Antigua and Barbuda, a paradise for a dream wedding
The Caribbean islands are the perfect place for the most romantic. Its paradisiacal atmosphere is ideal to celebrate a wedding, a honeymoon or a getaway for two
In Antigua and Barbuda, couples can enjoy the tropical climate, 365 white sand beaches, luxury hotels and a wide variety of activities.
The destination has multiple possibilities of hotels exclusively for couples where the romantic setting leaves nothing to chance and they are the ideal proposal for those looking for a place to enjoy for two.
The "couples only" hotels are Cocobay Resort; Cocos Hotel; Galley Bay Resort & Spa; Hammock Cove Antigua Hawksbill by rex resorts; Hermitage Bay; Hodges Bay Resort & Spa; Keyonna Beach Resort; Pineapple Beach Club; Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa; The Escape at Nonsuch Bay and The Great House Antigua.
In addition, there are some that offer special proposals for those who want to get married on the islands or spend a paradisiacal honeymoon. They are: Admiral's Inn; Allegro Resort Pineapple Beach; Old Beachcomber Hotel; Old Village; Blue Waters Antigua; COCONUTS; coco bay; Curtain Bluff Hotel; Galleon Beach Club; Galley Bay Resort; Hawksbill Beach Resort; Hermitage Bay; The Inn At English Harbour; Jolly Beach Resort; Jolly Harbor Villas; Rex Blue Heron and Rex Halcyon Cove; Sandals Antigua Resort & Spa;; Siboney Beach Club; The Verandah Resort & Spa. Some of them have a “free wedding offer”.
Getting married in Antigua and Barbuda
In order for the ceremony to take place legally, passports and documentation such as a declaration of divorce, if applicable, must be taken to the Ministry of Legal Affairs on Queen Elizabeth Highway in St. John. After the payment of about 150 dollars and an interview with the bride and groom, a permit will be issued to carry out the wedding. Then, those interested must go to the General Registry, which is located in the old Treasury building. There they must pay a fee of 40 dollars to register the procedure in court and another fee of 10 dollars to obtain the official marriage certificate.
If the bride and groom decide to get married outside the Palace of Justice, an extra fee of $100 must be paid. Most couples who get married on the islands choose hotels, villas or beaches with two or more witnesses, who in many cases are other guests staying at the place.