Do you want to get married on a tropical island? St. Martin is the perfect place to say “I do”. Civil ceremony, religious wedding or a non-religious ceremony, anything is possible in the Caribbean.
The new trend is to plan your wedding in an exotic and magical setting. Lovers from across the world dream of making their big day an unforgettable and extraordinary experience. We will unveil all the secrets to making your wedding in the Caribbean an incredible, intimate affair!
The island of St. Martin has everything you could possibly dream of: enchanting landscapes, warm and sunny climate all year round, varied, delicious and refined cuisine that is renowned across the Caribbean, and original activities that you won’t find anywhere else.
Everything you need for an unforgettable wedding. Dare to make your dream come true!
There are countless service providers on-hand to organize everything for you, depending on your budget and to suit your needs. They can also advise you for all the legal requirements. The Fée des Caraïbes are your best partners.
The Fée des Caraïbes take care of everything, all you have to do is ask and they will take care of the rest. You can get them to organize your photos, the theme of your wedding, the decoration for the ceremony and floral decorations, the meal, the place, hotel reservations for your guests, absolutely everything! They will assist you from A to Z, and will cater to your every need. It is important for you to be able to enjoy your special day, with your guests. The wedding planners will coordinate everything and put professionals in contact with each other. There is also a concierge service on-hand before and after the ceremony for any questions about logistics and to assist your guests in getting to/from or around the island.
For a wedding in the Caribbean, anything is possible
You can get married on the beach, on a boat, in a tropical garden or in a magnificent villa, anything can be arranged. There are countless exceptional, natural sites available for you to declare your love. They will provide a fabulous backdrop for your ceremony. There are countless hotels and restaurants available to host your wedding reception or to accommodate your guests. The most beautiful places on the island will inspire you! Grand Case, Orient Bay, Anse Marcel, Tintamarre, Happy Bay, and the 37 beaches of St. Martin.
For anyone who wants an original experience for their wedding, St. Martin is the place to be. Create floral decoration using tropical flowers, find some exotic souvenir gifts for guests, find a luxury villa with a swimming pool to serve as the backdrop for the wedding reception, all comes naturally here. You can also create some original musical entertainment with local artists who can offer zouk, soca and salsa.
A wedding on the island of St. Martin can be a small, intimate and authentic affair for fans of Robinsonades, or a big event with hundreds of guests, for a highly luxurious ceremony.
Arriving on the island for your wedding in the Caribbean
Couples who come from across the world to get married on the island of St. Martin have usually already had their civil ceremony in their country of origin. It is however possible to organize a non-religious ceremony. If this is what you’re looking for, come and bring to life an original, personalized ceremony and let your imagination run wild.
Those who are lucky enough to have a vacation home on the island, can have their civil ceremony at the Hôtel de la Collectivité.
To get married on the island of St. Martin, if you are a French citizen, you will have to provide photocopies of proof of identity for you and for your three witnesses, an official copy of your birth certificate (dating less than 3 months), a photocopy of proof of residence and your prenuptial agreement (if there is one). Citizens of other countries will also need to provide a declaration of marital status, dating less than 3 months, a certificate of no impediment and a certificate of national custom.
On the Dutch side of the island, the official ceremony can take place in any place or specific site outdoors. The marriage officer will come to the chosen place, and the marriage is legally binding.
A religious wedding is also possible. A Christian wedding can only be held at a church. However, for a Protestant or Jewish wedding, the religious officer can come to another place to hold the ceremony.
Make the magic of your wedding last even longer in the Caribbean
After the ceremony, it’s time for exercise and relaxation. There’s nothing more original than to organize surfing lessons, a kayaking or jet-ski outing, or a hike in a tropical forest, horseback ride or even try your luck in a casino, or visit the historic heritage sites of the island. You’ll have no trouble finding accommodation for your guests because St. Martin has such a wide range of properties available (boutique hotels, large luxury hotels, apartment complexes, and houses belonging to celebrities).
Once the wedding is over, St. Martin is the perfect place to extend the magical experience and enjoy a fantastic honeymoon! It is also the ideal destination to renew your vows or celebrate your wedding anniversary!
You can plan some activities that guarantee your honeymoon will leave a lasting impression.
A honeymoon on the island of St. Martin is an experience beyond compare!
You can stay in a luxury villa, go skydiving over the Caribbean Seae, get the ultimate pampering at Samanna Spa, spend a day aboard a pleasure boat, fly over St. Martin in a gyrocopter, go diving at Creole Rock, explore the Nature Reserve, observe the giants of the sea or fly over the treetops.
If you organize your big day in February, March, or April, you’ll be able to attend some exceptional, festive events such as Grand Case Tuesdays or the Carnival.