Your wedding is something your have anticipated since childhood. While the traditional church wedding or the more contemporary beach wedding has been a popular choice amongst brides and grooms for many years, the more modern approach of wedding cruises has sparked interest in the industry. The thought of having a beautiful, fantasy ceremony aboard a luxury chapel on the sea and being joined by the ship’s captain is one that some have only imagined in their dreams. Bring your dreams to life by planning your one and only special wedding on a cruise with family, friends and future in-laws. With several wedding cruise packages among various ships of all sizes and styles, any wedding can be tailored to fit your taste and your budget.
The lengths of a cruise ship wedding package and prices will vary on the cruise line, size of the party and desired features. The Caribbean Princess Seven Day Romantic Cruise with the Wedding at Sea Package gives brides and grooms a little bit of everything. Combining the actual ceremony, within an intimate setting, with a fully planned honeymoon, becomes one event with the bride on the bridge. Starting for as little as $799.00 per person, you can bring only your closest family and friends to celebrate your union overseas. If you are one of the many little girls who has imagines a magical wedding, look no further than the packages offered by Princess.
The average wedding costs approximately $26,000 on land shown by recent studies. For an on board wedding ceremony conducted by the ship’s captain, the party will pay approximately $2250, plus the cruise costs of $800 per guest for the 7 day endeavor. While it is not expected for the bride and groom-to-be to have an extensive guest lists, intimate weddings can be experienced for far less than the cost of a stateside wedding. In addition to this, experience 168 hours of celebration rather than just a 6-hour ceremony and reception of the traditional wedding. All food, entertainment, flowers and music are included within the fee, and the ceremony is televised world-wide for all loved ones who could not attend.
One of the best cruise ship weddings, tie the knot on the sea with the Caribbean Princess crew. With a personalized wedding coordinator, live piano music, keepsake wedding album, photographer, wedding cake and bottle of champagne, all bases are covered without any unnecessary stress and frustration. Take the leg work out of your wedding and enjoy it from beginning to end.
Once the 6 hour on-board wedding ceremony has concluded, the newlyweds can enjoy time to themselves in their own personal honeymoon cabin located on ship. Get some time to yourselves and enjoy your first night as husband and wife, and celebrate for the remainder of the trip with friends and family. Watch the movie under the stars, lounge poolside, or visit one of the many nightclubs located on board. For gamblers, try your hand at the slots or the tables as a husband and wife duo and visit the unmatched buffet for brunch, lunch or dinner.
Husband, wife, mother-in-laws and father-in-laws, will all be given the opportunity to enjoy their trip overseas as both a vacation and a wedding celebration. With activities for travelers of all ages, the artsy tourists can view the on ship art gallery, while the golf enthusiast enjoys a round of nine-hole putt putt and golf simulator. For the children of the party, the expansive child and teen centers will keep your children occupied and entertained while mom and dad have a more adult-friendly form of entertainment.
While cruise weddings have unlimited options in terms of entertainment, the ship will stop at an amazing private island named Princess Cay. Here, you can stretch your limbs on the beach and venture onto the sandy shores. Enjoy a beach BBQ, water sports, snorkeling, parasailing, hammocks and a variety of other outdoor activities while docked. When you hop back onto the luxury accommodations, visit the comedy club for laughs with your new spouse and enjoy tasty drinks from one of the many bars.
Each passenger is given a daily schedule of events planned to take place for the evening. From rock-inspired concerts, to a western themed hoe down, everyone with an open attitude to new things will experience things they have never expected they would ever try. For single guests, singles events are planned for guests to find their perfect match on the water.
Enjoy the islands of St. Maarten, St. Thomas, and Grand Cayman in your own privacy with your new husband or wife. Plan your dream wedding while setting sail on the ocean and unite as one on the ocean rather than the land. Say your “I dos” and make it forever with a magical celebration, and experience the thrills and enjoyment wedding cruises have to offer for everyone.