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Wedding ceremony

Plan a unique wedding ceremony aboard our elegant wedding boat, or decide to have your ceremony on the shores of our pristine private beach.

Wedding on boat/yacht

Our newly refurbished exclusive boat is the ideal
venue to host a beautiful ceremony.
Say “I do” as we cruise along the beautiful Caribbean shores.

One of the biggest planning decisions of a destination wedding is determining whether you will have a civil/legal ceremony or whether you will go with a symbolic ceremony

Legal wedding

Performing a civil ceremony in the Dominican Republic can present challenges, but nothing is impossible for our experienced Event Coordinators at La Barcaza! We can assist you in working through the legal process to validate your marriage, and will provide the presence of the Justice of the Peace at your ceremony.

Symbolic wedding

We also specialize in romantic symbolic wedding ceremonies. Symbolic ceremonies do not include legal documentation which validates the marriage. In these cases the paperwork and requirements are usually fulfilled in the home country. While a symbolic ceremony is not legally binding, it is a commemorative moment when two people to connect their lives in a way that is deeply personal and special to the couple.

Wedding on beach

Saying “I do” on the shores of a secluded beach is the ideal scenario if you are looking for an intimate ceremony without any bystanders. The deep blue sky and panoramic views of the ocean provide the perfect backdrop for a simple romantic ceremony.

One of the biggest planning decisions of a destination wedding is determining whether you will have a civil/legal ceremony or whether you will go with a symbolic ceremony

Legal wedding

Performing a civil ceremony in the Dominican Republic can present challenges, but nothing is impossible for our experienced Event Coordinators at La Barcaza! We can assist you in working through the legal process to validate your marriage, and will provide the presence of the Justice of the Peace at your ceremony.

Symbolic wedding

We also specialize in romantic symbolic wedding ceremonies. Symbolic ceremonies do not include legal documentation which validates the marriage. In these cases the paperwork and requirements are usually fulfilled in the home country. While a symbolic ceremony is not legally binding, it is a commemorative moment when two people to connect their lives in a way that is deeply personal and special to the couple.

Whether you’ve decided on an elegant civil ceremony onboard our boat or a beautiful symbolic ceremony on the beach, our professional team works to provide the perfect conditions for your big day!

Wedding Reception

Choose to have your reception on our elegant boat or on the shores of our private beach!

Wedding Reception on boat/yacht

Beautiful Caribbean scenery, a gorgeous boat, delicious food,
and great entertainment – this is what a wedding reception should
be all about! With a choice of 5 different menus, 2 complete
bar options, and a DJ, we take all the stress out of
destination wedding planning!

Wedding Reception on beach

Host your reception on your own piece of private beach! While there are many beaches in Punta Cana, we host your event in truly intimate event, without beach-goers and bystanders looking in.
Choose your menu and bar options and we create the perfect setting for your guests to celebrate your love.

Drink Menus

Choose between either the National and International Open Bar selection

Menu Options

Choose from our 5 different menu options, each meal is prepared fresh, right onboard by our expert chef!

WEDDING PACKAGES

Beach Diamond - Legal

The package includes:
  • A judge who performs the ceremony with English translation
  • Music system and microphone during the ceremony on the beach
  • White wedding gazebo in private beach decorated with roses of one color
  • Decorated table for signing with roses of one color + Bride’s bouquet with roses of one color
  • Men’s boutonniere of 1 rose
  • Chairs with white covers and white ties on extra cost

La Barcaza Diamond - Legal

The package includes:
  • A judge who performs the ceremony with English translation
  • Music system and microphone during the ceremony on the upper level of the boat
  • White fabric placed around the captain’s post
  • Decorated table for signing with roses of one color
  • Bride’s bouquet with roses of one color
  • Men’s boutonniere of 1 rose

EXTRA SERVICES

Decoration

We understand that this may be the first time you’ve had to decorate a wedding boat, and that can present a challenge, but the great thing is, we have tons of experience and are here to help! We can work together to create beautiful and unique designs for your special day. From linens to centerpieces we’ve got an eye for the styles that will bring your vision to life.

Let the photos speak for themselves!»

Live Music - Trio Band

They say there is only one thing better than music – live music! If you love the tropical sounds of the Caribbean, we have the perfect Dominican Trio band to infuse your event with the right Punta Cana vibe. If you are looking for unique and romantic vibe, we have a saxophonist who will fill the boat with live jazz. We also have a live singer, with a beautiful voice to serenade your group into the night.

Let the photos speak for themselves!»

DJ Service

Our in house DJ comes standard with all of our private parties, he is a pro in the world of music and catering to the musical tastes of the party. You can work closely with our DJ to design a special playlist, make special request, or let him do what he does best – get the party started!

Let the photos speak for themselves!»

Cakes

Our onboard kitchen can do many amazing things, unfortunately cake is not one of them, but we do have great relationships with some the professionals who are wedding cake experts. A beautifully crafted wedding cake that is sure to be the cherry on top of your wedding!

Let the photos speak for themselves!»

DETAILS

Choose the Dominican Republic as your wedding destination, and leave the rest to us! We specialize in making weddings just the way you dreamed and we use all of our expertise to coordinate a stress free event!

We assure you, that all your legal papers will be arranged after you arrive back home. With All the documentation will be translated, legalized, and perfectly filled out.

We are one of the most popular wedding locations in Punta Cana. We have assisted lots of couples to have a stress free wedding they always wanted.Our event coordinators have the experience to give you valuable advice and will be your guide related to your special event.

Come and Get Married in the the white sand along with teal colored Caribbean sea. La Barcaza offers you to get married in one of the most beautiful beaches in the world in Punta Cana – Dominican Republic. We want you to have your perfect wedding on our special boat La Barcaza. Your event is fully tailored to your ideas and wishes by our coordinators to make your wedding day… THAT SPECIAL!

If you get married in Punta Cana La Barcaza is an ideal choice for a special and exclusive reception, before or after your ceremony or for a Bachelorette / Bachelor party. This wedding reception or event will give you and your guests an unforgettable moment.
Have your dream Wedding in Punta Cana, have it with us and you will get a wonderful wedding tour along the beaches of Punta Cana.

If you are dreaming about a truly memorable wedding, then celebrate it with your beloved and your friends on board the La Barcaza. The boat was designed to provide exceptional experience for weddings and special events large and small. This is the only boat in Punta Cana that hosts private wedding parties up to 100 persons in the Punta Cana area.

The La Barcaza boat has two stories, which include a dancing and dining area, kitchen, bar, and bathrooms on the bottom level, and a spacious lounge area upstairs.

Our packages apart from the wedding programme includes a boat trip as well where you can
enjoy the best local foods and drinks you can see the most beautiful beaches. Aboard the boat, our staff works hard to ensure that all of our guest are comfortable and that your wedding is perfect!

We offer several services and we are easily able to adapt to your needs and ideas. In addition to weddings we can host birthdays, bachelorette / bachelor parties, corporate events, vow renewals.

If you are hosting your wedding ceremony with us our service includes:

 

  • We guide you through the legal processes of getting married
  • We help you in translating and legalising documents at the Dominican Consulate
  • We design and plan your wedding in a way that is tailored to your budgets and needs
  • We save you money and frustration caused by having to make long distance calls in Spanish

REQUIREMENTS FOR GETTING MARRIED IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

  • Valid and signed passports.
  • Original birth certificates and 2 photocopies (long version form with parents’ names)*
  • Notarised Single Status Affidavit for each person (original and two photocopies to be sent to our office). *
  • Divorce certificate or death certificate, if applicable. (original and two photocopies to be sent to our office).* **
  • Certificate of adoption, if applicable (send two copies to our office).*
  • Parental authorisation, if applicable (send two copies to our office).*
  • Name, age, nationality, home address, occupation and passport of two witnesses (if you do not have witnesses, hotel/resort will provide them).*

Important: Any legal document (Birth Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate, Certificate of adoption, Parental authorisation) issued must have the Apostille of the Hague or be stamped by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the issuing country.

* These documents, except for passport or photo ID and witnesses information, must be translated into Spanish and legalised by the Dominican Consulate before arriving to the Dominican Republic. It is the couple’s responsibility to have all the required documentation before the wedding date.

** There is a mandatory waiting period for women after divorce for remarriage in some countries.

Upgrade your wedding and wedding party with extra services to make it more extraordinary. Check the list on this page or let us know your exact idea.

Why book with us?

Weddings are an incredible once in a lifetime opportunity to proclaim your love to the world. Your Punta Cana wedding with La Barcaza can be just as unique as your love story!

Different from the others
  • In Punta Cana, weddings are normally held on crowded tourist beaches, we avoid this by bringing you to a quiet private beach where distractions and unwanted guests are minimum. While we can’t prevent people from walking along the shore line, the location of the beach is devoid of hotels or other beach bars and is in a remote location, minimizing
  • Our upper deck of the boat is a spacious terrace, where you can hold a quiet conversation, while the lower deck has more of a party atmosphere
  • Do not let the children and their disabled guests stay at home, we will safely solve their stay and stay there. Kids enjoy the spacious terraces on board La Barcaza where they can play.
  • We are proud to state that we have served customers for over 12 years without incident. This is because we pay special attention to any safety and health issues that may affect our guests. The boat is safe for for anyone that may have any physical ailments or disabilities. Children enjoy the spacious terraces where there is plenty of room to play
Professional crew
  • We have 12 year experience and history in planning weddings and other events in Punta Cana.
  • Our team is always ready to speak English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German and Hungarian.
  • We only work with the most professional transportation companies, this is why our transportation is modern, comfortable, air-conditioned, and of course punctual.
Perfect food and drinks
  • Our bar is the unique in the area, we pay attention to all the details, beginning with the use of real cups, preparation, service and decoration. We don’t just focus on the quality drinks, but we place great emphasis on the look as well.
  • The standard “national open bar” in the Punta Cana area usually only includes local rum and beer. We have stepped up our national bar to include vodka, whiskey, gin, and tequila. We also think about our guests who prefer premium drinks and have designed an International Bar which includes Grey Goose Vodka, Johnny Walker Black Whiskey, Don Julio Tequila, Tanqueray Gin or Frontera White/Red Wine additional costs.
  • We have an amazing on-board kitchen which allows us to prepare excellent food. Whether we have 2 guests or 100 we are prepared for everything.
  • All the food is made from fresh ingredients by our on-board master chef and is served on ceramic plates
Perfect conditions
  • The La Barcaza always has enough space for our guest. With the most spacious double-deck trimaran, you can sunbathe on the top floor or enjoy the shaded bottom floor, without feeling crowded.
  • La Barcaza is one of only 2 boats in the area with the special license to sail in the evening and comprehensive insurance. Our top deck is lit with special LED lights to create the perfect ambiance for a romantic evening
  • Our excursion is a comfortable slow sail along the Bavaro Coastline, we don’t go out into the open sea, so sea sickness rarely occurs with our guest
  • We have the biggest and most complete on board bathroom in the area, which is always maintained to an excellent standard of cleanliness.
  • Snorkeling gear is included in the charter and is well maintained and clean.
  • The music provided by quality equipment.
  • We bring our clients to the most beautiful spot.
Moderate prices
  • Our prices are moderate, quality is excellent and the ambient is always cheerfully Caribbean.
  • Our reviews demonstrate that we always strive to give you the value and quality that you expect for your money.

Menus and Bar

La Barcaza is not only one of the only boats that can sail the sea by night, it’s also one of the only places you can entertain your guests with a beautiful sit down meal on the water. At La Barcaza we structure your excursion around your menu choice. At La Barcaza we structure your excursion around your menu choice, so deciding on a menu is an important decision in the wedding planning process.

5 Different menus to choose from, and all food is cooked onboard the boat with the freshest ingredients

Two choices of open bars offering a wide selection of spirits

Complete full service at both the bar and food serive