Thinking of wedding pictures with a Caribbean sunset in the background? Do your toes tingle in anticipation of walking barefoot down the sandy aisle? Then you are dreaming of a Caribbean wedding.
Luckily, the Caribbean is full of gorgeous places to fit any type of ceremony, whether it’s a romantic just-the-two-of-you wedding, or a luxurious resort wedding with hundreds of friends, great wine and a sumptuous dinner.
St. Lucia is one of the loveliest Caribbean islands. Bay Gardens Resorts contains the best of all worlds with beautiful 3 and 4-star resorts, the best beach on St. Lucia, Reduit Beach, and Trios Caribbean Fusion Restaurant for fine dining. Packages are available from simple to extravagant. Have a flowery arch and a shell-lined path. Or sit down in elegance with china, crystal and linen after the ceremony and enjoy a delicious dinner and dancing.
Jamaica is a jewel of the British West Indies. With mountains dropping against the clear blue waters, lush tropical palms and vegetation and friendly people, this is an amazing spot to say your vows. The Liberty Hill Great House and Spa is a 25-acre property overlooking mountains and the sea with a beautiful great house built in 1740. The house will hold six couples or up to 10 individuals. Perfect for a cozy wedding with good friends. Take a stroll through the garden with its collection of orchids, ginger, and breadfruit among others. Have an afternoon tea in the great house. Then enjoy the beaches of Jamaica.
The Grenadines Collection in St. Vincent and the Grenadines offer villas for rent or purchase. Choose a private island for your wedding ceremony. Or book a whole resort on Grand Anse Beach Resort – a perfect place for the whole family. Scuba dive on your private beach, enjoy babysitting services, have the restaurants and bars to yourself here. Have your wedding on the Caribbean Sea onboard a private yacht with an experienced and professional crew. So many choices are available; there is surely something to satisfy your dreams on St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Located on the bluffs of Barbados overlooking the world famous Crane Beach is the castle-like resort called The Crane. Built in 1887, the Crane is the first resort hotel in the Caribbean. Here, fairy tale weddings come to life. Get married with the bluffs in the background and the ocean lapping on your feet. Celebrate with friends as the champagne is served to all the guest. Cut the cake. Then head to an ocean view room with island décor, huge ceiling fans and windows overlooking the Caribbean. Guest can stay in the historic hotel, along the sea shore or in the park accommodations. This truly secluded, beautiful place is what dreams are made of.
From small and quaint, to luxurious and lavish – Jamaica, The Grenadines, St. Vincent and St. Lucia and Barbados all welcome you to come start your new life in their tropical Eden’s. Start planning your wedding today.
Top photo: St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Couple getting married at beach near The Grenadines Collection.