If you ever needed a sign that a destination wedding is a great idea, consider Madison and Billy’s wedding at Sandals Grande St. Lucian it! With help from Carlie at 2 Travel Anywhere, the two escaped the city and headed to the beach to have the most gorgeous wedding day. Their ceremony was held in an over water chapel with a dreamy garden reception post-nuptials. Everything about this celebration is true wedding bliss and we’re so excited for you to see it all through the eyes of St. Lucian photographer, Jelani Le’ Bourne.
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How did you guys meet?
Madison: We met back in 2016 through a mutual friend that he was roommates with. My best friend at the time told me that Billy thought I was cute. I had no idea who he was so being the millennial I am, I looked him up on social media and then we exchanged numbers and the rest is history.
Tell us about your engagement!
Madison: I left for a year doing internships to become a dolphin trainer . I did one in Bermuda and then one in St Thomas . When I was coming back home from my internship in St Thomas , he was waiting for me at the airport and proposed . We were engaged in January 2020 and got married last weekend!
What was the vision for your wedding?
Madison: At first it I wanted a forest wedding but then when we decided on a destination wedding and saw the over water chapels with glass floors I knew that’s what I wanted. I was still able to incorporate greenery into the venue and chose a garden to have my reception.