CHICAGO, ILL., Sept. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- St. Lucia, West Indies --- Say "I do" in a picture-perfect paradise surrounded by boundless natural beauty at St. Lucia's Calabash Cove Resort & Spa, a beachfront boutique hideaway that specializes in customized, stress-free wedding experiences that you and your guests will cherish forever. Plus, when you book 10 Rooms or more for 5 nights or longer at the resort, the wedding is included at no additional charge.
Nestled on a lush, tropical hillside sloping gently toward the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, Calabash Cove radiates romance with stunning ocean vistas, a secluded white sand beach, custom-designed boardwalk and gazebo, one of the island's finest restaurants, a full-service spa and charmingly unique, luxurious beachfront accommodations. When you book your nuptials at Calabash Cove, rest assured your big day will be everything you've dreamed of. Calabash prides itself on limiting the number of weddings so there is never more than one on a given day at the resort to preserve each event's individuality. Knowledgeable resort staff attends to every detail so the bride and groom can focus on savoring the day, one another, and the remarkable surroundings. St. Lucia is known for its incomparable natural beauty, and Calabash Cove was designed with care to exist in harmony with its spectacular environment.
The resort's exclusive Wedding Program, priced at $1,500 but complimentary with the minimum accommodation booking, includes a beautifully arranged onsite ceremony at the location of your choice, the marriage officer, your choice wedding cake, tropical bridal bouquet and boutonniere, reception table arrangements, wedding dinner for two, chilled French champagne, regular legal fees, marriage license, certificate and registrar fees, romantic champagne breakfast served in your room the following morning, and witness if required. The resort also offers a number of additional services to choose from, such as expert photography and videography, artfully arranged receptions and live entertainment. For added privacy with larger weddings, Calabash Cove can also be booked in its entirety.
Start the wedding day by strolling hand-in-hand to Calabash Cove's on-site spa for a facial, manicure or pedicure for the bride and a relaxing massage for the groom before the main event—an exquisitely arranged, picture-perfect ceremony and reception at a location the couple chooses within the resort or on its picturesque beach, including:
- The Pier, with the sapphire sea and sky forming one as your backdrop, the gentle sounds of the ocean waves beneath you, and tropical flora and fauna delicately spun along wooden deck rails.
- The Beach, with sunlight reflecting like diamonds off the crystal-white sand beneath your feet and the gentle, rhythmic lapping of Caribbean waves providing a serene soundtrack.
- The Gazebo, an intimate setting in a charming, handcrafted gazebo adorned with exotic tropical flowers and greenery, overlooking the glistening waters sea and coastal landscape.
- The Cove Garden Bridge, located in the most ideal and serene spot, surrounded by lush tropical flora and palm trees and the tranquil waters of Bonaire Bay completing this magnificent milieu.
Awaken as newlyweds the next morning to a romantic champagne breakfast served in your spacious and luxurious accommodations, designed to capture the soothing ocean breeze. Calabash Cove's elegant lodging choices include handcrafted teak and mahogany Balinese-style Waters Edge Cottages with private, secluded pools, super-sized honeymoon Jacuzzis, outdoor rain showers and hammocks surrounded by lush tropical flora. These luxurious hideaways offer unparalleled views of the bay and the exquisite Caribbean sunsets.
The resort also features Manor House Junior Suites, all with dramatic ocean and sunset views and some with private, poolside patios, and unique "Swim Up" Junior Suites located just steps from Sweetwaters--the resort's designer infinity-edge pool, mahogany loungers and tropical refreshments provided by pool butlers. The swim-up suites afford unrestricted and private access directly from the patio of your room. Newlyweds can simply swim across to the bar and watch the sunset with one of the resort's signature cocktails, or take a romantic midnight swim. Also available are luxurious Sunset Ocean View Junior Suites with Jacuzzis that overlook the resort's Mosaic Beach, featuring views of St. Lucia's tallest peak, Mount Gimmie.
St. Lucia's stunningly beautiful, unspoiled tropical paradise has been named the top destination wedding planners confide they'd choose for their own nuptials. Soak up the island's beauty or see Calabash Cove's concierge to select from a broad array of activities and excursions. Whether it's snorkeling, sailing, golf, soaking in the hot springs, gliding on a cable through a rainforest canopy, shopping in a quaint fishing village, viewing exotic wildlife like giant turtles, hiking and rock climbing (sites include the landmark Pitons, side-by-side volcanic summits designated a World Heritage Site), searching for ancient petroglyphs, driving into a volcano or cooling off under a waterfall, St. Lucia has something to offer everyone—the perfect combination of romance and adventure.
Calabash Cove offers exceptional honeymoon experiences. For more information, visit www.calabashcove.com or call 1-800-917-COVE (2683).
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