I was lucky enough to spend nearly 4 years of my life, living and traveling around the Caribbean. It is such a beautiful and enchanting destination with a relaxed vibe that makes you feel like you never want to go home. With that in mind, many newly engaged couples are taking the decision to plan their special day amongst the crystal waters and white sandy beaches. So here are, my Top Ten Caribbean Venues for those with such a fabulous choice to make.
It’s the Caribbean so it’s supposed to be stunning right, well beyond this is Eden Rock in St Barts. The ultimate in Luxury and one of the most renowned hotel’s around the world. Housing an eclectic collection of art within the interiors and the glimpses of personal touches creating a tranquil and homely feel. With breath taking views and white sandy beaches it is a retreat you’ll never want to leave and spending your special Wedding experience here is true magic.
This place is pure paradise. Having lived in Grand Cayman for nearly fours years, I can assure you, it is what dreams are made of. An island you can drive around in less than 2 hours and housing the famous Seven Mile Beach, boasting the most beautiful of beaches in the Caribbean and the least populated. The abundant and colourful reefs are accessible to all, makes Cayman one of the best locations for snorkelling and diving. The Ritz Carlton is situated along the desirable Seven Mile Beach and hosts cabanas to relax and take in the amazing views of the crystal waters combined with creamy polished marble, wainscot ceilings and walls. Weddings are so beautiful to Photograph here and the light is perfectly romantic.
INCREDIBLE is one word that describes this exquisite architecture, with many different terraces leading to the breathtaking views over the 600 acre beach below. A combination of bridges, stoned faced columns and magical inﬁnity pools makes this a beautiful and relaxing Wedding venue for any couple tying the knot. Jade Mountain allows you to be fully immerse in nature, a sanctuary, the only resort that enables you to view both the Petit and Gros Piton mountains. Let’s get booking.untains. Let’s get booking.
Described as the place of pure serenity and with an impeccable reputation for it’s incredibly ﬁrst class service, visitors cannot praise this Luxury Beachfront Hotel enough. All of the rooms and suites in Sandy Lane are designed with discreet luxury in mind, offering comfort and elegance at every turn. Perfect for the grandest of Weddings to the smaller boutique affairs, Sandy Lane is a unique and memorable venue with the most incredible views, sunsets and stunning beaches.
Wow Wow Wow, reachable only by boat, arrival is without a doubt going to be special, and literally not a car in sight. This ‘one of a kind’ beauties, spectacularly hosts an array of winding paths and white sandy beaches to lose yourself in. Jumby Bay is one of the most mesmerising, and untouched locations in the world. Just imagine this breathtaking destination, a romantic island of simple pleasures surrounded by the nature and tropical foliage of Antigua. This private island noted for its luxury and world-class service has got to be in my Top Ten Wedding Destinations for its sensational elegance and charming reﬁnement.
Oh yes, the Blemond La Samanna, has to be one of your indulgent pleasures. A sanctuary of relaxation and pure romantic elegance. It boasts turquoise seas, white stunning carribbean beaches edged with abundant foliage and palms. The backdrop of Wedding dreams. Belmond LA Samanna is famous for its distinctive white buildings and luxurious cabanas, a unique escape for couples wanting something special to celebrate their day.
Exquisite, and honestly I’m not sure you would ﬁnd anything this hotel wouldn’t provide for a couple wanting to say their vows. Having been voted by magazines worldwide as one of the best wedding destinations in the Caribbean, Turks and Caicos’ COMO Parrot Cay has got to be on that list of my Top Ten Caribbean Wedding Destinations.
Renowned for its incredible personalised service and chic ambiance and calming interiors Como offers that slice of absolute paradise. A perfect setting for your luxury beach Wedding and a Wedding Photographers dream, with a plethora of hidden coves and unspoilt beaches.
8. Geejam Hotel, Jamaica
This venue is ….. a mix of beautifully designed and luxurious boutique hideaways that lead you out to those breath taking views of the Caribbean sea. You are literally enveloped in the natural environment combining the sea breeze, the glorious sunshine, and the tropical surroundings capturing that mystical spirit that releases all your senses.
Stunning natural wonders such as the many extraordinary waterfalls are not far away and would make for amazing wedding Photography. This haven of natural and intrinsic beauty, along with all the creature comforts from home would be ideal if you are someone that likes to be connected to a tropical paradise, this is the Wedding destination for you.
Look it’s the Bahamas so expect what your expecting and times that by a million. It seems you have everything you could wish for as a Wedding couple at One&Only Ocean Club, Bahamas. The amazing pristine beaches, to spectacular Caribbean waters and then this true ‘fairytale’ that is the Versailles Gardens. This both enchanting and magical stair-stepped garden is ﬁlled with statues, ﬁshponds and multi-tiers of lush landscape. Famed for it’s romantic ambiance and serenity, this venue has the ability to transport you to may different worlds with it’s unique spaces. An ultra luxurious Wedding Destination and a great place to relax before the big day.
Hotel Guanahani is described as a casually elegant sanctuary. A boutique luxury hotel, with captivating landscapes and a fabulous reef-protected lagoon, with beautiful interiors and optimum privacy. The level of service is second to none which of course is one of the most important factors when planning your Wedding Day, to be made to feel special and relaxed. The hotel is position over looking the stunning white sandy beaches, on its own peninsula encapsulated by tropical forrestry. If your Wedding requires a high degree of exclusivity and intimacy then this stunning venue is made for you and your Wedding Day
If you have decided on a Caribbean Wedding and would like to talk Wedding Photography please head over to the connect page and contact me for a exciting chat.