The Nonantum Resort in the beautiful, historic town of Kennebunkport, ME offers casual elegance with all of the right modern touches. This family owned resort has the perfect atmosphere for all of life’s great milestones, paired with the breathtaking oceanfront views on one of Maine’s scenic bays. The calm beaches and rocky shores could be the ideal, sentimental setting for your dream wedding.
GO: If you had to describe the property in three words, what would they be?
TNR: Picturesque, Grand, Breathtaking
GO: Food is such an important element at a wedding; tell me about your menus/culinary team?
TNR: We serve unparalleled creative cuisine, while staying true to Southern Maine’s local flavor. Our culinary team, headed by Executive Chef Steven True, creates customized menus and cocktails for each and every wedding we host. We thrive on delivering unique experiences-we have even had an entire menu created from family recipes!
GO: Service is huge in the destination wedding business, what do you do for couples and their guests that set you apart from everyone else?
TNR: Our independent, family-owned resort is the perfect landscape for a truly unique experience. The sky is the limit! Our on-site wedding coordinators create memorable occasions for couples and all of their guests. What sets The Nonantum Resort apart is that there are no wedding packages! Each and every event we host is purely customized and built from the ground up. Whether you would like to bring your own ideas or have us create your dream wedding for you-we will deliver it!
GO: Do you have selected areas where a couple can elect to take images?
TNR: Our picturesque, tranquil setting provides a backdrop that is truly majestic. Be it on the water’s edge, aboard one of our sailboats, in front of our lighthouse, in our Ballroom, the possibilities are endless! The town of Kennebunkport is one of the most beautiful coastal villages in Maine, and offers many serene areas such as Goose Rocks Beach, Mother’s Beach, Gooch’s Beach, and Colony Beach. President Bush has even been known to stop by The Nonantum Resort for a photo opportunity on our docks if he happens to be out on his boat!
GO: What are some of the amenities/special activities that you offer for a couple planning to have a weekend wedding? (spa, golf, rehearsal, hair, accommodations etc.)
TNR: Our location in the heart of Kennebunkport provides top-notch amenities both on and off-property. The finest spa services and hair stylists are within 0.5 miles of the resort and are happy to come on-site by appointment. World-class golf awaits you within a 5-minute drive of the resort. And did we mention the vast activities and amenities on-site? Guided kayaking, canoeing, biking, paddle-boarding, deep sea fishing, lobster boats-it’s all right here! Ever dreamed of having your bridal party delivered on an 80-foot sailboat? No problem!
GO: Do you have unique guest spaces, where out of town guests can feel like they’re also on vacation?
TNR: Absolutely! Our two extravagant buildings of guest rooms, the Carriage House Inn and the Portside Lodge, offer the finest in waterside lodging. A fully-restored Inn from 1884 and a modernized waterfront lodge, respectively, both offering superb ocean views give guests a feeling of escape and relaxation.
GO: What is the first thing a couple should do if they are interested in getting having a destination wedding at your property?
TNR: Give us a call! Our Director of Sales, Timothy Ames, is available at (888) 205-1555 ext. 651 or email@example.com.
GO: Any other information that you would like to share with our readers that is related to weekend destination weddings?
TNR: Nonantum weddings combine award-winning cuisine, creative menus, personally focused service, stunning ceremony and reception options, water views, great music, sunsets, dancing under the stars, and signature cocktails – all right here on the water in Kennebunkport.
The Nonantum Resort
95 Ocean Ave
Kennebunkport, ME 04046