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Cuba Destination Weddings

Say “si” to a destination wedding in beautiful Cuba!

With perfect weather, pristine beaches, spectacular scenery and picturesque architecture, it’s no wonder so many couples choose to host their all inclusive destination wedding and honeymoon in Cuba. Exchange your vows on the pristine white-sand beaches of Varadero, walk down the aisle in the lush gardens of Holguin, host your beach wedding in the Cayos or drive off into the sunset in a classic American car in Havana. No matter which Cuban destination you choose, there are plenty of resorts to choose from for a range of different budgets and vacation styles. When you and your wedding party aren’t sipping on mojitos by the beach, you can explore all that the island has to offer with a Sunwing Experiences excursion. Cruise down Cuba’s sparkling coast on a catamaran ride, take a Jeep tour through the beautiful countryside or snorkel in the colourful coral reefs just off the coast.

Travel Tips
  • Language: Spanish
  • Currency: (Cuban Convertible Pesos); CAD can be exchanged to CUC at your resort.
  • Voltage: 110V
  • Emergency Number: 105
  • Time Zone: Cuban Standard Time (CST) is the same as Canadian ET (Eastern Time Zone) and three hours ahead of Canadian PT (Pacific Time Zone).
  • Tipping: It is customary to tip all hotel staff that may assist you (waiters, cleaning staff, baggage carriers, transfer drivers, etc.); taxi drivers with no meter typically do not require tips.
  • Health: Most resorts have hotel doctors that can treat minor issues. Tourists can also visit “Servimed” pharmacies that will take convertible currency, but they typically only carry prescription drugs.
Legal Requirements

Checklist Overview:

  • Valid passports and/or tourist cards
  • Certified birth certificate
  • Legally translated documents by the Cuban consulate in Canada
  • Certified copies of proof of divorce or death if previous spouse (if applicable)
  • Couple must create a document listing their names, addresses, occupations, levels of education, nationality and full names of their parents (living or deceased). This document must be attached to the photo page of their passport. The couple then must fax the documents in both English and Spanish to the hotel in Cuba where they are staying at least three weeks prior to arrival.
  • Application: Must be completed in person
  • Notice Period: None
  • Residency Period: None
  • Waiting Period: None
  • Fees: Service fee applies for translating documents to Spanish
Top Three Excursions

Looking to take an excursion during your destination wedding week? Check out our top three excursions in Cuba:

Sun Cruise Catamaran:

Hop on board a catamaran with your destination wedding crew and cruise along the coast of Varadero. You’ll stop along the way to swim with dolphins, enjoy a beach barbeque and snorkel in the crystal-clear waters. Soak up the warm Caribbean sun and enjoy a day out on the water with your family and friends!

Tropicana:

Host your bachelor or bachelorette party in destination at Tropicana, the Moulin Rouge of Cuba. Enjoy this world-famous cabaret show while sipping on mojitos made with delicious Havana Club rum. The show’s vibrant rhythms will have you dancing the night away with your crew!

Havana by Night:

Enjoy a night on the town in the vibrant city of Havana. You and your wedding guests will enjoy a delicious dinner at one of Old Havana’s local restaurants, then take in a Cuban show at the Cabaret Parisien in Havana’s legendary Hotel Nacional.

More Wedding & Honeymoon Destinations

In addition to Cuba, there are a number of other breathtaking destinations throughout the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America perfect for your dream wedding including:

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