Make your clients’ special day that much more memorable by providing them specialty wedding options unique to the couple.
Keeping it Kosher
Couples can turn their dream wedding into a reality while keeping it kosher at the 98-guestroom Acqualina Resort & Spa in Sunny Isles Beach. The five-diamond resort and Leading Hotels of the World member has partnered with Aroma Catering, a full-service Glatt Kosher caterer, to provide the Mr. and Mrs. with Kosher cuisine for their big day. Known for marrying traditional favorites with innovative techniques, Aroma’s modern dishes put an emphasis on style and presentation.
Whether your clients are dreaming of a small beach gathering or a lavish affair, Acqualina’s stunning location, top-notch service and pre-set packages ensure it will be an elegant event. Book the Costume Wedding package, starting at $230 depending on menu selection, for five hours of deluxe open bar, Acqualina wine service with dinner, six butler-passed canapes, a 3-course plated dinner, complimentary bridal accommodation for the wedding night and more. Upgrade your clients to a more opulent package such as Silver/Gold Elegance, starting at $555 pp for a minimum of 50 guests, including some florals, linens, stationary, ceremony set-up, plated salad and entree, complimentary bridal accommodation for the wedding night and more. Decor and some floral items, lighting, photography, music, entertainment, dance floor and wedding officiate are not included. Kosher menus come at an additional fee. For more information, call (877) 312-9742 or visit acqualinaresort.com/miami-beach-weddings.
Dine with a Wolf
Soon-to-be-married couples who wed at the Dorchester Collection’s Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles have the opportunity to dine with a wolf—well, sort of. Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, best known for catering high-profile events such as the Oscars’ Governors’ Ball, the Emmy’s, and the Grammy Awards’ star-studded after parties, will create a truly memorable experience for the newlyweds and their guests. Expect restaurant-quality cuisine, flawless service and creative flair.
With exclusive wedding services, state-of-the-art spa treatments, epicurean dining and more, Hotel Bel-Air’s fairytale ambiance and stunning grounds are the perfect backdrop for a summertime wedding. The hotel’s gardens accommodate gatherings of up to 300 guests, and the picturesque Swan Lake is the most famous venue for weddings on property seeing as the spacious lawn lines the lake. For more information, call (310) 472-1211 or visit dorchestercollection.com/en/los-angeles/hotel-bel-air/weddings.
A Spiritual Union
For couples foregoing the traditional wedding route, The Dhara Devi Chiang Mai luxury resort—a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ Legend Collection in Chiang Mai, Thailand—offers a colorful Buddhist Lanna wedding, featuring flowers strewn throughout the property, plus the option for a traditional wrist-binding ceremony, horse carriages, or even the opportunity to arrive at the ceremony on an elephant. In addition, an onsite wedding planner will be on hand to help the bride and groom make preparations. There’s also the option to have a traditional European-style wedding.
Nestled across 60 acres of landscaped tropical grounds in Thailand’s “Rose of the North,” Chiang Mai, The Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai features 123 accommodations housed in traditional Lanna-style villas and suites; a 33,368-sq.-ft. Dheva Spa modeled after ancient Mandalay palace architecture; and an array of restaurants and bars serving French cuisine, regional Chinese dishes and tea, pastries, ice cream and cake.
Package rates start at $4,944 per couple. All wedding packages include a night in a Grand Deluxe Villa with Pool, inclusive of breakfast. Regular room rates start at $451 per night. For more information, visit dharadhevi.com.