Planning your St. Thomas wedding can be a daunting task, especially when you’re planning it in a location you’ve never been to before. One of the most important decisions you’ll make is deciding where to stay, and not every wedding venue in St. Thomas offers overnight accommodations. You want to make sure that you can dance the night away at your wedding and then only stumble a few steps away to rest your head for the night. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious resort or a cozy bed and breakfast, St. Thomas truly has it all. I’ve put together a list of the top places to stay during your St. Thomas wedding, so you can focus on celebrating the most meaningful and special day of your life in style.
If you’re planning a St. Thomas wedding and want to experience the drop dead gorgeous landscapes of the island all throughout your special weekend, you owe it to yourself to check out The Hideaway at Hull Bay. This beachfront resort combines luxurious amenities with a casual, laid-back environment that lets you and your guests relax and unwind in style. If you’re going big, you can rent out the entire estate that sleeps up to 36 people. But of course with smaller groups, you can keep it intimate and stick to the two villas or smaller cottages they provide. With its breathtaking views of the Caribbean and lush greenery, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into paradise. This Hideaway offers an unrivaled level of privacy and exclusivity, perfect for a private ceremony or reception. It’s also just a short drive from the island’s main airport and ferry port, making it super easily accessible for guests no matter where they’re flying in from! This is the place to sip handmade cocktails by the pool made fresh from the fruit on their organic farm… I know, it’s honestly a dream.
If grand romance is what you’re looking for, One Perfect Day Villa is the ultimate setting. Think, the amenities of a five-star hotel in the comfort of your own private, serene villa. With its dramatic waterfront view, lush tropical landscaping, and modern design, this villa is one of the premier properties for a dreamy getaway. These villas have 9 bedrooms sleeping up to 30 people and the property has a private pool, beachfront bar, pool tables and workout rooms. Pretty much everything you could need for a St. Thomas wedding weekend. Best of all, you obviously don’t have to go far for the wedding…you can rent out their private beach for your ceremony or reception just steps away from your villa. One of the best things about a destination wedding is that you also get the chance to experience a new culture. One Perfect Day is nearby local restaurants, bars and shopping, making sure you get the full St. Thomas experience.
You’re a modern couple, and that can mean taking a modern approach to your St. Thomas wedding. If you’re looking for the most intimate, cost effective space, consider this Airbnb at the Sand Dollar Estate. Sleeping up to 16 guests between two villas, this private estate is nested on your own, private, white sandy beach on Magens Bay. Amenities include a ping-pong table, spa, exercise rooms, surround sound systems, and wet bars. All for you. Take advantage of the absolutely breathtaking views from the sunny pool, shaded rooftop deck, or the hammock in the sand. I honestly can’t say enough about booking a private Airbnb for your destination wedding.
The best way to ensure that you have a St. Thomas wedding for the books is to stay in a spot that meets all of your needs. Whether you choose to stay in a luxurious resort, an oceanfront villa, or an affordable guesthouse, you can rest easy knowing your comfort and convenience while on the island is being taken care of. Make sure you take into account budget, size requirements, and amenities before making your choice and of course, enjoy the unique natural beauty St. Thomas has to offer during your destination wedding weekend.
If you’re looking for more ideas on how to make your destination wedding *chefs kiss*, check out my blog on how to create a meaningful destination wedding for you and your guests! And of course, if you need someone to come along with you to document each beautiful moment, hit me up! I’m on the first flight out 😉