Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa

If you’re convinced Fiji is one of the most romantic and exotic honeymoon spots on earth, you’re right. But how do you know which island or resort does it best? Don’t worry, we found the ultimate combination of adventure, relaxation and romance.

Inspired by a traditional Fijian village, the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is a breathtaking honeymoon bastion located beside the world-class Natadola Beach. Set on the main island of Fiji in Sanasana, it’s a quick hour drive from the Nadi International Airport. Set among coconut palms and 35 acres of native flora, this takes relaxation and tranquility to another level.

Adventure Starts Here

Start your day by ordering breakfast to your balcony, overlooking the luscious landscape or dine on the white sandy beach. Afterward, head to the crystal clear waters of the South Pacific where you can find a multitude of water activities. If you love adrenaline rushes, Fiji boasts 15 world-class dive sites.

If water isn’t your thing, that’s okay too! Take a guided tour of the Navo Caves that sheltered warriors and have a fascinating history. Or enjoy the resort amenities, like joining a yoga class or golfing along their ocean-view PGA-endorsed 18-hole golf course.

Tranquility at its Finest

If you’re just looking for relaxation, you’ve found it. Lounge by one of the three pools available or find a haven of peace at the Spa InterContinental. Combining Asian, Eastern and Western treatment methods to bring balance to mind, body, and soul. With massages, facials, body wraps, and more, you can’t go wrong spending your day at the spa.

End your day with an arranged picnic in the Kula Wild Adventure Park. Strolling through the lush jungle to view colorful birds and exotic wildlife. If you want to see the traditional craftsmanship of the natives, take a detour and watch local women make traditional pottery at the Nakabuta Pottery Village.

Romantic Evenings

Wash away the day in your luxurious Cleopatra bath, featured in every room. Discover culinary delights in the exciting array of dining experiences that the resort has to offer. With multiple dining locations, you are sure to find something to set your palette on its own adventure. End the night sitting out on your generous outdoor living spaces, featured for every room, taking in the fragrance of Fiji’s florals and the view of the night sky.

 

Ready to book? We promise you won’t be disappointed. Embark on the beginning of your life together at  the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa.

 

 

 

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Wedding fun in Saratoga Springs

This entry is from our Expert Guest series where wedding and honeymoon professionals share their best tips on creating memories that last a lifetime.

More couples are traveling to upstate New York for their special day, and this wedding destination is more than just a trend. What outsiders may not know is the state encompasses charming small towns, bustling cities outside of NYC and destinations worth visiting or even saying “I do” in.

Why Plan A Wedding In Saratoga Springs NY

Saratoga Springs, located near the Adirondacks about 4 hours north of New York, is known as a long-standing health and horse racing destination—attracting visitors from the NYC, Montreal, Boston and more. The charming city, filled with stunning Victorian architecture, is home to the nationally recognized and oldest racetrack in America, Saratoga Race Course. Though horse racing runs deep in the city’s roots, Saratoga’s vibrant music scene, historic venues, and fascinating history makes it the upstate NY cultural hub for events, weddings and vacations.

Here’s why couples are trekking from their homes to get hitched in this upstate New York destination.

Get married in Saratoga Springs NY

A Perfect Backdrop For Any Kind Of Couple

If you’re looking to have a wedding out of a fairy tale, Saratoga has you covered. The city boasts historic landmarks turned picturesque venues with vaulted honeycomb ceilings, Tiffany stained glass, crystal chandeliers, and more. Nationally recognized museums transform into one-of-a-kind banquet rooms with access to stunning galleries. So, if you’re a fan of classic cars, the art of dance, or horse racing, a museum backdrop is a must. Plus, who doesn’t love a themed wedding? The Saratoga Spa State Park, Congress Park, and Saratoga Battlefield offer the perfect mix of breathtaking views and impeccable architecture to fulfill your wanderlust. Smaller weddings can enjoy a ceremony at Yaddo’s surreal rose garden.

An Award-Winning Downtown Your Guests Will Love

Adventures in downtown Saratoga Springs

Boutique shops and eateries open their doors to visitors in Saratoga’s award-winning downtown. Your wedding party and guests can choose from more than 100 restaurants built to intrigue every unique taste. And that’s all within a short walking distance from downtown hotels. Speaking of walkability, you’ll feel at ease in downtown Saratoga Springs. The city has a small-town vibe with big city shopping and amenities with friendly locals around each corner.  Not to mention the city is very dog-friendly! I mean, it’s no wonder Broadway in Saratoga was named one of the top 10 main streets in the country.

A Place Where You Can Truly Relax

Relax in Saratoga Springs

Not to brag, but Saratoga Springs has truly superior hospitality. The city not only boasts an eclectic list of upscale hotels, inns, and venues with top-notch event professionals, but really, hospitality is in our blood. This is because Saratoga Springs has a rich heritage as a health resort and gambling center for much of the 19th and 20th centuries. The city’s naturally carbonated mineral springs were known to have magical healing powers that aid skin ailments, digestion issues and more. Many traveled to Saratoga just to experience the benefits of the water by drinking from the springs or indulge in a sparkling mineral bath. Fancy, right?!

Mineral baths in Saratoga Springs

Today, couples indulge in Saratoga mineral baths and massages at the historic Roosevelt Baths & Spa for a surreal spa experience. Talk about a perfect honeymoon experience, or frankly, just a great excuse to get away from wedding to-dos for a bit

Though planning a destination wedding sounds daunting to say the least, Discover Saratoga’s wedding expert can help with free wedding concierge and planning services. Before the event, an expert can provide venue tours, vendor referrals and exclusive discounts to area businesses. Not to mention, all couples receive a welcoming wedding gift once they arrive to their hotel. Request a private tour today!

Though planning a destination wedding sounds daunting to say the least, Discover Saratoga’s wedding expert can help with free wedding concierge and planning services. Before the event, an expert can provide venue tours, vendor referrals and exclusive discounts to area businesses. Not to mention, all couples receive a welcoming wedding gift once they arrive to their hotel. Request a private tour today!

Cover photo by Carrow & Colasurdo Photography

Bio: Located minutes from Albany and a short drive from most Northeast locations, Saratoga Springs, NY is a historical and cultural center that has become an increasingly popular wedding venue. Known for the Saratoga Race Course, horses, mineral springs, and great restaurants and shopping, this exciting area offers plenty for the wedding couple and their guests to do. Discover Saratoga, the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau, can help you plan your wedding in Saratoga Springs, NY.

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