19 Swoon-worthy Coastal New England Wedding Venues

From the romantic and rocky coastline of Maine to the sandy beaches of Cape Cod, if you’re searching for an awe-inspiring oceanfront location for your wedding, the New England coast is your destination. Whether you’re planning a glamorous gala full of drama high up on the cliffs, or a laid-back affair with your toes in the sand, check out these gorgeous seaside settings that are sure to make you swoon.



The Beachmere Inn

Ogunquit, ME

Fab Features: family-run Inn nested on the rocky coastline of the Marginal Way • enjoy cocktail hour around a fire pit in the unique Rotunda illuminated by bistro lighting • spectacular ocean views whether your celebrating inside the Marginal Way Salon or on the Victorian Side Lawn

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Jones Landing

Portland, ME

Fab Features: a sweet island retreat just a short 15-minute ferry ride from Portland’s Old Port • one-of-a-kind receptions on the tented deck overlooking the sparkling, boat-filled harbor • the renovated interior impresses with a vaulted ceiling, fresh white walls, and spacious windows that bring the outside in

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

ViewPoint Hotel

York Beach, ME

Fab Features: romantic ceremonies beneath the picturesque Nubble Lighthouse • intimate receptions on the landscaped lawn or wraparound terrace • packages include a 10% discount off your first anniversary stay

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Linekin Bay Resort

Boothbay Harbor, ME

Fab Features: 20-acre waterfront resort • choose from a variety of indoor and outdoor event spaces • rental comes with exclusive access to the entire camp-style property

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Spruce Point Inn Resort and Spa

Boothbay Harbor, ME

Fab Features: a classic Maine coast resort with 21st century amenities • ceremonies on the oceanfront deck followed by receptions inside the impressive Pemaquid with a peaked pine ceiling accented by locally crafted cast iron chandeliers

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

York Harbor Inn

York, ME

Fab Features: romantic 65-room Inn • stunning oceanside ceremonies at the beautiful Hartley Mason Reserve • light-filled receptions in the ballroom illuminated with a 35-foot cathedral ceiling and dramatic skylight atrium

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

The Inn on Peaks Island

Portland, ME

Fab Features: luxurious cottage-style inn in the heart of Portland’s Casco Bay • receptions in the elegant Bayview Room or take it outdoors under the beautiful double peaked tent with spectacular views of the Portland Harbor • impeccable service and flexible event packages

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


MASSACHUESETTS



Hammond Castle Museum

Gloucester, MA

Fab Features: a fairytale-like replica of a medieval castle complete with turrets and a drawbridge • ceremonies in the gardens or on a dramatic rocky bluff along the windswept Gloucester coast • guests can enjoy the scenic grounds as well as the owner's extensive collection of wonderful Medieval and Renaissance artifacts

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $

Chequessett Club

Wellfleet, Massachusetts

Fab Features: laid-back club designed with traditional shake-shingle siding and tasteful, rustic-chic décor • romantic ceremonies on the private beach • the grounds boast 106 scenic acres with views of undeveloped woodlands, Wellfleet Harbor, and the Herring River

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

Harwich, MA

Fab Features: romantic Cape Cod resort with cozy waterfront cottages and lavish dining • exchange vows on the beautifully manicured seaside lawn, offering unobstructed bay views • the Garden Terrace is a tented structure with floor-to-ceiling accordion-style glass doors that open to Pleasant Bay

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Woods Hole Inn

Falmouth, MA

Fab Features: charming B&B with fabulous amenities • elopements and small weddings held in front of the lighthouse overlooking the sparking ocean • additional accommodations are available in the Little Harbor Cottage, studio, or the quaint farmhouse

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


CONNECTICUT



Saybrook Point Resort & Marina

Old Saybrook, CT

Fab Features: exchange vows on a courtyard overlooking the marina • elegant indoor celebrations in the Lighthouse Gallery • charming accommodations in two historic guesthouses

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Madison Beach Hotel

Madison, Connecticut

Fab Features: luxury resort with private beach • say “I do” on the sand or from a raised porch with stunning water vistas • guests can indulge in activities like golf, kayaking, and lavish spa treatments

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Point at Norwalk Cove

Norwalk, CT

Fab Features: exchange vows on a secluded beach with uninterrupted views of the Long Island Sound and Norwalk Islands • cocktail hour on the pier and invite guests to play games on the lawn • seasonal, bespoke menus are the signature foundation of the venue's exclusive caterer ONTHEMARC

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Guilford Yacht Club

Guilford, Connecticut

Fab Features: al fresco ceremonies with a backdrop of the virgin salt marshes • tented celebrations on the expansive lawn • intimate receptions on the flagstone patio

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

l'escale

Greenwich, Connecticut

Fab Features: stylish restaurant where you can arrive by boat for dockside dining • chic, authentic Provencal décor incorporates 200-year-old terra cotta tiles, a fireplace from a country castle, and oak cabinetry made from French window frames • inventive menu brings a special French flair to everything from hors d’oeuvres to desserts

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


RHODE ISLAND



Castle Hill Inn

Newport, Rhode Island

Fab Features: delightful inn set at the water's edge • a custom sailcloth tent provides al fresco dining and dancing for your reception • rental includes a 2-bedroom suite for the newlyweds, valet service, a custom-designed cake, and a three-course plated dinner

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

OceanCliff

Newport, Rhode Island

Fab Features: historic resort set on 10 acres of rolling lawns • sunset ceremonies overlooking Narragansett Bay • the Grand Ballroom offers a gleaming wood floor, tasteful chandeliers, and an ocean panorama through its wraparound windows

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Newport Beach House - A Longwood Venue

Middletown, Rhode Island

Fab Features: fabulous beach house is located right on the sand • ceremonies on the sand or on the light and airy Eventide + Deck • a personal event specialist and talented chefs work to customize all elements of your celebration

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


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