Sam and Grant's Wedding

You're invited!! Join us IN PARADISE to celebrate Sam and Grant's wedding!

All Inclusive Destination Wedding Mexico Sam & Grant

At the all-inclusive Dreams Sapphire resort

in Mexico on

 Saturday, February 17th, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.

Your tropical escape awaits in one of Mexico's most idyllic settings. After a warm greeting upon arrival, enjoy a paradise filled with swaying palm trees, soft white sand and stunning turquoise water. 

Dreams Sapphire is a luxury all-inclusive resort for adults and families where you'll be able to relax and rejuvenate while enjoying great food, fun activities and beautiful natural scenery.

NOTE: Dreams Sapphire was formerly known as Now Sapphire

All Inclusive Destination Wedding Mexico Sam & Grant

Travel is being arranged by Jodi Schlichting with EverAfter Travel: jodi@everaftertravel.org 612.730.5019

Guests reserving their stay with EverAfter Travel will be included in the wedding group for all events/activities and will receive the specially reduced group rates listed below. A limited number of rooms are being held at Dreams Sapphire for travel Monday 2/12/24 through Monday 2/19/24 (7 nights) and also for Wednesday 2/14/23 through Monday 2/19/24 (5 nights) at these group rates. For alternate lengths of stay and/or additional room types, please contact Jodi for pricing and availability details.

 

Please confirm your stay by completing the online reservation form at your earliest convenience, but no later than 9/14/23.

It is good to confirm your room early to ensure you get the room type you want. 

Your $200 per person non-refundable deposit guarantees your resort stay at the group rates listed below.

The final balance is due by 9/14/23. 

Group rates are based on a minimum of 10 or more guest rooms confirmed with EverAfter Travel by 9/14/23. 

Minimum three night stay required. 

Cancellation policies apply.

-If individual room is canceled by 9/14/23, no penalty will be charged (initial deposit remains non-refundable).

-If individual room is canceled 9/15/23 or later, there is a 100% room revenue penalty.

CLICK HERE to see a "cheat sheet" to reference when completing the online reservation form.

IMPORTANT NOTES: Once your online reservation form is submitted, Jodi will be following up with you directly to confirm all of the details of your reservation prior to applying payment (only one reservation form needs to be submitted for each room).

Current COVID-19 Protocols (subject to change):

-USA residents are NOT required to complete/submit a COVID-19 test for entry into Mexico at this time, however, taking a pre-travel test is recommended by EverAfter Travel. Many travelers have had good experiences with getting COVID-19 tests at places like their local Walgreens and CVS.

-You may need to wear a face covering on your flights, in the airports, and during your transportation vehicles.

-----Cancun airport https://www.cancunairport.com/

NOTE: The Cancun airport requires travelers to wear a face covering when going through security. Also, travelers were previously required to complete an immigration form online prior to arrival at the Cancun airport (or complete a paper version passed out by flight attendants on the plane), however, this is no longer required.

-Upon arrival in Mexico, you may be subject to health screenings including temperature checks.

-----U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico https://mx.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/

-Guests may be asked to wear a face covering in designated indoor spaces like: the lobby, retail stores, elevators, and waiting areas of common facilities (e.g. spa, beauty salon, restaurants/bars, etc.). Guests are not required to wear face coverings at the beach, the pool, or in restaurants/bars when actively eating and/or drinking. 

-----AMResorts (parent company of Dreams Sapphire) https://info.amresorts.com/cleancomplete

NOTE: Effective 6/12/22, the U.S. is no longer requiring travelers two years and older returning to the U.S. from an international destination via air to show proof of a negative antigen (or PCR) COVID-19 test taken within one day prior to their return flight to the U.S.

-----Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) International Travel: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/international-travel/

-Quintana Roo (the state that Dreams Sapphire is in) introduced a departure tax of about $11 per person for international visitors and you may be asked to show proof of payment at the Cancun airport before you fly home. Here is the link for the website that can be used to pay the tax: http://visitax.gob.mx/sitio/  Please be sure to only use this official link as there are other scam sites out there that are not valid.

Flight Information

You may book your own flights directly with your preferred airline (NOTE: the Cancun International Airport code is CUN). Once your flights are booked, please send the confirmation details to Jodi for coordinating your shared round-trip airport transfers to and from the resort. 

Shared Round-trip Airport Transfer Information

Shared round-trip airport transfers that bring you from the airport to the resort and back are included in the rates below.

Travel Information

A valid passport is required for international travel.  The "six month validity rule" requires that a passport is valid for six months beyond your return date. It is the personal responsibility of each traveler to ensure that they have the correct travel documents and identification. Please refer to the U.S. Department of State website for the latest passport information: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports.html

 

Please refer to the U.S. Department of State website for the latest travel document requirements, advisories and resources: 

https://www.travel.state.gov and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website for the latest travel-related health information:

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/

Travel insurance Information

Optional travel insurance is available and EverAfter Travel encourages travelers to consider purchasing insurance as it can not only cover things like trip delays/cancellations, but it can also provide medical coverage while you're traveling just in case something happens - this is very important because your own medical insurance typically does not include international coverage. 

Here is an article called “Do I Really Need Travel Insurance?” which has a lot of helpful information in it:

www.everaftertravel.org/single-post/travel-insurance

You can click here to review all of the insurance option details for Allianz Travel Insurance and get a quote if you are interested.

When you are attempting to get a quote, the amount of insurance needed is typically the total value amount of your vacation package.  Also, you will need to enter F030702 as the Travel Agency ID (ACCAM#) for EverAfter Travel when prompted.   

 

*IMPORTANT things to note about Allianz Travel Insurance:

-You can call and speak to one of the insurance agent experts directly if you have any policy questions at 1.866.884.3556

-Insurance coverage starts the day after it is purchased

-You can only add Cancel Anytime coverage WITHIN 14 days of deposit

-Cancel Anytime insurance is not available for purchase online - you will need to call and speak to an insurance agent directly

-Coverage for pre-existing conditions only applies if insurance is purchased WITHIN 14 days of deposit 

-You need to update your insurance coverage immediately for any trip components added at a later date that you want covered e.g. flights

-There are several policy types to choose from and the policy price is determined by the following: the amount of insurance you need, your age(s) and the specific policy type you choose 

Dreams Sapphire Mexico Wedding Beach Cabana
Dreams Sapphire Mexico Wedding Pool
Dreams Sapphire Mexico Wedding Beach Catamaran

Dreams Sapphire Resort & Spa

The newly renovated Dreams Sapphire Resort & Spa, a AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort, offers UnlimitedLuxury® getaway perfect for multigenerational travelers, families with teens and tweens, couples and friends. This tropical landscape of palm trees, soft sand and sparkling azure sea is only 15 minutes from Cancun International Airport, boasting architecture and décor inspired by the ancient Mayan Culture.

 

Guests will find 488 airy suites boasting such comforts as a daily refreshed mini-bar, plush robes and slippers, and a private furnished balcony or terrace with lovely tropical or ocean views. The Preferred Club offers an elevated level of luxury with a private adults-only pool, Preferred Club lounge and more enhanced amenities.

 

Dreams Sapphire provides a collection of amenities, led by unlimited gourmet food at eight gourmet dining options including five à la carte restaurants, a buffet, a grill and a café. Five stylish bars & lounges serve unlimited top-shelf spirits. 24-hour dining options allow guests to enjoy late night bites at Coco Café. Or stay in and order room service. It’s all available at any hour day or night.

 

Stepping outside means getting to enjoy endless activities, including non-motorized water sports, a family waterpark, land activities and nightly entertainment such as theme parties and big screen movies. Plus, there are oversized swimming pools, a fitness center and motorized water sports for an additional fee. Golf lovers can tee off at two nearby championship golf courses with complimentary green fees. From tee time to me time, there’s the spa, offering indigenous treatments ranging from a full-body massage to a soothing hydrotherapy. Kids can enjoy the Explorer’s Club for Kids with Red Cross certified staff. All the wristband-free fun is included at Dreams Sapphire Resort & Spa!

HIGHLIGHTS

-All inclusive resort: gourmet meals, premium spirits, entertainment, activities and more are included

-Located 15 minutes from the Cancun International Airport (CUN)

-Beachfront property in Puerto Morelos with artificial sea barrier that protects from seaweed

-AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort since 2012

-Gorgeous sunrises on the east coast of Mexico

-Minimalist architecture and decor with tropical feel

-Complimentary green fees at nearby El Mayakoba and Gran Coyote Golf Courses

-Waterpark with slides

-Pool and beach wait service

-24-hour room service

-Complimentary WiFi

FACILITIES & SERVICES

-Eight dining options with everything from Mediterranean to French to sushi and more

-No restaurant reservations required

-Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan menus available at each restaurant

-Five bars/lounges including a swim-up bar, beach bar, and disco bar

-One main pool and one adults-only pool for Preferred Club guests

-Air-conditioned theater

-Waterpark with slides

-Mayan-inspired Pevonia spa

-Fitness center with yoga room, stationary bikes, treadmill, ellipticals, stair climbers, and free weights

-Shopping available on property

-Explorer's Club for children 3-12 years old

-*Babysitting services available

-Cribs available upon request

-Nurse's station on site

-*Candlelight dinners on the beach

-*Bali beds by the pool

-*Dry cleaning and laundry service

-*Dive shop

-*Car rental

*additional fees may apply

ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT

-Daily activities and entertainment including live shows and theme nights

-Waterpark with slides

-Snorkeling equipment

-Kayaking

-Mini-catamarans

-Water aerobics

-Water polo

-Big screen movies on the beach

-Volleyball (beach/pool)

-Beach soccer

-Ping pong

-Board games

-Tennis

-*Tennis lessons

-*Golf

-Yoga

-Euro-Bungee

-Intro to diving course in pool

-Splash park in Explorer's Club for children 3-12 years old

*additional fees may apply

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

All rooms offer the following amenities:

-Daily refreshed minibar with juice, soda, bottled water, and domestic beer

-24-hour room service

-Furnished patio or balcony

-Air conditioning

-32" cable TV

-Daily maid service

-All rooms are non-smoking

-In-room safe

-Alarm clock with iPod docking stations

-Iron and ironing board

-Coffee and tea maker

-Hair dryer

-Bathrobes and slippers

Preferred Club rooms offer the following additional amenities:

-Personalized check-in and checkout with concierge service

-Exclusive access to adults-only pool and pool bar

-Exclusive access to Cibu restaurant for breakfast

-Upgraded minibar and bath amenities

-Select suites offer whirlpool on balcony

-49' or 55' LCD TV

-Private Preferred Club lounge

-Daily continental breakfast service, afternoon hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, desserts and liquors in the lounge

-Complimentary computer access in Preferred Club Lounge

-Pillow menu

  

ROOM RATES 

The following room types are included in the wedding group room block. A certain number of rooms have been held for Wednesday 2/14/24 through Monday 2/19/24 (5 nights), and a smaller number of rooms have been held for Monday 2/12/24 through Monday 2/19/24 (7 nights), however, additional room types and alternative lengths of stay are available upon request through EverAfter Travel.

NOTE: Rates below are per person (pp) based on the occupancy noted and include shared round-trip airport transfers. Flights and travel insurance are not included. Adult rates apply to guests 13 years or older. Up to two children 0-12 years old stay free when sharing a room with two full paying adults; airport transfer fees will still apply for children 2-12 years old. Room photos are intended to be representative of the room type and do not necessarily reflect the exact room you'll be staying in.

Dreams Sapphire Mexico Wedding Travel Agent PCJSTV

Preferred Club Junior Suite Tropical View

-Preferred Club privileges

-Bedding: King bed or two double beds

-View: Tropical View

-Room size: 520 square feet

-Max occupancy: 2 guests with king bed, 4 guests (3 adults) with two double beds

Dreams Sapphire Mexico Wedding Travel Agent PCJSTV
Dreams Sapphire Mexico Wedding Travel Agent PCJSOF

Preferred Club Junior Suite Ocean Front

-Preferred Club privileges, hydro tub on balcony

-Bedding: King bed or two double beds

-View: Ocean Front View

-Room size: 520 square feet

-Max occupancy: 2 guests with king bed, 4 guests (3 adults) with two double beds

Dreams Sapphire Mexico Wedding Travel Agent PCJSOF
Dreams Sapphire Mexico Wedding Travel Agent PCJSBFSO

Preferred Club Junior Suite Beachfront Swim Out

-Preferred Club privileges, swim out access

-Bedding: King bed or two double beds

-View: Ocean Front View

-Room size: 520 square feet

-Max occupancy: 2 guests with king bed, 4 guests (3 adults) with two double beds

Dreams Sapphire Mexico Wedding Travel Agent PCJSBFSO

RESORT MAP 

Dreams Sapphire Mexico Wedding Resort Map
Dreams Sapphire Mexico Wedding Resort Map

CLICK HERE to see a "cheat sheet" to reference when completing the online reservation form.

IMPORTANT NOTES: Once your online reservation form is submitted, Jodi will be following up with you directly to confirm all of the details of your reservation prior to applying payment (only one reservation form needs to be submitted for each room).

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