The Cliff House Resort & Spa Offers Tips for Planning a Destination Wedding in Maine

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From ocean views to lobster cruises, The Cliff House Resort & Spa has been helping couples plan exceptional weddings In Maine for more than 140 years.

Maine nature-inspired weddings

Maine's rocky coast is a beautiful natural backdrop for weddings.

The Cliff House Resort & Spa offers a stunning oceanfront setting for a Maine destination wedding.

Engagement season is here and The Cliff House Resort & Spa offers these tips for planning the perfect Maine destination wedding:

1. Find the Perfect Location.
Select a venue that offers an enchanting backdrop for the event. Many Maine wedding destinations offer beautiful views of the rocky coastline. The Cliff House makes the most of its dramatic cliff-top location with wide open ocean views from guest rooms, outdoor terraces and banquet rooms. All provide beautiful options for every aspect of the wedding from the rehearsal dinner to ceremony and reception.

2. Choose Quality Food.
An exceptional dining experience makes for a memorable event. Look for dining options that offer a unique twist on a classic dish and are artfully prepared. Known for its locally sourced cuisine, The Cliff House Resort offers an intriguing menu for couples to choose from, with dishes like Gorgonzola Encrusted Beef Tenderloin and Roasted Vegetable Napoleon.

3. Give the Gift of Pampering.
With destination weddings it's wonderful to include time and space for pampering. At The Cliff House wedding parties and guests often indulge in mani/pedis and massages at the Condé Nast-rated spa. Signature treatments use soothing indigenous ingredients like blueberries, sea roses, and warm sea stones to enhance the Maine experience.

4. Plan Activities for Out of Town Guests.
Out of town guests will have time to enjoy the travel destination at times when the wedding party is unavailable. Suggest a variety of nearby activities guests can enjoy. In Maine the beach region is full of great shopping, scenic golf, sea kayaking, quaint fishing villages, lobster cruises and sandy beaches.

The Cliff House is just an hour north of Boston, and easily accessible from major metropolitan centers in the Northeast. It’s a short drive from Boston’s Logan International Airport and Portland, Maine’s International Jetport. To learn more or to view the Cliff House wedding video, visit or call (207)361-1000.


The Cliff House Resort & Spa, located on 70 oceanfront acres in southern Maine, offers premier guest services, fine dining, a world-class spa and conference facilities. Owned and operated by the Weare Family since 1872, the resort is celebrating its 140th season in 2012. More information can be found at, on Facebook or by calling (207) 361-1000. Media inquiries should be directed to Jessica Gilman at Vreeland Marketing & Design: jgilman(at)vreeland(dot)com or (207) 846-3714.

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