Barbados Weddings


Barbados Weddings4A unique, exotic and romantic experience awaits you in the Caribbean, Barbados weddings on the beautiful island is set amidst the tropical flora and fauna of paradise. Barbados offers a wide range of interesting and traditional options for you to choose from. Have a traditional ceremony in one of the many historic churches, or plan a beach weeding.

In Barbados, you will find everything to make your dreams come true for your big day. Barbados weddings provide with great choices as your imagination create your fantasy day. Envision your wedding on a spotless beach, or an enchanted historic venue, as you plan an affordable yet elegant wedding on the island. Choose from personalized wedding packages, exotic pampering, exciting cake options, lush tropical floral creations, sumptuous catering menus, outstanding photography selections, numerous rental options, award-winning entertainment and much more.


Also a bride’s guide will be offered to assist in choosing the right flowers to the perfect bridal gown and lots more. No island wedding would be complete without a cakes and a celebration without exquisite food, so you will enjoy the selection of cuisines for your big day. You may be nervous about the organization involved in planning your wedding in Barbados and if you are a visitor to the island, this will hamper your plans; however you can relax and take the easy option, and let a wedding planner in Barbados take the stress out of your wedding.

Barbados wedding planners will cater to your every need as they provide an extensive range of services that will sculpt the perfect moment you have been dreaming of. Many of hotels have a wedding coordinator on staff, who will plan your wedding before you arrive on the island. They will organize the paperwork for you, however both of you will need to attend the Ministry of Home Affairs, in St. Michael, to obtain a marriage license. This allows either a Minister or a Justice of the Peace to marry you. This person will need to give you a letter to take with you, which states their intention of marrying you.  You will need to take along your passports, your original birth certificates, if either of you has been married before you will also need to show your previous marriage certificate along with evidence of divorce decree.


If you have been widowed then a copy of your spouse's death certificate will need to be presented. More importantly, if these documents are not in English then you will also need certified translated copies. If neither the bride nor groom is a citizen or resident of Barbados, the license fee is BDS$200 cash and a $25 stamp, which is available from the post office counter. You need to purchase this before you go to the main office. Return airline tickets must also be presented. If one of you is a Barbados resident or citizen the fee is $45 and the stamp is $10.

You must be 16 years of age to be legally married in Barbados, and for persons under 18 you must be accompanied by your parents when making the application. Once the paperwork is complete, this normally takes about an hour then you can get back to relaxing while your wedding planner work out the final details, whether it is religious or a civil ceremony.

For the bride and groom there are many spas on the island so you can both enjoy relaxing and distressing massages prior to the big day. The bride-to-be will enjoy waxing, facials, pedicures, manicures, hair and bridal make up. 


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