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Cayman Resident? – It’s Easy and Affordable to Get Married

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Joy Basdeo

On January 24th, 2018
Today I will officiate my 2240th wedding since starting my business 10 years ago. About a third of the weddings I do every year are weddings for residents. Up until recently, our local clients were mostly word of mouth, but now that we have moved our office to the George Town waterfront ( next to [...]

Personalizing Your Wedding Ceremony – Why it Matters.

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Joy Basdeo

On October 14th, 2017

Wherever you chose to be married, many features of the wedding ceremony are the same. You have vows, rings, flowers and veils, just like brides down through recent years. I am sure many of you look carefully at your mother and your grandmother’s wedding and soak up all the details. The question is, what will […]

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 [...]

Cayman Islands Weddings Need Not Be Expensive. Here’s How!

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Joy Basdeo

On September 1st, 2016

The biggest positive about a Destination Wedding in the Cayman Islands is how easy it is to plan and organize. Grand Cayman is the largest of the Cayman Islands, and has the most services and the most Destination Wedding Planners. If you want to have a simple, destination wedding either while your cruise ship is […]

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 […]

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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