Where was Vacation Friends filmed? Review, Cast, and Filming Locations

Vacation Friends is an American comedy film directed and co-written by Clay Tarver whose story follows a couple who goes on a vacation in Mexico to chill and enjoy but they eventually met another fragile couple that needs their guidance. The film stars John Cena, Lil Rel Howery, Meredith Hagner ,etc. with other great cast members that makes it so funny. It was released on 27 August 2021 and is streaming online on Hulu. The beautiful filming locations give us a glimpse to Puerto Rico and Georgia so let’s find out the places where was Vacation Friends filmed?

Vacation Friends Filming Location

Vacation Friends was filmed mostly in Puerto Rico and some scenes were also filmed inside Georgia, USA. Principal shooting begin in March 2020 but halted after a few days on 16 March 2020 due to rising Covid-19 pandemic and resumed after a long halt in September 2020. Finally, it comes to an end on 28 October 2020.

More accurately, the filming took place at El Conquistador Resort located at 1000 El Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo. The town of Las Croabas was also taken to shot some scenes. Punta Santiago is a municipality of Humacao which is actively affected by floods and tornados, some special scenes were also filmed here. Other than that, Rio Grande serve as another good filming location in Puerto Rico. Atlanta, Georgia, United States was another filming location used for shooting some scenes. United States also serves Pom Poms and Payback filming location.

Vacation Friends Cast

  • John Cena as Ron, Kyla’s husband
  • Meredith Hagner as Kyla
  • Lil Rel Howery as Marcus Parker, Ron and Kyla’s friend
  • Lynn Whitfield as Suzanne Conway, Emily’s mother
  • Yvonne Orji as Emily Conway-Parker, Marcus’ wife
  • Andrew Bachelor as Gabe
  • Anna Maria Horsford as Nancy
  • Barry Rothbart as Darren
  • Robert Wisdom as Harold Conway
  • Tawny Newsome as Brooke
  • Kamal Bolden as Bennet

Plot Review

The cast does a perfect job of drawing the audience into the story. John Cena (Ron) and Meredith Hagner (Kyla) are hilarious, including a large number of laughs to an already very humorous script. They are available in the market with out being too excessive. Lil Rev Howery (Marcus) and Yvonne Orji (Emily) are the very best counterbalances to the wild antics of Ron and Kyla. Their straight-laced demeanors are a laugh to observe soften away all the way through the development of the film. I needed to watch various scenes greater than when they had been so humorous.

Vacation Friends movie plot review

Ron strolling at the seashore with a bloody rag on his head after Marcus shot a bottle of his head cracked me up. Not up to the scene the place Ron used to be foraging at the fox hunt and Marcus by accident ate the mushrooms regardless that. You may just see one thing like that coming, however it used to be nonetheless a rebel to observe spread. Perhaps the funniest phase used to be Kyla’s little speech on the practice session dinner simplest to be crowned by way of Marcus’ interruption and false impression. Again, nice task appearing and really humorous stuff.

At the end of the day, it is a excellent cast film. The tale strikes alongside effectively and you aren’t getting slowed down in a number of additional storylines. Vacation Friends has finally released on 27 August 2021 and is now streaming on Hulu inside the United States.

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Lakshya wrote articles on a wide array of topics for several years, from entertainment and pop culture to history and literature. Before that, he was completing his BSc (Hons) degree from Delhi University. It is his deeply-rooted love for performing arts and visual media that led him to become the co-founder of CasTalkie website in November 2020.

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