Kukua Beach Club & Restaurant

Punta Cana, DO View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 4.9 out of 5
   103 reviews
$33k - $41k For 100 Guests
Up to 140 guests


2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$33k - $41k For 100 Guests
Up to 140 guests

Fall in love with your wedding....

There is nothing more captivating than having a wedding ceremony on the soft white sands of the beach with the sparkling blue sea just beyond. With a long beautiful wooden walkway available, brides can have the most enchanting entrance with all on eyes on her. Every gazebo is custom designed to what couples envision for their special moment, which makes each ceremony at Kukua Beach Club all the more unique. The beach is truly perfection for having a wedding ceremony where the “I do’s” of every couple will echo in the minds of loved ones forever!

To see videos, tons of pictures and find inspiration, we invite you to visit/follow our official Pinterest page: Kukua Beach Club Weddings Punta Cana. On our PInterest photos/videos are released daily so you will never miss out on seeing everything Kukua has to offer.

Welcome to Kukua!

Kukua Beach Club & Restaurant has grown to become one of the Dominican’s highly desired wedding venues. It is located on the world famous Bavaro Beach, and boasts not only breathtaking views of the sea and sunsets but features a magnificent pool that all guests enjoy. It is licensed for civil, religious (which can be beachfront) and symbolic wedding ceremonies and welcomes all ages. Kukua is nested between the Grand Bahia Principe and the RIU resorts.

Kukua is an elegant and modern venue that is also known for its culinary excellence. Using only the finest ingredients and locally sourced fresh seafood, our chefs strive to continuously push creative boundaries and create dishes that celebrate the Dominican Republic and countries worldwide.

With many years of servicing both its local and international clients, Kukua Beach Club has grown to become a destination wedding hot spot.


This stylish venue provides various locations for weddings and receptions, both enclosed and open, as well as its own section of Bavaro beach which can be seen from any vantage point on the property. Kukua Beach Club is the picture-perfect setting to have a wedding!

It offers a private parking lot (and shuttle service), with a spacious main salon/dining area and an oversized pool. There is also a beach-front Palapa surrounded by a beautiful stretch of sand, lined with palm trees that leads directly into the ocean. There are bathrooms located both in the main salon and outside close to the beach, along with a beach shower allowing for guests rinse off before heading in for a meal. Kukua is wheelchair accessible.

With the venue selling out almost yearly to host custom weddings, Kukua created a stunning, private air-conditioned Bridal room and a private room for the groom/groomsmen, which are included for use on your special day.

Services Offered

Kukua Beach Club & Restaurant is an ideal setting for a destination wedding, engagement party, or reception. It is renowned for its quality service, outstanding food and exceptional wedding planning services. With its seaside view, oversized indigo pool and chic room options, it is impossible not to fall in love Kukua Beach Club on first sight!

Kukua's wedding team will work closely with you to plan the wedding of your dreams and then some. They offer all-inclusive planning packages. With a restaurant on the property, catering and beverage services are all readily available. The restaurant features cuisine with daily-caught local seafood you can add to your menu. Hors d’oeuvres are available for a cocktail reception and the experienced chefs can make delicious desserts. The bartenders on hand can serve a variety of champagne, liquor, wine, and signature drinks during an open bar. Kukua provides the following to bring your wedding vision to life:

  • A wedding planner that works just for you!
  • Aisle markers and runners
  • Bamboo or Wooden gaebo with fabric
  • Audio equipment
  • Barware
  • Centerpieces
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Dance floor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables (including welcome table, cake table, favors tables)
  • Tents and tent accessories

Email us we are so excited to hear from you:

Love Always,

The Kukua Wedding Team

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Bridal Suite
Clean Up
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Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink

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Covered Outdoor
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Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Set Up

What catering services do you offer?

Cocktail Reception
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake

What bar services do you provide?

Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer

What event items are available?

Aisle Markers
Aisle Runners
Audio Equipment
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Photo booth
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?


What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair Access

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  • Helen
    Helen W. Getting married on 06/01/2022
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    Our Dream Wedding Thanks to Kukua

    I am finally getting around to writing our review for our wedding at Kukua at the end of Jan (I have been avoiding my laptop after work since working from home due to Covid so it is beyond overdue!)
    Now where to even begin this review as I’m not sure my words can really do it justice!

    From the very first email you could tell that Kukua and its amazing coordination team of Mayte, Rachel and Bego were operating at a completely different level to other wedding venues (and I reached out to a lot of venues around the world before choosing Kukua!)

    Kukua usually hosts 100s of weddings every year yet despite this they managed to make us (and I’m sure every couple that chooses them) feel like our wedding (and making it everything we ever dreamt of) was their top priority. Their customer service, attentiveness, responsiveness, flexibility, organisation and warmth was second to none and just makes you feel really special and excited about your wedding. I felt so comfortable and confident about our wedding because of the Kukua team - which was amazing given I was planning a destination wedding from Australia and had never been to Kukua before!

    Whilst planning the details of our wedding Rachel was on hand literally all hours of the day offering advice and support on any matters (even beyond our wedding) that came to mind. She felt like an old friend from our first conversation and still does now.

    Arriving at our tasting a few days before our wedding was like a dream. The venue is even more stunning than the photos let on and Mayte again just made my husband, our wedding and I feel so special, important and that everything was in hand. Nothing was too big an ask and Mayte stepped us through all the details so they would be just how we imagined.

    The food and drinks during the tasting were incredible (I’d return to the DR and Kukua just for that!) and they were replicated to the same super high standard on our wedding night (and we went with the cheapest menu option!)

    On our wedding day it was just amazing to see everything we had been thinking and dreaming about be come to life! The hard work, detail, organisation and care that Mayte and the Kukua team put into the décor and just making sure we had the best experience was unbelievable. Seriously the décor and floristry is just jaw dropping! I can’t imagine what our wedding would have cost if we tried to achieve the same result in Australia!
    Everything ran so smoothly throughout our wedding, the service us and our guests received was just another level and every little detail just blew us away. I honestly wouldn’t choose any other venue if we were to plan our wedding all over again!

    My advice to future brides would be do not hesitate to book Kukua for your dream wedding as they will make everything beyond amazing!

    Be specific with the DJ about the music/ songs that suit your wedding party (I wasn’t specific enough).

    Tell your guests to bring towels if they are going to jump in the pool at the end of the night.

    Confirm with Kukua if they can organise a towel for the bride and groom to get the sand off your feet after beach photos if you’re wanting to put shoes back on.

    Did I mention book Kukua if you’re serious about realising your dream wedding!?

    Thank you so much Rachel, Mayte, Bego and the whole Kukua team – you are all so special and truly amazing. We will cherish our wedding experience with you forever!

    Kukua Beach Club & Restaurant's reply:


    You were so easy to love from the moment we connected and having you share one of the most significant moments in your life with us, was our blessing! It means more than words can express to know that you felt loved and supported throughout your journey (and beyond), as choosing us all the way from Australia speaks volumes. Watching all the love that was shared on your wedding day and seeing you in your dress as your floated down the aisle, are memories that we will forever cherish! We can never express how grateful we are to have been able to make your dream wedding be everything you ever wanted. Our hearts and arms will forever be open awaiting the day we can shower you both with love again.

    Love forever and a day,
    Mayte & The Kukua Wedding Team
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    Suehaze P. Married on 12/02/2021
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    Amazing Venue!!!

    I had my destination wedding a little over a month ago at Kukua Beach Club and it definitely exceeded our expectations. The staff was very professional and catered to our every needs. The food and drinks were AMAZING!!! And most importantly, the décor was perfect, even better than I imagined. Whether you have a small group or large one, the Kukua team will make your dream wedding come to life. They offer so many décor options to make every wedding unique. Our wedding planner (Mayte) was also very helpful and amazing at her job. I couldn't of asked for a better venue and was so happy we chose it.

    Kukua Beach Club & Restaurant's reply:


    You were such a beautiful bride both inside and out! Your wedding day was so very special for us and we are thankful we were able to share in it. May the love and happiness you shared on your dream wedding day, be the love and happiness you share all the days of your lives.

    Sending love from afar always,
    The Kukua Wedding Team


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Professional Network & Endorsements

8 Endorsements
Pascal Aubrion Saxophonist Pascal Aubrion Saxophonist Wedding Musicians

I had the chance to play many times at Kukua Restaurant Beach Club and honestly it's one of my favorite wedding venue in Punta Cana. The place front to the beach is just amazing and the wedding planner, Bego, is doing a great job and will make your celebration, the dream you always thought... Hardly recommanded.

HDC Photo - Huellas del Caribe HDC Photo - Huellas del Caribe Wedding Photographers

Beautiful venue, really private. Bego is an amazing coordinator.

Punta Cana Photographer Punta Cana Photographer Wedding Photographers

What can I say about Bego that you cannot find online.. there's only good things about Kukua everywhere. She's AWESOME to work with. Her decor looks better every time and it is always a pleasure to photograph her venue. The service is on top of my list and the people working in there make this place an amazing spot to get married.

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