How to plan a luxury foreign wedding at a budget you can afford

Always dreamed of your perfect wedding in the sun? Mexico may not be so far away with a luxury package from Tropical Sky

Wedding season is in full swing, and it's the perfect time for newly-engaged couples to begin thinking of their own big day. While 2018 was unseasonably beautiful, 2019 is the perfect example of why a homegrown wedding is sometimes risky for sun-worshippers. There really hasn't been much of a summer-feeling so far this year, and if you're all about beautiful scenery, stunning weather and a backdrop to remember, then no doubt your mind has already started wandering to the possibility of a wedding abroad.

There are destinations all over the world that would be ideal for a dream wedding, but none more beautiful than Mexico. With crystal clear waters, perfect sandy beaches and blue skies as far as the eye can see, it really is a classic wedding destination for a reason. But while many of us here on the other side of the world might think it out of reach, Tropical Sky have a solution for a dream wedding to remember.

A luxury wedding

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Tropical Sky offers amazing all-inclusive packages to soon-to-be newlyweds searching for their destination. Nestled in the beautiful Mexican surroundings just outside Cancun, the glamourous Haven Riviera Cancun Resort and Spa is the perfect match for a ceremony. The adults-only, all-inclusive resort will make you feel as if a tiny sliver of Mexico coastline has been reserved just for you.

Complete with private beach and a long list of amazing features, couples can let the stress melt away in choosing the Haven Riviera as their venue.

Tropical Sky's Classic Wedding package is the perfect way to have an all-inclusive, luxury wedding at an affordable price. The hotel is the ideal spot for a secluded and intimate wedding — only one wedding is allowed at the Haven Riviera per day, giving your party the chance to feel as if you have this part of Mexico all to yourselves.

Couples not only get the use of an on-site wedding coordinator and discounts on photography and spa treatments throughout their stay, but also get some little added luxuries that will make their wedding something really special.

They include:

  • Welcome letter and present from the Managing Director of the resort
  • 30 min relaxing couple massage the morning of the wedding for the bride and groom
  • A bottle of chilled Champagne for a wedding toast
  • Late check-out for bride and groom till 2:00 pm
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The Serenity Club

You have the option to elevate your stay at Haven in one of their exclusive Serenity Club Oceanfront suites. You’ll be greeted at a private check-in lounge on arrival and escorted to one of the very best suites on the property. Throughout your stay as a Serenity Club customer, you’ll be surrounded by exclusive VIP services and premium amenities, including a luxurious king bed with a premium pillow menu and sleep-well kit; an exclusive Serenity Club Lounge offering premium wines, spirits and finger food throughout the day; premium aromatherapy menu for personal wellness, and so much more.

Here's the full list of what's included in Haven's gorgeous Serenity Club:

• Stunning oceanfront location and views
• Exclusive check-in area
• Exclusive lounge area
• Butler service 7 am – 11 pm
• Premium minibar
• Sleep well kit
• Additional complimentary green fees at El Tinto golf course and Cancun Country club
• Complimentary access to the water journey experience and dynamic pool circuit
• One complimentary snorkel tour per person per stay

The details

Tropical Sky are currently offering an amazing deal for couples, where, if they stay in a Serenity Club Romance junior suite with a swim-out oceanfront at Haven Riviera, for seven nights or more, they can get a Classic Wedding package absolutely free. The perfect wedding in Mexico, all taken care off from the moment you step off the plane, and prices start from under €1500 per person.

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There's so much to think about when it comes to a luxury wedding, but Tropical Sky have you covered with a guide to all the details.

Wedding parties

When thinking about what type of wedding you want, you may also want to think about any family and friends also travelling with you. The Classic Wedding package has been designed for the bride and groom and up to 10 guests, which is a small wedding — if you're looking for a bigger affair, simply contact Tropical Sky, who can create bespoke packages based on you and your family.

The ceremony

While it may be tempting to do the whole shebang and legally marry in Mexico, it can be an expensive and arduous process — Mexican law dictates that couples must have a number of documents translated, pay Judge's fees, and take compulsory blood tests in order to tie the knot. Many couples choose the option of getting legally married here at home, and spending their special day in Mexico in a symbolic ceremony, in order to keep costs and stress levels at a minimum.

Honeymooners

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If all of the above sounds unmissable, but you're torn between the beauty of Mexico and the comfort of home, don't worry — there's still always the option of honeymooning there instead. If you and your partner want to take the opportunity to spend some time to yourselves after the big day, Haven Riviera Cancun is the perfect destination for an all-inclusive dream honeymoon. Instead of the Classic Wedding package, you can enjoy chocolate-dipped strawberries, sparkling wine, a complimentary 3-course a la carte dinner plus 10% spa discount at the hotel when you book seven nights or more.

Excited yet? For all the information you need, head to Tropical Sky to begin planning the big day.

Tropical Sky's seven-night all-inclusive packages in Haven Riviera Cancun start from €1,359 per person, including return flights from Dublin and transfers. 

The free Classic Wedding is subject to staying in Serenity Club Romance junior suite swim-out oceanfront room (Aug 2019 from €1579pp / May 2020 from €1839pp)

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