a glamorous seaside wedding venue in
newport rhode island
belle mer wedding photography
It features beautifully manicured lawns, fire pits to set a cozy ambiance on cool nights, and sweeping ocean views. It is a gorgeous venue that charms each and every couple lucky enough to host their wedding here is thrilled with their time there.
Many couples opt to host both their wedding ceremony and reception at this Newport, RI venue. The ocean lawn provides a majestic backdrop with the bridge and sunset taking center stage at gorgeous Belle Mer.
Belle Mer is is host to some of my all-time favorite sunset wedding portraits. The sorbet skies and soft, warm light make for the most perfect sunset photos.
I'm a professional photographer photographing weddings throughout Newport, RI, and Belle Mer is one of my favorite wedding venues.
Cross a bridge to Newport’s Goat Island to Belle Mer and enter a dream. The perfect mix of elements, including chic interiors, delectable food, unparalleled views mixed with softly cooing seagulls and the occasional fog horn, come together to make a warm, elegant wedding atmosphere that charms many brides, grooms, and their guests each year.
Belle Mer, one of the top Newport wedding venues, is a glamorous seaside wedding venue with two lovely buildings - the Water Salon and the Island House - available to host your dream Newport ceremony and wedding reception.
5 tips for your
belle mer wedding
Take a few minutes for extra photos at sunset. Belle Mer is host to some of the most beautiful sunsets in New England.
Get ready at one of the beautiful nearby hotels. Gurney's Newport is just up the street. The Brenton Hotel's interiors also nicely compliment Belle Mer's light and airy aesthetic.
Choose to host both your wedding ceremony and wedding reception at Belle Mer. It is a gorgeous location for photos and I love to see my couples maximize their time on their wedding day.
Don't miss the Cliff Walk, the perfect way to take in the Newport views and architecture, which it is famous for. While you're at it, make sure to try Newport RI favorites Del's Lemonade, RI clam chowder, coffee milk, and clam cakes!
Featured Belle Mer Weddings
An Indian-fusion Belle Mer wedding
shruti & ernie
Shruti and Ernie's two-day affair began with a welcome dinner at the Tennis Hall of Fame in downtown Newport, RI. The welcomed their guests with traditional henna and Indian cuisine.
The following day, after getting ready photos, we met on Bellevue Avenue, amongst Newport, RI's historic mansions for their first look. The bride and groom asked for wedding portraits around Newport, so we also made a stop at a scenic spot on Ocean Drive before heading to Belle Mer for more wedding photos.
Their Belle Mer wedding was full of magical moments, including an oceanside wedding ceremony and beautiful Indian wedding traditions, such as dancing while the groom rode into the ceremony on an elephant and running over a coconut in a car.
The bride changed into a breathtaking second dress for sun set photos and the reception. They danced long into the night after a perfect wedding day. This Belle Mer wedding celebration was a delight to photograph.
Sophisticated and classic summer wedding
at Belle Mer's Water Salon
eva & carl
This couple's sophisticated, classic style was the perfect match to my wedding photography. From classic black and white wedding invitations to the bride's simple, classic dress and updo, to the lovely florals, each piece of this wedding was designed in perfect taste.
We started the wedding day with getting ready pictures at the Newport Marriott, just down the street. I loved the clean, neutral design of Eva's suite to set the tone for the rest of the day.
Eva and Carl's lively affair included a first look on Belle Mer's grounds. Eva's parents surprised the couple by bringing their beloved dog for a few quick wedding photos. After a beautiful and emotional first look, we took family wedding photos on the ocean lawn.
This couple opted to host both their ceremony and reception at Belle Mer, which made for the most beautiful pictures. They were married in front of their guests on the stunning property, overlooking the ocean.
From start to finish, their entire wedding day was a party. The energy on the dance floor was second to none. I've since had the pleasure of photographing more weddings for this group of friends, and the party never disappoints.
MELISSA ROBOTTI PHOTOGRAPHY
I’m a wedding photographer who creates authentic, timeless photos that focus on the connection between you and your spouse, families, and dearest friends. I cover weddings throughout New England, in addition to Newport, Rhode Island.
If you’d like to learn more about me, check out my about page. You can see more of my photos over on the portfolio page. Want to discuss your wedding plans? I’d love to hear from you! Complete the form on the contact page, and I’ll be in touch!
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY PACKAGES
All of my photography packages feature a wedding album, print credit for wall art or loose prints, and high-resolution digital wedding photographs, allowing you to best enjoy and cherish your wedding photos for generations to come.
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