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Stunning Jamaica wedding venues that are not resorts

Updated: Jan 24

Okay, so you did some searching and realized that having your Jamaica destination wedding at an all-inclusive resort isn't quite what you're looking for. We know you're looking for intimacy and exclusivity as well as less restrictions when it comes to celebrating your love in Jamaica.


Top 7 wedding venues in Jamaica


Top non-resort wedding venues in Jamaica

So let's check out some of the best wedding venues in Jamaica that offer a unique experience, privacy, and a beautiful backdrop for your dream wedding.


P.S. If you're inspired after reading this post and need help picking your off-site venue, just reach out to us.


The Palm Terrace


gold and white wedding ceremony set up
Photo by Hamilton Multimedia: The Palm Terrace

The Palm Terrace offers stunning views of the Caribbean Sea, creating a mesmerizing backdrop for your wedding.


Its strategic location, just five minutes from Sangster International Airport, ensures a swift and stress-free journey to this tropical haven.


The venue is not only picturesque but also practical for smaller weddings, providing ample space with 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, 3 Kitchens and 2 Suites for both the ceremony and accommodation.


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Borghinvilla


outdoor tent wedding setup
Photo by Manuela Stefan Photography: Borghinvilla

In the garden parish of St. Ann, Borghinvilla is a stunning wedding venue with amazing views of the Caribbean Sea. It's a private estate with a fancy villa and lovely gardens, perfect for a cozy and romantic wedding.


One of the biggest selling points is that your wedding will be the only one that day, so no need to worry about photobombs and uninvited guests. Another reason couples love Borghinvilla, is that there are no outside vendor fees to worry about. So you can happily include all the vendors you've hand picked to make your dream wedding in Jamaica a reality.


Bellefield Great House


bride and groom garden wedding
Photo by Hamilton Multimedia: Bellefield Great House

Just outside Montego Bay, Bellefield Great House is a historic plantation turned into a gorgeous wedding venue.


The property sits on 10 acres of lush landscape for outdoor ceremonies and receptions. Its venue spaces can accommodate up to 600 guests, making it the perfect place for those grand wedding events.


Rose Hall Great House



bride and groom outdoor wedding
Photo By: Stanley Babb (@stanlophotography): Rose Hall Great House

For a fairytale-like wedding, Rose Hall Great House is perfect.


Built in 1770, this Georgian-style mansion is said to be haunted, but don't worry – it's a magical venue with a grand staircase, ocean views and lush gardens.


This property has 7 venue options to suit every type of couple.


Rockhouse Hotel & Spa


bride and groom on cliff
Photo By Anastasia Reyes (@huds0nhawk): Rockhouse Hotel & Spa

If you want an intimate setting surrounded by nature, Rockhouse Hotel & Spa is a great choice.


They are one hundred percent serious about giving you a unique wedding experience, so you won't find any wedding packages here because you can customize it all! It's on the cliffs of Negril's Pristine Cove, offering stunning ocean views and private villas in tropical gardens. Your guests will love the peaceful vibe of this hidden gem.


Tryall Club


outdoor wedding ceremony setup
Photo By Hana Gonzalez (@hanagonzalezphoto): Tryall Club

On a private estate, Tryall Club is all about exclusivity and luxury. With seaside gazebos and lush gardens, you can make your wedding reflect your style.


World-class amenities and a dedicated staff make it an extravagant canvas for your dream wedding.


What sets Tryall Club apart is not just the stunning venue but also the variety it offers. With 91 villas on the estate, you and your guests can choose from a range of styles and vibes.


Whether you prefer modern luxury or classic charm, Tryall Club has a villa to suit every taste, ensuring your accommodation is as unique as your love story.


Pattoo Castle


Bride and groom holding hands
Photo By Rachel Taylor (@raetay_photography): Patoo Castle

Pattoo Castle is situated on a cliff with magnificent, unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea, offering privacy and seclusion in a quiet and unique setting.


This property has eight bedrooms each with its own en-suite bathroom and can accommodate up to 200 wedding guests.


outdoor gold and white wedding ceremony set up
Photo by Hamilton Multimedia: The Palm Terrace

Jamaica offers more than just all-inclusive resorts for your destination wedding. These hidden gems provide a canvas for crafting a wedding day that is uniquely yours, surrounded by the natural beauty and charm of this Caribbean paradise.


Friendly tip: If you're considering an off-site venue, we highly recommend hiring a destination wedding planner.


And if you're in need of destination wedding travel agent services, we're here to assist you in finding your dream off-site venue.


We can connect you with the right people and make sure your guests are all set up at a nearby boutique hotel or all-inclusive resort for the rest of the week. Let us turn your wedding dreams into reality – reach out to us today.

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