Wedding Guide

Guide to Weddings at Sandals and Beaches Resorts

Wedding guide for Sandals and Beaches Resorts.

The following guide contains some useful information about a Wedding, or retying the knot (aka, Vow Renewal), or an Elopement, at one of the Sandals or Beaches Resorts.

Wedding guide for Sandals and Beaches

Island Wedding Requirements

If you’re thinking about a Destination Wedding, here are the requirements to get married on the different islands where Sandals and / or Beaches resorts are located.  Each island / country has its own fees and requirements for “residency period” prior to having a legal wedding.  The good news is that the “residency period” includes just being there for vacation!  All fees listed are in US $.  (Updated from Sandals Wedding Guide, October 2023)

Please note that these requirements can change at any time!  So please contact us for the latest information.

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Residency period: 48 hrs. (must include one business day, NOT including holidays)

No Sunday weddings.

Fee: $500

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Residency period: 48 hrs. (two business days, NOT including day of arrival, weekends or holidays).

No Sunday weddings at Sandals Emerald Bay.

 Fee: $600

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Residency period: 48 hrs. NOT including weekends or public holidays.

Fee: $440

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Residency period of 72 hrs (includes day of arrival, weekends, and holidays; DOES NOT include day of wedding).

Wedding Days: Monday – Saturday. No Weddings on Sundays or Holidays.

Fee: $750 ($400 for Symbolic wedding)

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Residency period for Express weddings: requires 48 hours/1 business day for application of marriage license.

Fee: $535

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Residency period: 48 hrs. (includes weekends and holidays).

Fee: $250

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St. Lucia

Residency period: 72 hrs. (three business days, NOT including day of arrival, weekends or holidays).

No Sunday weddings.

Fee: $395

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St. Vincent

Residency period: 48 hrs. Includes day of arrival, weekends and public holidays. (Must include at least 1 business day)

Fee: $415

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Turks & Caicos

Residency requirement: 48 hrs, must include two (2) business days (day of arrival and weekends NOT included).

Fee: $690

Wedding Possibilities

Have you thought about “Extras” for your wedding?  Sandals / Beaches offer some great additions you can get to WOW your guests, create unique memories, and provide memories that last a lifetime.

Please contact us if you need more details about each of these offered add-ons.

Here are some of the options provided.

Drone Videography

Capture your wedding from a whole new
perspective with exclusive aerial video
(drone) add-on. Drone footage will add a
completely new dimension to your day and
showcase the amazing location of your
wedding from angles and viewpoints that
previously would only have been achievable
with a helicopter.  All video is in 1080p HD.

Spa Treatments

With hairstyling, makeup application, and spa services including massages and manicures, it’s perfect for bachelors, bachelorettes, and wedding party, wedding showers, honeymoon gifts, and more!

Special Touches

Some of the special touches packages include:

  • Candlelight dinner
  • Kiss me at twilight
  • Sand ceremony

Captured in HD quality, your video will be the perfect way to share and relive your wedding day for years to come.

Videography Add-ons

A few of the additional video options include, but are not limited to:

  • Drone coverage
  • Reception entertainment coverage
  • Additional hour of coverage
  • Wedding dinner and speeches with parents first dance (1 hour)
  • Rehearsal Dinner coverage (1 hour)
  • Spa coverage
  • 30 to 45 second social media video trailer
  • Love story interview
  • Parents/Best friends wishes (4 Persons Max)

Depending on your wedding venue, there are additional items you can add to your wedding, such as:

  • Extra flower arrangements
  • Strings of lights
  • A large tent on the beach for your reception