If you are planning to get married while you are here in Trinidad and Tobago, we have some wedding tips for you to help you plan your special day and make all your events run smoothly. Trinidad and Tobago is a popular vacation destination and it is also popular for tropical weddings – we have all the luxuries you need, white sandy beaches, beautiful reception areas, limousines and anything else you need. If you have planned to make Trinidad and Tobago the place for your magical wedding day, we are very excited you chose this one of a kind place.
First things first, make sure you have a valid passport and it is not set to expire within the next 90 days. I know that it goes without saying, but you should make sure you have that in order for your entire wedding party. The official currency is the Trinidad and Tobago dollar, so your hotel should be able to handle any money conversions that you need to make while you are here. In order to get married on the island, you will need proof of address, identification cards, and permission to marry from our immigration control office. To make things very easy, you might want to hire a Certified Wedding Specialist while you are planning your wedding to make things run more smoothly.
Next, you should look into your hotel reservations and see if the hotel offers special packages for destination weddings. There are several popular hotels for weddings in Trinidad and Tobago. These include Kariwak Village Holistic Haven and Hotel (Crown Point), Coconut Cove Holiday Beach Club (Manzanilla), The Villas at Stonehaven (Black Rock), Anise Resort and Spa (Sans Souci), and Courtyard by Marriot (Port of Spain). Of course there are many others, so do a little checking and find your perfect location. Many of these hotels will also have reception venues.
If your hotel doesn’t have a reception venue, there are several options for your wedding reception. Here are some popular wedding reception venues: Hyatt Regency Trinidad, Trinidad Hilton, Centre of Excellence and Drew Manor. Lots of options for your dream wedding!
What you should see and do while you are celebrating your wedding in Trinidad and Tobago… You should definitely go on a nature and wildlife tour. Some great places to see in the Tobago Forest Reserve and Englishman’s Bay. There are also horseback riding tours along the beach and swimming with the horses. Off-road 4×4 tours are also very popular for the adrenaline junkies. There are also many boat tours, water sports, and other outdoor activities to partake in . Don’t forget to hit the the popular landmarks like Fort George, Queen’s Hall, Buccoo Reef, and Mount St. Benedict Monastery.
We’ll leave you with the nightlife. When you’re not “honeymooning”, you’ll want to step out to party with the locals. Check out the Red Lion Pub, D’Lime, The Anchorage, and Cat and Fiddle for sure. If you get your fill of those, just ask some locals for a few more recommendations and they are sure to point you in the right direction for some great fun and food.