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Mexico Destination Weddings
Affordable, accessible, and SO. MANY. RESORTS. Mexico is our most popular place to send couples for many reasons, but the value-added luxury is at the top of the list. Think gourmet dining experiences, authentic details, and lavish suites. Here are two of our favorite locations in Mexico to tie the knot!
Cancun continues to dominate the destination wedding industry for its exotic appeal, an abundance of options, and affordability. It also has dozens of gorgeous, beachfront, all-inclusive properties we send travelers to each year, making it a preferred destination for weddings, family celebrations, milestone trips, and more!
To start, Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s most amazing coastlines for its natural beauty and exotic surroundings. Visitors are pleased to find a variety of reasonably priced luxury wedding resorts for adults and families that will give you a true taste of Mexico and its culture.
Caribbean Destination Weddings
In addition to Mexico, the Caribbean is another popular place to say, "I do!" Thing laid-back, scenic, and undeniably romantic. Below are a our top Caribbean islands to get married at. And don't you worry...there are PLENTY of all-inclusive resorts to choose from!
If you’re looking for that laid-back, no worries vibe, Jamaica is where it’s at. Couples say “I do” here for the world-renowned beaches, adventurous excursions, and exotic property settings. Those who have their wedding in Jamaica have some great adventures awaiting them as Jamaica has lots of outdoor excitement. Jamaica also happens to be one of the easiest destinations to get legally married!
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Punta Cana is the very picture of paradise. and if the turquoise water and powder-white sand won’t convince you, then we sure know the resorts will! Not only are the prices fair, but you’ll be able experience luxury and adventure all-in-one, as most properties throw in a variety of activities for free. This gorgeous Dominican destination also has some pretty incredible wedding options.
Perks of These Destination Wedding Locations
In addition to each of these destinations’ unique characteristics, all of them offer the same great perks! Here’s a few examples:
Easy to Get To
All of these destinations are easily accessible from major U.S. airport hubs, and have international airports that are close to the resorts.
There are plenty of fantastic all-inclusive options at all of these destinations, making your wedding budget that much more manageable for you and your guests!
Great Value for What You Get
Mexico isn’t the only destination with value! In fact, the DR and Jamaica have a wide-variety of luxurious hotel options at a price you can handle.
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The Big Three: Why These Destinations are Considered the Top 3 For Tropical Weddings
Mexico, Jamaica, The Dominican – it really can’t get much dreamier! Keep reading to see why these romantic spots are considered the best places to have a destination wedding
But first – what are the big three?
These gorgeous destinations are hands-down our favorite places to tie the knot! And here’s why:
Mexico: Affordable, accessible, and SO. MANY. RESORTS. Mexico is our most popular place to send couples for many reasons, but the value-added luxury is at the top of the list. Think gourmet dining experiences, authentic details, incredible hospitality and lavish suites.
Jamaica: If you’re looking for that laid-back, no worries vibe, Jamaica is where its at. Couples say “I do” here for the world-renowned beaches, adventurous excursions, and exotic property settings.
The Dominican Republic: The island's charming historical quality and friendly people will lure you in for a wedding in the Dominican Republic! Couples will need to have their legal documents translated into Spanish here, but that doesn’t stop anyone!
There’s more to love!
In addition to each of these destinations’ unique characteristics, all of them offer the same great perks! Here’s a few examples:
Easy flights: All of these destinations are easily accessible from major U.S. airport hubs, and have international airports that are close to the resorts.
All-inclusive: There are plenty of fantastic all-inclusive options at all of these destinations, making your wedding budget that much more manageable for you and your guests!
Value: Mexico isn’t the only destination with value! In fact, the DR and Jamaica have a wide-variety of luxurious hotel options at a price you can handle.
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Looking for an affordable place to tie the knot? Then, be sure to look into one of these fabulous tropical destinations!
Why We Love It
To start, Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s most amazing coastlines for its natural beauty and exotic surroundings. Visitors are pleased to find a variety of reasonably priced luxury resorts for adults and families that will give you a true taste of Mexico and its culture.
Resort of Choice: Villa Premier Boutique Hotel
Puerto Vallarta is considered one of the most romantic and spiritual destinations in Mexico, and is filled with possibilities! At Villa Premier Boutique Hotel, your dream wedding can come to life at one of the most breathtaking oceanfront adult retreats in the area. Here, your wedding planner will take care of the details – so all you have to worry about is soaking in the memories.
Why We Love It
Cancun continues to dominate the destination wedding industry for its exotic appeal, family-friendly options, and affordability. It also has dozens of gorgeous all-inclusive properties we send travelers to each year – making it a premier destination for weddings, family celebrations, milestone trips, and more!
Resort of Choice: Azul Beach Riviera Cancun
This multi-generational property has mastered the art of luxury for the value. Here, the entire family can partake in a variety of fun activities during their stay – so no need to worry about entertaining your wedding guests! You’ll also receive everything you need to pull off the perfect wedding with the complimentary “Always & Forever Package.” Sounds like a great choice to us!
Why We Love It
Punta Cana is the very picture of paradise – and if the turquoise water and powder-white sand won’t convince you, then we sure know the resorts will! Not only are the prices fair, but you’ll be able experience luxury and adventure all-in-one, as most properties throw in a variety of activities for free. This gorgeous Dominican destination also has some pretty incredible wedding options.
Resort of Choice: Hard Rock Punta Cana
Generous resort credits and amenities are just a few of our favorite things about Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana! Here, you'll have access to numerous activities, including a vibrant nightclub and casino, plus legendary Hard Rock entertainment – the best way to celebrate as Mr. and Mrs.
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Lush green mountains and sparkling blue waters don’t even begin to cover it. Here’s why people are falling in love with Puerto Vallarta…
To start, Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s most enticing coastlines for its natural beauty and exotic surroundings. It’s no wonder tourism is on the up-and-up here! Visitors are pleased to find a variety of luxurious all-inclusive resorts for adults and families that will give you a true taste of Mexico and its culture.
Looking for a getaway with great weather year-round? Then, Puerto Vallarta is a great option for you! Not only does it have a comfortably warm climate, the humidity levels are tolerable all year long.
Whale watching is quite the popular attraction here in Puerto Vallarta. With tours happening during migration season (typically the beginning of December through the end March), visitors make their way here to spot some of the most magnificent creatures of the deep blue sea!
The area’s coastline is a sunlover’s dream come true, with numerous soft sand beaches where you can partake in everything from surfing and snorkeling, to swimming and sunbathing. It’s also a spectacular destination for fishing! If you’re an avid angler, be sure to ask about chartering a fishing boat and test your luck and skills.
The city of Puerto Vallarta is great for travelers looking to dive into the Mexican way of life and experience new traditions. For example, the area has some pretty incredible dining options as well as numerous shops, where you can pick up handcrafted gifts and souvenirs as a token of your stay. You’ll also want to hit up the Malecón boardwalk for the area’s best shopping with a view!
Within an hour’s drive from the city you will find a quaint, vibrant little town called Sayulita. A local’s paradise, you’ll find authentic shopping, surfing, cafes, and artisans lining the original stone streets. Music oozes from the little bars as tourists and locals alike take respite from everyday life and enjoy a frozen treat with the great company of others.
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Why We Love St. Lucia
The island of St. Lucia is as breathtaking as they come. Here are four things we just love about this enchanting destination…
Great for Honeymooners
St. Lucia is easily one of the most romantic places in the world. Aside from its obvious natural beauty, the island presents visitors with an array of cozy boutique hotels that are perfect for honeymooners. In fact, it’s oftentimes called “The Hawaii of the Caribbean” for its iconic landscapes and laid-back atmosphere. It is a fabulous option to kick off your new life together, that’s for sure!
More Than Beaches
Whoever said paradise consisted of just beaches hasn’t been to St. Lucia! While the island has some of the best white and black sand beaches out there, you’ll realize its beauty goes way beyond that. St. Lucia is home to some of the most breathtaking natural wonders including waterfalls, reef diving sites, volcanoes, a national rainforest, botanical gardens, and more! This is what paradise looks like, if you ask us!
Home to An Iconic Backdrop
Situated between the towns of Soufrière and Choiseul, stand the iconic Pitons, one of the most breathtaking backdrops in the Caribbean. The two volcanic plugs are covered in lush vegetation and exotic plants and soar between 2,400 and 2,600 feet high. Travelers often gush about this natural wonder for its dazzling views and hiking experiences, not to mention its extensive range of wildlife!
World-Class Water Adventures
Because St. Lucia is comprised of numerous fishing villages, it’s a popular destination to explore the area’s marine life and exotic plants. It’s also famous for a variety of world-class diving sites, coral reefs, underwater volcanoes, shipwrecks, and so much more. Visitors are encouraged to discover rare species through snorkeling and diving excursions and guided tours to make the most out of their experience!
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Situated on the breathtaking Pacific Coast of Mexico, Sayulita offers visitors pretty beaches, jaw-dropping surfs, and then some. Here are 5 reasons you should make the trip
Oh, the beaches! There are two popular beaches in Sayulita where visitors can get their sun-on. The main beach is lively and popular among tourists, where you can rent chairs and umbrellas or order drinks from beachfront bars and restaurants. There are even little huts where you can stop in and get a beach massage! For a more peaceful retreat, try walking South from the main beach to Playa Los Muertos – Sayulita’s private beach.
For beginners and pros alike, the surf in Sayulita is where it’s at. There are numerous surf vendors and rental shops set up on the beach every day for those looking to knock this bucket list adventure off their list. Here, you’ll find surf lessons offered, where the instructor will dive right in the water with you until you get the hang of things. Far out!
Any foodie’s out there? Then, you’ll just love what the locals are whipping up in Sayulita. There are so many incredible choices here – from street tacos and burritos, to corner side cafes and full-service restaurants. You’ll even find plenty of freshly-squeezed juice stands, brunch spots, and scratch-made specialty shops.
Want a true Sayulita experience? Well, it doesn’t get much better than in town – where live music venues entertain passerby’s all day and night. Be sure to stop into Don Patos, Su Casa, Lucid, and El Attico for some lively entertainment on the weekends, or head over to Don Pedros for salsa music Monday nights. You’ll be making friends with the locals in no time!
If you are passionate about supporting local businesses, then Sayulita’s boutique shops are a must. Here, you’ll find everything from handmade jewelry and clothing, to eclectic decorations and paintings. The Hippy Market is another spot to check out, as it’s filled with artisanal products like straw hats, home goods, pottery, and more!
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Recently making its grand entrance in Los Cabos, this hot new property offers the perfect mix of rhythm and relaxation with views to back it up! This is Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos
From the Hard Rock memorabilia and elaborately-decorated suites, to the Rock Spa and Posh Beauty Salon and Boutique – Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos is guaranteed to wash your cares away. Relax on the sandy shores of the Baja Peninsula, or soak up the sun in five of the resort’s refreshing pools. In addition, guests can enjoy their very own personal outdoor hydro-spa tub for a bit of added luxury!
At Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos, the entire family can let loose to a variety of daily activities and entertainment. Send the young rock stars in your group to the Roxity Kids Club, or challenge the entire family to a game of bowling or tennis for a little afternoon fun! Are you a fan of rock ‘n roll? Then, be sure to catch the hotel’s daily shows for live music and other exciting festivities!
Wine and Dine
Whether you’re looking for a casual bite, or something sophisticated and romantic –Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos does it all! Peruse around the property and find a place to dine at eight of its on-site restaurants, or take advantage of the 24-hour room service options, where a variety of dishes are delivered right to your door. Lastly, guests can enjoy numerous bars and lounges as a post-dinner treat.
Looking for a unique place to tie the knot? Or perhaps you want to celebrate a milestone birthday or engagement? Whatever the occasion, Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos will make sure your special events never go unnoticed. Known for their signature hospitality and exceptional service, the Hard Rock staff is dedicated to providing guests the best possible experiences around –so you can focus on making those memories!
If you’re searching for a swanky and lively vacation that’s inspired by the region you’re in, then you’ve found it! For more information on Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos, or to request a quote, contact us today for the details!
Costa Rica’s combination of volcanoes, tropical rainforests, and incredible wildlife make it one of the most biodiverse destinations in the world! Here are some reasons to make the visit as soon as possible:
Interested in scoping out some majestic waterfalls? Well, at La Paz Waterfall Gardens, you’ll find everything from exotic frogs and butterflies, to jaguars and spider monkeys…not to mention the garden’s five flowing waterfalls! There’s so much for wildlife and nature-lovers to admire here, that it’s considered a must-see for every first-time visitor.
Glide over Costa Rica’s lush and vibrant landscapes on an ever-popular canopy or zipline tour –an integral part of any Costa Rican trip. The concept began back in the 70's when scientists and students climbed and rappelled trees to discover the rainforest’s flora and fauna. Today, adventure enthusiasts participate in the activity just for fun!
Naturally flowing hot springs is a widespread and popular attraction in Costa Rica. Here, you’ll find that they range in just about any size, shape and temperature imaginable, and are perfect for relaxing in after a long day or splashing around in with the kiddos!
Want to do a little exploring of your own? Then, be sure to take advantage of some of Costa Rica’s famous national parks for some endless sightseeing opportunities. Here, you’ll have a chance to hike along dozens of nature trails and coastlines, and even get up-close-and-personal with rare birds, iguanas, playful monkeys, and more!
Ever seen a volcano? Well, in Costa Rica, you can! With over 200 volcanic formations that date back almost 70 million years, these natural formations create the majestic setting Costa Rica is best known for. Today, just five are classified as active volcanoes, yet still remain a sight to see for many tourists.
Since Costa Rica is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and rare wildlife, the locals dedicate themselves to preserving and providing protection to those animals that are endangered or will be endangered in the future. There are also many wildlife sanctuaries that have on-site veterinarian clinics to care for the sick, injured, or orphaned wildlife. Many refuges are open to the public where you and your family can learn about these amazing efforts.
Costa Rica’s ecotourism industry has grown drastically over the years, making it one of the “greenest” countries in the world. Since its efforts to protect and utilize its natural resources are a priority, you can rest assured knowing your tourism dollars will be going toward local sustainability projects to help preserve the culture of Costa Rica!
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Private beach, overwater bungalows, and all-inclusive luxury? There’s so much to love about this dreamy new property!
Situated on an unspoiled private beach next to some of Antigua’s most breathtaking waters, here, you can relax in complete harmony while you soak in the ambiance that surrounds you. Royalton Antigua is nestled perfectly on Deep Bay, which is beneath the historic Fort Barrington.
Coming to you this summer, Royalton Antigua is offering the very first overwater bungalow experience in the area. Here, guests will have the chance to live in upscale luxury in their very own overwater suite, while enjoying picture-perfect views of the Caribbean Sea in the distance. The adults-only Chairman Bungalows include one master bedroom with a sitting area, dining room, swim-out plunge pool, over-water hammock, and the highest level of luxury and service available. Need we say more?
When you hear “all-inclusive luxury,” what sort of things come to mind? Luxurious bedding? Gourmet dining? Attentive service? Well, you’ve got it! Royalton’s signature All-In Luxury experience provides visitors with elegantly styled rooms, room service, and all-inclusive food and drink from sunup ‘till sundown. A few other highlights of this concept include a premium crafted DreamBed, unlimited free calls to the U.S., complimentary non-motorized water sports, WiFi, daily beach parties, and so much more!
Feast on gourmet cuisine from across the globe while you indulge in local international delights in a variety of casual and luxurious settings. Snag a signature cocktail and mingle around the property at numerous on-site bars and lounges, or treat yourself to coffee and dessert at a nearby café. Later on, you might decide to take advantage of the property’s 24-hour room service in the comfort of your own suite, while you watch the Antigua sunset from your private terrace.
The Royal Spa
At The Royal Spa, guests will feel refreshed and renewed after a variety of spa treatments and therapies. This wellness facility features a hydrotherapy circuit along with several other massage, body and facial treatments. Each and every one of its treatments showcase proven healing practices to ensure complete relaxation, rejuvenation and restoration when you’re there. In addition, the highly-trained staff is dedicated to their practice, so you can rest assured knowing you’re in great hands!
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5 Fun Things to Do in Maui
Maui is an incredible destination for honeymooners, wedding-goers and everyone in between! Check out 5 of our favorite things you should put on your Maui itinerary:
Humpback whale watching is a very popular attraction for Maui tourists. There are whale watching cruises that will take you and your family to the most exquisite coastlines to see them! These tour boats typically have an open upper deck and enclosed lower deck, so visitors can choose their own experience. In addition, the enclosed main cabin will have large viewing windows, and under-the-water web cams and hydrophones to enhance your experience. Tours operate during whale migration season, so be sure to book this excursion between December and May.
Molokini and Turtle Town Snorkeling
Explore some of Hawaii’s best marine life in Molokini, a sunken volcano that is home to the most gorgeous coral reef in the world. Swim alongside the colorful fish and vibrant coral and wildlife. Later on, your tour will make a pit stop at Turtle Town or Coral Gardens for a very unique sea turtle sighting! This excursion is a half-day cruise from Maui, and well worth the journey!
Road to Hana
For the nature-lovers in your group, the Road to Hana is a great Maui activity for you! This gorgeous stretch of terrain consists of miles of tropical forests and exotic plants that will take your breath away. Along the way, travelers will have the opportunity to stop at Hawaii’s most exotic state parks to explore and take plenty of photos. Natural springs, waterfalls and rainforests will enchant you along the way. A great adventure for those looking to see what Maui is all about!
Relax at Ka'anapali Beach
Voted as Trip Advisor’s “Best Beach in Maui”, Ka’anapali Beach is ideal for all the sun-lovers out there. It is a great place for snorkeling, watersports or just lounging out all day. The area is also surrounded by plenty of restaurants and shops within walking distance, and is a gorgeous stretch of pristine sands with beautiful views.
Luau Dinner and a Show
Celebrate Hawaiian culture at this high-energy and exciting event! Enjoy traditional Hawaiian cuisine, while lively music and performances entertain you all night long. Traditional luaus take place right on the beach with an enormous buffet spread of pork, vegetables, and more! The best part? You might even catch a fire-knife performance that will keep you at the edge of your seat, while you “ooh” and “ahh”! Definitely a must-do in Maui!
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