Planning a destination wedding can be very romantic but it can also be very stressful. Creating a unique experience from a distance can be challenging especially if you haven’t seen the location. Karisma Resorts caters to beautiful destination weddings. In this article, I’ll outline the eight great reasons to have your wedding at Karisma Resorts. Let’s start by checking out the locations.
1. Karisma Resorts Locations
Karisma Hotels and Resorts are 5-star resorts that are located in some of the most beautiful beach locations: Mexico, Cancun, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Montenegro.
2. Adult-Only or Family Friendly Resorts
Karisma Hotels and Resorts cater to adult-only weddings and family-friendly weddings. Each resort is dedicated to one or the other. For instance, if you wanted a small, intimate, adult-only wedding, you might consider the El Dorado Royale in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
The El Dorado Royale is an AAA diamond, award-winning beachfront resort. In fact, it managed to land a spot as one of Conde Nast Traveler’s Top 100 Hotels in the world!
Likewise, if you want to invite families with children, you might consider the Nickelodeon Hotel and Resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico. As well as being on the beach, this hotel has a pool, a waterpark with over 20 slides, and plenty of activities for children. This makes it a perfect getaway for families to enjoy after the nuptials.
3. Special Offers and Packages
There are plenty of special offers and wedding packages to choose from For instance, wedding packages for the El Dorado Royale start at $950. You can, of course, customize your package giving you a unique experience.
Karisma Resorts Free Destination Wedding Packages
The Karisma Resort also offers a free wedding package. To qualify for a free wedding package, simply book a minimum of three rooms. Choose the free package or customize the package with selected upgrades.
Choose from the following options:
- A free honeymoon stay at any of our hotels (subject to availability)
- A complimentary bottle of champagne upon arrival
- Complimentary breakfast buffet for two days before your wedding
- Complimentary drinks during cocktail hour
- Complimentary dinner buffet for two nights before your wedding
- A complimentary bottle of sparkling wine per couple on your wedding night
- A complimentary bottle for each guest of sparkling wine on your reception night
- Complimentary room upgrade for 2 nights prior to your wedding, and much more.
Wedding packages include ceremony decor, officiant, filing of documents, witnesses if needed, recorded music, and a wedding cake. Many upgrades are available.
4. The Karisma Spas
Many of these locations also have a spa where you can be pampered before and after your wedding day. Enjoy chromotherapy showers, bubble beds, dry sauna, herbal steam room, and more.
Experience the Naay Spa at any one of the El Dorado Hotels. Services include hydrotherapy, herbal therapy, facials, and body treatments as well as a complete beauty salon.
The Vassa Spas are located at the Azul Beach locations and contain similar treatments.
5. Dedicated Wedding Teams
Each resort has a wedding coordinator or a dedicated wedding team to help you with your plans. Having a wedding planner at your wedding location will alleviate a lot of anxiety that comes with planning a wedding. And, let’s face it, it can be very stressful, especially when planning a wedding in a foreign location.
6. All Inclusive Wedding Packages
All-inclusive wedding packages can save you a ton of money. Your guests will also appreciate having a number of services included that they don’t have to pay extra for.
7. Midweek Savings
If you want to save even more, consider having your wedding in the middle of the week. Midweek weddings qualify for additional benefits. You can earn “Cash for your Bash” credits. These credits can be used toward a number of discounts. For instance, if you book 10-15 rooms, you’ll receive a $20 credit for each room that can be used toward a cocktail party.
If you book 21-29 rooms, you’ll receive a $20 credit per room for a cocktail party and $40 per room toward a private dinner.
By booking 25 rooms, you’ll receive a $1,500 discount on your wedding. You get the idea. There are a number of offers like this.
8. Choose Your Wedding Theme
You can also choose from a number of different themes to make your wedding even more special. Each resort has its own unique wedding themes. Below is a sample of signature wedding collections to choose from at the El Dorado Royale Hotel in Mexico:
- Coastal Bliss – contemporary
- Sophisticated Soiree – cosmopolitan chic
- Vintage Elegance – whimsical
- Colonial Charm – a more classic theme with cultural infusion
- Majestic Flair – vibrant and lush colors
- Pure Glamour – old Hollywood glamour
These themes, with their beautiful decor, also include award-winning gourmet cuisine. Choosing one of these packages allows you to create a beautiful day that fits your style while still staying within your budget.
Karisma Resorts FAQs
Are Karisma Resorts any good?
According to TripAdvisor, many of the Karisma properties rank in the top 10% of properties based on savings, ratings, and reviews. The El Dorado Royale has been ranked as one of the top 100 hotels in the world according to Conde Nast Traveler Magazine.
Are Karisma Hotels adults only?
There are many hotels that are adult-only. There are also some that are family-friendly as well. The Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts are family-friendly and located in Punta Cana and the Dominican Republic.
Planning a destination wedding that is all-inclusive can save you a ton of money. Aside from making travel arrangements and booking a hotel room, your guests will appreciate having most of the work done for them, too.
When discussing your travel plans with your wedding coordinator, be sure to inquire about Karisma’s travel partners. They can help you with your flight arrangements which can be included in your package.
Another great benefit of having a destination wedding at one of the Karisma Hotels and Resorts is you can have your honeymoon there as well! Or fly off to another Karisma Resort location!
Have you ever held a destination wedding at a Karisma Hotel or Resort? Tell me all about it by leaving a comment below.