Carlisle Bay Antigua
Carlisle Bay, Antigua, offers a spectacular setting for a destination wedding or honeymoon with its excellent year round weather, secluded bay and backdrop of tropical rainforest.
Destination Weddings at Carlisle Bay
Enjoy a taste of luxurious romance with double hammocks under the palm trees and private dinners on your spacious suite balcony or terrace.
Whether youare planning an intimate ceremony or wish to share the day with family and friends, we will create an unforgettable experience for you to treasure - from exchanging vows on the jetty to barefoot banquets on the beach for up to 90 people. Larger events, including exclusive use, can also be arranged.
Our wedding coordinator will tailor the arrangements to meet your personal requirements, however the simple wedding celebration including fees, license, and registrar plus a wedding cake for two and a bottle of Champagne costs $750.
In Antigua a marriage license can be arranged 24 hours prior to the wedding and we recommend the couple arrive at least two days before the ceremony to take care of the formal planning.
Mix and match these extras to complete your Caribbean wedding:
Accommodation in a top floor Ocean Suite offering privacy and wonderful views of the bay
- Candlelit dinner for two on the jetty
- Bridal hair and make-up
- Bouquets, buttonholes and fabulous flowers
- Fun entertainment and local live music
- Private picnic on a hidden beach
- Sunset cruise with sundowner cocktails
- Fireworks on the beach
Suite prices vary depending on the season high season applies from mid December until Easter. Highly attractive rates for both wedding couples and parties are available in May and June.
Please note that rates are in US dollars and are subject to a 10% service charge and 10.5% government tax.
Celebrate your marriage with a romantic honeymoon at the all suite Carlisle Bay. The hotel offers many options from Chill Out stays including all meals and a daily drinks credit to the Ultimate Celebration complete with treats such as candlelit dinner for two on the jetty and couples treatments in the spa.
In amongst lazy mornings, snoozing under the palm trees and strolls along the beach, find time to enjoy Carlisle Bay's variety of complimentary activities including:
- Private Screening Room showing movies daily
- Wi-Fi in the library and every suite
- Nine tennis courts with tennis clinics and competitions
- Water sports snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking
- State-of-the-art gym
- Guided nature trails through the rainforest
Antigua is also worth exploring, the lush, green island has an astonishing 365 beaches, plus plenty of fun entertainment from the Caribbean's best kite-surfing and a rainforest zip line, to local music and dancing at Shirley Heights and adrenaline-fuelled On-deck ocean racing.
All this and Antigua is only an 8 hour direct flight from London you can simply fly in the morning and chill on the beach in the afternoon... perfect after a busy wedding.
Venue Capacity: East, Indigo on the Beach, and Ottimo! can all be booked for private dining, seating 40 to 160, while the beachside Coconut Grove is perfect for an atmospheric event lit by tiki torches.
Accommodation: The resort is made up of 82 contemporary suites - all with ocean views. Some suites work best for couples; others are for families, with a relaxed contemporary design retained throughout.
Dining Options: Dining at Carlisle Bay is all about choosing the right restaurant to suit your mood, from a relaxed, foot-in-the-sand lunch delivered to your lounger in the Coconut Grove, to a romantic dinner for two at East.
Fitness Center Our health club and gym, open from 6am to 9pm daily, features Technogym equipment in a comfortable air-conditioned space adjacent to the spa.
Spa Spa in the Caribbean doesn't get much better than Carlisle Bay's Blue Spa. Our two-floor pavilion with an elegant, meditative atmosphere sets the tone for relaxation and well being.