With plenty of beautiful resorts and picturesque venues to choose from, picking the perfect location for your destination wedding can be overwhelming. While getting married on the resort is a popular choice, there are also plenty of gorgeous off-resort venues to choose from! You and your guests can stay at a nearby all inclusive resort and get married off site – or you can host your ceremony off site and your reception at the resort. Read on for some of our favourite destination wedding venues in Jamaica!
The Rose Hall Great House
Photo Courtesy of Rose Hall
The Rose Hall Great House is one of Jamaica’s most famous plantation houses and a favourite destination wedding venue with its magical charm and picturesque setting. You can glide down the magnificent outdoor staircase for your first look and exchange your vows in front of the beautiful plantation house. There are plenty of locations around the estate where you can host your ceremony, cocktail hour and reception.
Guest List: Set-up options built to accommodate 150 to 1,000 people
Where to Stay: Just a ten-minute drive from the Great House, Riu Montego Bay is an ideal option for couples whose guest list includes kids with accommodations for families of five or more.
Cinnamon Hill Golf Course
Perched on the picturesque coast of the Caribbean, Cinnamon Hill Golf Course is home to the Cinnamon Hill Great House which provides a picturesque setting for your destination wedding. Previously owned by musician Johnny Cash, this historical plantation house has a historic verandah perfect for wedding photos! You can also choose to exchange your vows by the seaside gazebo or beside the historic sugar mill ruins located on the course.
Guest List: Set-up options ranging from 40 to 350 people
Where to Stay: Located only minutes from Cinnamon Hill golf course, Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall is a luxurious adults only resort where you and your guests can relax before the big day. If your guest list includes kids, you can choose to stay next door at the all ages Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall.
Bellefield Great House
Photo Courtesy of Bellefield Great House
Nestled in the lush hills of Montego Bay within ten pristine acres lies Bellefield Great House, one of Jamaica’s oldest sugar plantations and a picturesque wedding venue. Choose from a wide variety of sites around the property to host your ceremony and/or reception, depending on your wedding vision and guest list size. Options include the trellis, garden gazebo, two fountains and the front or back lawn.
Guest List: Venue options ranging from 30 to 250 people
Where to Stay: The adults only Secrets St James Montego Bay is located just a short drive from Bellefield Great House and offers a Newlywed & Anniversary Package including a bottle of sparkling wine, breakfast in bed with mimosas and more.
Located on the grounds of Rose Hall overlooking the beautiful Jamaican coast lies the historic ruins of the Aqueduct, an archway and waterwheel dating back to the 18th century. These ruins provide the perfect space for your ceremony or wedding photos, with set-up options for intimate ceremonies or grand affairs. Your Wedding Vacations planner can help assist with décor inspiration, whether you opt for simple fabrics or vibrant florals.
Guest List: Set-up options built to accommodate 70 to 250 people
Where to Stay: Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa is conveniently located right on the grounds of the Rose Hall Plantation and offers convenient wedding packages at the Aqueduct venue (for an extra fee).