Dream of a beachfront wedding but love the convenience of a cosmopolitan destination? You can have both at W Fort Lauderdale. This chic, urban resort offers an assortment of customizable wedding packages that make the most of its location. With the white sands of Ft. Lauderdale beach on one side and the yacht lined intracoastal waterways on the other, W Fort Lauderdale is a sophisticated, stylish base for nuptials or a romantic celebration.
With an average temperature of 77 degrees and an estimated 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, Fort Lauderdale is one of the most popular wedding and honeymoon destinations in the world, and the oceanfront W Hotel is one the city’s most in-demand locations for proposals, weddings, commitment ceremonies, vow renewals, honeymoons and anniversaries. The Hotel’s bliss spa is a premier spot for beautifying bachelorette parties while the Hotel’s Living Room and Whiskey Blue lounges have welcomed a host of handsome guys toasting their favorite grooms.
Features of the “Wow Vows” Wedding Packages unique to the W Fort Lauderdale include:
- Picture perfect ceremony sites featuring stunning oceanfront backdrops, pool terraces and exquisitely appointed ballrooms.
- Complimentary wedding night accommodations with turndown service and special amenities.
- Special rates on group room blocks for your guests – and a personalized Wow Vows website to help you organize your wedding plans – track RSVP’s; update event info; post photos -- and share with guests so they can book their rooms with ease.
- Specially designed packages from bliss spa fort lauderdale to help massage, steam and/or wrap away wedding day jitters or party on with bridesmaids.
- Memorable gourmet wedding menus created by Stephen Starr’s signature restaurant, Steak 954 -- Earn 1 Starwood Preferred Starpoint® for every $3 contracted on Food and Beverage.
- Designer wedding cakes by local companies: We Take The Cake, Ana Paz Specialty Cakes, Elegant Temptations, Eddas Cakes and more.
- The W Hotel renowned Whatever/Whenever® services and a Wow Vows Specialists to help book the city’s hottest DJ’s, photographers, and ensure that wedding dreams come true.
And for those who are looking for sleek & sophisticated ways to celebrate their other romantic milestones, they can choose from the following Wow Vows Special Events packages:
THE PROPOSAL: Plan the perfect proposal and take her breath away with oceanside style. Whether it's a beachside candle-lit dinner for two or moonlit cruise on the Intracoastal waterways, the renowned Whatever/Whenever team is ready to help create a memory that will last a lifetime.
THE ENGAGEMENT: Celebrate ‘yes' by letting the W Hotel team create an engagement party extraordinaire.
THE SHOWER: Gather the gals for a shower that breaks the mold and turn tired tradition into savvy style. W Fort Lauderdale will hook it up with sips, décor and more to make any shower stand out.
THE BACHELOR(ETTE): Want to get away with just the boys, just girls, or both? Count on W Fort Lauderdale to prepare a bachelor(ette) extravaganza with a unique twist that's fun for everyone. From keeping cool before the big day with bliss spa sensations to going all out on the town, W does it all.
THE REHEARSAL DINNER: Delight in creative cuisine from the award-winning chefs at Stephen Starr's Fort Lauderdale eatery, STEAK 954. This sultry seafood and steakhouse will treat guests to fabulous fare that mirrors the wedding couple’s impeccable good taste. Toast to a new start under the glow of our 15-foot jellyfish tank and savor some of the finest food & wine on the Gold Coast.
THE ANNIVERSARY: Whether it's been one year or one decade, W Fort Lauderdale makes sure every anniversary is amazing. Indulge in relaxation at the beach oasis destination; relive the excitement of falling in love with a night out on the town or anything else desired.
BLISS SPA ROMANCE PACKAGES
To make sure that the stars of the show are picture perfect for their big day, bliss spa at W Fort Lauderdale offers an array of wedding packages ideal for the entire wedding party:
Premarital ‘pore’-fection – ‘face’ the big day looking fresh with this series of six monthly triple oxygen facials (bliss suggests booking one each month leading up to the wedding day).
The pre-nup – you may now ‘bliss’ the bride! Brides to be can wrap themselves in a robe before donning that gorgeous gown, and let bliss spa spoil them with the following services -- The hot milk and almond pedicure, Hot cream manicure, Brow wax and Brazilian bikini wax.
Perfectly groomed – grooms to be can look like a million bucks before they put on that tux with this ‘guy’-quality trio of treatments -- ‘homme’ improvement facial, the manly-cure and the ‘sole’ man pedicure.
Wedding ‘belles’ – a trio of treatments ‘maid’ to ensure that everyone walking down the aisle is looking perfectly ‘polished’ and feeling stress free -- the hot milk and almond pedicure, hot cream manicure and blissage 75
M.O.B. (mother of the bride) mentality – a primping package to help get the mother of the bride camera (and dancefloor) ready, including -- the youth as we know it facial, the upper hand manicure, the hot milk and almond pedicure and blissage 75.
The Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB has come up with a complimentary “LauderLove” concierge program specifically designed to help out-of-town couples plan their weddings with ease. For more details on planning a wedding in Greater Fort Lauderdale or to contact the Ambassador of Bliss, please visit: www.sunny.org/lauderlove.
About W Fort Lauderdale:
Located between Palm Beach and Miami, just 7 miles from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, the hotel was developed by The DYL Development Group and is managed by Starwood Hotels & Resorts. These sleek, escape-from-the-ordinary hotel features 346 stylishly appointed guest rooms, including 35 luxurious suites, a state-of-the-art gym, glamorous infinity pools and private cabanas, a full-service WIRED business center and W Hotels’ signature Whatever/Whenever® Concierge Service. One hundred and seventy one stylish W condo-hotel residences are located in the resorts second tower. W Fort Lauderdale is located at 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd in Fort Lauderdale, FL. For more information call 954.414.8200, visit www.WFortLauderdaleHotel.com, or follow @WFtLauderdale on Twitter.
About bliss® spa
Bliss boasts more than 4,000-square feet of tension-fighting facilities at W Fort Lauderdale. With a focus on waxing, skincare services, manicures and pedicures, bliss also provides massage and body treatments. Four treatment rooms and bliss trademark touches such as rhythm & blues tunes, a retail beauty boutique, and the legendary brownie buffet, make bliss Fort Lauderdale the ultimate destination for stylish jet setters and spa and beauty-loving locals. W Fort Lauderdale guest and residents also receive “BIP” (“Bliss Important Person”) status for priority reservations, exclusive in-room sampling and much craved sink side bliss amenities.
About W Hotels Worldwide
W Hotels is a contemporary, design-led lifestyle brand and the industry innovator with 43 hotels and retreats, including 15 W-branded residences, in the most vibrant cities and exotic destinations around the world. Inspiring, iconic, innovative and influential, W Hotels provides the ultimate in insider access, offering a unique mix of cutting-edge design and passions around fashion, music and entertainment. W Hotels offers a holistic lifestyle experience that is integrated into the brand’s sensibility through contemporary restaurant concepts, glamorous entertainment experiences, stylish retail concepts, signature spas and inspiring residences. With more than 13 years of proven success, W Hotels is on track to reach 60 hotels by the end of 2015. W Hotels have been announced for Bangkok, Guangzhou, Milan, Shanghai, Beijing, Bogota, Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, Dubai, Jakarta, Panama, Muscat, and Sante Fe, Mexico, while upcoming W Retreats include Verbier, Goa, and Mexico’s Riviera Maya. For more information, visit www.whotels.com. To live the W Hotels lifestyle 24/7/365, visit www.wresidences.com. Follow @WHotels on Twitter.