Destination Jamaica

The Beautiful Island of Jamaica in Style…Once You Go, You Know!

Honeymoon Spotlight: Couples Swept Away August 16, 2010

Couples Swept Away Suite

An intoxicating tribute to intimacy, this couples-only resort unfolds across a splendid 27-acre property along the western coast on a pristine stretch of Negril’s Seven Mile Beach.

Couples Swept Away Dinner for Two

Snorkeling excursions, couples massage lessons, tennis clinics, glass bottom boat rides, nature tours, and “martini mixology” classes are just some of the activities offered from morning until night.

I know you can see yourself in this photo, having across from your sweetheart who has just become your spouse for life and staring into their eyes, enjoying the cool Caribbean breeze from the ocean. Aw!

When you are ready to book your Honeymoon to Couples Swept Away, give us a call at 310-722-3099 or email us at Info@carterelitetravel.com

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Honeymoon Spotlight: Iberostar Rose Hall Suites August 13, 2010

Iberostar Rose Hall Suites Entrance Staircase

This former sugar plantation is now an ideal all-inclusive vacation spot and the perfect place to enjoy your Honeymoon. Imagine walking into the lobby and seeing this wonderful staircase in person.

Iberostar Rose Hall Suites

Vibrant, modern decor makes its way from the bold lobby to the spacious guest rooms – all with private balconies or terraces and concierge service, who is there to make sure you have the most memorable honeymoon at Iberostar Rose Hall Suites.

Iberostar Rose Hall Suites

Outside the lazy river offers the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. Head to the Shoppes at Rose Hall, try a new water sport and take in a live show for the evening. Close your eyes and see yourself laying next to your new spouse as you enjoy the cool Caribbean breeze from the ocean.

Honeymoon Package:

* Bottle of wine & fruit basket in room upon arrival

* T-shirts for the couple

* Special turn-down service

* Room upgrade (subject to availability)

When you are ready to book your Honeymoon at Iberostar Rose Hall Suites, give us a call at 310-722-3099 or email us at Info@carterelitetravel.com

 

Honeymoon Spotlight: Couples San Souci August 9, 2010

Couples San Souci

Known as “The Jewel of Jamaica,” this couples-only, luxury resort is set along opal sand and is nestled in a tropical garden, with a backdrop of emerald mountains.

The spa draws upon a natural spring on the grounds to feed its mineral pool and whirlpool.

The clothing-optional Sunset Beach dares you to drop your inhibitions.

Honeymoon Package:

* Bottle of sparkling wine

* One his & hers half hour massage

When you are ready to book your honeymoon to Couples San Souci, please give us a call at 310-722-3099 or email us at Info@carterelitetravel.com

 

Honeymoon Spotlight: Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay August 6, 2010

Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay Resort view

This all-suite Unlimited-Luxury oasis is actually two adults-only contrasting yet complementary resorts in one.

This resort takes its inspiration from the islands with warm, neutral tones and indigenous art.

Oceanfront massage cabanas will allow you the opportunity to luxuriate on the sandy-white beach just steps away from the Caribbean Sea.

Honeymoon Package:

* Champagne upon arrival

* Private beachfront dinner

* Couples massage

* Champagne breakfast

* Fresh flowers and exotic fruit

* Free nights on a return anniversary stay

When you are ready to book your honeymoon at Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay, give us a call at 310-722-3099 or email us at Info@carterelitetravel.com

 

Honeymoon Spotlight: Secrets St. James Montego Bay July 30, 2010

Wedding Gazebo at Secrets St. James Montego Bay

This all-suite Unlimited-Luxury oasis is actually two adults-only contrasting yet complementary resorts in one.

This resort features a British colonial air creating a contemporary yet conservative experience.

Guests have the opportunity to choose from lavish spas with oceanfront massage cabanas, gourmet restaurants, chic bars and lounges, and endless daily activities.

Honeymoon Package:

* Champagne on arrival

* Private beachfront dinner

* Couples massage

* Champagne breakfast

* Fresh flowers and exotic fruit

* Free nights on a return anniversary stay

When you are ready to book your honeymoon to Secrets St. James Montego Bay, give us a call at 310-722-3099 or email us at Info@carterelitetravel.com

 

Destination Weddings Spotlight: Iberostar Resorts and Spas March 31, 2010

Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall, Jamaica

The impressive adults only (18+) Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall is located beachfront in the beautiful historic Rose Hall area of Jamaica’s north coast, just 20 minutes away from the airport in Montego Bay. The hotel, located within the Iberostar Rose Hall complex, offers premier components of Iberostar’s Grand Collection with ultimate levels of luxury, gourmet cuisine and impeccable service including butlers who cater to your every desire. The seductive charm of this architectural jewel is sure to capture the heart of those in search of the finest all-inclusive Jamaica vacation experience.

The Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall offers everything you need to plan and celebrate this very special day just as you’ve always dreamed about. Let their wedding coordinators take care of all the details, from the perfect ceremony, to your favorite music, to the decorations, to the delicious menus. The resort will provide all of the necessary arrangements to make your Iberostar Rose Hall destination wedding wonderful.

If you choose to reaffirm your love by renewing your marriage vows, Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall can also accommodate your wishes with a lovely ‘blessing’ ceremony.

Getting Married In Jamaica
Even though by law the wedding couple only needs to be in Jamaica 24 hrs. in advance, Iberostar Rose Hall advises you arrive at least 3 days in advance to meet with the wedding coordinator and Marriage officer and go through the final details regarding the wedding.

The law requires that the Bride and Groom are in Jamaica for a minimum of 24 hours prior to the wedding. In order to get legally married by a Marriage officer recognized by the Jamaican Government, the following original documents are required to be sent via courier to the Wedding Coordinator at least four weeks prior to the couple’s arrival to the hotel:
– Notarized copies of the Bride & Groom’s birth certificates which must include father’s name
– Notarized copies of Bride & Groom’s official ID (Passports)
– Notarized copies of divorce decrees or death certificates (if applicable)
– Occupation of both candidates
– Occupation and full names of both sets of parents.

Mediterranean Restaurant at Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall

Wedding Packages

 
Golden Coast Wedding
Legal Marriage Ceremony
Cost: US$1900 (incl. tax and service charge)
Inclusions:
* Marriage officer’s fees
* Arrangements for official marriage certificate
* Tropical bride’s bouquet
* Groom’s boutonniere matching bride’s bouquet
* Floral centerpiece for the head wedding table
* Decoration of the wedding location
* Wedding cake decorated with fresh flowers for 8 people
* Two bottles of house champagne at the ceremony for you and your guests
* CD music for the ceremony
* 12 pictures of the ceremony
* 2 “Just Married” T-shirts
* Complimentary bottle of champagne delivered to the room on the wedding day
* Wedding dinner at one of the à la carte restaurants
* Fruit basket and a bottle of red wine upon arrival
Package pricing is for from 2 to 8 people. Any group larger than 8 people will be charged an additional fee of US$ 18 per person (incl. GCT and service charge)

Blessed by the Ocean
Renewal of Vows or Blessing Ceremony
(non-offical, non-legal ceremony)
Inclusions:
* Marriage officer’s fees
* Bride’s bouquet
* Groom’s boutonniere
* Floral centerpiece for the head wedding table
* Decoration of the wedding location
* Wedding cake decorated with fresh flowers for 8 people
* Two bottles of house champagne at the ceremony for you and your guests
* CD music for the ceremony
* 12 pictures of the ceremony
* 2 “Just Married” T-shirts
* Complimentary bottle of champagne delivered to the room on the wedding day
* Wedding dinner at one of the à la carte restaurants
* Fruit basket and a bottle of red wine upon arrival to the hotel
Package pricing is for from 2 to 8 people. Any group larger than 8 people will be charged an additional fee of US$18 per person (incl. GCT and service charge)
Note: Ceremony performed by a minister, and is not recognized as a legal ceremony.

Important:
All above prices are subject to change without notice.

When you are ready to plan the pefect destination wedding, give us a call at 310-722-3099 or send us a email at Lula@carterelitetravel.com and we’ll take care of all the details for you.

Congratulations to you and your future spouse from Lula Carter at Carter Elite Travel

 

Destination Weddings Spotlight: Sunset Resorts and Spas March 29, 2010

Sunset Jamaica Grande, Ocho Rios Jamaica

The popular all-inclusive Sunset Jamaica Grande celebrates its multi-million dollar rebuild and refurbishment, and welcomes guests of all ages with a fresh new look. A beautiful white-sand beach, the longest in Ocho Rios, fringes the high-rise hotel. Five lavish pools wander through this beachside complex, featuring waterfalls, the new Lighthouse Waterslide, plunge pools, swim-up bars and a swaying rope bridge. Known for its wide range of “fun in the sun” daytime activities, guests can also enjoy an abundance of fun after the sun goes down. Visit the Sunset Jamaica Grande Resort and discover why Frommer’s proclaimed this dramatic family favorite to be “like a Hollywood production”.
Family Friendly Accommodations!
Sunset Jamaica Grande offers accommodations allowing up to three children in the same room with two adults. Just book a One Bedroom Suite – perfect for a family of five! These rooms feature a separate bedroom with one king bed, along with a sleeper sofa in the living area. (Max occupancy: 3 Adults or 2 Adults/3 Children or 3 Adults/2 Children)

Miles of White Sand
Enjoy the longest stretch of crystal-sand beach and turquoise Caribbean water in Ocho Rios where endless fun-in-the-sun is found.

Wedding at Sunset Jamaica Grande, Ocho Rios Jamaica

There’s nothing more romantic than exchanging vows in the Jamaican sunshine, then spending your honeymoon basking in the glow of wedded bliss on a gorgeous white sand beach. Best of all, experienced wedding coordinators take care of everything, so you don’t have to lift a finger until the ring is slipped on your finger and you say “I do”. They attend to every detail, from the ceremony, reception, photos and documentation to special requests and arrangements such as a sunset cruise and couples spa services.

FREE Wedding Package
Complimentary “WE DO” wedding package is valid with a min. seven night stay in an oceanfront room category or higher

Includes:

  • Service of a marriage officer to perform the ceremony
  • License fees
  • Personal wedding planner
  • Picturesque wedding area
  • Chilled bottle of sparkling wine
  • Single-tiered wedding cake
  • Bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonniere
  • Recorded music
  • Dinner reservations for the wedding party
  • Wedding gift from the resort

Sunset Resorts Complimentary Wedding Package includes a complete package for a ceremony and a reception for the bride, groom and two guests. Customize your wedding package with extras: Capture memories with a professional video/photographer and a wedding album, add spa and salon services, a live Jamaican Steel Pan or Reggae band, book a sunset cruise and much more. Special arrangements for larger parties can be made with your personal wedding planner. Renewal of vows and special honeymoon and anniversary extras are available. All packages are subject to availability and rates are based on two persons per room with a wedding reception for up to four people. Reservation of an oceanfront room category or higher for a minimum of seven nights stay is required. Guests not meeting the reservation requirements still qualify for the free “We Do” wedding package, but must pay the licensing fees of $250 (subject to change).

You can enhance your special day further with a wonderful selection of memorable wedding packages, such as: “Pure Elegance”, “Melody of Love” and “Irie Love” to name a few.

When you are ready to plan the pefect destination wedding, give us a call at 310-722-3099 or send us a email at Lula@carterelitetravel.com and we’ll take care of all the details for you.

Congratulations to you and your future spouse from Lula Carter at Carter Elite Travel