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Where you can have your wedding and honeymoon, too.

Does the thought of a destination wedding sound a bit complex? Do vendor contracts, site inspections, and planning travel for your guests overwhelm you? Are you feeling guilty for doing your wedding your way?

Maybe you feel like giving up - it's overwhelming without the right support.


It’s time to plan the most important day of your life. Do it right.

Don't throw in the towel and settle for less for your dream wedding. Whether it's in a private villa in Italy along the banks of Lake Como, a simple beach in Guanacaste, or an over-the-top all-inclusive resort in Negril, your wedding should be your way.

But in today's world, you're inundated with slick promises from travel agents, mixed reviews on TripAdvisor, and lost from all of the advice in the many, many Facebook Groups.


I’m here to help.

I’m Rachel Kaufman, founder and owner of Hidden Gem Travel, and I’m ready to help you plan your dream destination wedding.

Since I was 19 (almost 20 years ago), I knew I wanted to help brides, and I've spent nearly the last two decades working in the wedding industry. From florist to day-of coordinator to event management - even playing piano professionally at weddings, I've learned all of the ins and outs, and I’m here to help you sort through the facts and fictions of all things destination wedding. I’ve worked with dozens of couples to help them discover their true wedding vision, and execute a seamless wedding weekend. Whether you’re looking for a full-service planner or just someone to help get your guests to the wedding, I offer flexible solutions to create the best start of your lives together.

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Services I offer

Destination Weddings

Let's take your vision and bring it to life. I'll work with you to have every detail executed perfectly and maximize your wedding dollars.

Honeymoons & Anniversaries

Hike through Red Rock Canyon, go ice climbing in Alaska, explore Okinawa, or take it easy at a luxurious all-inclusive Caribbean resort. Make your first trip as wedded couple unforgettable.

Bachelor/Bacherlorette Getaways

Want a one-of-a-kind weekend to celebrate with your closest friends before the big day?


“Rachel, you've been an absolute blessing!!! you took much stress off our backs and were there for every single one of our guests, thank you!"

Hope B.


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