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Jan 14, 2016

A wedding calls for celebration but why stop at just one day of festivities! Let us walk you through the ultimate Vik Retreats wedding experience!

Day 1: The Excitement Begins!

Morning Arrive at Punta del Este International Airport to be transported in luxury vans to your Vik Retreat in José Ignacio.

Check In Welcome champagne reception and a brief layout of the land.

1:00pm - 2:30pm Fish BBQ at Playa Vik’s unique BBQ room with art by Uruguayan artist, Carlos Musso. Views over the Southern Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful beach of Playa Mansa can be seen from the terrace.

3:00pm - 5:30pm Relax at the beach or enjoy a private surf or kite surf lesson.

6:00pm - 8:00pm Early evening horseback ride over the 4,000 acres of Estancia Vik with our experienced gauchos (mountain biking optional).

9:30pm - 11:00pm Reflect on the day over a cocktail and casual dinner at Bahia Vik.

Day 2: Ahhh Sweet Vacation

11:00am - 1:30pm Games day at Estancia Vik including tennis, a putting contest, relay races, paintball, soccer and ping pong.

2:00pm - 3:30pm BBQ at the Polo Field and watch a pick up polo game with local players.

7:00pm - 8:00pm Wedding Rehearsal at your chosen location!

8:15pm - 10:30pm Sunset cocktails at La Susana, featuring our specialty drink, the Christiania Caipiroska.

11:00pm - 1:30am La Susana Rehearsal Dinner featuring South American cuisine accompanied by a special performance by a local artist.

Day 3: Into the José Ignacio Groove

8:00am - 10:00am Early riser canoe or kayak in the river and Laguna José Ignacio.

11:00am - 1:30pm Take a tour of the art at each retreat with a featured local artist.

2:00pm - 3:30pm Lunch at your leisure at any of the Vik Retreats.

4:00pm - 9:00pm Explore José Ignacio or venture to La Barra and Punta del Este for shopping and a visit to local art galleries.

9:30pm - 10:30pm Visit the Pablo Atchugarry Fundacion for a special performance or exhibition.

11:00pm - 1:30am Dinner at Marismo, a trendy restaurant in José Ignacio, to enjoy your meal in the sand and under the stars above.

1:30am - whenever Enjoy the late night lounge at La Susana with a featured DJ or live music.

Day 4: Bells are ringing - It's Wedding Day!

Morning Breakfast at your leisure at any of our Vik Retreats.

Lunch/ Afternoon Enjoy an exquisite lunch by our fabulous Chef, Marcelo Betancourt, in the sand at La Susana. Follow this with a relaxing beach day at La Susana’s Beach Club paddle boarding, swimming and sun bathing.

7:00pm Arrival at Estancia Vik- Don’t be late!

7:30pm - 8:15pm Wedding ceremony at Estancia Vik overlooking the river and Laguna José Ignacio.

8:30pm - 9:00pm Champagne toast to the happy couple!

9:30pm - 10:30pm Hors d'oeuvrés at your favorite location featuring Uruguayan cuisine.

11:30pm - 12:30am Dinner in the garden with bridal party speeches and special wedding performances.

1:00am - 4:30am Dancing under the Southern Hemisphere stars to your favorite music!

5:00am - 7:00am After Party at La Susana’s Beach Club enjoying festive South American and world music!

7:00am Sunrise Greet the morning with a beautiful sunrise on the beach at La Susana.

Day 5: The Day After ...

All Day Sleep in and then enjoy a beach afternoon at La Susana, recovering from and recounting the festivities of the wedding! All meals are at your leisure. Be sure to get plenty of rest!

Day 6: Farewell Brunch and Sad Goodbyes

9:00am - 12:00pm Wind down with a farewell brunch to the bride and groom at Bahia Vik.

Afternoon/Evening Depart in luxury vans to airports for your journey home and reflect on your stay at Vik Retreats in José Ignacio!

Keep in mind that this is a sample wedding agenda and all events will be tailored to your special wedding! We look forward to helping plan your destination wedding at Vik Retreats! For more information, fill out our Wedding Inquiry form and our wedding specialist will contact you personally!