Bridal Jewelry Ideas for 5 Destination Weddings

The hallmark of classic Nantucket wedding details: one perfect pearl.

For a lot of brides, choosing the jewelry to wear on their wedding day usually comes down to A) finding a piece in  Mom’s jewelry box that can work as their “something borrowed,” or B) a last-minute race through the “better jewelry” section of the local department store. But for women planning a destination wedding, […] Read more »

New! Destination:W insider guide to destination weddings Jamaica

Rockhouse Resort Jamaica cabanas from the water.

The music, the food, the beaches, and of course the destination wedding resorts. Jamaica has it all. Which is why we are excited to share our new Destination:W Insider’s Guide to Destination Weddings — Jamaica. It’s another in a series of  insider destination wedding guides we have been putting together. It will tell you everything […] Read more »

Jamaican destination wedding villas with a surprising history

Lime-Acre Villa porch

If the House of Newlyweds atmosphere of the typical Sandals resort is not your style, how about a destination wedding at Butch Stewart’s house? Stewart, founder and chairman of Sandals all-inclusive resorts, is a Jamaican who over the years has owned several homes on his native island. They are places, he says, that have “served […] Read more »

Four great new Caribbean destination wedding resorts

Sugar Beach Viceroy Pitons view

A destination wedding in the Caribbean has been the dream of many couples, because who wouldn’t want to get married alongside a tropical lagoon, beneath coconut palms, to the sound of island music? And every year the choices for where they can have that wedding seem to grow. Here are four fine resorts that have […] Read more »

New destination wedding ideas in the Spring 2013 issue of Destination: W

Proud to announce the second issue of Destination: W magazine!

The second issue of Destination: W magazine is live today! With gorgeous real wedding photography by Thayer Allyson Gowdy, Hillary Harvey, and Cengiz, of Adagion Photography, the Spring 2013 issue of Destination: W magazine invites you behind the scenes at amazing celebrations on Mexico’s Riviera Maya, in New York’s Hudson Valley, and on the Greek […] Read more »

Jamaica’s hip new wedding compound: Trident Hotel & Castle

Trident Hotel, entrance and pool view

Trident Hotel welcomes with a sense of serenity.   If you are looking for a destination wedding location that will mark you as a trend-setter—a pioneer, almost—you might want to think about Port Antonio, Jamaica. Building on a legend that grew out of the 1950’s, when just about everyone in Hollywood visited (usually at the […] Read more »

How to have a beach wedding everyone will love

Who hasn’t imagined a destination wedding on the beach? Everybody barefoot, surf nibbling at your heels, the best man keeping your ring secure, he insists, in a bright yellow pail. And who, on second thought, hasn’t imagined their beloved grandma sinking in the sand all the way down to her hip replacement? To which we […] Read more »

Palladium Resorts’ wedding genius, Karen Bussen, on three things every couple forgets to pack

Event planner and author Karen Bussen (Simple Stunning Parties at Home, Simple Stunning Bride) has recently partnered with Palladium Resorts to create a series of wedding packages that bring a generous dash of perfection to the tropics. We asked her to share the three items every couple forgets when packing for their destination wedding. Here’s […] Read more »

A James Bond wedding at Jamaica’s GoldenEye resort

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of James Bond—and the release of Skyfall, the long-awaited 23rd Bond movie—we’ve been shaken (and stirred) while viewing the iconic spy thrillers, which have been shot in such eye-popping locations as the Swiss Alps, Montenegro, Cuba, India, Dubai, Russia and Instanbul. While not every locale makes sense for a destination […] Read more »

The best way to save money on a destination wedding

  If you know where you want to get married but haven’t set a wedding date, get out your calendar. Almost every place in the world has a high season, when demand for rooms is at its peak (Greece in August, Jamaica in March). Similarly, most places have a low season, when travelers put up […] Read more »