Love is in the air and I can definitely hear the wedding bells ring, maybe for me as well, but definitely for you. That’s why you are here. We are glad that Jamaica was on your list of destinations to keep your wedding. Without doubt, some of the best adult all-inclusive resorts suitable for weddings are also perfect for honeymoon. In Jamaica, you won’t have just a wedding. You will have your dream wedding. Jamaica is what we’d call a destination wedding location, as it’s notorious for the hosting of weddings and honeymoon because of it’s beauty, culture, hospitality and services. If you plan to get married soon, you’re at the right place. If you had planned to and a wedding wasn’t in the cards for now, then this is your sign that you need to start planning your dream wedding. Whether you are getting married soon, have a loved one tying the knot, or you’re a wedding planner, we’ve collated a list of eight(8) best hotels and resorts in Jamaica to make that wedding and honeymoon a memorable one.
1. Excellence Oyster Bay
Excellence Oyster Bay is located on a peninsula in Montego Bay, Jamaica which is almost completely surrounded by the Caribbean Sea. The aqua background, with it’s green landscape makes it the ideal backdrop for weddings. The location and scenery give it a picturesque atmosphere for wedding photoshoots. There are several venues on the property that you can choose from such as on the beach front, under a gazebo, in a garden or in a ballroom. It all depends on the theme you’re going for.
Wondering what you’ll get if you decide to celebrate there? Don’t worry. Excellence Oyster Bay is also an all-inclusive luxury resort which basically means that everything that’s offered to all-inclusive guests are also included in the wedding packages. The wedding packages included offer services from wedding planning to booking the venue, set-up and decoration, organizing the reception and even assisting with legal procedures.
2. Moon Palace Resort
This was added to the list because it’s my favorite resort for everything! If I’m getting married, I definitely would want the wedding to be held here, plus the honeymoon. This is one of those resorts where you can have both your wedding and honeymoon. Moon Palace Resort is one of Resort Caribbean’s highest rated resorts. It also gives a royalty feel. It’s a palace after all. We’ve checked out the ballrooms and they remind me of ballrooms in a palace.
There are many restaurants to choose from, or venues that you can keep both your wedding and reception. Whether you envision an indoor or outdoor wedding, there is a place for you. The restaurants are also fancy enough to keep your reception, or it can be completely outside. Whatever you want, their wedding services will have that covered for you.
What’s a wedding location without the potential to take aesthetically pleasing photos? Moon Palace is picturesque with it’s royalty aesthetic. You’ll get the ultimate Bridgerton experience, if that’s what you’re going for. Don’t forget you’ll be in Jamaica, so if that’s not the aesthetic that you’re going for, there are many more to choose from.
3. Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort and Private Island
When thinking about a romantic adventure in Jamaica, think Sandals Resorts. Sandals Resort offers a breathtakingly beautiful and completely complimentary wedding experience, where couples can exchange their vows amidst the stunning backdrop of pristine beaches, beautiful blue waters and lush tropical gardens, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime. There are currently seven(7) Sandals Resorts in Jamaica, each with their own difference. Depending on the occasion, you might want to find out which Sandals Resort is best for you. Check out these frequently asked questions about Sandals here.
Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort is ranked as one of the best Sandals options for weddings in Jamaica. The features of this resort make it the perfect spot for couples to getaway. This is also one of the resorts where you can have both your wedding and honeymoon. Just like the other resorts mentioned, Sandals is all-inclusive luxury and offers a variety of wedding packages to cater to your budget, however one of it’s standout features is the private island with overwater villas and bungalows.
Ever heard of a free wedding? Well, you can have that at Sandals. This is one of their wedding package offers. If you stay three (3) nights or more, you qualify for a free wedding.
4. Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall
Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall is a romantic adult only all-inclusive resort in Montego Bay. The entire location is picturesque from the locations on the property, to the beach front. Enjoy a romantic dinner with your spouse in dim lights on the beach front, or a gourmet dinner in one of the sixteen restaurants. You can also spend quality time with your beau at a cozy fireplace, warming both of your hearts.
Remember we said location is key? Well, you don’t have to do it all on the property. You can have a thrilling adventure at the Rose Hall Great House to get those adrenalines rushing. So go have a relaxing golf evening at the White Witch Golf Course or go ghost hunting. Studies say that adrenaline inducing activities increase the feeling of love. Don’t feel limited to these. You’ll be in Montego Bay. There are unending activities that you can do. Some of these include sight-seeing, expeditions to nearby attractions, immersing in night life and culture, skating, rafting, horseback riding and so much more!
5. Royalton Bluewaters
Enjoy luxurious rooms, reservation free dining, or dining at select international restaurants, premium and handcrafted cocktail, and adventure filled water activities at your honeymoon at Royalton Bluewaters. Royalton is picturesque with its pristine blue pools and lazy river that you can wind down at with your spouse.
Royalton Bluewaters is one of the highly ranked choice for couples. It has received great reviews as one of the most affordable resorts, and best choices for weddings and honeymoons.
6. Spanish Court
The north coast in Jamaica isn’t the only place with the lure to have a memorable wedding with the tapestry of love, joy and cherished moments with friends and family. This can also happen in Kingston, which is the home of Spanish Court, which is one of our top picks for destination weddings in Jamaica. Spanish Court Hotel is very stylish and modern, with a touch of Iberian architecture and aesthetics. When you think Iberian, think romance. There are ballrooms that you can host your wedding, or you can keep it on the roof where you can see the beautiful city of Kingston. This scenery is also aesthetic and will look great in those photos! What’s more? Spanish Court Hotel is centrally located, which provides ease of transportation for guests and a variety of nearby services and attractions to enjoy.
Spanish Court Hotel offers great wedding deals and luxury accommodations(there are even rooms with kitchen), but most importantly, the food! From our experience hotel and resort hopping, Spanish Court Hotel offers one of the best tasting gourmet meals in town!
7. Courtyard by Marriott
If you’re from the U.S., then you might be familiar with Marriott Hotels. Whether you’re a local or you’re doing a destination wedding, tying the knot in the city might be the ideal choice for you, especially if your family is on a budget and hosting in Kingston might be more convenient for everyone. The venues at Courtyard by Marriott can hold up to 150 guests. If you have out of city guests, there are special group rates available to accommodate them.
There is a wholesome wedding planning and management package, providing ease and of course all amenities are in one place – from the ceremony to the reception. You and your guests can enjoy the city view on the roof top terrace for the wedding reception and most importantly, there are picturesque locations where you can take theme photos. If you want variety, you may just have your photoshoot session at Emancipation Park, which is right beside Courtyard by Marriott. Emancipation Park is a popular wedding photoshoot destination. Read more about this beauty in the center of Kingston right here.
8. Sunset at the palms
Sunset at the Palms is our boutique pick for your honeymoon. We consider it underrated, but it is totally a hidden gem, suitable for those who want a private and quiet atmosphere. It is a serene adult only all-inclusive resort, nestled in Negril. It has both a destination wedding package and a honeymoon package.
The honeymoon package includes fruit and chocolate welcome delight, a 60-minute couple massage, private romantic dinner, continental breakfast in bed, and a bottle of chilled Korbel champagne. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and sunset, tree house style accommodations, views from the luscious tropical landscape, and the off-site tours close to the resort.
Some of the activities that you and your spouse can do nearby include: snorkeling, exploring underwater caves and reef at Bloody Bay, water sports, golf, rafting, horseback riding and mountain biking. You may also participate in Jamaican-styled cooking class, or professional mixology class. Afterall, you will want to know how you can spice up things in the kitchen or bar when you return back home.
A memorable wedding and honeymoon experience await you in Jamaica!
Please note that this list is not conclusive and may be adjusted or changed overtime as we discover new interests or receive valid input from our readers or supporters. If you’re traveling to Jamaica alone, ensure you take all the necessary measures to keep safe. Read about how you can stay safe while visiting Jamaica. If you decide to visit any of these resorts based on our recommendations, be sure to tag us in your photos and videos @resortcaribbean and follow our socials.