The Dominican Republic’s rich Spanish heritage sets it apart from many of its Caribbean Island neighbours. The second largest Caribbean country, it boasts romantic scenery of uninterrupted white sand beaches, in addition to a plethora of resort offerings on multiple coastlines, the Dominican Republic is a popular pick for destination weddings. Here you can dance to the pulse pounding thrill of the merengue, renew in our luxurious and diverse accommodations, explore ancient relics of centuries past, delight in delicious Dominican gastronomy or enjoy ecotourism adventures in our magnificent national parks, mountain ranges, rivers, and beaches. With such beauty on your doorstep, not to mention plenty of buzzing nightlife to enjoy, it’s no wonder that more people are flocking here for wedding in the Dominican Republic. It’s time to discover it for yourself.
Yes, the resorts will happily cater to your religion, and have a rabi perform your ceremony rather than a minister for example. For those looking for a Catholic wedding, you’ll need to be married in a consecrated venue. A selection of resorts have these on property. If you’d prefer a different resort or venue, your ceremony can be held by a Catholic priest, this would be a blessing rather than a wedding, as the venue is not consecrated.
For most resorts, they can, though each resort will have different rules. They’ll often charge a wedding pass and apply a maximum external guest rule. For example, perhaps only 20% of your guest list can stay elsewhere and come in on the day. A way around this, is for your guests to come to your resort for several nights over your wedding dates, and then move on to a resort of their choice.