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Runaway Bay

Jamaica Destination Weddings

Getting Married in Runaway Bay

Located just 10 miles west of Ocho Rios, you will find Runaway Bay, an island filled with beautiful Caribbean beaches, luxurious spas, endless activities for your whole guestlist to enjoy, and more. Spend your days in paradise leading up to your big day lounging by the golden beaches while sipping your favorite cocktail, or adventure with your closest loved ones and take a guided tour through the famous Green Grotto Caves, where you can discover a slice of Jamaican history. From the peaceful atmosphere to all the pre-wedding celebrations on the island, you will not be disappointed.

Top Highlights

  • Beaches
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Golfing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sailing

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Marriage Requirements

Having your destination wedding in Runaway Bay, Jamaica requires certain documents you must fulfill before you tie the knot. Some of the general requirements include, a valid passport, birth certificates, proof of single status, marriage license, witnesses, and a marriage officer. Please contact your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for more information regarding the marriage requirements in Runaway Bay, Jamaica.

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Wedding Packages in Runaway Bay

Start your next chapter as soon-to-be newlyweds with the wedding you always dreamed of at a place so breathtaking, you will have your guests talking about your special day for years. With plenty of unique wedding packages to choose from, envision walking down the aisle surrounded by beautiful decor at the venue of your choice and the picturesque sunsets at your background. Toast with a glass of bubbly to celebrate your love and indulge in delicious bites all during your reception celebration. Capture the magic of your special day with the help of the photographer, giving you memorable moments you will cherish forever. 

Travel Tips

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Travel Documents

Valid passports are required for both U.S citizens and CA tourists and your passport must not be expired and have at least 6 months of validity remaining beyond your departure date from Jamaica. Immigration forms are also completed upon arrival either during your flight or port of entry. If you are a citizen of the US, visit for more information on travel documents needed and for Canadian travelers, visit for relevant travel information.


The official language of Jamaica is English and is widely spoken in plenty of establishments.

Currency & Tipping

The Jamaican Dollar is the official currency, but US dollars are often widely accepted in tourist/resort areas. Most all inclusive resorts have a no-tipping policy, where tips are typically included in the overall package, however, guests opt to tip if they receive exceptional service.

Things To Do In Runaway Bay

Runaway Bay Attractions

Attractions & Activities

  •   Golfing
  •   Snorkeling
  •   Nightlife
  •   Casinos
  •   Fisherman's Beach
  •   Green Grotto Caves
  •   Bob Marley Mausoleum 
  •   Chukka Caribbean Adventures

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Runaway Bay Wedding Planning FAQs

How do I plan a wedding in Runaway Bay, Jamaica?
A few things to keep in mind when planning your destination wedding in Runaway Bay, Jamaica include, setting a budget, sending out RSVPs as soon as possible, legal requirements, pre-wedding activities for you and your guests, guest accommodations, and any customizations you would like to have for your big day. Speak with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist to help make your wedding planning as smooth as possible.
What does a wedding package in Runaway Bay come with?
Wedding packages in Runaway Bay, Jamaica can vary from resort to resort, but a few common and unique wedding elements include, a venue of your choice, officiant, champagne or sparkling wine, wedding cake, photography, bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonniere, decorations and an on-site wedding coordinator.
When is the best time of year to get married in Runaway Bay?
Runaway Bay, Jamaica has a warm climate throughout the year, however there are certain seasons that are more popular for weddings than others. Dry season is from December to April where temperatures are from mid-70s to mid-80s Fahrenheit and a great time to have outdoor ceremonies and receptions. Off-peak season is more affordable, but from May-October there is a chance of rainfall as it falls during hurricane season.
How much does a destination wedding cost in Runaway Bay?
The cost of a destination wedding in Runaway Bay, Jamaica varies from resort to resort and depends on a variety of factors. Some things to consider when estimating the cost include, guest size, resort preference, venue, airfare, accommodations, food and beverage, plus any additional customization you would like for your big day. Contact one of our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists to give you a custom quote today.

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