Swaying palm trees, white sand, and a crystal clear sea… what could be more romantic? If you want to tie the knot in the Caribbean, chances are you want an intimate wedding in tropical surroundings. You’re effectively on your honeymoon as soon as you step off the plane. The fact that you get to relax here after the wedding is just a bonus. Getting married in the Bahamas appeals to those who want a small wedding with friends and family, but who don’t want their event to be over in just one day.
Why not create the holiday of your dreams with your new partner and the friends and family you care about most in the world?
Over 700 islands exist in the coral-based archipelago of the Bahamas. The islands vary from quiet, secluded, and uninhabited to lively and bursting with high-end resorts and restaurants. Although it’s hard to choose favorites, let’s look at some of the best places to tie the knot and why…
With a 120-mile long chain of islands, the Abacos has no shortage beaches that are perfect for saying your vows. There are beautifully quaint, colonial towns, a huge selection of activities, plenty of restaurants and bars, as well as lovely secluded beaches and access to the other Out Islands.
Eleuthera and Harbour Island
The island of Eleuthera and its collection of smaller islands are part of the Great Bahama Bank. They’re distinctive in their stunning pink sand beaches, pineapple fields as far as the eye can see, and stunning miles of coast. The island was heavily influenced by British Loyal colonists who arrived in the 1700s and made their mark on its architecture and culture. Since then, the rest of the Bahamian islands have copied this style, which now gives the whole country its unique personality.
The most difficult wedding decision you have to make is whether to get married barefoot on the soft sands, in the pineapple fields, or at the old St. Patrick’s Church in the town!
Close to Nassau, this island is famous for its national parks and crystal clear waters. Exuma splits into Great Exuma, Little Exuma, and the Exuma Cays. Take a tour of the White Cays and watch the famous swimming pigs enjoy a splash in the sea! There are plenty of wonderful resorts to choose from on Exuma. They can help you plan the perfect, romantic wedding so you can get married in the Bahamas the way you dreamt it.
Grand Bahama Island
If your wedding is going to be a family affair, make sure young children have plenty to do. Choose Grand Bahama Island as your destination. There are outdoor activities galore that will keep your guests entertained in GBI’s three national parks and aviary sanctuaries! The island also offers a selection of amenities without losing that special Caribbean charm.
If your idea of the perfect wedding and honeymoon is a bit more action-packed, then choose this island!