Honeymoons in the Bahamas

When you are deciding where to go for your honeymoon it's important to choose somewhere that suits you both. If you're looking for a romantic retreat with plenty of sun, sea and sand, then the Bahamas may be the ideal location for you. Stay on one of the main islands or if you prefer to be more secluded, then why not choose one of the Out Islands.

If you're looking for sun, sea and sand with an exciting Caribbean twist then why not visit the Bahamas. Flights from South Africa will connect you with Nassau in around 16 hours. You'll find lots of quirky reminders of the islands' British heritage plus extremely friendly people. Explore Nassau's colonial past or take a trip to one of 20 or so inhabited Out Islands which each have their own culture, character and charm. Bimini is very close to Florida and still retains a charm which is more akin to the 1950's. Aside of fishing, the sound of squawking seagulls and baked bread provide most of the excitement. Eleuthera boasts some of the finest beaches and is just a 20 minute sir flight from Nassau. Wherever you choose to visit, your honeymoon in the Bahamas will provide you with an unforgettable experience.
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Bahamas Overview

Choosing a honeymoon destination to suit both of you can sometimes be a problem but a trip to the stunning islands which make up the Bahamas is bound to suit even the most discerning of couples. Whether you want sun, sea and sand or history, culture and plenty of adventure, a trip to the Bahamas will satisfy all of those requirements. Stay at one of the top class hotel resorts and experience all that the Bahamas has to offer.

Whether you want to try out new pursuits, explore the countryside, try your luck in the casinos, or simply chill out after a hectic time of planning, then the Bahamas offers all of this and more besides. With flights from Canada taking around 3 hours, you can soon be stretching out on a powder pink beach or strolling around a museum or historic fort. When you honeymoon in the Bahamas you could be watching the changing of the guard outside Government House, cooling off in caves, snorkelling, shopping or sightseeing. How about a boat excursion to one of the secluded and peaceful Out Islands or if you fancy a dive without getting your hair wet, then what about a one man submersible that will glide you effortlessly over a breathtaking reef.

Key Facts for the Bahamas

Currency: Bahamian Dollar

Capital: Nassau

Language: English

Flight time: 4 hours from Toronto

When to Honeymoon in the Bahamas

When to go :
The Bahamas enjoy warm weather year-round. The best time to visit is January to May when it is driest.


Flight Information :
The Bahamas are approximately 9 hours from the UK.


Currency :
Bahamian Dollar


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Getting Married in the Bahamas

If you're looking for a destination to host your wedding that can boast of a sub tropical climate, clear turquoise waters and powdery pink sand, then why not consider a trip to the Bahamas. Weddings abroad in the Bahamas offer you the choice of a traditional church wedding or something a little different like a waterside mansion or Ocean Club. Whether you want an intimate gathering on the beach or a spectacular reception in a top beach resort, the Bahamas can make your dreams a reality.

Marriage Requirements

Bahamas

You need to apply for a Wedding Licence at the Registrar Generals Department and the law requires for both of you to be in the Bahamas at the time of application. There is no minimum term of stay required and you can get married the day after your arrival. Non USA residents need to swear an oath that they are single in front of a Notary Public. Documents needed are valid passports, birth certificates and a picture ID such as a driving licence. Your plane ticket or passport stamp is also necessary to confirm your arrival day. The Marriage Licence costs $100 and the Minister's charge is $150 for weekdays and $175 for weekends. For more information visit http://www.thebahamasguide.com/facts/marriage.htm

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