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Miami Beach Weddings: PLANNING AN ELEGANT ECO WEDDING

Undoubtedly one of the most popular oceanfront destinations for Miami Beach weddings and special occasions, The Palms Hotel & Spa embraces and values environmental consciousness; it’s a philosophy implemented throughout the entire property. From the moment you and your guests arrive, you will encounter a uniquely natural setting that fuses earthy elegance, exceptional service and tropical sophistication.

A simple, yet effective way to ‘green’ your wedding, is hosting the ceremony and reception in the same place cutting down on excess transportation and air pollution. Another approach to a greener wedding is smart food and drinks. From the wedding cake to the wine, The Palms’ offers clients customized menu options featuring natural and pure culinary, wine, and spirit choices.  Focusing on a wholesome approach to gourmet cuisine, menu items are skillfully crafted by our expert chefs with an emphasis on high quality local, organic, sustainable, and seasonal ingredients carefully selected to be good for the body and the environment.

Ambiance and décor also play a role when planning an eco-savvy celebration by choosing a venue that reflects yo

ur values. The hotel’s serene tropical beachfront surroundings are the perfect backdrop for a truly green wedding featuring lush gardens, a variety of palms, tropical flowering plants including crinum lilies, jasmine, bromeliads, bougainvillea, hibiscus, exotic orchids and orange birds of paradise. Celebrate the hotel’s natural beauty, by using potted orchids or organic flowers as centerpieces and décor. Use flora that is in season and grown locally to avoid long-distance shipping. Natural lighting is also something to consider when selecting a venue.

An independently owned hotel, The Palms  is a luxurious destination where complete wellness and environmental awareness are at the center of each guest experience. The hotel is Florida Green Lodging certified and has been awarded the Sustainable South Florida Awards in Green practices in 2011. The AAA 4-Diamond property is also a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Epoque Hotels. 

For further information on Miami Beach weddings at The Palms, please contact 305.534.0505, email catering@thepalmshotel.com or visit www.thepalmshotel.com.

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