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#491 ChristinaP

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    Posted 25 January 2010 - 10:33 PM

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    What are the 2 options for the private receptions? Does anyone have photos?
    The two options are El Gran Azul and La Laguna for a private reception. There are some pics. way back in the thread, and I do have some on mhy work computer that Rocio sent me. Both are similar from speaking to past brides and from what I can remembert myself. They both are open to the pool/lagoon, but they are on different sections of the resort. We booked the one that is closest to where we and all our guests will be staying.
    If you are still interested, I can send you pics. via e-mail. Let me know here, or PM me and I will find the pics for you.

    #492 ChristinaP

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      Posted 25 January 2010 - 10:34 PM

      PS- Tamara...any pics yet? Am dying to see yours!

      #493 angelam26

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        Posted 29 January 2010 - 12:08 AM

        Does anyone know if the resort has a projector and screen so we can do a photo slideshow? We have booked a private reception in the grand azul. I've been waiting from my response from Rocio for a few weeks now, so I thought I would check here!

        Thanks :)

        #494 mexicanwedding

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          Posted 29 January 2010 - 02:29 PM

          Hi,

          I am planning to get married at the gran palladium and I'd appreciate any information, good or bad reviews about your wedding there, did you have any bad moments with the planning there? I'd also love to hear about the venues you chose. I'm having a 80-100 guests wedding so dont know what to chose. Do you have pictures of the setting? Thanks a lot!

          #495 ChristinaP

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            Posted 29 January 2010 - 02:44 PM

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            Hi,

            I am planning to get married at the gran palladium and I'd appreciate any information, good or bad reviews about your wedding there, did you have any bad moments with the planning there? I'd also love to hear about the venues you chose. I'm having a 80-100 guests wedding so dont know what to chose. Do you have pictures of the setting? Thanks a lot!
            Welcome to the forum.
            There are only two areas for a private reception, but you would have to check with the wedding corrdinators on site to see if they can accomodate that many people with a private reception. Both venues are the same (from what I've heard) they are just on different sections of the resort.
            As for pictures of the ceremony sites, a great source of info. is the palladium addicts site (Palladium Addict | Palladium Addict | The Original Fan Site of the Grand Palladium Resorts, Hotels & Spas) they have pictures on there as well as tonnes of wedding info.
            Scroll through this thread (or use your search function) to find other great info.There are also brides that have posted on this thread about their experiences (one pretty recent- so check those posts out) That should definitely get you started!
            Good luck. Have you set a date yet?

            #496 Ashleykmorgan

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              Posted 02 February 2010 - 05:58 PM

              The Forum has a ton of great information on resorts and every resort has mixed reviews, so i know how terribly hard it is to decide. I actually went down to Mexico before my wedding to pick a resort, I visited Dreams, Moon Palace, Catalonia, Beach Palace, RIU, Paradissus and Palladium and I chose the Palladium...I am super super hard to please, a micromanager, super anal and it pleased me, which is saying alot. Below is a link to my pictures from Del Sol, Matt shot my wedding, he is amazing. I got married in the garden gazebo, right next to the Chapel, they finised the chapel the day before my wedding, It is BEAUTIFUL, it takes your breath away, it is honestly one of the most gorgeous structures I have ever seen, its this open aired church, with an amazing waterfall outside of it, super super pretty, you WILL NOT be disapointed trust me.

              Ashley + Nathan

              06.12.09 | Ashley and Nathan | Grand Palladium | Photos by Matt




              I would be happy to answer any questions you have. I had my reception in La Laguna, there is also Gran Azul which is exactly the same they are just on different sides of the resort, Laguna is on the White Sands/Riviera Side and Azul is on Colonial/Kantenah side. They both overlook the pool, both gorgeous. There is an extra cost to having your reception in Azul or Laguna, but with 80-100 people that will be your only option, it will be around 50$ per person, depending on the meal you choose. Why dont you send me a list of your questions and I will answer them all. I will also find you some more pictures. you should also check out Palladium Addict | Palladium Addict | The Original Fan Site of the Grand Palladium Resorts, Hotels & Spas. Tons of info here, check out their Forum, it is frequent guests of the resort, so lots of great information. Let me know what else you need! I did a TON of work for the wedding, OOT bags, my own programs, pre-wedding mailers, centerpieces, everything....so just ask!
              Ashley...The bride that cannot make decisions!

              #497 demetriosbride

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                Posted 03 February 2010 - 04:32 PM

                Quote:
                Originally Posted by angelam26 View Post
                Does anyone know if the resort has a projector and screen so we can do a photo slideshow? We have booked a private reception in the grand azul. I've been waiting from my response from Rocio for a few weeks now, so I thought I would check here!

                Thanks :)
                Hey! I just read your question and was wondering if you ever got an answer about the projector/screen/TV/DVD player at the resort??
                My maid of honor was just asking me & I have no idea!!

                If anyone knows could they please inform me... We leave in 9 days!!!
                My excitement can't even be put into words!! You work so hard to prepare & make sure everything is as perfect as you can make it... then wham! Time to pack & re-pack & re-pack again comes & soon, so very soon driving to the airport!!!
                Yippee!!
                Woot! Woot!!!

                Cheers :)
                Carly
                53 of us crazy Canadians booked!

                #498 angelam26

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                  Posted 04 February 2010 - 04:26 AM

                  Quote:
                  Originally Posted by demetriosbride
                  Hey! I just read your question and was wondering if you ever got an answer about the projector/screen/TV/DVD player at the resort??
                  My maid of honor was just asking me & I have no idea!!

                  If anyone knows could they please inform me... We leave in 9 days!!!
                  My excitement can't even be put into words!! You work so hard to prepare & make sure everything is as perfect as you can make it... then wham! Time to pack & re-pack & re-pack again comes & soon, so very soon driving to the airport!!!
                  Yippee!!
                  Woot! Woot!!!

                  Cheers :)
                  Carly
                  Hi Carly!
                  Yes I finally heard back from Rocio, pricing varies from $15US to $345 US, if you PM me I'll send you what she sent me. I'll also put a post on Palladium addict about it, cause I've been having problems getting onto this site to reply to you!

                  #499 ChristinaP

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                    Posted 04 February 2010 - 10:41 PM

                    Quote:
                    Originally Posted by angelam26
                    Hi Carly!
                    Yes I finally heard back from Rocio, pricing varies from $15US to $345 US, if you PM me I'll send you what she sent me. I'll also put a post on Palladium addict about it, cause I've been having problems getting onto this site to reply to you!
                    The mods are doing some upgrades to the site so everything is taking a long time right now until they get finished. Hopefully soon!

                    Carly you must be so pumped! So excited for you!

                    #500 ChristinaP

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                      Posted 04 February 2010 - 10:45 PM

                      Tamara, or any other past brides kicking around here:
                      Do you remember what your options were for table deco's? I don't want to bring anything down, but am wondedring if you had any choices that were included in the wedding package/private reception?




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