Lucky Couple Celebrates Celebrity Destination Wedding at The Inn
Antigua, West Indies – June is the “Month of Romance” in Antigua – also known as the Heart of the Caribbean – and one starry-eyed couple from Atlanta exchanged their wedding vows with a luxurious celebrity destination wedding held among the beautiful woodlands and natural white-sand Caribbean beaches at The Inn of English Harbour. Adrienne Scales and Myreon Smith won the exclusive wedding package as part of a sweepstakes sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism and other key industry stakeholders.
At the Inn, destination weddings in a Caribbean paradise become pure nuptial bliss. Surrounded by colonial charm made even more beguiling by a recent $1.5 million renovation, the Inn at English Harbour features beautiful gardens, an open terrace with stunning views over English Harbour, a superb sandy white beach and smiling, exceptional service. One of the most picturesque parts of Antigua, marked by the passage of naval hero Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson, English Harbour provides an alluring blend of history and charm, a relaxed and natural atmosphere in one of the most unique locations in the West Indies. Yet just two minutes by water taxi reside the restaurants and nightlife of bustling English Harbour. Now more than ever, the historic charm of the resort’s colonial design converges harmoniously with modern-age conveniences and the natural splendor of Antigua to present a uniquely 21st-century take on paradise.
This year’s 2009 Celebrity Destination Wedding featured special guest Indashio, a 23 year old fashion designer, magazine editor, celebrity stylist and entrepreneur, who won the first series of the VHI reality show “Glam God.” The eight-episode reality series hosted by film and television superstar, Vivica A Fox, was designed to find the next hot celebrity stylist who has what it takes to be a visionary in fashion trends, and can raise the bar in Celebrity style.
The wedding attire was provided by the internationally acclaimed fashion line, Demetrios’ Brides and wedding bands by Colombian Emeralds. The Inn’s sous chef provided the wedding cake, and other local providers also participated: Photography by Photo Fantasy, Flowers by Exotic Flowers, Hair and Make-up by Mingles.
From intimate affairs for two to larger gatherings with family and friends, the Inn can help you create your customized dream wedding, overlooking no details. Its Wedding Package features a guaranteed upgrade to a luxurious suite for the bride and groom when booking a Cabana; a champagne breakfast for the wedding couple, served on the balcony the morning after the wedding; all registration and legal fees (excluding transportation to town); one-tier Caribbean fruit wedding cake, decorated in your colors; ceremonial flowers for the bride and groom. Planning your wedding closer to home? The Inn also has a package available for newly married couples their honeymoon.
For more information on the Inn at English Harbour or its Wedding Specials or Honeymoon Package, please visit the Web site at www.theinn.ag or call +1 (268) 460-1014.
About The Inn at English Harbour
Ideally located on the captivating southern coast of Antigua, The Inn at English Harbour combines picturesque beauty and historic legend in an intimate boutique resort. Colonial-style cabanas and two-story villas house 28 regally appointed guestrooms across 19 acres of wooded headland near the entrance to English Harbour. Rooms feature marble or mahogany floors, canopy beds, spacious modern bathrooms and verandahs or balconies. Each has been recently upgraded with flat-screen televisions, iPod docking stations, air conditioning, and wifi internet access. The fine dining Terrace Restaurant with wine cellar and the Stone Bar reside in The Inn’s original stone house amid landscaped gardens, while the casual Hanis Bistro is set beachfront near the resort’s private pier. Additional amenities include an intimate spa, an infinity-edge pool, tennis courts, a library/tea room, an upscale boutique, and a private white-sand beach. Two minutes by water taxi resides the nightlife of English Harbour. St. John’s is approximately 18 km away and the international airport 20 km.