If you are looking for a romantic island setting for your wedding then the Channel Islands, within easy reach of the UK via air and sea, should definitely be on your list.
If you always dreamt of a beach wedding, there is no need to travel as far afield as the Caribbean. With long stretches of white sand and sparkling turquoise seas, great seafood and more sunshine hours than anywhere else in the British Isles, Jersey is the ideal destination for your perfect getaway wedding.
Hand Picked Hotels has two venues in Jersey. Set against the backdrop of St Aubin’s Bay overlooking Elizabeth Castle, St Hellier’s Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa is a wonderful backdrop for a beach ceremony. It also boasts one of the finest selections of restaurants on the island, whilst in the summer the Terrace offers sizzling barbecues and other al fresco cuisine. Alternatively, L'Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa offers an equally stunning fairy tale setting situated on one of the most beautiful beaches in Jersey – St Brelade’s Bay. Built in 1850 by George Hicks, a colonel in the Bengal Army, the building has an almost Mediterranean feel yet the hotel itself is unmistakably British.
With its 35 acres of landscaped gardens featuring a private lake, St Pierre Park Hotel & Golf Resort is one of Guernsey’s most unforgettable settings for a romantic wedding reception. As with our Jersey venues, St Pierre Park can accommodate large wedding parties, boasts excellent spa facilities* and is ideally situated for exploring the island’s glorious gardens, charming hamlets and beautiful bays. If island paradise is what you are dreaming of for your big day, but your budget can’t stretch to Hawaii, then consider our stunning Guernsey and Jersey venues and let Hand Picked Hotels plan your island wedding.