Jamaica. The Bahamas. Aruba. Antigua. Barbados. Cancun. Curacao. The names alone of these Caribbean locales bring to mind visions of ultra-romantic, exotic destination weddings. The stuff dream nuptials are made of! But how do couples even begin to make that dream come true? We’re here to help, with these 10 incredibly beautiful Caribbean wedding venues for you to consider—showcasing what stunning settings they offer for both evening ceremonies and evening receptions. Prepare to be swept away!
5 EVENING CEREMONY VENUES IN FULL CARIBBEAN SPLENDOR
Tropical paradise in all its splendor is what these 5 Caribbean resorts and hotels have to offer. Breathtaking, captivating, enchanting! We can’t say enough. So we’ll let the photos of gorgeous ceremony venues and key details about each one speak for themselves!
1. Venue: Jumby Bay Antigua, A Rosewood Resort
Location: Jumby Bay Island, a 300-acre private Caribbean island two miles from Antigua
Features: Jumby Bay Antigua is one of the most desirable and exclusive private retreats in the Caribbean, located on an exquisite private island with over 300 acres of natural splendor, white sand beaches and haven-like seclusion. The photo shows The Point, a beautiful spot, on the beach at Jumby Bay. Couples can actually walk out on the sandbar and exchange vows, surrounded by the Caribbean sea and exquisite views. See their wedding offerings here.
2. Venue: Westin Resort & Spa, Cancun
Location: A slender stretch of private beach between the Caribbean Sea and Nichupte Lagoon in Cancun
Features: The Westin Resort & Spa, Cancun is the perfect destination for unforgettable Cancun weddings. Guests may be hosted at a rehearsal dinner on the mangrove-draped shores of the lagoon. While couples may say their “I do’s” right on the Caribbean beach or in a tropical garden bathed in sea breezes. See their weddings offerings here.
3. Venue: Half Moon Bay Luxury Resort, Jamaica
Location: Montego Bay, on the north coast of Jamaica
Features: Whether it is an intimate wedding ceremony or a larger gathering with many family and friends as guests, Half Moon Bay Luxury Resort has both outdoor and indoor venues to suit your needs. From its iconic overwater Sunset Beach gazebo to the expansive site of the Royal Pavilion and surrounding landscape, each location has a unique personality, and offers privacy and ample space. See their wedding offerings here.
4. Venue: Avila Beach Hotel, Curacao
Location: a luxury beachfront resort in Willemstad on Curacao
Features: Avila Beach Hotel provides a romantic setting for a truly memorable celebration: a perfect wedding day on the Queen’s Beach, a ceremony in the Pergola in a lush tropical garden, or the ultimate in elegant settings in the beautiful and historic Octagon Museum. See their wedding offerings here.
5. Venue: Calabash Cove Resort & Spa
Location: Saint Lucia, West Indies
Features: Weddings at Calabash Cove are a truly memorable and special occasion. In addition to working with you to plan a beautifully arranged, on-site ceremony at your choice of location, they offer services from a stunning tropical bridal bouquet and boutonniere to chilled French champagne, a wedding cake, reception arrangements and a marriage officer. See their wedding offerings here.
STUNNING EVENING RECEPTION INSPIRATION IN THE CARIBBEAN
All of the Caribbean’s paradise locations provide awe-inspiring settings for wedding receptions as well! Again, the unmatched ocean views and tropical surroundings make all the difference, as seen in these 5 locations.
1. Venue: W Retreat & Spa
Location: Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
Features: At the W Retreat & Spa, say “I do” on a private beach surrounded by lush tropical landscapes, host a casual yet chic dinner overlooking the pristine Caribbean ocean, mix and mingle whilst sipping cocktails fireside. Whatever your wish, experience the most alluring backdrop for your wedding ceremony that reflects your personal style and create memories that you and your guests will relish for a lifetime. See their wedding offerings here.
2. Venue: Four Seasons Resort
Location: Nevis, West Indies
Features: Whether you are planning a small wedding gathering or a larger affair, the Four Seasons Resort Nevis has both indoor and outdoor venues to suit your needs. From a unique spot on the 18-hole Robert Trent Jones II golf course to a beachside ceremony and reception, your Nevisian dreams will come true complete with the finest in backdrops, culinary cuisine and company. See their wedding offerings here.
3. Venue: Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao
Location: Santa Barbara Plantation, Porta Blancu, Nieuwpoort, Curacao
Features: The Caneye Pavilion (shown above) is just one of the ceremony and reception sites at the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, with all the essentials to create the ideal tropical dream wedding. Situated in a romantic outdoor setting with a breathtaking view of the Caribbean Sea, this favorite wedding location will seat up to 500 dinner guests with room for dancing and wedding festivities. See their wedding offerings here.
4. Venue: Aruba Marriott Resort
Location: Palm Beach, Aruba
Features: Perched atop the Caribbean and bound by untamed desert beauty, the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino offers wedding packages from the simplicity of a barefoot beach ceremony underneath a native Kunuku gazebo to an extravagant ballroom gala for up to 500 guests, complete with tropical cocktails served in coconut shells. See their wedding offerings here.
5. Venue: Westin Punta Cana Resort & Club
Location: Playa Blanca, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Features: The crystal turquoise blue Caribbean waters provide a breathtaking backdrop to a ceremony or reception right on one of the Dominican Republic’s most astonishing beaches, at The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club. See their wedding offerings here.
Now that we’ve shown you these 10 exquisite locations, where will you be tying the knot? Share your thoughts, we’d love to know. Perhaps you might have a unique location that others may find interesting!