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St. Maarten
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Getting Married in St. Maarten

With its island's unique combination of Dutch and French influences, St. Maarten/St. Martin offers endless charm, showcased through its delicious cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and captivating architecture. Divided into the Dutch-controlled St. Maarten and the French-ruled St. Martin, visitors can experience the best of both cultures on a single island. Explore the beauty of Maho Beach and enjoy plenty of watersports, ranging from snorkeling to scuba diving, or marvel at the airplanes as they land on the local runway. Take a day trip to the nearby islands and indulge in Caribbean flavors, explore bustling markets, and, most importantly, discover the perfect backdrop for your special day!

Top Highlights

  • Beaches
  • Nightlife
  • Shopping
  • Ziplining
  • World Class Cuisine
  • Fishing
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Marriage Requirements

Before you start your new chapter as partner and partner, it is important to remember the requirements to get married in St. Maarten/St. Martin. The general requirements include, legal age (both parties must be at least 18 years old), valid passports, proof of marital status, completed application form, birth certificate, affidavit of single status, and take note there might be a waiting period to obtain a marriage license. For any questions or more information about St. Maarten/St. Martin's marriage requirements, please contact your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist.

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Wedding Packages in St. Maarten

With unique and luxurious wedding packages in St. Maarten/St. Martin, your wedding in paradise will not only be stunning but also stress-free. You can exchange your vows in the venue of your choice, surrounded by stunning decor such as beautiful floral arrangements, beautiful aisle markers, and thoughtfully arranged seating. A talented wedding photographer will be there to capture the best moments, from the exciting champagne toast to the wedding cake-cutting. To set the perfect mood, let the DJ or a talented solo artist play your special love song as you share your first dance as a married couple, and then impress your guests with your best moves on the dance floor. Some wedding packages may even offer special extras like hair and makeup services, relaxing spa treatments, transportation arrangements, and more.

Travel Tips

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Travel Documents

Valid passports are required for both U.S citizens and CA tourists and your passport must have at least six months validity remaining beyond the date of departure.  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 St. Maarten/St. Martin is Dutch, English, and French. English is widely spoken and understood throughout the island, especially in the Dutch controlled areas.

Currency & Tipping

The official currency of St. Maarten/St. Martin is the Netherlands Antillean guilder (ANG) or Florin on the Dutch side, and the Euro (EUR) on the French side, but the US dollar is often accepted in plenty of tourist attractions. Tipping at all inclusive resorts can vary, since gratuities are usually included in the all inclusive package, but it is still common to provide additional tips for excellent service.

Things To Do In St. Maarten

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Attractions & Activities

  • Maho Beach
  • Sint Maarten Museum
  • Sunset Cruise
  • Fort Louis
  • Butterfly Farm
  • Snorkeling
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Paddleboarding
  • World-Class Cuisine

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St. Maarten/St. Martin Wedding Planning FAQs

When is the best time of year to get married in St Maarten/St Martin, Caribbean?
St Maarten/St Martin has tropical climate and warm temperatures year round. Peak tourist season and the driest months usually run from December to April. During this time, there is less rainfall and pleasant weather, making it an ideal time for your destination wedding. It’s important to note that during this time of year, prices are typically more expensive.
What does a wedding package in St Maarten/St Martin, Caribbean come with?
Wedding packages vary from resort to resort, but they typically include essential components that are necessary for a wedding. These often consist of the venue, officiant services, decor such as floral arrangements, arches, aisle runners, chairs, and other decorative elements. Additionally, photography and videography services, music, a wedding cake, bridal bouquet, boutonniere, an on-site wedding coordinator, and a champagne toast. Depending on the package, there may also be other additional services available.
How do I plan a wedding in St Maarten/St Martin, Caribbean?
There are several steps to consider when planning your destination wedding in St. Maarten/St. Martin to make it as stress-free as possible. Some of these steps include determining your budget, selecting a wedding date, creating a guest list, sending out invitations, understanding the legal requirements, and establishing a wedding timeline. Please speak with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist to start planning your St. Maarten/St. Martin wedding today!
How much does a destination wedding cost in St Maarten/St Martin, Caribbean?
The average cost of a destination wedding in St Maarten/St Martin is currently $8,600. Cost can depend on a resort, but most all-inclusive resorts include wedding packages with wedding essentials needed for your big day. Overall costs depend on your personal preferences, the level of luxury, number of guests, additional services and activities. For a personalized quote, please speak with one of our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists today.

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