Aruba Wedding Planning

An Aruba Wedding

Exceptional hospitality and service are offered by the Aruban people. This is a perfect backdrop for your dream wedding. This modern island has pristine beaches, desert landscapes, caves, historic ruins, and breathtaking hilltops. The natural beauty of Aruba is both calm and welcoming. 

Aruba’s beautiful beaches offer many activities, providing something for all your guests to do. Calm crystalline waters and white powdery sand create the perfect, sun-dipped retreat. Brilliant sunsets and Aruba’s urban entertainment creates a nighttime atmosphere that is exciting and memorable. You’ll want to bring your dancing shoes!

While you are in Aruba, you can discover some of the island’s unique attractions such as the mysterious caves, gold mine ruins, the Aloe Vera farms, and natural rock bridges. Aruba is a fantastic choice for those looking to get married, renew wedding vows, celebrate an anniversary, or just have a luxurious vacation in paradise.

The Butterfly Farm

Imagine walking through a lush tropical rain forest amidst flowers and trees, ponds and a trickling waterfall with butterflies flying overhead and all around you in their own natural paradise. Destination wedding dreams come true at The Butterfly Farm.

De Palm Island

Want an all-inclusive wedding? De Palm Island is Aruba’s only all-inclusive destination. You and your wedding guests will enjoy all-inclusive food & beverage, snorkel tours, a water park, unlimited banana boat rides, beach activities, salsa lessons and more. Upgrades to Sea Trek (Underwater Helmet Walk), SNUBA or a massage are also available. 

Jane Sea

Large green morays and spiny lobsters will welcome divers at this 250-foot shipwreck sitting upright in 80 feet of water, which is considered one of Aruba’s best reef dives.


Looking for a wedding or honeymoon adventure? Climb Hooiberg, Aruba’s famous mountain located at the center of the island. Views from its 541-foot peak extend as far as Venezuela on a clear day.

A U.S. passport valid for the duration of your stay;

A completed Embarkation and Disembarkation Card (ED-Card);

A return or onward ticket.

Proof of sufficient funds to cover your accommodations and food expenses during your stay.

Marriage Requirements
Civil marriages must take place at the Civil Town House. Wedding ceremonies in Aruba can take place in the late morning or early afternoon on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays. Saturdays are also available in the late mornings for an additional cost. Application must be submitted one month prior to wedding date.

Certified copies of birth certificates
Government issued photo ID
A single status report
2nd Weddings: Proof of divorce or death certificate is required

The registrar’s office should be contacted for specific rules regarding planning your destination or beach wedding in Aruba. They will also provide information regarding marriage licenses and marriage certificates.

Notice Period: 1 month
Residency Period: None
Waiting Period: 1 day to approve all documents prior to wedding date
Language: English

Fees (US Dollars)


Dutch and the local language of Papiamento are the official languages of Aruba, but most Arubans speak a minimum of four languages, including English and Spanish.


Aruba’s currency is the florin denoted by the letters ‘Awg.’ but also widely known as ‘Afl.’ The Aruban florin is divided into 100 cents and there are coins of 5, 10, 25, 50 cents, 1 florin (100 cents) as well as the 5 florin coin.

For American tourists, the best currency to use in Aruba will be the US dollar, but carrying florin with you if you leave the popular tourist areas is a good idea since some local businesses in those areas may not have US dollars to exchange, or may be unfamiliar with correct exchange rates.

Top 3 Reasons to Work With Us


#1 Access to Intimate, Secluded Destinations

No crowded resorts or loud crowds here. We have access to some of the most romantic, secluded and private venues around the world. Your wedding can remain focused on you with an intimate, personal venue. 


#2 Budget-Saving Tips

Did you know that working with a wedding planner can actually save you money? We are experts in finding creative ways to open up additional budget and get you big savings through relationships with vendors, venues and travel agents. We also offer an easy payment plan because we know that having time to save for wedding expenses is important.

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#3 Less Stress

Our wedding planners live and work in the destinations we serve, so you can rest assured knowing someone is on-site and working closely with the best, trusted local vendors to get you that perfect wedding. We speak the native language so nothing is lost in translation. Our experts plan for every little detail so that you don't have to! You can sit back, relax, and enjoy your wedding day, done your way. 🙂

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