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Mexico here we come...Site Visits June 2-6th

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#11 sodak1987

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    Posted 02 June 2008 - 12:47 AM

    I just returned from 5 days in Mexcio completing "site inspections". We stayed at Azul Beach for 2 nights. I loved the hotel however decided against it for my wedding for the following reasons.

    1) not ideal for both kids and party minded guests. The main pool area (which is small) has a swim up bar and water basketball. Of course kids naturally grativate toward the hoop and ended up being right in your face as the pool is small and you have nowhere else to go. One kid almost knocked me off the "water bar stool". I plan on having my niece and nephews at my wedding and don't want to crowd everyone in one pool. The other two pools are also small (one is 2 ft deep and the other 3 ft deep).

    2) Wedding location is too accessible to other guests. I watched a wedding while there on the beach in the gazebo(?). Although the setting was beautiful, there were about 15 people (nonguests of the wedding) not more than 15 ft away standing around in their swimsuits gawking at them during their ceremony.

    I would consider the Azul Beach if I had a small, adult only wedding or for a honeymoon. Let me know if you want me to email pics.

    #12 KLC77

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      Posted 07 June 2008 - 12:47 AM

      milejilo- I'm counting the minutes until you return and post! lol Hope you had a great time. I'll be away this weekend. Maybe when I return you will have pics up. Yay! Something to look forward to... :)

      Our Awesome Wedding Pics: http://www.delsolpho...ings/kelly&ron/

      #13 ericaandsy

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        Posted 07 June 2008 - 03:56 PM

        Cant wait to hear about your visit!!

        #14 Jen_S

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          Posted 07 June 2008 - 05:43 PM

          Oh lucky you! Wow you will be busy have fun!
          Our Honeymoon In Ireland!!

          #15 EmmaB

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            Posted 07 June 2008 - 06:53 PM

            Hey there! hope you have a great time on your site visits!!!

            i am getting married at the Grand Riviera Princess in November and would love to hear about the resort and see any pics!

            #16 DJsbride

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              Posted 09 June 2008 - 12:33 PM

              Thanks for the info. My wedding is at Azul Beach in November. We're having about 40 guests, what do you think about the wave lounge for a cocktail hour and the terrace for the reception?

              #17 sodak1987

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                Posted 10 June 2008 - 09:09 PM

                There were several wedding parties staying at Azul Beach when I was there. The hotel staff said they were doing a wedding each day for the next 5 consecutive days. We witnessed a cocktail party at the wave lounge one night. I thought it was a nice setting but remember that the wave lounge is not big. They used the covered area for the dance floor and most of the seating was on the grass or patio area but most people were either dancing or standing. We also witnessed a reception in the terrace area next to the buffet. I thought it was a nice location and everyone in the wedding party seemed really content.

                #18 DJsbride

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                  Posted 11 June 2008 - 10:11 AM

                  Thank you so much :)

                  I'm really excited!

                  #19 blondie

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                    Posted 11 June 2008 - 10:07 PM

                    where was that beautiful picture taken?

                    #20 mtomas5555

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                      Posted 12 June 2008 - 09:12 AM

                      Are you out there?? LOL!!!
                      Can't wait to hear about the Moon Palace and see pics!!
                      Hope your trip went well!!


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