Weddings In The Bahamas

Sapphire-blue skies, turquoise water, pure white- and pink-sand beaches. Your perfect day should take place in the perfect setting. With more than 700 cays, reefs, beaches, parks, botanical gardens, churches and other locations, there are endless ways to declare your love for one another when planning a destination wedding in The Bahamas.

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Ceremonies & Venues

Ceremonies & Venues

Your wedding should be as unique as your personality. With venues on so many islands, and countless types of ceremonies, we’ll assist in fulfilling your every wish in order to make your special day truly memorable.

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License Requirements

License Requirements

There are several requirements for obtaining a marriage license in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.

Learn everything you need to know to be legally married in our country.

Wedding FAQs

Wedding FAQs

We understand weddings can sometimes be stressful to plan. When to go, what to do, where to stay. It can be very tedious. So we’re here to help.

Take a look at these FAQs before planning your wedding in The Bahamas.

Wedding Professionals

Wedding Professionals

Bahamians are easy-going people who love to celebrate. So whether you’re in the beginning stages of planning your wedding or you’re almost done, there are many certified Bahamas Bridal Association wedding planners ready and eager to make your special day perfect.

Bahamas Bridal Association

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Weddings

The Abacos

The Abacos are known as one of the world’s top boating and sailing destinations, but they’re also known for their spectacular wedding sites. The turquoise waters that surround the islands make beach weddings a must. You’ll also find quaint colonial towns, three golf courses, miles of stellar beaches, great fishing, spectacular diving and a wonderful selection of resorts, restaurants and bars for you and your guests.

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Acklins & Crooked Island

The secluded, magical setting here offers intimate hotels with warm, friendly staff that take care of you like family. Nature and the sea are part of every experience. You can have a unique service walking up an aisle decked with local seashells to wed under a gazebo on the waterfront. That and more are possible here in a package tailored for you.

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Andros

Andros Island is The Bahamas’ most extraordinary natural wonder. Nature trails, the worlds third-largest barrier reef and blue holes are just a few of the highlights that could act as backdrops to your spectacular wedding.

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Bimini

Capture the magic of Bimini in a wedding ceremony that will leave you with memories you won’t make in any other place. Whether you prefer to go traditional in a church, want to feel the sand between your toes or take to the seas on a yacht, you can do it here. Quaint churches with unusual architecture—one built in 1862—will provide interesting backdrops.

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Cat Island

Have a beach wedding at sunset on your choice of colored sand; go up Mount Alvernia, highest point in the land; go traditional in a century-old church; or have a garden setting followed by a barefoot stroll on the beach. Whatever you wish, hotels here can assist with your plans. Packages can be tailored to include whatever amenities and features you wish.

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Eleuthera & Harbour Island

Eleuthera effortlessly keeps travelers near its pink- and white-sand beaches, ranging from secluded coves to endless stretches along the coastline, while Harbour Island charms travelers with colonial villages and pineapple fields. Both are dream wedding destinations.

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Grand Bahama Island

Your special time deserves to be celebrated in an equally special place. Many couples choose Grand Bahama Island as their wedding destination because we have our own way of performing and creating unforgettable ceremonies. You’ll find a memorable mix of historic charm, modern attractions and ecological wonders perfect for starting your life together.

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Inagua

Destination weddings here can be quiet affairs but locals can accommodate your requests for a more colorful ceremony with prior notice. Due to the limited accommodations, though, you will probably have to keep your guest list small, but that might be a good thing! You can stay in an elegant great house operated by Morton Salt, with a restaurant where you can get traditional Bahamian cuisine, or a comfortable little inn that incorporates two houses side by side and overlooks the beach. Both have all the usual amenities and services infused with island flavor and can assist with your wedding arrangements at the venue of your choice.

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Long Island

You can choose to have an intimate barefoot ceremony on an exclusive beach with stunning views, a more elegant affair on the grounds of your hotel, or go traditional in one of the historic churches. Resorts offer customized wedding packages with all the amenities and services you would like, including accommodations, decorations and a professional event planner. Meal plans are also available.

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Mayaguana

Nature and water lovers will find their bliss here. You can say “I do” on a beach or in a church, and you will be among some of the very first visitors to do so. Choose sandy, rocky or tree-lined seascapes that overlook the sparkling sapphire waters of the Atlantic Ocean and have all manner of wild creatures looking on. A traditional ceremony in an iconic church, most of the Baptist denomination here, will add a cultural element to your wedding. Locals can provide any of the amenities and services you will need, like great Bahamian cuisine, and your hotel will make all the arrangements.

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Nassau & Paradise Island

Nassau/Paradise Island offers a distinct blend of international glamour and tropical ease. Tour operators, resorts and the tourist offices are available to assist you with planning everything from a simple wedding on the beach to a lavish reception under the stars.

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Ragged Island

Destination weddings are not a usual affair in Ragged Island. Locals recall only one over the years and you’ll be making history by having yours here. Residents are keen to assist with whatever you might need, with appropriate notice—including your cake, food and drink, decorations and even adorning the bride. To ensure someone is there to conduct your service, timing is critical.

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Rum Cay

Rum Cay has a very laid-back and rustic atmosphere and much happens here on the fly. It is not the norm to make any wedding plans before arrival, so this locale is definitely for adventurous persons who are not afraid to wing it. Upon arrival, the first order of business would be to make arrangements with the priest for the ceremony and when that’s confirmed, there are a few ladies in the community who would be willing to assist with your decorations, cake and whatever food and refreshments you want. And if you need a bridal party or guests to help celebrate your nuptials, people in that small community would be more than happy to fill in.

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San Salvador

Have a beach wedding at Landfall Park on San Salvador and you’ll be retracing the steps of Christopher Columbus, making history of your own. Other settings provide a more rustic tropical feel or you could choose a stylish ceremony at a resort or traditional religious ceremony in a church. Hotels offer wedding packages that are all-inclusive or they could be tailored to your needs.

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The Berry Islands

You’ll find all the essential ingredients here to make your day very special. Have an intimate setting on a secluded beach with a spectacular sunset or a party where the community joins in to dance under the stars to a local band. And, after you’ve taken that plunge, dive into the deep at Hoffman’s Cay. The hotels and travel agencies can assist in making your arrangements.

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The Exumas

You won’t find a more perfect place than The Exumas for your wedding. Miles of gorgeous beaches offer picture-postcard shots with turquoise waters reaching over the horizon behind you. Numerous cays, charming churches and cultural sites provide endless possibilities for other backdrops. Resorts and wedding professionals can assist in making arrangements, whatever setting you choose. Packages can be tailored to your needs.

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