Weddings in St Lucia
How & where to get married
St. Lucia is a perfect destination for your wedding. Surround yourselves in an atmosphere of tropical tranquility and breathtaking beauty as you start your new life together.
Combine your wedding with a fantastic honeymoon and make the wedding of a lifetime...Overview
- Thinking to marry in St Lucia? View The Complete Guide to Weddings in St Lucia now with everything you need for your dream wedding. With prices, expert advice and all the essential information - planning your wedding has never been easier.
Top reasons to get married in St Lucia
Why choose the St Lucia for your wedding?
- Get married on the beach
Most couples choose to marry on the beach before sunset.
- Sand, sunshine, views & great resorts
Great location to get married.
- Short residency requirement
Simple to get a wedding licence & permission.
There are many amazing locations for a St Lucia wedding. Most couples choose to get married on the beach in St Lucia or get married at their hotel with an inclusive wedding package. You can also arrange weddings virtually anywhere on the island, & this wonderful tropical island has many fantastic wedding locations to choose from.
St Lucia is the second largest of the former West Indies Associated States, lying between Martinique and St Vincent in the Windward Islands chain of the Caribbean.
St. Lucia has many faces for a visitor to be inspired and fulfilled by. Its most famous and breathtaking sight has to be the Pitons in the southwest: twin peaks rising from the water. From Soufriere in the southwest you can drive to the entrance of La Soufriere volcano with its bubbling sulphur hot springs, rich in minerals.
Marigot Bay is a pretty, picturesque harbor where Dr Doolittle was filmed. Castries, the capital is about 20 minutes drive from the main beach areas on the Northwest coast where the beaches are relaxed, the harbor busy and the nightlife active.
The tropical paradise of St Lucia offers a truly spectacular destination for your wedding abroad. What a better way to begin your life together than with a romantic island wedding overlooking the Caribbean! For most couples the sand, sunshine, views & great resorts means getting married in St Lucia is a fantastic choice.
To arrange your St Lucia wedding can be relatively simple.
As long as you are legal to marry and have the correct documents, there will be no problems. Often it is wise to use a professional wedding company to arrange your wedding but you can arrange the wedding yourself.
St Lucia legal wedding requirements
It is quite easy to get married in St Lucia. For a wedding licence & permission to get married you just need to be in St Lucia for at least four days before your wedding. However you can pay more for a St. Lucia marriage Special License which requires no residency period & can be done in one day. Applications need not be done in person.
To get married in St Lucia you will need to prove you are who you say you are & that you are free to marry.
For this you will need to take with you to St Lucia:
Decree Absolute (if one of the parties is divorced)
In the case of a widow/widower a Death Certificate of first spouse is required
If a name has been changed, a Deed Poll is required
If one of the parties is under the age of 18, evidence of a consent of parents is required in the form of a sworn affidavit stamped by a Notary Public.
This process is relatively simple which makes getting married in St Lucia so much easier.
More and more couples are now taking advantage to get married on a stop off from a Caribbean cruise, or getting married as they holiday on the island.
- We secretly eloped and married at an all inclusive 5 star resort in St. Lucia under a Gazebo next to the beach. It was a really beautiful view behind us at our ceremony. The whole trip was real fun & overall a great wedding escape. The photos are amazing!