Say “I Do” at Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas

The “Epic for Everyone” resort is a wonderful locale for destination weddings.

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Couples desiring a gorgeous setting for their destination wedding or honeymoon will fall in love with Atlantis, Paradise Island. The recently updated resort is set along five miles of pristine white-sand beaches and brimming with Bahamian culture, boasting ultra-luxe accommodations that offer all the comforts of home. With something to do for guests of all ages and interests, Atlantis is truly “Epic for Everyone” making it the ideal place to host an unforgettable destination wedding in the Caribbean.

With over 15 ceremony and reception venue options to choose from, the picturesque property provides beautiful locations for couples – from an intimate vow exchange on the sand to a grand ballroom reception complete with scenic ocean views. A dedicated on-property wedding and event specialist will ensure each couple’s special day is exactly what they’ve envisioned.

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Many modern-day brides and grooms hosting destination fêtes hope to present their guests with personalized details that honor their wedding location. The resort invites couples and their loved ones to embark on a cultural journey throughout the celebration. Authentic Bahamian cocktail and reception menus – including fresh conch salad stations, signature libations, and farm-to-table gelato – have been crafted by renowned local chef Wayne Moncur, creator of Sun & Ice at Atlantis, to ensure delectable fare for your nuptials.

Pairs who desire a brand-new wedding venue will love Ocean’s Edge, Atlantis’ recently unveiled space located steps away from the resort’s all-suite tower, The Cove. The breathtaking, multi-functional site is perched atop a white-sand dune overlooking the sea and features a private beach deck with stunning ocean views, a lawn manicured with lush landscaping and tropical palms, and an indoor pavilion that can be transformed into a chapel, cocktail-hour area, or after-party location.

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Depending on the desired formality and theme of your wedding, packages range from $2,400 for the “Renewed Love” event to $28,900 for the “Love Your Life” celebration that includes five-night accommodations in a deluxe ocean-view suite, entertainment, floral décor, photography and videography services, a couples massage at Mandara Spa, a three-night stay at the resort for your anniversary, and much more. The Love at Atlantis team also offers seamless customized wedding experiences to plan your nuptials.

Honeymooners and wedding attendees will never have to leave the property due to the plethora of activity offerings, a marine habitat and waterpark, more than 20 swimming areas and 11 pools, the award-winning Mandara Spa, a world-class casino, a Tom Weiskopf-designed Ocean Club Golf Course, and 21 restaurants as well as 19 bars and lounges. The Cove’s recent relaunch set forth a partnership with well-known culinary masters José Andrés, a Michelin-starred chef and expert diver, and Julie Lightbourn of Harbour Island’s iconic Sip Sip restaurant.

Lovers of fresh seafood will enjoy José Andrés’ Fish restaurant, presenting a premium selection of responsibly sourced seafood with a creative Bahamian twist. Guests craving Caribbean-Mediterranean cuisine will love Julie Lightbourn’s casual beachside-chic dishes at Paradise Island’s own Sip Sip eatery, including a signature lobster quesadilla and fresh conch salad. Both restaurants’ culinary teams can also work with the resort’s catering division to bring these tasty Bahamian dishes to your seaside soirée.

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It’s easier than one might think to get married in The Bahamas, and couples wanting to say “I do” amidst the warm air, cool breeze, and turquoise waters of the island will fall in love with Atlantis’ perfect marriage of classic elegance and island authenticity. For more information regarding weddings at Atlantis, Paradise Island, visit To speak with a wedding specialist, call 888.528.9758 and visit for more information and photo galleries.

Authored by: Kelcy Christy