Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & SpaDickenson Bay St. Johns, Antigua
Known for its romantic ambience, Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa more than lives up to its reputation. The resort offers newlyweds a taste of paradise with its private beaches and magnificent tropical gardens overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
Another draw for those in love is the new all-suite Mediterranean Village, a $70-million expansion to the resort’s existing 193-room Caribbean Village. Set on a hill facing famous Dickenson Bay, the impressive addition features 180 Mediterranean-style suites with double Jacuzzis, four-poster mahogany beds and flat-screen TVs. Guests also discover an open-air Italian restaurant, a casually elegant seaside restaurant and a traditional British pub. What’s more, Sandals’ Red Lane Spa reopened at nearly double its former size with an extensive menu of rejuvenating services. Mere steps away: the largest swimming pool in the Caribbean, measuring 15,000 square feet.
With multiple outdoor venues and 9,000 square feet of brand-new banquet space, the resort presents a range of locations for nuptial celebrations. Distinct packages designed by celebrity wedding planner Preston Bailey add star-power to bridal events. A complimentary wedding package is available for stays of six nights or longer in a concierge level room or higher. A wedding consultant is on hand to assist with all the planning and preparation.