Thursday, January 17, 2008

Destination Weddings

Today, we continue on our journey around the globe to Mexico! Here are a few unique resorts to consider for your destination wedding, or even your honeymoon!

II. Thursday's Destination Hot Spot ~ Mexico

Located in Riviera Mexico (90 minutes from Cancun) this resort is set within 85 acres of wild tropical gardens and directly faces the Caribbean Sea. This adult only resort (ages 18 +) features seven gourmet restaurants, numerous swimming pools, swim-up bars, and AMAZING spa facilities and is sure to be one unforgettable wedding! The Aventura offers three main wedding packages and the best part is there is actually a FREE package! This package is for guests staying at the resort for their entire stay and includes basic wedding necessities, including dinner for up to 50 people at pre-selected restaurants in the resort. The second package is the "Superior Wedding Package" and is $1,555.00 (USD). This package includes all of the items included in the free package as well as other special items such as a horse drawn carriage for the bride, make-up/hair styling, spa packages, a small photo package, and much much more! Finally, the third package is the "Deluxe Wedding Package" and is $1,995.00 (USD) and even includes a Mariachi band! Keep in mind that passports are mandatory when traveling to Mexico and the couple must be present at the resort at least 3 business days prior to their ceremony date.

For complete wedding detail & package information, check out their wedding website:

This resort is truly located in a tropical paradise! The resort is secluded in it's own private cove and faces the Pacific Ocean. The resort features several championship golf courses, private beaches, fitness centers, tennis facilities, and numerous restaurants. The resort offers three main wedding packages. The first, "Dreams Wedding in Paradise Package" $769 (USD) includes ceremony location, wedding cake & wine reception for up to 10 guests, bride's bouquet, as well as other necessary items. The second, "Dreams of Love Wedding Package" $1,980 (USD) includes everything in the basic package as well as preparation of the wedding gown, cocktail party with hors d'oeuvres for up to 20 guests, and make-up/hair styling for the bride. The third, "Dreams Ultimate Wedding Package" $2,650 (USD) includes the same items as the second package as well as floral centerpieces, 50 full color photos and wedding album, video of the ceremony, live Mexican music trio, and many more items! They also offer additional a la carte services and packages that may be purchased in addition to the above packages. The same marriage requirements apply as noted above; however, in this location, couples must arrive 4 business days prior to their ceremony date.

For complete wedding detail & package information, check out their website:
Hope you enjoyed what Mexico has to offer...check back tomorrow as we head across the Atlantic, to Europe!

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