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Caribbean Destination Weddings

Getting Married in Barbados

A destination wedding in Barbados will come with breathtaking beaches, vibrant culture and romantic atmosphere. It's the perfect destination for couples seeking an unforgettable wedding experience. This Caribbean gem offers a unique blend of romance, adventure and stunning scenery abound, making it an idyllic location for tying the knot. Whether you envision a barefoot beach ceremony, intimate garden affair or luxurious ballroom reception, Barbados has it all. 

Top Highlights

  • Diverse beaches
  • Friendly locals
  • Delicious rum
  • World-class cuisine
  • Vibrant marine life
  • Colonial architecture
Barbados Marriage Requirements

Marriage Requirements

For US and CA citizens getting married in Barbados, the legal requirements are pretty straightforward. You'll need to provide valid passports, birth certificates, and a marriage license obtained from the Ministry of Home Affairs. Additionally, if either party has been divorced, the final divorce decree must be presented.

Barbados Wedding Packages

Wedding Packages in Barbados

Wedding packages in Barbados can be as simple or elaborate as you'd like. Since the resorts on the island are not all-inclusive, you'll have to build and pay for your wedding package a la carte, which we can help with. Expect personalized assistance from an onsite coordinator to help you find stunning ceremony decor, floral arrangements, a wedding cake and officiant. 

Travel Tips

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Travel Documents

Anyone traveling to Barbados needs a valid passport, which should be valid for at least six months beyond the planned departure date. No visa is required for stays less than six months.

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

English is the official language of Barbados, making it easy for couples and their guests to communicate with locals, vendors, and resort staff.

Currency & Tipping

Barbados accepts both the Barbadian dollar (BBD) and US dollars in tourist areas. Most major credit cards are also widely accepted. Restaurants often include a 10-15% service charge in the bill, simplifying the need to tip.

Things To Do In Barbados

Barbados Attractions

Attractions & Activities

  • Harrison's Cave
  • Carlisle Bay 
  • Crane Beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Catamaran cruises
  • Colorful coral reefs
  • Swimming with turtles
  • Bridgetown (UNESCO World Heritage site)

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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

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CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

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Barbados Wedding Planning FAQs

How much does a destination wedding cost in Barbados?
Destination wedding costs in Barbados vary depending on factors such as the resort, package inclusions, guest count, and any upgrades or customizations. Contact one of our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists to begin the process of getting a free quote based on your preferences!
When is the best time of year to get married in Barbados?
The best time for a wedding in Barbados is during the dry season, which runs from December to April. However, with its year-round warm climate, Barbados is a wonderful destination for weddings any time of the year, you’ll just have to be conscious of potential rain.
How do I plan a wedding in Barbados?
Planning a destination wedding in Barbados is simple with the help of our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists. Here’s how it works:
Research resorts and venues Contact us for a free quote and consultations Select your resort, venue and wedding package Confirm your wedding date Secure a group room block Send your save the dates and/or invitations Book your travel arrangements Finalize the details with your onsite coordinator Pack, relax and say “I do” in paradise! Contact us today to start planning your dream celebration in Barbados.

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