Destination weddings have become increasingly popular among engaged couples over the last several years. Couples want more time to spend with guests, so why not make an amazing wedding weekend vacation with everyone you love?

Whether you are looking for an adult-only trip with a small group of friends, or a family-friendly reunion; Ever After’s travel team will not only help you pick the perfect package and all-inclusive resort for your special day, but they will ensure you and your guests have the wedding experience of a lifetime!


Best Resort for Destination Wedding | Destination Wedding Weekend Ideas for Guests

Best Destination for Wedding Weekends

Our pick for best destination is Mexico, for many reasons. It is a short trip from most places in the United States, and has become increasingly popular with affordable all-inclusive packages with a variety of resorts to pick from for your destination wedding. If you haven’t been in recent years, Mexico has developed into a tourism power-house for 5-star resorts; especially along the east-coast side that sits on the Caribbean Sea.


Guest Activities for a Destination Wedding

Welcome Party | Destination Wedding Weekend Ideas for GuestsPhoto via: Elena Damy

Host a Welcome Event for Guests

First thing’s, first! You may want to consider an introductory meet and greet. This will give your guests a chance to mingle in a casual setting, and you will be able to set the tone for the upcoming festivities. If you are thinking of having a family-friendly affair, consider a welcome dinner. For adult-only travelers, have a cocktail reception to enjoy a beautiful, relaxing night of drinks with your guests!

Insider Tip: Since all restaurants are included with your all-inclusive vacation, all you will need to do is make reservations at the hotel when you get there to accommodate a larger party.


Snorkeling | Destination Wedding Weekend Ideas for Guests

Go Snorkeling

Take advantage of the beautiful ocean-side location- there is truly nothing like it! Plan a day at sea, take your loved ones on a snorkeling adventure, or perhaps a boat tour. Have some fun in the sun and swim with all the fishes. This a vacation must-do that everyone will enjoy.

Insider Tip: Some resorts may include snorkeling gear in your all-inclusive package.


Cenote in Rivieria Maya | Destination Wedding Weekend Ideas for GuestsPhoto via: Aquaworld


Vacation Excursions

Feeling a bit daring? Conquer a waterfall or climb into a cenote, and see the beautiful sights the of your vacation destination. For an even better view, hop on a zip-line and zoom by all the trees and greenery, or consider a jungle tour and get in touch with nature!

Insider Tip: The all-inclusive resorts have concierges on site that can help you plan your itinerary and pick the perfect excursion for you.


Yoga on the Beach | Destination Wedding Weekend Ideas for Guests


If you plan a destination wedding at an all-inclusive resort, they have hundreds of activities included in the price of your stay. Take a look at what they offer, many will offer cooking classes, yoga sessions, or just hang out at the pool/ beach and take in the tropical rays.


Spa Packages | Destination Wedding Weekend Ideas for Guests

Rest and Relaxation

Spend a day at the spa with your closest friends, or plan a golf day! Make it a relaxing day where you can enjoy each other’s company and reminisce your friendship through the years.


Party at Resort | Destination Wedding Weekend Ideas for Guests

Party in Paradise

Are your guests more outgoing, and perhaps enjoy a good party? Take advantage of the wide variety of the resort’s beverage selection, and hit up the nightclub or entertainment on property! If you are looking for something for more adventurous, a sunset dinner cruise is a great way to sip on libations while watching the sunset.


Rehearsal Dinner | Destination Wedding Weekend Ideas for Guests

Rehearsal Dinner

Don’t forget to have a rehearsal dinner before the big day. With all the fun and festivities, you and your guests will need a night to get back in wedding mode. A rehearsal dinner can clear up any last-minute ceremony questions, and is a nice reminder of why you all are here in the first place… to celebrate your love!


Farewell Brunch | Destination Wedding Weekend Ideas for GuestsPhoto via: Geert and Sara


Farewell Brunch

This is a great way to culminate an unforgettable weekend. Thank your loved ones for being part of your destination wedding by treating them to a farewell brunch. This is also a good way for you to finally let loose and no longer stress about the big day. So relax and enjoy your guests for one last time before saying “bon voyage”!

Guest Activities | Destination Wedding Weekend Ideas for Guests

Regular weddings tend to feel rushed and stressful, having a few extra days will give you more flexibility with planning events. That is why destination weddings are a great idea for couples looking for a wedding weekend to spend with their family and friends.  If you are interested to creating a dream destination wedding contact our destination wedding planners at Ever After today!