Couples can say “I do” in a tropical Caribbean paradise at the 76-room Mango Bay in Barbados with a wedding package that features a host of romantic ingredients for the soon-to-be-betrothed.
The Package: The wedding package includes:
• the personalized services of a wedding coordinator
• clergyman, administration and Marriage License fees
• roundtrip transfers to obtain the Marriage License
• decoration of wedding arch
• boutonniere for the groom and wedding bouquet for the bride
one bottle of champagne; and a one-tier sponge cake with icing
Price: The wedding package is priced at US$600, which is added on to the cost of a hotel stay.
Now through Dec. 16, 2006, hotel rates start at $372 per room, per night, all-inclusive, based on double occupancy.
Other options are also available. Couples can add 24 photographs (US$300), one hour of live steel band music (US$200), champagne (US$50-US$1,000 per bottle), video (US$400), additional bouquets (US$30), and a hair garland (US$50). Prices are subject to change.
Marrying in Barbados: Couples who want to marry in Barbados must have valid passports or birth certificates (original or certified), death certificates if widowed, marriage certificate if previously married, and decree absolute or certified copy of the final judgment if either party was divorced. All documents not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation. For Jewish weddings, the co• uple must bring their own Rabbi.
About Mango Bay: Mango Bay’s all inclusive package features hotel accommodations, all meals, afternoon tea, all local and brand name drinks including wine with dinner, watersports (waterskiing, windsurfing, hobiecat sailing, kayaking and snorkeling), nightly entertainment, and off-property sightseeing excursions such as a glass-bottom boat trip, a shopping trip into the capital city of Bridgetown and a catamaran sail.
Mango Bay recently reopened following a six-month $10 million refurbishment and expansion project.
For more information:
• Call 246-432-1384; fax: 246-432-5297
• Visit www.mangobaybarbados.com