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Leave behind the headaches of churches and pastors when you plan your wedding in Jamaica.

General Wedding Policies

The couple and 80% of their guests must stay at the same resort where the wedding will be performed. Only 20% of the total group can stay at another hotel chain. 
Wedding guests who are not staying at the resort must purchase a Day Pass with a cost of $100.00 USD* per Adult & $50.00 USD* per kid (4 to 12 years old) plus ceremony & dinner costs.
 
Wedding Couple must respect the arrival date, they have to arrive at two (2) full business days in order to perform any type of ceremony in Jamaica (Not counting the arrival date, Sunday or National Holidays). Weddings are not performed on Sunday & National holidays. 

Confirmed weddings cancelled within a month of the ceremony date or upon arrival to the hotel will be charged a cancellation fee of $250.00 USD*. 

Maximum capacity of the Riu Palace Tropical Bay: 80 people

IMPORTANT: The resort is able to provide the services of a photographer, videographer, decorator, florist, DJ, entertainer etc. Should you decide to source these services on your own, please consider that a vendor fee of $500.00 USD* for each photographer and videographer will apply and $350.00 USD* each for all other vendors. Additionally, there will be a cost of $90.00 USD* per person for each additional person that each vendor brings.

*Prices subject to change without prior notice.


**Name Changes: Names in a wedding confirmation submited through a third-party person and/or travel agents are not eligible for any changes. Please contact your assigned Wedding Reservations Executive or weddings@riu.com for assistance.

Documentation

For Civil/Legal:


-Notarized copies of Birth Certificate 

-Notarized copies of Valid passports or driver's license. 
-Notarized copies of divorce papers (if apply)
-Notarized copies of death certificate (if apply)
-Notarized documents stating name changes (if apply)
-Notarized, written parental consents (if couple is under 21 years old)

* All The documents must be received by the hotel in English language,  60 days prior to the wedding date (Failure to meet this requirement the legal wedding can not take place)


Renewal of Vows:

These ceremonies are a blessing, however, in Jamaica, you need to send us a scanned copy of the Marriage Certificate no later than 15 days prior to arrival.
Please send the document to mice01.neg@riu.com
Attention: MICE DEPARTMENT


Symbolic Ceremony

For a Symbolic Ceremony is mandatory for the Couple to sign a disclaimer so they are aware about this Ceremony will not be legally recognized, in order to obtain the disclaimer please contact your Weddings Reservations Executive at: weddings04.cun@riu.com

    Marriage certificate

    • Civil Marriage Certificate: The marriage certificate will be issued in English Language and will be send to the couple from two to four months after the wedding date. We suggest, that once you have received the Original Marriage Certificate you should take it to your City Hall or Registry's Office to let your government know about your legal status.
    • Important: As each country has specific requirements, we recommend you to contact your respective Embassy or Consulate prior your travel in order to get the complete information regarding the procedure that you have to follow in order to legalize your Marriage Certificate in your country due sometimes an apostille it's required.  If you need your marriage certificate with an apostille, please note that you will need to cover the amount for this service prior to your departure. * Riu Hotels and Resorts is not responsible of this legal procedure.
    • Renewal of Vows Certificate: The couple will receive a symbolic marriage certificate without international legal value on the wedding day.
      Renewal of vows document is legally recognized in Jamaica.
    • Important: All weddings at Riu properties in Jamaica are subject to mandatory payment of Judge/Minister and documentation fees which is established by the local government, this payment will be made at the reception of the Riu Hotel where the wedding will be performed, this applies even if you're traveling with a Minister of your own, as this is established by law in Jamaica. All Riu wedding packages prices are pre-established therefore can not be modified or waived.

    FREE PACKAGE PROMO 2016 

    If you're staying at Riu Palace Tropical Bay, Negril from May 1st to December 23rd 2016 you entitle to apply for the Free Package!

    Please request more information by email at: weddings@riu.com 
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      Services

      • Room service 24 hours a day
      • "Negril" restaurant
      • "Krystal" Fusion restaurant
      • "Rimini" Italian restaurant
      • "Hakuchi" Japanese restaurant
      • "Bloody Bay" poolside restaurant / Steakhouse
      • "Reggae" lounge bar
      • "Cubano" lobby bar
      • "Plaza" Bar
      • "The Sun" poolside bar with swim-up bar
      • Two swimming pools (290 m² each), one with whirlpool bath

      • Children's swimming pool (9 m²)
      • Free sun loungers, towels and parasols by pool
      • Sun terrace
      • Children's playground on beach
      • "Renova Spa" with a variety of beauty treatments, massages, etc. (additional charge)
      • Free gym, sauna and whirlpool bath
      • Use of the gym, whirlpool bath and sauna is restricted to guests over 18 years old. Sports shoes are compulsory when using the gym
      • Games room with slot machines
      • 2 shops
      • Use of computers with Internet access (additional charge)
      • Free WiFi throughout hotel
      • Under Jamaican legislation smoking is not permitted in the hotel except in designated areas.

      Rooms
      • 416 guest rooms
      • All guest rooms have:
      • Turndown service
      • Bathroom
      • Hairdryer
      • 110 V
      • Telephone
      • Free WiFi
      • Central air conditioning
      • Fan
      • Minibar
      • Liquor dispenser
      • Coffee maker
      • Satellite TV (flat screen)
      • Electronic in-room safe
      • Iron and ironing board
      • Balcony or terrace
      • Double rooms with:
      • 1 king-size bed (200 x 200 cm)
      • Junior suites with:
      • Integrated lounge area with sofa or sofa bed
      • 2 beds (125 x 200 cm) or 1 king-size bed (200 x 200 cm)
      • Adjoining rooms available
      • Junior suites with garden view with 2 beds of 125 x 200 cm
      • Rooms with sea views available
      • Suites with:
      • 1 king-size bed (200 x 200 cm)
      • Bathroom with hydromassage bathtub and shower cabin
      • Integrated lounge area with 2 steps between levels, with sofa
      Gastronomy
      • All Inclusive 24 hours
      • All meals and snacks
      • Breakfast:
      • Varied buffet and live cooking stations, fruits, juices and Cava
      • Lunch:
      • Hot and cold buffet and live cooking stations
      • Pizzas, pasta, salads and assorted desserts
      • Jerk (traditional Jamaican barbecue) station (6 times a week)
      • Dinner:
      • Buffets and live cooking stations
      • Special evenings: themed buffets (three times a week)
      • Optional dining:
      • "Rimini" Italian restaurant (à la carte; buffet starters)
      • À la carte:
      • "Krystal" Fusion restaurant
      • "Bloody Bay" Steakhouse
      • "Hakuchi" Japanese restaurant
      • Formal dress required for dinner. Main restaurant: gentlemen – no sleeveless T-shirts. Theme restaurants: gentlemen – no sleeveless T-shirts, long trousers.
      • Snacks 24 hours a day
      • Lunch and snacks: a free choice from a selection of restaurants at Riu Palace Tropical Bay and ClubHotel Riu Negril
      • Beverages:
      • Unlimited local and imported beverages 24 hours a day
      • Drinks service at pool
      • Access to all bars at Riu Palace Tropical Bay and ClubHotel Riu Negril
      • Regularly restocked minibar and liquor dispenser
      • Room service 24 hours a day
      Sport
      • All Inclusive features
      • Sports and activities:
      • Gym, workout, volleyball court
      • Sauna, whirlpool bath
      • 2 floodlit hard surface tennis courts
      • Windsurfing, sailing, snorkelling equipment, kayaking, body boarding
      • 1 introductory scuba diving lesson in pool
      • Entertainment:
      • Daytime entertainment programme for children ages 4 to 12 (daily)
      • Daytime entertainment programme for adults (daily)
      • Shows, Riu evening programme or live music (daily)
      • Other sports and facilities nearby (additional charge):
      • Various water sports available
      • Golf course
      • The RIU Group has no direct or indirect relationship with external services (especially PARASAILING) and does not assume any liability for them, any contract between them being the exclusive responsibility of the clients themselves.
      All Inclusive
      • All meals and snacks:
      • Breakfast:
      • Varied buffet and live cooking stations, fruits, juices and Cava
      • Lunch:
      • Hot and cold buffet and live cooking stations
      • Pizzas, pasta, salads and assorted desserts
      • Jerk (traditional Jamaican barbecue) station (6 times a week)
      • Dinner:
      • Buffets and live cooking stations
      • Special evenings: themed buffets (three times a week)
      • Optional dining:
      • "Rimini" Italian restaurant (à la carte; buffet starters)
      • À la carte:
      • "Krystal" Fusion restaurant
      • "Bloody Bay" Steakhouse
      • "Hakuchi" Japanese restaurant
      • Formal dress required for dinner. Main restaurant: gentlemen – no sleeveless T-shirts. Theme restaurants: gentlemen – no sleeveless T-shirts, long trousers.
      • Snacks 24 hours a day
      • Lunch and snacks: a free choice from a selection of restaurants at Riu Palace Tropical Bay and ClubHotel Riu Negril
      • Beverages:
      • Unlimited local and imported beverages 24 hours a day
      • Drinks service at pool
      • Access to all bars at Riu Palace Tropical Bay and ClubHotel Riu Negril
      • Regularly restocked minibar and liquor dispenser
      • Room service 24 hours a day
      • In-room safe
      • Sports and activities:
      • Gym, workout, volleyball court
      • Sauna, whirlpool bath
      • 2 floodlit hard surface tennis courts
      • Windsurfing, sailing, snorkelling equipment, kayaking, body board
      • 1 introductory scuba diving lesson in pool
      • Entertainment:
      • Daytime entertainment programme for adults (daily)
      • Daytime entertainment programme for children ages 4 to 12 (daily)
      • Shows, Riu evening programme or live music (daily)
      • All accommodation, taxes and tips included
      • All hotel guests are required to wear an "All Inclusive" wristband for identification purposes
      Map and location
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      Norman Manley Boulevard
      Bloody Bay Beach - Negril -
      Tel: (+187) 695 759 00

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