The average Caribbean wedding package, not including your stay, is around $1,000.00. A full week in the islands staying at an all-inclusive resort usually costs between $4,000.00 and $7,000.00. If you want to spend $40,000.00, just fly your friends and family down to enjoy your wedding day with you.
Can you bring your own photographer to Sandals?
Sandals Resorts has softened their position on outside wedding photographers.
What is included in a destination wedding package?
Semi-private reception venue, such as a restaurant on the resort grounds. Catering and bar service. Romantic touches for the wedding couple, such as late check-out, a complimentary room upgrade, couple’s massages, or even a candlelit dinner on the beach. Complimentary honeymoon stay.
Are sandals for married couples?
Your Wedding. Sandals makes it easy for you to preview your dream destination wedding and honeymoon at our resorts. Be our guest for up to 3 nights starting at a rate of $275 per couple per night.
How do all-inclusive resort weddings work?
Most resorts have on-site planners who take care of every detail so you can just relax and enjoy your big day. All-Inclusive means that everything is included in your package–the room rate, food, drinks, tips, taxes, and a basic ceremony (sometimes a small reception dinner too).
Does the woman pay for the wedding?
You might be aware that the bride’s family is expected to cover the majority of the wedding day costs, while the groom’s family pays for a variety of extra activities, like the rehearsal dinner and the honeymoon.
How much do photos cost at Sandals?
Retrieving Photos We show up later in the evening before dinner to pay for the photos. While the photoshoot itself was FREE, the cost of each photo as it stood a few weeks ago is $18 per photo. And of course you will fall in love with just about each photo they take (darn it!).
Do you have to pay for photos at Sandals?
You heard that right. When we heard about the complimentary photo session with a professional photographer we said let’s give this a “shot.” At Sandals, everything is included – premium top-shelf spirits, all gourmet meals, a wealth of land and watersports and of course a complimentary photo session!
How far in advance should you book a Sandals Wedding?
When couples use our “Free Sandals Honeymoon Planning Service”, one of the most frequent questions asked is: “When should I book my Sandals honeymoon?” The short answer is: To get the best price and the best rooms, we recommend that you book at least 1 year in advance.
Do guests pay for destination weddings?
Typically when it is a very small or family-only affair, guests are not expected to pay. If you do want your guests to cover their own accommodation that you’ve already paid for you can set up a PayPal link on your wedding website. (A MUST for a destination wedding!)
What is proper etiquette for a destination wedding?
- Figure out who pays for what.
- Keep the guest list short.
- Give guests ample time to plan.
- Make your guests feel welcome.
- If you want alone time after the ceremony
- Give your guests key information.
What is the average cost of a destination wedding?
Prices depend on location, the number of days, the number of events, the U.S. dollar to local currency exchange rate, the time of year, the number of guests, and more. That said, the average estimated baseline cost of a destination wedding hovers around $35,000.
Which Sandals Resort is the most romantic?
Sandals Grande Antigua has won the award for the Caribbean’s Most Romantic Resort by the World Travel Awards multiple times and even won the Most Romantic Resort in World in the past.
Can singles go to Sandals for wedding?
Because we wanted to make your vacation as romantic and relaxing as possible, only couples may stay at Sandals. But we open our arms to welcome singles, friends, and families to our fabulous Beaches Resorts.
Is Sandals for older couples?
Which Sandals Resorts are best for younger / older couples? Sandals Resorts are perfect for couples of all ages, especially those celebrating a wedding, honeymoon, or anniversary. During your Sandals vacation, you can expect to meet couples from all over the world, of all age groups.
Are all-inclusive wedding packages worth it?
It’s a myth that all-inclusive wedding venues are always better for your budget, but they certainly can be better for your budget. If you shop around for a good deal, many all-inclusive venues will offer fantastic prices on food, decor, flowers, linens, music, photographers, and more.
Is it better to have an all-inclusive wedding?
The main pro of an all-inclusive package is that it saves you time with wedding planning, design and coordination. Instead of searching for catering vendors, florists, bakers and rental companies, these will already be included in your package.
How do you plan a destination wedding at an all inclusive resort?
- Figure out your budget.
- Consider your guests.
- There is no such thing as a “Free” wedding (sorry)
- All-Inclusive means free food and booze, right?
- Hire a Travel Pro.
- Outside vendor fees.
- Budget for Extras.
- Know about group rates.
What grooms mother do?
Plan and Host the Rehearsal Dinner. Traditionally, the groom’s mother and his father (usually) host the rehearsal dinner the night before the wedding. Planning the rehearsal dinner is one of the most important tasks for the mother of the groom to take on.
What do parents of the groom pay for?
What Does the Groom’s Family Pay For, Traditionally? The groom’s family is responsible for corsages and boutonnieres for immediate members of both families, the lodging of the groom’s attendants (if you have offered to help pay for this expense), and sometimes the costs of the rehearsal dinner.
How much money should the groom’s parents give as a wedding gift?
“We suggest no less than $100, but prefer $350 or more since that is an average fee for most wedding musicians when compared to others involved with the ceremony.” Another cost the groom’s family takes care of is the officiant’s lodging.
Is champagne included at Sandals?
In-room amenities include the all-inclusive mini bar stocked with top shelf liquor, a bottle of Champagne, juices, water and sodas. There is also an in-room coffee maker and a kettle with tea, coffee, sugar and creamer stocked. All day housekeeping and all day room service are inclusive.
Do Sandals Resorts provide toiletries?
Staying at a resort or hotel? Toiletries and towels are often provided, so no need to worry about the shampoo bottle leaking in your luggage. All Sandals and Beaches Resorts in Jamaica provide toiletries like shampoo and conditioner, lotion, body wash, soaps and towels – directly from the Red Lane Spa.
How do I rent a cabana at Sandals?
Cabanas can be booked on resort only; all you’ll need to do is provide information on breakfast selections. On your cabana day (the day you book), your private butler will escort you from your room to the cabana.
Is there Wi-Fi at Sandals Jamaica?
Sandals Resorts is introducing free Wi-Fi and complimentary long-distance phone calls for guests staying in concierge and butler rooms, at any of the seven Sandals Resorts in Jamaica.