News from Around Banderas Bay | September 2007
|The Villa Group Weddings in Cabo and Vallarta|
Dawna Robertson - Schindler Marketing Group
Traditionally, exotic destinations have been a favorite for newlyweds heading to their dream honeymoon haven. More recently, a growing number of couples are holding destination ceremonies so their friends and families can share a spectacular setting where the honeymoon is taking place.
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Situated on beautiful beach locations in Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta and Nuevo Vallarta, The Villa Group properties are ideal for these romantic retreats. Whether couples are renewing their vows or have recently tied the knot but want to hold a destination ceremony as well, a selection of ceremony packages and honeymoon specials offer them even more to celebrate.
Celebrating Puerto Vallarta Style
Overlooking beautiful Banderas Bay, a pair of Villa Group properties provides romantic settings that create dream backdrops for nuptial exchanges. Ceremonies are typically held on the beach overlooking the bay and the sparkling lights that stretch from Puerto Vallarta north toward Punta Mita. The Villa Group's experienced staff handles all the details so couples can relax and truly embrace the beginning of their lives together.
At Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta, the Golden Sand Wedding Ceremony package covers the bridal bouquet, groom's boutonniere, bottle of sparkling wine, beachfront ceremony with judge or minister, chairs for up to 25 guests, tax and service charge for $482 USD through December 20, 2007. The package is subject to availability at time of reservation and does not include accommodations. The ceremony is not legally recognized, and couples must bring their own wedding rings.
The 2007 Honeymoon Package offers three nights for two in a one-bedroom suite, arrival fruit basket, nightly bottle of wine in-room, nightly strawberries with chocolate in-room, one in-room breakfast for two and a romantic dinner for two with a bottle of sparkling wine in a private gazebo on a jetty extending from the beach for $575 USD plus tax per couple through October 31, 2007 and for $643 November 1 – December 20, 2007. This is a European Plan package (meals not included) and is subject to availability. For wedding details, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrating Vallarta Nayarit Style
At Villa del Palmar Flamingos, a Wedding Ceremony covers the choice of sites on property (quiet zone or beach) with decorations, bridal bouquet, groom's boutonniere, hairstylist, makeup, wedding coordinator services, nuptial march, judge or minister, symbolic or commemorative certificate, bottle of sparkling wine, wedding cake for two and all taxes for $1600 USD through December 21, 2007. The package is subject to availability at time of reservation and does not include accommodations. The ceremony is not legally recognized, and couples must bring their own wedding rings.
Villa del Palmar Flamingos’ 2007 Honeymoon Package features a three-night stay per couple with upgrade to a one-bedroom suite, daily breakfast buffet, welcome fruit basket with truffles, a 50-minute moonlight couple’s massage, in-suite flowers, bottle of sparkling wine and certificate for a complimentary two-night stay on the first wedding anniversary starting at $1076 USD per couple, tax included. Available through December 21, 2007, this European Plan package (meals not included) is subject to availability. For more complete details, contact email@example.com.
Celebrating Cabo Style
In Cabo San Lucas, The Villa Group Resorts' three beachfront beauties lie in a gated, private enclave overlooking El Médano Beach, only a 10-minute stroll to all the colorful excitement of downtown Los Cabos. Options include the ultra-luxurious residence-style Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa; the upscale, five-star Villa del Arco Beach Resort & Spa; and the family-oriented, all-suite Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa.
The dramatic landscape of Land's End is a dream backdrop for weddings. Ceremonies are typically held outdoors in beautiful, quiet settings overlooking the Sea of Cortez. As expected, The Villa Group's staff coordinates all the details. Cabo wedding planning and services include a selection of wedding packages, choice of ceremony location,rehearsal dinner, farewell brunch, catering, elegant accommodations, bride and groom changing areas,honeymoon suites and honeymoon packages.
A Private Wedding Ceremony covers choice of sites on property (quiet zone or beach), bridal bouquet, groom'sboutonniere, wedding coordinator services, one hour of photography service (4 x 6 high quality prints), weddingtable floral arrangement, marriage license, judge's fee, private candlelight dinner on the beach with domesticwine and wedding cake for two, and all taxes and gratuities. This Intimate ceremony is $1570 USD, with a minimum stay of three nights required. The package is subject toavailability at time of reservation and does not include room rate. The ceremony is not legally recognized, andcouples must bring their own wedding rings.
A Civil Wedding Ceremony option includes five days/four nights in an oceanview suite with daily American breakfast for two, chilled bottle of imported champagne upon arrival, seasonal fruit basket, unlimited use of fitness center and tennis courts, wedding coordinator services (arranges for minister, marriage license, blood tests and ceremony translation), ceremony on the beach, bridal bouquet, groom's boutonniere, wedding table floral arrangement, one hour of photography service (4 x 6 high quality prints and CD), and all taxes and gratuities. Package rates for this legal wedding ceremony and honeymoon are from $2730 USD.
Both Cabo ceremony packages are valid until December 23, 2007, with dates subject to availability. Offers may not be combined with each other, or any other promotion. Holiday restrictions apply. For more complete details, please contact the resort's wedding planner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each of The Villa Group’s Cabo properties present couples with beautiful honeymoon options. At Villa delPalmar, a Romantic Escape package features three-night accommodations in a one-bedroom suite, fruit basketand bottled water upon arrival, sparkling wine with strawberries, in-suite moonlight massage for two and aromantic dinner for two from $1475 USD plus tax per couple.
The ultra luxurious residence-style Villa La Estancia offers a three-night Gold Honeymoon package in a one-bedroom suite including a fruit basket and bottled water upon arrival, sparkling wine with strawberries, in-suite moonlight massage for two, a romantic dinner for two plus in-suite check-in from $1875 USD plus tax per couple.
The upscale, family-friendly Villa del Arco's three-night Perfect Romance Package offers the same, plus a certificate for a complimentary night on an anniversary stay from $1770 USD plus tax per couple.
All Cabo San Lucas wedding packages are available through December 19, 2007. For more information or reservations, call toll free from US & Canada (877) 845-5247 or visit www.TheVillaGroup.com.
The Villa Group is one of Mexico 's leading privately owned hotel, resort and real estate development companies. Their portfolio includes beachfront destination resorts, exclusive fractional and full ownership luxury real estate developments, and a secluded mountain top boutique spa retreat. The collection includes: Cabo San Lucas - Villa La Estancia, Villa del Arco, Villa del Palmar and Hotel Santa Fe; Puerto Vallarta – Villa del Palmar; Nuevo Vallarta – Villa del Palmar Flamingos and Villa La Estancia (scheduled to open in late spring 2007); Sierra Madre Mountain Range – Sierra Lago Resort & Spa. Additionally, Villa del Palmar and Villa La Estancia multi-property developments are scheduled to open in Cancun (2008) and Loreto (2009). For more information or reservations, call toll free from US & Canada (877) 845-5247 or visit VillaGroupResorts.com.