- Wedding Advice
- Wedding Advice
Close your eyes and imagine... Palm trees swaying, the sound of the ocean lapping the beach, the warm Caribbean sun and walking down the sun-kissed aisle to marry your loved one... just perfect!!
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa, Antigua is surely one of the most idyllic hotels to marry at in the Caribbean. Your special ceremony can be held in your own personally chosen wedding location; whether it is just steps away from the mile long, soft white sand beach, under their wedding gazebo situated high above their Fantasy Pool with far reaching views over the shimmering Caribbean Sea or perhaps in their 40 acres of lush, tropical gardens – in fact anywhere at the hotel as they are happy to work with your ideas and plans! Their award-winning wedding co-ordinator Beverly King and her team are on hand throughout the planning process. Beverly has years of experience behind her and is there to guide you through your decisions to make your wedding unique, from picking colour schemes and floral arrangements to having your own steel pans band, It’s your special day so let your imagination design the wedding of your dreams.
As there is no waiting period or residency requirement to marry in Antigua, arrangements could not be simpler!
Jolly Beach Resort and Spa offers simple, excellent value accommodation and whether you plan to have a small intimate ceremony or to include family and friends gathering to share your special day... they are the perfect, affordable location and... your dream wedding can be provided completely free!*
When it comes to accommodation, every one of their rooms faces the ocean and there is a wide range of room categories from supersaver (suitable for singles or couples on a budget) to their luxurious beach side cottages. Their all inclusive meal plan makes it an ideal place to stay as they include all drinks (house brands), breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner daily. With a choice of 5 restaurants (3 a la carte) and bars, eating and drinking is a pleasure. Discuss with Beverly as to which restaurant you will prefer to have your wedding breakfast; maybe Italian at Bocciolo, Indian at Utsav or Caribbean and seafood at the relaxing beach-front Lydia’s.
For relaxing before your big day, there are two freshwater pools, including their 8000 sq ft Fantasy Pool with swim-up bar. Play tennis or enjoy their free watersports from windsurfing to sailing a Hobie cat – they will even give you sailing lessons! For those keen on fitness try out their fully equipped gym or join in one of the regular exercise classes. With daily and nightly entertainment you can participate in dance classes, cookery demonstrations or just flop by the beach or pool with a long cool cocktail. Golf is available nearby (not included in package). For the night-owls in the party The Casino at Jolly Beach features an array of exciting gaming options for evening fun after sunset.
If there are children or teens in your wedding party then they are catered for in either of their Kidz or Teen club. Both clubs operate daily and provide a full range of activities for the younger set.
The Palms Wellness Spa** is on hand to pamper and invigorate the bride and groom in readiness for their big day. Providing hair, nails and make-up treatments or perhaps enjoy an intimate couples massage before your big day.
Their wedding packages start from just $399 (or FREE*) with their Dream Wedding.
Â· US$100 credit for the Palms Wellness Centre, Spa, Gym and Beauty Salon (not combinable with any special offers)
Â· US$50 credit per couple on a Wadadli Cats Cruise (except Sundays)
To make your day really sparkle, maybe choose a wedding package inspired by local artist Mark Brown. Ideal for the larger wedding parties, imagine your bridal gazebo draped in sheer white gauze and your wedding reception with chairs dressed in white with sashes in your chosen colour scheme in their beach front Hammock Lounge**.
Now they have fired your imagination, there are different ways to book your wedding at Jolly Beach Resort & Spa.
Your local travel agent will be able to assist you with selecting a tour operator (the hotel is featured in all major UK tour operators programmes) or you may wish to contact a tour operator direct. The hotel can also be contacted directly via their website where you will find a wedding enquiry form.
** supplement applies