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Top tips and advice for destinations weddings in Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos; check out our wedding blog for info on ceremonies, beach wedding venues, and receptions.

The Orange Deck for Events

The Orange Deck for Events

The Garza Blanca Preserve and its newest addition Hotel Mousai are very proud to announce the opening of the Orange Deck. Adjacent to the fabulous Red Room indoor events space, the Orange Deck is the perfect outdoor space for a number of events including weddings, cocktail receptions, family reunions, engagement parties and more. Personality and Flair for your Events Oozing with personality and originality, the Orange Deck has captivating views of the lush mountains and ocean, but best of all, it’s versatile. It is our hope that the Orange Deck will inspire you with its blissful modernity and tropical setting to throw events and parties just ‘because.’ What makes the Orange Deck so Special? There are many elements that make the Orange Deck so distinctive for your events, but one of the most distinguishing and beautiful features is the bright orange colored tree that gives this events space its name. The iconic orange tree that dominates the deck not only gives shade from the midday sun during scheduled events, but makes the perfect spot for …

Tips for the Perfect Beach Wedding Dresses

Tips for the Perfect Beach Wedding Dresses

Picking a wedding dress for your beach wedding is enjoyable, and perhaps the most iconic moment in the run up to your big day, but it can also be slightly stressful to find your dream wedding dress in budget and which ticks all the boxes making it suitable for a perfect beach wedding. When opting for a beach wedding there are a few things you need to consider to ensure that your wedding dress is comfortable, practical and workable on sand. The dress probably won’t be the same as one you’d pick for a wedding in a church. But before you get to worrying about all this, we have some hints and tips to help simplify the process of getting the best wedding dress possible for your beach wedding. Have a look below for our guide to finding the perfect beach wedding dresses. Show your Style First and foremost you should keep in mind that choosing a beach wedding doesn’t place huge restrictions on the styles of wedding dresses which you can choose from. If …

Bachelorette Getaways in Puerto Vallarta

Bachelorette Getaways in Puerto Vallarta

To say your goodbyes to the single life and celebrate that all important “girl power”, then there is no better place to have your bachelorette party than in the beautiful locale of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. There are so many wonderful reasons to choose this destination for a bachelorette getaway, not least of which is that Puerto Vallarta is one of the friendliest, safest and exciting cities in Mexico. Brides-to-be can invite their family and friends to join in an amazing time celebrating their upcoming wedding. Bachelorette Getaways in Puerto Vallarta There is so much to see and do in Puerto Vallarta that you and your guests will be fully entertained and pampered. The days are sunny, the nights are exciting, and there is fun awaiting in between. On the shores of Banderas Bay there are sandy beaches, the Sierra Madre Mountains, and all this and more for bachelorette getaways in Puerto Vallarta There really isn’t a better location for a bachelorette vacation. You and your girlfriends can enjoy a delicious margarita, bathing in the sun, …

Honeymoon spa tratments for two in Puerto Vallarta

Spa Imagine’s Honeymoon Spa Treatments for Two

One way to spice up your honeymoon at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa is to indulge in a blissful spa treatment for two at Spa Imagine. Primed for unforgettable spa experiences whether enjoying a honeymoon, family vacation, friends getaway or a healthy retreat, Garza Blanca’s Spa Imagine provides an immaculate setting, offering the most cutting edge amenities and first class professionals services. Why not try a spa ritual for couples or reserve one of the specialty suites with private Jacuzzi and twin massage beds. Honeymoon Spa Treatments for Two Make your honeymoon even more romantic at Garza Blanca Resort; spend quality time at the spa with your significant other and experience one of the most magical moments of your life. A honeymoon spa treatment for two at Spa Imagine will leave you totally relaxed providing all the healing your body needs to feel like a million dollars. Romantic Spa Treatment Suites for Couples Spa Imagine’s specialty suites assure you of one unique and out of this world spa experience.  Named after the sounds of …

wedding photography vallarta

Perfect Wedding Photography in Puerto Vallarta

Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa is one of the leading luxury hotels in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for a variety of reasons. From first class 5 star service, incredible suites for your guests and lavish honeymoon suites to gourmet cuisine and expert wedding planners, it’s not hard to see why brides and grooms choose the beachfront resort in Puerto Vallarta for their exclusive nuptial celebrations. However, one of the most memorable advantages of Garza Blanca Preserve is its endless opportunities for stunning wedding photography without having to leave the grounds of the resort. Your wedding photographs are one of the most important elements of your wedding day, capturing that blissful moment when you make your special promises before those people who have accompanied you so far in life. Skillful wedding photography becomes a lifelong source to ignite your memories for years to come, etching your big day within the sands of time. Sites for Amazing Wedding Photography at Garza Blanca The Beach The most obvious site for amazing wedding photography at Garza Blanca is the …

Perfect Wedding locations in Puerto Vallarta

Perfect Wedding locations in Puerto Vallarta

The perfect wedding locations in Puerto Vallarta, inspiring wedding designers take you by the hand, sharing years of expertise and creativity to prepare those all important first steps as Mr. & Mrs. From a light touch to full wedding coordination and planning, Garza Blanca wedding services can take the weight off your shoulders guaranteeing exclusivity for your special celebration. With only one wedding per day, Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta promises that your wedding will have all the attention, and as such you can choose from a wide range of wedding locations on site, including the beach, the area next to the beachfront infinity pool or panoramic infinity pool, BocaDos STK’s Terrace or the round plaza next to the Residence Club offices. You can even choose one wedding location for your ceremony and another location for your reception and party. Choose from elegant wedding reception venue options at the Red Room, Orange Deck or by the Outdoor Play and Fitness Center known as La Sierra for weddings where a large events …

Wedding Packages

Spa Imagine’s Sparkling Wedding Packages

Your wedding day at Garza Blanca should run like clockwork, from the moment you wake to a champagne breakfast with your bridesmaids or groomsmen to that special romantic time at the end of the day when you say goodbye to guests to enjoy your bridal turndown service in your honeymoon suite as Mr and Mrs. The services bestowed by Spa Imagine’s Beauty Salon are just another layer of luxury to be added to your big day, making sure the only thing you have to worry about is smiling for the camera and sharing your happiness with your loved ones. Spa Imagine’s Beauty Salon has a range of luxury bridal services and packages to support your dream wedding, from relaxing pre-wedding packages, to makeup and hair packages for brides and bridesmaids as well as a tailored gentleman’s package for the groom. Likewise, there are a number of beauty services a la carte for guests to take advantage of. Spa Imagine Bridal Packages Brides can indulge in a number of nuptial packages as well as a selection …

The Suite Treatment for your Destination Wedding at Garza Blanca

The Suite Treatment for your Destination Wedding

Choosing Garza Blanca Preserve for your chic destination wedding in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico means so much more than simply choosing a unique experience, with its stunning venues, amazing views, gourmet wedding menus and the most skilled wedding planners around. Your destination wedding at Garza Blanca Preserve can be tailored precisely to your dreams, including a selection of beautiful suites for you and your special wedding guests, meaning that you can prepare for your fairytale wedding in the height of luxury. Suites to Suit At Garza Blanca Preserve, we have a wonderful selection of rooms and suites to pamper you and your guests. From Deluxe Rooms, to Two and Three bedroom suites to lavish penthouses, you can choose the level of luxury you wish. The bride and groom may opt for a spectacular  Honeymoon Suite or Panoramic Junior Suite, while your closest family members may opt for one of our larger accommodations which boast a kitchen, dining room, living room and separate bedrooms for all the family. The penthouses also make lavish venues for small family …

Kelley & Nate – Wedding Proposal at Garza Blanca Preserve

Kelley & Nate – Wedding Proposal at Garza Blanca Preserve

Check out this luxury wedding proposal during a family reunion at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Home to romance, the best family vacations, honeymoons, luxury weddings and vow renewal packages, Garza Blanca Puerto Vallarta can host your family reunions, destination weddings and private events in paradise. Take a look at what happened at one of the best family vacations in Mexico for Nate and Kelly. Perhaps the happy couple will consider Puerto Vallarta as a honeymoon destination!

Symbolic Wedding Ceremonies at Garza Blanca

Symbolic Wedding Ceremonies at Garza Blanca

At Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa, memorable moments are always in the making.  From the exquisite beauty and sweeping vistas that exude from every inch of the resort grounds to the stunning architecture and modern amenities of one of the most luxurious resorts in all of Mexico, it’s easy to be swept away by the ambiance and glory that is Garza Blanca Resort in Puerto Vallarta.  When choosing this five-star resort in Puerto Vallarta for your destination wedding, you can expect amazing venues and the perfect details.  Allow the expert wedding coordinators at Garza Blanca to create the wedding ceremony of your dreams with these romantic rituals and symbolic ceremonies. Unity Candle The ever popular tradition of lighting a large candle in representation of the unity of two souls into one greater being.  In this ceremony, two small candles are lit at the beginning of the wedding ceremony by a representative from each the bride and groom’s family.  When it is time to light the unity candle, the bride and groom will take their …

Getting married legally in Mexico

Getting Married Legally in Mexico

One of the common misconceptions that couples planning a wedding in Mexico share with Garza Blanca’s wedding planners is the idea that it is hard to get married legally in Mexico. The reality for foreigners getting married legally in Mexico is that it can involve more paperwork than you might require back home; however, at Garza Blanca, we work with highly efficient wedding coordinators who can deal with all of your worries about the legal requirements for foreigners getting married legally in Mexico. At Garza Blanca, we have plenty of experience coordinating civil legal weddings at the resort as well as symbolic ceremonies. We can organize a legal Mexican judge to be present to conduct your “official” wedding just before your symbolic wedding or even on a different day, which will provide an official wedding certificate. In order to do this, you will however, need to start the legal process in advance. Getting Married Legally in Mexico made Easy At Garza Blanca, we also work closely with agents who can help you to administer all …

La Sierra for Enchanting Weddings and Events

La Sierra for Enchanting Weddings and Events

Are you looking for that fairytale destination wedding in a unique venue, pampered with elegance and luxury while lapping up the benefits of a beach vacation for all of your guests? Garza Blanca Preserve’s brand new events space, La Sierra, offers our exclusive guests just that: luxury, privacy, enchantment and a beach vacation rolled into one spectacular venue for themed events and grand weddings. La Sierra is a peerless location within the protected Garza Blanca Preserve, surrounded by lush tropical jungle towards the rear of the property, which can entertain up to 200 people. The perfect venue for large lavish weddings or opulent themed events seeking total privacy and the possibility of continuing until later into the evening, La Sierra is an elegantly beautiful choice. Due to its private location and expansive footage, the space is perfect for designing the wedding of your dreams or a totally imaginative event, as eccentric, creative or as ostentatious as you like. Depending on the time of year when your wedding or special event takes place, you and your …

Fairytale Wedding Packages at Garza Blanca

Fairytale Wedding Packages at Garza Blanca

Whether you’ve dreamt of an intimate affair or an extravagant event, Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa is the perfect location to make your fairytale wedding a reality.  At this luxurious resort, located in the idyllic destination of Puerto Vallarta, professional wedding coordinators have created an array of wedding ceremony and reception packages that will make your heart skip a beat. Take a look at our luxury wedding packages crafted with your big day in mind. Your Wedding Ceremony at Garza Blanca Cradled between the lush tropical mountains of the Sierra Madre Mountains and the radiant blue waters of the Pacific Ocean’s Bay of Banderas, Garza Blanca Preserve makes an idyllic location for your wedding in Puerto Vallarta. The breathtaking beauty surrounding this five-star resort creates the perfect backdrop for a wedding ceremony of epic proportions. Choose from a variety of wedding ceremony packages created to fit your needs or speak with a professional consultant to build the bespoke wedding of your dreams. Wedding Ceremony Packages at Garza Blanca Garza Blanca’s wedding ceremony packages are …

Snazzy Weddings at The Red Room 

Snazzy Weddings at The Red Room 

For lavishly chic wedding receptions in the heart of paradise by the beach, look no further than Hotel Mousai’s The Red Room. Think decadent, think sophisticated, think stylish romance! Where your endless love-story begins with a spellbinding debut for Mr and Mrs. Weddings at the Red Room A grand custom-built events space, The Red Room transforms any event into a spectacular happening that will be remembered for decades. It is opulently designed to entertain, dine and dazzle up to 140 guests with the capability of being partitioned for intimate gatherings. While you are sure to want to add your personalized touch to the decor of your wedding reception, the Red Room comes fully attired for sophistication and romance, showcasing trendy chandeliers and vibrant details. Orange Deck Weddings Leading to The Red Room, the Orange Deck, with its wooden flooring and spectacular orange tree feature set within lush tropical foliage acts as a unique location for a pre-dinner cocktail while you have more wedding photographs taken at sunset. The Orange Deck could also be used as …

Wedding Rings Garza Blanca Puerto Vallarta

Wedding Rings

The exchange of rings during a marriage ceremony is part and parcel of popular western wedding culture and a custom that has many similarities with the tradition of giving engagement rings. While an engagement ring is primarily presented to the future bride by the betrothed as a sign of commitment to marry at a future date, wedding rings are frequently worn by both men and women to represent the fulfillment of that covenant. Like the engagement ring, in most cultures where rings are exchanged, the wedding band is worn on the fourth finger of the left hand. For the Egyptians and Romans this finger was supposed to represent a direct connection with the heart, as they believed there was a vein that went from the ring finger to the heart called the vena amoris. Another theory to explain why the fourth finger was deemed appropriate in most western societies relates to Christian traditions, where in a church ceremony, the minister would fall upon the fourth finger after announcing: “In the name of the Father, the …