The Gifts Couples Really Want, Destination Wedding Gift Guide

January 18, 2023

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You saved the date, you booked your flight, you even picked out your outfits – now you’re wondering how to properly celebrate the destination wedding couple saying, “I do”. After all, what can you get the couple that’s already planning their dream wedding in paradise? Thankfully, we’ve curated the perfect wish list with everything they’ll need for the getaway of a lifetime, from must-have items for the big day to unique gifts and experiences they’ll treasure forever. Keep reading for our ultimate destination wedding gift guide.

Destination Wedding Gift Guide

The Gifts Couples Really Want, Destination Wedding Gift Guide: Gifts for the newly engaged

Date night

First up – take the stress of wedding planning away by organizing a fun date night for the couple! This gift idea will be a much-needed break they’ll appreciate, whether it’s a night out or an intimate meal together at home.

Personalized map

The spouses-to-be will have plenty of photos from their special day, so why not give them another unique memento to look back on? A personalized wedding or anniversary map like these are the best gift for any jet-setter couple and is a great way to show how their love transcends all borders!

Individualized passport holders and luggage tags

The soon-to-be partners for life will be feeling the VIP treatment from the second they step into the airport with these personalized passport holders and luggage tags. Customize them with the couple’s married name or a small design representing their love. Here’s to a lifetime of traveling together!

Customized toiletry bags

Both parties will want to put their best face forward for their sweet nuptials, so help them bring the essentials in style with a customized toiletry bag! Handmade leather bags engraved or embossed with the couple’s initials and wedding date are thoughtful gifts that’ll make packing for paradise a breeze.

Newlywed towels and swimsuits

Yes, matching towels and swimsuits are still in style and remain a fantastic gift for the couple in need! From the beach to poolside cocktails, they’ll make a splash during their wedding week, on their honeymoon, and long after with these custom reminders of their perfect day. They also make for cute photos!

Personalized pillowcases

Give the gift of a good night’s sleep with these custom pillowcases that are both soft and romantic. With so many colors and styles to choose from, you can’t go wrong. Have it ready for some photo ops at the hotel or up the ante with some trendy silk pillowcases – also good for your skin and hair, the perfect addition to any wedding day ritual!

Monogrammed golf balls

There aren’t many places on Earth more beautiful for a round of golf than along the Caribbean Sea! Treat your family or friends to custom monogrammed golf balls to hit on the fairways with unforgettable views, or say yes to biodegradable golf balls if ‘going green’ for the couple means more than going 18 holes.

Embroidered robes

Everyone loves a luxurious bathrobe, so why not give the couple their own unique set? Swap out the hotel robes for a monogrammed pair offering an extra special touch for those “getting ready” photos before the big ceremony!

Personalized chopping or charcuterie board

Help start married life off in style with a custom cutting or charcuterie board with the newlyweds’ shared last name! You can customize with their initials, wedding date, and more.

The Gifts Couples Really Want, Destination Wedding Gift Guide: Gifts for the wedding week

Upgrade, upgrade, upgrade!

Traveling is all about planning ahead (for most of us, anyway!), so work with the hotel to surprise the couple with a luxurious room upgrade! Want to really dazzle the lovebirds? Most resorts offer romance suites or deluxe accommodations tailored to couples that are sure to impress. Plus, romantic staples like chocolate covered strawberries and a champagne delivery will make their getaway extra special.

Sandals South Coast Jamaica Overwater Bungalow

Spa day or fun activity

Take advantage of the exotic locale and plan an amazing experience for the happy couple! Whether it’s kayaking, hiking, or an excursion in the area, work with your hotel rep to plan a day of fun so the lovebirds can enjoy everything their destination has to offer. Does the engaged pair prefer relaxation? Pamper them to the max with a spa day at the resort designed just for them!

Everyone loves a gift card

You can’t go wrong with the gift of savings! Give the jet-setting duo some peace of mind with a gift card they can put towards their wedding, flights, upgrades, excursions, or even their honeymoon fund. We love gift cards because they’re savvy, no strings attached, and offer couples the flexibility to choose their own adventure!