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Affordable 2016 Turks & Caicos Wedding and Romance Packages

The Sands at Grace Bay has unveiled its 2016 Turks and Caicos wedding and romance packages for couples seeking an affordable yet luxurious beach wedding, honeymoon or romantic getaway in one of the Caribbean’s most sought after vacation destinations of Providenciales, Turks & Caicos – named the #1 Island In The World by TripAdvisor’s 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards. These packages conveniently allow couples to customize the details of their stay, by selecting their accommodation type, length of stay and time of visit – based on their desired preferences and budget – to turn their dream Turks & Caicos wedding or vacation into a reality. This top-rated resort continues to receive 5-star reviews from couples on leading travel review and rating sites including TripAdvisor and the wedding planning site, which gave the resort a “2015 Couples Choice Award” for consistently receiving positive reviews in the areas of service, value, flexibility, and professionalism.


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The Sands’ two romance packages feature special touches such as couples massages, sunset beach cruises and more. Regardless of which package is selected, couples will find it easy to fall in love all over again while taking quiet strolls along the resort’s pristine stretch of Grace Bay Beach, enjoying romantic candle-lit dinners on the Hemingway’s dune deck, and relaxing together in The Sands’ elegant and spacious suites that feature oversized balconies and all the comforts of home. The following are The Sands’ 2016 Romance Package inclusions:

Fall in Love Again Package: $750 Per Couple

  • Chilled bottle of sparkling wine in room upon arrival
  • 70 Minute Swedish Massage For Two
  • Couples Sunset Cruise

Lasting Love Romance Package: $1,350 Per Couple

  • Chilled bottle of sparkling wine in room upon arrival
  • Fresh Flowers & Strawberries in room upon arrival
  • His & Her Spa Treatments For Two including:
    • 70 Minute Swedish Massage
    • Full Scalp Massage
    • Mini Reflexology
  • Couples Sunset Cruise
  • Couples Beach & Snorkel Cruise: a scenic excursion for two that includes a boat tour of Providenciales’ secluded Cays and snorkeling along the island’s top-rated coral reefs
  • Roundtrip Airport Transfers


The resort’s 2016 beach wedding packages, both under $5,000, provide couples with the basic elements for an intimate Grace Bay Beach wedding ceremony for up to ten people with the ability to invite additional wedding guests for a nominal per person charge. These packages may be enhanced with optional wedding day “extras” – a variety of special add-on services offered from island vendors that include a tented beach barbecue and bonfire, local entertainment & island musicians, flowers, fireworks, hair and makeup services and much more. The following are inclusions for The Sands’ 2016 beach wedding packages:

“Let’s Say I Do”: $1,895 Per Couple

  • On-Site Event Assistance
  • Assistance to Obtain Marriage License and Marital Paperwork
  • Officiant for Wedding Ceremony
  • Witness, if needed
  • Bridal Bouquet and Groom’s Boutonniere
  • Wedding Cake (serves 10 people)
  • 10 Complimentary Wedding Chairs adorned with chair covers
  • iPod Docking Station
  • 4 Pole Beach Wedding Arch with White Sheer cloth
  • Special Welcome Amenity
  • Special Turndown Service on Night of Wedding

“Let’s Go For It”: $4,750 Per Couple

*The “Let’s Go For It” package includes all of the offerings from the “Let’s Say I Do” package, with the following additions:

  • Brilliant by Tropical Imaging Photograph Package, which includes:
    • A 2-hour shoot
    • Beautiful 10×10 Turks & Caicos book with 30 pages
    • All Digital Files
  • Spa Tropique’s “I Do” Bride & Groom Spa Package that includes the following His & Her Treatments:
    • 70-Minute Swedish Massages
    • Delicious Full-Scalp Massages
    • Fabulous Foot Massages

In addition to the resort’s affordable rates and luxurious studio and suite accommodations along Grace Bay Beach, couples also benefit from the following added-value amenities during their stay: complimentary use of watersports equipment – including kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, snorkel gear and Hobie Cats; bicycles for island exploration; a Tuesday Manager’s cocktail party; three free-form swimming pools, a tennis/basketball court, and more.

The 2016 wedding and romance package rates exclude the price of room accommodations, resort taxes and service charges. The wedding package prices are based on a 10 person wedding: for each additional wedding guest (up to 20 persons) an additional $25 per person charge will be applied to the total package price and for groups over 20, customized package pricing will apply. For more info, visit:Turks & Caicos Packages.

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Where to Plan Your Destination Wedding at The Sands at Grace Bay

We offer three incredible locations for couples to select from when choosing where to wed on our Turks & Caicos oceanfront property, location on world-famous Grace Bay Beach. Here are 3 vistas that couples may consider, when planning their destination wedding at The Sands at Grace Bay:

  1. Grace Bay Beach: The Sands at Grace Bay is idyllically situated along a pristine stretch of Grace Bay Beach, and the resort boasts one of the island’s most affordable beach wedding packages for our world-famous Providenciales beach location. Experience the essence of the Caribbean as you say your vows on a powdery white sand beach overlooking turquoise waters while bathed in cooling tropical trade winds. Grace Bay Beach provides couples with the perfect ocean setting and unmatched beauty for nuptials. This location can accommodate up to 40 persons.
  1. Tropical Poolside Gazebo: Our charming poolside gazebo offers breathtaking views of our tropically landscaped pools and patio, with the beach and ocean just steps away. Perfect for an intimate wedding ceremony, this romantic island setting can accommodate up to 20 guests. Enjoy ocean breezes, and lush tropical gardens surrounding our poolside gazebo setting.
  1. Hemingway’s Beachfront Deck: On the spacious beachfront deck of the island’s award-winning Hemingway’s Restaurant, you and your guests will be captivated by a picture perfect sunset kissing the hills of Northwest Point. The moonlight glittering on the water will continue to light up your special night, as you celebrate into the evening. Spectacular ocean, Grace Bay Beach and lit pool views will be experienced from our on-site restaurant, which can accommodate groups of up to 40 persons.

For more information on our affordable beach wedding ceremony packages and for our free Turks & Caicos wedding information guide, visit:

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An Extraordinary Turks and Caicos Wedding… In The Rain

We had the pleasure of recently hosting the wedding of Lisa & Kevin Owens. Their wedding day was far from ordinary – in fact, it was extraordinary.

On the day of their Grace Bay Beach wedding ceremony that was held at our resort, it was a picture perfect day here in Turks & Caicos complete with sunny and clear skies.

As the beach ceremony began, the weather took a sudden turn for the worse and the skies opened to pouring rain – not something that the bride and groom had ever expected would happen during their beautiful beach wedding ceremony. However, Lisa and Kevin were as determined as ever to say their “I Do’s” even in the midst of the pouring rain. Our resort staff worked quickly to provide umbrellas and beach towels to the soaked wedding guests, while the ceremony continued.

While most couples fear rain on their wedding day, Lisa and Kevin’s positive outlook, humor and extraordinarily memorable wedding experience that they graciously shared with us below, will hopefully reduce the fears of unexpected weather to future brides and grooms who are worried that rain may damper their special day:

“Lidra Barranco at The Sands was my contact for planning the wedding ceremony (and Ri-ann helped her to execute everything the day of the wedding). She was very helpful and responsive to my 8 months-worth of email communications to her. The ceremony package we had through The Sands included the officiant & marriage documents, the beach arch, chairs with white covers, bouquets & boutonnieres for our wedding party, a steel drum player, and the wedding cake – which meant less planning for me! They handled all the details! The ceremony was set up on the far side of Grace Bay beach at The Sands where the huts ended. Everything looked beautiful and went smoothly, until the skies opened up out of nowhere and it started pouring, soaking everyone. The staff provided umbrellas and towels as quickly as they could to try to dry people off. The ceremony kept going – we all had some good laughs – and we envision the pictures will be pretty entertaining!

All in all, our wedding day was perfect and we couldn’t be happier with how everything turned out. We heard a ton of “best wedding ever” and “best trip ever” comments from our guests, which made us so happy since everyone had traveled so far to celebrate with us. It was slightly nerve-wracking planning a destination wedding sight unseen, having never been to the island before, and not using a hired wedding planner. Meeting with all of the vendors/staff the week leading up to the wedding put my nerves at ease – they know what they are doing and they are great at it!

Thank you, Sands, for a wonderful wedding ceremony, honeymoon, and memories that will last forever. We can’t wait to return to the island and hopefully see some of the wonderful people we met again.”
– Lisa & Kevin Owens

In the end, Lisa and Kevin enjoyed a beautiful rainbow as the tropical Turks & Caicos rainstorm subsided following their wet wedding ceremony. They still made memories of a lifetime and have taken away incredible photos and stories from their beach wedding ceremony – that was filled with lots of laughter and love.


















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10 Things You Should Know For Your Turks & Caicos Wedding

The Sands at Grace Bay is thrilled to host brides and grooms from around the world, who come to Providenciales to vow a lifetime together along the world’s most pristine Grace Bay Beach.

For those interested in a destination wedding at The Sands at Grace Bay or in the beautiful Turks & Caicos Islands, 10 legal requirements are as follows:

1 You must be in the Country for a minimum of three business days.

2 If you are living in TCI, you will require a certified Copy of Legal Status.

3 Copies of your Birth Certificates and Passports notarized by a Notary or signed by a Justice of the Peace.

4 If single – a search of the Registry in the Country/State where the person lives, stating that there is no record of a previous marriage or a sworn affidavit from the Registrar’s Office in the country where you reside validating your marital status. This also requires a notarized TCI Affidavit.

5 If one of the parties is divorced, then proof of “Divorce Decree Absolute” is required, either the original or notarized copy, sealed by the Clerk of the Court.

6 In the case of a widow/widower, a certified copy of the Death Certificate and certified copy of the Marriage Certificate verifying the marriage between the deceased spouse and declarant.

7 If the declarant is under 21 years of age but over the age of 16, a certified consent from both parents in writing allowing the marriage is required.

8 Any Passports or documentation written in any language other than English should be translated in advance and notarized by the applicable consulate.

9 You will need to supply a copy of the TCI Immigration Arrival and Departure Form. You will receive this upon entering Turks and Caicos. This will need to be notarized

10 Application for a Marriage License Form and Declarant Application Form are to be hand written by the couple upon arrival and signed with the Marriage Officiate.

You should also plan on meeting with the ceremony officiate two business days in advance of the ceremony to complete all of the legal documentation. Marriage licenses are issued at the office of the Registrar in Providenciales, which is open to the public Monday through Friday between 9:30am – 4:30pm.

For more information on getting married in tropical Turks & Caicos or at The Sands at Grace Bay, contact us today so we may assist you with this exciting time in your life! Information on our affordable Turks & Caicos intimate beach wedding package can be found here: