If you’re interested in having your wedding in the Caribbean and are looking for an island with amazing beaches and maybe not as crowded as some of the other islands, one spot to consider is Antigua. Antigua may not be as well known as some of the other spots in the Caribbean but can be your dream location for your destination wedding.
Weddings in Antigua
While white sand beaches can be found on most Caribbean islands, the thing you may love about the beaches in Antigua is how they are usually less crowded than other so that you’ll be able to tie the knot in complete privacy. Better yet, getting married in Antigua is a breeze as there is no residency requirement to worry about. If you’re interested in a romantic beach wedding, you’ll be spoiled for choice as most of Antigua’s resorts offer their properties as wedding venues.
Honeymoons in Antigua
Should you choose to spend your first week as newlyweds in Antigua, you’ll find a wide variety of activities and restaurants to keep you occupied. The best part yet is that most resorts in Antigua are all inclusive so you can tryout a lot of different things during your honeymoon without having to pay an arm and a leg.
Duty Free Shopping
If you’re looking to indulge in a little duty free shopping, head to the Heritage Quay Complex in St Johns that boasts two floors full of duty free merchandise. Examples of goods on offer include fine jewelry, watches and cigars.
Restaurants and Bars
Antigua boasts a multitude of restaurants and bars that serve up a variety of international fare including Caribbean, Italian and French cuisine. If you’re looking for a romantic restaurant with a view, head to Dennis Cocktail Bar & Restaurant that overlooks two picture perfect beaches, Ffryes Beach and Jolly Beach. Examples of the succulent mouth watering dishes on offer include curried goat, garlic shrimp and grilled lobster.
Activities to Enjoy
One activity you should consider trying out in Antigua is a stringray adventure. Stingray City offers stingray snorkeling tours where you’ll get the opportunity to feed and touch a group of friendly sting ray, in their natural habitat.
If you’re looking for an activity that is more thrill seeking, book a zip line tour. Antigua Rainforest Zip Line Tours boasts 13 zip lines, 3 aerial bridges and 9 obstacles to navigate.
If you want a fun way to see the island, you could consider renting a scooter. Cheke’s Scooter and Car Rental can even deliver a pair of scooters to your hotel or resort.
So if the thought of getting married away on a deserted beach sounds tempting, it may be worth seriously considering Antigua to exchange your wedding vows. If you’re interested in having an Antigua wedding, give us a call at (800) 510-5642 or fill out our free wedding consultation form so we can help.