Located in Middleburg, Virginia, Salamander Resort and Spa has all the rustic charm of a remote country escape, but with a convenient proximity to Washington, D.C. From indulgent treatments at the resort’s spa, to spending time with the gorgeous resident horses, there’s a wealth of activities to suit any visitor’s preferences. Treat your wedding guests to a countryside getaway filled with rustic luxury while also celebrating your nuptials. Lindsay Forseth, Director of Weddings & Special Events at Salamander Resort, shares a few more details about hosting a wedding at this sprawling, picturesque property.

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GO: If you had to describe Salamander Resort and Spa in three words, what would they be?
A: Luxury, Destination, Iconic

GO: How far in advance does a couple need to reserve a wedding date?
A: One year.

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GO: Are onsite wedding planners available for the wedding process?
A: We provide on-site venue coordination, though we do recommend a wedding planner as well.

GO: Are accommodations and buyouts available? What is the capacity limit?
A: Yes to both! We have 168 guestrooms. Capacity for weddings is 300 guests.

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GO: What spaces are available for ceremonies and receptions?
A: Grand Lawn, Middleburg Lawn, Culinary Garden, Equestrian Center, Middleburg Terrace, Middleburg Ballroom.

GO: What are some of the amenities, incentives and activities that Salamander Resort offers a couple?
A: Overnight suite the night of their wedding; overnight stay on their first anniversary.

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GO: Food is such an important element at a wedding. Tell us about your menu customization options.
A: Our culinary team is happy to fully customize the wedding menu to suit the couple's vision.

GO: What does Salamander Resort and Spa offer couples and their guests that set you apart?
A: Car service within a 5-mile radius of the resort; and amazing on-site activities such as the spa, zip-lining, equestrian, axe throwing, falconry, etc.

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