Wedding from £490
7 nights All Inclusive from £1,179
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A tropical paradise
The Verandah Resort & Spa is the perfect destination for your dream Caribbean wedding. A tropical paradise, surrounded by the warm turquoise waters of the Caribbean, provides the perfect backdrop for a luxury wedding with an all-inclusive package to celebrate your special day.
There’s nowhere more glamorous than The Verandah Resort and Spa, Antigua. Its panoramic terraces, scented gardens and breathtaking beaches are all suitably romantic venues for an unforgettable wedding ceremony handled by first-rate professional wedding planners. Choose from the beautiful surroundings for the ceremony including Rasta Beach, the most popular location for couples to get married at. What could be better than getting married while sinking your toes into the sand right on the beach. This beach is located on the East Side of the island and has a wonderful view of the Atlantic Ocean. Rasta Beach Gazebo is the second most popular location on the property. This is perfect for couples that wished to have a beach wedding, but not get sand in their toes. With a walkway, this is perfect for brides that want to wear heels and still hear the water splashing on the beach with a beautiful background view of the Atlantic Ocean. Hill Top Gazebo is perfect for couples and groups of 20 people or less. The turquoise water and the breath-taking backdrop make it the perfect location for sunset photos. Hide-Away Gazebo is ideal for couples that require a private ceremony away from the busy traffic of other guests at the resort. Adjacent, is a small reception area if needed for cocktail hour.
Receive your Classic Wedding for free when staying in a Waterfront Suite category or higher on 7 nights all inclusive stays when travelling in 2017 or 2018. ($395 wedding licence payable locally). The free wedding is subject to availability. Weddings are not available between 22nd December - 2nd January inclusive.
Receive your Renewal of Vows package for free when staying in a Waterfront Suite category or higher on 7 nights all inclusive stays when travelling in 2017 or 2018. ($180 Registrar fee payable locally). The free wedding is subject to availability. Weddings are not available between 22nd December - 2nd January inclusive.
|The Verandah Resort & Spa Includes:||Classic|
|Decorated wedding setting (up to 8 people including Bride and Groom)|
|Bouquet of fresh local garden flowers for the Bride|
|Boutonniere for the Groom|
|Bottle of sparkling wine|
|All taxes and gratuities (Cost of transportation to Legal Affairs and the High Court is NOT included)|
|US$395 Government fees to be paid locally and not included||-|
|Additional seating from US$20 per person||-|
|The Verandah Resort & Spa Includes:||Classic|
|Normal governmental fees, Registrar costs, and ceremony charges|
|Decorated site for the wedding only|
|1 tiered Wedding cake|
|One bottle of sparkling wine|
|All taxes and gratuities|
|A local fee of US$180 is payable locally for the Minister||-|
Before you travel:
We do not require any documents to be sent in advance (unless specified in your wedding pack)
When you get there:
You will need to visit the Ministry of Legal Affairs in St. Johns to apply for your marriage licence. Please note that some wedding package may not include the transfer cost to the Ministry
ALL ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS MUST BE TAKEN WITH YOU WHEN YOU TRAVEL
Translation of documents
All legal documents must be in English or legally translated into English. All translated documents must be from a legal translator with letterhead, stamp and seal from the translator's office or notarised by a Notary Public. Occasionally the documentation will have to be sent to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for their approval before being sent back to the notary to sign.
The Wedding Ceremony
In most destinations, your wedding ceremony will be conducted Monday to Friday (excluding local holidays). In some destinations, local festivals and holidays will determine available wedding dates. Generally, your wedding will take place in the grounds of the hotel unless otherwise specified. Many hotels offer wedding gazebos for extra privacy. Some hotels may offer more than one wedding per day with the first wedding taking place at around 10am with the last wedding at 4pm. The majority of our weddings are conducted by a marriage officer whose title varies depending on the resort. Where it is possible to be married by a Minister, the ceremony will be non denominational unless otherwise stated and will be a Civil wedding.
Tropical Sky Weddings and the information given above only apply to couples:
• Born in the UK
• Have a valid UK passport (with some months validity on return home)
If couples do not fulfil these requirements they must advise us. Couples should be referred to the embassy of the country of origin and the country where they wish to marry as they may require extra documentation to satisfy their own embassy requirements – Tropical Sky cannot advise on this and couples must investigate this on their own.
As Tropical Sky weddings have no jurisdiction over hotels/resorts/venues/legal requirements and their charges, we cannot be responsible for any increases or changes to these wedding arrangements. We will, however, endeavour to advise you of changes as soon as we are made aware of them. All prices and legal requirements correct as of June 2013.
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