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"Having Your Dream Wedding in Barbados"

Planning a wedding in Barbados is an exciting time as more and more couples choose to have their destination wedding in the Caribbean. 

Many people believe that organising a dream wedding in the Caribbean is an expensive undertaking. The thought of the cost of the marriage ceremony, bridal dress, wedding flowers, and wedding reception at first can seem overwhelming. However getting married during a trip to Barbados can be of surprisingly good value for money, and with the numerous wedding packages in Barbados on offer from the island's hotels make it really easy to budget for your big day.

Another benefit to getting married in Barbados is that you can combine your wedding and  honeymoon. There are some wonderful Barbados wedding hotels which can prove to be perfect for your wedding and honeymoon in Barbados and will offer you a discount for choosing their hotel for both of these wonderful occasions.

Where Can I Get Married in Barbados?

Barbados Wedding VenuesThe island has no restrictions on where you can get married so there is an incredible choice of beautiful wedding venues in Barbados to suit all tastes and budgets. 

You can opt for a traditional church wedding, get married in the beach side wedding gazebo at your hotel, get married barefoot on the beach, wed in an historical plantation house or even at sea on a luxury catamaran

No matter what you have in mind for your special day, Barbados can offer what you are looking for.

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Can I Get Some Help From A Wedding Planner in Barbados?

The whole experience of organising a wedding can be a headache. However if you choose to have your wedding in Barbados you will find that there are a number of experienced professional Barbados wedding planners and wedding coordinators on hand who organise weddings in Barbados for visitors like yourself every day. 

If you enlist their help, they can take the strain while you sit back and enjoy your day with less stress than if you were dealing with all the organising yourself. Most hotels in Barbados have their own wedding coordinator, as do some of the major tour operators so it will be very easy to hire one.

Alternatively there are several specialised Bajan wedding companies available to assist you with your marriage arrangements.  You will also find all of the professional services you need for a wedding available, such as caterers, bakers and florists, make up artists and hairdressers in Barbados. 

How Will The Weather Be For My Wedding in Barbados?

The weather in Barbados is perfect pretty much all year round, so you are almost guaranteed a lovely day. The year round average is 75 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit (or 24 to 30 degrees Celcius), with cooling trade winds so it won't feel unbearably hot. If it does rain, showers are normally short and sharp so you needn't worry about rainy wedding pictures! 

Is It Difficult To Get Married in Barbados?....Will My Family Have A Tough Time Attending My Barbados Wedding?

Barbados Wedding CoupleThere are hotels to suit all budgets and tastes with flights directly from the UK, US and Canada. Most nationalities do not require a visa to enter Barbados and the Barbados wedding requirements are very straightforward. 

Before your wedding in Barbados you will need to obtain a wedding license, but this is a simple process and doesn't take long. There is no residence requirement so you can get married almost as soon as you arrive if you wish!

Getting married abroad needn't mean leaving your family and friends behind. If you are planning to take a group of guests with you, many hotels will offer discounts to them as part of your Barbados wedding package

Learn more about the wedding requirements for Barbados

What Else Is There For My Family and Friends To Do in Barbados During The Days Leading Up To My Wedding?

The people here are incredibly friendly and there are a multitude of things to do during the days leading up to your wedding in Barbados and of course during your honeymoon period. 

You and your family can enjoy the sun and sandy beaches, indulge in some watersports, explore the old sugar plantations, see the green monkeys, swim with the turtles, try your hand at scuba diving, take in a rum tour (and tasting session!), sample traditional Bajan food at one of the multitude of restaurants, or enjoy a cricket match.

I'm Still A Bit Unsure About Getting Married in Barbados?..Who Else Has Wed in Barbados?

Tiger Woods Wedding in BarbadosIf you are having doubts about choosing this Caribbean island for your wedding here are a few people who have chosen to tie the knot and enjoy their wedding in Barbados. 

There was the infamous Tiger Woods wedding Barbados had the pleasure of hosting in 2004.   Tiger Woods & his wife Elin Nordegren married at the luxurious Sandy Lane Barbados Resort where they booked all 200 rooms, yes thats the entire hotel!   The wedding ceremony was held on the 19th hole of the resort's Green Monkey Championship golf course.

In 2005 Jemma Kidd married the Earl of Mornington at St James Church followed by a celebration at her parents island home. Liv Tyler and Royston Langond married in a private villa on the island in 2003.  

Recently Kian Egan from Westlife and former Hollyoaks actress Jodi Albert also chose a Barbados destination wedding. Their wedding ceremony took place at The Turtle Beach Barbados Great House luxury villa.

With so much to offer, Barbados can be an ideal wedding destination for you no matter what your budget or taste. It is easy to get to and there is a vast choice of places to stay and things to do. It can be better value for money that marrying at home and is certainly less stressful!

So if you are planning on saying "I Do" in the Caribbean then there can be no better choice of wedding destination than Barbados!

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