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Plan Your Wedding

IN 5 SIMPLE STEPS

You say I do. We do the rest for you!

Once you've said "I will" to forever, it's time to start planning for that forever to begin. At Sandals, we make it easy ‐ and fun ‐ to plan the wedding of your dreams, and it all happens in five perfect steps. To see how easy it is to have your wedding at Sandals, check out the steps below. Or GET STARTED NOW!

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Find your magical retreat & book your room

Find your magical retreat and book your room or Love Nest® Suite. Choose your wedding date and time with the expert guidance of one of our knowledgeable Wedding Concierge Agents. Call 1-877-SANDALS to get started.

Discover the caribbean's most innovative & luxurious rooms & suites at Sandals.

Created in the spirit of opulence with separate sitting areas and a dedicated concierge team, these luxury accommodations are perfect for couples in love.

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Choose your wedding style

Whether you're starting with a blank canvas or already have a look you'd like to achieve, at Sandals you can design your dream wedding any way you want. Choose your wedding colors, flowers, ceremony décor enhancements, wedding cake design, and so much more!

It’s Your Wedding, Your Style

Our interactive wedding inspirations planner is the perfect way to begin planning your wedding. You'll be able to view a variety of vignettes to get a sense of your own style, and let them inspire you to create your own vignette. Pick and choose elements along the way, creating the wedding of your dreams in your own unique style.

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Virtual Wedding Design Experience

The Virtual Wedding Design Experience offers everything you need to plan your dream destination wedding from the comfort of your own home. Chat face-to-face with your wedding planner and explore our catalogue of décor options during your video chat session. Discuss important details, such as event location and times, dining menus, photo and video plans, special add-on services, and more!

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Breathe easy & leave the details to us

Get things moving in the right direction with your dedicated Sandals wedding planner. A full‐service planner will handle it all ‐ from designing the overall vision to arranging weekend activities for you and your guests.

Your Wedding Team

You'll meet your pre‐travel wedding planners during the very first scheduled call. From there on, you tell us what you want and we'll make it happen ‐ bringing your vision to life, down to the finest details. All that's left for you to do is say "I do."

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Get your documents in order

Document it! Review and gather all the necessary documentation and legal requirements for your chosen island destination to ensure your wedding can be formalized and legally performed.

Marriage Documentation Requirements

The documents process can be a confusing and complicated one, but with our team of document specialists, the process is made simple and as stress‐free as possible. Remember that each island is unique and requirements vary slightly from island to island‐sometimes changing with little notice! Your Caribbean destination wedding coordinator and your document specialist can answer any questions you have about the documents required for each island. The experience of having your wedding on a gorgeous, tropical island is well worth the effort!

Requirements by Destination
  • jamaica
  • bahamas
  • Saint Lucia
  • antigua
  • grenada
  • barbados

REQUIREMENTS FOR JAMAICA

Notarized copies of (original) state-issued birth certificate

Court certified final divorce decree

Legal name changes or legal adoption papers, if applicable

State issue death certificates with related marriage certificates

Residency requirement

48 Hrs *

Notarized copy valid government issued photo ID or driver’s license

An original notarized sworn affidavit referring to documents specifically may be provided to accompany photocopy of documents.

Marriage license and administrative fee

US$95.00

*48 Hours residency requirement must include 2 days which include day of arrival, weekend or holidays. Example: Friday arrivals can be married on Sunday.

The balance on your booking is due sixty (60) days prior to arrival. Cancellation should be made outside of thirty (30) days to arrival in order to receive a refund; please note certain items are non- refundable. All wedding charges are non-refundable within thirty (30) days of arrival. Please send via courier service notarized photocopies (with notary's original ink signature and stamp) of the required document at least 60 days prior to travel.

REQUIREMENTS FOR BAHAMAS

Original state‐issued birth certificate and passport

All pages of all court certified final divorce decrees, if applicable

Legal name changes or legal adoption papers, if applicable

State issue death certificates with related marriage certificates

Residency requirement

48 Hrs *

Marriage license and administrative fee

US$310.00

*48 Hours residency requirement must include 2 business days. Not including day of arrival, weekends or holidays. No Sunday Weddings at Sandals Emerald Bay, Exuma. Example Friday arrivals can be married on Wednesday.

The balance on your booking is due sixty (60) days prior to arrival. Cancellation should be made outside of thirty (30) days to arrival in order to receive a refund; please note certain items are non-refundable. All wedding charges are non-refundable within thirty (30) days of arrival. All couples must hand carry all original state issued and/or court certified documents with raised/embossed seals & stamps. Divorce decree not returned for Bahamas.

REQUIREMENTS FOR SAINT LUCIA

Original state‐issued birth certificate and passport

Court certified final divorce decree

State issue death certificates with related marriage certificates

Legal name changes or legal adoption papers, if applicable

Residency requirement

72 Hrs *

Marriage license and administrative fee

US$270.00

*72 Hours residency requirement must include 3 business days, excluding day of arrival, weekends, and holidays. No Sunday weddings. Example: Friday arrivals can be married on the following Thursday. Monday arrivals can be married on Friday. Or 48-hour express wedding for additional US$341.00 fee, which must include 2 business days (this includes day of arrival). Example: Monday arrival can be married Wednesday after 12 noon.

The balance on your booking is due sixty (60) days prior to arrival. Cancellation should be made outside of thirty (30) days to arrival in order to receive a refund; please note certain items are non-refundable. All wedding charges are non-refundable within thirty (30) days of arrival. All couples must hand carry all original state issued and/or court certified documents with raised/embossed seals & stamps and with Judges or Court Clerk’s original ink signature.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ANTIGUA

Original state‐issued birth certificate and passport

Court certified final divorce decree

State issue death certificates with related marriage certificates

Legal name changes or legal adoption papers, if applicable

Residency requirement

48 Hrs *

Marriage license and administrative fee

US$288.00

*48 Hours residency requirement must include 1 business day, which includes day of arrival. Excludes holidays. No Sunday weddings. Example: Friday arrivals can be married on Tuesday.

The balance on your booking is due sixty (60) days prior to arrival. Cancellation should be made outside of thirty (30) days to arrival in order to receive a refund; please note certain items are non-refundable. All wedding charges are non-refundable within thirty (30) days of arrival. All couples must hand carry all original state issued and/or court certified documents with raised/embossed seals & stamps.

REQUIREMENTS FOR GRENADA

Original state issued birth certificate and passport

Court certified final divorce decree

Legal name changes or legal adoption papers, if applicable

State issue death certificates with related marriage certificates

Residency Requirement

72 Hrs *

Sworn affidavit attesting that neither party has been married before

Marriage license and administrative fee

US$180.00

Sworn affidavit or letter from a clergyman, Lawyer, Registry or Notary Public; must be on letterhead with applicable notarization stamps, seals, etc. Attesting that neither party has not been previously married.

*72 Hours residency requirement includes day of arrival, weekends and holidays, prior to applying for marriage license offsite and 1‐3 days for processing of license application. Example: Friday arrivals can be married on the following Thursday. Monday arrivals can be married on Friday. Or 48-hour express wedding for additional US$190.00 fee to expedite, which must include one (1) business day. Example: Monday arrival can be married on Wednesday after 12 noon.

The balance on your booking is due sixty (60) days prior to arrival. Cancellation should be made outside of thirty (30) days to arrival in order to receive a refund; please note certain items are non-refundable. All wedding charges are non-refundable within thirty (30) days of arrival. All couples must hand carry all original state issued and/or court certified documents with raised/embossed seals & stamps and with Judges or Court Clerk’s original ink signature. In addition for non-express weddings, scanned copies of these documents must be emailed to the Sandals Wedding Documents Specialists.

REQUIREMENTS FOR BARBADOS

Valid passports and original or certified copies of your birth certificates

Court certified final divorce decree

Legal name changes or legal adoption papers, if applicable

State issue death certificates with related marriage certificates

Residency requirement

48 Hrs *

Marriage license and administrative fee

US$325.00

*48 Hours residency requirement must include 2 days which include day of arrival. Excludes weekends or public holidays. Couples must go offsite to obtain application for marriage license.

The balance on your booking is due sixty (60) days prior to arrival. Cancellation should be made outside of thirty (30) days to arrival in order to receive a refund; please note certain items are non-refundable. All wedding charges are non-refundable within thirty (30) days of arrival. All couples must hand carry all original state issued and/or court certified documents with raised/embossed seals & stamps and with Judges or Court Clerk’s original ink signature.

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Prepare for a beautiful new beginning

Double check your travel documents, confirm flights, and put all required documents such as passports in a safe place so you won't forget them. Be sure to hand carry your gown on the plane! Your on‐resort wedding planner will be waiting for you and make sure everything goes according to plan.

TRAVEL CHECKLIST:

Travel documents in order

Confirm flights

Passports handy

Wedding dress

That’s it!

Let the good times roll. Arrive before your guests. Then spend some time with your Event Coordinator to discuss the final details once more and ensure everything is exactly as you dreamed of.