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Weekend Destination Wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas

Experience a stylish, contemporary, accessible Dallas hotel, Ritz-Carlton, Dallas — where glamour, graciousness and the Texas spirit meet…

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Weekend Destination Wedding at The St. Regis New York, New York

It is the epitome of beauty and luxury and can provide you with the perfect setting and fulfill the desires of your wedding day…

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Weekend Destination Wedding at The Palms Hotel & Spa Miami Beach

The Palms Hotel & Spa welcomes you with genuine service and laid-back sophistication at their serene oceanfront resort, set in the heart of the beautiful Miami Beach…

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Weekend Destination Wedding at Palace Resorts

Six beautiful resorts with endless ways to make the wedding of your dreams a reality. Whether you want an intimate wedding at a quiet island retreat or the grand views of a beachfront in Cancun for your special day, it’s all here. At Palace Resorts, you truly get it all.

For a splash of stylish elegance, couples can choose from nine gorgeously appointed Colin Cowie Wedding Collections available exclusively at Palace Resorts, featuring luxurious handcrafted touches and colorful designs by celebrity event planner Colin Cowie. Best of all, these collections are surprisingly accessible.

The day after your wedding, you’ll enjoy breakfast in bed and a candlelit dinner at one of our acclaimed international restaurants. Besides excellent wedding options, each property is like a world of its own, with unique features found nowhere else. Say “I do” to Palace Resorts, and take the first step toward the wedding of your dreams.

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Palace Resorts’ acclaimed chefs are constantly raising the bar by creating culinary treats that are both high in quality and taste. Meeting and surpassing expectations by utilizing the highest standards of ingredients the team behind Palace Resorts is dedicated to excellence. A testament to the brand’s unparalleled offerings, Palace Resorts recently partnered with celebrity event planner Colin Cowie to bring unmatched style and innovation to destination wedding design. Each Colin Cowie Wedding Collection, includes everything needed to create the perfect affair. The wedding cake is no exception. Our expert team works with the bride and groom to ensure a cake and customized menu that compliments the wedding motif while also adding a memorable and delicious flavor to the evening.

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?
PR:
For all of Palace Resorts six luxury properties we offer a highly experienced, personalized, team of expert wedding planners. From floral arrangements to fine cutlery, the Palace team ensures every detail for the big day surpasses expectations. Adding a personal touch to the experience, every couple works with an onsite wedding coordinator dedicated to their wedding. It doesn’t just stop at the ceremony or reception but can also step in for couples to plan group activities throughout the resort pre and post wedding, including a day-after brunch and honeymoon coordination.

GO: Do you have selected areas where a couple can elect to take images?
PR:
Each of the properties boasts its own unique and signature locale for the perfect wedding photo backdrop. On property highlights include Cozumel’s elegant gazebo; Moon Palace’s on property Catholic chapel; Beach Palace’s Sky Terrace; Sun Palace and Playacar Palace’s exquisite beach.

GO: What are some of the amenities/special activities that you offer for a couple planning to have a weekend wedding?
PR:
Couples that spend the first few days as a married couple with Palace Resorts can also add on the Complimentary Honeymoon package. The morning after their momentous day, newlyweds are welcomed with breakfast in bed, a bottle of sparkling wine and a honeymoon cake. Couples are also treated to a private romantic dinner for two, special turndown service, access to the exclusive honeymoon concierge desk and 6:00 p.m. late check-out (upon request and subject to availability). The Complimentary Honeymoon package is also available to couples who present marriage licenses within the past year.

GO: What is the first thing a couple should do if they are interested in getting having a destination wedding at your property?
PR:
The first thing to do is call or email Palace Resorts in order to begin the planning process. Reserving your date for your special event is also essential in creating a memorable and unparalleled event. To book your wedding at Palace Resorts or for more information, please visit Weddings.PalaceResorts.com or call (800) 635-1836.

GO: Any other information that you would like to share with our readers that is related to weekend destination weddings?
PR: Guests who book a stay of five nights or more can take advantage of Palace Resorts’ most valued promotion – the $1,500 Resort Credit offer. On top of the already unmatched all-inclusive offerings, resort credits can be used towards room upgrades, spa and beauty salon treatments, golf outings, romantic dinners, Colin Cowie Wedding Collections, and off-site excursions and tours.

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Weekend Destination Wedding at Le Blanc Spa Resort

This serene spa resort is renowned for providing first-class personal attention and the utmost in euphoric relaxation—all of which also makes it perfect for a blissful luxury wedding. With all-inclusive amenities and dedicated wedding planners, every last detail of your ceremony will reflect your desires. Le Blanc Spa Resort sits on a beautiful stretch of white sandy beach facing a brilliant turquoise sea, making it the perfect setting for the wedding you’ve always imagined.

A variety of distinctive wedding designs are offered, including a complimentary option, which allow you to add personal touches that make your ceremony chic and unique. Best of all, a $1,500 Resort Credit promotion is available, which can be applied toward your wedding, so there’s even more reason to indulge.

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GO: Food is such an important element at a wedding; tell me about your menus/culinary team?

LBSR: Le Blanc Spa Resort offers the ultimate luxury experience and brings gourmet dining to the next level. Dining at eight on-site restaurants, bars and lounges, with premium drinks and fine cuisine from around the world, is also included in every Le Blanc getaway. Combining the freshest and highest quality ingredients and the ideal balance of classic and modern, LeBlanc’s culinary team creates an indelible taste for the senses seldom seen at all-inclusive resorts.  Each with its own unique ambiance and cuisine, the Resort’s dining outlets offer exquisite a la carte menus, decadent snacks and decadent buffets, and for each day. Fully customizable menus are available for weddings both lavish and intimate. The expert and renowned culinary staff from Le Blanc’s restaurants will create a menu specific to the needs and desires of each couple. Exquisitely crafted to visually awe, food presentation is just as important as the cuisine at Le Blanc.

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?

LBSR: Le Blanc offers guests access to a team of highly experienced, personalized, team of expert wedding planners who are committed to the highest level of luxury. From exquisite floral arrangements to elegant cutlery and stemware, the Le Blanc team ensures every imaginable detail for the big day surpasses expectations. Adding a personal touch to the experience, every couple works with an onsite wedding coordinator dedicated to their wedding. It doesn’t just stop at the ceremony or reception but can also step in for couples to plan group activities throughout the resort pre and post wedding, including a day-after brunch and honeymoon coordination.

GO: Do you have selected areas where a couple can elect to take images?

LBSR: Le Blanc Spa Resort boasts its own unique and signature locale for the perfect wedding photo backdrop. On property highlights include Le Blanc’s breathtaking terrace and private beach and lagoon. Offering jaw dropping views of nature and aquamarine life, the Nichupte Lagoon showcases a tropical paradise for wedding photography.

 GO: What are some of the amenities/special activities that you offer for a couple planning to have a weekend wedding?

LBSR: Le Blanc Spa Resort is the ideal option for important and special gatherings, including weddings. The resort offers unparalleled service and personalized attention for groups of 20 to 300 guests, all at one all-inclusive rate for setting up and holding functions or meetings. For couples seeking the highest level of pampering, Le Blanc Spa offers a unique mix of Asian and European traditions and a luxe journey of the senses. Couples interested in the ultimate private relaxation experience are invited to choose the 800-square-foot Blanc D’Or Golden VIP Suite, with private sauna, steam room, shower, double Jacuzzi and side-by-side treatment tables. Guests staying on property five nights or more have the option using Le Blanc’s most valued promotion – the $1,500 Resort Credit offer – on offerings including spa treatments.

GO: What is the first thing a couple should do if they are interested in having a destination wedding at your property?

LBSR: Contact the wedding team at Le Blanc to save the date and begin the process of creating a memorable and unparalleled event. To book your wedding at Le Blanc Spa Resort, please visit weddings.leblancsparesort.com or call (877) 753-2526.

GO: Any other information that you would like to share with our readers that is related to weekend destination weddings?

LBSR: Guests who book a stay of five nights or more can take advantage of Le Blanc Spa Resort’s most valued promotion – the $1,500 Resort Credit offer. On top of the already unmatched all-inclusive offerings, resort credits can be used towards room upgrades, spa and beauty salon treatments, golf outings, romantic dinners and off-site excursions and tours. Le Blanc Spa Resort a premier all-inclusive property by Palace Resorts, received the prestigious 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Award for top resort in Cancun and the Riviera Maya.  For the past 25 years, Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards has been travel’s most comprehensive, influential, and trusted opinion poll. Le Blanc Spa Resort provides the ultimate level of luxury, consistency and service. The quality and attention to detail in everything offered, from cuisine and beachside service to in-room amenities, personal butler service and spa offerings are unmatched. Le Blanc is also the proud recipient of the AAA Five Diamond Award, continually shining through the rating system with premium service standards, personalized guest experiences and outstanding on-site amenities. A five diamond property is the ultimate of luxury and sophistication, always exceeding the expectations of even the most refined and experienced traveler. Le Blanc Spa Resort is committed to offering current and future guests equal parts style and substance with a mission of surpassing expectations and ensuring lasting experiences.

Le Blanc Spa Resort
Kukulkan KM-10, Zona Hotelera
77500 Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
T:877.753.2526

http://www.leblancsparesort.com/default-en.html

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Weekend Destination Wedding At Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

Fall in love all over again at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. This distinctive Southern California beach wedding location sets a new standard in romantic elegance, with the natural grace and beauty of a coastal retreat. From bridal showers at afternoon tea to martini nights for bachelor parties, they offer the most comprehensive services. As the premier setting for special events and beach weddings in Southern California, they specialize in creating uniquely perfect experiences. Thank you Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel and Grover Photographers for sharing this wedding!

ritz-carlton-laguna-niguel-weddingGO: If you had to describe the property in three words, what would they be?
RCLN: Excellence, Iconic and Oceanfront!

GO: Food is such an important element at a wedding; tell me about your menus/culinary team?
RCLN: Part of The Ritz-Carlton experience is being able to custom design the culinary desires of the wedding party. If you need fusion of two cultures or the recreation of a family recipe our expert culinary team and pastry chefs put their hearts and expertise into creating a memorable culinary experience.

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?
RCLN: At The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel we say, “Let Us Stay With You”. The Ritz-Carlton service is so unique because  all of our ladies and gentlemen strive to create unique, memorable, personable experiences for every guest, every day. These moments leave indelible marks creating long lasting memories that stay with our guests, long after they’ve left.

GO: Do you have selected areas where a couple can elect to take images?
RCLN: The magnificent backdrop of the Pacific Ocean and the California Riviera are not only the background in photographs, but also the backdrop of the event itself, for all of the guests. Other unique choices for photographs include our grand staircase with a luxurious crystal chandelier. The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is highly sought after by many brides and grooms from all over, as the setting for their wedding photography.

GO: What are some of the amenities/special activities that you offer for a couple planning to have a weekend wedding? 
RCLN: The choices for special activities are endless. They can choose from couples massage, bridal party yoga classes, grooms golf or tennis tournaments, cooking classes, wine tasting or toasting the sunset from our 150 foot bluff top lounge “180blũ” and many more.

GO: Do you have unique guest spaces, where out of town guests can feel like they’re also on vacation?
RCLN: The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is the premiere destination for travelers who desire a playful approach to Southern California oceanfront luxury. This iconic resort is world-class destination. The resort is perched 150 feet on a bluff and all the spaces and guest rooms embody ocean inspired décor and the Southern California lifestyle. The “must see” 180blũ bluff top oceanfront lounge with its panoramic view of the California coast, is just the beginning of a uniquely memorable weekend for all.

GO: What is the first thing a couple should do if they are interested in getting having a destination wedding at your property?
RCLN: Call our wedding professionals at 949-240-5054 and visit www.ritzcarlton.com/LagunaWeddings

GO: Any other information that you would like to share with our readers that is related to weekend destination weddings?
RCLN: With the extraordinary service and spectacular beachfront location of The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel we are the perfect weekend destination wedding. We offer something for everyone with a full service spa, salon, ocean view golf and our eco-adventure center Jean Michele Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment. Two pools, tennis courts, kids play structure, four restaurant concepts and incredibly memorable ceremony and wedding reception sites.

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
1 Ritz-Carlton Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629
T: 949.240.2000
http://www.ritzcarlton.comLagunaNiguel

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Weekend Destination Wedding at Hotel Del Coronado

Hotel Del Coronado with its iconic red turrets piercing the taut horizontal lines of an azure California skyline, radiates with a confidence of gracious Victorian splendor that is without equal. For couples, the resort’s enchanting island setting and classic architecture form the perfect backdrop for a romantic escape or a weekend destination wedding! Thank you for sharing this colorful beach wedding!

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GO: If you had to describe the property in three words, what would they be?
HDC: Historic, Fairytale, & Seaside

GO: What do you do for couples and their guests that set you apart from everyone else?
HDC: We create an unmatched experience from other resorts because we are the only Southern California resort that can do events directly on the beach of the Pacific Ocean. Our experienced and dedicated catering sales team handles every detail and works closely with all departments including the check-in process, culinary, execution, operations and everything in between.

GO: Do you have selected areas where a couple can elect to take images?

HDC: The Del has beautiful grounds that are accessible for photography. As a National Historic Landmark, the resort has gorgeous architecture and garden areas. And, of course, our beach that was just named America’s best.

GO: What are some of the amenities/special activities that you offer for a couple planning to have a weekend wedding?
HDC: Award-winning Spa and Salon, Kidtopia and Vibz Teen Lounge for younger guests, 1500 OCEAN restaurant for an ocean-view rehearsal dinner, ENO wine bar for family gatherings, famous Sunday brunch to get together with out-of-town relatives, and luxury beach cottages and villas at Beach Village.

GO: Do you have unique guest spaces, where out of town guests can feel like they’re also on vacation?
HDC: Besides our world-famous main resort accommodations, Beach Village is an exclusive enclave of luxury beachfront cottages and villas and offers a relaxing and private retreat.

GO:  What is the first thing a couple should do if they are interested in having a destination wedding at your property?
HDC: Visit our website and submit a request for proposal or contact the catering department by phone

GO: Is there any other information about your resort and weekend destination weddings you would like to share with our readers?
HDC: Hotel Del Coronado offers a variety of unique options for weddings, so if it’s a celebration that’s traditional or trend-setting, festive or formal, intimate or grand scale, The Del can make your dream wedding a reality.

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Hotel Del Coronado

Hotel Del Coronado

Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118
800-468-3533
hoteldel.com

Weekend Destination Wedding at The Taj Boston

The Crown Jewel of Boston Hotels, Taj Boston occupies the city’s most prestigious address at Arlington and Newbury Streets. Renowned for their classic style and award-winning service, Taj Hotels can handle any wedding function with flawless execution.

Taj BostonGO: If you had to describe the property in three words, what would they be?
TB: Elegant, Timeless and Location!

GO: Food is such an important element at a wedding; tell me about your menus/culinary team?
TB: Authentic Cuisine, European, America Continental and South Asian.

GO: What do you do for couples and their guests that set you apart from everyone else?
TB: Personal and luxury service reflective in our high-end restaurants. We also gift a 6-night honeymoon stay to a Taj property for couples having their reception here at Taj Boston. (*restrictions apply)

GO: Do you have selected areas where a couple can elect to take images?
TB: Couples have their selection of  everything from the grand staircases to private turn-of-the-century architecture venues to the botanical garden. Couples also have access to The Boston Public Gardens, which is located right outside our front doors!

GO: What are some of the amenities/special activities that you offer for a couple planning to have a weekend wedding?
TB: We feature Chanel makeup consultants, high tea overlooking Newbury Street with violinists (ideal for bridesmaids gatherings or time with your mother). We also have a stately mahogany bar featuring premier selections of scotch, whisky, etc. for the groomsman. A Sunday rooftop brunch with views of the Boston skyline is another highlight along with some of the premier spas and hair salons that Newbury Street has to offer.

GO: Do you have unique guest spaces, where out of town guests can feel like they’re also on vacation?
TB: We have working fireplace suites with a menu of select woods to create the right blend of desired scents. There is also a decadent bubble bath menu.

GO:  What is the first thing a couple should do if they are interested in having a destination wedding at your property?
TB: Contact the Catering Sales Department.

Taj Boston
15 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116
T: 617.536.5700
TajHotels.com/Boston

Photography: Eric Barry Photography

Weekend Destination Wedding at Villa One Twenty

Villa One Twenty is a boutique inn which has been luxuriously decorated in an eclectic, yet relaxed European style. Villa One Twenty offers an atmosphere which is ideal for romance, relaxation, comfort or a unique escape, situated in beautiful Rhode Island. Enjoy this weekend wedding that took place at Villa One Twenty.

Villa 120GO: If you had to describe the property in three words, what would they be?
VOT: Newport’s Hidden Gem!

GO: What do you do for couples and their guests that set you apart from everyone else?
VOT: Anything from planning to organizing vendor meetings at the Villa saving the couple from running around Newport, not to mention personal service.

GO: Do you have selected areas where a couple can elect to take images?
VOT: The gardens alone are breathtaking, but we also have beautiful interiors for that grand old world feel.

GO: What are some of the amenities/special activities that you offer for a couple planning to have a weekend wedding?
VOT: A glass of champagne and a small chocolate fountain is served to overnight guests upon arrival setting the mood for the weekend. We can organize anything, but have on-site rehearsal dinners, hair and make-up in natural day light, and massages on site.

GO: Do you have unique guest spaces, where out of town guests can feel like they’re also on vacation?
VOT: Absolutely, our grand ball room makes everyone feel special, but we also have a wonderful front porch for rest and relaxation. We also have a library for cocktails and a beautiful secluded garden with croquet and other grass games.

GO: What is the first thing a couple should do if they are interested in having a destination wedding at your property?
VOT: Call to see if we have availability on their chosen date and ensure their guest list does not exceed 60.

Villa One Twenty
120 Miantonomi Avenue
Middletown, Rhode Island 02842
T: 401.619.5993
VillaOneTwenty.com

Eric Barry Photograher

Weekend Destination Wedding at The Boston Marriott Long Wharf

Located in the heart of downtown Boston, at historic Long Wharf, the Boston Marriott Long Wharf hotel provides all of the luxury and comfort you and your guests could possibly want—on top of a fabulous and effortlessly planned weekend destination wedding. Just like this one photographed by the fabulous Eric Barry Photography!

Eric Barry PhotographerGO: If you had to describe the property in three words, what would they be?
BMLW: Elegant. Memorable. Inspired!

GO: Food is such an important element at a wedding; tell me about your menus/culinary team.
BMLW: Our Culinary Team, led by Executive Chef Joseph Chaves, uses only the freshest ingredients and enjoys highlighting local New England ingredients at each event. The food and beverage possibilities are endless. Chef Chaves works with each couple to incorporate their favorite flavors and foods into the wedding menu.  That may mean replacing a wedding cake with an interactive waffle bar station, or weaving a dish from the couple’s first date into the meal. Waterline Restaurant has a talented beverage team led by Restaurant Manager Mark Minerd, who can work with brides and grooms to create custom cocktails, themed drinks, DIY beverage stations and more.

GO: What do you do for couples and their guests that set you apart  from everyone else?
BMLW: We offer unparalleled services that wedding guests will appreciate, from valet parking and spacious guest rooms, to private pre-reception areas, breathtaking indoor and outdoor venues, specialty linens and chairs, customized lighting options, as well as many other wedding extras. Couples should expect stunning waterfront views, flexible event options and incredible care every step of the way.

GO: Do you have selected areas where a couple can elect to take images?
BMLW: There are so many options. The terrace just off of the Harbor View Ballroom is always a top choice, as it allows for spectacular views of the Boston Harbor. We have several one-of-a-kind features in our hotel, which can serve as beautiful indoor options, such as a stunning multi-story chandelier in the lobby and a vibrant art feature wall.

Just outside of the hotel, Christopher Columbus Park and the Long Wharf Pier offer panoramic views of historic Boston Harbor. Also, the Rose Kennedy Greenway can be a fun location if guests are interested in incorporating Boston city life into wedding pictures. We are surrounded by many historic points of interest, including Faneuil Hall and Old North Church, which can also provide unique settings for wedding photos.

GO: What are some of the amenities/special activities that you offer for a couple planning to have a weekend wedding?
BMLW: Our team of concierges are here to help make every stay and event, memorable. Whether that means arranging a special in-room surprise for the bride or bridal party, taking care of day-of beauty reservations or offering wedding party recommendations for local must-see destinations.

GO: Do you have unique guest spaces, where out of town guests can feel like they’re also on vacation?
BMLW: Absolutely. The Boston Marriott Long Wharf recently emerged from a four year, $30 million transformation. Guests can now relax and unwind in the reinvented lobby with its library, or meet friends for dinner or drinks in the adjoining new Waterline restaurant and bar. This landmark hotel also now offers an expanded health club and concierge lounge, guest rooms and suites, and a beautiful indoor pool that’s connected to an expansive terrace overlooking the Boston Harbor.

GO: What is the first thing a couple should do if they are interested in having a destination wedding at your property?
BMLW: Call us or visit our wedding website at www.longwharfmarriottweddings.com

Eric Barry Photography

Eric Barry Photography Boston Marriott Long Wharf
296 State Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02109
T: 617.227.0800
LongWharfMarriottWeddings.com