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Grand Bahama Island
Bahamas Destination Weddings

Getting Married in Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island destination weddings offer the perfect setting for a memorable wedding with a tropical, Caribbean vibe. Renowned for one of the world's largest underwater caves systems, national parks, and aviary sanctuaries, nature enthusiasts will fall in love with exploring this stunning island. Mingle with the friendly locals where you indulge in the local fish fries, and spend time shopping, golfing or relaxing on the pristine beaches. With its serene beauty and plenty of all ages activities, Grand Bahama Island has the perfect mix of romance and adventure. 

Top Highlights

  • Beaches
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Casinos
  • Golfing
  • Wildlife
  • Snorkeling
Bahamas marriage requirements

Marriage Requirements

For a US and CA citizen to get married in Grand Bahama Island, they must present a valid passport, original birth certificate, and a sworn declaration of single status. The couple must be in the Bahamas for at least 24 hours before applying for a marriage license, which costs $120.
 Please speak with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for more information.

Bahamas wedding packages

Wedding Packages in Grand Bahama Island

Getting married in Grand Bahama Island is no different from tying the knot anywhere else regarding wedding packages. Couples can expect a range of offerings with all common solutions and palm trees and coconuts. Wedding packages, typically available at the resort where the couple chooses to stay, often include services such as a wedding planner, ceremony venue, decor, officiant, floral arrangements, photography, catering, and accommodation options. The packages can be customized to meet the couple's preferences and requirements.

Travel Tips

Bahamas travel tips

Travel Documents

A valid passport is required for both U.S and CA citizens and must have at least six months validity beyond the travel dates.  If you are a citizen of the US, visit travel.state.gov for more information on important travel documents needed. For Canadian travelers, visit travel.gc.ca for relevant travel information.

Language

The official language of the Bahamas is English, which is widely spoken and understood in Grand Bahama Island, particularly in tourist areas.

Currency & Tipping

The official currency is the Bahamian dollar, but the US dollar is widely accepted, especially in tourist areas. Tipping is customary in the Bahamas when getting married in Grand Bahama Island, and a general guideline is 15-20% of the bill. At all-inclusive resorts, gratuities are often included in the package price, but it's still customary to tip for exceptional service.

Things To Do In Grand Bahama Island

Bahamas activities

Attractions & Activities

  • Lucayan National Park
  • Scuba Diving
  • Jet Skiing 
  • Port Lucaya Marketplace
  • Gold Park Beach
  • Swimming with Dolphins
  • Reef Tour
  • Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company

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Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

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CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

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Grand Bahama Island Wedding Planning FAQs

How much does a destination wedding cost in Grand Bahama Island?
The cost of Grand Bahama Island destination weddings can vary depending on factors such as the chosen venue, package inclusions, guest count, and additional services. On average, couples can expect to spend between $5,000 to $20,000 or more.
When is the best time of year to get married in Grand Bahama Island?
The best time for Grand Bahama Island destination weddings is during the dry season, typically from November to April. This period offers pleasant weather with minimal rainfall, providing an ideal setting for outdoor ceremonies and activities.
What does a wedding package in Grand Bahama Island come with?
Wedding packages in Grand Bahama Island usually include services such as a wedding planner, ceremony venue, decor, officiant, floral arrangements, photography, catering, and sometimes accommodation for the couple and their guests. Each package can be tailored to suit the couple's preferences.
How do I plan a wedding in Grand Bahama Island?
To plan a wedding in Grand Bahama Island, start by researching resorts, venue type, determining your vision, budget, and requirements. Speak with our Certified Destination Wedding Specialist to guide you through your planning process to ensure a stress free destination wedding in paradise.

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