IN ITS QUEST FOR THE BEST VENUES AROUND THE COUNTRY AND THE WORLD, JW TAKES A LOOK AT TRUMP NATIONAL DORAL IN SOUTH FLORIDA. FOR THOSE PLANNING A DESTINATION WEDDING THAT IS HASSLE-FREE AND NOT TOO FAR AWAY, THIS MIGHT BE JUST THE PLACE.
By Annabella Goshen
While organizing a wedding, couples envision a delightful a air, sharing with loved ones, enjoying the soiree while creating pleasant memories. A crucial component of this fantasy moment is of course the location, the one to accommodate friends and family.
There are fantastic locations all over the world, but when it comes to searching for a fitting location in the continental United States, the variety to choose from can be overwhelming. That is why every location must be chosen not just for looks, but based on the needs to cover, such as closeness to the main airport, that it have rooms to accommodate all the y-in guests, that it be secluded, and more. Taking a look at Trump National Doral, in tropical Miami, we found that it offered the best of many worlds. Secluded in Doral, near the Miami International Airport and a car ride away to places of interest such as the Design District and Miami Beach, this hotel is strategically situated to please the demands of many, because it has the Miami location, but also everything that a sunny resort has to offer.
In destination weddings, keeping travel light for friends and family is a trait that is appreciated both for the couple getting married and for all of their guests. Even for guests who already reside in South Florida, they can still appreciate and enjoy a destination wedding without having to book a flight. A weekend getaway to the Trump National Doral will make them feel as if they left South Florida behind. For out of town guests, the challenges of a destination wedding are appeased as no international flights, jet lag or language issues are involved.
The hotel offers a tropical landscape and an intimate setting. With 16 venues on property to choose from, there are plenty of options available. Friends and family can dance the night away underneath pristine chandeliers in the Crystal ballroom or toast to life on a balcony with views of the historic golf courses. For large weddings, the Ivanka Ballroom accommodates up to 800 guests, with a sophisticated atmosphere thanks to its ivory tones and luxurious carpets. The six spacious ballrooms radiate class and exclusivity, while allowing couples to personalize their event with options integrated in their décor, initialed dance floor, menu and lighting.
Within a destination wedding, not only is the event the focus of the trip, but the amenities and extra activities also become an integral part. With 643 spacious rooms at affordable rates for events, guests from near or far enjoy the complete resort, with its state of the art spa facilities and the refreshing and relaxing poolside cabanas. Guests do not even need to leave the resort to enjoy themselves, as there are restaurants, golf courses, fitness classes and tennis camps to create a full experience. Regardless of how guests choose to indulge, the resort is equipped to cater to their needs and create a magical wedding weekend for all friends, families, and fiancés.
Ultimately, within a destination wedding, it is important for couples to realize that they too, should enjoy the trip without having to stress over every detail. The Trump National Doral on-property wedding specialists allow the couple to feel assured that everything is taken care of. With over 35 years of combined experience, their passionate and dedicated catering and culinary team work diligently to ensure that the details of every dream wedding are exceptional. From an extravagant a air or an enchanting wedding to a graceful ceremony or a small intimate celebration, all is attainable at the Trump National Doral, making a romantic escape for a destination wedding both extravagant and hassle-free.