NEW YORK -- The popularity of Mexico as a wedding/honeymoon
destination is evidenced by the number of resorts that offer
honeymoon and destination wedding packages.
The following is a look at some of these resorts. All packages
are commissionable at 10%:
• The new One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos is offering a
Romance in Paradise package. The resort is fresh from an $80
million renovation and features an on-site chapel and a new
restaurant, C, created by Charlie Trotter.
Available year-round, the seven-night package costs from $4,875
to $8,600 per couple, depending on room type and season. The plan
includes daily breakfast and lunch, five dinners, a couple's yoga
class and spa treatment and roundtrip airport transfers.
For more information or reservations, call (877) 472-5645 or
• Las Alamandas, an upscale, 14-suite resort situated on a
secluded section of Pacific coastline halfway between Puerto
Vallarta and Manzanillo, offers a six-night honeymoon package
priced from $2,999 per couple.
The program includes one dinner for two with a guitar serenade,
a couple's massage on the beach, a picnic lunch served on the beach
and photos of the couple.
For reservations or information, call (888) 882-9616 or visit www.alamandas.com.
• Orient-Express Hotels launched a Gifted Couple program that
offers free room nights to couples who spend a minimum of $20,000
(including rooms and food and beverage) on a wedding at a
participating Orient-Express property.
After the wedding, couples who book a three- to five-night
honeymoon package receive one free night, while couples staying six
nights or longer receive two free nights.
Participating in the promotion is Orient-Express' 61-room Maroma
Resort and Spa in the Riviera Maya. The promotion includes a
complimentary room upgrade (based on availability) and a welcome
For information or reservations, call (866) 454-9351 or visit www.maromahotel.com.
To contact reporter Jorge Sidron, send e-mail to [email protected].