Marry Me Maui Wedding planners. Fun, easy, and relaxed beach weddings and elopements on Maui. Gay or straight, Marry me Maui has affordable packages to fit your budget and professional services to suit your aesthetic. Call us for a free consultation and see how easy getting Maui'd can be! 1-808-385-2247
Makena Cove Wedding on Maui
Michelle and Ed chose Makena Cove (Secret Cove) for their Maui Wedding Ceremony. While no longer secret, Makena Cove is extraordinarily beautiful, the quintessential Maui beach with lush vegetation, palm trees and lava rock outcroppings and cliffs. With its westerly facing shoreline and the island of Kahoolawe across the channel, this location is the perfect spot to enjoy one of Maui's legendary sunsets.
Marry Me Maui can book your wedding ceremony on Makena Cove however we do have some precautionary tales for our wedding couples that we like to share. First off, the beach is very small, we like to say it's cozy but this is not an ideal spot for large groups. While there are no official limits on how many people we can bring down to the Cove, we try to keep it at 5 and under. This beach is also subject to surges and high tides and may disappear without warning. Parking is also very limited here so no matter how many people you bring, car pooling is a must.
While we may have to share the beach with other wedding couples, fishermen and beach goers, we are all very respectful of each other, take turns and respect each person's right to enjoy this magnificent natural resource. During the winter months it is not unusual to see the Humpback Whales breaching off shore and spotting the green sea turtle is possible any time of year. So our recommendation is if you want a Maui wedding on Makena Cove, keep the entourage down to a handful of people, be aware of the parking situation and be able to hang loose and relax if we have to wait a few minutes for another couple to finish up before we perform the ceremony. Makena Cove is a microcosm of Maui, with a little respect and patience, everybody can have a great time.
Marry Me Maui has been offering affordable stress free wedding, vow renewal, and elopement planning services along with professional photography since 2006. Casual morning beach ceremonies combined with our professional photography provides the perfect way to capture and celebrate your intimate elopement ceremony. The ocean is a deep blue, the light is perfect, the beaches aren't crowded yet, the day is young and you have the rest of the late morning and afternoon to enjoy each other. Our elopement packages are simple and include flower leis, spiritual officiates who share the Aloha they posses with all of our clients, and professional photography. We have been residents of Maui since 1985 and we are familiar with all the appropriate beaches and can get you to places seldom seen by visitors because they are off the beaten path. If you are looking for a sweet and simple affordable elopement experience on Maui with professional imagery and professional staff, give us a call or s
Eye contact. That's our tip for couples today. Nothing is more important than eye contact for those memorable wedding photos. Most of our Maui Wedding ceremonie s last about 15 minutes; short and sweet. 15 or 20 minutes for your photographer to capture something that happens once in your lifetime. Not to put too much pressure on the wedding couple, but the beauty of your Maui wedding images depend not only on the professionalism of your photographer, but also by your facial expressions, relaxed attitude and eye contact with each other and the camera. During the ceremony, your attention should be on the person you are marrying. Looking into each others eyes during the vows, lei ceremony and ring exchange not only creates incredible images but also bonds the two of you during what is a very intimate moment.
"What do we do in case of rain?" is something we hear very often. Marry Me Maui does about 200 weddings per year. Most of them are beach weddings at various locations around the island. We try to keep the locations near our clients' accommodations but sometimes that's not possible because either the beach is not suitable for a wedding, there's no parking or the beach might be off limits by law (Kaanapali Beach). We are required to pull permits from the state for every beach wedding and they allow us 2 locations. This is usually sufficient to avoid a rain-out in cases of inclement weather. Kapalua Bay Maui is home to 10 of the 13 "life zones" on planet earth and also host various micro-climates. The weather in Kapalua can be vastly different than the weather in Lahaina only 7 miles away. Indeed, we have seen rain at DT Fleming and none at Kapalua Bay less than 1 mile away. With smartphones giving us constant updates on everything from our favori