Your Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wedding - December/January 2023/2024 (Issue 104)

Let yourself be carried away by the relaxed Jamaican atmosphere wherever you are; whether you’re enjoying a swim in the warm waters of the Caribbean, sipping on a piña colada in a crystal-clear pool, or on an outing exploring breathtaking mountains and blue lagoons — get ready to enter a state of absolute bliss. Together with Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico and Cuba, Jamaica is one of the five countries that form the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. An island overflowing with colour and energy, this unique and diverse country has a pace and power, a passion and beauty that make it an unforgettable honeymoon destination. Along with its many natural wonders, the heart of Jamaica is its people and when visiting this ultra-hospitable country, you’ll encounter friendly, joyful faces and a vibrant energy familiar across the planet. DON’T WORRY, BE HAPPY YOU’RE IN PARADISE Grand Palladium Hotels & Resorts presents itself in Lucea Montego Bay, on the northwest coast of the country, with a 9.5-hectare resort comprising Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa and Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa. The Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa is a refined five-star hotel with access to four dream beaches, as well as a large wellness area and several family and adult-only pools. It boasts eight extraordinary à la carte restaurants complementing the wide range of bars in the lively area in which it’s located. Across the other side of the resort is the Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa; located on a stunning Jamaican beach, positioned between two of the island’s most popular cities just a few minutes from the hotel. Its exceptional five-star service and beautiful tropical environment make it perfect for a Caribbean vacation. Both hotels comprise a total of 1,054 rooms of varying categories and with different features from Superior Junior Suites with private pools and ocean views to Junior Suites with garden views; and, for the ultimate accommodation perfect for honeymooners, the adults-only Romance Villas overlook the tropical surroundings with views of the ocean and boast king size bed, hydromassage tub, private entrance, walk-in closet, and furnished balcony with outdoor shower. MUCH-NEEDED YOU TIME For the ultimate in post-wedding relaxation, the resort offers the luxurious Zentropia Palladium Spa & Wellness centre. Couples can relax to the sound of reggae on its comfy Balinese beds or try its hydrotherapy area with steam bath, hot and cold water hydromassage tubs, dry sauna, Turkish bath, foot bath, water slides, swimming pool, and relaxation area. While you’re there, you can also indulge in exclusive spa treatments, massages and beauty treatments in the salon. Should you want a work out on your honeymoon – no judgement here – the resort’s gym boasts modern, extensive facilities, locker rooms, and one of the largest swimming pools in the Caribbean. When dining at the resort, guests can choose from 11 restaurants and ISLAND An iconic A honeymooners’ paradise, Grand Palladium Hotels & Resorts in Montego Bay have it all 94