updated 2/16/2007 7:02:32 PM ET 2007-02-17T00:02:32

Here are some fabulous wedding-worthy resorts that will also appeal to the littlest ones on your guest list.

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Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort & Spa, Providenciales
The folks who perfected adults-only all-inclusives with the Sandals line do the same for families at Beaches resorts. Fresh from a $100 million renovation, this outpost boats a prime spot on Grace Bay and is designed to resemble a French village, complete with manicured gardens and sidewalk bistros, five swimming pools and miles of sandy white beach.

Romantic Ambience: Entrust the tots to the care of Beaches’ professional nannies and spend some quality couple time at the Red Lane Spa. With the In Each Other’s Hands treatment, you’ll both learn the basics of massage. Then choose a custom massage oil, go can go back to your room and practice.

Kid Quotient: From the newly expanded Pirates Island water park to unlimited Xbox playtime, your youngest guests will be begging to come back next year.

Planning Pluses: Wedding planning is a breeze thanks to Beaches’ Dream Team:  packages designed by wedding planner Preston Bailey, bridal accessories by Beverly Clark and cake decor from Sylvia Weinstock (her custom-designed sugar flowers are flown in from New York.

Only Here: Kids will flip for the other bold-faced names: Sign them up to make chocolate-chip cookies with Cookie Monster, share story time with Elmo, and have sand-bucket favors stuffed with Sesame Street souvenirs delivered to their rooms.   

Three-night all-inclusive packages from $1270 per couple.

Club Med Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
For a laid-back, toes-in-the-sand family wedding that won’t break the budget, head to this recently renovated 519-room Club Med. The all-inclusive chain has long been a favorite with spirited adults, but they offer cool kids’ programs too. While you’re dozing in a hammock, they’ll be skating, kayaking, or flying on the trapeze in circus school.

Romantic Ambience: Take a day-sail to the resort’s private isle; first you’ll snorkel, then you’ll relax with a beachside picnic of lobster and champagne.

Kid Quotient: Mothers with infants can order an in-room microwave and bottle warmers; in-room babysitters are also available. The new David Rockwell-designed teen club has everything from video games to telescopes.

Planning Pluses: Get away from the other guests by holding your event in a special private ballroom that opens onto a white-sand beach. Guests will love the chef’s signature hors d’oeuvres: mini empanadas, tostones, and fried yucca.

Only Here: Kids practice singing and dancing with their adult instructors during the day, then stage performances for resort guests at night -- priceless.

Seven-night all-inclusive stays from $770 per person; children’s rates vary from 25 to 50 percent off adult fare, and tots under 2 are free

From the newly expanded Pirates Island water park to unlimited Xbox playtime, your youngest guests will be begging to come back next year to Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort & Spa.
Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu
Nestled on 880 acres of Oahu’s unspoiled North Shore just an hour from Honolulu, this comprehensive family resort offers everything from championship golf to a world-class spa. For ceremonies, think big -- a ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Pacific can accommodate up to 1,000 (yikes!) -- or go intimate with an al fresco nuptials on the grassy Kuilima Point, led by an authentic kahu (Hawaiian priest).

Romantic Ambience: Newlyweds will want to splurge on a cozy beach cottage with a marble bath, plantation four-poster and postage stamp of manicured lawn that separates you from the Pacific. (Julia Roberts and hubby Danny Moder like to escape here with twins Hazel and Phinnaeus).

Turtle Bay
Nestled on 880 acres of Oahu’s unspoiled North Shore just an hour from Honolulu, this comprehensive family resort offers everything from championship golf to a world-class spa.

Kid Quotient: With the resort’s Keiki Turtle Club, the junior set will learn about Hawaiian culture through lei-making, hula dancing and Hawaiian pole fishing. The night camp offers fun activities like reef walks, sand crab hunts and coconut s’mores by the campfire.

Planning Pluses: An onsite stable means you can arrive at your ceremony by horse and carriage, or literally ride off into the sunset with your groom. Arrange for the rehearsal dinner in Ola, the resort’s new open-air seaside restaurant; chef Fred DeAngelo’s kalua pork quesadillas are tops.

Only Here: Teach your wedding party how to hang ten at the resident Hans Hedemann’s Surf School.

Rooms from $295.

Westward Look Resort, Tucson, Arizona
Round up the cowpokes for a Western wedding at this gem nestled in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains. If this 244-room, one-of-a-kind chic retreat feels like home, that’s because it started life in 1912 as a private hacienda. (That’s the original hearth in the lobby.)

Romantic Ambience: Experience one of the resort’s six Stargazer Spa rooms, equipped with private outdoor soaking tubs and telescopes so you can take in that desert sky.

Kid Quotient: Young ranch hands will have more than enough to do, thanks to horseback riding, hiking, swimming, mountain biking -- even cooking lessons. At the end of a busy day, reward them with the resort’s signature chocolate nachos.

Planning Pluses: The rooftop Sonoran Ballroom with a retractable canopy and 360-degree views is a reception favorite. Or bust out the red-and-white checkered tablecloths for an outdoor BBQ, complete with square dancing.

Only Here: Your groomsmen can channel the Rat Pack at the resort’s famous Lookout Bar and Grille, where Frank and Deano used to party into the wee hours. It’s still a Tucson hotspot with live music and Tex-Mex eats.

Rooms from $69.

The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida
This 110-year old grande dame has it all: dramatic settings for photo ops, two 18-hole golf courses, an enormous Guerlain spa, tennis courts and boutique shopping. While the 560-room resort boasts thoughtful children's amenities (such as the Italian Restaurant, designed specifically for stress-free family meals), it still boasts enough elegant ambiance to make it worthy of an ultimate honeymoon.

The Breakers
This 110-year old grande dame has it all: dramatic settings for photo ops, two 18-hole golf courses, an enormous Guerlain spa, tennis courts and boutique shopping.
Romantic Ambience: Splurge on a private beach bungalow, complete with personal concierge service, a fridge, phone, flat-screen TV, Internet access, full bath and sitting room.  The oceanside room-away-from-your room even has sunscreen, fluffy robes and magazines.

Kid Quotient: The resort’s award-winning children’s program keeps them busy making their own music videos, climbing rock walls and playing in the Secret Garden. Parents can join their kids in the fun with custom golf and tennis lessons, and themed Harry Potter and Survivor nights.

Planning Pluses: This catering department keeps ahead of trends. Ask them about the kids’ menu that can be arranged for the reception and the butler-passes mini-desserts: baby cupcakes and diminutive ice cream cones, three-sip milkshakes, and tiny candy apples.

Only Here: Watch Palm Beach society go by while sipping peach iced tea under the whirring ceiling fans in the historic loggias, inspired by Rome’s Villa Medici.

Rooms from $340.

Dreams Resort & Spa, Cancun
This upscale all-inclusive feels blissfully away from it all while still offering easy access to Cancun’s spirited shopping and nightlife. Catering to families with 379 spacious suites and three beaches offering every water sport under the Caribbean sun, Dreams is also a romantic choice for couples who want to be pampered with first-class service.

Romantic Ambience: Splurge on a room in the resort’s 18-story Club tower, where you’ll be greeted with chilled towels and champagne. The Club concierges are there to attend to your every whim, from hiring babysitters to arranging a sunset cocktail cruise for you and the gang.

Kid Quotient: Ages 3 to 12 will love the Explorer Club for Kids, where they’ll enjoy sand-castle competitions, learn about the sea turtles and native fish in the saltwater lagoon, and watch movies on a big-screen set up under the stars.

Planning Pluses: The dedicated onsite wedding coordinator can handle everything from steaming his tuxedo to helping with guests’ travel arrangements.

Only Here: So many choices guarantee that no two days are alike. Should you do complimentary Spanish or merengue lessons, sample fresh sushi and sake, or fish tacos and tequila (they have over 100 kinds to choose from!). A must-do: live Latin music and dancing every evening at Azucar Caribbean Bar.

All-inclusive doubles from $426. ; 866-237-3267;

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