Now Offered At Cayman Islands’ First Boutique Cottage Hotel
Couples looking for the epitome of privacy can “take-over” Cotton Tree, the Cayman Islands’ first boutique cottage hotel, for their very own destination wedding. For their wedding day, couples receive exclusive use of the luxury hideaway which beautifully evokes the spirit of the Cayman Islands with over two acres of lush garden setting of tropical flowers and avocado, guava, mango and cotton trees for which the hotel was named.
Three nights’ accommodations for the couple in one of the four pastel-hued, plantation-style cottages just steps from the Caribbean Sea are also included. To prep for or unwind from the big day, couples are treated to one of Cotton Tree's signature body treatments or an hour massage per person. Served in-suite or beachside among the hotel’s sea grape trees, couples also receive a three-course dinner with wine pairing one evening prepared en-suite by one of Cotton Tree’s selected personal chefs.
To ensure the success of every couple’s destination wedding, an experienced Wedding Planner from Celebrations Ltd. arranges everything from the booking and coordination of a Marriage Officer and preparation of the legal documentation for the wedding license to an hour of professional wedding photography and a choice of four authentically Caribbean themes with varying décor, music and favors. Guests of the hotel also receive a media library of books, music and DVDs; breakfast food items (a selection of coffees and teas, juices, eggs, cereal, milk) pre-stocked in the cottages or a continental breakfast delivered daily; WIFI and local calls; fresh fruit; bicycles, and roundtrip airport transfers during any stay at Cotton Tree.
Depending on theme selected, rates for the packages range from $8,375 to $10,000, including government tax. The remaining three cottages (each sleeping up to 4 with the exception of one cottage which can sleep 6) can be arranged to accommodate up to 12 family and friends at a special discounted rate of $660/night. The special rate also applies if the honeymoon couple wishes to extend their stay. For more information or to inquire about planning a Caribbean destination wedding or honeymoon at Cotton Tree, please call (345)943-0700 or visit our website.
Themes Available From Cotton Tree and Celebrations Ltd:
• One Love, One Heart: features a picturesque wedding arch beautifully decorated with white sheer fabric and a coordinating floral piece, white folding chairs for up to twenty wedding guests, an hour of a professional harpist or violinist and a bridal bouquet and matching boutonnière in the couples desired color palette. (US$8,375)
• Calypso Sunset: features an exquisite bamboo wedding arch decorated with white linen and a tropical floral piece, bamboo folding chairs for up to twenty wedding guests, an hour of a professional steel pan drummer and a bridal bouquet and matching boutonnière in exotic tropical colors. (US$8,375)
• Caribbean Sonata: features a four-poster wedding canopy lavishly decorated with white sheer fabric, tied back in the ceremony’s color palette and accented with coordinated floral pieces. With bouquet and matching boutonnière, the couple will walk down a pristine white aisle runner, outlined with cylinder glass vases filled with sand, a white candle and floral bloom. Large white umbrellas provide shade for up to twenty wedding guests seated on elegant Chivari chairs with sashes. A professional harpist or violinist will provide music for up to an hour, and wedding favors include an authentic sand dollar or starfish with ribbon. (US$10,000)
• Tropic Haven: features a four-poster bamboo wedding canopy, decorated with white linen and coordinating floral pieces. The couple will receive a bridal bouquet and matching boutonnière in exotic tropical colors, and the aisle will be lined with bamboo runners and accented with genuine Cayman conch shells, filled with festive floral blooms. Seated on tropical bamboo or chivari chairs with coordinating sashes, up to twenty wedding guests enjoy the shade of large ivory umbrellas as well as a wedding favor of natural fans with coordinating ribbon. Finally, guests will enjoy an hour of music from an authentic steel pan drummer. (US$10,000.00)
About Cotton Tree:
Cotton Tree is located on the northernmost point of Grand Cayman (ten minutes from the famed Seven Mile Beach). Owner Heather Lockington, a global traveler who was born in the Cayman Islands, built her dream property in West Bay, creating an authentic haven where guests could embrace Caymanian heritage. Four 1,600 square foot two-bedroom beachfront cottages resemble fully equipped houses featuring “Caribbean chic” décor, classic contemporary furnishings, French doors overlooking the sea, plasma TVs, state-of-the-art Kitchen Aid appliances, and more. Additional amenities include a freshwater swimming pool, fitness center and yoga and spa pavilions. A personal chef can whip up gourmet meals accompanied by wines chosen by a sommelier, or Cotton Tree is a quick walk or drive to Grand Cayman’s best restaurants. Additionally, hotel services such as a reception/concierge, bellhop, housekeeping and turndown on request are also featured.
Since its inception in 1993, Celebrations Ltd. have remained the unrivaled leader in quality, service, creativity and design for Caribbean weddings.