Wedding Locations and Venues in Jamaica

Searching locations and venues for your Jamaica wedding is sure to produce the perfect place to say "I do"

Montego Bay, Kingston, Negril, Ocho Rios, and Port Antonio are Jamaica's bustling cities, and home to the largest concentration of wedding venues.  Still, couples who prefer to get off the radar can find reception halls and outdoor locales in smaller and quieter Jamaican towns. 

Among the most challenging aspects of organizing a Jamaican wedding is choosing a wedding venue without the chance to  visit the site before you reserve it.  Recruiting a wedding or event planner is an excellent choice for couples who are searching for someone to take care of everything in Jamaica associated with your wedding prior to the big celebration. These experts work to make sure that your nuptials operate as smoothly and ideally as possible. If you decide to do all the planning yourself, selecting the kind of wedding you would like to have will trim down your possible choices a great deal, rendering the entire process a little less complex.

Types of Ceremonies

When it comes to your ceremony, your Jamaica wedding is only limited by your imagination. While the most common type of wedding planned by foreigners is a beach ceremony, this is not the only option available.

Casual vs. Formal

Whether you're seeking a formal or informal wedding, Jamaica provides choices to suit any couple's wedding needs. Though Caribbean weddings are normally thought of as informal celebrations, you can dress your wedding up with formal wear and elegant adornments. Similarly, you may dress down a commonly formal event such as a church wedding by seeking very simple adornments and permitting your guests to dress in a casual fashion.

Traditional Wedding

The more traditional wedding ceremony customarily takes place in a religious venue, with relatives and companions filling the pews as the bride slowly walks down the aisle toward her handsome groom. As soon as the vows are said, the wedding party and their guests typically continue on to a dining hall to celebrate the memorable event. This is as much a possibility in Jamaica as anywhere else. Your wedding planner can help you locate a chapel or temple that is appropriate for your religious faith; for example, the Lady of Fatima Church  in Ocho Rios is the most popular choice for Catholic weddings.

Houses of Worship and Wedding Chapels in Jamaica
Venue Location Phone Number
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament Montego Bay 867-952-2481
Holy Trinity Cathedral Kingston 876-922-3335
Lady of Perpetual Help St. Ann's Bay 876-972-2279
Mary Gate of Heaven Negril 876-957-4900
Mount Zion United Rose Hall area, Montego Bay 876-419-7286
Ocho Rios Baptist Church Ocho Rios 876-972-2405
Ocho Rios Methodist Chapel Ocho Rios 876-974-1420
Our Lady of Fatima Ocho Rios 876-974-2523
Prospect Plantation Chapel Ocho Rios 1-800-733-5077
Shaare Shalom Synagogue Kingston 876-922-5931
St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church Savanna la mar, Westmoreland Parish 876-955-2648
St. Mary's Anglican Church Montego Bay 876-926-8925
The Chapel at Trident Castle Port Antonio 1-877-446-7188
Wedding Chapel at Breezes Runaway Bay Runaway Bay 1-877-273-3937 ext. 4621
Wedding Chapel at Sandals Montego Bay Montego Bay 876-952-5510

You may also choose to host a more traditionally styled ceremony at a museum, plantation house, or important historical landmark.

Traditional Wedding Venues in Jamaica
Venue Location Phone Number
Bellefield Great House and Gardens Montego Bay 876-952-2382
Devon House Kingston 876-929-6602
Greenwood Great House Greenwood, near Montego Bay 876-953-1077
Rose Hall Great House Rose Hall area, Montego Bay 876-953-2323

Outdoor Wedding

Between the gently lapping waves and soft, sandy shores, it isn't surprising to find that the most popular outdoor weddings are those hosted on the seashore. It goes without saying that a wedding on a Jamaican beach is a beautiful affair. The sea and fine sand deliver such an ideal backdrop that few decorations are needed. Weddings on the beach are also rather simple to organize, and smaller weddings may not even require permits in Jamaica.  Gardens and waterfalls also serve as exquisite outdoor locations.

Outdoor Wedding Sites in Jamaica
Site Location
Blue Lagoon Port Antonio
Coyaba River Garden and Museum Ocho Rios
Cranbrook Flower Forest St. Ann Parish
Dunn's River Falls Ocho Rios
James Bond Beach Ocho Rios
Lover's Leap St. Elizabeth Parish
Negril Cliffs Negril
Negril Lighthouse Negril
Seven Mile Beach Negril
Shaw Park Gardens Ocho Rios
Somerset Falls Port Antonio
YS Falls St. Elizabeth Paris

Marriage at Sea

If you dream of getting married at sea, doing so in Jamaica is one of the most beautiful places on the planet to so.  The Caribbean Sea offers some of the most crystal clear, calm waters, and stunning views.  You might choose to plan to get married aboard a major cruise line that makes a stop in Jamaica, or charter a yacht for a few hours.  You may even rent the boat for an entire day and host the reception on board as well. 

Resorts with Wedding Packages

A trendy possibility for couples planning a Jamaican wedding is obtaining a wedding and honeymoon package at a large resort. Jamaica in particular is well known for having a wide range of all-inclusive resorts, and these locations almost all offer wedding packages. 

Reserving a wedding package at a Jamaica resort is a surprisingly simple way to plan your big event, because essentially everything is completed for you. Most packages are comprised of the following:

  • Personalized wedding consultant and planner
  • Wedding venue
  • Reception venue
  • Officiant
  • Floral bouquet and boutonnière
  • Cake
  • Reception food and beverages
  • Photography
  • Marriage certificate
  • Government fees

Optional add-ins may include:

  • Accommodations for wedding guests
  • Videography
  • Music and entertainment
  • Wedding favors
  • Honeymoon package
  • Planned excursions and activities for wedding party and guests

Most wedding packages at resorts in Jamaica begin at around $1500(USD) and increase from there, with prices depending upon add ons and number of guests. 

Jamaica Resorts with Wedding Packages
Resort Location Phone Number
Breezes Grand Negril Negril 1-877-273-3937 ext. 4621
Breezes Rio Bueno Runaway Bay 1-877-273-3937 ext. 4621
Breezes Runaway Bay Runaway Bay 1-877-273-3937 ext. 4621
Breezes Trelawny Falmouth 1-877-273-3937 ext. 4621
Charela Inn Negril 876-957-4277
Coral Cove Little Bay, Westmoreland Parish 876-457-7594
Couples Negril Negril 876-957-5960
Couples Sans Souci Ocho Rios 876-994-1206
Couples Swept Away Negril 876-957-4061
Couples Tower Isle Tower Isle, St. Mary Parish 876-975-4271
Geejam Port Antonio 876-993-7000
Half Moon Resort Rose Hall 800-339-9728
Hummingbird Hall Rose Hall 876-789-0523
Jamaica Inn Ocho Rios 876-974-2514
Riu Montego Bay Montego Bay 888-748-4990
Riu Negril Negril 888-748-4990
Riu Ocho Rios Ocho Rios 888-748-4990
Riu Palace Tropical Bay Negril 888-748-4990
Rondell Village Negril 876-957-4413
Royal Decameron Club Caribbean Runaway Bay 876-973-4803
Royal Decameron Montego Bay Montego Bay 876-952-4340
Sandals Carlyle Montego Bay 876-952-4140
Sandals Grande Riviera Ocho Rios 876-974-5691
Sandals Montego Bay Montego Bay 876-952-5510
Sandals Negril Negril 876-957-5216
Sandals Royal Caribbean Montego Bay 876-953-2231
Sandals Royal Plantation Ocho Rios 876-974-5601
Sandals Whitehouse Whitehouse, Westmoreland Parish 876-640-3000
Strawberry Hill Irish Town, St. Andrew Parish 876-944-8400
The Blue House Ocho Rios 876-994-1367
The Caves Negril 876-957-0270

Whether you decide to plan your Jamaica wedding single-handedly, or choose to reserve a wedding package at an all-inclusive resort, the venues located on this popular Caribbean destination guarantee to provide everything you need for a picturesque wedding that you'll remember for the rest of your life.


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