Having a wedding in St. Maarten

Over the last few years a lot of couples have been opting for destination weddings. This allows them to combine their wedding with a vacation; they also usually honeymoon at the destination. One of the more popular options for destination weddings is the island of St Maarten. The small island has lots of advantages for couples having their wedding. Not the least of which is that it greatly simplifies the whole process of getting married and saves a lot of stress.

St-MaartenSt Maarten is a very small island in the Caribbean. It is actually shared by the Netherlands and France. St Maarten is the Netherlands side of the island. It is known for its spectacular beaches. It also offers the significant advantage of the fact that there are nowhere near as many tourists as there are on some of the other islands. This helps to make it a very popular destination for people who are looking to get married.

The main reason that you would want to get married in St. Maarten is that it offers the chance to get married in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Most couples will choose to get married right on the beach. However if you prefer you can also get married at one of the hotels. Really you can just find any place that looks good to you to get married. There are also lots of wedding planners that can help you. It is usually a good idea to consider using a wedding planner since there are a fair number of legal requirements that you are going to have to meet.

One of the reasons that a lot of couples are choosing to go away to get married is that it is usually just a lot easier. It can be a real hassle when you are planning a wedding. When you go away for your wedding a lot of the planning work will get done by somebody else. It also allows you to limit the size of your wedding, far fewer people are going to attend a wedding that they have to travel to. Going away for the wedding also allows the couple to spend more time together and with friends and family before the wedding.

If you are planning to get married in St. Maarten you need to make sure that you plan ahead so that you can meet all of the legal requirements. You will both need to be at least 21. You will also have to be on the island for at least two days before the wedding. Getting a license can be the biggest issue since you will normally have to apply at least two months ahead of time. This is why most couples choose to use a wedding planner so that they can have somebody else help them with all the details.

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