W Punta de Mita, on a secluded beach in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico offers 119 rooms. Rates start at $369 per room per night plus a $240 per room daily food and beverage minimum (or purchase of all-inclusive meal plan). For buyouts, guests must book at least 90 rooms for at least 3 nights. Wedding couples receive perks like a complimentary guest room upgrade for the bridal couple and a romantic day-after breakfast. The rates do not include the cost of the wedding. Masks are only required when indoors, and they offer on-site antigen and PCR COVID-19 testing.
Casa Palopó, seated above Lake Atitlán, Guatemala, is a private home turned boutique hotel. Three of their suites feature their own infinity pools and two helipads. The cost to buyout the entire property is $5,555 per night, plus taxes and includes a family style breakfast, complimentary tortilla bar experience, and use of all hotel amenities. All fifteen rooms must be booked for a minimum of two nights. The wedding is additional and starts at $6,000 for 30 guests. Guests must be tested two days before the event and that can be done at the hotel. No masks required once negative results are received.
Plaza Beach and Dive Resort Bonaire offers 126 suites. This Caribbean, oceanfront resort even has a Padi 5 Star Dive Center called Toucan Diving on-site. Minimum stay and rates are seasonally based and can be either all-inclusive or bed-and-breakfast. Wedding package pricing starts at $3,000. The resort follows all local Covid regulations. Masks are not required as long as negative COVID-19 test results are presented up arrival. Covid testing is available on-site.
Jade Mountain in Soufriere Bay, St. Lucia is a highly secluded resort built into the side of a towering cliff with 29 “sanctuaries.” Each is totally open to the elements and offers en-suite infinity pools, giant four-poster canopy beds, private butler service, and sweeping views. The resort requires a four-night minimum for buyouts with rates from $45,000 per night, plus $166 per person daily to add an all-inclusive meal plan. The cost of the wedding is not included. Masks are required unless guests are seated at a table enjoying food and drinks. Rapid antigen and PCR tests can be administered on-site.
Caerula Mar Club in San Andros, Bahamas, the Bahamas’ least inhabited island, has a three-night minimum stay for buyouts, with rates starting from $32,000 a night. Originally built in the 1960s, the property was restored by Bryan and Sarah Baemler of HGTV fame. It includes six private villas and 18 Clubhouse Suites. Buyouts can accommodate up to 56 guests and include meals, nonmotorized water sports, transfers, event coordination, and other perks. Weddings are coordinated by a third party at an additional cost. Guests are not required to wear masks on property. Rapid antigen tests are administered on-site.
Habitas Tulum is a sustainable property tucked between the jungle and the sea and offers guest a choice between jungle, ocean, and pool rooms. It has a three-night minimum for buyouts. Rates are based on time of year and inclusions. For example, a 3-night buyout in June would be priced from $13,825 per night for accommodation only. They follow all local Covid protocol. They can provide Covid tests upon request.
Article source: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/17/style/want-a-completely-private-destination-wedding-rent-a-resort.html