The U.S. Virgin Islands really make wedding planning easy-the hard part is deciding where to hold your ceremony! Each island offers its own unique charm–St. Thomas is vibrant and lively, St. John is peaceful and relaxed, and St. Croix offers a mixture of both, depending where on the island you stay. The views are stunning, the food delicious, rich history abounds, and romance is in the air–there’s nowhere more beautiful than the Virgin Islands for that perfect wedding. Whether at the beach or on the patio of a beautiful villa, you won’t find a more idyllic and affordable place to exchange your “I do’s.” Here’s just a few of our favorite wedding destinations in the U.S. Islands.
Next you need to focus on your personal style. What kind of person are you? Are you whimsical and fun like a beach or more conservative and stylish. Do you like traditional or are you more contemporary? This will decide everything from the menu to the music that gets played. By incorporating your personal style into every detail of your wedding it will come off as a coordinated “event” that your guests will remember for years to come.
“Sophisticated visitors sometimes regard the “hillbilly” as a simple child of nature, whose inmost thoughts and motivations may be read at a glance. Nothing could be farther from the truth.” (Vance Randolph) One thing that is certainly there to be garnered from the history of the Crescent is that we are of the same ilk as the rest of humanity. Let any preconceived underestimation be dispelled. The rest of the “sophisticated” world is just as capable beliefs that will later be chalked up to superstition. And the fine people of the Ozarks are just as capable of creating refinement and luxury.
If the wedding is to be a beach wedding, there is no reason for the bride to have on kitten heels or heel sandals. The bride can wear flats. Ballet pump or flip flops are the best selection for any beach destination and resort. The bride and other bridal party do not want to walk on the sand with sinking shoe heels. A thin soled pair of sandals will be perfect for a summer evening garden wedding party in the garden.
Just imagine how convenient it would be to choose your fight, choose your resort, add in a car rental (or not) and throw in some activities like a luau, snorkeling, helicopter ride or sightseeing. Now imagine this being done for each and everyone of your guests and you don’t have to plan any of it.
This La Jolla mountain top affords spectacular panoramic views of the City of San Diego, the coastline and Mission Bay. You can see for miles in all directions.
I am going to talk about five styles in detail that may help you find that perfect style. As you read see which most closely epitomizes your personal style. Also keep in mind all the planning and details that you will need to incorporate to achieve the desired effect. And of course consider the costs.
If you know your guests are on a budget, price is going to be a consideration when choosing the resort. When thumbing through your travel brochure, take a quick look at the range of prices for each resort. If a resort is listed at 00 + 0 in taxes, and your guests budgets are 00 in total, there is no point wasting your research time.