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Sandals Really Does Have It All For Your Honeymoon – San Antonio Wedding Coordinator

Evening_SwimHave you started thinking about your honeymoon? I’ve written several other blogs about Sandals and just how wonderful it is. But it really is!! I’m a Certified Sandals Specialist and have experienced Sandals first-hand. There are Sandals resorts located all throughout the Caribbean.

  • Jamaica

  • Antigua

  • Saint Lucia

  • Bahamas

  • Grenada

  • Barbados

I’ve recently had a couple of my past clients that I coordinated their wedding get back from their honeymoon to Sandals in Saint Lucia. They stayed at the Sandals Regency La Toc. This is one of their most popular resorts because there are 3 resorts in this area and you can stay at one and play at all 3. There is a 9 hole golf course on this property as well. You can play for FREE too!!

Amy, who got married at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort on May 2nd got back from Sandals on her honeymoon and emailed me, “Oh my gosh, St Lucia was greatness…. It was such a blast!”



The best thing about Sandals is that it is all inclusive. That means everything is included! Here are more reasons you should consider Sandals:

  • All land and water sports (even waterskiing) is included with complimentary instruction and equipment
  • Unlimited scuba diving for certified divers
  • Unlimited rounds of golf (green fees may be additional at Sandals Emerald Bay)
  • Unlimited Gourmet Discovery Dining at up to 16 restaurants per resort
  • Exclusive dine-around program
  • Up to 9 bars per resort
  • Lots of great entertainment scheduled all day throughout the resort
  • Unlimited premium brand drinks
  • Stay at one, Play at any Sandals
  • A free Beautiful Beginnings wedding
  • Unique Love Nest Dream Suites
  • Trained butlers and concierges for top-tier suites
  • Poolside and beachside cocktail valet service
  • Complimentary basic Wi-Fi service
  • Beautiful beaches!
  • Private offshore island adventures available
  • Tipping, transfers, government taxes all included


You basically go and enjoy yourself without having to pay anything else. I’ve been there before to the Sandals Royal Bahamian and experienced it myself. I paid nothing while I was there and was treated like Royalty! This was THE BEST resort I had ever been too!!


Click here for Sandals’ current specials!

If you’ve been thinking about Sandals and thought it was out of your price range you might be surprised. Contact me and I can send you a proposal with no obligation. Trudy Scott, Royalty Events Planning, 210-595-9263, I would love to help plan the honeymoon of your dreams for you!!

Caribbean Honeymoon Experiences

It’s time to plan your honeymoon and you know you want…sun, tropical & FUN! The resort that has thought of every last detail to ensure you have the BEST honeymoon every is the infamous Sandals Resorts. For 19 Years In–A–Row Sandals has been voted the World’s Leading All-inclusive company.

They pride themselves with extraordinary customer service and amenities. I visited the Royal Bahamian Resort last October and it was the best resort I had ever gone to! Here are some ideas you’ll definitely want to experience during your stay:
  • Set up a Sandals Gift Registry for your wedding. You can create a wish list of activities you can enjoy while there. You can even upgrade your room to a luxury suite!


  • You’ll receive a complimentary honeymoon package consisting of a bottle of chilled sparkling wine elegantly arranged in your room to toast your future, a special turndown service that includes flower petals on your bed on the first evening of your honeymoon and delight in a delivery of a decadent breakfast in bed one morning of your choice.

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  • Enjoy the all inclusive resort with many restaurants, bars, swim up pools, land activities and water activities (i.e. snorkeling, scuba diving, golf, paddle boarding, aqua trikes, kayaking, cat sailing, windsurfing, gyms, entertainment – piano bar, live bands, karaoke, firepit parties, etc., tennis, volleyball, etc.)
  • In Jamaica and St. Lucia enjoy stay at 1 play at 3. You will be shuttled to the resorts.
  • In Nassau enjoy the off-shore island


  • Upgrade to the Butler category and let him take care of EVERYTHING for you! He will reserve your chairs by the pool with your reading materials and towels, make dinner reservations, draw a bath, turn down the sheets, do your laundry…whatever you need, he will do!

Sandals is located on 8 islands with 16 resorts. The newest one just opened this month, Sandals Barbados!! You can go to Jamaica, Antigua, St. Lucia, Bahamas/Nassau, Bahamas/Exuma, Turks & Caicos, Grenada & Barbados. Flights from Houston to Bahamas are very economical too!

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On February 19, 2015, Royalty Event Parties has partnered up with Grey Stone Manor Bed and Breakfast to have a Honeymoon Caribbean Event. It will be from 7:00-8:30pm located at 20058 Scenic Loop Rd, Helotes, Texas 78023. There will be catered food, wine, beer, door prizes and a special booking incentive. We will have Luke Majewski from Sandals to tell you all about the Caribbean and everything it has to offer. Please RSVP to Trudy Scott and or 210-595-9263 to reserve your spot. I hope to see you there!! It is going to be a lot of fun.

If you need help planning your honeymoon please contact me! I would love to help you!!


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Sandals Destination Wedding Testimonial


Recently, through the Association of Bridal Consultants, I attended the Sandals Weddingmoons specialist training in Nassau, Bahamas. While I relaxed in a whirlpool after a long day of training, I met this wonderful couple, Cindi and Jack, who talked about their Sandals destination wedding as if it had just happened. Actually, they got married on May 29, 2010, at Sandals Montego Bay with 20 of their closest friends and family. Even before their wedding, they have come back year after year to Sandals for their vacation. They were so excited to talk about how amazing Sandals was I had to ask for a testimonial. They were THRILLED to share their answers to my questions…


1. Why did you decide on Sandals to have your wedding?

     “We decided to get married at Sandals because we wanted a destination wedding that would be no stress for us or our families.  We both work and just didn’t have time to dedicate to all the extreme planning that goes into a wedding.  We had been to many Sandals before and loved watching people get married on the beach.  Every wedding we watched was picturesque. There is nothing more beautiful than a white sand beach, blue water and a beautiful sunset in your wedding pictures.”


2. What did you like about the planning process with them?

      “It literally took 20 minutes to plan our whole wedding!  We arrived at Sandals, had a drink on the beach and then met with our wedding coordinator.  She brought us champagne and we got to sample three different types of cake and we picked our favorite.  Then she had us pick our favorite flower package.  It was one of the easiest things I’ve ever done in my whole life.  I know so many brides that spend an insane amount of time planning and prepping for their wedding.  I spent about 20 minutes planning/prepping and then got to spend the rest of my day sipping drinks with my future husband on a beautiful beach.  It just doesn’t get much better than that!”




3. What was the most memorable part about your wedding at Sandals?

     “The beauty of everything!  Our flowers were gorgeous, the set up was beautiful and the beach/sunset was beyond gorgeous!!  Our wedding looked like something out of a magazine!  I still LOVE looking at our pictures!  We also loved the fact that we got to spend our wedding day on the beach and swimming in the water with our families.  We enjoyed getting to spend time with our 20 guests that came to watch us get married. The wedding coordinator came to get us to start getting ready about an hour and a half before the wedding.  The day was so relaxed and so much fun instead of being stressful and spending the whole day inside getting ready.” 

 4. Why have you come back to Sandals each year?

     “We come back to Sandals every year because we love it so much.  We love having a large variety of amazing food, love that all drinks are included and no tipping is a huge plus.  It is so nice to lock up your wallet once you get there and know that you never have to pull it out again until you leave.  The staff is always so friendly and fun!  We always make at least two or three sets of friends each time we have gone to Sandals. We have yet to have a bad experience at a Sandals.”


5. What location has been your favorite and why?

“We have two favorites.  If we are going to be alone and want a quiet romantic getaway, then our favorite is Negril.  Sandals Negril is so quaint and the beach is very beautiful!  This is definitely the resort to go to if you are more into spending time with one another and not so much with other people.   If we are going to have fun, meet some people or bring friends with us, then our favorite is Sandals Royal Bahamian.  The private island is beyond beautiful and made the trip over the top. We also love having the option of a quiet pool and a party pool.  There are so many amazing restaurants and things to do at this resort.”

6. What value do you see with Sandals?

     “We love that Sandals is truly is all inclusive!  There is no hidden fees or anything they don’t tell you about.  There is always food and drinks available to you and everything is so good.  The resorts are always clean and there is always someone to help you with whatever you need to make your vacation amazing.” 


Royalty Event Parties, an established wedding consulting company in San Antonio, is a Sandals Certified Specialist and Weddingmoons Specialist. I’m here to make sure you feel the same way as Cindi and Jack do about your honeymoon or destination wedding! Please contact me to find out more information about Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple. 210-595-9263,

Sandals Destination Weddings – Weddingmoons

101_5621Last week I had the privilege of traveling to Nassau, Bahamas to become certified in Sandals Weddingmoons. Basically, it means their wedding and honeymoon options. I have traveled all over and I must say that this was THE BEST resort I have ever stayed at. Not only was the resort beautiful and offered so many amenities but the staff was extraordinary! I was even welcomed with champagne at check in!!


101_5733What I learned the most from my stay was the value guests receive at Sandals and Beaches. Everything is included during your stay…delicious food, premium liquor, large beautiful rooms, gratuity, lots of land and water sport options, daily entertainment & so much more! The value is point on for the price! You could even choose to have your own personal butler for a luxury stay in a Butler Category!

Destination weddings at Sandals starts with the pre-designed wedding themes. This option is for those brides that want a less stressful way of planning their wedding. There are 6 styles available based on your budget and look you are trying to achieve. The Beautiful Beginnings theme is FREE if you book 3 nights or more in any room category. This is a $500 value! It includes a sweet Fuchsia dendrobium orchid bouquet and boutonniere, as well as a table for eight with crisp linens, a lovely centerpiece, and a charming white cake. Click here for what every Weddingmoons provides their couples:

Sandals_MS-3577-2101_5594If you are a bride that wants more involvement with the planning to create a look and style specifically for you, Sandals offers that option as well. The easiest way is to use the Planning Tool of 6 simple steps on the Sandals website.

If you are having a group of guests come along there are even more inclusions offered!

Celebrations for 5 – 9 rooms also receive:

  • Complimentary room category upgrade for bride & groom*
  • 1 Hour Delightful Reception with sparkling wine, cold hors d’ouevres, and signature cocktail for the wedding group

Celebrations for 10 – 19 rooms also receive:

  • Complimentary room category upgrade for bride & groom*
  • Private group pre-registration and check-in (based on majority of group arriving at same time)
  • Private pre-wedding celebration dinner for the wedding group*
  • 1 Hour Classic reception with sparkling wine, hot & cold hors d’ouevres, and signature cocktail for the wedding group
  • Pedicure for the bride

(The above came directly off the Sandals website, please go to the above link to see the disclaimers of the group inclusions).

weddingmoons_certified_trudy_scott_2Sandals also offers other specials. Please take a look at If you would like more information about planning your destination wedding or honeymoon please contact Trudy Scott at 210-595-9263, or go to my website. You can also keep up with specials, tips and pictures on my Facebook page at

What does Sandals Offer for Honeymoons?


The most luxurious of all inclusive resorts, offering more than any other, and the one everyone has heard of is…Sandals! Did you know that Beaches and Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts are also owned by Sandals and offer the same amount of quality for families? There are 20 resorts on 8 islands!! In this blog I am going to focus only on Sandals, 15 resorts for couples only. The perfect resort for your honeymoon! Sandals are in Jamaica, Antigua, St. Lucia, Bahamas/Nassau, Bahamas/Exuma, Grenada & Barbados!

Why book a Sandals honeymoon when there are a lot of resort options out there? There are MANY reasons. The #1 reason is Sandals has more QUALITY inclusions than any other resort in the world! Lets take a look further into this…

1. Sandals offers so much value!

  • Direct roundtrip airport transfers
  • Tips, gratuities & hotel taxes included (except for Butlers & Red Lane Spa therapists)
  • Well-appointed room accommodations (luxurious furnishings & sheets, in-room bar, lots of upgrades available) 35% of all Sandals accommodations are suites.
  • All meals & snacks with anytime dining (they even handle dietary restrictions). They have 156 individual restaurants spanning over 19 different international cuisines in all their resorts (including Beaches & Grand Pineapple), up to 19 in each resort.
  • Unlimited drinks including Beringer Wine, beer & premium brand liquors (up to 9 bars in each resort)
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Unlimited land sports (tennis, basketball, billiards, table tennis, shuffleboard, beach volleyball, fitness center). Unlimited golf (Ocho Rios & St. Lucia).
  • Red Lane Spas (fee)
  • Unlimited watersports with instruction. Sandals has a fleet of 270 boats! They offersandals_snorkeling waterskiing, wakeboarding, knee boarding, snorkeling, tubing, sailing, kayaking, aquatrikes, paddle boarding, hobie cats, glass-bottom boats, windsurfing & scuba diving.
  • Unlimited Scuba diving (non-certified divers must take resort certification, $90). Over 240 dive sites with up to 30 per resort & 6 dives a day!
  • Extraordinary service from the staff!
  • Exotic offshore island adventures included at Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay & Sandals Royal Bahamian (complimentary boat transfers to a pristine beach)!

2. Stay At 1 Resort and Play at 3 in Jamaica!

  • Sandals Montego Bay is “an upbeat resort on Jamaica’s largest private beach” with 250 rooms & suites on 26 acres. There is only a 5 minute airport transfer! It has 19 global restaurants on the shoreline and has its own wedding chapel.
  • Sandals Royal Caribbean – “Britain to Bali-Exotic adventures in Old World Jamaica” with 197 rooms and suites on 15 acres with a refined atmosphere. Even the queens and kings have stayed here and to celebrate this they even have an English high tea service daily.
  • Sandals Carlyle is “an authentic Jamaican boutique resort” with 52 rooms and walking distance to Montego Bay’s hip strip. A great price offering here!

3. Sandals offers many locations for your luxury vacation, honeymoon or wedding!


  • In Jamaica you can choose from the 3 resorts listed above in Montego Bay, Sandals Negril (with a 7 mile beach), Sandals Resorts on the South Coast: Sandals Whitehouse (European flair) and Sandals Resorts in Ocho Rios: Sandals Grande Riviera (the grandest of all resorts in Jamaica) & Sandals Royal Plantation (All-Butler Boutique Resort).
  • In Antigua there is the Sandals Grande Antigua resort (this is the “Most Romantic Resort” voted by Brides Magazine).
  • In St. Lucia you can stay at 1 and play at 3 also!!! Sandals Regency La Toc is “The Emerald of the Caribbean” resort with suites having a 180 degree view. Sandals Grande St. Lucian is the best resort for beach lovers! This resort is very popular for honeymooners!! Sandals Halcyon is “A True Garden Of Eden By A Tranquil Bay.” There are 23 global restaurants here!
  • In the Bahamas there is Sandals Royal Bahamian, “The Bahamas Most Elegant Resort” and Sandals Emerald Bay, “The Ultimate Golf & Spa Resort.”
  • The Sandals La Source is in Grenada and the newest of the Sandals properties.
  • And finally, Barbados…Sandals Barbados is currently closed but will reopen January 28, 2015 after a $65 million renovation!!

4. Honeymoon Extras

  • The couple will receive a bottle of bubbly chilled wine in their room.
  • A special turndown service that includes flower petals on your bed on the first night of your honeymoon.
  • Delight in a delivery of a decadent breakfast in bed one morning of your choice.
  • Have an intimate couple’s massage.
  • Have a romantic private dinner for two by candlelight.
  • Use the butler service for the upmost personal attention.butler_service

When you add up all these great inclusions the value is really extraordinary compared to other resorts where you pay for all the “extras.” If you would like more information about the Sandals honeymoons, WeddingMoons or vacations, please contact Trudy Scott with Royalty Event Parties at 210-595-9263 or you can go directly to the Sandals website through this blog or my website.