|Your Ultimate Memorable Moments Destination Wedding Planning Guide
Congratulations! You've said YES to each other, and now you're saying YES again-- to a perfectly dreamy destination wedding with Karisma Hotels & Resorts. SO exciting! But a little scary planning a wedding from afar, right? Many couples don't know where to begin.
First of all, don't fret or get overwhelmed; the hard part's over. We will be with you every step of the way, ensuring your wedding planning journey is seamless, easy and fun. Are you ready to bring your dream to life? Let's get started.
Happy Couple, meet Abundance of Resources...
First, let us draw attention to what is perhaps most obvious to you: You'll find a myriad of resources and information on our Memorable Moments Weddings website, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram, but above all, through the helpful guidance of your always accessible Gourmet Inclusive Wedding Consultant, as well as your Signature Wedding Designer™. To boot, we even have a fabulous Wedding Planning Page where a plethora of information is creatively organized. Let's call these special links, all anchored by the website, your Memorable Moments Wedding Planning HQ, shall we?
For quick reference, and to aid in navigating through the wavy waters of what sometimes seems like information overload, we'd like to offer this simple, step-by-step checklist. Throughout the list, we've included links that will shoot you right back to the site (HQ) and enable you to acquire more detailed information on each pertinent subject at hand. Let the wedding planning fun begin!
Resort Quick Reference Guide:
El Dorado Spa Resorts and Hotels = Romance, adults only
Azul Beach Resorts by Karisma = Romance, but with countless Family-centered services and activities
Generations Resorts = Luxury, togetherness, multi-generational
Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts, Punta Cana = Love. Laughs. Luxury for the whole family.
- Find a Gourmet Inclusive Wedding Consultant. We highly recommend it. Let's face it - most of us are not experts at planning a wedding, but he/she is! Allow your Gourmet Inclusive® Wedding Consultant to coordinate travel arrangements, educate you on the region where your wedding will take place, keep you on track, advise, plan and more; why take on all these tasks when you have an expert ready to handle it all with ease? In addition, when you book your wedding through a Gourmet Inclusive Wedding Consultant, you will receive exclusive perks and extras, including your choice of:
- A Welcome Cocktail Reception
- A Caribe Photo $350 Photo Package Credit
- A Bride's Spa Package
- Schedule your Destination Wedding Dress Rehearsal to help you make decisions that are important to YOU. This is the perfect opportunity to experience the many possibilities of your Memorable Moments Signature Wedding right where you'll be saying "I Do". This 3 night /4 day event costs only $699 for 2 of you. Attend as a couple, or bring a friend or family member to get their perspective and help in the decision making process. This is a very unique and priceless resource that will take the guesswork out of each choice and ultimately give you peace of mind. In addition, it's a perfect excuse as to why you just have to escape to paradise for a few days!
- Location, location, location! Picture yourself here, speaking your vows to each other in the Riviera Maya. Be it sand, sky or sea, you're guaranteed a breathtaking Caribbean setting for your destination wedding ceremony, reception and private dinner. Choose from:
- Sand - Beach Wedding Gazebo
- Sky - Sky Rooftop Terrace
- Sea - Thatched Roof Pier Gazebo
- Chapels - Charming Beachfront Chapels
- Garden - Natural, Botanical Wedding Gazebo
- Ballrooms - Grand Ballroom
- Ceremony décor in a romantic location for your dream destination wedding
- All-Inclusive dinner for your wedding reception in one of our gourmet restaurants
- Signature Services like expert wedding planning, a personalized wedding website and more!
- Essential ceremony services like your officiant and the filing of your documents
- The Memorable Moments Honeymoon Package full of spa discounts, candlelit dinners, complimentary champagne and beyond so you can start your life together in style
For many couples, this wedding offers everything they need and more!
- The Memorable Moments Signature Wedding Collection. We invite you to be inspired, and add to your Always and Forever Complimentary wedding experience. Explore the Memorable Moments Signature Wedding Collection for stylish touches and chic décor to make your Gourmet Inclusive Wedding Event nothing short of spectacular. Be advised: you are sure to find it irresistible! Take our Style Quiz to find the Memorable Moments Signature Wedding Collection that matches your personality!
- It's As Easy As 1-2-3! Have Your Day. Your Way. with an event that is Distinctly You! The options are endless and any event can be tailor-made to fit your destination wedding style. You will find total flexibility as you:
- Explore the chic décor options for the ceremony of your dreams
- Perfectly pair your reception
- Make it Gourmet Inclusive® with our special pairings
- Add Moment Makers like photography packages, musical options and more!
- Take the guesswork out of choosing a menu that will impress everyone on your guest list by taking full advantage of our Gourmet Inclusive® Pairings, or craft your very own menu from our banquet kit, where limitless and affordable possibilities can be found.
- Chef Inspired Menus. Our team has personally designed a chef inspired menu for each Memorable Moments Signature Wedding Collection™!
- Wine Pairings. We have carefully selected Jackson Family wine pairing recommendations for the Memorable Moments Signature Wedding Collection.
- Signature Cocktails. Give your wedding the Gourmet Inclusive treatment by offering guests your very own Signature Cocktail.
- Cakes & Sweets. To us, every wedding cake is a unique work of art! But what sweetens the deal even more are our mini cakes, cupcakes and cake pops, as well as our Incredible Edibles nightly turn down service.
- Signature Accents. The Memorable Moments Signature Wedding Collection™ was inspired by brides and influenced by designers just for you. Find all of the attention to detail that set Karisma Hotels & Resorts apart with unique and trendy touches that are infused throughout the designs.
- Personalized Stationery - Welcome letters, programs, menus
- Wedding Signs - Customized, decorative and romantic or instructional
- Designer Floral Collections - Perfectly paired floral arrangements
- Musical Playlists are available - Carefully designed to match the vibe.
- Wedding Lounges - Melt into one of these while sipping a Signature Cocktail.