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How did I miss the pics the first time around? Those are awesome pics of the MP! I am getting so excited! Thanks for posting those! Have you made your final decision yet?

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Loved the review, thank you soo much, it really helped out! A few questions...how far is Moon Palace from the rest of Cancun hotel zone and what is the best way to get there?

 

Is there really No beach at JW Marriott or the CasaMagna Marriott? B/c if not their website is kind of deceiving! sad.gif

 

And...did you pick a location?!

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Great pictures, they have helped so much! Especially since Dreams isn't available for next April 2009, it's already all booked on weekends! So all those hotels were great options, especially Le Meridien, the terrace looks awesome, I am concerned about how expensive it might though.

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Great pictures, they have helped so much! Especially since Dreams isn't available for next April 2009, it's already all booked on weekends! So all those hotels were great options, especially Le Meridien, the terrace looks awesome, I am concerned about how expensive it might though.
My wedding will be at Le Meridien.. it can get a little costly. They don't offer packages so basically it's like having a wedding in the states.

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I do have to say that Clara at Le Meridien was just adorable and I think I would trust her with anything. She was really wonderful and one of the only WCs who followed up with me after our visit. She was very organized, wonderful to work with, and just has a great attitude. And their wedding locations are BEAUTIFUL!!!!

 

Moon Palace is a ways from the hotel zone. We rented a car for the weekend, so that's how we got there. I'd say it took us maybe 15 minutes to get there from the hotel zone? I'm not the best with directions, so I'm not sure. I'm sure your guests could take a cab there, but it would probably be a bit more expensive than going to the hotel zone. LOTS of people get married there though, so it can't be hard to get to!

 

From what I understand, JW and Casa Magna just lost their beach in last year's hurricane season. I'd say ALL of the hotels have a smaller beach than what appears on their websites. All of them lost some beach last year, but unfortunately, some of them lost all of it. It also depends on the time of year...when the earth tilts, the tide changes, and can show more beach. (I think that's how it works - I'm not a scientist. :) ) But yes, when we were there, the waves were literally crashing right into the hotel walls. All of them mentioned that they were hoping the tides would shift and they'd get more of their beach back. A lot of times, hotels will bring in sand to rebuild as well.

 

We chose the Hilton and we are so excited!!!!

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Football season not importanthuh.gif? This was the first thing I had to consider before planning a wedding!!! LOL!
:) I know!! LOL

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But yes, when we were there, the waves were literally crashing right into the hotel walls.
This is what freaked me out during my site visit.. I said to the WC at this one hotel,"OMG!! Where's your beach?!" He goes,"Under that water..somewhere."

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This is what freaked me out during my site visit.. I said to the WC at this one hotel,"OMG!! Where's your beach?!" He goes,"Under that water..somewhere."
LOL!

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I would also love to see the attachment but unfortunatly I do not have enough points yet. I'm currently searching for a destination for my wedding and this review would be really helpful. If someone could please send the attachment to me I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you in advance, my email is chachi1877@hotmail.com

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