With its open-air concept and breezy Caribbean setting, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas is an exquisite destination for luxury Caribbean weddings. Turquoise waters and lush landscapes surround this prestigious resort, creating a breathtaking canvas for a variety of events. Abbi Clack, the property’s Executive Administrative Assistant and Public Relations Coordinator, shares more about the wedding planning process at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas and what couples can look forward to during their Caribbean wedding experience.

GO: What makes The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas such a special destination for Caribbean weddings?

A: The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas is renowned for its exquisite attributes, featuring opulent architecture and a sophisticated, yet inviting vibe. The resort offers a blend of modern luxury and Caribbean charm, providing an unparalleled experience for couples seeking an unforgettable wedding destination. The Resort offers an open-air concept with the Caribbean breeze flowing through the architecture and a semi-circle layout that allows all guestroom building to sit ocean-facing.

GO: When is your busiest time of year, and how far in advance should couples book if they hope to secure a date during those months

A: The busiest period typically falls between April and mid-December, and we recommend couples secure their desired date by booking at least one year in advance depending on the guest count.

GO: What is the wedding guest capacity at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas?

A: The property can accommodate 140 guests for a ceremony and reception, depending on location.

GO: Exclusivity is an important factor for a luxury wedding experience. Are resort buyouts available for larger guest lists?

A: The resort offers luxurious accommodations, and buyout options are available for couples looking to create an exclusive and personalized wedding experience for up to 300 guests.

GO: Are onsite wedding planners available for the wedding process?

A: Yes, experienced onsite wedding planners are available to guide couples through every step of the wedding process, ensuring a seamless and stress-free celebration. However, we love to partner with outside planners.

GO: What indoor and outdoor spaces are available for ceremonies and receptions?

A: The property boasts a variety of enchanting indoor and outdoor spaces, providing picturesque settings for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. All venues overlook the Caribbean Sea, St. John and the British Virgin Islands in the distance. Our beachfront Sea Grape Trees offer a romantic aspect with the trees forming a natural arch and the Ocean Pavilion makes for a secluded intimate setting above the bay.

GO: What are some of the amenities, incentives, and activities that the property offers a couple and their guests?

A: Couples and their guests can indulge in a range of amenities, from spa treatments to excursions, offering a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure for a truly memorable experience. We offer a fun and unique wedding package aboard our exclusive 65ft catamaran, Lady Lynsey II, and guests can leave from the shores of Great Bay for island hopping experiences between the USVI and the British Virgin Islands.

GO: What are some of your wedding menu customization options?

A: The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas takes pride in offering personalized menu customization, allowing couples to tailor their culinary experience to suit their preferences and create a unique dining experience for their guests.

GO: What extra services does the property offer couples and their guests that set you apart?

A: In addition to unparalleled service, the resort provides exclusive amenities such as personal concierge services, spa treatments, exciting expeditions/adventures, and transportation options, ensuring that couples and their guests enjoy a truly extraordinary and stress-free celebration.

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