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Jamaica Destination Weddings

Say ‘I do’ to a destination wedding on the sparkling shores of Jamaica

A tropical oasis known as the Home of All Right, this laidback island is perfect for destination weddings and is home to a friendly culture, positive vibes and breathtaking landscapes; from the pristine beaches of Negril to the lush hills of Montego Bay. Choose from a wide range of resorts across the island for your all inclusive destination wedding with options for all tastes and budgets, from adults only properties to family-friendly accommodations.

Exchange your vows on your chosen resort’s beautiful beachfront with a beach wedding or walk down the aisle at on one of the island’s off-site venues, including the charming Rose Hall and the magical Aqueduct Ruins overlooking the coast.

There are plenty of excursions for wedding couples and their guests to enjoy. Take a catamaran cruise to Negril’s famous Rick’s Café to watch a cliff diving show or catch the legendary sunset while sipping on a Bob Marley beverage; swim in Montego Bay’s Luminous Lagoon; zoom down the bobsled ride at Mystic Mountain and so much more. Whether you’re hosting a grand affair or an intimate ceremony, Jamaica is a beautiful choice for your destination wedding.

Travel Tips
  • Language: English
  • Currency: (Jamaican Dollar); USD are widely accepted
  • Voltage: 110V
  • Emergency Number: 911
  • Time Zone: Jamaica’s time zone 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 local pharmacies that will accept USD and have a range of prescription and non-prescription drugs.
Legal Requirements

Checklist Overview:

  • Proof of citizenship (valid passport or certified birth certificate)
  • Written parental consent if either party is under the age of 18
  • Second Weddings: Proof of divorce or death of previous spouse (if applicable)
  • Application: Can be completed in person or a local solicitor can apply for a license on your behalf
  • Notice Period: Two days
  • Residency Period: Two days
  • Waiting Period: None
  • Fees: Marriage license: $276 USD
Top Three Excursions

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

Ultimate North Coast Cruise:

This excursion is perfect for bachelor/bachelorette parties or excursions with your guests. Hop on board a luxury catamaran and sail along Jamaica’s coast from Montego Bay to Negril, with an open bar and snacks on board. You’ll finish the tour at Rick’s Café, where you can swim in the crystal-clear waters, watch a cliff diving show and soak in the Café’s famous sunset views!

Mystic Mountain:

Adventure-seeking wedding guests will love this Montego Bay excursion! Take a 15-minute chairlift ride high above the rainforest to the top of Jamaica’s Mystic Mountain. Once you’re at the top, you’ll hop on board the bobsled rollercoaster and speed back down the mountain, navigating twists and turns at top speed.

Dunn’s River Falls:

This excursion is a must for any destination wedding in Jamaica – and makes for beautiful Instagram photos! You’ll scale the rushing cascades with the assistance of a knowledgeable guide, stopping along the way to swim in the waterfalls’ refreshing pools and cool off in its numerous cascades.

More Wedding & Honeymoon Destinations

In addition to Jamaica, 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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