Barefoot Beach Weddings

(28 reviews)
PO Box 442, Margaret River, Western Australia
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The magic of Gnarabup Bay provides a brilliant backdrop for your perfect beachside wedding by day and by night.

Picture yourself celebrating your special day with an intimate ceremony on the beach followed by your reception on our expansive deck. As you and your guests sip on world renown local beverages and nibble on delicacies made with fresh local produce, you gaze out across the ocean to watch the waves rolling in as the sun sets over stunning limestone cliffs.

Barefoot Beach Weddings (BBW) offers you the full beach wedding experience – stress free! Our dedicated wedding coordinator looks after every last detail to ensure your day is as enjoyable, as it is memorable. Our range of beautiful menus use fresh local produce. Our unique location provides stunning natural backdrops and photo opportunities. Our experienced and friendly staff offer professional and knowledgeable service. At BBW we understand just how important your wedding day is and look forward to working with you to make every aspect of your beach wedding dream come true.



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20/21 Booking Special - 4 Saturday's Left!!

Book your simply stunning beach wedding for the upcoming 20/21 season and recieve a complimentary Yakitori Grill menu upgrade, $500 in additional venue styling from Empire Events and discounted photogrpahy and music packages from Driftwood Photography and Down South Entertainment.

Venue Features

Reception guests

Min 20 / Max 200


Indoors & Outdoors

Questions and Answers

What time is ceremony & reception usually?

Barefoot Beach Weddings

The ceremony is no earlier than 4:30 pm with the reception beginning immediately after at around 5 pm. Some couples prefer to have guests visit another location whilst they go and have photos and meet their guests back at The White Elephant at 6 – 6:30 pm.

Is there another venue nearby we can send guests during photo time?

Barefoot Beach Weddings

Yes. The Common is a bar / bistro / restaurant just 400m from The White Elephant. Guests can enjoy a drink and nibble on the deck or play a game of pool inside whilst they wait.

What happens if it rains on my wedding day?

Barefoot Beach Weddings

Depending on your guest numbers we have the option to set up indoors for both reception and ceremony if the weather doesn’t allow for either to be outside. In the event your numbers are bigger than what can be held within the restaurant a marquee will be arranged at the expense of the bride and groom. We will need ample time to arrange a marquee so please be mindful of this.

Do you cater for dietary requirements?

Barefoot Beach Weddings

Our menu caters for a range of dietary requirements including diary free, gluten-free, no onion/garlic, vegan & vegetarian. It is your responsibility to determine the dietary requirements of your guests and select menu options accordingly. We do not cater to individual requests for canapé items, for a charge of $40pp we can arrange main dishes to specific dietary requests where options for canapé are not available/limited. Specific dietary items selected from the canapé options will form part of your overall menu and be served to all guests. For further clarification please speak to our wedding coordinator.


(28 reviews)
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23 Feb 2019

I booked BBW 18 months out from my wedding date. As this was a destination wedding for us, all of the organizing and planning was done via email or phone. Sam and her team were so helpful and accommodating at all of my ideas and wants. Sam always had great advice to help me make a decision and it made the whole process of organising it from afar enjoyable. We chose to have cocktail style due to having 130 guests, and it was the best decision. our guests all mingled, the food was divine, and it meant we all got to make the most of the stunning venue deck and location. My guests still rave about the food, and we absolutely loved the chilled vibe the venue brought, but paired with some beautiful styling, it was just the most magical day of my life. Highly recommended!!

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We are so happy to hear you loved everything about your wedding celebrations, you, Darryn and your guests were such fun, friendly people and we loved having you all visit our little piece of paradise, it was a pleasure to spoil you all! Planning everything with you really was such a breeze despite the huge physical distance between us! Technology is amazing at making our lives all so much easier! Come and visit us with your fur babies soon! xx

29 Dec 2018

Wow! We had such a memorable day! They made it so easy and stress free. Everything was done for us so all we had to do was walk in and walk out. I can’t imagine having to do a bunch of jobs before getting married. All we did was supply the flowers and cake and that’s it. The set up was perfect, all the signs were done, the furniture, PA, the food was amazing! It was totally worth it! It enabled us to have a really nice morning together before the wedding. We went for a big walk and swim with no phones, went out for breaky and then got ready. Even our families and friends could relax as they weren’t bombarded with tasks to do. Highly recommend :)

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It was such a pleasure to work with you and Keith and we're thrilled to hear how cruisy and relaxing the lead up to your big day was, especially the morning of! What an amazing way to prepare for such a special event :) Best wishes for many years of happiness and relaxed days together xx

25 Nov 2018

Barefoot Beach Weddings provided us with a beautiful venue in a stunning secluded location. Before, during and after our special day, we were surrounded by caring, professional & well organised staff of Barefoot Beach Weddings. This resulted in our afternoon & evening, being full of laughter with no stress as they took care of everything. The catering was also a huge talking point with all our guests saying how amazing the food was. It was just so special as Barefoot Beach Weddings made us feel like we were able to own that stunning bit of paradise, even if it just was for that day!

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It was such a wonderful pleasure working with you guys to plan your special day from start to finish. You were both so incredibly friendly and easy going. Your family and friends were all really appreciative and genuinely kind to our staff who throughly enjoyed being part of your wedding celebrations. Thanks for picking us! We'll forever remember you guys x

14 Feb 2021

We had so much fun on our wedding day thanks to the team at BBW! Sam, Jazz and the staff on the day/evening were beyond accommodating, from dietary requests to drink choices, and especially when we were forced to postpone by a day due to a snap COVID-19 lockdown. They made us feel confident that everything was in their very capable hands. The venue was perfect for our relaxed wedding vibe, and it was amazing to just turn up in the afternoon with everything looking fabulous, party away the evening and walk back to our accommodation at the end of the night. The food was AMAZING and our guests couldn't stop raving about it for weeks afterwards. For two people who rarely splash out we can definitely say our wedding was worth every penny and we wouldn't have changed a thing.

20 Dec 2020

Sam from barefoot beach weddings was an absolute delight to deal with. She was incredible at putting me at ease and helping us with every process of organising our wedding. Everyone tells you that organising a wedding is so stressful but I can say thanks to this amazing team, I was far from stressed. It was all organised for me and my day was perfect. Thank you again Sam I really appreciate you helping to make our day amazing.

28 Nov 2020

I would recommend in a heart beat, Barefoot Beach Weddings to anyone! Sam Janssen in particular was such a pleasure to deal with - nothing was ever an issue and on the day everything was exactly how I planned and pictured. Both my husband and I were impressed with everything from start to finish on the day, and would highly recommend BBW to anyone wishing to book a wedding in the South West region.

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Thanks Kelly! We absolutely loved kicking off our season with you guys after such a rough 2020!! You were so wonderfully cruisy to work with and our crew had lots of fun hosting you and your guests! Take care xx

20 Mar 2020

WOW.. Still speechless from the fantastic service and support from all the team at BBW. We had some challenges leading up to our day, but the team went above and beyond to deliver a day that was beyond amazing! A massive heart felt thankyou to Sam, our wedding organiser who was by my side every step of the way, she never faltered and delivered exceptional service that is second to none. To the White Elephant Team on the day (especially Jaz and Teddy), what super stars ! We had so many comments on how fantastic the service was, boy did you guys deliver. If you are looking for a memorable barefoot beach wedding this is the ONLY venue in WA that can deliver all your hearts desires. Oh, and the food was spectacular! 5 Stars huh, I would give them 10 if I could!

Barefoot Beach Weddings  

Awww thanks :) Nothing made us happier than knowing that you guys had made it to your wedding day! It was such a long time coming and we are so thrilled for how everything turned out for your special day. Pop back and visit soon! xx

28 Feb 2020

I can't thank Sam and the team at Barefoot Beach Weddings enough for all they did to make our day run smoothly. Sam even messaged the day before the wedding to make sure there wasn't anything small stressing me out that she could help with. Special thanks to Jaz who went above and beyond for us on the day, she was one of the family by the end of the night. We had cocktail canape for 130 people and everyone commented on how good the food was, especially the late night sliders! The venue is utterly beautiful and doesn't need much decorating as the beach setting makes it truly unique. The laid back vibe was something we really wanted for our wedding day and we couldn't have been happier with how our day turned out. I can't recommend this place enough if you are after a beach wedding down south this is the place your looking for! Thank you again BBW!

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How good are the sliders?! And they arrive perfectly, just when guests think the food is done... boom! Mini burgers! Thank you for your kind words, you guys were so easy to work with and so perfectly suited to that laid back vibe xx

12 Feb 2020

We were absolutely blow away by the everything. Jazz and her team treated us so well the entire reception the ceremony was beautifully set up and when a storm came in the team worked swiftly to change the layout and have everyone inside until it eventually passed. Every step of the way the team was diligent, professional, and just an overall dream to work with.

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Nothing like a passing storm to test the skills of our crew!! Thank you to you both. We just loved working with you and Richie and our crew had so much fun with you both and your fabulous friends and family celebrating your wedding day. Please visit next time you are down south and say hi xx

11 Jan 2020

Words truly can’t explain how amazing Sam and the team were. We had the wedding of our dreams thanks to BBW. Sam was truly amazing to work with and went above and beyond for us. We will be forever grateful for what the team and Sam did for us xx

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It was a pleasure working with you to bring together your valentines wedding plans! You were so organised so early on it made our job very easy! Thanks for picking us for your special day! xx

14 Dec 2019

We had the best night! The Barefoot Beach Weddings crew were so easy to work with and really went the extra mile to put on a great show! The venue was picture perfect for a cocktail style wedding, very relaxed with an amazing view. Jazz made the whole day run smoothly, AJ's food was delicious, DJ's Lee and Anita filled the dance floor and we had so much fun having photos with Tom. Thankyou so much BBW!

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Thanks Ellie! Was lots of fun planning with you and creating your ideal menu with all those yummy oysters!! You guys were so cruisy and friendly and the whole crew enjoyed getting to know you both. Looking forward to continuing to see your faces around the cafe as you're officially now 'mates' :) xx

30 Nov 2019

Our wedding at the White Elephant Café was everything we had ever dreamed of and more. The venue is absolutely stunning and the service from Sam, Jazz and the BBW crew was exceptional. From our very first conversation with Sam I knew we were in good hands, she was organised, helpful and made the planning process a breeze. On the day of the wedding Jazzy was amazing and we didn’t have to worry about a single thing. All of our guests are still raving about the delicious food and we received comments that it was the best that they had ever had at a wedding. Everyone always says that your wedding is the best day of your life but our day far exceeded our expectations, we are beyond grateful for everything BBW did to help make our day so special and could not recommend them highly enough.

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To hear our crew was able to exceed your expectations is truly fabulous Lauren :) And to know that your wedding day was everything you had dreamed of and more means that we have done our jobs, which for us is easy given how much we love a wedding day! It was a pleasure to take this journey with you, we honestly loved hosting your gorgeous family and friends and seeing how happy you and Michael were on your special day. Please visit again soon xx

29 Nov 2019

Wow! BBW were totally amazing on all fronts. Sam the wedding planner was an absolute pleasure to deal with, she made it an extremely stress-free process and knows good suppliers to recommend for you. The venue is beyond amazing. The location perfectly fit my beach wedding vibe, but still elegant and a bit fancy! The food was phenomenal, I had complete trust in the menu without even tasting it first. But on the night it was confirmed, all our guests were raving about the food for weeks after! Our experience with BBW and white elephant met all our expectations and more and we would not hesitate to recommend them.

23 Nov 2019

Don’t be deceived by the cafe appearance of this venue. It transforms into a European dream supported by amazing staff and that stunning scenery and sunset. We had the majority of our 110 guests travel over from Sydney and they have raved about the venue and the amazing food which was served cocktail style. From start to finish they were amazing, assisting through set up, alleviating concerns and blowing us away on the day! I would highly recommend Barefoot beach weddings!

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Beach cafe by day, European dream wedding venue by night! Love it! Thanks Ellen :) We loved showing off our venue and all we offer to your East coast family and friends and are thrilled to hear how impressed they were. Thanks to you and Nick for sharing your special day with us and trusting us to take care of everything for you :) Our crew had so much fun working with you in the lead up and on the day. Best wishes to you both for many years ahead creating loads more special memories xx

2 Nov 2019

Only one word can describe our wedding day- faultless! We got hitched without a hitch, everything was perfection. The ceremony on the beach was beautifully styled, the sun shone, and the water sparkled in the background. Empire events working with BBW meant our ceremony and reception looked stunning, and the natives on the cliffs spoke for themselves. Then came the reception- wow! The food was 5 star and plentiful, guests couldn't get over the quality- oyster, yakitori, canapes- simply delicious.. The staff were attentive and there was never an empty glass. Our photographer captured the day to night in world class fashion, fun yet creative and thoughtful in his shots. The band were unbelievable and we ended the night on a high, dancing and singing in full voice. Final thanks to Sam- she is one of a kind, and with her team they put together the best day of our

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Hitched with out a hitch!!! Love it! Thanks for such a detailed and heartfelt review you guys! It was such a pleasure taking this journey with you both, so much fun from the start kicking off with having you as guests at our beach party :) Can't wait to see you back for your anniversary! Much love, the BBW crew xx

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