When I reflect on elopements I have officiated in picturesque settings--by saltwater, next to freshwater lakes, on balconies with epic views, in forests, at venues such as the Outlook Inn on Orcas Island or the Tucker House Inn on San Juan Island where they are treated as honored guests ---such magical times!
Couples elope to focus on each other, cut costs, minimize logistics and costs for their guests, and because they are inspired to have an elopement wedding in the San Juan Islands! By the way, most elopement couples I have met have a celebration gathering at some point when they get back.
Elopements can include the following:
Please let us know if we can help you with lodging, transportation, and other logistical support for your destination elopement! Click here to learn more about elopement packages. Also, if you need witnesses: Two people sign the documents. Feel free to ask them to take photos with your phone during the ceremony. $50 each