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I got an email from Gabriela confirming that the price of the Strawberry Passion package is indeed 3080$ USD. She said she's gotten a lot of questions about this; she thinks the confusion came from the fact that if you get the Strawberry package and want a catholic ceremony, then yes it is more than 3080$... so no price hike for now, ladies!!

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Great to know! Thanks for sharing!

 

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I got an email from Gabriela confirming that the price of the Strawberry Passion package is indeed 3080$ USD. She said she's gotten a lot of questions about this; she thinks the confusion came from the fact that if you get the Strawberry package and want a catholic ceremony, then yes it is more than 3080$... so no price hike for now, ladies!!

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Hi
Thank you for answering all my questions. The french restaurant is so nice. We are having over 60 people and we wanted dancing so that want an option. The private catamaran will be so nice.
We want to confirm the spoy on top of hill looking over the ocean for our ceremony, its a hard sand area, in front of the palace.
We are also using a damask type theme brown and pool color:)
We are thinking about an open air restaurant for the reception but I am having a hard time getting pictures. If you have any that would be great.
Maybe we could coordinate and hire (makeup artist from the area) maybe hell give us a discount if we book two wedding parties through him? What is his contact information I can contact him. My email is nsschacht@gmail.com, can you forword me any pictures you have.
Thank you and it was nice talking with you.
Nichole
Hi Nichole:
I'm sending over the pics I have and the contact information for Adrian. That would be great if he could give us a special deal for having 2 brides that day. For what I've priced around this area, his cost for the makeup plus lashes was a little cheaper than what I could get here. I'll send over the price information he gave me as well. He was really nice and responded quickly! Happy planning and please let me know if I can help in any way:)

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Hi there! For now, we reserved the French Restaurant for our reception, Victoria said it will not be totally private, but we aren't terribly concerned about that. We aren't planning on a huge DJ type reception so that was fine for us to have a nice dinner with all our guests for the time allowed. If we want to dance we'll go to the nightclub at the resort that night. It's kind of a cheesy place but it was fun the last time we were there :)We are planning on a private catamaran sail the next day with guests so that will be more of our party/nontraditional reception. If we change our minds and use the banquet room for a reception (we are going with the Mint package as we didn't want to be outside for dinner) then we will use the Ipod for music. I do have examples of flowers for bouquets but nothing on centerpieces, send me your email and I'll forward them to youcheers.gif
We are having the ceremony at the Gazebo and I'm using a black and ivory floral-damask type print as the base color for my wedding and accenting with lime green, watermelon and a purply-magenta type color. If you've looked at Wedding Paper Divas, the Brilliant Blooms invitation is the one we chose and is the color scheme for the wedding. (One of the reasons we chose the French Restaurant, because the decor is our wedding theme/colors!!! )
I originally wanted to go with the mint breeze package but when I emailed Xhail about using the French Restaurant because I liked the decor more and didn't want a drab banquet room, she told me I would have to upgrade to strawberry passion in order to get the restaurant. How were you able to keep that package and get the restaurant? If this is the case I think I need to try to negotiate it.

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I originally wanted to go with the mint breeze package but when I emailed Xhail about using the French Restaurant because I liked the decor more and didn't want a drab banquet room, she told me I would have to upgrade to strawberry passion in order to get the restaurant. How were you able to keep that package and get the restaurant? If this is the case I think I need to try to negotiate it.
Not sure reallyhuh.gif Victoria never mentioned having to upgrade the package. It may be related to the fact that we will not have the restaurant for the entire 3 hours and she said it will not be entirely private...

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Not sure reallyhuh.gif Victoria never mentioned having to upgrade the package. It may be related to the fact that we will not have the restaurant for the entire 3 hours and she said it will not be entirely private...

I think that's your answer there!

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Hi everyone :)

I'm new on here :)

If anyone has any pics/info on packages, flower, restaurant, make up etc etc etc please email me :) Lana.Maximova@gmail.com

I'm getting married on Jan 19th, 2010 and have nothing picked yet...eeeek

Any help is GREATLY appreciated :)

 

Thanks!!!!

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Hi Lana,

 

Welcome to the forum. While I know that some might have a few pictures, I believe that the wedding coordinators at the hotel have a huge book of flower options for you, which you would pick when you get there, along with other details. I think if you go back a few pages there are packages for 2010. Happy planning! :)

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