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Hill Country Weddings at La Cantera

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Venue: La Cantera Resort & Spa (Photo Courtesy Of La Cantera)
Hill Country weddings at La Cantera Resort & Spa have everything you want in a destination wedding (relaxation, gorgeous views, activities aplenty, accommodations for all your loved ones, picturesque outdoor areas, well-appointed indoor spaces, top-tier catering and service staff), at a destination a short three hours’ drive from Houston.

La Cantera is also one of the most versatile Hill Country wedding venues there is, with plenty of spots of intimate rustic-elegant weddings, as well as space for 750+ revelers, if that’s your thing! Here’s what we love about this romantic San Antonio resort:

The Grand Ballroom – With 17,000 square feet of celebration space that includes sweeping golf course views and an outdoor terrace, this is the spot for big, beautiful weddings at La Cantera.

The Outdoor Spaces – From the hidden-garden charm of Emily’s Rose Courtyard, to the cozy fireplace and private bar of the Primero Terrace, to the lush, green spread of the 6,000-square-foot Esparza Lawn, La Cantera has plenty of spots to celebrate your “I do’s” with the lovely Hill Country landscape as your backdrop.

The Spa – A secluded sanctuary set upon one of the highest points in the Texas Hill Country, La Cantera’s Loma de Vida Spa offers everything from massage to signature body treatments and facials, plus hair styling services, luxury mani-pedis and more.

The Tons & Tons Of Stuff To Do – Whether your wedding group is into golf, swimming, tennis, nature-exploration or luxuriating poolside in a private cabana, you’ll find all of these activities at La Cantera (plus a daily Kids’ Camp for the little ones), without ever leaving the resort grounds! Want to explore historic San Antonio with your Hill Country destination wedding guests? Talk to your La Cantera wedding expert about planning a jaunt to the nearby San Antonio Riverwalk, the San Antonio Zoo or the historic Alamo.

Find out more about La Cantera Resort & Spa, and schedule your visit today, to tour this easygoing site for everything-included Hill Country weddings, engagements, bachelorette weekends and pre-wedding getaways!

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Venue: La Cantera Resort & Spa | Photo: Niles Harrison

At Home Spa Registry Gifts

There’s nothing like taking time out for relaxation and decompression, especially after the stress of a wedding and the planning that goes into it. A few items you’ll want to be sure to include in your bridal gift registry are essentials for at-home spa treatments and a luxurious spa environment in your newlywed nest…every single day. And don’t forget: spa registry gifts aren’t just for brides! Spa items make great bridesmaids’ gifts and groom’s gifts, too. After all, everyone loves to be indulged! Check out our editor’s picks for 5 spa registry gifts that’ll make you say…ahhhh.

1.Essentials Coconut Milk Mango Diffuser

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Photo: Macy’s

Aromatherapy can help ease your stress, almost immediately. Add a luxury scent diffuser or designer scented candle collection to your wedding gift registry, and enjoy the therapeutic effect daily, in your newlywed home. Click here to read the rest of this post »

BIG GIVEAWAY: Buy I Do! At ZaZa Tickets and Win an Amazing Hotel ZaZa Weekend Romance + Dining + Spa Package!

BIG GIVEAWAY: Buy I Do! At ZaZa Tickets and Win an Amazing Hotel ZaZa Weekend Romance + Dining + Spa Package!

Photo: Hotel ZaZa

If you only attend one bridal show while planning your perfect wedding, this is the one: The I Do! Bridal Soiree at Hotel ZaZa is not just Houston’s only true all-VIP wedding showcase, it’s also a destination, a flight of fantasy…and one heck of a party.

And if you’ve been waiting to buy your very reasonably priced $25 all-inclusive ticket (fine food, cocktails, entertainment, tablescapes, cakes, one-on-one convos with top vendors, door prizes, giveaways and a killer swag bag for each and every bride), now is the time. Not only are tickets destined to run out very soon, but one lucky Houston bride-to-be who purchases her I Do! @ ZaZa tickets by 11:59 p.m. this Sunday will win herself a totally freakin’ fabulous Hotel ZaZa Weekend Romance + Spa + Dining package that includes:

  • One weekend night in a legendary Hotel ZaZa “Magnificent Seven” Suite (based on availability)
  • Dinner for 2 at Hotel ZaZa’s acclaimed Monarch restaurant
  • $300 ZaSpa credit good for use during prize stay
  • Breakfast for 2 in bed

Remember, tickets are strictly limited for our most intimate and cutting-edge bridal showcase of the year, and are selling very fast. Once they’re gone, they’re gone. If you’re planning a 2014 or 2015 wedding and could use a little R&R—by which we mean romance and rejuvenation, natch—we strongly suggest you snag your I Do! @ ZaZa tickets NOW.

Winner will be notified on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

Good luck…and see you at I Do!