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Getting Married in Aruba

Aruba has always been a popular destination for Caribbean beach weddings due to its picturesque white sand, calm, clear water and year-round sunny weather. Affectionately known as One Happy Island, Aruba is a small island with friendly people, endless watersports, world-class dining, lively nightlife and luxurious romance.

Top Highlights

  • Tropical Climate
  • Warm Hospitality
  • White-sand Beaches
  • World-class Dining
  • Lively Casinos
  • Snorkeling

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Aruba Marriage Requirements

In order to get legally married in Aruba, couples must present copies of their birth certificates with apostille (state certification), valid passports and a witness (18+ years) with a valid passport. Single status reports, divorce decree(s) and death certificate(s) are also required with apostille, when applicable. All civil (legal) ceremonies are held at the City Hall and all required documents must be emails for review and then sent by mail at least one month before the desired wedding date.

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Getting Married in Aruba: FAQs

How much does a destination wedding in Aruba cost?
In 2023, the average cost of a destination wedding in Aruba was $10,000. This is based on our data for a couple’s accommodations, wedding package and estimated airfare. The ultimate cost of a destination wedding in Aruba depends on the time of year, guest count, resort class, wedding package inclusions and origin gateway. If you’re interested in getting a personalized quote based on your exact needs, contact us and a Certified Destination Wedding Specialist will assist right away.
How much does an Aruba wedding package cost?
Aruba wedding packages can range from $0 to $10,000 or more depending on the circumstances. Many all-inclusive resorts offer free wedding packages when the couple stays a certain number of nights or books a certain number of rooms in a block. On the other hand, Aruba wedding packages can be costly if the couple decides to upgrade their decor options or add on special items such as fireworks, reception entertainment, etc. It really depends on what you envision for your big day.
What is the best time of year to get married in Aruba?
The most popular month to get married in Aruba is XXX, but there really is no bad time of year to exchange vows on this happy island. Luckily, Aruba is just outside of the traditional hurricane belt that impacts other Caribbean Islands, so couples don’t have to worry as much about inclement weather. Getting married anytime between January to September is a safe bet, and April through August is where you’ll find the best prices.
How far in advance should I plan my Aruba wedding?
We recommend starting to plan your Aruba destination wedding well in advance (12-18 months is ideal). The recent wedding boom is impacting resort inventory and popular wedding dates are going fast, so it’s smart to inquire right away if you have a special date in mind. Don’t forget, we can assist with finding the right resort based on your needs and will confirm your wedding date with the onsite event coordinator for you.

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