Where does your wedding takes place?
You magical moment takes place on our beautiful stretch of white sandy beach, while the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea offers a stunning backdrop.
How many weddings do you do in one day?
One, which would be only yours! In other words, you have our full attention for your entire special day.
Is my wedding legal in the country where I reside?
YES, your marriage is a legally binding marriage. You should inquire with your local government regarding name change procedures etc.
When will we receive the marriage certificate?
Usually within 3-4 weeks by mail.
What are the different types of ceremonies I can choose from for my wedding?
A non denominational minister customarily presides over our wedding ceremonies but if you wish to inquire about having a non religious ceremony (justice of the peace) or a religious ceremony please consult with our onsite wedding planner.
What are the requirement for witnesses?
Two witnesses are required for all ceremonies. If you are traveling alone and cannot arrange witnesses, we would be more than willing to assist.
What is the minimum and maximum size of a wedding?
We specialize is small destination weddings from intimate elopements to full blown weddings up the 45. We can also host slightly larger groups with the condition that the entire resort is booked and we can also assist in placement of the overflow in other resorts.
How do I begin to plan my wedding at Portofino Beach Resort?
We suggest that you begin by looking at our standard wedding package available, after which time, we welcome you to contact us via email@example.com. * Because we are a small personalized resort, any special requests are always welcome!
Who will assist me with my wedding details before I arrive?
At Portofino Beach Resort, we have our on site wedding coordinator who will be more than welcome assisting you with your wedding specifications.
Who will assist me with my wedding once I arrive?
Once you arrived in paradise, our wedding coordinator will be welcoming you here at the resort. Whether you are looking for a private, intimate, beachfront wedding ceremony or a family affair, our dedicated onsite wedding planner and creative team will help you plan and coordinate every detail of your beach wedding and turn your dreams into reality.
How much time would we need to reserve our wedding in advance?
Traditionally, couples book their weddings at Portofino Beach Resort a year in advance. However, we can plan a wedding in a relatively short period of time depending on how elaborate you wish the ceremony to be.
Do you have a wedding or honeymoon suite?
Portofino Beach Resort offers one, very special, Honeymoon Suite featuring romantic luxury decor including an Emperor bed, special bathroom and furnishings fit for a King and Queen. Please see our honeymoon package for more information.
We have noticed you have a standard minimum stay requirement on certain periods during the year. Is this a hard and fast rule?
Yes, we are very keen on the minimum stay requirement. Weddings are not available during our Peak Season (December 22-January 5th).
What time of the day do most weddings occur?
Customarily, ceremonies commence no later than at 4:00 pm. This time is optimum for a combination of favorable sunlight and temperature and the sunset which occurs just over the ocean behind our resort. It also allows ample time for cocktail immediately after followed by dinner at 6:00pm.
May I marry at Portofino Beach Resort utilizing another wedding planner?
To ensure the quality and timeliness of your experience at our resort we recommend that planning and execution of the planning is done by our onsite wedding planner. However, if you choose to have another wedding planner, you will still be required to pay the basic package fee and Portofino cannot be held responsible for any setbacks should they occur.
Do you require a down payment? How much and when is the balance due?
Yes, we do require a 50% non refundable deposit to hold the date for your wedding as we will be turning down any other requests. The final balance for our services is due 30 days prior to your arrival date.
How do I reserve my room at Portofino Beach Resort?
You may reserve through our website at our secure real time reservation system. To interact with our reservations department, please complete our online reservations form. Our reservations department will reply within one business day.