Secrets Maroma Brides
Posted 23 April 2010 - 10:19 AM
How long are guys staying at Secrets? We arrive on November 3.
lso, I am working with a broker to ship our boxes down if anyone needs that info - let me know.
Posted 23 April 2010 - 12:15 PM
We are getting in on Wednesday the 27th and leave Tuesday the 2nd - i miss you by 1 day!
I'm going back Memorial Day weekend for a wedding at another resort and we are going to meet with Cecilia one day so my fiance can see the resort (he didnt come on the first site visit) and plan some more things.
Let me know if you have any other questions and I'll def do that same!
what kind of stuff are you shipping? I'm thinking we are going to send the stuff for the welcome bags - placecards - programs (if we do them)-and our frame for our Kettubah (we're having a Jewish ceremony)
Posted 23 April 2010 - 04:54 PM
And you rock my socks off! I am hopeful I'll get the World Cafe on Sunday. The only things I am still a little concerned about are the flowers and the air conditioning. I have also seen alot of chatter around which side of the resort we should stay on if we are getting married, so you don't have to walk too far to the ceremony. Have you heard any of that?
I am planning to ship all of the welcome bags and treats. I found this amazing group that organizes corporate incentive trips and they have been so helpful.
We are chartering a bus on Thurs night to Playa del Carmen and they will handle all of our guests excursions. Here is the contact if you want to contact them : )
Meeting Incentive Experts
Meeting & Incentive Travel Experts
USA Phone 312 842 3600 - Fax 312 873 4263
Posted 23 April 2010 - 08:00 PM
Cecilia seems very flexible when it comes to customizing the bouquets and center pieces. You can basically do whatever colors you want it seems.
As for the AC - we are doing the reception in the ballroom so everyone is comfortable. I did consider the Ocean Terrace restaurant but we still felt our grandparents and maybe even younger people would be uncomfortable without the AC.
As for the location of the room in relation to the ceremony, I'm sure the hotel, our TA and Cecilia are going to take it into consideration when we check-in. Buildings 17, 16, 15 are closest to the Gazebo Terrace on the north side of the resort (17 and 16 are preferred club buildings)
**i kept the welcome kit with hotel map they give when you check in and got extras to give to my parents and my fiance's parents.
Thanks for the tour group info! We are doing the airport transfers through our TA who does it through Olympus tours. My mom and I used them for our site visits in March and they were very accommodating - when we were getting dropped off at Secrets to check-in and we told the driver the purpose of our trip, he offered to drive us to the other resorts instead of having to take a taxi everywhere- so nice
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Posted 26 April 2010 - 04:04 PM
They are going to email us an outline when the time gets closer to fill in all the important songs we want played (entrances, first dance, bride and father, etc)
I'm still thinking about what we are going to do for the ceremony though - any ideas? We are using the Carib. trio for the cocktail hour but i def want music for the ceremony. i'm going to have to talk to cecilia about options when i see her at the end of may.
Posted 26 April 2010 - 08:38 PM
Our ceremony music is TBD too. I may take my Zune (Microsoft MP3 player), but then we would have to rent the sound system. We are getting married at the gazebo, so maybe the DJ will set up early? Will you keep me posted on what options Cecilia shares with you?
BTW - thanks for the tip on reserving World Cafe. Cecilia confirmed
What about your welcome bags? I am working with a vendor on beach towels, beach totes, koozies and I'm debating on the DIY first aid and sunscreen kits.
What did you guys decide on table decor? Are you taking a bunch of stuff down or are you working with Cecilia?
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