Sydney’s Top Beach Wedding Venues with Waterfront Views
By Stephanie Harrison /Sydney Venue Expert
Fri 22nd Jul 2022 Wedding Venues
Sydney is home to some of the most fabulous beach wedding venues in the world, not to mention the most beautiful waterfront views. Enjoy the best of both worlds by planning a stunning beach wedding, complete with crashing waves, picturesque views, and natural surroundings.
Here are some of Sydney’s most impressive beach and waterfront wedding venues, including a glamorous all-weather marquee overlooking Sydney Harbour, a Manly Beach gem, and so much more.
1. Zest Waterfront Beachouse at Point Piper
Nestled within Rose Bay’s exclusive Royal Motor Yacht Club, Zest Beachhouse’s harbour views, and beach chic style are all you’ll need for a blissed-out wedding day. Located in one of Sydney’s most elegant suburbs, the club offers settings from the spacious to the intimate. At the same time, their award-winning catering team serve mouth-watering menu options for all palettes. Refined yet rustic, the Beachouse is simply too good an option to pass up.
2. Little Pearl Beach Suites Manly
The phrase “everything you need” has never rung truer than at Little Pearl Beach Suites. Besides its stunning views of Manly Beach, when you hire Little Pearl for your big day, you’ll have access to the roomy main function room, the stunning, white-tiled beach bar and not one but two beach-facing balconies. With menus ranging from bite-sized delicacies to tasty three-course meals, Little Pearl really has it all.
3. Bathers’ Pavilion Beach Wedding Venue in Mosman
A Mosman delight, Bathers’ Pavilion is a heritage-listed wedding venue complete with nautical vibes to accompany its fabulous Sydney waterside location. From banquet-style dining spaces to panoramic views of glorious Balmoral beach, the only question you’ll be left with is ‘Who wouldn’t want to enjoy a wedding tipple while watching an ocean sunset?’
4. Zest Waterfront Boathouse at The Spit in Mosman
To wed indoor or outdoor? It’s a tricky one. Luckily, Zest Boathouse at The Spit, a charming wharf-front venue at The Spit Mosman, offers both! Whether exchanging your vows on the stylish indoor terrace or outdoors on the tree-lined, manicured lawns of Spit West Reserve, the Boathouse’s flexible packages and convenient surroundings guarantee a day to remember.
5. Coogee Bay Hotel Beach Wedding Venue
Say “I do” in front of a beautiful ocean backdrop. At Coogee Bay Hotel, relax as your wedding ceremony flows from the intimate and romantic ocean-view terrace to its spacious reception rooms. After world-class dining (and dancing!), you can retire to the 4-star hotel’s luxurious yet playful boutique rooms. For beach weddings, nobody does it quite like Sydney’s Coogee Bay Hotel.
6. Ovolo Woolloomooloo
For a real 5-star experience, look no further than Ovolo Woolloomooloo, a gorgeous boutique venue overlooking Sydney Harbour. Why not let their wedding specialists put together a truly unique wedding day for you, including the choice of decadent food and drink menus, as well as a varied selection of captivating reception and ceremony spaces. For the last ones on the dance floor, Ovolo offers plenty of guest rooms, not to mention complimentary bridal suites with every wedding booking!
7. Gunners’ Barracks
Wedding days are all about fantasy, right? A single day of magic. So why not escape into your fantasy world at Gunners’ Barracks? This elegant sandstone building, located close to Sydney Harbour has three exceptional rooms to choose from for both ceremony and reception. Fancy stargazing in a fairy-light-filled courtyard? Or drinks overlooking the city skyline? Gunners’ Barracks can make your dreams a reality.
8. The Cruise Bar Sydney
What does The Cruise Bar have to offer for your wedding? A better question is: What doesn’t it have? This multi-level venue features a wraparound rooftop area perfect for ceremonies, as well as a stylish cocktail bar and a nautical-themed space complete with an outdoor terrace. Set on the water’s edge at Sydney’s Circular Quay, watch your wedding day come to life against a backdrop of the city skyline, including the Sydney Opera House. For a sophisticated and memorable wedding day, The Cruise Bar is hard to beat.
9. Dunbar House
Looking for a waterfront wedding with some old-world charm? Dunbar House in the seaside town of Watsons Bay is one of Sydney’s oldest buildings. A heritage mansion, it can host weddings large and small, with the bonus of conducting the ceremony at the water’s edge if you choose! Filled with dramatic scenes and spectacular harbour views, Dunbar House offers a waterfront wedding venue steeped in charm and luxury.
10. Pier One Sydney
Modern, yet minimal in its design, Pier One weaves in heritage elements such as wooden beams and exposed steel framing to bring a fresh and contemporary feel to your wedding day. Sitting inside the spectacular Bridge Marquee, you can dine in style while taking in views of the water and the towering Harbour Bridge. Featuring an array of location options both indoor and outdoor, Pier One is the sleek, stylish option for your wedding day.