt to have their wedding at the Marina Barrage. As the country’s first reservoir at the heart of the city, it will add a stylishly modern dimension to any solemnisation ceremony or reception. Marina Barrage has various rooms, lounges and suites for small gatherings, but its main attractions are the Central Courtyard and Green Roof, which both offer the spectacular panorama of Singapore’s skyline and the open sea.
3. Wave House
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The Wave House at Sentosa is the ultimate place for weddings with a rocking beach theme. As the top spot for Singapore’s surfer crowd, this venue has a stronger appeal to the young and hip. But the Wave House is not just about cold drinks and loud music. It has an experienced team of event managers, culinary experts and a logistics unit able to customize all wedding celebrations however their clients want it to be. It can accommodate all group sizes with its versatile space that includes a luxurious beachfront, two outdoor bars, a large rooftop lanai and an intimate indoor restaurant.
4. W Singapore at Sentosa Cove
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From pre-wedding parties, to the actual ceremony and even the post-wedding celebration, W Singapore can handle everything couples need in the most special time of their lives. Their Whatever/Whenever premium service lets couples live like royalties. Among its many exclusive features are arrivals in style via speedboat, a private docking berth, fabulous room decor and personal assistants. Couples can cap the night with an after-party at the Woobar, one of the trendiest lounge bars in the country today. A wedding at the W Hotel won’t just be special for the couple, it would be a major event to each and every one of your guests as well.
5. Mana Mana Beach Club
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With its unique beach side vibrancy, Mana Mana is a fitting choice for couples who are into water sports. With the sea just a stone’s throw away from the function areas, bride and groom will feel the warm rays of the sun and the cool sea breeze on their face as they say their “I Dos”. Mana Mana offers its Boatyard – a spacious Bermuda lawn where tables and tents can be set up – for those yearning for genuine tropical climate, or the Surf Culture function room for a more formal and comfortable set-up.
6. Stewords Riverboat
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Each wedding at the Riverboat is guaranteed to be unique and exciting. Modelled after cargo steamers in the 1800s, the Riverboat will add a classic touch to every celebration. But this is an old-fashion vessel that doesn’t lack in modern comforts. Couples may choose to hold their banquet at the air-conditioned function hall at the Upper Deck or at the alfresco cafe restaurant at the Bridge Deck, where everyone will have an unobstructed view of the Singapore city line as the Riverboat cruises through the Kallang River.
7. Sunset Bay Garden Bistro
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Sunset Bay Garden Bistro is perfect for those who want a private wedding with a casual ambience. Its combination of greenery, delicious food and cooling sea breeze makes this modest beach bar an oasis in an otherwise isolated East Coast Parkway. It may be simple, but it’s a great place to just sit back and enjoy the moment. With its carefree and nostalgic atmosphere, Sunset Bay is an excellent location for celebrating with one’s closest family and friends.
8. Ocean Gallery at the S.E.A Aquarium
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While not technically a seaside venue, the Ocean Gallery at the S.E.A. Aquarium is the closest couples can get to a wedding in the sea without actually going in it. This one-of-a-kind venue – the world’s largest oceanarium – contains 50,000 marine creatures, including colourful tropical fishes, sea turtles, manta rays and sharks, which can be viewed all while everyone enjoy their cocktail drinks and munch on hors d’oeuvres. Undeniably a superb choice for anyone with a deep love for the underwater world and for crowds with highly refined tastes.
9. The Beaulieu House at Sembawang Beach
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Whether it’s in the daytime with bright blue skies or at night under the moonlight, the Beaulieu House at Sembawang Park is a wonderful location for a beach wedding. With a history dating back to the 1910s, it’s a suitable venue for couples who want to have a seaside wedding with a vintage touch. The Beaulieu House restaurant, which has been voted as one of the top restaurants in the country, offers a mix of Chinese and Western cuisine, and is known for their signature dishes: Salt baked Kampong Chicken and Braised Pork Knuckle with Oyster.
10. Republic of Singapore Yacht Club
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A wedding with an oceanic theme can be done no better than with the Republic of Singapore Yacht Club. With an origin dating back to 1826, RSYC will make every wedding seem not only a part of the sea but a part of history as well. RSYC offers a choice between the chic Nautica Ballroom and the charming alfresco Foreshore Deck. A banquet at either venue includes a sumptuous meal prepared by gourmet chefs, special photography sessions at the beautiful Marina view, complimentary goods and signatory book, a free night’s stay at the bridal studio room and a choice of wedding favours for the guests.
11. Beach Culture at Watercross
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The relaxing sight of the sea and the warm, casual air of a garden are the main attractions at Beach Culture. This venue is ideal for private ROM ceremonies due to its intimate, laid back ambiance and contemporary elegance, with an added feature of a wide array of delectable dishes and cool drinks. With just the right amount of floral and lace decorations, Beach Culture will make for an arresting, picture-perfect wedding.
12. Ban Heng at HarbourFront Centre
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The Ban Heng Pavilion restaurant is majestically situated on the fourth floor of the HarbourFront Centre, overlooking the Keppel Bay and Sentosa Island. One of the country’s most popular Chinese restaurants, it boasts of its authentic Teochew and Cantonese culinary wonders, as well as its glamorous ballrooms that feature 21 pieces of crystal chandelier and 10-meter high ceilings. Ban Heng is also known for its gracious service that gives their guests an enjoyable dining experience. Couples can even time their wedding banquet to witness Resort World Sentosa’s amazing fireworks display right from the restaurant’s balcony.
13. Tanjong Beach Club
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A slice of tropical paradise with modern amenities, Tanjong Beach Club is a great venue for weddings with a chill yet classy vibe. TBC has about 3000 sqm of grounds composed of white sand beach, an outdoor bar, lounge areas, sophisticated restaurant, and a 20-meter infinity pool. Due to its distant location at Sentosa Island, it’s not as frequented as other resorts, which makes it an ideal place for private celebrations. The Club can cater to small affairs with as few as 20 guests as well as large parties with up to a thousand guests.
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1-TwentySix is a chic beach restaurant with an assortment of set-ups for all kinds of weddings. Its main dining area features floor-to-ceiling glass windows, modern furniture, fresh seafood dishes and an extensive range of wines and cocktail drinks. Combined with a stylish architectural and interior design and prime location at East Coast Park, this establishment is truly wonderful. At 1-TwentySix, couples can choose to have their ROM ceremony at the beach, hold an exclusive banquet at the restaurant, and then unwind at the garden to some acoustic music and the cool breeze of the night.
15. Palawan Beach at Sentosa
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While it’s more known as a spot for family outings, Palawan Beach is also a good location for a casual wedding, especially those that include kids in the guest list. It has a suspension bridge that guests can go through to get to a man-made island known as the “Southernmost Point of Mainland Asia”. Couples can hold their ceremony at the beach or go a bit deeper into the island where there is ample shade for everyone.
16. Peony Jade at Keppel Club
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Peony Jade is the primary restaurant at the exclusive Keppel Club. The restaurant offers a Solemnisation by the Sea package which gives couples an oceanfront gazebo that’s the perfect place to exchange vows under the golden hues of sunset. Peony Jade serves award-winning Szechuan and Cantonese dishes served in an elegant and warm atmosphere, decorated with traditional Chinese elements with modern accents. It offers complimentary tasting sessions for up to six guests, and a range of customizable wedding themes – from Shanghai Glamour to Garden Opulence – that are sure to make wedding planning nearly as pleasurable as the actual celebration.
17. ONE°15 Marina Club
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Whether couples are planning for a chic indoor affair or a luxurious celebration by the sea, they can make it happen at ONE°15. Couples can choose to have their solemnisation or banquet at the unique Boater’s Bar, the posh Nova room or the relaxing Rooftop Terrace, with each venue having a splendid view of the Marina. Their ROM package also includes a stay at the luxurious Marina Clubroom, with an inclusive meal at Latitude Bistro, and complimentary admission for all guests to Sentosa Island.
18. Mandarin Oriental
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For a wedding that exudes Chinoiserie and grandeur, few places come as close as the Mandarin Oriental hotel. A wedding here gives couples and their guests a stunning view of the Marina Bay and the Singapore skyline, but its best features are the excellent cuisine and top-notch service. Their choices of venue are the grand Oriental Ballroom and the Harbour Terrace, which also has the majestic Singapore Flyer in its background. Mandarin Oriental has in-house florists, caterer, set designers and entertainers so couples will have an easier time preparing for their wedding.
19. Siloso Beach Resort
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A green and blue wedding is the promise of Siloso Beach Resort. Establishing itself as an “eco oasis”, this resort strives to provide a beautiful natural environment for its clients and guests, encouraging couples to adopt eco-friendly initiatives in their wedding. Among the resort’s highlights are its 95m landscape pool crowned by a waterfall, a private villa with an open air veranda surrounded by lush foliage, and a roof terrace which has the highest viewable point across the South China Sea. Indoor or outdoor, Siloso Beach Resort has everything eco-minded couples might want for their wedding.
20. Changi Beach Club
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For couples who love the sound of waves and want a place away from the city, Changi Beach Club is the perfect getaway wedding venue. It offers an intimate wedding experience both indoors and outdoors with its choice of amenities and panoramic view of the sea. Here, one’s vows will be accompanied by the sound of water gently lapping on the shore and the romantic, orange tinge of the setting sun. For a light, breezy and enchanting wedding with a spectacular view of the ocean, few other locations in Singapore can match Changi Beach Club.
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