A Breathtaking Hindu Wedding at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta!

It’s #WeddingWednesday and love is in the air at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta! Today, we’re so excited to share some beautiful photos from the recent wedding of our honored guests Sarika and Chirag! The traditional Hindu ceremony was held on the beach at Dreams Villamagna where Sarika and Chirag’s family and close friends were able to join in the celebrations.

Located on the beautiful Banderas Bay with spectacular views of the Sierra Madre Mountains, Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta is an all-suite, AAA Four Diamond Resort for couples and families alike that serves as an idyllic backdrop for anyone’s special day.

Dreams Villamagna avoids the cookie-cutter wedding. Our on-site coordinators encourage you to send images from wedding blogs, magazines, even your Pinterest board, and we’ll help turn your vision into reality!

From a stunning ceremony to a lively cocktail hour and private dinner reception, Dreams Villamagna wedding packages provide all the elements of the picture perfect event along with special touches that will pamper you beyond the wedding day. See below for some of our favorite moments from Sarika and Chirag’s stunning day!

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Husband and wife! Sarika and Chirag dance the night away at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta.

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The breathtaking ceremony location for Sarika and Chirag at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta.

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The bride prepares to walk down the aisle at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta.

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A beautiful backdrop for a beautiful wedding at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta.

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Tones of gold, yellow and orange were the shining feature of Sarika and Chirag’s wedding at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta.

 

Ready to Wed? Get Ready for the Destination Wedding of your Dreams!

It’s #WeddingWednesday! If you have always dreamed of spending your special day in paradise, now is the perfect time to make those dreams a reality! With our ‘Ready to Wed’ package, guests will receive a $500 resort wedding credit when you hold your destination wedding at select beachfront resorts between the dates of April 30 through October 31, 2015! Use your credit towards special touches that will make your wedding truly unique!

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Ready to Wed? Book your destination wedding at select Dreams Resorts & Spas!

When you book a Dreams Resorts & Spa wedding, you will be enraptured by luxury from the moment you arrive! Guests can choose from expertly crafted wedding packages providing you all the essentials for your picture perfect event – plus special touches that will wow!

Dreams Resorts & Spas avoid the cookie-cutter wedding. Our on-site coordinators encourage you to send images from wedding blogs, magazines, even your Pinterest board, and we’ll help turn your vision into reality.

Participating Dreams properties include Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa, Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa, Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa, Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa, Dreams Huatulco Resort & Spa, Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa (Blackout dates: Fridays and Saturdays), Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa and Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana (Blackout dates: May, Thursdays and Saturdays in June and Fridays and Saturdays in July).

If you’re ‘Ready to Wed,’ now is the perfect time to book your destination wedding and enjoy a $500 credit towards creating the wedding of your dreams!

A Fairytale Ending at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta

Happy #WeddingWednesday from Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta! Love is definitely in the air here as we share with you the romantic love story of two of our guests that began, where else, at Dreams Villamagna!

Located on the beautiful Banderas Bay with spectacular views of the Sierra Madre Mountains, it’s no surprise that Dreams Villamagna is the perfect place for love to bloom.

Flashback to February 16, 2010: Giles was enjoying himself at the annual Mardi Gras celebration with fellow travelers from Canada. After the evening had kicked off and the festivities were in full-swing, fellow guests – Maria, along with her sister – were introduced to him by the hotel’s maitre d’. Maria was seated next to Giles and, as they say, the rest was history!

Maria and Giles made the decision to spend the rest of their lives together and we’re so thrilled that they decided to celebrate their union at Dreams Villamagna on their five-year anniversary on February 16, 2015!

Below are some beautiful photos from their romantic day:

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We now pronounce you man and wife! Sharing a special moment on the beach at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta.

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Rings are exchanged at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta.

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All smiles here! The happy couple cherishes a special moment at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta.

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What a happy day! The couple shares a laugh at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta.

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…and they lived happily ever after! A gorgeous sunsets caps off a gorgeous day at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta.

At Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta, we take care of all the details to make your wedding day special!

We’re so thrilled Giles and Maria chose to share their special day with us and encourage all love birds to explore our wedding resources to help you plan your dream destination wedding!

Congratulations to the happy couple! We wish you many years of happiness!

10 Tips to Planning Your Dream Destination Wedding

At Dreams Resorts & Spas, we understand that planning a wedding can be stressful, especially if it isn’t being held close to home. To make things easier, we have compiled our top 10 tips for planning your dream destination wedding at Dreams Resorts & Spas!

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The  beautiful blue water of Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa makes for the perfect background for the perfect day.

1. Plan well in advance

Before choosing a destination, you need to know how many people you will be accommodating. When planning a destination wedding, it is critical to give your guests as much advance notice as possible. Start by sending out “Save the Dates” or a link to your personal wedding website at least 5-6 months before, so that they can have plenty of time to make travel plans.

2. Determine a budget

In planning any wedding, establishing a budget is extremely important. Talk with your significant other and decide on a reasonable price limit. It can be a rough estimate at first, but after getting quotes and choosing the venue, decide on a fixed number and stick to it!

3. Find your perfect destination

The location of your wedding determines not only the mood, but also the travel time and budget required for you and your guests. Dreams Resorts & Spas offers locations in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and, coming this November, Costa Rica and the Virgin Islands! With so many different venues and atmospheres available, be sure to do extensive research to narrow down your options and find the perfect location for you and your significant other!

4. Check the weather

Be sure to check the seasonal weather for the destination that you choose. Dreams Resorts & Spas are known for their year-round beautiful weather, but precipitation and temperature can vary mildly. Plan accordingly and research weather for the date you select.

5. Hire a wedding planner

Planning a wedding is stressful! Get some much needed extra help by working with our dedicated wedding coordinators who are all more than happy to help you deal with logistics and day-of event issues. Dreams Resorts & Spas offers an on-site wedding coordinator in each of our wedding packages to help you from start to finish. They will go above and beyond to make sure your wedding is everything you dreamed it would be.

6. Take a Trip

Consider taking a trip to the destination of your choice a few months before the wedding. This will give you the opportunity to check out the venue and meet your personal wedding coordinator to confirm details such as ceremony and reception spaces, accommodations for guests, catering, and floral arrangements. This is an optional trip, but highly recommended if it fits within your budget.

7. Research local marriage requirements

The laws for getting married in a different country can vary so be sure to research the legal requirements to avoid any last-minute complications!

8. Know what’s included

Dreams Resorts & Spas include various wedding packages for you to choose from in the planning stages. Be sure to review each option carefully to find the perfect fit for you, your significant other, and your family. Don’t be afraid to ask questions—that’s what our wedding coordinators are there for.

9. Take care of guests

Your guests are generously giving their  time and money to be at your destination wedding, so be sure to take care of them. In addition to arranging group rates for flights and rooms, give other important travel information, such as transport services, beforehand to keep their lives simple. It’s also a nice touch to give guests welcome bag gifts for their rooms, full of essentials for the trip, like suntan lotion, water and bug spray.

10. Don’t sweat the small stuff

Planning a wedding is complicated, and constant worrying will take away from the beauty of the day and the reason you are celebrating in the first place. If you feel like things are going wrong in the planning stages, just breathe. You have an on-site wedding coordinator by your side to handle the details and the amazing support of friends and family that are here to celebrate your happiness. Enjoy it every moment!

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Start your lives together at the stunning Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa!

Start planning the wedding of your dreams at Dreams Resorts & Spas!

Real Weddings: Linda & Vison Tie the Knot at Dreams Riviera Cancun

Happy Wedding Wednesday from Dreams Resorts & Spas! Nothing makes us happier than seeing the joy of real couples tying the knot at their Dreams destination wedding. We are committed to ensuring not only that your special day goes as smoothly as possible, but also that every detail is as picture-perfect as you imagined it to be, as was the case for Linda and Vison’s spectacular wedding at Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & SpaJt images did an incredible job capturing all their precious moments on the property and off–we loved their fun, off-site photo shoot in the nearby town of Puerto Morelos!

If this looks like your idea of wedding bliss, Save Your Date by July 31, 2014 for a wedding between January 1 and July 31 in 2015 or 2016 and we’ll throw you a complimentary cocktail party for 50 guests. Let us make all your wedding dreams come true at Dreams Resorts & Spas!

Linda and Vison tie that knot at Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa! Photo credit: jt images.

Linda and Vison tie that knot at Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa! Photo credit: jt images.

Let your personality shine with a stress-free wedding at Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa!

A stress-free wedding at Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa will leave you jumping for joy! Photo credit: jt images

Linda and Vison let their personalities shine in this shot at a taco bar in nearby Puerto Morelos.

Linda and Vison let their personalities shine in this shot at a taco bar in nearby Puerto Morelos. Photo credit: jt images

Getting the party started at Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa! Photo credit: jt images

Getting the party started at Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa! Photo credit: jt images

Wedding Wednesday! Taryn and Chis Tie the Knot at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta

The opportunities presented by a destination wedding are endless, as demonstrated by Taryn and Chris’ incredible wedding last February at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta Resort & Spa. According to bride Taryn, “We shocked a lot of people when we said we had 105 people attending our destination wedding but it just shows how good of friends and family we really have and we truly feel blessed.” The couple combined visually stunning elements from the groom’s Punjabi heritage to create a multicultural affair that was truly unique. We couldn’t have felt more honored to host Taryn and Chris and all their friends and family for this spectacular event!

5.20.14 Save Your Date

Are you considering a destination wedding? Would you like to begin life together with the one you love surrounded by sparkling waters, breezy palm trees and pristine sandy beaches? Make your wedding dreams come true; Save Your Date with Dreams Resorts & Spas! Click here to discover which resort fits your wedding style, see testimonials and photo galleries of real weddings at Dreams Resorts & Spas and book your big day. Plus, if you book five rooms for your destination wedding you’ll receive the sixth room free, and receive one complimentary room upgrade for every ten rooms booked!

 

Real Weddings: Dreams Puerto Vallarta

At Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa, we help couples make their destination wedding dreams come true every single day. So when we got word about Heather and Michael’s fairytale wedding at Dreams Puerto Vallarta, we just had to share their story with you! The two met in college at the University of Southern California, where Michael decided to chat up Heather after a Dodger game.  The rest, as they say, is history!

Heather and Michael celebrated their wedding at the stunning Dreams Puerto Vallarta, where they were joined by 80 of their closest friends and family. The couple even surprised the guests at the reception with a special choreographed dance to Tyrone Wells’ “Running Around in My Dreams.” The entire event was certainly one for the record books—check out some of the photos below of the couple’s special day!

Heather’s bridesmaids help her prepare to walk down the aisle!

Heather’s bridesmaids help her prepare to walk down the aisle!

Heather and Michael pose before the ceremony.

Heather and Michael pose before the ceremony.

Heather and Michael smooch for the very first time as a married couple.

Heather and Michael smooch for the very first time as a married couple.

The bridal party looked just as amazing as the soon-to-be couple!

The bridal party looked just as amazing as the soon-to-be couple!

The newlyweds enjoy each other’s company on a romantic beach stroll following the ceremony.

The newlyweds enjoy each other’s company on a romantic beach stroll following the ceremony.

Want to celebrate your special day with us at Dreams Resorts & Spas? Visit us today to check out our wedding packages!