Best ways to celebrate special occasions in paradise

Whether you’re hosting a destination wedding, booking a spa getaway with friends or looking to plan your next family reunion, all inclusive resorts are the way to go when celebrating special occasions. With everything included from the accommodations to the activities and the meals, we came up with five of our favourite ways to celebrate and come together in paradise.

Wedding ceremony set-up on the beach
Say “I do” at Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort and Spa

Celebrate the ultimate special occasion – your wedding day – at Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort and Spa in Montego Bay, Jamaica. This beachfront resort is the ideal choice for a luxurious destination wedding, whether you want to exchange your vows in a garden gazebo overlooking the coast or walk down a sparkling white-sand aisle towards your special someone. Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort and Spa offers a wide range of packages to customize your wedding day to your tastes, including packages designed by events expert Karen Bussen and South Asian wedding packages including Sangeet and Mehndi parties.

Pool area surrounded by palm trees and palapas
Relax together at Grand Palladium Palace Resort Spa and Casino

Looking for the ultimate spa getaway with friends? You can relax and unwind together in luxury at Grand Palladium Palace Resort Spa and Casino in Punta Cana. The resort is home to the world-class Zentropia Palladium Spa & Wellness, with one of the most extensive treatment menus in the Dominican Republic. Book a pampering massage by the beach or a rejuvenating facial in one of the soothing treatment rooms at this adults only spa before relaxing together in the spa’s hydrotherapy circuit or the Turkish baths. After a day of pampering, you can all lounge by the pristine shores of Bavaro Beach with a refreshing drink in hand as you soak up the sun.

Aerial view of the resort's sprawling pool area
Reconnect with family at Grand Palladium White Sand Resort and Spa

There’s no better way to get together with family then on a group vacation together in paradise. Grand Palladium White Sand Resort and Spa in Riviera Maya is an ideal resort for guests of all ages, with a range of activities, amenities and facilities that all vacationers will love. Mini-travellers will have a blast at the Kids Club for guests aged four to 12 years, featuring arts and crafts, eco-activities and character breakfast with Raggs characters; while teens can make new friends at the poolside teen club. Parents can enjoy some well-deserved time relaxing together by one of the resort’s sprawling pool areas before everyone joins together for a delicious dinner at one of the resort’s restaurants.

Swim-up bar overlooking the pool
Celebrate your bachelor/bachelorette at Grand Palladium Punta Cana Resort and Spa

Take your bachelor or bachelorette party to the next level by hosting it in paradise! All inclusive resorts like Grand Palladium Punta Cana Resort and Spa in the Dominican Republic are a great option as nearly everything is included, from the cocktails and gourmet dinners to the nightly entertainment. This recently-remodelled resort has a range of activities that will help make your last party before your wedding day picture-perfect, whether you want to treat your friends to a spa treatment, tee off at nearby golf courses, enjoy a scrumptious steak dinner or sip on cocktails by the beach bar.

Aerial view of cliffside resort with mountains in the distance
Tee off with friends at Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort and Spa

If you’re planning a golf getaway with friends, Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort and Spa in Riviera Nayarit is the perfect destination with seven beautiful golf courses located near the resort. Practice your swing on nearby courses designed by the sport’s legends including Jack Nicklaus and Robert Von Hagge, with fairways overlooking the sparkling coast of Riviera Nayarit and the picturesque marina of Puerto Vallarta. If you’re looking for more variety, you can choose to tee off at El Tigre Golf Club with a range of packages offered by Sunwing Experiences, where you can play on one of Pacific Mexico’s championship courses.

Palladium Hotels & Resorts offers stylish décor and elegant colonial buildings in some of the most beautiful destinations across the Caribbean and Mexico. These all inclusive resorts are ideal for family getaways, destination wedding parties, honeymooners and groups to spend some quality time together on the beach with activities and amenities for all ages and tastes.

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