Changed the location - From Isla Mujeres to Playa Del Carmen
Posted 18 September 2009 - 06:58 PM
First, just got to say that this forum has been great. I haven't posted anything but my first introduction, but I have found so much info on here so far!
I mostly haven't posted anything because I wasn't sure when and where I was going to get married. Originally I was thinking Privilege Aluxes on Isla Mujeres, but after going and doing a site inspection, it just didn't fit my needs. The hotel was beautiful, but the service and most importantly (for me anyway) the food was sub-par. Also, I'm planning on having a very diverse group of guests, and I don't think there would be enough to keep everyone entertained. Isla Mujeres is gorgeous though, and I recommend going there for a honeymoon, or day trip.
So that being said, I think I'm moving it towards Playa Del Carmen. My FI and I stayed at the Grand Sunset Princess last June, and I think we're going to have all of our guests stay there. We're also going to have the ceremony there, but not the reception. Without going into details, I'm just going to say that after speaking with the WC there, I don't want to have the reception there. Nothing against her, the hotel is just a bit too inflexible for me.
I'm pretty sure, though I haven't set anything in stone, that I'm going to have the reception at Blue Parrot in Playa Del Carmen. Paula has been great, and everything fits my budget. Does any one have experiences and/or feedback they'd like to share with me? I'd love to see pictures, and hear first hand if I could.
Posted 18 September 2009 - 07:56 PM
Best of luck with all your plans.
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Posted 18 September 2009 - 08:00 PM
Posted 18 September 2009 - 09:54 PM
Posted 19 September 2009 - 02:29 AM
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Posted 19 September 2009 - 03:40 AM
it sounds great.one of the reasons we are going to to playa de carmen is because we are there for 2weeks and we enjoy exploring whilst on holiday and there is tons to do there and its close to lots of other places too.
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