Why you should get married at Elegant Hotels in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is one of the most popular places in the world for British couples looking to get married abroad. With glittering sunshine, powder-soft beaches, and tropical waters – it’s not hard to see why so many couples want the beautiful Caribbean as their backdrop.

Another reason why so many couples look at the Caribbean for their wedding is the wealth of luxury resorts that offer wedding packages. Elegant Hotels in Saint Lucia and Barbados is just one of them. Here are 8 reasons why you should choose Elegant Hotels for your Caribbean wedding.

Three wedding packages to choose from

Elegant Hotels split their weddings into three packages: Simply Elegant, Tropical Luxury, and Just The Two Of Us.

Simply Elegant is the simplest of the wedding packages, and includes the following:

  • Signature Welcome Cocktail Upon Arrival
  • Dedicated Services of Wedding Coordinator
  • Marriage License
  • Private Roundtrip Transfers to Registration Office
  • Officiating Ministerial Services
  • Choice of Intimate Beachside or Garden Ceremony
  • Witness as Required
  • Personalized Wedding Website & Gift Registry
  • Intimate Mimosa Breakfast in Bed

Then the Tropical Luxury Package includes all of the above but with the addition of Tropical Floral Bouquet and Boutounniere, Ceremony Champagne Toast, Single Tier 8″ Wedding Cake, Elegant Nightly Turndown Service, Complimentary Room Upgrade (as available at time of booking), and complimentary guarantee late check out until 2pm.

Then Just of The Two of Us offer everything in the two packages above but also:

  • One Hour Steel Pan music for Ceremony
  • Private Beach Dinner Under the Stars
  • Romantic Turndown service on night of Ceremony
  • Signature Couples Massage (at Hotel Spa)
  • Champagne Breakfast for Two on the morning after your Ceremony
  • Personalized Wedding Gift

Choose from a range of ceremony enhancements

If you’re looking to customise your ceremony, you can choose from a generous selection of ceremony enhancements. These include bouquets, halo crowns, live music, and photography.

Weddings in the Caribbean are legally recognised in the UK

Getting married in Barbados and St Lucia is a simple process. Your marriage license is included in the Elegant Hotels wedding packages, and all you need to bring are your passports, proof of divorce (if divorced), and proof of marriage and death (if widowed).

They offer FREE weddings

If you stay seven nights or more at Elegant Hotels then you can qualify for a FREE wedding. 

There are eight resorts to choose from

Elegant Hotels own eight resorts across two Caribbean Islands: St Lucia and Barbados. You might opt for a garden ceremony at the Colony Club in Barbados, or you might decide on a beach ceremony at the Landings Resort and Spa in St. Lucia.

Get ready in the on-site spa

Elegant Hotels all have on-site spas, where you can book a range of beauty treatments so you look incredible on your big day. You can also book your hair and make-up trial to take place in the comfort of your room!

They will steam your dress upon arrival

When you’ve travelled thousands of miles to get married, your dress may get wrinkled along the way. Simply hand over your dress upon arrival and their team can have it steamed to perfection.

You can step right into your honeymoon

Imagine being able to start your life as a married couple the minute you say I Do. Elegant Hotels offer a lovely Honeymoon Package that includes a personalised honeymoon website and gift registry.

Then when your years as a married couple tick on, you can return to Elegant Hotels to experience their Milestone Anniversary Package and their Renewal of Vows Package.

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Morag Lee

Morag is the resident blog writer at Barrhead Travel. Can usually be found exploring a cruise ship or on a city break.