While I was at Dreams getting married there was one bride that had her wedding at Caribe Beach (out of maybe 10 or so). I believe she chose Caribe because she wanted a beach reception, but she had a lot of guests and wouldn't fit on Himitsu beach. Caribe beach is a BIG beach...there is a lot of sand between the Tower builing and the water. To be able to run electricity, the reception was held closer to the Tower, so not near the water. There was one night we ate dinner at the restaurant off of Caribe beach (Seaside Grill - which is very good) and the wind was howling (as it was all over the resort), but all other nights it was nice and breezy like the rest of the resort.
The big PRO for Caribe beach is that you will get a bit more privacy for your reception. At worst other guests will be able to look down on the reception from the balconies of their Tower rooms, and they could walk by (maybe 50 ft away) and look. With Himitsu beach the guests eating on the patio part of Himitsu restaurant have a front row seat to your reception. Let's just say there were people on the patio doing the YMCA arm dance during my reception. We went with it and even invited them down to the dance floor to join in...
The CON for Caribe beach setup is that it is far from the water (I know you are thinking "how far can it really be, it is a beach?"), so you will have the sand element for the reception but no opportunity to dip your feet in the water or anything. Himitsu beach is much smaller so you definitely get both the sand and water.
I really do think you will be happy with Caribe Beach option....it will just have a bit of a different vibe.
Originally Posted by michellegirl
Did anyone have their Reception on Caribe Beach? If so, what was your experience? Did it work out OK or was it too windy, etc.? Haven't heard much about Caribe Beach and am getting worried now....
Thanks so much! You ladies are the BEST!!!