All Inclusive destination wedding package breakdown

Purchasing a destination wedding package from an all-inclusive resort is the most common way our couples host their all-inclusive destination weddings with 20+ guests. But what exactly is a wedding package? Like purchasing a TV or a car, wedding packages come in different varieties and price points and differ from minimal to lavish ceremony setups. A package may already feature everything you’re looking for, or you can use it as a base to further customize. Packages vary by the resort brand and location you choose. Below are a collection of example packages, tiered similarly to how many resorts feature theirs.

Sample Basic Package

The basic destination wedding package a resort offers may be complimentary, based on the number of rooms/nights you are staying, and additional taxes and fees may apply.

  • Includes up to 5 guests

  • Personal wedding planner and onsite coordinator

  • Early check-in and late check-out for the wedding couple (based upon availability)

  • Room upgrade based upon availability

  • Ceremony location and basic ceremony decor

  • 10% spa discount

  • Chairs and sound system

  • 1 bouquet and 1 boutonniere

  • Sparkling wine toast

  • Semi-private dinner (2-hour)

  • 1-tier wedding cake

Sample Upgraded Package

The upgraded all-inclusive wedding package typically offers all of the basic package’s inclusions, and modifications to allow for further guests.

  • Includes up to 10 guests

  • Basic package inclusions

  • Upgraded ceremony decor

  • Breakfast in bed following the wedding

  • Preparation of the bride and groom’s wedding attire

  • 1 bouquet and 1 boutonniere for a bridesmaid and groomsmen

  • Cocktail-hour following the ceremony

  • 3-hour Private reception with open bar

  • 2-tier wedding cake

  • Personalized menu cards

Sample Luxury Package

This luxury destination wedding package example is based on many of the highest priced packages our most popular resorts offer. It’s common to find added inclusions such as spa treatments and photography included in these all-inclusive wedding packages.

  • Includes up to 20 guests

  • Upgraded ceremony decor

  • VIP check-in and check-out

  • Couples’ massage

  • Romantic dinner 1 night of stay

  • Pre-wedding event (example: Dinner rehearsal or welcome party)

  • Musical performance during the ceremony

  • Cocktail hour with signature appetizers and solo musician

  • 4-hour private reception

  • Professional DJ

  • Photography package for ceremony and 1-hour of reception

Again, these are just samples of what you can expect from an all-inclusive wedding package. Cost and inclusions vary by your chosen resort. Additional fees for extra guests may apply. Resorts may offer further items at extra costs, like more unique and special venues (like rooftop terraces) and a-la-carte menus if you would like to add additional services like videography or personalized floral arrangements. You can always use our wedding calculator to get a real-world estimate immediately.

Further tips:

Discount Rates: Many resorts offer discounted all inclusive destination wedding package rates during certain months of the year, generally during their slower months. Some resorts have different prices for weekdays and weekends. Also, they may only offer a package for a specific period of time each year. Room Upgrades: Room upgrade for the couple are a common feature of wedding destinations packages, but if a resort is near capacity, it may not be available for you. Symbolic and Legal Ceremonies: A symbolic ceremony is the most popular ceremony type for destination weddings. A civil ceremony is legally binding and has extra fees and requirements. You can learn more about ceremony types here.

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