Antigua Weddings

Together Forever

Shimmering turquoise seascapes and lush gardens are the picture-perfect backdrop for the Caribbean wedding of your dreams. Let our Antigua wedding coordinator help you plan your perfect day and make it as intimate, unique or luxurious as you wish. Say “I do” in our idyllic setting. We have a choice of two idyllically placed wedding gazebos to choose from, The Gauguin Wedding Gazebo and Ismay’s Wedding Gazebo. Both are divinely romantic.

Wedding Package

STARTING FROM US $720
  • Truly idyllic beachfront setting with decorated altar (for up to six persons, based on inclusions below)
  • Best man and maid of honor, if needed
  • Fresh bouquet of local flowers for the bride
  • Boutonnière for the groom
  • Services of our wedding coordinator
  • Wedding cake (single tier)
  • Bottle of sparkling wine to toast the ceremony
  • All hotel taxes and gratuities

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 Public Notary. N.B. Documents such as birth certificates and Decree Absolutes must be officially translated into English.

Legal Proceedings

One (1) business day is required before legal proceedings can begin. Couples must attend 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, Galley Bay 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 & 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.

Optionals
  • Photography
  • Entertainment
  • Videography
  • Private Dinners
  • Hors d’oeuvres
  • Beauty Make-up

These are all readily available and your personal wedding coordinator will not only discuss your exact requirements, but will also advise current prices on your arrival at the resort. All optionals are payable locally and are provided by third-party independent contractors; the resort is not responsible for quality.

Tie the Knot
in Paradise