The ultimate to-do-list for Brides

Your big day is supposed to be one of a kind and those magical islands of the Bahamas can give you just that! Home to the best resorts in the world, the combination of exotic wedding venues and locations with breathtaking, magnificent views, pure glistening waters, lush scenery and the lively Bahamian values, there’s probably no other place worldwide with such fine diversity. Though organizing a wedding is no mean feat, below are few helpful tips for the perfect destination wedding in the world’s most desired, charismatic country:

Getting the wedding dress OF YOUR dreams

With all eyes hooked to you, know the tone of your big day whilst choosing your enchanting wedding gown- going for a royal ballroom affair by the lush green gardens or an intimate romantic beach bash by the seas?  With so many lovely designs and cuts (tulle, organza, fit n flare, A-line, sheath, slits and so much more), go for something that brings out the bridal glow in you and flatters your assets like no other.

Take ideas from celebrity brides and look for a linking theme- is everyone donning something voluminous? Lacy? Embellished with open backs? Choose something that truly defines ‘perfection’ for you and is true to your size.

Being confident is of utmost important girlies- as long as you’re donning something that lets you float away on the dance floor easily, brings out the best in you and is enticing enough to have  your photographer click your most precious moments with real charm, you can pull off just about any panache style and design. 


Once you’re done with your charismatic wedding gown, now starts the hunt for the flawless bridesmaid dresses. Ask them about the cuts and styles that complement them the most and work around those according to your budget. Remember to play off color schemes, venue and season,

Having your wedding a rustic vineyard decorated with luxurious burgundy décor? Hot pink bridesmaid dresses are your best bet then. Rich hues like emerald and marsala work perfect for the fall whilst lighter colors like lavender and mint are flawless for spring. 

You can also pick colors from darker to lighter tones for a vivacious and so contemporary and feel. Or maybe go for an all-white theme with swish fresh flower tiaras for something that’s so sweet and elegant.


Whatever option you choose, most venues in the Bahamas offer their very own catering, photography, floral, seating arrangement, decoration and room/outdoor location’s set-up/packages for your reception as well as an event planner to cater to all your needs. If your venue does not do so or you do not wish to take those offers, it’s advisable to go for professional expertise and hire a wedding organizer to make your day even more memorable.


Discuss various themes with your event planner and close family members and go for something that means special to the couple. With All awe-inspiring views, vibrant sceneries and views, having fresh blooming flowers with a pop of colors for decor (different flowers come with different symbolic meanings so choose something that speaks your heart out) alongside a scrumptious, intricate multiple tiered cake is the perfect match for a destination wedding in the Bahamas, making it even more romantic.

Furthermore, make sure you list ticks all these boxes:

  • Test your complete look by trying on the full ensemble including shoes and jewelry. practice walking down the aisle
  • Follow a good diet (maintain a healthy diet plan and drink loads of water for the perfect skin) and have a proper skincare regimen (get your mani pedis done, include bi-monthly salon facials once the date finalizes). This is important for to look all-the-more fabulous and your makeup to settle in.
  • Give your hair and makeup team vendors and caterers a quick call a few days before the wedding to confirm their time of arrival.
  • Have a final meeting with your wedding planner or co-coordinator a week before your special day to go over any last minute stuff.
  • Print out some cute place cards and labels for the tables. Finalize your seating arrangement beforehand.
  • Give your final shot list to your photographer and add a luxe selfie spot or booth for added glamour.
  • Put together a sassy list of party and dance songs for a memorable evening that’s full of laughter and joy.
  • Check with whoever’s giving the special couple a big toast and is reading out a little something passionate and let them know the most suitable time for this.
  • We love customized wedding vows that’re written by you and your better half as those are filled with so much enchanting and compassion feels. Practice them in front of a mirror out loud till you feel composed.
  • Get your post wedding day escape route planned (have your car adorned with nice ribbons and flowers for a heavenly experience and an exclusive logo of the bride and groom’s names.
  • Also, don’t forget to check on your wedding license

Hope this piece was useful and prepared you to take well-informed decisions for your once-in-a-lifetime event in the Bahamas.

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