Come To Key West Florida For Your Romantic Wedding And Honeymoon

June 27, 2012 · Posted in Travel · Comment 

You and your special loved one have always dreamed of a romantic wedding, in an inviting location giving you a memorable occasion to recall together for a lifetime. Why not come down to the island of Key West, Florida? A tropical island with its own exotic beauty. Whether you want to marry barefooted on the shores of our white sandy beaches overlooking the Atlantic Ocean or find a quite tropical garden this location is perfect for this type of getaway.

You will find Key West does offer much in the way of backgrounds for your wedding photos, would you like photos on the beach with the ocean as a backdrop, or would you prefer garden settings where you will be surrounded by the tropical foliage that is native to this island.

Key West is a very popular wedding destination, it offers something for everyone and can fit whatever size budget you have figured for your wedding. Whether it be a large extravagant event with many guest or a simple intimate family gathering. Plans are easily made for a party and reception with your friends to include dinner and dancing, or would you like to have a small dinner reception at one of our many fine restaurants on the island? Yes, planning your outdoor event on our white sandy beaches gives you unlimited time to schedule your wedding, as it could be early in the morning, or in the afternoon, or have your ceremony at right around an hour prior to sunset, but let the celebrating continue throughout the night!

After your wedding, you can do the World Famous Duval Street Crawl, and take your guest to some of the hot spots Key West is famous for, such as Sloppy Joe’s (Ernest Hemingway’s hangout), Hogs Breath Saloon, and Jimmy Buffets Margaritaville, maybe even see him give an impromptu concert, to keep your party and celebration going.

Want to combine wedding celebrating and romantic honeymoon! What a wonderful place to spend time getting more acquainted with your loved one than on the island, mapping out and exploring your surrounding, walking from one art gallery to the other to enjoy the local artist work! Gift shops, are abundant as well, perfect for souvenirs, these can be found in other locations than Duval Street, look among the many shops along the waterfront.

With so many museums and historical places to visit, you’ll see for yourself Key West has so much to offer you to visit. Starting with the home of our most famous writer Ernest Hemingway, where who knows just to walk the grounds he walked, might inspire you to write your first famous novel. Enjoy treasure hunting, visit the Mel Fisher’s Maritime Museum, and plot your own buried treasure adventure. Take your time going up the 88 steps of the Lighthouse Museum, once at the top, enjoy the view looking over the blue ocean waters that surround the island. We have also the Custom House Museum where the Art and Historical Society show early Key West, or the Little White House, Harry S. Truman’s home away from home. We also have a couple of lookout rustic forts East and West Martello, both located on the southern side of the island, each equally charming, West Martello was taken over by the Key West Garden Club, and has the most beautiful view of the Atlantic Ocean and White Street Pier from its Gazebo. One of the islands favorites is the Key West Butterfly Conservatory, our own little magic, this particular location, which melts your stress away, as you walk among the many different varieties of butterflies, you’ll want to visit the gift shop to take a little bit of that magic home with you! But the day doesn’t stop there, make your way down to Mallory Square along with everyone else for Sunset Celebration, which happens every evening, where your entertained by Key West best street performers.

Sailing adventures are unlimited, with either deep sea fishing in our pristine waters, or a romantic sunset sail on one of the many catamarans or schooners that chase the sun down every evening. Walk along Charter Boat Fishing Row to see the daily catch, go on an ever popular Dolphin Excursion and see pods of Dolphin frolicking in the water, Kayaking tours offer exploring the quite mangrove islands, Jet Ski tours that take you completely around our island, or if you like: do nothing at all but enjoy the laid back atmosphere we have on the island and find your spot and put down roots on our beaches underneath a palm tree, or sit by pool sipping your favorite beverage and plan your next adventure for tomorrow, or discuss it over dinner at one of our many unique restaurants, and look for the “locals” favorites as we would love to share these with you.

Whether you get here by Car, Airplane, Cruse ship or Ferry, there’s much to see in the Florida Keys, while in Key Largo, visit the Coral Reef at John PenneKamp State Park, other state parks can be found at Windley Key Fossil Reef, Long Key, Bahia Honda, and Key West own Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, which is close also to Sand Key Reef. Lets not forget the Dry Tortugas National Park where for the day you can explore Fort Jefferson. Why not venture over to Big Pine Key and see the Key Deer everyone is talking about? Yes Key West has an airport, the Key West International Airport, there are many flights here daily. We get Cruise ships in daily and have 3 ports for them, we even have the Key West Express Ferry that visits Key West from the Fort Myers, Florida area.

Come and see why many have fallen in love with our island, whether your looking to stay at one of our many Bed and Breakfast Establishments, Guesthouses or Inns, or at one of the many Hotel and Resorts you’ll be sure to make Key West a favorite getaway for you and your loved one!

Learn more about Key West Wedding. Stop by Peter Estenoz’s site where you can find out all about Key West Beach Weddings and what it can do for you.

Timeless Treasures To Share Photography/Video Of Your Key West Beach Wedding

December 22, 2011 · Posted in Travel · Comment 

Your wedding date has finally arrived! You’ve planned this event possibly since you saw your first wedding, or maybe even before. You’ve planned and scoured magazine after magazine looking at pictures, sharing this with friends, family, and your future spouse. You created a vision based on your dream wedding, and written the date in stone, meticulously planning everything, putting it down on paper, and now the day has arrived, your day in Key West and you will be having your wedding take place on a tropical beach setting. You and your loved one are there, taking it all in, capturing with your eyes your surroundings, trying hard to embed the images in your heart so you can tell everyone about it once you get home. Your family and loved ones will express how they wished they could be there, and load you down with question after question about the location? how you were dressed? Was it beautiful? Did you cry? Did he cry? What a perfect time to pull out your professional wedding photos and your romantic mini movie of the two of you with your fully edited wedding video, so they can share with you and see your wedding day as you did.

Will you hire a professional to capture is moment in time, or will you exclaim, you have a friend who you have invited to your wedding who will capture the photos and video. Please give this careful consideration, as you have invited this friend to share in the joy of your moment, why have them shoulder this responsibility? Let them be your guest and enjoy and relax. This is the advice we give to all brides who are planning a destination wedding as you’ll want to hire professionals who are familiar with the area, yes local professionals. These ones will know how to capture not only the beauty of you but also the beauty of your surroundings! So many times with friends or family taking photos, the memory card is full, ran out of batteries, background is silhouetted, blurred, heads cut off. A professional to capture this has experience with his equipment, charged up his batteries, cleaned his lens, formatted his media card. A question to ask yourself: When you receive your finish product of your dream wedding come to life, will the results make you cry tears of joy? or weep tears of sorrow as you know the moment is gone and the emotion can never be repeated?

We mentioned professionally shot video of your wedding, as this makes for a timeless treasure, your romantic mini movie of the two of you. You’ll want to view this and share with friends and family so they can hear you say your “I do’s” and the other loving whispers between the two of you! From the introduction that draws you in, to the romantic background music, to the full audio of the ceremony. You’ll want to feel the emotion of that day again and again, and want your family to feel it as well!

Consider what care is taken to preserve this moment in your lives. On your yearly anniversary, you’ll want to recall and revisit where you took your vows, whether it be in your wedding photos or video or better yet both! Choose a professional company compatible and knowledgeable with each other, you’ll be glad you did, so the finished products will compliment each other in approach, style, and artistry.

Whether it is an elopement your planning with just the two of you, or the social event of the year with friends and family present to celebrate with you, time will age these memories and loved ones you hold dear, what care have you taken to preserve moments in your life you’ll want to relive, and share with your children and grandchildren, before they fade beyond recognition.

Learn more about Key West Weddings. Stop by Peter Estenoz’s site where you can find out all about Wedding photography and video and what they can do for you.