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Saturday, July 20, 2013

Destinations for your wedding or honeymoon in Guatemala Part 2

Guatemala City is the most modern and cosmopolitan city of the Central American region. It is the ideal place to have a beautiful wedding in an elegant ballroom in one of the different five-star hotels or in one of the several gardens surrounding the city. A romantic honeymoon can also take place in a stunning boutique hotel surrounding the city.

• Lake Atitlan your wedding or honeymoon will definitely be unforgettable if you have it in one of the locations nominated for the new 7 wonders of the world. With a stunning landscape of Lake Atitlan which is surrounded by three spectacular volcanoes and vegetation you will have the wedding and honeymoon of your dreams.

• Pacific Coast of Guatemala extensive coasts of volcanic sand can be the exotic setting of a non-traditional beach wedding. Guatemala's splendid 300 kilometer long beach allows honeymooners to experience amazing sunsets, diverse fauna species and water sports.

• Green Caribbean with an original charm, rich ecosystems, and the happiness of the Garifuna culture, lzabal offers honeymooners an encounter with a Caribbean of exuberant and natural beauty. Peten this department holds a unique historic value for its archeological richness, fauna, and biosphere reserve. Its numerous archeological sites make this region the most important one of the Mayan world. One of such sites is Tikal, which was also declared cultural heritage of humanity site by UNESCO in 1979. You can celebrate a new beginning surrounded by mysticism, history and nature.

• The picturesque and enchanting city of Antigua Guatemala, main icon of the Hispanic colonial heritage, is only forty five minutes away from Guatemala City. It is surrounded by volcanoes, mountains, and coffee plantations. Its cobblestone street and ancestral buildings, built in 1543, create a scene where splendorous cultural and religious traditions emerge.

Romanticism floats in every corner of this city making this the perfect place to celebrate weddings and honeymoons. For their ceremony couples may choose among beautiful colonial hotels, churches, gardens and colonial ruin sites. Honeymooners can choose hotels filled with history and an unbelievable setting.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Destination Weddings & Honeymoon in Guatemala Part 1

Imagine having your wedding or honeymoon in Guatemala, Heart of the Mayan world, a country full of life, magic, mysticism and romance. The diversity of wedding locations or honeymoon destinations to choose from, will range from a romantic colonial city declared a cultural heritage of humanity site by UNESCO to magnificent gardens with views of a lake nominated for the new 7 wonders of the world or views of majestic volcanoes.

Not only will you have an extensive selection of unbelievable destinations to choose from but you will also have numerous activities you can enjoy. You can decide between activities full of adventure like canopy, rafting, and volcano climbing, to relaxing activities like golf, sport fishing, bird watching or hiking. In addition to these wonderful advantages, the best part of having your wedding or honeymoon in Guatemala will be having a more glamorous, less expensive experience. You will have more details, more sophistication and the best of all, more unforgettable moments.

You will find the best hotels of Central America in Guatemala, not only will you find international hotel chains, but also ecological and romantic boutique hotels. This is perfect for honeymooners looking for a dream setting or for a couple who wants to say I do in a spectacular unique location.

Having your wedding in Guatemala will be less expensive than having it at home, including airfare, hotel expenses and the cost of additional activities. Lower costs will let you include more details to your ceremony and enjoy more quality time with your guests with pre and post ceremony activities. Your American dollars will definitely take you farther in Guatemala because of the exchange rate. Your honeymoon can also be less expensive in Guatemala. You will enjoy from fascinating boutique hotels, fine dining and entertaining activities all within your budget.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Be Swept Off Your Feet

For those with a lifelong dream saying I do at a romantic island getaway with charming French ambience let St. Martin make your dreams come true, all while creating memories that will last a lifetime. There are several good words to describe how beautiful an island wedding can be fairy tale like, romantic, glamorous, or carefree and so much more fun you will not believe it's your wedding. A destination wedding in St. Martin is like being on an extraordinary vacation with all the people you love and like the most. This is your day and if you choose to get married on St. Maarten/St. Martin, it will be the most memorable day of your life even more so than if you got married back where you come from.

Getting married on St. Maarten/St. Martin has a lot of benefits. You have great weather and a gorgeous location. Be swept away and live out your wedding day fantasies on this paradise island. Whether you want simple and traditional or over the top and outrageous, the floral decor possibilities are endless. From white Thai orchids to iridescent French peonies draped over wedding arches, you can have pretty much what you dream. As a backdrop to you, your wedding party and the flowers, the island is also home to creative set designers who add that extra layer of beauty to the dream of your wedding like sheer panels floating in tropical breezes, grand arches to frame the Caribbean Sea as a backdrop or bridal paths strewn with tropical petals.

The benefits of a destination wedding in St. Martin aren't limited to picturesque locations or honeymoon options. This is also a great place to play and entertain your guests. Spa days and activities at places like L'Aqualigne, Good Life Spa, and the Radisson blue, Westin or Indulgence by the Sea. Other options include horseback rides, zip line excursions through the rainforest, scenic boat day trips, diving and snorkeling trips and day trips to the neighboring islands of Saba, St. Barths and Anguilla.