White Elephant Hotel - Residences Destination Weddings at White Elephant, Nantucket
  Destination Nantucket - Why Nantucket Island?  
  Why Nantucket Island?Destination Nantucket  

There are so many reasons to choose Nantucket for your destination wedding.  When deciding on a destination wedding, there are a number elements of that every couple considers: Is the location a special one? Is it easily accessible for our guests? Will our guests be able to enjoy an unbelievable vacation experience?  Nantucket answers all of those questions with a resounding yes!

Many couples are connected to the island of Nantucket. Whether they have memories of spending childhood summers on Surfside Beach or have enjoyed vacations together as a new couple on-island, it is a special place. Some couples search for the perfect New England wedding location and find Nantucket Island unique, quaint, and something special for them and their guests to enjoy.

Getting There
You have the feeling of truly hosting a destination wedding for your friends and family but are still in close proximity to the mainland. Easily accessible by ferry or plane, the island offers all the magic and romance of a faraway destination.

Nantucket Island Resorts with our five hotels and marina, White Elephant, White Elephant Hotel Residences, The Wauwinet, Jared Coffin House, The Cottages & Lofts and Nantucket Boat Basin, offer a vast array of options for wedding guest accommodations and venues for your special events.  Your guests can choose the best fit and you can be assured that they will be well taken care of.  

Picture Perfect Setting
Nantucket offers the most scenic backdrop for all styles of weddings like wedding portraits on Brant Point, ceremonies on the beach or at one of the island’s quaint churches, lobster-bake for your rehearsal dinner – the photographs will show the fun you had and the natural beauty of the island.

Nantucket offers excellent local wedding resources - quality 'on-island' vendors – photographers, wedding planners and floral and cake designers.  These are seasoned wedding professionals offering exceptional levels of service and high standards.

You can relax in the knowledge that your guests are truly experiencing everything Nantucket has to offer. The island’s many activities -fishing, sailing, biking, shopping, golfing and much more - will ensure your wedding guests are entertained when not enjoying one of the wedding weekend's scheduled events.  

LighthouseA Packet of Pennies for your Guests
Built in 1746 Brant Point Lighthouse is the second oldest lighthouse in the United States, and it guards the northern entrance to Nantucket Harbor. Folklore and tradition suggest that throwing pennies overboard as you sail around the point and out of the harbor will ensure your safe return.