Oct 27, 2017

Puakea Ranch is a hidden gem, a “magical place with gorgeous scenery, breathtaking views and a relaxed calming experience.” Featuring it’s historic ranch on the Big Island of Hawaii offering 4 beautifully restored plantation era cottages, Puakea Ranch specializes in a unique Hawaii experience. “We held our romantic, rustic wedding at the ranch on March […]

Aug 7, 2017

On the beach on Santhiya Koh Yao Yai Resort in Phuket, Thailand just right after sunset D’Mitri pops the question to Sammi. “Will. You. Be. My. Bride?” What a dream! The perfect setting, the perfect night, the perfect ambiance. And we had the honor of capturing their fresh engagement just two days after she said […]

Jun 2, 2017

Blue Sand Hotel & Suites in Folegandros, Greece Perfect for: Island hoppers, sun worshippers, elopements, and honeymooners looking for an intimate Greek retreat. Blue Sand Hotel & Suites is a remote, seafront retreat on the small Cyclade island of Folegandros, Greece. Built on a rocky cliff, overlooking the Agali Bay – one of the nicest […]

May 17, 2017

PLAYA VIVA, JULUCHUCA, MEXICO Perfect for: People looking to spiritually recharge. Wildlife lovers. Eco-tourists. Yogies. Playa Viva is a boutique beachfront ecolodge, located on Mexico’s Pacific side, with Sierra Madre mountains as a backdrop. Enjoy the private stretch of beach, morning yoga, and the unique sustainable design. Choose one of 12 treehouses, eco casitas or suites […]

May 9, 2017

  MINA, an architectural designer turned travel agent, specializes in romance travel as team member for Collective Gatherings and Travel Agent with Blissful Honeymoons & Destination Weddings. Just as it is with every wedding couple, locations and resorts have their own personalities too! It is Mina’s job to know the right locations and destinations that […]

Mar 10, 2017

The road to Hana is one of our ultimate favorite things to do in Maui, as mentioned in our last blog post. Now you could spend an entire 2-4 days here at all the hiking trails, waterfalls, swimming holes, caves, state parks and more, but since there’s a whole lot and people tend to get […]

Mar 7, 2017

When Collective Gatherings books your next trip and adventure for a destination event, if it happens to be the magical Maui Island in Hawaii, here are the top 10 things we recommend you do while there. We were there 7 days for vacation, stayed in Kaanapali and saw the entire island of wonder. Here is our […]

Feb 23, 2017

The launch of a much needed, rare idea: Collective Gatherings – Born October 1, 2016  It all started when I, Jana was planning our own wedding just a couple of years ago.  I just wanted to get away and have a multiple day “experience,” to enjoy a really great vacation with friends and family so that we could extend […]