Declare Your Everlasting Love in Paradise: Most Romantic Proposal Spots in Barbados

1st of February 2022

Are you seeking the perfect spot to propose to your other half? Well maybe you should take a leaf out of Simon Cowell’s book, as reported in HELLO! Magazine, and plan the perfect proposal in beautiful Barbados!

Home to some of the world’s most picture-perfect and romantic sunsets, idyllic white sand beaches and a relaxing atmosphere, this mesmerising island is full of romance and charm. Calm your pre-proposal nerves with the relaxing sounds of the ocean or take the plunge 150 feet underwater and surprise your loved one with a proposal in the Atlantis Submarine.

Need more convincing? Read on to learn the top proposal locations in Barbados…

Sunset Catamaran Cruise

Set sail and experience the wonders of the Caribbean Sea on one of the unique luxury catamaran cruises in Barbados. Absorb the incredible views of the Barbados coastline as you snorkel with tropical fish, swim with the beautiful sea turtles, or enjoy a delicious cocktail, while catching some rays of sun.

These unforgettable trips are the perfect spot for a magical evening with your loved one. Pop the question under the sunset and enjoy the delectable on-board Bajan cuisine and celebrate!

Harrison’s Cave

Is your partner a nature lover? Where better to ask them to tie the knot than in Harrison’s Cave. The picturesque views of running streams, waterfalls and magnificent stalactite and stalagmite formations on the Signature Tram Tour offer the perfect background for proposal pictures.

After the tour you can enjoy an exhilarating nature-walk (another beautiful place to pop the question!) where you can experience the fascinating tropical flora and fauna of Barbados.

Atlantis Submarine

This once in a lifetime submarine tour of the breath-taking natural reefs in the will give you and your partner an engagement night to remember.

Ask the big question in a real-life submarine, with big viewing ports while submerged in the aquamarine Caribbean Sea, as curious exotic fish peek in at you and sea fans sway.

Champers Restaurant

Set in a chic, laid back Caribbean setting Champers Restaurant is one of Barbados’ most romantic restaurants, and it’s easy to see why! Boasting a beautiful cliff-top setting that overlooks the popular Accra Beach below, the romantic seaside views offer the most beautiful backdrop to pop the question.

Flower Forest

Nothing says romance like a proposal in Flower Forest. Spanning almost 53 acres of land, the forest is home to flora and fauna that bloom all year. Choose from one of the many peaceful paths and pop the question whilst taking in the beautiful vibrant scenery.

Top off your special afternoon with a visit to the Forest Café to enjoy some delicious indigenous Bajan treats and immerse yourself in a true Bajan Flower Forest Experience.

Harbour Lights Extravaganza and Dinner Show

A night of fire walkers, limbo dancers and stilt walkers – proposing at the Harbour Lights Extravaganza and Dinner Show guarantees an electrifying experience! Celebrate your news with a delicious Bajan meal and dance the night away to the tropical rhythms together as you and your loved one immerse yourself in the Caribbean culture.

Animal Flower Cave

Visit one of the most beautiful Natural Wonders of Barbados, Animal Flower Cave. This location is home to some spectacular coastal scenery. Here you can take a dip in one of the large rock pools and observe the fabulous ocean views through the naturally formed windows.

After your swim you can have a meal at the on-site restaurant. Boasting beautiful panoramic sea views this is an incredible spot to ask that special question.

Wedding Legalities

With countless romantic locations in Barbados, it just makes sense to tie the knot here! Getting married in Barbados is so easy, it can happen the same day you arrive. In Barbados, both bride and groom must apply for a marriage license at the Ministry of Home Affairs and, a birth certificate and passport are required. If either party was previously married or widowed, a certified copy of the Marriage Certificate or Death Certificate in respect of the deceased spouse is also required. Should either party be divorced, an original Decree Absolute is required

If you choose a Roman Catholic ceremony, relevant documents must be sent by your bishop to the bishop of Bridgetown.

Arrangements for your special day should be made with either a Magistrate or Marriage Officer to perform the wedding ceremony, prior to applying for the marriage licence. A letter from either the Magistrate or Marriage Officer must be presented at the time of making the application.

Your wedding planner will be happy to assist with this and can help you ensure you have all the information you need to ensure that your marriage will be legal and binding.

With several mosques, a synagogue and a Hindu temple on the island, Barbados is also a perfect location for Muslim, Jewish and Hindu wedding ceremonies.

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About Barbados

The island of Barbados offers a unique Caribbean experience steeped in rich history and colourful culture and rooted in remarkable landscapes. Barbados is the home of two of the three remaining Jacobean Mansions left in the Western hemisphere, as well as fully functional rum distilleries. In fact, this island is known as the birthplace of rum, commercially producing and bottling the spirit since the 1700s. Each year, Barbados hosts several world-class events including the annual Barbados Food and Rum Festival; the annual Barbados Reggae Festival; and the annual Crop Over Festival, where celebrities such as Lewis Hamilton and its very own Rihanna are often spotted.


Accommodations are wide and varied, ranging from picturesque plantation houses and villas to quaint bed and breakfast gems; prestigious international chains; and award-winning five-diamond resorts. In 2018, Barbados’ accommodation sector captured 13 awards in the Top Hotels Overall, Luxury, All-Inclusive, Small, Best Service, Bargain, and Romance categories of the ‘Traveler’s Choice Awards’.


Getting to paradise is a breeze: the Grantley Adams International Airport offers plenty of non-stop and direct services from a growing number of U.S., U.K., Canadian, Caribbean, European, and Latin American gateways, making Barbados the true gateway to the Eastern Caribbean. Visit Barbados and experience why for two years in a row it won the prestigious Star Winter Sun Destination Award at the ‘Travel Bulletin Star Awards’ in 2017 and 2018.

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