Labranda: Cuba’s best kept destination wedding secret!

Cuba has long been the top choice for Canadian brides and grooms looking for an affordable destination wedding location. With white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, and a variety of wedding package options, it’s easy to see why LaBranda is clearly a favourite. LaBranda offers 2 locations in Cuba, on either end of the island, offering distinctive experiences depending on your preference.

Nestled in Santa Maria Cay, LABRANDA Cayo Santa María ( is a vacation sanctuary of turquoise waters surrounded by green, tropical gardens. LaBranda Cayo Santa Maria is the perfect choice for beach lovers and sun worshippers looking for a more secluded, laid-back experience.

The LABRANDA Varadero Resort ( is located on Varadero’s Hicacos Peninsula, an area renowned for having some of the best beaches in the world. Its one-kilometre stretch of private white sands has made it a favourite destination for more than 100 years. For those couples looking for a little more fun and excitement in their experience, LaBranda Varadero offers proximity to all the nightlife and off-resort options you could ask for.

Both LaBranda locations offer you the same customizable packages to fit any budget or taste. Pre-set packages start at 900CUC or approximately $1200 CDN.

All wedding packages include:

• Private check-in for the bride and groom

• Upgrade to a superior room (subject to availability)

• Wedding Coordinator

• Romantic decoration in the room on the day of the wedding

• Bouquet for the bride and boutonniere for the groom

• 2 bottles of sparkling wine for the toast during the ceremony

• Wedding cake

• Sound equipment for the ceremony (includes speakers & microphone)

• Décor for the ceremony (includes garden chairs, ceremonial table) – can upgrade to natural flowers

• Late check-out for the bride & groom

Upgrade options include:

• Notary services, marriage certificate and legalization documents – ideal for those couples who haven’t taken care of the legal details back home.

• Music during cocktail hour

• Additional bouquets, boutonnieres, and corsages.

• Semi-private dinner in one of their specialized restaurants (limited to 10 people)

• Private cocktail hour and snacks with live music (limited to 30 people)

Featured in the Spring/Summer 2020 issue of The Wedding Ring Magazine

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