Why a Destination Wedding?

Many brides think Destination Weddings are too expensive and luxurious for their budgets. In reality, they are less expensive than a traditional wedding — especially if TravelSmiths is planningfile9161313070968 it for you! Want to have a Destination Wedding? See why this would be a great option:


  • Always costs less than a traditional wedding, check out our comparison below from different resorts.
  • Planning a wedding can be stressful – but the experienced TravelSmiths Groups Department makes it nearly stress-free!
  • TravelSmiths can help you get great rates on exclusive wedding group packages at resorts.
  • You can combine your wedding, honeymoon and family reunions all in one big trip!
  • Enjoy more quality time with your loved ones, and less time running around trying to bond with everyone you feel required to invite to a local wedding that only lasts a few hours.
  • We find the groom gets more involved with a Destination Wedding – there are more exciting things for him to help book and plan, from one in a lifetime excursions with his groomsmen and activities at the resort to relaxing spa treatments for the two of you.
  • Since most families are spread out all over the country, or world, a Destination Wedding can serve as an exciting mid point destination to have your guests travel to!
  • Allows for more creativity with venues, cuisine, activities, decorations and attire.
  • Your guests can plan a special vacation around your wedding destination!
  • A Destination Wedding is a great way to have a memorable wedding that is unique from all of your friends.
  • Destination Weddings are also great for small second weddings.
  • Want to elope? Destination weddings are perfect for that too!


The Cost Of A Destination Wedding

It’s a common myth that Destination Weddings are more expensive than traditional weddings. They are more affordable and more eventful! Look at our Destination Wedding packages below from 2016. Compare them to a traditional wedding in your area and you’ll be convinced to book your Destination Wedding today!



Beaches Turks & Caicos Rates based on 2016
Twlight Hour $600.00
Government Fee $400.00
1 Dendrobium $25.00
8 White Orchid Pleasures $520.00
4 Dendrobium $100.00
2 White Dendrobium $100.00
1 Bamboo Arch with Sheer Fabric $300.00
1 Grass Mat Aisle Runner $100.00
87 Splendid Wedding 3 Hour  Dinner ( free with 20 rooms or more booked ) $0.00
7 Splendid Wedding 3 Hour Dinner (free with 20 rooms or more booked $0.00
87 Additional 1 Hour Open Bar $1,044.00
1 Hour Steel Player For Coctail Party $600.00
1 Elegent Bliss Photo Package $2,100.00
9 Beautiful Beginnings Table With Centerpieces $900.00
3 Hours DJ $1,050.00
10 Tiki Torches $150.00
1Projector Rental $350.00
1 Flip Flop Station $25.00
43 Pairs Of Flip Flops $430.00
Total of 87 Guests $8,794.00
** Rates are not guaranteed and can change at anytime**


Dreams Tulum Resort and Spa rates are based on 2016

Ultimate Wedding Package $3,299.00
Services of the Judge or minister
Wedding Organization and personalization of our Wedding Coordinator
Preparation and ironing of the Wedding dress and grooms tuxedo/suit
Complimentary room for the groom the night before the wedding (based on availability)
Use of the beach front or chapel located in a romantic setting
Bride`s Bouquet & Groom´s boutonniere
2 boutonnieres/ 2 Corsages parents or witnesses
Natural floral centerpiece for Brides dinner table
Natural floral centerpiece for ceremonial table
Wedding cake and one and sparkling wine for 20 people.
Special Gold Wedding Dinner party (for 20 people staying at the hotel)
One hour Gold Private cocktail party with Hors D`Oeuvres (for 20 people staying at the hotel)
Live Mexican Music Trio (45 minutes)
50 Full color photos (6×8)
Wedding Photo Album
Video of the ceremony(30 minutes edited)
Bride`s hairstyling for ceremony
Make-up application for bride
One Spa treatment to choose from:One swedish massage for two or One European facial for
two or One Salt Glow Boby Scrub for two.
15% discount on all Spa Treatments (products not included)
Honeymoon Package (Bottle of Domestic Champagne, Fruit Basket)
Late check-out for bride and groom (based on availability)
Earn free nigths towards a stay over your first anniversary(apply if room booked 7 nights stay)
Waterford Yours Truly Champagne Flute Pair (please requested trough the website after the wedding)
Beach front wedding set-up decor (20 chairs with white covers, ceremony table and carpet
Rose Pedals for Ceremony  $       290.00
Harpist  $       525.00
Additional persons  (over 20 people) 11 Adults  $   1,500.00
Additional persons  (over 20 people) 1   Child  $          58.00
5 Cocktail Tables with white cover  $          65.00
32 pink Napkins  $       168.00
3 hour DJ Service  $       985.00
Garland of Lights  $       695.00
6 Tiki Torches  $       200.00
8 Bouttoniers  $       205.00
TOTAL for 32 persons  $   7,990.00
** Rates are not guaranteed and can change at anytime**


El Dorado Royale and Casitas Royale rates are based on 2016

Package Always & Forever Ceremony Services $0.00
2 Sheers for Gazebo $200.00
1 large flower arrangemnt on Gazebo $70.00
1 small flower arrangement on Gazebo $35.00
96 uncovered chairs $0.00
Sound system for the cermony $0.00
Expert Signature Wedding Designer
Wedding Guest Concierge
Brides Personal in room wedding attendant on the wedding day beginning 3 hours prior to your ceremony
Personalized Wedding Website
Honeymoon gift registry
1 Bride Bouquet $90.00
8 Bridemaids Bouquets $400.00
2 Boutonnieres $60.00
2 Corsages $60.00
Hair & Makeup   Day of wedding $225.00
Non Guest Day Pass 2 persons $144.00
Bonfire, Smores Party for 91 Beach
10 High Tops 8-10 pm  Pre wedding
Sound system for Bonfire $250.00
GIWS Private 1 hour  Cocktail Party up to 50 guests complimentary from TravelSmiths  with 10 rooms or more booked
15 High Top Tables
41 additional guests $410.00
1 Donkey with 2 beer baksts of beer $150.00
1 set 45 minutes Mariachi Trio $700.00
Private Dinner Reception for 91 guests
38.00 usd per person ( 20% off  when you have 5 or more rooms or more includes 4 hour international bar 30.40 pp
Champagne Toast
12 table with white linens & uncovered chairs
1 small table welcome entrance for guests
5 High Tops
9 Centerpeices $675.00
40 white lanterns dance floor $1,500.00
4 posts to hang chniese lanternsand light bulbs $200.00
1 vinyl white dance floor $700.00
200 lights bulbs to hang over tables $1,500.00
DJ Equipment only $800.00
Total of 91 guests $13,115.00
** Rates are not guaranteed and can change at anytime**


Hyatt Ziva And Zilara Rose Hall rates are based on 2016

Lavish & OplulentSymbolic marriage ceremony & certificate, performed by  officiant
Beachfront couples massage
Romantic beachfront dinner for the couple
Bridal floral bouquet and Boutonniere for the Groom
Suite decoration with flower petals, complimentary wine, late checkout up to 3pm
Champagne & chocolate-dip strawberries for newlyweds’ suite night of wedding
Hairstyling and makeup for the bride
Manicure and pedicure for the bride
VIP wristband for the bride and groom
15% discount on spa services for bride & groom
Onsite services of a professional wedding specialist
Complimentary for the wedding couple plus up to 20 guests:
Sparkling wine toast, signature wedding cake
Decorated beach location, oceanfront gazebo or chapel
Special aisle runner, ceremony table with white linen and classic Tiffany or folding wedding chairs
Sound system for the ceremony
Cocktail hour with appetizers served post-ceremony
fully private wedding reception after the ceremony ,3 hours with a 3-course meal
Personalized menu card for the reception
Natural floral centerpiece for the alter
10% discount on spa services for the wedding guests
Complimentary online bridal registry and wedding website
Upgraded Bouquet ( Cymbium Orchid and roses cascading) $250.00
6 Bridesmaids Bouquet (Roses & Babies breath, with greenery ) $390.00
1 Boutonniere $20.00
1 Violinist $407.75
50 Tie Backs $200.00
Cocktail Hour
1 Pianist $407.75
20 Botives $40.00
Dinner Reception
78 supplemental charges for additional guests cocktail, dinner, bar & cake $6,727.25
50 Room Drops $300.00
11 Lanterns for centrpieces $550.00
1 Draped Fairy Lights $700.00
1 wooden dance floor $1,125.00
1  DJ Equipment rental $1,025.20
TOTAL of 100 Persons $15,641.95
** Rates are not guaranteed and can change at anytime**


Sandals Emerald Bay rates are based on 2016

Twilight Wedding $600.00
Something Loved Spa Appointment
Trial Hair Styling & Make Up Session
Wedding Day Hair Styling & Make Up
Weddingmoon Inclusions
Manicure & Pedicure for Bride – CONFIRM ON RESORT
Photography 1 Luxe Celebration Photo & Video (3 Consecutive Hours; 200 Images)Simple Video Included $3,100.00
Paradise Ocean Dreams in White
1 White Dendrobium Orchid
3 Seaside Orchid Romance
6 White Dendrobium Orchid with Seafoam Ribbons
3 White Deondrobium Orchid Corsage
1 Vision in White Structure & Fabric Décor
1 Seashells Aisle Treatment
1 2Pc Steel Pan Band per hour
37 persons 3 hr event 1 Hr Cocktail & 2 Hr Reception $2,090.00
37  1 hour bar extended event $444.00
5 Seaside Serenade Table Linens & Paper Suite with White Napkins $500.00
5 White Hydrangea Trio $875.00
5 Set 5 of Tonna Tesselata, 2-3in Seashells per Table $75.00
5 8in Silver Lanterns $125.00
1 Dance Floor $500.00
Bonfire $500.00
12 Tiki Torches $180.00
 1Speciality Lights $300.00
DJ for 4 hours $1,350.00
2 Piece Steel Pan Band Per Hour $900.00
Pre Wedding
37 Pre wedding Dinner Complimentary- Clients purchased at least  10 rooms $0.00
Total for 37 Guests $13,764.00
** Rates are not guaranteed and can change at anytime**