Signature drinks for your destination wedding

Whether you’re serving them as cocktails or mocktails, a popular trend is to offer signature drinks during your reception that show off your unique personality and style as a couple. With drinks already being included at all inclusive resorts, this can also be a trendy and budget-friendly way to personalize your big day. We put together some of our favorite signature drink ideas for your destination wedding.

Expert Tip: Make sure to print out ingredient lists for the resort staff to follow and make sure to choose common ingredients that you can find at any bar.

Pair of refreshing Bellinis in champagne flutes
Blushing Bride Bellini

This pink-hued cocktail offers a tropical twist on the traditional toast to the newly-married couple!

  • 1 oz. peach schnapps
  • 4 oz. sparkling wine or (for an alcohol free alternative) sparkling fruit juice
Pair of cocktails displayed on a table Photo: Monica Lopez Photography
Mai-Tie the Knot

Mai-tais are a favourite tropical drink at all inclusive resorts and look adorable garnished with paper umbrellas in your colour scheme.

  • 2 oz. white rum (for an alcoholic free alternative simply omit this ingredient)
  • 1 oz. pineapple juice
  • 1 oz. orange juice or orange curacao liqueur
  • 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 oz. grenadine
Three glasses of delicious sangria topped with fruit
Say Yes Sangria

This delicious fruity beverage is best made in large batches. We recommend incorporating tropical fruit that’s local to your destination.

  • 8 oz. orange juice
  • 8 oz. apple juice
  • 8 oz. club soda
  • 1 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 16 oz. white wine, red wine or (for an alcohol free alternative) ginger ale
  • 1 cup assorted fresh fruit, sliced and with the peels left on
  • 2 cups ice
Two Mojitos garnished with fresh mint and lime wheels
Mint to Be Mojito

Regardless of whether you’re saying “I do” in Cuba or another tropical destination, this ever-popular drink that originated in Havana is always a crowd pleaser.

  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp. white sugar
  • 2 oz. white rum or (for an alcohol free alternative) Sprite
  • 1 oz. club sda
  • 10 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup ice

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