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Sandy’s Picks for the 5 BEST Boutique Hotels on Vieques

  For a hotel to make my list, it has to be a place that I can confidently recommend my brides and grooms send their family members and guests to for their wedding weekends. And yes, you might recognize some of the properties from wedding pictures I’ve posted in the past. I do tend to work […]

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Fun Destination Wedding Invitation Idea That’s Actually Souvenir-Worthy

Hola Mis Novias y Mis Novios! I should have known that Jeremy and Caroline wouldn’t do anything the “usual” way when they hired me to plan their destination wedding on Vieques Island. Caroline’s background in graphic design guarantees that nothing printed out for their wedding guests will be anything less than completely mind-blowing and fantastic. […]

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Put the Four Seasons Nevis Resort on Your Bucket List – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

So you know I’ve spent most of the past 10 years based on tiny Vieques Island, seven miles off the coast of Puerto Rico. I’ve come to assume that all the little inconveniences we encounter on my island are the same things that happen all over the Caribbean. I attribute it to #islandlife. But last […]

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Don’t Try to Play Travel Agent for Your Wedding Guests – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hi Everybody! It’s easy to find yourself trying to make every little aspect of your destination wedding as easy as possible for your guests to attend. But sometimes, that can get you into trouble. Your guests are adults, and they have their own travel agents, their own preferred airlines, etc. And many of them will […]

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A Destination Wedding Doesn’t Have to Mean an Airplane Ride to Get There – A Review of Two Destination Wedding Venues near DC – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Hey there! You can have a “destination wedding” anyplace that isn’t home, and for this particular blog in The Huffington Post, I researched two cool venues within driving distance of the DC/Baltimore area and gave readers the skinny. Take a look – and let me know if you want me to plan a wedding for […]

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There Are PLENTY of Fish in the Sea around Vieques Island — Guest Blog by Devon-the-Intern

For all of my readers out there still searching for “the one,” fear not! I recently took part in a top-secret, underwater research project to confirm that yes, in fact, there are PLENTY of fish in the sea! You just might not want to date them. Living on Vieques Island for almost five months and […]

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Just Horsing Around on Vieques Island, Paso Fino-Style — Guest Blog by Kayla-the-Intern on Vieques.com

You’ve heard about our famous Paso Fino horses on Vieques, right? They’re special for so many different reasons. They’re bred differently, ride differently and you can only find them in very special places! Check out Weddings in Vieques intern Kayla Seeger’s blog on Vieques.com about her experience exploring the island with Taxi Horses! You might […]

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Why You Need to Start Packing for Your Wedding ASAP – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hello Engaged Peeps! I tell all my clients to start their packing lists on the day they start their wedding planning – check out this BRIDES blog to find out why! These are REALLY good tips for all brides and grooms! Happy wedding planning! Sandy

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10 Items to Put on Your Honeymoon Packing List – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hi Brides and Grooms! Don’t forget to get prepared for the honeymoon while you’re shopping for your wedding. Don’t miss my BRIDES blog for a list of 10 things you absolutely, positively should not forget to pack for your honeymoon! Until next time, happy wedding planning from Weddings in Vieques and Sandy Malone Weddings & […]

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Fantastic Tour of Vieques Sugar Cane Plantation Ruins by the Island’s Historical Trust — Guest Blog by Devon-the-Intern

Before my arrival in Vieques, I did some research to look up all the “touristy” things I could do while living on the island for five months. Coming into the Weddings in Vieques internship experience with four back-to-back weddings right away didn’t leave me much time to take in the Viequenses culture, or go on […]

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