May 11th, 2017 // Author: Tina Causey Bislick
Couples who yearn for a bit of island authenticity weaved into their nuptial celebrations may want to consider the island’s “party bus” tradition. In Aruba, we often go on a “paranda”—our version of barhopping. We gather friends together and caravan around the Island, hitting up local bars that are a little off the beaten, touristy path. Chartering a party bus for one of your wedding events can be a joyful addition to your guests’ experiences here.
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May 8th, 2017 // Author: Tina Causey Bislick
Staci Canterino and Amul Bhalodi, from New York City, wanted to combine both Catholic and Hindu aspects to their wedding. Staci, who vacations in Aruba every year, wanted her destination wedding here because of the “perfect weather.”
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May 4th, 2017 // Author: Tina Causey Bislick
Aruba’s spectacular beaches are world-renowned and the ideal setting for your dreamy island wedding. Each beach setting has its own unique vibe, and one of our favorites is Renaissance Island. It’s an island’s island—a lush, 40-acre retreat just a few hundred yards off of Aruba’s harbor—reachable by boat shuttle from the water launch at the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino.
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May 1st, 2017 // Author: Tina Causey Bislick
“I only saw Emmanuel in school…he was a very quiet young fella and I was the more talkative and outgoing person,” explained Djuna. The two didn't keep in touch after graduating high school in 2000, but through social media, reconnected in 2006. “It wasn't until the launch of Facebook several years later where we just made a simple friend connection, but we never established a consistent line of communication between one another,” informed Djuna. However, in 2013 they stumbled on each other’s profile on a dating website, exchanged numbers, and eventually went on a date.
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April 27th, 2017 // Author: Tina Causey Bislick
When in Rome…make that when in Aruba! Adding local and regional touches to your destination wedding,enhances that special sense of place to your event. The craft cocktail scene is bigger than ever, and including a signature craft cocktail at a wedding reception is also on-trend.
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April 24th, 2017 // Author: Tina Causey Bislick
In numerology, the number six represents harmony. Pythagoreans credit the number six as the first “perfect” number. So what better date for bride Lauren and groom James to choose for their wedding than six years to the day that they had their first date? And what better place to have the wedding than in paradise?
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April 20th, 2017 // Author: Tina Causey Bislick
Wow your guests and your palate with the cuisine of an Iron Chef at your wedding! The gated community of Gold Coast residence opened their new clubhouse facility, proudly hosting the new digs for White Modern Cuisine.
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April 18th, 2017 // Author: Tina Causey Bislick
When Raquel Alphonse and Ted Drougas decided to tie the knot, the bride-to-be knew she wanted a destination wedding. “My dad’s favorite ‘paradise’ was always Aruba,“ shares the bride. Sadly, Raquel’s father passed away two years ago, but choosing Aruba as the locale for her nuptials was a special way to honor his memory and share this day with him.
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April 13th, 2017 // Author: Tina Causey Bislick
Christine Petrella Sapra and Surya Sapra, from Cambridge, Massachusetts, recently celebrated their wedding on Aruba at the Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino. The bride masterfully combined cultural touches from her groom’s Indian heritage while also embracing a taste of the island’s culture.
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April 10th, 2017 // Author: Rosalie Klein
The Hyatt is very pleased to add these two new outdoor venues to their Grand Ballroom, Beach Deck and Pool Deck, for a total of six distinctly different settings to provide the dream island wedding any bride could want. Their choices of decoration run the gamut from casual to extremely formal.
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April 6th, 2017 // Author: Tina Causey Bislick
I first met Ashley and Nick this past February when they were on the island for round two of planning their dream destination wedding in Aruba, confirming details and signing agreements with their chosen vendors in anticipation of their June 3rd nuptials. Engaged in April of 2015, the couple gave themselves a little over a year to plan the wedding that was perfectly designed just for them. And these two definitely know how to plan a wedding—they are both event planners for Personal Touch Experience, a top catering, event, and wedding company servicing New York and New Jersey.
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February 20th, 2017 // Author: Tina Causey Bislick
Destination weddings have been trending for several years now, and gaining popularity is the “engagement-moon.” Exotic locales certainly make the perfect backdrop for this special moment in time, and Baltimore couple Christina and CJ captured the spirit of their sunset beach proposal with wedding photographer Kenny Theysen. The couple planned a family vacation to Aruba with CJ’s family. Christine shares the story behind her surprise proposal:
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What our brides are saying

I would highly recommend a destination wedding in Aruba to everyone. All of our guests expressed to us how much fun they all had and what an amazing time it was. Who wouldn’t want to get married surrounded by all the people that love and care about you while being on vacation? It doesn’t get much better than marrying the person you love while standing in the sunset in one of the most beautiful places in the world!
Angela Morico
Massachusetts