Ideas for a Post-Pandemic Wedding and Honeymoon Do Over + Sweepstakes Alert
When the COVID-19 pandemic made its way to virtually every corner of the globe, almost all wedding plans called for adjustments that met public health and safety protocols. Some couples were forced to shorten their guest lists or celebrate virtually, while others had to reschedule their plans altogether.
With destination weddings and honeymoons feeling the impact too, many brides and grooms were left wondering when their dream wedding and honeymoon would finally happen. But all the time spent waiting has led to heightened creativity and bigger ideas for a post-pandemic wedding or honeymoon — and even a complete “Do Over.”
If your plans were impacted by the pandemic, keep reading for ideas on planning your dream post-pandemic wedding or honeymoon! And if you’re looking for a “Do Over,” you’re in luck!
Planning a Sandals or Beaches Sequel Wedding
Searching for the perfect place to redo your “I do’s?” Consider planning a sequel wedding at Sandals® Resorts or Beaches® Resorts! This unique celebration is perfect for couples looking to share their big day with a full guest list. Plus, many will be eager to travel as restrictions are lifted, so there’s no better place for a post-pandemic wedding than the Caribbean!
If you prefer an intimate, adults-only celebration, opt for a post-pandemic wedding at Sandals. For a family friendly affair, Beaches in Jamaica and Turks & Caicos is perfect for celebrating with all ages. Whether you share “I do’s” at Sandals or Beaches, you can expect a sequel wedding complete with Luxury Included® perks your guests will love!
The Benefits of a Sequel Wedding
Despite reduced CDC COVID-19 restrictions, many couples are still opting for outdoor ceremonies and receptions. And there’s no better place to host an outdoor event than in paradise at Sandals or Beaches! Every Luxury Included® Resort still follows the enhanced Sandals Platinum Protocols of Cleanliness as a means of ensuring the health and safety of all guests and staff.
The surge in post-pandemic weddings also has vendors scrambling to keep up with the demand for decor, venues, and more. Thankfully, Sandals and Beaches present 18 expansive resorts in total, complete with multiple wedding venues per resort. Plus, all decor elements found in the Sandals and Beaches Customizable Weddings collection are available for a set cost that doesn’t fluctuate based on demand.
With hundreds of nuptials hosted every year, across all resorts, the Sandals and Beaches weddings teams are ready to welcome couples back with open arms.
Jetset to Paradise for a Honeymoon Do Over
After tying the knot, there’s only one thing left to do — replan your honeymoon! When you honeymoon at any Sandals Resort, you can expect unparalleled luxury, romance, and one-on-one time.
Here are a few of our favorite ways to revel in romance together on a Sandals destination honeymoon:
Splurge on Butler Service
After all the wedding planning and entertaining, you deserve a little extra relaxation. With our exclusive Butler Service, you will receive personalized care and attention from the moment you arrive to the moment you depart. All Sandals butlers have been trained by the Guild of Professional English Butlers to meet the highest standard of service. Sandals Butler Service is only available for guests staying in top-tier Butler suites.
Savor the world with 5-Star Global Gourmet™ dining
There’s nothing quite like reminiscing your big day over a delicious meal — especially when you have up to 21 internationally-inspired restaurants to choose from! Whether it’s Italian, French, Caribbean, or pan-Asian cuisine, Sandals and Beaches offers something for every palate. Plus, you can pair any meal with cocktails, Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks® wines, or a selection of premium liquors. The best part is, it’s all included!
Unwind at the Red Lane® Spa
Discover romance and relaxation at the Red Lane® Spa. With dozens of tropically-inspired add-on* services and treatments, you can find peace of mind on island time. For total privacy, try booking a couples massage on the beach or in a quiet garden setting.
Partake in a little friendly competition
Looking for more ways to stay active and play during your honeymoon getaway? Sandals and Beaches offer a variety of complimentary land sports and water sports, such as volleyball, paddle boarding, and tennis. For those looking to explore the ocean world below, all resorts feature an exceptional PADI-Certified Scuba Diving program for beginner* and experienced divers. If you want to tee up to paradise together, select Sandals Resorts in Jamaica, the Bahamas, and Saint Lucia also offer stunning golf* courses, including two championship courses designed by golf legend and Global Golf Ambassador, Greg Norman.
For a little post-pandemic wedding relaxation
Sandals Resorts understands that 2020 was especially hard for brides and grooms to be. And as the experts in love and romance, we want to help deserving couples “Do Over” their honeymoon experience. Between June 15, 2021 – July 14, 2021, Sandals will be giving away a honeymoon a day, for 30 days, as part of the Sandals Honeymoon Do Over Sweepstakes!
This exclusive sweepstakes gives you the chance to nominate a deserving couple (or nominate yourself) for the chance to win an all-inclusive, seven day, six night honeymoon at any Sandals Resort! Plus, four lucky winners will receive the grand prize of a LoveNest® Butler Suite! If there’s anyone that deserves a re-do right now, it’s newlyweds! To get more details, click here.
Looking to start the next chapter of your love story in paradise? Start planning the post-pandemic wedding or honeymoon of your dreams at Sandals or Beaches Resorts today!
*Available at an additional cost.