Jamaica for Destination WeddingWords by Jennifer Stein
Your eyes aren’t deceiving you. The ocean really is that stunning aquamarine; the beaches actually are that sugary-white. The Jamaican people really are that beautiful and welcoming, and they really do say, “Yah mon.”
The Jamaican tourism board says it best: “Once you go, you know.”
Jamaica is one of the most enduring international destinations for romantic travel; direct flights from many U.S. cities makes escaping to the Caribbean almost effortless. When you arrive, your cares melt away and you surrender to the gentle breezes, lush tropical landscape and deep sense of tranquility. The only stress you’ll feel is in deciding how to relax.
Timeless elegance stretches across 400 lushly landscaped acres. Offering guest rooms, suites and private villas, Half Moon also features a championship golf course, a full range of water sports, exclusive natural dolphin lagoon and six gourmet restaurants. Don’t miss: The 68,000 square-foot Fern Tree Spa, an indoor/outdoor sanctuary for the mind and body.
Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa
Located along the pristine shores that once served as the site of an 18th-century sugar plantation, this newly renovated, all-inclusive Montego Bay resort includes a wealth of amenities and activities for the entire family, including the full-service spa Soothe, and a full range of water sports.
Couples Tower Isle and Couples Sans Souci
These all-inclusive couples-only boutique resorts boast unparalleled ocean views, bold design and a laid-back Caribbean-inspired spirit. Dedicated to creating the wedding of your dreams, Couples wedding packages offer a wealth of options for all budgets.
Ritz Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall
Combining old-world charm and Caribbean warmth, the Ritz Carlton truly is a jewel on Jamaica’s dazzling north coast. Five thousand picture-perfect acres include a full-service salon and spa, 18-hole championship golf course and five distinctive restaurants. From intimate to extravagant, custom packages let you create a wedding that is uniquely yours.
Bellefield Great House
One of the oldest sugar plantations in Jamaica, the Bellefield Great House is available for private weddings and events. Built in 1794 and steeped in history, the sprawling estate’s wedding packages offer customized menus, design services, photography and video, floral design, spa services, and an array of amenities to choose from.
Mystic Mountain Rainforest Sky Explorer, Ocho Rios
Adventure awaits! Ride the Sky Explorer aerial chairlift to the top of Mystic Mountain, then climb into a custom-designed bobsled for the ride of your life, or glide through the rainforest on the Zip Line Canopy Tour.
Arguably Jamaica's most popular and famous attraction, fun for the entire family. Climb 600 feet of cascading waterfalls. Don’t forget your waterproof camera!
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