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Within these pages you will find information, links, answers to questions and, other wedding event resources. In one convenient location you will be able to review a wide range of wedding information.

We recommend that you post questions in response to the articles below; answers are posted freely.

Finally you may contact us to engage our services as a wedding planner. We also provide travel arrangements for your out of town guests and affordable honeymoon packages.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa

Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa provide everything you need to ensure a traditional island wedding that reflects your personal style, whether you want to keep it small and simple or prefer a lavish affair with all the trimmings. Add to this Sofitel Fiji's very own, exclusive, beachside wedding chapel to hold your ceremony and you have a picture perfect scene to celebrate your marriage in a truly memorable way.

A variety of reception venues are also available at the resort, from outdoor garden or beachside settings to glamorous ballrooms and fine dining restaurant options. And when it comes to cuisine and menus, the only limit is your imagination with options including sit down dinners, cocktail receptions, or perhaps a picnic feast.

Personalized ceremonies and receptions can be tailored especially for you. Alternatively, Sofitel offer a range of elegant wedding packages to ensure a Fiji wedding experience.

Wedding Ceremony Package
• Hire for wedding chapel
• Selected garden or beachside venue
• Marriage minister
• Marriage license
• Transfer to and from registry office in Nadi
• Bottle of French champagne
• Tropical wedding bouquet for the bride
• Buttonhole or lei for the groom
• Floral arrangement for altar or signing table

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Feeling is believing

Tucked away in the northern Caribbean lies a small wonder Anguilla theirs is a tiny island with a big reputation. Boasting 33 white sand beaches with crystal clear waters, a contemporary international style, world class accommodations and mouth watering cuisine, Anguilla is the culmination of your search for the idyllic tropical escape. Their island is a retreat for couples, families and singles, offering accommodations for the most discerning traveler.

They offer accommodations for family vacations with activities for children. Places for two, stirring with passion. Romantic escapes for destination weddings, spa and wellness adventures. Weddings and honeymoons in Anguilla make memories that last.

Keep it an intimate affair. You and your love accompanied by romance and rapture. Hide away from the world and lose yourself to each other. Celebrate your love at one of their charming escapes collection at a luxury resort, or a villa by the sea discreet service Picture perfect. Or do it all. Gather family and friends for a grand affair, cuddle for the camera.

Anguilla is inviting, intriguing and truly incomparable. They value their visitors as much as their visitors value the time they spend on their island. They proudly share their traditions be it festivals or their national sport, boat racing but best of all, they share the warmth and friendliness of their people. Take flight to a time and place that is perfect from start to finish. Ultimate bliss with no worry weather, warm smiles open arms gentle souls and full size hearts. Where worry is absent and skepticism takes a holiday.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

South Africa’s Oyster Box Hotel Offers Wedding Package

The One-Million Rand Wedding package is being offered by the boutique Oyster Box Hotel in South Africa. The two-night/three-day packages include activities and services, travel, entertainment and accommodation for both the couple and their guests. The offerings can highlight Champagne and oysters on tap, helicopter trips, excursions, pre-wedding parties and meals, jewelry, travel costs, transfers and more.

Day 1 includes:
• The couple will be transferred from the airport to the hotel in a Rolls-Royce
• At the hotel, final arrangements will be made with the wedding coordinator, and they will meet their butler who will assist them for the duration of their stay
• Accommodation will be provided in two sea-facing rooms, and on the wedding day, the butler will transfer their luggage to the Presidential Suite
• Before joining their guests, the couple will take a micro light trip along the coast, passing the Umhlanga lighthouse, and then swim with dolphins
• Wedding guests will receive transfers to the hotel by vintage car, champagne, oysters, strawberries and chocolate fountains throughout the stay
• Use of the spa
• Flowers and fruit in rooms
• Mini bars stocked with top brands
• A pre-wedding spa party for the female guests, a welcome by Zulu dancers, a cocktail party, and a gourmet seafood evening, served at the pool.

Day 2 (the wedding day) includes:
• A champagne breakfast
• The bride and female guests will be assisted with hair and make-up
• Nine holes of golf for the groom and up to three guests
• Wedding takes place in the garden gazebo
• Guests assemble in the garden for drinks and canapés while the bride and groom arrive by boat, and take a horse-drawn carriage to the hotel
• Photographers and a videographer will record events, with the lighthouse opened for a private shoot
• After the ceremony, the celebrations begin, featuring a four-tiered wedding cake, a personalized bottle of wine for each guest, a full open local bar, champagne reception and seven-course banquet paired with wines
• The bride and bridesmaids will each receive a local pearl pendant
• A four-piece band will play during the reception, which ends with a sky lantern release into the night

Day 3 includes:
• A gourmet breakfast on the Lighthouse Terrace
• Guests receive a parting gift
• Luxury transfer to flights home
• The bride and groom will receive an oil painting of the Oyster Box by a local artist
• The bride and groom spend two nights at Phinda to see the Big 5, inclusive of transfers

This package is offered as two options a small intimate wedding with private wedding ceremony and wedding breakfast for up to 20 guests plus four deluxe bedrooms (in addition to the accommodation for the bride and groom) for three nights, or a wedding ceremony and wedding breakfast for up to 60 guests, plus accommodation for bride and groom for three nights.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

The Perfect place to say I Do Majestic Beach Resorts

Since its opening, The Majestic Colonial has become one of the best and most demanded hotels in Punta Cana, for weddings and honeymoons. It’s beautiful gardens, amazing swimming pool, breathtaking beach front location and amazing Jr. suites and suites, are only a few of the reasons. Put them together with our flexibility and we will make all your dreams come true. You will have a truly Majestic Experience.

Breathtaking views at the beach are just one of the many reasons why to choose Majestic Colonial or Majestic Elegance for your wedding. Their 24 hours all inclusive resorts are a great location to say "I Do" while enjoying a free stress wedding.

Getting married at the Beach, wedding gazebo, Catholic Church or in your own presidential suite are some of you choices for the big day.