Your wedding is more than just an event to us.

Bethells Beach Cottages sit in a glorious environment where your entire wedding day can unfold against rich backdrops of natural beauty and sweeping views from sand dunes to Tasman Sea horizon.

We recognize the sacredness of this pivotal moment in your lives. We have 26 years of experience from guiding wedding celebrations in the journeys of many others. We believe there's no better place for two souls celebrating their love and this is truly one of the outstanding beach wedding venues in Auckland.

Created by resident owners John Paice and Trude Bethell (a registered Marriage and Civil Union celebrant), a Bethells Beach Cottages wedding is like no other experience. They say ‘love dances in the beauty of nature’ and here both show in the stunning wedding images captured by Auckland's best wedding photographers. From the setting of the famous, ruggedly beautiful Bethells Beach with its wild surf, to the contrasting lavish nikau groves, and calm Lake Wainamu.

Visit and discover a complete ceremony and wedding reception set up with marriage celebrant, pavilion dining for 80, chefs, wait staff, liquor license, parking, cottages for the bridal party, private overnight accommodation.

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Additional guidance

Trude is a seasoned marriage and civil union celebrant, wedding planner and caterer who is happy to advise on personalising your ceremony and creating your own reception and menu themes.


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Bethells Beach is a truly remarkable place to get married. We host a range of beautiful wedding functions throughout the year.

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LGBT Weddings

Bethells Beach Cottages welcome any same-sex couple looking to tie the knot, whether from within NZ or from overseas.

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