With experiences ranging from luxurious and romantic to active and adventurous, it’s no wonder Karisma Resorts has been a favorite for travelers year after year! Keep reading to discover which property is the perfect fit for you!
For Active Families: Nickelodeon Resorts
With a five-star family resort is situated in the most beautiful location in Punta Cana, d a brand new resort on the way in Riviera Maya, the Nickelodeon Resorts boast a new kind of all-age vacation experience. From the Aqua Nick playground, to the one-of-a-kind Pineapple Villas and playful decor, this Karisma property brings Nickelodeon to life right before your very eyes. So, come on and meet your favorite Nick characters with this fun-filled getaway! Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? It could be you!
For Honeymooners: El Dorado Maroma
Planning a honeymoon? Then, you’ll want to hear all about the adult-only overwater bungalow experience at El Dorado Maroma! Here, you and your love will stay in an overwater suite on one of the best beaches in the world. You’ll also get to enjoy your very own infinity pool, glass bottom floors, a direct ladder from your balcony, private outdoor showers, and even an overwater spa and restaurant! Sounds like the ideal honeymoon to us!
For Foodies and Adult Destination Weddings: El Dorado Royale
Any foodies in the house? Then, keep reading. El Dorado Royale takes their signature Gourmet Inclusive experience up a notch with their fabulous 75,000 square foot, on-site greenhouse. Here, adult guests can put their taste buds to the test with fabulous and fresh culinary options. Spend the morning touring the gardens and seeing first-hand how El Dorado perfects their garden-to-table concept. It’s also a fabulous property for adult weddings, offering an elegant setting, personalized service, and casual luxury. Want to accommodate your wedding guests with children? Then, check out neighboring resort Generations, a family-friendly option within walking distance from each other! It is our #1 selling wedding combination!
For Family Destination Weddings: Generations
Generations Resort is comfortably nestled on the beautiful shores of the Riviera Maya and connected to sister property and adult-only resort, El Dorado Royale. Here, families can take advantage of everything from infinity pool balcony suites and excellent butler service, to gourmet bites and activities for the entire family. It’s also a great spot for family destination weddings and celebrations of all kinds. Want to know another secret? Adult guests are welcome to visit El Dorado Royale at any time, and don’t worry, the kids will be plenty occupied!
For Cultural Destination Weddings: Xolumado Secret Garden
Embracing zen, tranquility, and its natural surroundings, a Xolumado Secret Garden celebration by Karisma is perfect for couples looking for something beyond the beach wedding. Here, you’ll tie the knot in an authentic jungle setting surrounded by stunning décor and local artwork. Indian wedding? Take advantage of a traditional Sangeet ceremony, Baraat procession, and of course, the big celebration reception! This destination wedding experience is truly one-of-a-kind and a great way to dive into the rich Mayan culture and nature that surrounds you.
For The Margaritaville State Of Mind: Experience the new Island Reserve
Island Reserve delivers laid back luxury, where everything is included without any pretense. Offering exceptional Karisma service and top-quality dining and drinks with a Margaritaville flair, these brand new resorts are guaranteed to put you at ease. Under a swaying palm by a turquoise sea, you’re raising a glass with new and old friends. Sunsets are as colorful as the last mango. And every moment is filled with all-inclusive, beachside indulgence at the 5-star Margaritaville Island Reserve Resorts. Be one of the first to discover the tropical secrets Island Reserve has in store for you!
So, what’s the verdict? What’s your Karisma Resort personality? We’re dying to hear it! For more information, click here to connect with a travel expert, today!
Known for its noteworthy service, exceptional cuisine, and breathtaking location, an Azul Beach Riviera Cancun wedding is a no-brainer! Here are 5 reasons to consider tying the knot here
Azul Beach Riviera Cancun is perfectly situated in the beautiful, Bahia Petempich of Mexico. It’s also about 20 minutes from the airport and 30 minutes from downtown Cancun! Here, wedding goers will soak up the sun on the expansive white sand beach, where views of turquoise waters stretch out for miles. Truly an ideal backdrop to say, “I do!”
Between the Kids’ Club, Teens’ Club, baby amenities, and My Gym Program, your guests with children will certainly be well-entertained at this incredible property! In addition, everyone will have a chance attend cooking classes, try out their yoga skills, watch live shows, and so much more!
When you stay at Azul Beach Riviera Cancun, gourmet cuisine, premium drinks, personalized services, and all sorts of fun family activities are included! And just like any of Karisma’s luxury resorts, you and your wedding guests will receive a full-service concierge at your disposal and plenty of mouth-watering dining options, including 24-hour room service!
With 8 fully-equipped kitchens run by the world’s top chefs and mixologists, you’re bound to find a variety of international cuisine to delight the entire family (yes, even the kids!) Enjoy an unlimited selection of premium drink brands, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, as well as a minibar in your room, which is fully-stocked every day!
Free Wedding Package
On top of Karisma’s all-inclusive luxury, the “Always & Forever Package” is just another perk of having your destination wedding at Azul Beach Riviera Cancun. Not only does it include the wedding planners and ceremony officiant, but you’ll be able to choose things like décor and sound systems, a cocktail party, a honeymoon package, just to name a few. Ask us to see how you qualify for this ultra-romantic wedding package!
For more information on having your destination wedding at this exceptional resort, contact us at Hello@RomanceTravelGroup.com today!
Photos courtesy of Andrea Dobbs Photography.
Finally –a Wedding Package that is Exclusively for YOU!
Forget the world around you and soak in this one-of-a-kind wedding experience that was created exclusively for you and your loved ones. Here are some of the exciting details about the Exclusively You Wedding Package by Karisma:
Karisma Resorts understands the important details for your special day. And now at Azul Beach Riviera Maya and Azul Beach Negril, the experts will go above and beyond to make you and your beloved feel like royalty. From the ceremony décor, all the way to the flatware on your tables, your Signature Wedding Designer will make sure everything is thoughtfully curated for you. Other perks include a 2-night private destination wedding dress rehearsal, personal on-site coordinators during your stay, attire attandants, and your very own private butler!
Experience a truly authentic reflection of your love at this one-of-a-kind, exclusive wedding event. Here, your Exclusively You ceremony will include a premium wedding location, access to a private beach area, a non-demoninational minister or judge, services of spa attendants for your bridal party, signature accents, a wedding certificate, and much more! Another perk? You and your entire party will be the only wedding on-site for the day, ensuring your day is exclusively for YOU.
For the Couple
What would The Exclusively You Wedding Package by Karisma be if it didn’t go above and beyond for the bride and groom? That’s right. We’re talking VIP services centered around YOUR preferences. Some of these services include private in-suite check in, packing and unpacking your luggage, a groom’s room to stay in the night before the wedding (pending availability), nightly turndown service, a bridal spa suite for the girls to get ready in, sunset cocktails and gourmet bites delivered to you daily, and so much more! Afterall, this day is about YOU.
For Your Guests
Don’t worry, your guests are important to Karisma, too. Your Exclusively You Wedding Package will pamper your loved ones throughout their stay with a variety of VIP services. Some of them include, an Azul Beach Resorts welcome bag, a wedding guests conceirge, a group itinerary, an exclusive pool or beach section, a group cooking class, and a semi-private group dinner reservation, just to name a few. Oh, and they didn’t forget about the little ones either. Karisma loves families! Your guests with children can expect kids’ robes and slippers upon arrival, cookies and milk delivered daily, a kids’ conceirge to coordinate activities, access to the kids-only lounge, and a Kids Wedding Activity Pack to keep them fully entertained. Phew!
Your complimentary honeymoon package includes all the romance you’ll need for this trip. Some highlights are: a private candlelit dinner on the beach, breakfast in bed, 15% off spa services, a 2 for 1 sky massage, a romantically decorated honeymoon suite, a tropical floral arrangment, and a 1-night anniversary voucher for your next stay. And as always, Karisma will ensure your honeymoon is all. about. YOU.
Does this Karisma Wedding Package sound like something you’ve been dreaming about? Then click below and we’ll be sure to send you some additional info!
FREE SKY WEDDING OFFER!
Book your 10+ room wedding with us by June 30, 2019 and travel by December 31, 2020 and take advantage of our exclusive offer, a $1700 savings! The Sky Wedding ceremony location accommodates up to 200 people, depending on resort, and includes the following amenities:
Looking for a traditional wedding ceremony with a tropical flair? Look no further! These gorgeous Karisma chapel weddings in the Riviera Maya are perfect for you
We’re sure you’ll be happy with wherever you say “I do,” but know you’ll have the experience of a lifetime when you do it with Karisma! For more information on a Karisma Chapel Wedding, click here and complete the form and one of our romance travel experts will be in touch with you right away.
Tie the knot under a tropical gazebo while the sound of peaceful ocean waves surround you. Read on to discover some of our favorite Pier Wedding experiences.
El Dorado Royale
As one of our very favorite adults-only properties for destination weddings (and quite possibly one of our favorite vacation spots for personal travel!), El Dorado Royale hosts a fantastic pier wedding experience for couples who, well, love the ocean! Imagine an intimate setting on Jojo’s pier with views of the sea that stretch on for miles, all while in the comfort of the one’s you love. In addition to the stunning views, El Dorado Royale provides guests with a luxurious all-inclusive experience that caters to your adult guest’s every need.
Generations Riviera Maya
We are absolutely in love with the wedding pier at Generations Riviera Maya! This romantic all-inclusive property is a great resort for those couples who have guests with small children. Here, travelers will enjoy all kinds of gourmet cuisine, 24 hour room service, 5-star butler service, family activities, and the list goes on. And since it is just steps away from neighboring resort, El Dorado Royale, Generation’s adult guests can escape the sand castles and pool toys for a day or evening out and have a little fun of their own, all at no extra cost. The combination of family and adult fun make it a big reason couples choose Generations for their big day!
Azul Beach Riviera Cancun
This just may be the perfect resort for wedding groups of all kinds. Azul Beach Riviera Cancun is family-friendly, but has areas of adult-only oasis tucked throughout the property. One entire building of rooms is for guests 18+, including the pool and swim-up bar right out front. Located only 30 minutes south of the Cancun airport, this stunning resort offers a little something for everyone, including gourmet dining, impeccable service and a variety of activities and entertainment. A pier wedding here will be unique and memorable and offer some amazing photo ops!
El Dorado Seaside Suites
South of Playa, isolated from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the world, lies the beautiful El Dorado Seaside Suites resort. Guests staying here can enjoy the lush and tropical quietness of The Palms section, or meander over to the vibrant and modern Infinity section. Stay at one, play at two, but one thing is for sure, the pier wedding ceremony location will be one to remember.
The Fives Azul Beach
Tie the knot atop the waves at this lively and vibrant property! Picture 360-degree views of the breathtaking azuls of the Caribbean Sea, while savoring the local flavors of the region for your reception dinner. Need some additional entertainment after the wedding? Then, enjoy the upscale town’s live shows, trendy restaurants and bars. You’ll also have plenty of down-time for relaxing at the nearby white sand beach, or at the on-site spa, which will completely wash your cares away after the hustle and bustle of wedding planning.
Say “I Do!” with an incredible view at one of these stunning Pier Wedding experiences! For more details on a Karisma Pier Wedding package, click below to get started.
All offering gorgeous private views from a secluded rooftop terrace, it’s no wonder we love a Karisma Sky Wedding. What's a Sky Wedding, you ask? Only the most incredible, unique and breathtaking wedding venue we've ever seen! Think rooftop. 360 degree views. Sweeping shares of ocean blues and tropical greens. And, think utter privacy. Keep reading to find out which property is right for your special day.
Take your destination wedding to a whole new level with one of these incredible Sky Wedding settings. For more information on a Karisma Sky Wedding Package, contact the Romance Travel Group team at today!
December 14, 2018
Romance Travel Group Wins Big With Karisma Hotels at the 11th Annual GIVC Awards
Launched in 2008, the Gourmet Inclusive Vacation Consultant Program (GIVC) is limited to an elite group of travel agents who are obligated to meet specific standards and requirements in order to exceed extremely high expectations with regard to customer service and support. Each year, the event honors the industry’s top performing travel professionals during four days of celebrations, ceremonies and meetings at El Dorado Royale Spa Resort, by Karisma, in Mexico’s Riviera Maya.
On Friday December 8th Karisma Hotels & Resorts unveiled the award winners on the final evening of the company’s Eleventh Annual GIVC Awards and Sales & Marketing Forum, which drew over 600 agents. The 11th annual gala dinner awards were presided over by Armando Chomat, Executive VP for Sales and Marketing Worldwide for Karisma Hotels.
“This evening, with deep appreciation to Sr. Martínez and Sra. Dolores, we could not be more excited to provide our revered Gourmet Inclusive Vacation Consultants with the recognition they have earned.” Romance Travel Group’s Shelli Nornes was named #1 Top Selling Agent (home based) in the United States, top 10 wedding agent and top sales agent for El Dorado, Azul and Generations resorts. The final and most esteemed award of the night, The Hall of Fame Award, was given to Ms. Nornes for making a significant impact on business and partnership. “What a night!” says Nornes. “Karisma has been a wonderful partner for many years and we love sharing these favorite resorts with our clients. Receiving the Hall of Fame award means the world to us. It is such an honor to be recognized like this.”
Romance Travel Group is known for their expert destination wedding, honeymoon and vacation planning. Having just celebrated 20 years in business this past June, Romance Travel Group is a long-time industry leader. For more information on Romance Travel Group, visit www.romancetravelgroup.com.
What better way to celebrate your new marriage than with an authentic culinary experience for just the two of you? Here’s 3 properties that will not only delight your hearts, but your taste buds, too
El Dorado Casitas Royale
From the first sip of your cocktail, to the last bite of your exquisite dessert, the Gourmet Inclusive Experience falls nothing short from perfection. And at El Dorado Casitas, the chefs believe the perfect meal should not sacrifice quality or quantity, but rather, work together equally to create the ultimate foodie experience. In addition, each and every meal is made with locally-sourced and delectable ingredients to create a variety of authentic cuisines. They’re also more than happy to accommodate guests with dietary restrictions or preferences, and provide you with personalize services that go well above and beyond any average resort. What better place to celebrate your love and taste for adventure, than here?
You won't leave this delightful, adults-only paradise unsatisfied, that’s for sure! Unico 2087 elevates the meaning of Mexican culture through its unique dining experience and impeccable service. Locally-grown ingredients and flavors are a must-have at every restaurant and bar, while incorporating an array of international flavors in each and every dish. This honeymoon spot has dining options everywhere from casual and beachy, to fancy and indulgent. The menus are also carefully designed by experienced chefs, many of which own their own restaurants, or have cooked in kitchens across the world. This is an experience a culinarian in love shouldn’t miss!
Grand Velas Riviera Maya
Experience some of the most spectacular gourmet restaurants Mexico has to offer at Grand Velas Riviera Maya! Here, you’ll see local flavors and the surrounding culture blend to create the ultimate dining experience for lovers. Savor the intoxicating flavors from across the region in an array of chic or casual settings and indulge in their daily menus prepared by world-renowned chefs. Don’t forget to see what the mixologists are up to; you’ll find them at the Aqua Bar, which is just steps from the gorgeous beach!
So, for those of you who have a true appreciation for the art of food and drink, we highly recommend you honeymoon at one these show-stopping properties! For more information, or a complimentary quote, contact us at Hello@RomanceTravelGroup.com today.
Looking for a more elegant and sophisticated destination wedding experience? Then check out 3 of our favorite adult-only properties that cater directly to you and the grown-ups on your guest list.
El Dorado Royale, by Karisma
Explore signature wedding collections, beautiful offerings, and award-winning cuisine at this one-of-a-kind luxury property. In addition to El Dorado Royale's lush and tropical scenery, you and your adult guests will experience impeccable personalized service, endless inclusions, and a true taste of Mexican culture. The best part? With a Karisma destination wedding also comes a free wedding package with all the bells and whistles. Click here to learn more about the “Always and Forever Package,” or ask us today how to qualify.
Secrets Maroma Beach, Riviera Cancun
It doesn’t get much better than an oceanside wedding on one of the best beaches in the Riviera Maya – not to mention Secrets’ signature hospitality and Unlimited-Luxury. You and your adult guests will receive a secluded, exquisite, and harmonious wedding and vacation experience, all in the comforts of a AAA Five Diamond award-winning property. Secrets Resorts also prides themselves for staying true to each property’s cultural roots – so expect to receive the ultimate authentic Mayan experience.
The carefully crafted details and artful touches make UNICO 20º87º the ideal matrimonial backdrop for couples and adult travelers. Known for its exceptional value and service, this property boasts an entirely new standard for inclusion. Here, you’ll find that everything is included – even the spa treatments, select tours and excursions! We think you’ll also find the Anfitrion Service to be especially enticing, which is designed to replace the traditional butler service and to serve as your personal host during your stay.
Think you’re ready to get started? Then contact us today at Hello@RomanceTravelGroup.com, or fill out this brief questionnaire and we’ll be in touch with you soon!
Known for its 5-star gourmet inclusive dining, luxurious accommodations, and picturesque views, it’s no wonder El Dorado Royale makes the ultimate destination wedding location.
To start, this gorgeous property is conveniently located just 25 minutes from the Cancun airport. It is also comfortably nestled in a gated community on the breathtaking shores of the Riviera Maya, a blissful setting for your destination wedding.
The Free Wedding Package
The “Always & Forever Package” is just another perk of having your destination wedding here. Not only does the package include the services of an expert wedding designer, you’ll also receive the package décor, sound system, ceremony officiant, a wedding certificate, a semi-private dinner reservation, and a honeymoon package. The honeymoon package adds the perfect amenities for an unforgettable experience.
At El Dorado Royale, enjoy your wedding in an elegant setting that caters to couples and adults-only. Boasting a AAA 4-Diamond level of service, style, and personal attention, this property will instantly appeal to adults looking for a feeling of home, calmness, and casual luxury.
Just like any Karisma Resort, El Dorado Royale presents an unforgettable wedding and vacation experience for you and your guests. Here, you’ll enjoy gourmet cuisine, premium drinks, personalized services, and numerous fun activities, all of which are fully-included during your stay. It makes your destination wedding especially convincing for your guests to make the trip when they know everything is already included!
The Gourmet Experience at El Dorado Royale deserves a separate category because it’s that amazing. This award-winning component is a foodie’s dream-come-true, where fresh ingredients from its on-site greenhouse are incorporated into creative dishes made by world-renowned chefs and mixologists. What better way to exercise your taste for adventure than by sharing this unique culinary experience with your loved ones?
A great alternative for wedding guests traveling with children, is Generations Riviera Maya, a family-friendly resort located right next door. Here, you’ll find similar amenities for the entire family. The best part? The adults staying at Generations have full access to El Dorado Royale any time they want.
For more information on this exceptional resort, contact us at Hello@RomanceTravelGroup.com today!
1. Generations Riviera Maya
Boasting excellent cuisine, hospitality, and butler service, Generations Riviera Maya pleases just about everyone! Uncover the perfect setting for every aspect of your special day, from designer-inspired details and inclusions, to effortless planning and navigating. This is surely a wedding experience you'll never forget!
2. 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.
3. Azul Beach Riviera Cancun
Azul Beach Resort is a great match for couples looking for a balance between family-friendly and adults-only. Not only does it offer the perfect blend of activities, food, and service, it is also designed for all your romantic occasions. Enjoy snuggling on a canopy bed, a beachy candlelit dinner, or just take it easy in your secluded swim-up suite. Whichever you choose, Azul Beach will spoil you.
4. Royalton Riviera Cancun
Experience breathtaking moments at Royalton Riviera Cancun, a true lover's paradise. Wedding packages are tailored to any taste or style, and are always customized to fit any budget. Experience a variety of options such as, a wedding concierge, a custom cake, and spa discounts with your wedding package. Additional perks include close proximity to the airport, modern rooms, and dining galore!
5. Moon Palace Jamaica Grande
Why do we love this 5-star resort so much? Well, with resort credits to the spa, exciting tours and excursions, golf outings, and its laid-back style, it's very hard not to! Known for it's customization, enhancements, and cultural/religious offerings, a wedding at Moon Palace Jamaica is perfect for those couples looking for a fun, yet intimate wedding. Definitely a show-stopper!
So celebrate your wedding in luxury at one of these all-inclusive resorts! Questions? Contact a romance travel specialist today at Hello@RomanceTravelGroup.com.
We get it... you want the best resort, the most amenities, the perfect location and the best value to WOW your guests at your destination wedding. After helping hundreds of couples plan their big day, we know a thing of two about the best locations and resorts out there. There is one resort that has been consistently topping our most recommended list for the last few years now; Generations Riviera Maya.
This stunning resort is a quick 25 minutes south of the Cancun airport. It is connected to the incredible El Dorado Royale and Casitas Royale (adults only) so adults from all 3 properties can go freely back and forth and have full access to all of the amenities. This is perfect for couples who may have mostly adult mixed with just a few children attending the wedding. The best things about Generations Riviera Maya, aside from their beautiful wedding venues, are the top notch butler service and garden-fresh, expertly prepared meals. Quality oozes from this resort and your guests will definitely be treated to a vacation of a lifetime.
Destination weddings at Generations Riviera Maya are extra special. Choose from a variety of luxurious, private venues such as a beachfront palapa, a quaint covered pier, or a sprawling glass-wrapped rooftop with 360 degree views. The wedding team here is the best we have ever worked with. They will not disappoint. For more information on this perfect destination wedding location, visit https://www.romancetravelgroup.com/karisma-resort-weddings.html, or call Shelli at 507-237-6133.
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