Love is in the Air: Couples Flock to Aruba This Summer for a Wedding Vow Renewal Event in Paradise
Summer is wedding season, and the perfect time to add some heat to that ongoing romance that's been on ice.
Summer is wedding season, and the perfect time to add some heat to that ongoing romance that's been on ice. Vow renewal ceremonies have become ever more popular in recent years, with people flocking to places like Las Vegas and wedding destinations to say "I do – again."
Once a year in Aruba, couples flock to the world-class Eagle Beach to join an en masse Vow Renewal Ceremony, surrounded by the magic of the Caribbean and love. Here's what to know about the ceremony if you're looking for a chance to recommit to that special someone, and the hotels that offer packages perfect for your romantic re-wedding.
It's all happening August 11, 2022 at Eagle Beach. Eagle Beach has been awarded this year's Tripadvisor's Traveler's Choice Awards Top Ten Best Beach in the World – the perfect place for a romantic getaway.
This marks the ceremony's 4th year, and is adding the bonus feature of streaming it live on Facebook and Instagram for those who can't attend in person.
Attendees will receive a celebratory champagne toast against a backdrop of picture-perfect décor and local music inspired by Aruba's destination weddings.
"Aruba is excited to once again invite couples to take part in this romantic tradition on island. We are honored that couples from around the world chose our One happy island as their destination of choice to celebrate their love and we are pleased to recognize those travelers through this ceremony. Aruba provides a stunning backdrop to any romantic celebration and is home to a plethora of experiences that complement the occasion, we look forward to showcasing this to the group participating in the renewal this year."
To register, visit the website.
You'll need a place to stay, and the good news is that there are multiple romantic options to choose from – each offering a package to make it an extra special experience for the couples du jour.
Boardwalk Boutique Hotel
The Boardwalk is offering the "Romance Package" which includes a romantic breakfast with mimosas on their patio by Eduardo's. And guests can choose between a romantic oceanfront dinner at Barefoot Restaurant or a Sunset Cruise for two. Boardwalk offers charming casitas and lodge accommodations, perfect for a unique stay.
Courtyard by Marriott
At the Courtyard, the "Honeymoon Package" includes a five-night stay in a spacious king room, daily breakfast for two, turndown service, and a welcome bottle of sparkling wine. In addition, guests will enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner for two at Allegra Bistro Restaurant. The resort features a charming swim-up bar, soothing neutral-palette rooms and proximity to fun island activities.
The "Romance Packages" at Divi Aruba include fun experiences at Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort, Divi Dutch Village (with an all-inclusive option), and Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort which also offers an all-inclusive option. Divi Resorts are known for quality service, exemplary design – and comfort throughout.
Hilton Aruba Caribbean
Hilton Aruba offers "Romance Packages" with stunning beachfront amenities and a specially-curated unique experience. Features include a sunset concierge dinner on the beach, an experience at the oceanfront Eforea Spa and a personalized 30-minute photo session just for two. The resort sprawls across 15 acres and offers excellent dining and entertainment options, with a legacy of quality that dates back to 1959.
Hyatt Regency Aruba
Hyatt Regency offers an "Elite Romance Experience" package that starts guests off right with a welcome glass of champagne, followed by enjoying Regency Club Access for two adults per day, a pool Cabana or Beach Tent, or 1st or 2nd row Beach Palapa per day and two Ocean Rafts per day. In addition, Romance guests will receive a three-course dinner for two, $100 in casino credits and a pre-arrival consultation with the Romance concierge. Hyatt's rooms are newly designed and updated for world-class comfort.
Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino Aruba
At Marriott Stelaris, guests enjoying the "You, Me, Aruba" package will receive accommodations in the Tradewinds Club, dinner for two at the beachfront Atardi restaurant, complimentary treats upon arrival and more. Marriott Stelaris offers something for everyone, with a sprawling resort that embraces traveler's delights and the island atmosphere.
Radisson Blu Aruba
With Radisson Blu, guests booking the "Forever Honeymooning" package if they book three or more nights at the Radisson Blu Aruba, guests will receive a romantic dinner at the Sunset Bistro, delightful morning mimosas, reserved pool loungers and umbrellas, plus curated treats in your room. Whether it's soothing room designs, resort pools or on-site amenities, it's the perfect place to call home for your romantic renewal adventure.