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Bahamas Destination Weddings

Getting Married in Nassau

As soon as you arrive in Nassau, Bahamas, prepare to be starstruck by the vibrant nightlife and historic landmarks on this beautiful island. With its cathedrals, rich architecture, and Victorian mansions, Nassau offers the perfect backdrop to say I do. For a more tropical setting for your big day, take a leisurely stroll down the crystalline beaches and witness jaw-dropping sunsets.. Dive into the crystal-clear waters and embark on an underwater adventure as you discover the gorgeous coral reefs while snorkeling. After lounging under the palm trees, treat your guests to the stunning attractions Nassau has to offer, such as the Queen's Staircase and the Straw Market.

Top Highlights

  • Beaches
  • Casinos
  • Nightlife
  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing
  • Historical Landmarks
Nassau Marriage Requirements

Marriage Requirements

Before you can officially tie the knot in Nassau, there are important requirements that must be fulfilled. The general marriage requirements in Nassau include being of legal age (at least 18 years old), applying for a marriage license, making a sworn declaration of single status, having witnesses present, and providing a divorce or death certificate if either party has been previously married. For more detailed information regarding the marriage requirements in the Bahamas, please contact a Certified Destination Wedding Specialist. 

Nassau Wedding Packages

Wedding Packages in Nassau

Wedding packages in Nassau offer a perfect blend of enchanting elements and unique Bahamian charm, all wrapped into an exciting wedding experience. Envision your wedding set against the backdrop of swaying palm trees and breathtaking ocean views, as you exchange your vows. Your chosen venue will be adorned with stunning floral arrangements and elegant seating, creating a picture-perfect day. During your reception, indulge in a delicious wedding cake and let your loved ones share heartfelt speeches with the celebratory sparkling wine. Capture every precious moment with the talented photographers and videographers, ensuring that your memories are saved for a lifetime. Elevate your time in paradise with special touches like a relaxing couple's massage or a lavish private dinner, adding an extra touch of romance before and after your special day.

Travel Tips

Nassau Travel Tips

Travel Documents

A valid passport is required for entry into the Bahamas and must be valid for at least six months beyond your planned departure date.  If you are a citizen of the US, visit travel.state.gov for more information on travel documents needed and for Canadian travelers, visit travel.gc.ca for relevant travel information.

Language

The primary language in Nassau is English and is widely used throughout the island. It's worth noting that locals will also speak Bahamian Creole.

Currency & Tipping

The official currency of Nassau, Bahamas, is the Bahamian dollar (BSD), but the U.S. dollar is widely accepted throughout the country. In all-inclusive resorts in the Bahamas, tipping is generally included in the package, and some resorts may have a no-tipping policy. However, if you receive exceptional service, it is still appropriate to offer a gratuity as a gesture of appreciation.

Things To Do In Nassau

Nassau Attractions

Attractions & Activities

  • Paradise Island
  • Queen's Staircase 
  • Straw Market
  • Cable Beach
  • World Class Cuisine
  • Snorkeling
  • Casinos
  • Fort Charlotte 

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Nassau Wedding Planning FAQs

How much does a destination wedding cost in Nassau, Bahamas?
The average cost of a destination wedding in Nassau is typically around $10,000. However, it's important to note that this cost can vary significantly based on factors such as the number of guests, the chosen resort or venue, the level of customization desired, and the specific amenities and accommodations included in the wedding package. The estimated cost often encompasses the overall wedding package, which typically includes essential wedding elements needed for your special day in paradise. Consult with a Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for a personalized quote.
When is the best time of year to get married in Nassau, Bahamas?
The most ideal time to get married in Nassau is during the peak tourist season, which runs from November to April. This season typically offers pleasant weather with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to mid-80s, creating a great climate for celebrating your special day.
What does a wedding package in Nassau, Bahamas come with?
Wedding packages in Nassau vary from resort to resort, but each one includes a range of services and unique wedding essentials for your special day. Some common elements include, ceremony, officiant, floral arrangements, ceremony setup, wedding cake, photography/videography, reception options and romantic extras.
How do I plan a wedding in Nassau, Bahamas?
Planning a wedding in Nassau is an exciting time, and with the assistance of a Certified Destination Wedding Specialist, it can be a stress-free experience. Some important steps to consider are, setting a budget, choosing a wedding date, researching resorts and venue options, considering the number of guests and sending our invitations, securing a room block, and booking travel arrangements.

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