Getting Married on a dazzling beach in Jamaica while basking in the golden rays of the sun as the sea breeze blows through your hair is an amazing once in a lifetime experience many dream of having. While some would opt for finding a location for their dream wedding all on their own a great many find the flexible wedding packages offered by Jamaica’s all-inclusive resorts to be less of a hassle and just as perfect. The Wedding Coordinators work with you to ensure everything is customized to your own personal desires while giving you the freedom to simply relax in the days leading up to the big day. Couples Sans Souci is one such resort.
Nestled in stunning Ocho Rios, Couples Sans Souci emerges majestically from the cliffs of Jamaica’s emerald mountains and envelops you into a world where worries disappear and romance and seclusion prevails. At this exclusive couples-only resort you and yours can enjoy the luxurious facilities while every detail of your special day is taken care of by your experienced Wedding Coordinator. With a total of six wedding packages you can have a romantic wedding that is as unique as you are. You can go for an intimate barefoot wedding on the beach or a tropical garden setting, or choose to say your vows from beneath a gazebo atop a cliff while overlooking the azure Caribbean Sea. Every detail; from custom music, to signature menus, tropical flower bouquets, hairstyling, and guest accommodations will be taken care of by these experienced and eager- to- help professionals.
December 4, 2010 at 2:33 pm | Weddings & Honeymoons | No comment
The name says it all. One of Jamaica’s hidden gems, the south coast district of Treasure Beach is an authentically laid back, off the beaten path destination for anyone looking for a dreamy, secluded vacation outside of the more popular resort areas of Negril, Ocho Rios and Montego Bay. With volcanic black sand, unique rock formations, a waterfall, and Jamaica’s longest river complete with that special local charm Treasure Beach is a perfect spot for romantics looking for tranquil seclusion, and in particular couples on their honeymoon.
Treasure Beach offers four public beaches and several small coves suited for swimming and body surfing in the warm Caribbean sea. Some sections of reef provide good snorkeling spots for viewing colorful tropical fish and an assortment of coral. Yet while snuggling up together in a hammock on the beach is always an option honeymooning in Treasure Beach (despite the name) offers more than just the beach.
Known to be one of the most romantic getaways in the world Jamaica’s landscape is filled with stunning waterfalls, streams, rivers, forests, mountains and plains promising endless activities for couples to engage in. Whether you choose to visit Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Negril, Portland or the South Coast the beauty of the island will take your breath away. If a picture perfect honeymoon is what you and your partner are looking for, Jamaica has it. Whether it’s romance, adventure, or both you desire on your honeymoon, you can find it here! To make it a little easier for you to find them here’s a list of 5 Top Jamaican Honeymoon Activities.
Rafting on The Blue Lagoon
The Blue Lagoon near Port Antonio is easily Jamaica’s most romantic spot. So exotic in fact, it was used as a location in the filming of the 1980 movie Blue Lagoon starring Brooke Shields. According to legend, the water, which reaches a depth of nearly 200 feet, has an aphrodisiac effect. Famed for its intense blue and green colors, which range from azure to intense emerald and change as the sun moves over it throughout the day, lucky couples can choose to raft, swim, scuba dive, kayak or snorkel in the lagoon’s enchanting warm waters.
Coral Cove Resort in Little Bay is one of Jamaica’s hidden gems. Located on a private cove with a sandy beach on the island’s south coast, only 10 miles from Negril, it is ideal for a romantic Jamaican wedding or Caribbean Island honeymoon, particularly if you prefer the captivating beauty of the Caribbean Sea as your backdrop! Well off the beaten path, the resort provides an experience that is truly unique and tailored to your desires, from the moment you’re picked up from the airport to the minute you’re driven back.
Often described as “a place to unwind” this small and secluded all-inclusive resort is comprised of twelve ideallic rooms overlooking the caribbean sea and if you’re lucky enough you and your wedding party might even have the entire place to yourselves. The rooms are one of a kind, the food is delicious, the bar offers drinks by request, and the private beach is small yet very enjoyable! A perfect location for a private beach wedding, romantic honeymoon, or relaxing vacation. Swim and snorkel in a pristine and protected coral reef on the south coast of Jamaica. Go deep sea fishing with a local fisherman. Take a sunset cruise to Negril and visit its numerous clubs and attractions. Or simply explore the rocky cliffs that also border Coral Cove.
Jamaica is one of the Caribbean’s most sought-after resort islands and getting married here is a great way to have a wonderful trip, memorable wedding, and save a lot of money over a traditional wedding. Thus making your destination wedding absolutely perfect! Whether you’re planning a big wedding or an intimate one Jamaica’s resorts have your dream wedding package just waiting for you. Your wedding is one of the most memorable days of your life and it is with this in mind that almost every resort comes equipped with a wedding planner adequately prepared deal with all the paperwork and to cater to your every desire, from the flowers to the food and the music.
The packages differ by location but often include processing of your paperwork, witnesses, officiant, lightly decorated site, the cake and champagne reception, a bouquet and boutonniere, and some extras like massages or t-shirts. We know that most people already have in mind their ideal wedding planned out by every tiny detail and the hotel wedding coordinators are prepared to bend to your wishes. However if you still choose to take matters into your own hands these are some things you should know:
Approximately 18 miles west of Ocho Rios on Jamaica’s north coast, sits the eco-tourist’s dream. The blissfully untainted Cranbrook Flower Forest. A uniquely exotic attraction located at Laughlands in the garden parish of St. Ann. This protean 130 acre property boasts alluring tropical gardens, fascinating wildlife, lawns, water pools and a tropical rain forest. For its visitors Cranbrook offers an exotic tropical flower forest heritage tour, and an exciting River Head Adventure Trail.
You don’t really have to be married to be on your honeymoon, but for those lucky lovebirds who actually plan on making it official and are wondering just where to celebrate your first days together as husband and wife, look no further. Island Buzz brings you our 5 Best Kept Secret Beaches for the Honeymooner (or just for the beach enthusiasts looking for the most private places to worship the sun).
Silver Sands, Trelawny
Located approximately 40 minutes east of Montego Bay, the private swimming beach Silver Sands on the North Coast takes the number one spot and is considered (by those who know of its existence) to be Jamaica’s best beach. With spotlessly beautiful white sand and clear blue tranquil waters just sitting on the beach can be enchanting. Step into the warm waters and you’ll never want to leave.
Prospect Plantation is an agricultural property established in the 18th Century set high up in the hills of Ocho Rios, overlooking the Caribbean sea. One of Jamaica’s oldest remaining plantations, is today the setting of one of the most unique and captivating tours worldwide.
Take a tractor drawn Jitney and experience a working Jamaican Plantation, situated in the middle of a 1,200-acre rainforest. You will hear stories of the rich and colorful history of the Estate, see bananas, cassava, sugar cane, coffee, all spice and many other crops. You will also see a spectacular view of the magnificent White River Gorge. Jamaica’s first hydro-electric power station was built here by Sir Harold Mitchell. Along the way, in the middle of a patch of sugar cane there sits a 17th-century sugar mill, borrowed from the Worthy Park Estate to add some authenticity to the plantation once run by the sweat of slaves.