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Destination Inspiration: Antigua

One of Sunwing’s newest tropical vacation hot spots, Antigua is also the ultimate Caribbean destination for brides-and-grooms-to-be. Consistently named one of most romantic spots in the Caribbean, its 365 pristine beaches (one for every day of the year) turquoise waters and laid back charm form the perfect backdrop for a destination wedding.

With year-round flights from Toronto and a seasonal flight service from Montreal, it’s easy for you to host your destination wedding in Antigua. There are resorts for every kind of wedding; whether you’re looking to host an intimate adults only ceremony or a family-friendly celebration. Read on to find your ideal Antiguan wedding destination!

For Beachside Vows: St James Club Antigua

Immerse yourself in the island way of life at St James’s Club and Villas in Antigua. This luxurious resort is located on a sprawling 100-acre peninsula which looks out on both the Caribbean and Atlantic coasts, with options for both relaxation and adventure. Soak up the sun with your wedding party on the Caribbean-coast beach or head to the Atlantic-coast beach for some snorkelling and windsurfing. Both beaches provide a breathtaking setting for you and your love to say ‘I do!’

For Intimate Ceremonies: Coco Bay Resort Antigua

Located on the sunset side of the island, the adults only Cocobay Resort Antigua provides the perfect setting for your intimate celebration, with the resort accommodating wedding groups of 20 people or less. Made up of private cottages, you can admire a gorgeous Antiguan sunset from your private balcony or take an evening dip in the Deluxe Pool Cottage’s private plunge pool. When it comes to the big day, exchange your vows by the picturesque beach, in the lush gardens or by the sparkling pool. No matter where you choose to hold your ceremony, your wedding day will be picture perfect!

For Glamorous Affairs: Nonsuch Bay Resort

If you and your bride or groom like the finer things in life, you’ll swoon over the modern amenities and breathtaking views at the luxurious Nonsuch Bay Resort. Located on a private stretch of beach, the resort provides plenty of romantic settings in which to say your ‘I dos’, including the nearby Green Island and its five ‘desert’ beaches. For your reception, you and your guests can enjoy an exquisite meal at The Bay at Nonsuch Restaurant, where you’ll dine on delectable dishes created by the resort’s award-winning chef.

For Family-Friendly Celebrations: The Verandah Resort

Looking for a wedding resort that offers the tranquility of an adults only resort but the activities of a family resort? The Verandah Resort and Spa has something for every wedding guest, no matter their age! The ring bearers and flower girls can have a blast at the supervised kids club and mini-golf course, while adult bridal party members can relax by the pool or venture to the nearby Devil’s Bridge. The resort also offers a complimentary wedding package which includes a decorated ceremony site, bouquet and boutonniere for the happy couple, a wedding cake and more.

For Garden Nuptials: Starfish Jolly Beach Resort

Want to get married in paradise, but not necessarily on the beach? Starfish Jolly Beach Resort is your ideal destination wedding location, nestled in 40 acres of lush tropical gardens. Exchange your vows in the verdant gardens or in the poolside gazebo and then head to the beach to take some traditional destination wedding photos. Your guests will have a blast at this family-friendly resort, whether they’re taking sailing lessons, participating in the Beach Olympics or star gazing by the beach bonfire. What’s more, the open-air beachside restaurant Lydia’s is perfect for a wedding brunch the day after your ceremony.

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