Jul 29 2010
When you’re trying to decide where to get married and you know you want something romantic, a destination where you can start your life together in a special way, why not do the ultimate and say “I do” at an amazing private island paradise like Jumby Bay, a Rosewood Resort on a private island in the West Indies.
If you’re looking for breathtaking scenery Jumby Bay is the place dreams are made of!
When it comes to having unique and luxurious places for your wedding party to stay you have all kinds of Caribbean chic choices from suites and villas to private Estate Homes, so Jumby Bay is perfect for that small intimate wedding or even a larger celebration.
Here’s more information on what you need to know to take advantage of a Caribbean Wedding Package like no other, including information on what you need to do so you can get married in the Caribbean, on Jumby Bay.
Wedding Ceremony Package:
- Personal assistance in obtaining the license and interview at the Ministry of Legal Affairs in St. John’s
- Marriage License
- Marriage officer
- Witnesses if necessary
- Wedding ceremony at location of your choice at Jumby Bay
- Bridal bouquet & groom’s boutonniere
- Photography (one album with 30 5×7 prints and negatives and one 8×10)
- Two-tier wedding cake
- Bottle of champagne
Wedding ceremony package price of $2,000 includes application fees and wedding coordination fees. Prices are subject to change. We will hold a wedding date on a tentative basis for two weeks while you finalize your decision. A $600 deposit is then required to secure the date and wedding site. The fee is non-refundable and is applied to the package price.
Wedding Receptions & Dining
Following the ceremony, there are a variety of ways to celebrate. We offer dinner for two on the beach, private dinner in your room and cocktail receptions, or you may choose to enjoy one of our renowned restaurants. Our Executive Chef and his team will create a menu to suit your unique taste.
Additional Services Available:
- Video recording and photography packages of your luxury destination wedding
- Flower arrangements, location and reception décor
- Beauty salon and spa packages
Legal Requirements – Antigua
Local authorities are most cooperative and have simplified arrangement for marriage and renewal of vows on Antigua. There is a 24-hour residency requirement, to include at least one business day (Monday – Thursday, if you arrive on Friday you will marry on the next Tuesday). If neither person has been married before, birth certificates are sufficient; otherwise, a former spouses death certificate or divorce decree is needed.
At the Ministry of Legal Affairs in downtown St. Johns, you meet for a friendly interview where you present the necessary legal paperwork and submit the Marriage Application (application will be completed prior to your meeting at Jumby Bay).
You will proceed to The High Court where you meet with a Marriage Officer who will review your application, issue a Marriage License and set the date, time and place for the ceremony.
On the date of your destination wedding, the marriage officer will come to Jumby Bay to perform a civil ceremony. A non-denominational religious ceremony is also possible and our wedding coordinator will gladly advise you of the officiant available.
Please note that all documents you are required to furnish must bear legal names, otherwise an affidavit is needed stating that one or the other is known by a different name. Passports are required and if either person has been divorced, the original (or a notarized copy) of the divorce decree must be presented.
For more: www.jumbybayresort.com
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