Chalet Suzanne Country Inn, Lake Wales. This is a popular
choice for bridesmaids' luncheons, rehearsal dinners, weddings and
honeymoons. A wedding consultant is available.
CYPRESS GARDENS -- Polk County offers elegant wedding and reception
sites for every taste and budget, according to the Central Florida
Visitors & Convention Bureau.
Agents with wedding groups, therefore, should consider the area.
Some of the bureau's recommendations follow.
The 30-room inn offers a one-night honeymoon package (the room
portion is commissionable) for $349 per couple, covering a
celebration category room, breakfast and a $150 dining credit. Tax
is additional.Cypress Gardens. The ceremony can be held among more than 8,000
varieties of blooming plants.
There are many commissionable hotels near Cypress Gardens such
as the 738-room Grenelefe Golf & Tennis Resort near Haines
City. There, Eugina Glass, conference service manager, handles
Grenelefe offers three golf packages, which might be suitable
for a honeymoon. The most elaborate is the one-night Mulligan's
Platform, priced at $255 per couple, Jan. 1 to 20, and $205 per
couple, Jan. 21 to April 16. Agents earn 10% pay on the room
Included are a fairway villa; unlimited golf (tee times can be
reserved 90 days in advance); unlimited practice; golf bag storage;
golf club and shoe cleaning; all meals; a welcome cocktail and
gift; preferred seating in food and beverage outlets, and all
related taxes and tips.The Lakeland Terrace Hotel, which opened in 1924. Public rooms
can handle groups of up to 110, and guest rooms retain the hotel's
original style but offer modern conveniences.
Dan Pimpo, the concierge, can arrange for chocolate-covered
strawberries, champagne or special room decor.
The Central Florida VCB can provide a free copy of its Wedding
Chalet Suzanne Country Inn
Phone: (800) 433-6011
Grenelefe Golf Resort
Phone: (800) 237-9549
Phone: (863) 688-0800
Central Florida VCB
Phone: (800) 828-7655