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5 Easy Tips for a Destination Wedding in Belize

If you’ve ever dreamed of tying the knot barefoot on a sandy beach, at a sacred archaeological site, or under a pavilion in the rainforest, or perhaps in a remote luxury location… you have found the destination! Recognized as one of the Top Wedding Destinations in the region, Belize has the easy ability to create a romantic fairy-tale setting and one that suits every mood and pocketbook. The image of a romantic wedding on a secluded beach where the green azure waters of the Caribbean Sea provides the perfect backdrop is one that brings warm sunny feelings and bright smiles to the face of any blushing bride! Belize gets past the many red tapes & obstacles in realizing nuptials, we have compiled five easy planning steps to create that carefree destination wedding you have always dreamed of!


Belize destination wedding

(photo by conchcreative.com)


Five Things You Need to Know

1. Couples must be in Belize for 3 full days prior to applying for a marriage license.


2. A 24 hour license application is available for those who are anxious to tie the knot on any given day – but certain rules apply*


3. No blood test is required and couples must be over the age of 18.


4. Most resorts/hotels have the ability to host a wedding – Let us know what you have in mind and our agents are not only capable but happy to make a recommendation for either a beach or rainforest event.


5. You CAN marry at a Mayan Ruin – a few rules apply.


Belize destination wedding

(photo by conchcreative.com)


Weather & Venues

We all agree that the best times to get hitched in Belize is from February to Late May; gorgeous weather in the region makes for sunny skies and warm breezes. Belize does have a rainy season from June to November but weddings can also be held year round with a number of various indoor or covered arrangements possible. Belize features a selection of excellent wedding venues – from sandy beaches to romantic rainforests – countrywide!


Belize destination wedding

(photo by Efrain Gomez / Hidden Valley Inn)


Planning & Coordination

Adventures in Belize is your most reliable destination management company – located in the country- so who better to recommend a location then us? Leave your worries behind and add a sense of adventure to your wedding day…Say “I do” beside a beautiful waterfall or in a cultural explosion of prayers and incense – by a Maya Shaman at the steps of an ancient ruin…the enchantment is here-elegance & romance, together as they should be. Event planners are available to communicate directly with you to create the perfect effect.


Belize destination wedding

(photo by Leonardo Melendez Photography / cake by Sandy Point Resort)


Belize wedding destination

(photo by conchcreative.com)


The country’s relatively easy marriage process and breath-taking natural beauty makes it a hot spot destination for fairy-tale weddings and many wow-worthy moments that you and your family and friends won’t soon forget! Contact us today info@adventuresinbelize.com or call 1-866-822-2278 for details.


Belize destination wedding

(photo by Leonardo Melendez Photography)


* Please note that images are not the property of Adventures in Belize and all rights are reserved to the photographers. Thank you to Leonardo Melendez Photography, Conch Creative, Jose Luis Zapata, Sandy Points Resorts, Hidden Valley Inn and Grand Caribe for the use of photos.

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