Where is your dream destination wedding spot?

Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa

Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa

Written by Juliana Gover, AVDW Specialist.

Everyone has the perfect picture of their dream wedding.

What do you want to see around you while you stand up there saying “I do” to the person of your dreams? A castle for the grandists, a church for the traditionalists, a field for the boho types, a beach for the romantic? Where you first met for those sentimentalists or a secret garden for those naturalists?

The options are literally limitless. As long as the two of you are together and there is someone there to conduct, it is a wedding.

But for those of you who want to follow the amazing trend and get away, maybe save some money, and have a destination wedding — where do you go?! When it comes to selecting that dream destination wedding, how do you choose where you are going to stay and share that special kiss? You could have a beach or garden wedding on every coast and anywhere plant life can grow, so where in the world do you want to go?

Let us help you decide…

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Tropical Fruits That Help Fight Wedding Stress

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

Written by Jordyn Rosen, AVDW Guest Coordinator 

Stressed about your big day? Help fight off stress, while simultaneously getting into the tropical spirit with these tropical fruits!

Becoming a bride is a very exciting, yet scary time of a person’s life. There is a lot of detail that goes into a wedding, especially a destination wedding, which could become super stressful! While preparing for your big tropical day, try some of these tropical fruits to help keep your stress level down.

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Destination Wedding Superstitions to Love

Written by Ashley Surkin, AVDW Specialist

So long summer! Fall is the perfect time of year to say “I Do”!

Whether you plan for the sunny shores of Cancun or the tropics of Costa Rica; between back-to-school, Halloween and giving thanks, it’s a great opportunity to have all eyes on you and all hands on deck as this season is generally off peak for most resorts.

But before you plan your fabulous Fall nuptials in paradise, be mindful of some cultural superstitions.

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Role of Groom in the Destination Wedding Planning Process

Zi Hui and Luke, Dreams La Romana

Zi Hui and Luke, Dreams La Romana

Written by Ashley Surkin, AVDW Wedding Guest Coordinator

Congratulations! You’re getting married! Whether it’s the first time or the 10th, planning a destination wedding is always an experience in and of itself.

The majority of brides take on coordinating every last detail of their big day as if it was another job. But where does that leave the groom? Brides, before you get to your boiling point read on and realize it’s okay to divide and conquer when it comes to destination wedding planning. The majority of brides take on the tasks as if it was another job.

Here are a few roles that your fiancé might enjoy tackling…

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5 Ways to be the Coolest Destination Wedding Bride

Destination Weddings

Carolina and Patrick – Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa

Written by Courtney Bradley, AVDW Specialist

Being newly engaged and planning the perfect wedding may be a dream come true for most brides. It’s easy to get lost in the cake tasting and table arrangements, stressed over what the groomsmen, bridesmaids, even you are going to wear.

But breathe.

And while you take a time out, think about the people in your life who are helping to make your fairy tale a reality. From bridesmaids to guests and everyone in between, we’ll layout how you could be the coolest bride in town, while still getting everything you want on your special day.

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Destination Weddings Trend: Trash the Dress

Angela & Peter's wedding at Bavaro Princess, Punta Cana

Angela & Peter’s wedding at Bavaro Princess, Punta Cana

Written By Ashley Surkin, AVDW Specialist

The days of preserving your elegant white gown are history.

In recent years “trashing” your wedding dress has become the new post-nuptials trend with more and more brides deciding to take the plunge (literally). From diving into the ocean to an epic paintball match between you and your honey, the act of “trashing” your dress makes for some pretty incredible photos.

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