Planning A Wedding in the Bahamas

Planning a Wedding in the Bahamas

Just engaged and planning a wedding in the Bahamas? We’re here to help you!  Planning a Bahamas wedding entails several phases.  Important to realize is that most weddings are planned one year to nine months prior to the event date.  And, with many couples planning a destination wedding, we share with you key items to get the process started.

  • Organize a Wedding Binder and digital files
  • Prepare a planning schedule
  • Purchase Wedding Insurance
  • Compile a guest list
  • Set a budget
  • Research wedding planners or month of wedding management
Planning a wedding in the Bahamas
Chic Bahamas Weddings owner/planner, Marva Munroe. Photo: Caroline Lima Photography.

Planning in the Bahamas – When and Where?

Planning a wedding in the Bahamas
The Rosewood Baha Mar Garden, Nassau, Bahamas. Photo by Alfred Anderson Weddings
Planning a wedding in the Bahamas
Grand Hyatt Baha Mar. Photo by Chaz Cruz Photographers.
Bahama wedding bride at Grand Hyatt Baha Mar


  • Profile destination
  • Research islands and Bahamas wedding resorts
  • Decide on date
  • Research travel and accommodations options and guest room rates
  • Check for travel advisories
  • Get family approval
  • Research and select honeymoon destination
  • Assess needs to take a planning trip

Note: All religious and civil ceremonies performed by Bahamian marriage officers are legal in the US and elsewhere.

Chic Bahamas Weddings offers full-service destination wedding planning as well as the month of wedding management and day-of coordination. However, your choice of service very much hinges of how hands-on you are. All things considered, being able to turn over all details you have worked on over the months to a professional is wonderful. In essence, this allows you can be a guest at your wedding.

In fact, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism is a helpful resource for your research.  Contact us today to begin planning your Bahamas destination wedding.