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  • Writer's pictureJason Steven

Canouan - The Perfect Intimate Island for Your Dream Canouan Destination Wedding

Canouan Island sailing

Canouan Island Wedding

If you're searching for an idyllic and secluded setting to say "I do," look no further than the unspoiled Caribbean gem of Canouan Island. This tiny jewel in the Grenadines is a true hidden paradise ideal for couples dreaming of an intimate Canouan destination wedding away from all the crowds.

With an area of just 3.5 square miles, Canouan offers a tranquil escape into nature's wonders with its pristine white sand beaches, lush emerald hills, and dazzling turquoise waters. Yet the island still provides the height of luxury at its two exclusive resorts - the iconic Canouan Estate Resort & Villas and the chic luxury Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

For couples dreaming of a traditional church ceremony, Canouan's quaint Anglican Church is the perfect venue. This charming stone building with its white steeple is situated in the island's main village. The simple yet beautiful interior creates an intimate, romantic setting for religious weddings officiated by the local Anglican minister. The church can accommodate up to 60 guests.

After exchanging vows in the church, newlyweds can continue on to one of Canouan's beautiful beaches for incredible ceremony locations. The Canouan Estate Resort offers spots like the aptly named Tying the Knot Beach with its romantic wooden walkway or the intimate Shell Beach. The Mandarin Oriental Hotel stuns with its chic and minimalist over-water wedding pavilion set on the sparkling sea.

After your barefoot ceremony, carry the celebration into the evenings with incredible receptions overlooking Canouan's dramatic sunsets. From breezy beachside cocktail hours to gourmet candlelit dinners on the immaculate lawns, every detail of your special day will be infused with laid-back island elegance.

The Canouan Estate Resort's sophisticated suites and pool villas seamlessly blend modern amenities with Venetian Renaissance design flair. Meanwhile, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel is a romantic hideaway with charming cottages and expansive homes along its own glorious beach.

With its serene and secluded atmosphere, Canouan Island is the perfect place for an intimate and unforgettable wedding celebration. You and your guests will create lifelong memories while experiencing the true unspoiled beauty and hospitality of the Grenadines. Whether you desire a traditional church wedding or a relaxed beach vibe, Canouan has it all for a truly extraordinary destination wedding in paradise.


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