Recite your vows amidst a backdrop of striking golden sky reflected off gentle turquoise waters. Dance the night away under dimly-lit lanterns as palm trees sway in the evening breeze. Celebrate one of life’s greatest moments in absolute paradise. Begin the next chapter of your life with an extraordinary Jamaica wedding at Round Hill.
Hosting only one wedding per weekend, Round Hill promises you and your guests unparalleled service, undivided attention and ultimate exclusivity. With this commitment, each bride and groom is met with unmatched personalized service to make your entire stay nothing short of magical. From laid-back beach parties to elegant four-course dinners, our dedicated staff exceeds expectations to make certain every detail of your destination wedding in Jamaica is perfect.
Offering customized menus to highlight your personal tastes and preferences as well as a wide selection in our event menus – we help define your vision and make it reality. Throughout our package selections, you’ll notice thoughtfully-crafted touches from beginning to end – the use of fresh vegetables and herbs from our on-site Organic Garden in your dinner menu, custom décor options utilizing the beautiful tropical flora around property, professional photographer and videographer services to capture every moment, and a seasoned wedding coordinator to ensure every detail is flawless.
A Winter Destination Wedding in Jamaica
When it came time to plan their most important celebration as a couple, Jennifer Merrill and Dhruva Rajendra knew exactly what they wanted. "We decided we wanted a vacation with our favorite people in the world," she says. Their vision: A destination wedding in a tropical location where they could spend memorable quality time together over the course of a weekend.
A minimum of four weeks advance notice is required in order to ensure a flawless planning experience. Those looking to become legally married at Round Hill should forward the following documents at least one month prior to the desired wedding date:
Q. What information should I know before contacting Round Hill for planning my wedding?
To start the planning process of your destination wedding at Round Hill, you should know the estimated number of guests, your preferred date, and the budget for your events. Also, choose alternate dates in case your first choice is not available.
Q. What is required by Jamaica for my wedding to be legal?
The Bride and Groom should be on the island for a minimum of 24 hours prior to the wedding ceremony. The required paperwork needed are as follows;
Q. How far in advance should I reserve the date?
You may need to book your dates at least a year in advance especially for the months of November, December, February and April.
Q. What is the maximum capacity for guests at Round Hill?
Round Hill has 129 rooms/suites, that is, 36 Oceanfront Hotel rooms and 93 Villa Suites. We can accommodate a maximum of 250 guests for an event.
Q. Are there special rates for my guests?
A group rate will be applicable should you book a minimum of 15 rooms for a minimum stay of 3 nights.
Q. Do the bride and groom get a complimentary room?
The bride and groom will receive 3 nights’ complimentary in a Villa Suite with a semi private pool with a minimum booking of 15 room booking and the guarantee that the wedding day events are held on property.
Q. What are the deposits and when are they due?
Q. Do all my guests need to stay at Round Hill?
A minimum 90% of your attending guests should be registered and accommodated at Round Hill. A location fee of US$5000 will be charged to your final bill should less than 90% of your guests (based on rooming list) are accommodated at Round Hill.
Q. How do I confirm my wedding ?
Q. What services will Round Hill provide for my wedding?
At Round Hill, we will assist with all planning aspects of your wedding celebration. This includes the booking of your guests’ rooms, arranging transportation from the Montego Bay Airport, your food and beverage requirements for your events, the booking of your vendors, organizing & scheduling your wedding events, floral and décor, photography, music, timelines, and on the day of coordination and more…
Q. How many hours will my wedding last?
Typically, a wedding celebration will be for 6 hours, with the wedding ceremony for an hour, cocktails for an hour, dinner and dancing for 4 hours.
Q. What other fees should I be aware of ?
ACCOMMODATIONS: 10% government tax, 15% service charge and US$4.00 per room per night are applicable to all room rates.
FOOD & BEVERAGE: 10% government tax and 18% service charge is applicable to all food and beverage costs.
EVENTS: All events attract a set-up fee for the use of the venue. Please review our banquet kit for more details.
Q. What contingency is there for inclement weather?
We have indoor venues as backup in the event we are experiencing inclement weather. Rain calls are made a minimum of 4 hours prior to the start of your event. The back plan will be would be discussed with you by your wedding planner.
Q. Is there a noise ordinance we should be aware of?
Outside entertainment has a close off time of 11:00pm in the main hotel area and 9:00pm at the private villas.
Q. Are there any restrictions we need to know about?
Q. What is the average food and beverage cost per person at the wedding reception?
Based on our current banquet menus, you may expect to spend on average, $175 per person for dinner, of which are exclusive of ancillary service charge and government tax. This average includes hors d’oeuvres for your cocktails, three-course plated meal, wedding cake and open bar option. Please be aware that our menu items and pricing are subject to change and are guaranteed 90 days in advance. Your final menu pricing will be based on your actual selections.
Q.When do I need to advise the resort of the number of guests attending my wedding?
We should be notified of the number of guests attending a function at least 72 working hours prior to the start of the event. This will be considered a guarantee, for which you will be charged, even if fewer guests attend the function.
Q. Is Round Hill able to accommodate persons with special dietary needs?
Round Hill offers a selection of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options for any dietary need. Please consult with your wedding planner for more details.
Q. What is the corkage fee?
Should you choose to provide your wines and champagnes for your wedding day event, corkage of US$15.00 per bottle of wine and US$25.00 per bottle of champagne will be charged.
Q. Do you have a list of preferred vendors?
After confirming your wedding at Round Hill, a list of our approved vendors will be forwarded to you to choose your preference of vendors.
Q. May I hire vendors who are not on the approved list?
Yes, however please note that a vendor’s fee of US$400.00 per vendors will apply.
Q. Are there any guidelines or requirements for hiring vendors who are not on the approved list?
Yes, vendors should contact your on-site wedding planner to discuss these guidelines. The vendor should be properly insured and should provide proof of this insurance.