Venues in Barbados
"Wedding Locations Throughout The Island"
There are virtually no restrictions on
where weddings can take place on this island, so you will have no
shortage of wedding venues in Barbados to choose from when it comes to
planning your special day.
Lets look at some wedding venues in
Barbados for your ceremony....
A Barbados Beach Wedding -
Say I Do With Your Toes In The Sand
is famed for its miles of
beautiful beaches, so this is a natural choice of wedding venue and
typically the first option visiting couples enquire about.
Beach weddings in Barbados regularly
place at Foul Bay, Carlisle Bay and Bottom Bay.
Bay is a long and open stretch of beach away from the
major resorts in the south east parish of St.Philip. Its secluded
location and wonderful ocean and cliff
views make for a memorable wedding ceremony.
is also located in St.Philip along the south east coast of Barbados.
Many couples like this wedding venue in Barbados as it
is surrounded by high coral cliffs and dotted with tall palm
trees. Palm trees are always a wonderful additive to any tropical
If you would prefer to wed on the
south west coast of the island Carlisle Bay
is a popular choice because of its
beautiful yachts and sunset back drop and close proximity to the wide
range of resorts along the south coast.
Ceremonies on the beach usually take
place under an arch of flowers, with your wedding guests looking
Sometimes a marquee can also be erected on the beach. For the wedding
reception after the marriage ceremony has taken place it is usual
to head off to your hotel, villa or restaurant with your guests to
A Barbados Catamaran Wedding - Say I
Do Aboard A Private Catamaran
With the clear and tranquil Caribbean
seas surrounding this island you can choose to have truly unique
wedding in Barbados
aboard a private catamaran. Of all the wedding venues in
Barbados, a wedding floating in the ocean is definitely one to write
Barbados wedding venue will generally provide you with 2 options for
your ceremony, a morning ceremony or afternoon ceremony.
addition to your wedding ceremony, your catamaran cruise will typically
include serving you and your guests with drinks and canapés and
about on the sunny deck.
Generally the best option is
the afternoon catamaran Barbados wedding
since you and your guest can enjoy a romantic sunset cruise once the
ceremony is over.
However one thing you must remember
when planning a catamaran wedding in
Barbados is your guest list since these catamarans can only seat about
If you would like to arrange this type
of wedding in Barbados their are several cruise tour operators who
catamarans for wedding ceremonies, so you or your wedding planner
can liaise directly with the boat owner to ensure that your day turns
out exactly as you wish!
An Underwater Barbados Wedding - Say
I Do Aboard The Atlantis Submarine
The Atlantis Submarine is
one of the most well renowned tourist
attractions for visitors to Barbados. The submarine, which takes
passengers to see the coral reef just off the west coast is also one of the most exciting
wedding venues in Barbados.
Setting off from
Bridgetown, you will be taken by boat to board the submarine where the
celebrations will begin for your big day. You and your guests will
the spectacular views of
the marine life and coral whilst your ceremony
Due to the size of the submarine this
Barbados wedding location is ideal for a maximum of 40 guests.
A Luxury Villa Barbados Wedding - Say
I Do In A Private Luxury Villa
Barbados is home to some wonderful private villas some of which are
available to hire as a your Barbados wedding venue.
Now these types of wedding venues in
Barbados are ideal if you want
and luxury due to their individually designed
furnishings and decor can provide that really special touch in a
secluded location. You and your wedding guests will celebrate
day in style. This is exactly what the actress Liv Tyler chose for
her Barbados wedding in 2003.
There are a number of tour operators
who offer private
villa rentals as wedding venues in Barbados. Alternatively a wedding coordinator will be able to help
you find one that is just right for your tropical island wedding.
A Beachfront Hotel Wedding in
Barbados - Say I Do In An Oceanview Gazebo
Most of the beachfront hotels
in Barbados have their own wedding
planners and coordinators, who will make all the arrangements for you,
you free to enjoy your day with your guests. These weddings in Barbados
typically take place in the hotel's oceanfront
great thing about a beachfront hotel wedding is that you can select
from a wide variety of Barbados wedding packages
offered by the
beach resorts in
Barbados. These wedding packages usually can be
your personal wedding requirements. This makes Barbados beach hotels
one of the easiest and most accommodating wedding venues in Barbados.
Barbados beach hotels range from small and
large and are filled with facilities so take your time, you will be sure to
find a wedding location
that is just right for you.
A Barbados Traditional Church Wedding
- Say I Do In A Barbados
If none of these
unique tropical wedding venues in Barbados suit
you, a typical religious church wedding ceremony can be
There are some 70 religions
represented on the island, and most of them are happy to welcome
visitors who would like to marry provided you comply with certain
religious wedding requirements first. The most popular
churches to hosts visitor
weddings are the many Anglican and Roman Catholic churches throughout
you will be staying on the west coast of the island then St.James Anglican
Church is a common choice amongst visitors. This
is the oldest
Anglican Church on the island with its beautiful coral stone
architecture. It is also perfectly located in the
Holetown near to most of the hotels along the west coast.
*Civil ceremonies are conducted by a
magistrate from the district court of the parish where your wedding
venue is located.
Other Wedding Locations in Barbados
To Choose From....
A Historical Barbados Wedding - Say I
Do In A Plantation House or Old British Home
is a wide choice of historical buildings including old sugar
plantation houses that are available as wedding venues in Barbados.
These plantation homes and old British homes can cater to a larger
number of wedding guests as compared to a catamaran wedding or
For a historical Barbados wedding
there is the St.Nicholas
This 17th century historic brick and limestone home was built
by the British settlers in 1658 and offers visiting wedding couples
gardens to host their wedding. There is even a rum
with barrels of rum!
There are also 2 very popular
plantation houses where you can get married in Barbados.
These are The
Fisher Pond Great House and The Sunbury Great House.
Pond Great House
on the east coast of the island is owned by John and Rain Chandler who
have been coordinating and planning weddings in the beautiful gardens
and antique interior of their lovely home for visitors and
locals for many years.
Sunbury Great House is a
300 year old plantation house offering spacious grounds with beautiful
mahogany woods and landscaped gardens. They even offer the
their own in house wedding coordinators and wedding planners who will
take care of all the Barbados wedding requirements.
An Underground Wedding in Barbados -
Say I Do in A Barbados Cave
Another very unique
choice of wedding venues in Barbados is in the
famous Harrison's Cave. This limestone coral cave is a spectacular
network of underground caverns and
pools, and is known as one of the seven wonders of Barbados.
Choosing to wed in this cave gives you
a beautiful backdrop of stalagmites and stalactites as well as
A Barbados Nature Wedding -
Say I Do Surrounded by Flowers and Exotic Plants
For a nature wedding in a tropical
garden there are 3 options to choose from. The first is the Flower Forest where
you can get married whilst surrounded
by 50 acres of exotic blooms. Your second option is Orchid World with
lovely wedding gazebo with a backdrop of purple and pink flowers. Andromeda Gardens
is also another option with its six acre botanical garden paradise
the east coast of Barbados.
No matter what your idea of a dream
wedding might be, you are sure to
be able to make it happen in Barbados. There are several professional
wedding planners in Barbados, who will be able to help you decide
on the perfect venue for your special day.