Destination Partners

The Ashley Rose Team is proud to offer the best in destination wedding planning. Our team continues to tour the globe in search of remarkable properties that will ensure the best experience for our couples. The properties we have carefully chosen have partnered with us to give our clients the VIP treatment. Should you require top-notch assistance with your destination wedding planning, our team is here to serve you.

Take a look at our stunning partners:

The United States

Florida

Imagine saying "I Do" in a lush and secluded oceanfront property. From the swaying palms and soft sand beaches, Baker's Cay in Key Largo, Florida is a paradise for your perfect day! This Curio Collection by Hilton unique hotel gave us an authentic Keys, barefoot luxury experience.

On a recent week-long visit, we were treated to an in-depth look at this unique property. Nestled on the site of a historic pineapple plantation, this 15-acre nature sanctuary is one of the Keys' premiere wedding destinations. The panoramic event spaces with a view of soft sand beaches and sparkling turquoise water will give you and your guests an unforgettable experience.

The site pays homage to their past with a subtle pineapple theme throughout the resort. The pineapple is a symbol of hospitality, which you will feel from the moment you check in. The staff truly sets the tone of a homey, upscale feel. You'll enjoy the Caribbean-like atmosphere the islands are famous for.

"Our bay is your playground away from it all – whether wading on the beach or sipping a cocktail at our tiki bar, each moment is filled with the authenticity and beauty that make the Florida Keys such a beloved destination," said Joy Boyd, general manager.

Baker's Cay provides guests with luxurious accommodations in their 200 guest rooms and suites, designed with its verdant setting in mind. Airy suites just steps from the soft sand feature expansive water views that are unmatched. The larger waterfront suites offer 1,700-square feet of space with Roman bath tubs and wrap-around terraces. The chic décor and beach theme will bring you into island mode the moment you walk in your room. Designed by California-based Powerstrip Studios, the resort boasts compelling design integrations, including hand-carved wood furnishings, wicker seating, timeless metalwork, textured white finishes, handcrafted furniture, eclectic artwork, private terraces and custom-tile bathrooms.

Once you have settled into the property, the complimentary activities are endless! From biking, paddle boarding, kayaking, to dock fishing, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Jet skis, sunset cruises, deep sea fishing, beach golf with bio-degradable golf balls, parasailing, diving and sea plane adventures can be arranged for an additional fee. We recommend a visit to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, which is the first undersea park in the country.

The Florida Keys are home to the third largest barrier reef in the world and the only living coral reef in the United States, making Key Largo a top diving and snorkeling location. We couldn’t pass up a private snorkeling charter with WildDolphinTours.com. They created a magical day at Alligator Reef, one of the top snorkeling spots in the world, teeming with tropical fish. We snorkeled with sea turtles, sharks, barracuda and thousands of fish below the lighthouse. They offer private charters to snorkel living coral reefs, learn to snorkel and explore shipwrecks. They also offer romantic excursions and sunset cruises that would be the perfect place to pop the question, then the champagne!

When it comes to food, Executive Chef Andy Papson brings a dash of New Orleans soul to the onsite restaurants. The culinary team utilizes an abundance of local island ingredients and incorporates items from their rooftop garden to create dining and cocktail experiences with the freshest and most flavorful menus.Restaurants include a beachfront tiki bar, Dry Rocks (an upscale beach atmosphere complete with live music and fire pits), a pool bar, and a more formal restaurant, Calusa. Calusa is an indoor/outdoor restaurant overlooking the water. A short drive down the Overseas Highway provides a stretch of local bars and restaurants should you wish to sample something other than the onsite fare.

Guests will experience the perfect marriage of unique culinary flavors, exceptional service and nature-inspired elegance. The hotel offers a unique Dock to Dish program, which entails a fishing outing to catch sustainable seafood. They partner with local fishing boat businesses to accommodate guests to sea. Following the catch, the chef will create a hyper-local gourmet dinner. Only ingredients found within 100 miles of the hotel accompany the main catch, and all of the catch including bones and scraps are used in soups, stocks or sauces.

While the hotel is family friendly, you'll find endless quiet and secluded spots for a more private adult experience. Take one of the many walking trails weaving through mangrove trees and you’ll stumble upon one of our favorite places on the island, Hammock Beach. It’s a quiet, shaded, serene beach with hammocks and loungers that make for a perfect place to watch the sunset. Coconut Beach is the larger, more active beach where you’ll find access to water activities. There are two heated swimming pools as well, one for adults only and one for families, both enhanced by a waterfall grotto. The main building features a library with hundreds of books available to guests and a billiards table. The cozy seating makes it the perfect place to relax in the evenings. The fitness center, also in the main building, features a variety of state-of-the-art equipment.

Baker’s Cay is exceedingly pet-friendly. We loved meeting a friendly Siberian husky named 'Maya.' She is as sweet and welcoming as the rest of the staff, and takes her role as the hotel’s ‘Director of Pet Relations’ quite seriously. She spends her days lounging around the property after checking in with guests.

Many hotels boast about their conservation and sustainability efforts, but Baker’s Cay implements those efforts on a whole new level. Water stations for refillable bottles are located throughout the property, and their complimentary sunblock contains natural ingredients safe for the sea. The staff wear either Tom's shoes, which donate a pair of shoes to a child in need for each purchase, or Rothy's, made from 100% recycled water bottles and other recycled materials. They have partnered with the Coral Reef Restoration Foundation, Everglades Alligator Farm and Dolphin Plus Marine Mammal Responder to educate guests and enjoy projects with children. Each room is equipped with lavish, locally sourced custom bathroom products.

Baker's Cay will accommodate an elopement, intimate ceremony on the beach, or more lavish affair in one of the picturesque ballrooms or on the grand lawn. The hotel has three ballrooms and several outdoor spaces totaling 25,000 square feet of available space for events. There is a space to fit every personality. Couples can create week-long festivities including a day spent hosting a grill-out by the pool, a shrimp boil on the beach, an onsite Aveda spa experience and much more! The event team offers services for weddings including wedding ceremonies, engagement parties and bridal showers. They provide event items such as aisle markers and runners, altars, arches, chairs, a dance floor, barware, a chocolate fountain, and more.

If you and your guests choose to travel by boat, there is a permanent dock with 21 slips available for overnight stays or day visits. Guest can also arrive by sea plane.

Baker's Cay is a timeless property with a modern appeal, enriching guests with the island's natural splendor and charm. Lush tropical groves and sophisticated touches and amenities curate an experience where one can find true, undiluted pleasures of an island setting. With exclusive access to one of the most secluded white sand beaches around, it’s a destination not to miss that will leave couples and their guests feeling restored and rejuvenated.

Sitting on the quiet end of the iconic Ocean Drive, The Betsy Hotel is one of Miami’s premier luxury boutique hotels. Through their love for arts and culture, they provide an elevated experience in all areas. They offer thoughtful amenities, 5-star service, curated culinary masterpieces and unique evening programs that are sure to wow your guests!

The luxury experience continues in each detailed room. From the marble bathrooms, walnut floors, and pieces from the owner’s private art collection, each member of your wedding party is sure to have an elegant and lavish experience.

The rooftop venue allows you and your guests to enjoy a 360-degree view of South Beach while being amazed by a hand designed Poetry Rail that honors wordsmiths from Langston Hughes to Mohammed Ali! The in-house chef creates an individualized masterpiece for each event, from gourmet fare to artisanal classics. The Betsy’s team of experts are sure to provide the high class service you seek when booking a destination wedding at a luxury boutique hotel!

Offering inspired event spaces on the Treasure Coast, the Marriott Hutchinson Island Beach Resort, Golf & Marina is a stunning wedding venue. Recharge at the hotel while you allow us to coordinate the details of your special day. Gather with friends and family to celebrate your wedding in Jensen Beach, Florida. This resort offers over 30,000 square feet of indoor, outdoor and beachfront venues for your wedding. Begin a weekend of festivities with a casual Tiki Bar reception, or go more formal in the Great Room. Plan a grand wedding gala in one of the elegant banquet halls, or dance under the stars on the beach. Delight your guests with customized cuisine for your wedding, designed to meet your theme and tastes. The Plantation Ballroom offers 4,908 square feet and accommodates 480 guests for wedding receptions or 300 for banquets, including a dance floor. Divisible into four sections for smaller receptions and enhanced by glass chandeliers and expansive ceilings that may be draped for dramatic effects. The Osprey Room features 1,360 square feet accommodates 130 guests for a wedding ceremony and 70 for a seated banquet, including a dance floor. It is a contemporary space with an adjacent wrap-around terrace venue is ideal for smaller, more intimate weddings on Hutchinson Island and can host 110-125 guests for an indoor/outdoor cocktail reception. Floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides offer spectacular views of the Intracoastal Waterway.

Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, just 45 minutes north of Palm Beach International Airport, the Marriott Hutchinson Island Beach Resort, Golf & Marina provides the perfect location for a memorable oceanfront wedding. Discover an ambience of casual elegance in a seaside setting that boasts miles of unspoiled beaches, as well as The Ocean Club, an 18-hole executive golf course. The warm, attentive service of the staff dedicated to making your day one filled with memories to last a lifetime will surely be appreciated.

You and your wedding guests will also love:

  • Easy access to the resort's 200 meticulously landscaped acres
  • 274 villa-style guest rooms featuring private balconies, luxurious bedding, high-tech amenities and stylish décor
  • Fun recreational water activities, including jet-skiing, boating, waterskiing and scuba diving
  • Indoor and outdoor event venues for picturesque ceremonies and elegant receptions.
  • Oversized guest rooms
  • 3 pools
  • 13 tennis courts
  • 77-slip marina
  • 18 holes of golf

Check out our feature on Bakers Cay in Virginia Bride magazine.

North Carolina

Enjoy modern industrial elegance downtown

This hotel was once the foundry that forged the steel for the Biltmore Estate. Located in a historical enclave known as "The Block", a five-minute walk from downtown Asheville shops, eateries, and entertainment with decor that blends the building's industrial roots and exposed brick walls with modern design.

You'll be transported to a world of refined relaxation, tried-and-true services, and old-world delights. From manicured grounds to scratch-made foods and libations, indulge in an Asheville experience that defines luxury.

The Foundry's attentive services and exclusive amenities are designed to delight. From luxury linens to curated cocktails, every detail is perfection. We are thrilled to offer a partnership with The Foundry, and an exclusive Ashley Rose experience to our clients.

South Carolina

A spectacular oceanfront resort located on Hilton Head Island

Enjoy the charm and warmth of one of the finest hotels in Hilton Head Island. Nestled along the coast with stunning views and lush landscapes, the award-winning Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is a premier destination for getaways and gatherings. Walk along the beach, or stroll through verdant, tropical gardens. Dine at one of the multiple restaurants, but not before wading into the zero-entry lagoon swimming pool. Pamper your body and senses with a trip to Arum Spa. Or venture outside to find some of the best activities on the island at your disposal from golf, tennis and kayaking to shopping, bike riding and exploring the natural wonders of Hilton Head.

Recognized among area resorts on the island and beyond, Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island knows how to cater to individuals, businesses and most notably weddings and events. The opportunities are endless with over 23,000 square feet of event space, 11 beautifully landscaped acres, and two ocean view spaces making the resort the perfect backdrop for any event.

Let us help you plan a stunning destination wedding on Hilton Head Island. Take advantage of the natural beauty of Hilton Head Island and say “I Do” surrounded by stunning ocean views in the Ocean View Pavilion or The Shipyard Beach Club. The perfect day and a lifetime of memories begin at Sonesta, where exceptional spaces and extraordinary offerings combine to create the perfect wedding venue.

The resort’s many dining outlets feature both indoor and outdoor seating as well as live music and a specialty seafood buffet each Friday with peel and eat shrimp, fresh oysters, steamed mussels and clams. Sit by the fire, and enjoy a true Lowcountry dining experience at Bayley’s Bar and Terrace or head right from the pool to Sweet Cane Bar and Grille for perfect poolside refreshments.

Virginia

Set on 340 acres nestled into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains amid Virginia's famed horse and wine country, Salamander Resort & Spa is an opulent and homelike destination. In keeping with the country estate design, all 168 rooms and suites are comfortably spacious and include an outdoor patio or balcony. The plush bedding is accented by the linens and throws that have been personally designed by Sheila C. Johnson, incorporating hints of the seasons and equestrian life. From classically inspired furnishings to personalized touches, no design detail is overlooked. The luxurious amenities in the guest rooms and suites offer comfortable charm, scenic views and the ultimate space for relaxation and escape.

Your wedding day is one you’ll remember forever. A day to celebrate as you begin your lives together. What is your vision? Equestrian elegance? Southern sophistication? Whatever your dream, Salamander Resort & Spa can provide a picturesque backdrop that brings your special day to life. Together, we will work with to make all your wedding day wishes come true. We’ll attend to the smallest detail because we know that’s where the magic happens. We have a dedicated team here at Salamander Resort & Spa, to help you through the wedding planning process and want to ensure your event reflects your personal tastes and vision. Our resort provides a one-of-a-kind setting for the perfect Virginian countryside wedding, offering several unique venues, farm-to-table cuisine and world-class service. A perfect destination wedding just outside Washington, D.C.

Whether you prefer casual or formal, understated or over the top, intimate and small or a gathering of many, Salamander Resort & Spa has a selection of indoor and outdoor settings so you may customize your celebration. Their exquisite venues include the Middleburg Ballroom, Equestrian Center, Stallion Barn, Grand Lawn, Culinary Garden, Library, and more.

Europe

No one can deny that saying "I do" in a castle is serious #goals, right from a fairytale dream. Our incredible team took a trip across the pond to explore England, from the stunning countryside to the vibrant streets of London to find the most breathtaking, luxurious wedding venues the country has to offer. Even if you weren’t born a princess or had the luck of scoring a real-life prince (cheers to you, Kate Middleton), you can still feel like a royalty on your wedding day with these extraordinary venues.

Check out our feature on English Venues in Virginia Bride magazine.

England

Leeds truly earns its name as the "loveliest castle in the world". It left us jaw-dropped from the moment we stepped on property. Its 500 acres include an idyllic castle surrounded by water and luscious gardens. In its 900 years, Leeds Castle has housed six of England’s queens, so it's truly a royal experience. The castle is prepared with full staff to host up to 200 guests, with in-house catering and florists, and even your very own Butler, to make your day seamless. Your guests can retire from the event into one of the 42 luxurious bedrooms or the onsite glamping experience that is one they will remember forever.

It’s no wonder this captivating property earned the title ‘Top Wedding Castle’ at the British Wedding Awards. Built in 1270, Hever was home to Anne Boleyn before she married the King. The property offers three locations for weddings, including the enchanting Italian Garden. The five-star accomodations had us waking up feeling like true royalty. We spent the day boating around the 38 acre lake, surrounded by swans, magical gardens and William Waldorf Astor’s fine collection of Italian sculptures. It was so dreamy, we had to pinch ourselves! To top it all off, fireworks can also be arranged as guests gather on the terrace of The Loggia to watch a spectacular display set to music as the perfect end to your royal wedding.

Nestled in the countryside, Seckford is a venue fit for a King and Queen! The majestic property will transport you into the Tudor age, complete with a magical lake, gardens and accommodations that will make you forget the rest of the world. The rich history throughout dates back to the 1530s. The staff at Seckford have a passion for making each wedding unique, and right out of a fairy tale. We spent the day being pampered at the award winning Seckford Spa, where we imagined every bride having pre-wedding pampering. And a trip to England is never complete without a proper afternoon tea. We were WOWed by the delicious flavors and high-quality, locally produced ingredients the professional chefs used to create a meal that would impress the toughest critic. Seckford has all aspects covered for a perfect wedding day.

Long known as the "wedding cake" hotel for its opulent and romantic spaces, London’s iconic St Ermin’s Hotel is a location as memorable as your special day. The lush, tree-lined courtyard garden transformed us out of the hustle and bustle of the surrounding city, and into a space of luxury. From the moment we stepped inside, the grandiose white marble reception area had us feeling like a princess. With regal accommodations and a staff that will meet your every wish, a wedding at St. Ermin’s will ensure the royal treatment for you and your guests. The stunning Crystal Ballroom, originally designed by famous theatre designer J.P. Briggs, is a listed masterpiece and one of the most romantic and eye-catching backdrops in London with white rococo plasterwork, evocative curving balustrades and sensational chandeliers.

This quintessentially British property boasts iconic views of the city. As our first stop after a long flight, the County Hall Hotel transformed us into a proper British setting, and did not disappoint with lavish accommodations that brought the city highlights right to our window. The incredible riverside location offers views of Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament for a truly compelling experience. The property was built over 100 years ago to house London’s government and now features beautifully restored parquet flooring, elegantly high ceilings, ornate cornicing, original sash windows, and oak panelling that tell one story: that of distinguished heritage as a place where great minds met. It is a seamless blend of historic charm and thoughtful, modern convenience that sets London Marriott Hotel County Hall apart, both as a hotel and an event destination.