Out of all of the resorts in the Dominican Republic, Excellence Punta Cana is one of the most beautiful for a destination wedding. The gardens are beautiful, lush, and well-kept making them the perfect backdrop for wedding photos. And the golden-sand beach is the perfect place to say I Do. 

Ashlee and Greg tied the knot at Excellence Punta Cana on May 17th, 2019.

But before I show you their wedding photos, let me tell you about this marvelous resort.

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Where is Excellence Punta Cana?

Excellence Punta Cana is located on the beautiful beaches of Uvero Alto. It is about 40 minutes driving from Punta Cana International Airport and 25 minutes from Bavaro.


Uvero Alto vs. Bavaro Beach

The beaches in Uvero Alto have beautiful, golden sand which is darker than the white sand in Bavaro. It’s still silky smooth and perfect for romantic walks on the beach.

And you’ll have fewer vendors trying to sell you excursions. Actually, there are fewer people in general in Uvero Alto.

The water is a beautiful shade of turquoise blue at both beaches, but you’ll see more waves in Uvero Alto. It’s perfect if you like to play in the water and ride the waves.

If you prefer calmer water, Bavaro Beach is better for that. But keep in mind, there are more people and more boat traffic in Bavaro.

wedding ceremony setup


Is Excellence Punta Cana Adults Only?

Yes. This is an adults-only resort. It’s the perfect spot to party with your family and friends during your wedding week. Treat yourself to premium beverages and delicious international cuisine at one of the 13 different restaurants and 8 bars.


Weddings at Excellence Punta Cana

If you’re ready to get married in paradise, the team at Excellence Punta Cana will make all your dreams come true. They have two ceremony options right on the beach or you can choose the stone gazebo in the garden. All three are gorgeous!

But you should know, I absolutely love beach weddings!

Nothing can beat the feeling of the warm ocean breeze, the sand in your toes, and the sound of the crashing waves in the background as you say “I Do.”


Ashlee & Greg’s Wedding

Ashlee and Greg’s red and pink wedding at Excellence Punta Cana was emotional, romantic, and absolutely beautiful.

They had a first look nearby Ashlee’s room and took photos with their wedding party before the ceremony began. FYI: This is a great way to get extra photos! (If you’re not sure if a first look is right for you, you need to read this!)

They got married under the tropical gazebo, right on the beach. The tropical gazebo is excellent because it provides shade for the couple during the ceremony, and it has a hard, wooden floor so you can wear heels if you want to. Not to mention, you’ll be surrounded by palm trees with a gorgeous view of the water in the background. It’s hard to find a better location than this.

After the ceremony, we took photos with their guests and had an amazing time laughing with the wedding party. These guys sure know how to have a good time!

Their beach reception set up was gorgeous! I mean, just check out their sweetheart table with that dangling chandelier. Stunning! 

Plus, there was a full moon! They were able to dine, dance, and celebrate together under the moonlight. How romantic is that?!

Check out their wedding photos below:

Wedding Venue: Excellence Resort Punta Cana

If you’d like to see more weddings at Excellence Punta Cana, check out Alexandra & Blaine’s wedding trailer.

Ready to start planning your own destination wedding? Get in contact with us today!