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Bringing Joy to thousands of couples

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Joy Basdeo

On May 9th, 2017
The happy couple, Shakiera and Marcel Dillard, pictured with Joy. Credit Maggie Jackson From last minute wedding nerves, to grooms that strip off post ceremony for a skinny dip, you could say that Joy Basdeo, one of Cayman’s most popular wedding registrars, has seen it all. Now Joy has celebrated a milestone in her career. [...]

Joy Basdeo Presides Over 2,000th Wedding

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Joy Basdeo

On May 8th, 2017
The waterfront is her chapel and the sands of Seven Mile Beach her aisle. Joy Basdeo, a wedding officiant in the Cayman Islands, presided over another union Friday, when she brought together Marcel Dillard and Shakeira Ebanks in matrimony at the Kimpton Seafire Resort. The ceremony took place in front of the ocean shortly before [...]

The 5 C’s of your Cayman Celebration

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Joy Basdeo

On August 8th, 2016

Tell your spouse you’d do it all over again by renewing your wedding vows in Cayman! It is hot, hot, hot in Cayman, and our sunsets are more beautiful than ever. That’s one of the reasons our summer ceremonies are more popular this year than ever before. You can have your simple beach wedding, wedding […]

How Cayman Residents Can Get Married

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Joy Basdeo

On February 18th, 2016

HOW CAYMAN RESIDENTS CAN GET MARRIED So you live in the Cayman Islands and you want to get married. Let’s talk about the process,which involves, among other things, having your Banns of Marriage published for 7 clear days. The Cayman Islands Marriage Law says that if you have been resident in Cayman for 15 consecutive […]

Please visit our new website!

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Joy Basdeo

On January 11th, 2015

Hi everyone We have launched a new website, www.simplyweddingscayman.com.  Please visit the new site for the latest updates! ThanksJoy

Choose this Idyllic Location for Your Cayman Beach Wedding

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Joy Basdeo

On September 21st, 2014

Our favourite photographer, Dennie Warren Jr. of Better Angle Photography sent me this picture today. Smith’s Cove is a free, public beach approximately 2 miles from the cruise landing.  It is a well-loved wedding location for a Cayman Beach Wedding.  It is also a special spot for Trash-the-Dress photos.  It is an equally idyllic spot […]

Do you want to have a civil wedding ceremony in the Cayman Islands?

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Joy Basdeo

On September 17th, 2014

My second wedding of the day today was on Seven Mile Beach.  A couple who live in Switzerland  told me that they almost didn’t get married in Grand Cayman because they wanted a civil wedding, and most of the Marriage Officers here are ministers of religion.  This led me to tell them how I became […]

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Joy Basdeo

On July 17th, 2013

When a New York couple begin their flight to Grand Cayman next Monday, they have no idea how much one Caymanian couple are looking forward to their arrival. Joy and Sam Basdeo are the owners of Simply Weddings – Grand Cayman Wedding Celebrants and Planners, where Joy is a wedding celebrant.   The company has been […]

My 1000th Cayman Wedding is coming up!

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Joy Basdeo

On July 15th, 2013

I’m really excited about my 1000th wedding coming up in a week’s time. One lucky couple is going to be surprised with a deluxe Grand Cayman beach wedding worth over $2000 and it’s all absolutely free! Just because their lucky number came up! As a Civil Registrar of Marriages in the Cayman islands, I am […]

Governor’s Beach , Grand Cayman, such a simple wedding location

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Joy Basdeo

On September 13th, 2012

We get a lot of emails from couples wanting a very simple, Cayman wedding. Many of these arrive on cruise ship, but recently we have been getting a lot of stay-over visitors as well, as this North Carolina couple below. These are the kinds of questions I get most often. Is our marriage legal in […]

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