New Personalized Destination Wedding Website Feature Helps Couples…

New Personalized Destination Wedding Website Feature Helps Couples…


Known for their distinctive, customized Caribbean destination weddings, Elite Island Resorts is taking personalized wedding planning to a new level today. The Caribbean resort group now provides an innovative, personal destination wedding website service, which conveniently allows an engaged couple to post personal photos and their wedding plans, and invite wedding guests to book their travel plans (hotel and air) at the click of a mouse. Now more than ever, planning a Caribbean destination wedding with Elite Island Resorts is convenient and simple, as well as highly cost effective. The password-protected personal destination wedding site is complimentary, along with the services of an on-site wedding planner at Elite Island Resorts’ upscale Caribbean properties, including Galley Bay, St. James’s Club and Villas and The Verandah Resort and Spa on Antigua; Long Bay on Tortola; Palm Island in the Grenadines; and Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort on St. Lucia. Plus, couples booking an all-inclusive Caribbean premium luxury category honeymoon stay of seven nights or more can also receive a complimentary, destination wedding package regularly priced at $899. “Engaged couples are excited to now use our Caribbean destination wedding website feature. In addition to saving time for the couple and their guests, the website helps couples build excitement by posting on-island group activity options, their photos and other information,” said Steven E. Heydt, Elite Island Resorts president. “We are always looking for ways to further personalize and simplify the destination wedding process, as well as offer value as couples plan their weddings. Our new service adds an aspect of fun and makes a Caribbean wedding even easier to arrange–and a surprisingly good value, especially for couples who take advantage of our complimentary destination weddings.” Thecomplimentary Caribbean destination wedding package, an $899 savings, includes a choice of romantic tropical settings for the wedding and reception, wedding cake, bottle of champagne, bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonniere; registrar and government fees, on-site wedding coordinator, ceremony fees and a personal wedding website. All taxes and gratuities are included. A host of thoughtful touches are available for an extra fee, including a photographer, sparkling wine for the wedding party, island music and videotaping as well as special group activities and amenities. Each Caribbean property offers its own special allure and romance and wedding options; including: Galley Bay, Antigua, an intimate, secluded, all-inclusive retreat for adults with tropical beachfront accommodations and the new Indulge Spa –featuring a romantic massage room for two—is set along a powdery white sand three-quarter-mile beach. readers consistently rank Galley Bay, as among the Best in Luxury and Romance in the world. Couples can exchange their vows at a picture perfect wedding gazebo overlooking the ocean or right at the edge of the sea.

Long Bay, Tortola, BVI, a beachfront, plantation-style resort, nestles into verdanthillsides. Historical touches abound, and the resort’s centerpiece is its glorious mile-long beach of white sand. Its 157 beautiful guest rooms and villas are hidden away on a 52-acre estate giving guests a feeling of exclusivity and privacy. Couples love to dive and sail here as well. Romantic wedding venues include a scenic terrace overlooking the sea, a gazebo surrounded by coconut trees, and the beach.

Palm Island, the Grenadines, is a casually elegant, all-inclusive private-island resort for discerning couples seeking a true upscale hideaway. This exclusive, 135-acre private-island hideaway has just 42 guest accommodations surrounded by five pristine white-sand beaches. New convenient complimentary Sunday flights on Grenadine Airways between St. Lucia and Union Island now streamlines travel time to Palm Island. Palm Island is the ideal spot for couples seeking a private and secluded destination wedding.

St. James’s Club & Villas, Antigua, a private 100-acre estate with a club-like ambience features a spa where couples can receive massages overlooking the sea. Featuring two spectacular beaches and tucked away on its own private peninsula, the full-service Caribbean resort is an ideal setting for couples who want an exclusive hideaway with a casual ambience and a wide array of amenities and activities for all ages, including a kids’ club. Romantic wedding venues include wedding gazebos, the beach, an ocean view garden and a sun deck, all with spectacular vistas.

The Verandah Resort & Spa, Antigua, a new upscale, beach escape features villas-style accommodations, the Tranquility Spa, a dedicated kids’ club, eco-friendly activities like kayaking and hiking, and a special design that helps preserve native flora and fauna. The resort is set on 30 spectacular waterfront acres adjacent to a national park. Here, couples can select a setting by the sea or at a picturesque wedding gazebo with the vibrant blue Caribbean as backdrop for their nuptials.

Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort, St. Lucia, is an award-winning resort patterned after the picturesque hillside villages of the Mediterranean. Its stunning villas–many with private plunge pools and multiple terraces–are spread among 60 exotic and flowering acres. The resort is ideal for intimate weddings or for larger wedding parties. The resort features the Serenity Spa and activities for all ages, including the Jaquot Fun Club for kids. Weddings can be performed on the beach, in a chapel, on a hilltop terrace, under a flower-bedecked gazebo, or on a sunset cruise. Elite Island Resorts’ all-inclusive rates include meals, top-shelf liquor, non-motorized water sports (except Long Bay), numerous activities, tips, taxes and service charges. European Rate plans are available too. For more information, call (800) 345-0356, visit, or to plan a destination wedding, contact Janine Hills, Elite Island Resorts, director of wedding planning, extension 126.