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Win a Honeymoon!

18 Feb

At First Comes Love, we’ve got a lot going on!  In fact, we were recently asked to be the wedding experts for Villa Group Hotels!!!!  We are super excited about this opportunity because the properties are AMAZING!!!!

And we LOVE that they are giving our friends, clients and followers the chance to win a free honeymoon or anniversary trip (for those of us old married folk!), especially when the honeymoon can exceed your wedding budget! 

THE DETAILS

We wanted to share a contest to enter a free vacation giveaway offered by Villa Group Hotels. Win 5 nights/6 days at Villa la Estancia, in Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit. Think sunshine, swimming pools, tropical drinks and Pacific Ocean in a romantic setting in one of Latin America’s most up-and-coming resort destinations.

ENTER HERE 

Can’t wait?  Check out the ultra-exclusive honeymoon packages with a SPECIAL JUST FOR OUR CLIENTS!!!!

ULTRA EXCLUSIVE HONEYMOON PACKAGE

  • $732.00 USD per couple per night with a second night free ($183pp per night)
  • Ultra Inclusive
  • Complimentary upgrade to One Bedroom Suite
  • Minimum stay of 3 nights
  • Booking window now to March 1st; Travel window: Open

BOOK NOW 

The Villa La Estancia Ultra Inclusive package includes:

  • Luxury ocean view accommodations
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Gourmet Dinner at hotel restaurants, including Wellness Menus and restaurants at Villa Del Palmar Flamingos (*Surcharges apply on Kobe beef only)
  • Unlimited cocktails and specialty beverages from a variety of domestic and international Premium brands by the glass, at resort bars and restaurants
  • 24-hour Room Service
  • Theme dinners at sister resort Villa del Palmar Flamingos and Chef’s Table (Thursdays)
  • Daily Afternoon Tea Time
  • Wellness Menu at restaurants
  • Taxes & Gratuities for servers
  • All resort fitness (with private instructor) and recreation facilities
  • All resort activities and entertainment (at nearby sister property)
  • One pirate excursion per person per day
  • Non-Motorized equipment and/or water sports, aquaerobics, volleyball, etc.
  • Exclusive skin analysis at the Tatewari Spa
  • Unlimited use of the Tatewari Hydrotherapy Circuit (Sauna, Steam Room, Jacuzzi, etc.)
  • One (1) complimentary round of golf per person per stay at Vista Vallarta or Marina Vallarta Golf Course (does not include transfers nor carts)
  • One complimentary spa treatment per stay (to choose from):
    • Passion Fruit Cell Remover (30 mins)
    • Mango & Pineapple Sherbet Exfoliating Treatment (30 mins)
    • Tired Legs Rejuvenating Massage (30 mins)
  • Unlimited use of the tennis court
  • L’Occitane bath amenities, bathrobes and slippers, safety deposit box, welcome bottle of tequila and handmade beach bag and pillow menu
  • High-speed in-room Internet access and wireless internet access at public areas
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Honeymoon Hotspot: Cinque Terre, Italy

10 Jun

For those of you who don’t know, Amy and Lindsay actually met while studying abroad in Italy.  During our time in Italy, we happened on some amazing locations.  And while visiting Venice, Rome and Florence are great highlights of an Italian vacation, we wanted to call your attention to the most picturesque location in Italy (in my opinion).  Cinque Terre is five small villages connected by train and trails, which are both fun ways to explore!  There is little car traffic, which adds to the ambiance as well.

WHERE IN THE WORLD?  Cinque Terre is located in the northwest part of Italy, right on the sea.

HOW DO I GET THERE?  There are plenty of flights from Southern California to Italy.  Fly into Cannes, France, Florence or San Remo and take the train.  It’s fairly easy from there.

WHY GO?  Cinque Terre is romantic and allows honeymooners to connect without overloading you with the typical “must see” checklist.  You will enjoy beautiful scenery, relaxing meals and seaside culture.  Make this 2-3 days of an overall Italy vacation.

WHAT’S IT GOING TO COST ME?  Hotels cost anywhere from $100-$500 per night, depending on what you are looking for.  It is a mid-range destination as far as cost goes.

BEST FOR: Romantics, those who want to relax, anyone who loves taking photography.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Hotels here book fast, so make sure to do your research on properties and book early for this destination.  Also, the pace of life here is slow, so don’t expect an action packed vacation.

Visit: http://www.cinqueterre.it/info.php for more information.

Groom’s Corner: Here Comes the Groomed by Anthony Logistics for Men

7 Jun

Here Comes the Groomed Kit 

Alright ladies.  We know that the big day is all about us, but if for no reason other than we want our men sharp for the photos, we love the Here Comes the Grommed kit from Anthony Logistics.  The kit includes everything your man needs to look dapper on the big day and everything is travel sized so it’s perfect for traveling and to take along on the honeymoon.

The kit is $50 and includes:

  • Facial Scrub 56g / 2 oz
  • Shave Cream 56g / 2 oz
  • Pre Shave Oil 30ml / 1 fl oz
  • After Shave Balm 74ml / 2.5 fl oz
  • Sea Salt Body Scrub 60ml / 2 fl oz
  • Glycerin Hand and Body Lotion 74ml / 2.5 fl oz
  • Grooming the Groom Instruction Card
  • Reusable Dopp kit
  • Honeymoon Hotspot: Maldives

    15 May

    Every month, we’ll be highlighting destinations across the globe that offer honeymooners an AMAZING getaway.  First off is my all-time favorite destination, the Republic of Maldives.  Some of you may be wondering where in the world this is.  Honestly, I had never heard of them either until I started planning my own honeymoon.  But trust me, if you have the chance to go there, you will not be disappointed.

    WHERE IN THE WORLD?  The Maldives is located off the coast of Sri Lanka, in the Indian Ocean, right near the equator.

    HOW DO I GET THERE?  Here’s the tricky part.  So the Maldives isn’t a hugely popular destination for US travelers because of the distance.  It is literally across the world.  You can fly through London, Dubai or most major cities in Asia.  From Colombo, Sri Lanka, there are several flights daily as well.  What’s cool is, when you land in Male, you get picked up by your resort in a speed boat.  No cars, crystal clear water.  It truly is paradise.

    WHY GO?  When you visualize an island paradise, this is it.  Frequently featured in Islands and other luxury travel magazines, the Madives is hundreds of small islands and features amazing diving, incredible sea life, crystal clear (and warm) waters, great weather year round and over water bungalows.

    WHAT’S IT GOING TO COST ME?  As I mentioned, the Maldives are a luxury destination.  The creme de la creme.  A trip here is going to cost you some serious coin.  About $500-$1000+ a night on hotel stays and $1,500 on airfare.  BUT, if you have hotel points, there is a Sheraton and W Hotel (Starwood properties) and a few other large hotel brands.

    BEST FOR: Beach lovers, divers, surfers, romantics

    KNOW BEFORE YOU GO  – You are not allowed to bring alcohol into the country, period.  They will confiscate it at the airport, so don’t even try it.

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