Important pointers to easily Arrange Your Destination Wedding and Reception
From just a cake & a bubbly toast for two on the beach to ‘Full on Abundance’ at a Palace like Resort, you can easily arrange your wedding reception. Sort out your dreams, wishes, plan ideas and, of course, the almighty budget thingy.
If you are on a budget, it’s best to go small and simple; unless you are blessed with a generous loved one, then by all means allow them the pleasure of creating whatever their big heart & wallet can manifest! This can never be planned but when it happens, dreams come true for so many that would otherwise not get to come to a Dreamy Destination Wedding Location… And, they say, it’s better to give than receive!
The smaller the wedding parties the more flexible the arrangements can be which tends to create a more personalized, carefree, relaxed and romantic reception, while a large party can have the time of their life and their privacy by ‘buying out the venue’ or chartering one’s own Wedding Charter Yacht for their exclusive use.
Small, intimate wedding receptions aren’t just for the budget conscious, but for Romanic Dreamers of all walks of wallet size. For about the price of dinner at most any top restaurant in a desirable destination location, you should be able to find a mobile chef that will show up on a grassy ocean overlook near your Beach Wedding and set up an impressive Romantic Dinning Experience that will be forever fondly remembered; if not seek out caterers and local Delis, all kinds of restaurants offer delivered food or food for pick up for more savings.
Larger parties on a budget can still have all the big family fun but save HEAPS by having the reception at a public park with a ‘Bring your own dish’ buffet style ‘family style wedding reception’. Since most everyone will be at a ‘destination wedding location’, everyone would have to spend precious time shopping for reception supplies, so it may be worth just having the family picnic catered since the ‘reception venue’ was ‘cheap to nothing’.
Smaller parties can always just get a table section that is sort of to themselves in most bustling trendy restaurants, but why not make it more special by finding that smaller venue–like a private vacation rental or Bed & Breakfast place that has a reception area just big enough and at the right price for your party. Either your wedding coordinator or the venue staff will be able to arrange for catering at many budget levels along with a ‘Bring your own dish’ family buffet style ‘ accommodations.
There are advantages to having a reception ‘Just Steps Away’ from the Wedding and there are certainly different advantages to have two locations. For all the reasons you choose that spot for your wedding, it would also make it awesome for your reception, plus not having everybody from the wedding party drive to another location and re-park adds to the convenience. However, you can enjoy the inspiring advantages of having Two Honeymoons by having a Morning Wedding at a nice location with all its glory… Then saunter back to your Love Nest for a Private champagne brunch and enjoy your ‘HoneyNoon’ at the peak of your day! Why wait until the very late hours of a long day of extra big smiles all day before finally getting around to your Honeymoon – You would be just like a HoneyMooner… just a little bit Sooner!
After a luxurious refreshing nap, meander over to your reception to enjoy a second photo session that captures this stunning location with the sunset and all your guests being entertained by romantic live music. After the festivities, in the traditional manner, you are now expected to depart for your Honeymoon… Making it Two ‘HoneyMoons’ in one day! (No extra charge with most reasonable wedding planners)
Find a good local wedding planner like the Maui Marrying Man, that can cheerfully work with you to fulfill your dream Wedding and Reception wishes within your budget. They can confirm any issues with obtaining the required location wedding permits and reserving the use of the park for your event. Look for a complete, one-stop-shop wedding package with a wedding planner that actually performs the ceremony, this is the best way to ensure that the details you provide in the planning stages are expressed to the right person; by the wedding day you will feel like good friends. If you’re really lucky you will find a wedding Ceremony Minister that has musical talent to offer both the Ceremony and the reception, there would a nice savings here by keeping the hired personnel to a minimum.
If your Destination Wedding Dreams include a Tropical Island, consider coming to Maui and get Married at a True Tropical Island Paradise – Hawaii’s Best Wedding Beaches are on Maui! Bobbie Jo and this article’s author Roger Curley have a deep connection to the ocean and the Tropical Islands they have sailed to and lived among during their nearly 4 years of Sailing Adventures. Roger experienced a 30+ year career in Hollywood’s Film, TV and Audiophile recording industry while Bobbie Jo has been performing Harp and Vocals at Wedding Ceremonies for over 30 years as well.. We bring our highly technical photography, video and worldly experiences together for Simply Elegant Dream Weddings on a Tropical Island Beach. A ‘Tried and True’ locally based Mom and Pop – One Stop Shop!