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10 Must-Haves for Your Jamaica Wedding Welcome Bags

Updated: Jan 24

As you plan your dream destination wedding on the stunning shores of Jamaica, there's one delightful detail that should not be overlooked: the welcome bags.


These swag-filled treasures are more than just a token of appreciation for your guests; they are a taste of the island's rich culture and a reflection of your love story.


In this blog post, we unveil the top 10 must-haves for your Jamaican wedding welcome bags, ensuring that your guests feel the warmth, excitement and genuine spirit of Jamaica from the moment they arrive.


What to put in welcome bags for destination wedding?


rum wedding favour with picture of couple names and wedding date

1. Jamaican Rum

Which wedding favor never gets left behind? Jamaican Rum! This delightful spirit is a staple of Jamaican culture and a symbol of celebration and joy. Whether you choose white or dark rum, you can't go wrong when you add a personalized label with your names and wedding date. It's the perfect way to start the festivities and get your guests into the island spirit.

2. Rum Cake

Treat your guests to a taste of Jamaica with a mouthwatering rum cake. Made with Jamaican rum, this delectable dessert is rich, moist, and bursting with flavor. It's a delightful treat that will leave your guests craving for more.


image with text Welcome Your Guests with Authentic Jamaican Bags and Favors!

3. Water

Staying hydrated is crucial, especially in the warm Jamaican climate. Include a bottle of water in each welcome bag to ensure your guests stay refreshed.

white wedding gift box with pink bow

4. Local Snacks and Sweet Treats

Introduce your guests to the delicious flavours of Jamaica by including a variety of local snacks and sweet treats in their welcome bags. From plantain chips to coconut drops, there's an array of delectable options to choose from.


5. Sunscreen

Protecting your skin from the tropical sun is essential, especially if you're planning outdoor activities or beachside ceremonies. Include travel-sized bottles of sunscreen in your welcome bags, along with a friendly reminder to apply it regularly.


6. Jerk Sauce/Jerk Seasoning

Jamaican cuisine is renowned for its bold and spicy flavors, and jerk seasoning is at the heart of it. Including a small jar of jerk sauce or jerk seasoning in your welcome bags will allow your guests to add an authentic taste of Jamaica to their meals when they return home.

2oz jerk sauce wedding favour bottle with white ribbon

7. Blue Mountain Coffee

Jamaica is famous for its exceptional Blue Mountain coffee, known for its rich aroma and smooth taste. Treat your guests to a true Jamaican coffee experience by including a small bag of this gourmet coffee in their welcome bags.


8. Sparklers

Add a touch of magic and excitement to your wedding festivities by including sparklers in your welcome bags. Sparklers are a fun and visually stunning way to celebrate your special day and they make for fantastic photo opportunities.


9. Red Stripe Beer

No Jamaican celebration is complete without an icy cold can of Red Stripe beer. This iconic Jamaican brew is synonymous with relaxation and good times.


jamaican wedding itinerary

10. Wedding Itinerary

Last but not least, include a wedding itinerary in the welcome bags. This detailed schedule of events ensures your guests know what to expect and can plan their time accordingly. It helps them navigate the celebrations smoothly, ensuring they don't miss any of the memorable moments you have planned.


Ready to curate the perfect wedding welcome bags for your special day?


We're here to help! We specialize in curating unique and personalized wedding favors that reflect the essence of Jamaica.


Whether you're looking for Jamaican rum with customized labels, mouthwatering rum cakes, or any other items on your must-have list, we've got you covered.


Click here to see samples and get a glimpse of the possibilities that await you.


If you have any specific requests or need assistance in choosing the right items, simply send us an email at sales@bellabearjm.com or reach out to us on WhatsApp and we'll guide you through the process.




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