Galley Bay Resort & Spa


Caressing the edge of a stunning ¾ mile white-sand beach, Galley Bay is the ultimate romantic escape and the perfect choice for one-of-a-kind weddings that are limited only by your imagination. Reflecting an ambience of island-style luxury, such as its lovely, rustic beachfront gazebo and spectacular beach and garden settings ensure both a ceremony and a honeymoon to remember forever?

Elite Wedding Package                Starting from US$720

  • 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:

  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Hors D'Oeuvres
  • Private Dinners
  • Additional Wine
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Local Entertainment such as Steel Bands
  • And More
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 optional extras are payable locally and are provided by third-party independent contractors; the resort is not responsible for quality. If you wish to add any of these extras to your Wedding Package, please indicate in the "Tell us about any special requests for your ceremony" section when filling out the Plan Now form below.


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, 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 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 Galley Bay Resort & Spa will be in touch with you shortly.

If you have any questions, please review our Groups page or call us.

Complimentary Wedding PACKAGE
FREE Wedding at The Verandah Resort & Spa

FINE PRINT: *The Elite Wedding Package is FREE for couples staying 7 nights or more at Galley Bay Resort & Spa on an all-inclusive basis in the Deluxe Beachfront Room 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.