Located in the southeastern region of the Caribbean, this island nation is the definition of turquoise waters you’d expect from this part of the world. In addition, there are two infamous mountains, which are UNESCO reserved that define th island's west coast—The Pitons.
There is no other island like Saint Lucia. Exploring Saint Lucia is magical. The sea life, having the option to walk across beaches with different color sands, creole culture , cusine, and soca music is all part of the experience. Saint Lucian Soca is known as the Denery segment, named after the fishing village of Denery.
What’s different about Saint Lucia is its rich culture, diverse history, volcanic mud bath, drive-in volcano, and extremely welcoming & friendly people.
Saint Lucia offers a fun, private, luxurious, romantic feel all over the island.
Island Vacation Travel Agency Llc's ultimate guide to planning a Saint Lucia destination wedding. What Is The Best Time to Get Married in Saint Lucia? Couples often worry about the weather when planning destination weddings, especially with seaside vow exchange. This is however different on this island The weather in Saint Lucia stays consistently warm throughout the year. The average temperature ranges from 23 to 31 degrees Celsius (84 to 87 degrees Fahrenheit).
The busiest time to visit Saint Lucia is from December to April during the driest season.
Many visitors who regularly visit Saint Lucia prefer to go during May and June when the temperatures reach the high 70s to 80s. During this time, tourists take advantage of affordable room rates at the best hotels on the island.
Note: The rainy season in Saint Lucia is from June to December. What are the Marriage Laws in Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia does not have a residency period, so marriage licenses can be obtained within 24 hours of arrival with a same-day marriage license application. For those who apply for the regular marriage license, the couple is required to be in Saint Lucia two days prior to their wedding. As laws, fees, and requirements are subject to change, it is important that you verify all information with the local marriage license office before making any wedding or travel plans.
Documentation Required for a Saint Lucia Marriage License
If an applicant has been divorced – the divorce decree. Note that the original or certified copy should be presented as proof.
If an applicant has been widowed – the marriage certificate and a death certificate (originals or certified copies) of the deceased spouse
If an applicant is under 18 – a sworn affidavit of consent stamped by a Notary Public
An authenticated translation must be presented in addition to the originals if the required documents are not in English.
Fees and Saint Lucia Marriage License Costs There are a few minor fees and license costs to take care of when getting married in Saint Lucia:
Notarial fees and marriage license a fee of EC $335 ($123.96 USD), or on the same day for a higher fee of EC $540 ($199.81 USD).
It’s also worthy to note that many of the hotels have committed wedding coordinators who can organize your wedding and verify any costs. See your travel advisor.
What are the most romantic Saint Lucian venues destination wedding locations?
Saint Lucia has some of the most amazing beaches, hotels, landmarks, and churches. There are venues to suit every couple and their party's desires and dreams. Here are just a few of our recommendations.
Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort
Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort never has more than one wedding a day on their property, dedicated their entire wedding team to your party.
Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in St. Lucia. Couples who are fantasizing about an exotic Caribbean wedding with waterfront vistas can discover a romantic paradise at this picturesque venue. With all the features and beauty of a breathtaking Mediterranean Village, this venue provides the beautiful backdrop of your fantasies.
With a spa treatment package and a wellness retreat complete with relaxing yoga, this resort is a complete vacation. In addition to the luxury spa and wellness centers, couples can take advantage of local Caribbean activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, and paddleboarding. There are several à la carte dining facilities also available at Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort.
Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort is dedicated to romance in all the services it provides to couples and newlyweds. For instance, this venue provides an all-inclusive romance package for newlyweds, including all-inclusive meal plans and accommodations, rose petal greetings in hotel accommodations, a champagne breakfast, a couples’ massage, a bottle of white or red wine, chocolate-covered strawberries, and plenty of intimate à la carte options such as chocolate truffles and a candlelit dinner. An all-inclusive stay at this resort includes wine and champagne by the glass, food at every on-site restaurant, room service, and water sports activities.
Marigot Bay Resort and Marina by Capella
One of the most desired wedding destinations is Marigot Bay Beach Club Dive Resort, where you and your partner will enjoy a bit more privacy and warmth from tourists for your Saint. Lucia's destination wedding.
The natural beauty of Marigot Bay, Saint Lucia seems to have been created for romantics. Palm-fringed beaches, the soft tropical air, the hypnotic sounds of the bay, all combine to make the perfect setting for weddings and honeymoons. Wedding couples have a variety of wedding and reception venues to choose from, including the beach where spectacular St. Lucian sunsets are the backdrop.
With an on-site coordinator, every detail of the wedding will be planned to perfection. Marigot Bay Beach Club Dive Resort is the ideal choice for couples, family, and friends. Escape, Explore, Relax.
Note: if you’re a rum fan, talk to your wedding coordinator about setting up a tour through their onsite ‘rum cave’ to sample the local beverage of choice.
Bay Gardens Beach Resort
Bay Gardens Beach Resort gives your once-in-a-lifetime celebration a tropical elegance style, with lush gardens and blooming flowers surrounding the property. No matter how large or small your party is, their on-site wedding coordinator makes sure your event runs smoothly, from start to finish, and with no details missed. A unique, exotic, and romantic experience awaits you at the Bay Gardens Beach Resort and Spa located on the beautiful island of Saint Lucia. Nestled on the magnificent Reduit Beach renowned for its pristine golden sands, crystal clear waters, amazing views of Pigeon Island National Landmark, and the most romantic sunsets.
Our wedding and event planning services are customized to meet the needs of every bride and groom. We give the utmost attention to every detail along with our gracious surroundings, exquisite cuisine, and legendary first-class service.
We offer multiple ceremonies and reception locations in and around our premises. Want to feel the sand between your toes? opt for one of our outdoor wedding sites which boast beautiful panoramic vistas of the Caribbean Sea. Say “I Do” at our Aqua Vista Courtyard where you are sure to be greeted by the fresh scent of our natural flowers for a lovely garden wedding.
Love being more secluded? Our fully airconditioned conference center is ideal for a very intimate setting. But that’s not all our Trios terrace, Hi-Tide Restaurant, or Sea Grapes Restaurant creates an amazing backdrop for your reception.
Our event venue can accommodate intimate ceremonies for two or as many as 300 of your loved ones.
Your Vision is our precision with Bay Gardens Beach Resort and Spa!
Services Offered The Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa team of professionals can cater to your every need. Some of the professional event services that they offer include:
Lighting and sound
Sandals Halcyon Beach
Enjoy Classic Caribbean architecture and quaint, charming ginger breaded cottages, creatively designed to meld into the luxuriant surrounding landscape, during your ideal Saint. Lucia vacation. Of all of their properties though, Sandals Halcyon Beach is among the highest-rated and arguably, the most beautiful. Especially if you want to incorporate elements of the Caribbean into every aspect of your Saint. Lucia destination vacation or wedding, this is the right place to bring it to life. Sandals Halcyon Beach is a luxury all-inclusive property surrounded by vibrant colorful gardens and sits on the beautiful turquoise Caribbean sea, providing a calming and warm escape. This property also is the home to the sandals millionaire suite All Weddings Includes:
Personal pre-travel wedding planner
Personal resort wedding planner and dedicated resort wedding team
Picturesque Wedding Location
Preparation of marriage documents
White Chiavari Chairs
Musical Accompaniment (pre-recorded)
Witnesses upon request
30-minute Sparkling Wine & Cold Hors d'oeuvres Delightful
Reception for Bride, Groom and up to 6 guests
Wedding gift from Sandals Resorts or Beaches Resorts
Free Wedding Website and Gift Registry
30 Minute Foot Massage for the Groom^
Manicure for the Bride^
Romantic Honeymoon night turndown service for Bride & Groom
Mimosa Breakfast-in-Bed for Bride & Groom any Morning of Choice
Honeymoon dinner for bride and groom at a resort specialty restaurant with white-glove service and a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine
Complimentary 5"x7" Honeymoon Photo for Bride & Groom
Stonefield Estate Resort
Stonefield is set on 27 acres of the steep hillside of lush vegetation of tropical fruits, vast mangos, and flamboyant, and at their feet, beautiful color flours like heliconias, hibiscus, and bougainvillea are amongst the former lime and cocoa plantation. Petit Piton, St. Lucia’s historic landmark is literally feet away and overlooks Malgretoute Beach on the Caribbean Sea
You might pick Stonefield Estate Resort for your St. Lucia destination wedding you’ll instantly feel like you’re in paradise from the moment you arrive a luxury boutique experience. Stonefield Estate is a luxury boutique Resort.
Saint. Lucia has long been recognized as an idyllic wedding and honeymoon destination, but Stonefield Estate Resort is something of a secret with, the 2,400-ft incisor-shaped spike Piti Piton that soars from the water just south of Soufriere.
With no televisions, the tranquil, rustic setting, stirring vistas, and first-rate amenities make Stonefield Estate Resort the obvious choice for Weddings, honeymooners, and anniversary celebrants.
Pigeon Island National Landmark
Pigeon Island noted as Saint Lucia's most historically significant, played an important part in fighting against the French and ultimately helping the British Empire.
Pigeon Island is open to visitation 365 days a year with user fees charged at EC$10 for residents and US$10 for visitors to Saint Lucia.
There is also a fee of US$3 for children visitors 5 years to 12 years old. Pigeon Island National Landmark has a number of heritage attractions and amenities which include:
Ruins of military buildings were used during the battles between the French and the British for the island of Saint Lucia.
Two beautiful beaches.
A restaurant featuring local cuisine.
A pub and restaurant with a historical theme.
A lookout point at the top of the Fort which gives a panoramic view of the Northwest coastline.
Pigeon Island was first occupied by the Amerindians, mainly Caribs. The island was later occupied by pirates whose leader was a Norman Captain called Francois Le Clerc.
Today, the attractions and amenities of Pigeon Island make it ideal for weddings and special events. There is a small private beach which is the perfect setting for a barefoot, yet elegant, Caribbean dream wedding.
If the beach doesn't tickle your fancy you may choose from an intimate gazebo setting; the 18th-century ruins of the Soldiers' Barracks; and the cliffside with expansive views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Reference Saint Lucia Wedding Requirements -https://www.stlucia.org/en/experiences/weddings-honeymoons/wedding-requirements/