Caribbean Beach Weddings
Barbados is a surprisingly diverse island with a beautiful calm West Coast, the South a little livelier. But both have glorious beaches, and the hotels compete to create the loveliest tropical gardens
When your special day is over, there’s plenty to do on the island. Meet the green vervet monkeys at Welchman Hall Gully, hire a Mini Moke for a fun day exploring the island, watch the surfers on the dramatic east coast and check out the Friday Night Fish Fry, with rum and music, at the fishing village of Oistins. You could even watch a cricket match – it’s the island’s obsession! There’s no shortage of romantic restaurants, particularly on the West Coast
Have you dreamed of getting married on a white sandy beach? Located in the middle of the Leeward Islands, the laid-back island of Antigua has 365 magnificent beaches to choose from.
It’s safe waters and a nearly unbroken wall of coral reef attract water sport lovers year round. Sunset walks on the beach will be some of your greatest memories here. Moonlit dinners in waterside restaurants will also delight. On Sunday evening, it’s virtually compulsory to visit Shirley Heights, where you can enjoy a romantic dance with fabulous views out to sea.
St Lucia Weddings
Bursting with the romantic energy of the majestic Pitons, St Lucia is a perfect place to marry in a peaceful hideaway. The island is lush and green and boasts an array of different beaches and scenes which make idyllic wedding locations.
You can also visit the ‘drive-in volcano’ at Soufrière, check out the beaches and mangroves at Marigot Bay, wander the rainforest trails, go on a sunset cruise or a helicopter tour for that extra-special treat. But whatever you do, leave plenty of time for chilled-out relaxation together.
Does the idea of getting married on a picture perfect, 7-mile stretch of white sand beach sound ideal? Then look no further than Jamaica! Negril’s world famous beach makes for a beautiful location to take your vows. Ocho Rios and Montego Bay also have fabulous beaches, but Jamaica is truly blessed with natural beauty all for you to explore.
Dunn’s River Falls is simply breathtaking and begs you to climb together. You can also take a rafting trip down the Black River, visit the charming colonial estates or explore the Blue Mountains. By night watch the spectacular sunsets, sway to the island’s famous music, and sample the bewildering array of rum cocktails.
Grenada, the ‘Spice Island’ offers an unspoilt taste of the Caribbean and an idyllic spot to get married or for a relaxing honeymoon. It’s also the only place where you could even get married under a nutmeg tree, as it’s the most famous local product.
Discover the reefs for some breathtaking snorkelling, or dance the night away on Grand Anse Beach, a 2-mile stretch of beautiful white sand with gently swaying palms and turquoise waters, it’s considered one of the best beaches in the Caribbean