Wedding - General Information
A JAMAICAN VILLA WEDDING
A Jamaican villa wedding is everything you ever imagined and more!The romance of this tropical paradise combined with a fabulous villa setting (beach or garden) provides the perfect backdrop for the wedding of your dreams.
Celebrate one of the most important days of your life in an intimate and magical setting, with amazing scenic views, beautiful gardens & fabulous beaches.
We are experts at recommending the Villas that are best for weddings and should you require accommodations for your extra guests, we will assist you in selecting the “sister” villas.
Religious, non-denominational ceremonies and renewal of vows are available.
From one end of the island to the other, Jamaica has more choices for wedding locations than almost any other destination in the Caribbean.
Getting Married in Jamaica:
Visitors can be married just 24 hour after arriving in Jamaica providing prior application has been made and approved for a marriage license.
The services of a professional, on-site wedding coordinator are indispensable for any wedding. We have such specialists who reside in Jamaica who will offer personal assistance with the following:
Processing of the Wedding Documents:
You can FAX or FedEx directly to your specific wedding coordinator.
Your Wedding Ceremony:
Dependent on where on the island you choose to celebrate your special day sunset varies. Please liaise with your wedding coordinator on best time for ceremony.
Jamaican law requires that weddings take place brfore 6:00 PM
Winter months sunset is around 6:00. Summer months, sunset is about 6:45. Please Schedule the ceremony no later than 30 to 60 minutes earlier.
The Wedding Cake:
The traditional Jamaican Wedding Cake is dark and rich like a Christmas pudding, made with dried fruits such as prunes, raisins, dates, currants, cherries, etc.
These fruits are finely chopped and marinated in wine and rum for weeks. This wonderful blend forms the base of your cake mixture. The cost of the Jamaican Wedding Cake will depend on how many guests you wish to serve.
A marriage license must be obtained from the Ministry of National Security. The process takes approximately four (4) weeks.
Villas that do not host weddings:
A Summer Place, Amanoka, Malatai on the Beach, Rio Chico, Sundown, Tranquility on the Beach and Phoenix
The sight, sounds, flavors and feel of a Jamaican Wedding and/or honeymoon are as varied as your own sense of romance and imagination.
From one end of the island to the other, Jamaica has more choice for honeymooners than almost any other destination in the Caribbean Each of our nine distinctive resort areas :
The following documentation is required for all persons wishing to get married in Jamaica:
The services of a professional, on-site wedding coordinator are indispensable for a large villa wedding. We can recommend experienced wedding coordinators who reside in Jamaica. Your coordinator can offer great assistance.
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