Honeymoons in St Vincent and the Grenadines

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St Vincent and the Grenadines Overview

The beautiful islands of the Grenadines are the perfect romantic retreat for newlywed couples to spend their time together. With fabulous temperatures and spectacular carnivals and festivals to enjoy throughout the year, plus a wide range of activities on offer, a couple can relax and unwind or explore to their heart's content. There's a wide range of hotels, villas and small cottages from which the loving couple can enjoy all that the Caribbean has to offer.

If you're after a magic combination of stunning beaches, tropical forests, sparkling clear waters, and the occasional active volcano thrown in, then why not consider the Grenadines. With St. Vincent being just a short hop from Barbados, even if you're coming from South Africa, you could be stretching out on a sun drenched beach in just over 36 hours. St. Vincent is the largest of the islands with plenty of attractions to visit, including the bustling Kingstown Market and a spectacular botanical garden which dates back to 1762. With lots of smaller islands to explore, many of them uninhabited, you could have an island all to yourselves for the day. If you want to yacht, fish, or reef dive, or simply lounge on stunning white sand beaches, then the island of Mustique is a must place to visit. Whatever you choose to do, your honeymoon in the Grenadines will be unforgettable.

Key Facts for St Vincent and the Grenadines

Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar and U.S Dollars

Flight time: 9 hours from Johannesburg

When to Honeymoon in St Vincent and the Grenadines

When to go:
– If you want to experience warm weather all year round then why not try the Grenadines. For the best weather visit between January and May.

Flight information:

– Regular flights operate from Johannesburg to Bridgetown and normally have at least 2 stops. South African Airways and American Airlines are the main carriers. The duration is around 36 hours. A flight from Bridgetown to St. Vincent takes around 40 minutes and there are regular flights every day.

Currency:

– Eastern Caribbean Dollar

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Getting Married in St Vincent and the Grenadines

If you're looking for tropical islands that are relatively untouched, where accommodation and restaurants blend in tastefully with the stunning landscapes, then why not consider the Grenadines. With black sand and white sand, rolling green hills and lush tropical forests, couples can experience the special day of their dreams and with so many idyllic locations in which to tie the knot, weddings abroad in the Grenadines offer enough versatility to suit the most discerning of couples.

Marriage Requirements

St Vincent and the Grenadines

Couples seeking to get married in the Grenadines need little more than valid passports, ongoing plane tickets and their birth certificates. They must have been in the Grenadines for at least one day from their arrival before they can apply to get married. They will get an application form from the Solicitor General's office in St. Vincent and will need to go in person to present the application and  obtain revenue stamp approval from the registrar or Ministry of Justice in St. Vincent. They will also have to name 2 witnesses to be at their ceremony. The cost of the Licence is US$7.50 if there is at least 7 day's notice (Registry Licence office) or US$185 if 24 hour's notice (Ministry of Justice). Additional costs include US$1.84 stamps for the application form and US $5.52 revenue stamp. To find out more visit http://www.islandbrides.com/destination/St+Vincent+%26+The+Grenadines/requirements/29/

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