The Verandah Resort & Spa is the perfect destination for your dream Caribbean wedding. Our 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. Let us create an unforgettable wedding ceremony handled by first-rate professional wedding planners. Deluxe rooms, luxury villas, oceanfront dining and an exciting nightlife also await you here in this exquisite paradise.
- Decorated Site for the Wedding Ceremony
(the wedding is set up for a max 6 people based on inclusions below)
- Best Man/Maid of Honor (if needed)
- Bouquet of Fresh Local Flowers for the Bride
- Boutonniere for the Groom
- Wedding Cake (Single Tier)
- One Bottle of Sparkling Wine
- All Hotel Taxes and Gratuities
PLEASE NOTE: Compulsory charges apply to all weddings.
See "Registrar and License Fees" under the “Details” section below.
Optional extras include:
- Hors D'Oeuvres
- Private Dinners
- Additional Wine
- Beauty Treatments
- Local Entertainment such as Steel Bands
- And More
Required Documentation: Please travel with valid passports, immigration cards (stamped locally at airport). If divorced original proof of Decree Absolute; if widowed, original death certificate; original proof of name change by Deed Poll; if under 18 years of age, evidence of consent of parents is required in the form of an original Affidavit by a Notary Public. N.B. Documents such as birth certificates and Decree Absolutes must be officially translated into English.
Waiting Time and Legal Proceedings: One (1) business day is required before legal proceedings can begin. Couples must attend to the Ministry of Legal Affairs in St. John’s (30 minutes drive from the hotel) and complete and sign a declaration stating that the information they are giving is correct. Please note the Ministry is not open on weekends or public holidays. If there is any doubt as to either person’s single status, it may be necessary to swear an affidavit before a solicitor (approximately US$40 each)
Date & Time of Ceremony: While specific requests can be made through our sales offices, The Verandah Resort & Spa, Antigua cannot guarantee a specific time for the Wedding ceremony prior to your arrival. Ceremonies are generally performed between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., but not on weekends or public holidays.
Registrar and License Fees: All weddings, including the free wedding, require a local licensing fee of US$350 (subject to change). This fee is payable to the local authorities and includes all licenses/services of registrar/copy of marriage certification. Cost of transportation to Legal Affairs and the High Court is NOT included. Transfers must be paid directly to the driver. Government offices are not open on public holidays.
To obtain more information for your romantic Caribbean celebration, complete and submit the form below and a representative from The Verandah Resort & Spa will be in touch with you shortly.
If you have any questions, please review our Groups page or call us.
FINE PRINT: *The Elite Wedding Package is FREE for couples staying 7 nights or more at The Verandah Resort & Spa on an all-inclusive basis in the Waterfront Suite category or higher. All weddings require a local licensing fee of US$350 (subject to change) and is payable to the local authorities. Some restrictions apply, may not be combinable with some offers and/or packages.