Jamaica is home to a dramatic beautiful landscape of rolling mountains caressed by endless white sandy beaches, covered by tropical foliage and crisscrossed by streaming rivers and cascading waterfalls - the picturesque Caribbean wedding destination. Jamaican weddings are designed with couples in mind – many resorts are not only exclusively for adults, but also offer complimentary weddings as part of all-inclusive packages with cocktail parties and dinner reception. Jamaica is also home to unique and renowned wedding venues, including over water bungalow chapels. Wherever on the island you go, you’ll be warmly welcomed and never be too far from a cool glass of rum punch and delicious authentic food packed with flavour. Weddings in Jamaica distil all that famous Caribbean party spirit into your big day, with a huge range of fun things to see and do. Jamaica will capture your heart.
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, such as the stunning over water chapel at Sandals White House. 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.