Barnes Bay
P.O. Box 8028
West End, AI-2640 Anguilla
T: +1 264 497 7000
F: +1 264 497 7100
Reservations: + 1 800 578 0283 (from the U.S.)

    Frequently Asked Questions

     


    Getting Married in Anguilla

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    What are the marriage license requirement and process to get married in Anguilla?

    • Arrival three (3) business days prior to wedding day in order to process the license application at Court Registry.  
    • Both parties must present proof of citizenship from resident country.  Forms can be: Valid Passport or Birth Certificate along with photo ID such as valid driver’s license.
    • If divorced, an original or certified decree is required.
    • If widowed, the deceased spouse’s death certificate is required.  Document must be original or certified.
    • Two (2) witnesses are required for the ceremony.
    • Your dedicated Special Events Manager will personally escort and assist you with the marriage license application process, transportation to and from the Court Registrar’s Office
    • Cost:  $550




    Wedding Cost Fees and Vendors

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    What does a typical wedding cost at Viceroy Anguilla?

    Cost varies based on personal preferences and special requests of the bride and groom.  The wedding size and guests count will also determine the event cost.



    Is it less expensive to host a wedding in the summer or winter?

    Summer is traditionally thought of as low season in Anguilla.  We can offer more flexible conditions during that time depending on the date selected, amount of guests rooms needed and size of the event.



    Is there a service fee or sales tax?

    Viceroy Anguilla will apply a 20% service fee and 2% environmental fee to all food and beverage prices.  Food and beverage charges are not taxable.



    Do any rental fees apply?

    The Client is responsible for any rental charges on items needed for the event that are not property of Viceroy Anguilla. All rentals both available via Viceroy or through outside providers must be ordered through the Hotel Event Coordinator. Use of outside providers must be pre-approved by the Hotel three weeks in advance of the event.



    Do I need to provide a deposit to secure my date?

    To secure a date, a signed contract and non-refundable deposit is required. The deposit is typically 25% of the estimated value of the event. A full estimated prepayment of the event is due 60 days prior to the wedding date. A credit card will need to be on file to accommodate any overages on the day of the event.



    What additional fees may apply during my wedding?

    There are several fees associated with hosting an event at our facilities.  Fees might vary from event to event depending on specific event needs.

    ADDITIONAL FEES

    Bartender Fee (1 needed every 70 guests)

    Chef Attendant (Live Stations)

    Additional Servers

    Labor Fee for events over 5 hours

    Power Drop

    Engineering Drop

    Location Fee





    Planning and Logistics

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    Is there someone to assist us on our wedding day?

    Yes.  Your Event Manager will be on site to assist you on your special day.



    When do I need to let the hotel know exactly how many guests will be attending my event?

    The hotel must be notified of the exact number of guests attending a function at least 10 working days prior to the start of the event.  This will be considered the guarantee, for you will be charged, even if fewer guests attend the event.



    Can you recommend vendors that work with?

    Viceroy Anguilla will be more than happy to provide you with a list of recommended vendors.  



    Are non-native vendors allowed to work on my event?

    We will be happy to work with the vendors of your choice.  However, they must follow the rules and regulations established by the government of Anguilla.

    The island of Anguilla requires all non-native vendors to have a work permit in order to perform services in Anguilla.  It is the responsibility of the vendor to secure a work permit and any necessary paperwork prior to arrival.

    For more information, please visit:   http://www.gov.ai/labour.php/ or (264) 497 3511   



    Can I host my entire event outside?

    Viceroy Anguilla offers and wide and appealing selection of outdoor spaces.  For every outdoor function, a back up space is also secured in case on inclement weather.  



    Does the hotel offer a discounted guest room block?

    If you wish to reserve a block of rooms for your family and guests, please contact Jeylan Dutertre, jeylan.dutertre@viceroyanguilla.com who can provide you with availability and rates.

    The room minimum night commitment for a group rate is 10 rooms for three nights.



    What time does my event need to conclude?

    Outdoor events are subject to a curfew for amplified music.  Indoor venue curfews vary depending on the event and location.

    Bamboo, Aleta Restaurant, Aleta Pool Deck, Sunset Pool Deck, and Ocean Wood Deck

    Coba Restaurant

    Please consult your Sales and Event Manager for more details.



    Can my guests park at the hotel?

    Yes, valet parking is available.



    Can I have my photos taken at Viceroy Anguilla?

    Guests who are getting married at the hotel can have photos taken on property.  This right is reserved exclusively to couples hosting their wedding at Viceroy Anguilla.



    Is there someone to assist us on planning transportation and other activities?

    Yes. Whether you are looking for logistical assistance with transportation or activities (from beach bonfires, sailing, snorkeling or yachting), we have relationships with reliable and professional companies to fit all your wedding group needs.



    What airports are close by to the resort?

    1. Clayton Lloyd International Airport (AXA): 10 minutes from Viceroy. We can arrange transportation to and from the airport.
    2. Princess Juliana Airport, St. Maartin (SXM): 45 minutes via boat transfer; 10 minutes via air transfer from Viceroy.


    How do hotel deliveries work?

    Arrangements for delivery of packages should be made through the Wedding Coordinator. You must prepay all packages sent to the hotel and a storage fee may apply.





    Food and Beverage

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    Can food and beverage be brought in from the outside?

    The hotel must provide all food and beverage items. The sale and service of alcoholic beverages is regulated and Viceroy Anguilla is responsible for the administration of these regulations. It is the hotel’s policy that all alcoholic beverages must be provided by the hotel.



    Can I create a customized menu for the wedding reception?

    We will be happy to customize a menu based on your wishes and needs.

    Do you offer a menu tasting?

    We offer all our Brides the opportunity to experience our Chef’s unique food tasting 2 to 3 months prior to the wedding. Please schedule your tasting with your Event Manager.

    Please explain the food and beverage minimum.

    The food and beverage minimum is the least amount of money you are required to spend on a combination of food and beverage, excluding service charge and sales tax, but is not all you could spend. The food and beverage minimum is reached by selecting individually priced a la carte menu items to equal or exceed the required dollar figure. 

    The following examples would apply towards the food and beverage minimum: Hors D’Oeuvres, food display and carving stations, plated or buffet meal, wedding cake, dessert display stations, wine service with the meal, champagne toast, bar items, specialty beverage stations and non-alcoholic beverages. Centerpieces, upgraded linens/china/silverware, décor, and specialty lighting would not apply towards the food and beverage minimum.



    When do I need to finalize my menu?

    Food and beverage selections must be finalized and confirmed with your Event Manager a maximum of 6 to 8 weeks prior to the date of your wedding.



    Would the hotel provide the wedding cake?

    Yes, our Pastry Chef will be happy to customize the wedding cake of your dreams. A selection of cake flavors and fillings are available upon request.   Wedding cake design and flavor will determine the wedding cake cost.