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Saturday, June 22, 2013

You've found Heaven and The Sea Cayman Islands

Leontyne Price said "The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do." With such a diverse range of pursuits to enjoy and explore, your visit here can be filled with activity, day and night. Do it all, or do nothing at all, except savor the delicious view, the warmth of their people and the perfect weather. Either way, one thing is for certain, your time in the Cayman Islands will be one you'll treasure forever.

There is nothing like the allure of the Cayman Islands, a trio of tiny, sun kissed locales in the Western Caribbean for discerning couples looking for island weddings of style and distinction. It's a match made in heaven. The tropical beauty of a Caribbean paradise combined with all the amenities you would expect from stateside sophistication. From their first glimpse of the azure water and white sand beaches, couples will fall head over heels for this serene and captivating romantic destination.  Here, gentle ocean breezes and dramatic backgrounds give the islands an air of casual elegance. The easy flowing comfort and friendliness of the Cayman Islands invites couples and all their guests into a world where island wedding wishes come true.

World class amenities make any wedding wish come true. Weddings in the Cayman Islands are limited only by the imagination. There is no need to import anything from home. High end service is the standard and sheer elegance complimented by some of the world's preeminent white sand beaches, crystal clear waters and pristine coral reefs.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Classic French Caribbean Fare

Decades revered as one of the Caribbean's most secluded resorts, the 55-acre oceanfront estate is a throwback to complete indulgence spacious and natural. A boutique hotel bathed in a surreal haze of St. Martin's mangroves, bright pin bougainvillea’s and charming Caribbean luxury. All set forth along its very own stretch of exclusive beach Baie Longue. This is way beyond your typical destination wedding.

St. Martín is one island with two distinct cultures French and Dutch. On the French side, Marigot's traditional Wednesday market teems with eclectic arrays of locals, spices and authentic wares. While after sunset, the sharp beat of a steel drum draws people to the Dutch side. Where a pulsating nightlife offers wedding guests the promise of mischief; all a world away, but within quick reach of direct flights from major cities.

Weddings at La Samanna are truly wondrous occasions. And the venues are nothing short of spectacular. The property offers a wide range of vantage points looking back across a sparkling Caribbean Sea. Whether it's an intimate affair along Baie Lounge beach or a sunset inspired ceremony at Wedding Point, they have locations to accommodate your every wish.

Baie Longue - mile long stretch of secluded beach is famous for its elegant sunsets. The cove's turquoise blue water creates the perfect backdrop.
Courtyard - surrounded by tropical flora, the bride and groom exchange vows at a charming gazebo overlooking a stunning ocean view.
Pool Terrace - gentle breezes, immense views of Baie Longue. The pool terrace is adjacent to Le Grill, creating an ideal location for your wedding reception for dinner.
Rendezvous Pavilion - Torches lead wedding guests to a Caribbean style ballroom. Perfect for the ultimate dream reception
Beach Bar Deck - Effortless sunset views. Authentic steel drum band plays your first dance. The Beach Bar Deck can host a casual beachfront experience.
Le Reserve - Offers a dramatic open air setting overlooking Baie Longue. Upon entry the ocean views are bold and magnificent.

Whether it's an intimate dinner or elaborate occasion, we promise to create a dining experience that is uniquely you. It's more than a destination wedding. La Samanna offers you and your wedding guests an opportunity to turn the event into a once in a lifetime adventure.