New Weddings on the Lake Packages at Austin's Lakeway Resort and Spa

Lakeway Resort & Spa is offering brides the benefit of being on the water surrounded by panoramic views of Lake Travis with remarkable packages for an experience the bride and her guests will always remember. Settled in the Texas Hill Country, Lakeway Resort & Spa is offering these new packages that take the pressure off the bride and help plan original and fun events around the wedding from start to finish.

The Bride can start out with a Brunch Cabana Party with the girls in a private pool/lakeside cabana while getting pampered with manicures and pedicures to prepare for the big day (starts at $40 per person), while the groom-to-be enjoys a Groom’s Day at the Lake by grilling burgers and having a few cold ones onboard The Shark Party Barge on Lake Travis. The captain will take the boys for a cruise, then anchor in a party cove for some coolin’ off by plunging down the waterslide into Lake Travis. They will then head back to Lakeway Resort and Spa to continue the fun at the Pool Bar overlooking the lake (starts at $60 per person).

Lakeway Resort and Spa also offers an original take on the traditional Rehearsal Dinner by welcoming guests for a two-hour cruise onboard the Legacy Yacht for a customized dinner buffet and a full or partial bar (starts at $75 per person). Complete the destination wedding with a farewell brunch to guests the same way they were welcomed. Sail out for a two-hour cruise onboard the Legacy Yacht for a Departure Brunch and let the Bloody Mary’s and Mimosa’s flow while enjoying great food from the full brunch buffet before saying good bye to family and friends (starting at $45 per person).

Couples who are looking to renew their vows can enjoy an intimate setting onboard the boat as the captain charters around Lake Travis while you renew your vows at sunset. Celebrate with friends and family after the ceremony with reception food and a full or partial bar (starts at $140 per person).

Explore Lakeway for yourself as well as shop for everything a bride will need at her wedding at the upcoming Modern Bridal Expo on September 25, 2011. The Bridal Show will be from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. with the fashion show starting at 3:30 p.m. Admission is $5 if you order tickets online before, or $7 at the door. They will also be doing giveaways, which include a free honeymoon, among other items. For more information go to http://www.austinmodernbride.com/.

About Lakeway Resort and Spa

The Lakeway Resort and Spa is located on the shore of the renowned Lake Travis 18 miles northwest of downtown Austin and 40 minutes from the Austin Bergstrom International Airport. Originally built in 1963, the property has provided spectacular lakeside experiences for decades to the Who’s Who of Texas and generations of families enjoying a retreat for vacations and celebrations.

An extensive, multimillion-dollar redevelopment of Lakeway Resort and Spa was completed in 2007. The resort now features 174 guest rooms providing spectacular lakeside views, as well as suites and condominiums. Recognized as one of the top meeting destinations in Texas, Lakeway Resort and Spa now offers 24,000 square feet of IACC-certified conference space as well as 17 meeting and conference rooms. Additional amenities include four ballrooms; San Saba Spa; a fitness center; a multi-level resort pool complex with waterslides and whirlpools; an upscale restaurant and a sports bar and grill.

A 5,200-square-foot, glass-enclosed ballroom called Vistas extends over the water’s surface to provide dramatic views of Lake Travis. The resort specializes in creating weddings and events ranging from elegant black-tie celebrations to intimate gatherings for family and friends. Advance tee times are available at four nearby 18-hole championship golf courses that are among the finest in central Texas. Lakeway also has a multi-level resort pool complex with waterslides and a luxurious spa – San Saba Spa. In addition, a marina and sailing activities are nearby. Lakeway Resort and Spa is the host of Live at the Lake, a free series of concerts held monthly each summer. Showcasing some of Austin’s top bands, Live at the Lake attracts thousands of music enthusiasts.

Lakeway Resort and Spa is located at 101 Lakeway Drive, Austin, Texas 78734. Reservations may be made by calling toll-free 800-525-3929, local 512-261-6600 or online.