The new Dreams Tulum thread! (Post all DT Qs&As here)
Posted 03 November 2012 - 04:46 PM
Posted 04 November 2012 - 06:45 AM
Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:31 PM
We used a external hair and makeup team Norma Zurama PM Mac I would recommend her to absolutely anyone!!! she did my makeup my bridesmaid and my MOH and we all looked amazing. She asked me what look I wanted and I told her just make my eyes pop and make it look sexy and I loved my makeup, it was actually one of the best experiences we had. She brought a hairstylist with her and he also did a fantastic job on all our hair. I used extensions (for the first time ever, I was pretty nervous) showed him 2 pictures and he did such an amazing job with my hair. It lasted nearly all night. They came to the resort at 10, waited for us for half an hour (I thought they were coming at 1030) and they did our hair/makeup in my room....make sure you crank up the AC ha ha
We had our reception by the seaside grill on the beach, close to where they have the beach ceremony and it was perfect. It gave us a beautiful view of the beach and ocean and enough privacy to make it feel intimate. I dont have pictures yet, we are waiting for pictures from our photographers and our guests (we didnt use our camera that day) once I get them I will post them.
The dinner was great! We had the italian salad, fillet mignon steak with shrimp and mashed potatos and chocolate cake for dessert and everything was delicious. I love me some steak and I was tempted to ask for another one it was so good. Our cake was a vanilla cake with chocolate filling, it was good but it didnt blow my mind.
I turned into a lazy beach bumn the second we got there so I didnt participate in all the excursions everyone else did but I did go to the Tulum ruins which are incredible and we went snorkeling in Los Dios cenote which was alot of fun. I also snorkeled near the beach and went kayaking (we saw some sting rays and a manta ray) Our guest's also went shopping into playa del carmen twice, deep sea fishing, explorer land....least I think it was called that and they went to Chichen Itza. Everyone said they had a great time at the resort and the excursions and I think anything you plan on doing will ultimately be enjoyable....one thing we wanted to do was take a tour bus into coco bongo and do the party pub crawl but by the end the resorts entertainment team was so much fun we decided not to.
Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:35 PM
This is not our wedding pictures, its from DREAMS TULUM 2012 thread however it shows the same location where we had our reception. We had the head table (rectangle), DJ table (rectangle) , dessert/guest book table (rectangle) and 3 tables for our guests (round) in there with the dance floor in the middle.
Once we get our own pictures I will be sure to post them
Posted 04 November 2012 - 04:04 PM
Posted 04 November 2012 - 04:10 PM
Posted 04 November 2012 - 05:45 PM
Wow! You look stunning and it sounds like you had an amazing time! Congrats!! I'm leaving in 2 weeks and you're review is making it even more exciting.
For anyone interested in the excursions, I emailed one of the AMSTAR reps at the resort and he emailed me an attachment with all the available tours. I then emailed that to all my guests to help them to plan their week. I'd like to do 1-2 of them if I get a chance!
Posted 04 November 2012 - 05:52 PM
Attached are the AMSTAR tours available at the resort.
They don't tell you the cost on the attachment but the average is 120 usd (80 thru 159). Most of them are not available Sundays. I asked about a few of them and below is the response I got:
jungle tour. Daily but Sundays pick up 9:05am. the activity is at cancun lagoon starts at 12:00 finish 2:30pm so you will be back to the resort by 4pm. 65usd per person 10usd transfers and 6 usd tax. the tax must be paid cash at the pier. Columbus dinner cruise. Daily pick up 2:00pm. the activity starts at 5:00pm finish at 8:00pm is the sunset. 89usd per person 10 usd transfer and 6usd tax. the tax must be paid cash at the pier. xel ha. Daily but sundays pick up 8:30am. starts at 9:00am finish 4:30pm, back to the resort 5:00pm. 119usd per person all inclusive. any of the three tours will be a 10% off when booked in group. we can charter a catamaran at 96usd all inclusive, with at least 30 pax. The marina is 30 minutes from the resort we will be sailing 4hrs, lunch is lobter or steak, open bar on board and snorkel gear. pick up 2:00pm and the activity from 3pm to 7pm be back by 8pm.
Posted 05 November 2012 - 10:40 AM
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