NAPLES, FL (October 2017) – If a beachfront wedding with a breathtaking sunset or the shimmering waters of the Gulf of Mexico as your backdrop sounds appealing, you should definitely consider conducting your wedding at the AAA Four-Diamond The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Southwest Florida. 

Known for its truly picturesque setting on the pristine white-sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, and its impeccable high level of service, the lush picture-perfect resort offers many beautiful indoor and outdoor venue options for weddings and receptions, making it a very popular choice for Florida couples and for destination weddings too. 

Making it even more appealing, the resort has just unveiled several enticing new wedding packages, as well as new wedding reception menus, to make the celebration everything you’ve always dreamed it will be.

Wedding package options at the resort include:  the “Say I Do Package,” “With This Ring Package,” “Loving Cup Package,” and the “Tie The Knot Package.” Each package includes:  a 4-hour premium brand open bar; 1-hour hors d’oeuvres reception; spectacular buffet or plated dinner (the menu varies by package); wedding cake; a signature welcome drink; champagne toast; wine service with dinner; floor-length table linen, chair covers and sash (with the choice of color); dance floor; complimentary valet parking; and complimentary night stay for the bride and groom. 

For the hors d’oeuvres reception, each package includes the choice of four menu items from a tantalizing array of 28 exceptional options. Choices include Mini Beef Wellingtons, Moroccan Chicken, Seared Scallops, Churrasco Beef Sticks, Petite Lump Crab Cakes, Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce, Beef Empanadas, Smoked Salmon Pinwheel, Roasted Tomato Bruschetta, and Boursin-Filled Strawberries. 

For the reception dinner, the “Say I Do Package,” “With This Ring Package” and “Loving Cup Package” include a buffet with many selections and menu options. Depending on the package, entrées can include Roasted Prime Rib of Beef (at a carving station), Chicken Citron, Teriyaki Ginger Salmon, Mandarin Beef Stir Fry, Swordfish Piccata, Ziti Bolognese, Chicken Tuscany, and Sliced Strip Loin Bordelaise. 

The “Tie The Knot Package” includes a 4-course plated dinner, with a selection of such tasty soup choices as Roasted Tomato Basil Bisque, Creamy Potato and Leek Soup, and Crab and Corn Velvet Soup. You may choose up to three entrée choices, from such delicious options as Chicken Fontina, Grilled Filet Mignon, Red Snapper, Stuffed Chicken Medallions, Arabica Coffee-Rubbed Beef Medallions, Atlantic Salmon, Roast Prime Rib, Key Lime Chicken, and Pan-Seared Black Grouper. 

Also included with all of the packages is a lovely wedding cake, with many flavors and fillings from which to choose. The filling can be one of 12 mousse flavors, custard with fresh berries, or even Orange Bavarian Cream flavored with orange zest and orange segments. 

Many package enhancements also are available, such as a Crepe Station, Dessert Shooter, and After-Party Snacks (such as Chocolate-Dipped Pretzels, Truffle Parmesan Fries, and Mini Sliders). 

For more information on any of the wedding or reception packages, or additional available options, call the resort at 888-231-2197 or 239-659-4309, email or visit . 

So whether your ideal wedding includes the vivid hues of a breathtaking sunset over the Gulf as your backdrop, gentle breezes as you walk down the aisle of a beautifully manicured lawn that overlooks the sparkling Gulf during the day, or a stately ballroom with spectacular views and exquisite cuisine, this tropical paradise is the perfect site for a dream wedding.

Featuring an unparalleled setting on the soft white-sand beach named one of “America’s Best All-Around Beaches” by the Travel Channel, the resort offers many romantic settings that are ideal for a wedding and/or reception. This includes the picturesque Ocean Lawn that sits serenely at the water’s edge, providing a magnificent view of the beach; the Gulf-view ballroom The Everglades Room, providing incredible panoramic views; the elegant 6,283-square-foot River of Grass ballroom overlooking the hotel’s 18-hole golf course; and several other picture-perfect venues. 

In addition to featuring many beautiful indoor and outdoor sites for the ceremony and reception that will ensure a memorable wedding and gorgeous photos, the resort has a wealth of on-site offerings that will please any couple and their guests. In fact, the resort is Southwest Florida’s only beachfront resort with an on-site championship golf course, world-class spa, and award-winning tennis center. 

The Spa at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club provides an array of services to pamper, relax and refresh the bride and groom, wedding party and guests. Designed in classic Florida style, the spectacular spa offers many relaxing massages, body treatments and wraps, skincare services, hydrotherapy treatments, a fitness center, and a full-service salon. Among the many spa service options are the Hot Stone Massage, Aroma-Reflexology Massage, Massage Medley, Signature Facial, Ultimate Lifting Facial, Moisture Rich Conditioning Wrap, Tropical Glow Sugar Scrub, Lemon Verbena Body Polish, Espresso Mud Detoxifying Wrap, and Signature Salt Scrub. Salon offerings include the Luxe Manicure, Spa Pedicure, Bridal Hairstyling, and Makeup Application. 

Other on-site offerings include the par-71 championship golf course, recently redesigned by golf legend Jack Nicklaus and acclaimed course architect John Sanford; the award-winning Mary C. Watkins Tennis Center with 6 Har-Tru courts; 1,000 feet of pristine white-sand beach; a Gulf-front pool complex with two pools and two whirlpools; several restaurants including the signature HB’s on the Gulf beachfront restaurant; multiple bars which includes the popular The Sunset Beach Bar & Grill, named “Best Place To View A Southwest Florida Sunset”; retail shops; and beach rentals. Plus, the resort is just blocks from Naples’ renowned upscale shopping districts of 5th Avenue and 3rd Street South. 

Guests bringing children to the wedding will appreciate the resort’s professionally-supervised child activity program Beach Kids Club for those ages 5-12. While the adult guests are relaxing on the beach or at the poolside bar, or enjoying a round of golf or a tennis match, the children will have a great time participating in such activities as face-painting, themed days, and crafts. Even more appealing is that the activities in the Beach Kids Club program are complimentary to guests.

“The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club is a very popular choice for weddings for couples from Florida, as well as from all over the United States, Europe and Asia,” said Susan Savino, Director of Conference Services for the resort. “Our complete wedding planning services make it very easy for couples to make all of their arrangements in person or by e-mail or phone.” 

She added, “Whether the wedding couple prefers to have an intimate gathering with a few close friends, or an elaborate wedding with hundreds of guests, we are happy to coordinate all of the details. In addition to offering the event location and exquisite catering services, we also provide dedicated event planning for all services required, ranging from the décor to the florist, to the entertainment and photographer. Plus, we are able to coordinate virtually any type of reception. It could be a casual outdoor event on one of the resort’s picturesque beachfront lawns, or a formal event in the elegant Everglades Room or in our beautiful River of Grass Ballroom.” 

“The resort is also a popular choice for Grooms’ Golf Outings, Spa Days for the bridal party, Bridal Showers and Luncheons, Rehearsal Dinners, Welcome Receptions, and Bon Voyage Brunches,” said Savino.

Rich in family hospitality and tradition, The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club has completed more than $50 million in impressive renovations and enhancements over the last few years. In addition to being a true tropical paradise, guests always benefit from no resort fees, complimentary self-parking and valet parking, and complimentary access to the resort’s fitness center. Owned and operated by the Watkins family for three generations, the resort is located at 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North in Naples, Florida. 

For information on weddings or receptions at the resort, contact the resort’s Catering Department at (888) 231-2197 or (239) 659-4309, email , and visit . For more information on the resort, call (800) 237-7600 or (239) 261-2222, and visit . 

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