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  1. Signature drinks are free as long as they include the liquor they already have at the resort.
  2. Quote: Originally Posted by jmac So turns out the bamboo room is inside only - and this terrace is a completely separate location (yet somewhat attached). I am not able to have my reception outside there... apparently its not available. Im bummed - this is what happens when you have no idea what you are booking! I didnt specify the terrace, I said Bamboo room - yet I thought the terrace being attached was the same thing. Not so... so now I have to find a new location for my reception. Has anyone used Castaways? Pilar sent me some pics - it looks ok - but still quite a large roo
  3. Quote: Originally Posted by jmac Hi Ladies Just out of curiosity - can someone tell me what the 'festival terrace' is? I am getting married at the Pergola, and have the cocktail at the blue bar (its underneath right?) and then I thought I booked the terrace or bamboo room for the reception. I can't remember - but I wanted to be outside. I thought the terrace was outside of the bamboo room? Or how does this work? Thanks! The Festival Terrace is outside (with roof if I remember correctly) the Bamboo room and right next to both the Pergola and the Blue Beach Bar.
  4. Quote: Originally Posted by melissa80 Hey Everybody! My wedding is planned for December 5th at NOW Jade. My invites are sent out and the RSVPs are due back by September 1st. My color is aqua and that is probably the only detail I have. I have looked through the NOW wedding book several times and read through this entire thread. WOW...so many great ideas! I do have a few questions that I thought I would post on here. Any other suggestions or advice would be very much appreciated! How much is the buffet per person ( I didnt even know this was a option) For people who didnt
  5. We used the Bamboo Room for our reception and there were only 15-17 of us. It felt a little empty, only because we didn't have a dance floor/dancing. I loved the privacy though, and happy we stuck with it.
  6. I think she is telling you that because of the time of the sunset at that time of year. Click on this link to see the sunrise and sunset on your date: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/astronomy.html?n=923&month=11&year=2011&obj=sun&afl=-11&day=1
  7. Quote: Originally Posted by saraandjon I'm leaving for Mexico in 5 days, and I'm feeling very nervous this morning. I feel like half of the stuff that Ana and I have talked about and agreed upon she has forgotten about and we have regressed to 6 months ago! I'm trying not to worry and hoping we can get it all figured out when we get to Mexico! Don't worry! I promise you she has everything under control and whatever is still confusing you will fix when you arrive. When I got my contract a few days before we were leaving a bunch of stuff was wrong on there. Locations that had be
  8. Nicola, Pics are beautiful! I know how you feel, I just want to go back too!! We are going back next year for our anniversary, we got a couple of nights free included in our wedding package so we just have to use those
  9. Quote: Originally Posted by Kara80 Hi Ladies- Does anyone have any money saving tips or advise when it comes to using the resort photographer? I'm going with the middle wedding package. It includes one hour of photo time. Each additional hour is $99. I'm trying to decide if I want to pay the extra time? I do want a CD of pictuers so that I can make my own wedding album and video when I get back. Any advise for previous brides is helpful! I was considering adding an extra hour but ended up not to. We had the middle package too (Eternity). He came to my room about 1
  10. We used the resort photographer and could not have been happier! They were great! It turned out a lot cheaper for us than using an outside vendor. Here is their website: http://www.adventurephotosmx.com/ They have an office at the resort so you can meet with them before the wedding if you want to and discuss any special requests etc.
  11. The "dance club" aka Sports Bar, Scores, was open every night when we were there April 27 - May 4. We did the same thing, no traditional reception with first dance and all that, just dinner (with music playing from our ipod) and then went to the Lobby bar (my favorite) and the Sports Bar. Sounds like a good time line to me. I would just check the sunset to make sure you're getting enough light for pics and that it is not too hot during the ceremony. I too found it easier to negotiate trades and prices on the phone or while at the resort. Our ceremony started at 5:30 and the sun
  12. Quote: Originally Posted by Nicyx Love your planning thread Michelle :-) HELLLLLLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!! Well Im back and im now an "old" married!!!! Will get pix up ASAP absolutly knackered, we were delayed in Mexico (not a huge shame) for 5 hours, been up for 29.5 hours now and just catching up on here!!! Will also try and get my review done at some point in the next few days :-) We have our AHR on sat so will be busy planning that when i have got my head together after a good nights sleep!! Congrats Nicola!! Question, is the expression "an o
  13. Quote: Originally Posted by lesa860 Congratulations Erin!!!! Can you post some pictures? Did you feel the private bar was necessary? I'm debating if this is something we can cut out. Thanks. We were only 15 guests + us but for us the private bar would have been over kill. We never had to wait for drinks/wine during the reception, our glasses were always full.
  14. Quote: Originally Posted by SKing24 I'm back!! After 2 wonderful weeks at the NOW Jade. I have over 700 pics and everything went perfect! We had 56 guests, had the ceremony on the beach, cocktail hour at the beach bar, and reception in the bamboo room with a private bar set-up. We didnt use any outside vendors, just everything through the package...and everyone was great. For some reason, no one likes talking about tips, but we tipped Pilar $100 the day after the wedding. If everything wasnt so great, we may have given less. Let me know what questions you have!
  15. Sanna, I have sent your a private message Our wedding was wonderful, I wouldn't have changed a thing!! You will be so happy with Now Jade! As I said in my message, please feel free to ask me tons of questions!
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