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The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village Offering New Wedding Packages In 2011 That Include Complimentary Transportation In Resort’s New Limousine

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (February 2011) – If you are planning to get married, and have not yet chosen a location for the ceremony or reception, you should definitely consider The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village in St. Augustine. A popular location for weddings and receptions for years, due to its picturesque setting in lush World Golf Village and its impressive resort offerings, the newly renovated resort just added an enticing new reason to choose it as the site for the big day: complimentary transportation in its new white stretch limousine. The happy couple can be transported to the award-winning resort via the limo if their wedding is conducted at a church or another off-property location, and/or lavishly whisked away after their reception at the resort.

Offering incredible sites for the ceremony and/or reception, which include truly scenic and romantic outdoor venues as well as the beautifully-renovated St. Augustine Ballroom, The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village is offering several new Wedding Packages in 2011. This includes a special “Your Wedding Ceremony” package, which includes: ceremony rehearsal area the evening prior; a charming ceremony archway; white garden chairs; gift and guestbook tables; resort linens; microphone and sound system for the officiate; water service; private romantic waiting room for the bride & groom after the ceremony; a complimentary guestroom for the bride & groom for the wedding night, with complimentary breakfast room service; champagne & chocolate dipped strawberries for two; and wedding coordination service (for the rehearsal & ceremony).The ceremony package starts at $1,500 (plus tax) for 150 people or less, with special pricing available for ceremonies above 150 people. Enhancements are available.

The resort is also offering several Reception Packages in 2011 which includes: the “Afternoon Luncheon Affair Package,” the “Evening Dinner Affair Package,” and the “Renaissance Honeymoon Buffet.” Each package includes: champagne or sparkling cider toast; sweetheart, banquet rounds and cake tables; resort linens; china, silver and stemware; votive candles; a dance floor for indoor locations; table numbers and silver stands; and customized menu tastings. Menus can be customized to suit the couple’s tastes, preferences and personalities. Most packages include complimentary transportation in the new white stretch limousine for the bride & groom. Contact Tammie Bryant, the resort’s certified Renaissance Wedding Specialist, at (904) 940-8637 for more information.

Additional enhancements available at The Renaissance Resort include: wedding coordination services for the reception; specialty floor-length linens and chair covers; decorative ice carvings and bowls; customized printed menus; special ballroom up-lighting; valet parking; piano; sparkling and still water on dinner tables; and an intermezzo course.

“The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village has always been a very popular wedding site for couples in Northeast Florida, and the beautiful new limo is yet another reason for couples to select the resort for their special day,” said Denise Brilli, the resort’s director of catering. “Our certified Renaissance Wedding Specialist, Tammie Bryant, is available to assist with all your on-site ceremony and reception services.”

For more information about conducting a wedding and/or reception at The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village, call the resort’s Banquet & Catering Department at (904) 940-8637, and/or visit

But not only does The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village provide incredible sites for the ceremony and reception that will ensure a memorable wedding (with great photos!), it also features impressive offerings that will please any couple and all of the guests. 

Ideally situated in the heart of the beautifully landscaped 6,300-acre World Golf Village, the resort completed a comprehensive $10 million property-wide renovation in 2008. The project included the complete remodeling of all 301 guest rooms and suites, dramatic changes to the lobby atrium and entry area, remodeling of all guest room corridors, an expanded fitness center with new state-of-the-art equipment, enhancements to the meeting space (including the ballroom), and the opening of the popular 500 South Restaurant & Lounge.

Guest rooms and suites feature new furniture, soft goods, window treatments, lighting, 37” flat-panel screen LCD HDTV televisions, and the Marriott JackPack, which provides complete connectivity to the guests for laptops, MP3 players, digital cameras, and video game players. The rooms and suites feature a contemporary design with an Asian feel, which includes rich red bed coverings, crisp white linens, along with a color scheme of warm neutral gold. In-room offerings also include high-speed Internet access, two telephones with data ports, a wet bar and refrigerator, an in-room safe, and in-room coffee.

Recreational offerings at the resort include two championship golf courses: the popular 6,939-yard Slammer & Squire (just steps from The Renaissance Resort), and the renowned 7,279-yard King & Bear (co-designed by Arnold “The King” Palmer and Jack “The Bear” Nicklaus). Guests also have access to four additional golf courses within 15 minutes of the resort, for a total of 108 holes of golf.

Additional offerings at the resort include a sauna, pool, hot tub, and full-service concierge.

The resort is an easy walk to The World Golf Hall of Fame, the ultimate destination for the celebration of golf’s greatest players, with fun interactive exhibits and historic golf artifacts. Guests also can easily stroll to the World Golf Hall of Fame’s 18-hole real grass putting course, a 132-yard Island Challenge Hole, an IMAX® 3D Theater, and the Walk of Champions. In addition, guests can take golf lessons at the renowned PGA TOUR Golf Academy.

Couples and guests also can explore St. Augustine, the nation’s oldest city. Founded in 1565, the area is rich with Spanish architecture, with charming cobblestone streets and such historical sites as the historic Castillo de San Marcos fortress and The Fountain of Youth. Additional area offerings include chartered fishing trips and eco-tours.

For more information on The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village, call 888-740-7020 or 904-940-8000, and visit .

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