When I booked my destination wedding in Hawaii last year, the resort offered EVERYTHING... flowers, cake, ceremony, photography, etc,.... I got a lot of people advising me not to take the included photographer because a lot of times they arent pros. So I went ahead and booked a photographer and Im really happy I did! The girl we booked is award winning and gave us excellent pricing. I would definitely advise people to do the same, or at least really look into the places photographer if they offer it... I felt like my wedding was so special and beautiful, so investing in the pics was a no brainer.
If you are interested in who we used, it was Kim Greenspan Photography www.kimgreenspan.com
(she gives discounts for referrals too, so tell her Jennie Defranco referred you!!)