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welcome to the forum jen! you have plenty of time to plan which is amazing! take advantage of that!!!! Let your guests know now so they can start saving ASAP!!!! happy planning!!!!

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Hi Jen,

 

Im pretty sure we are going with Sandos Playacar Beach Resort bc we have been told it has the best beach in Playa Del Carmen and they have really good wedding rates. A few other brides went down and did some site visits and found Sandos the most reasonable and the best value for any add-ons. The dont seem to nickel and dime you on everything. Its not set in stone for us, but its my main choice right now. We are trying to keep the costs down as we are having a very small informal wedding and we dont want our guests paying more then $1800 per person. Sandos falls right in that category. I thought of the RIU too, but honestly I havent really looked into it all the much yet. I probably will in the next 6 months when we really have to decide. We do know that we will be going to the Barcelo Maya Beach Resort for our honeymoon, well atleast thats the plan. I feel like I change my mind more often then I change my socks...lol

Where are you in Calgary? We just moved outside of calgary last winter - do you know where Didsbury is?

 

 

 

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jenny,

 

thanks and congrats to you too. i will definalty let you know if i need anything!!! we are also looking at playa del carmen cause we met at the iberostar tucan there about 5 years ago. we just heard a few things about that resort like there not very good with negotiating with big group and they only offer wedding packages for up to 10 people and they make you pay for every additional person. we've heard really good things about the RUI and there discounts they give.. so that's what i'm focusing on right now!!!!

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Hi Jen,

Im pretty sure we are going with Sandos Playacar Beach Resort bc we have been told it has the best beach in Playa Del Carmen and they have really good wedding rates. A few other brides went down and did some site visits and found Sandos the most reasonable and the best value for any add-ons. The dont seem to nickel and dime you on everything. Its not set in stone for us, but its my main choice right now. We are trying to keep the costs down as we are having a very small informal wedding and we dont want our guests paying more then $1800 per person. Sandos falls right in that category. I thought of the RIU too, but honestly I havent really looked into it all the much yet. I probably will in the next 6 months when we really have to decide. We do know that we will be going to the Barcelo Maya Beach Resort for our honeymoon, well atleast thats the plan. I feel like I change my mind more often then I change my socks...lol
Where are you in Calgary? We just moved outside of calgary last winter - do you know where Didsbury is?

hey jennybell,

sorry i haven't gotten back sooner but i'm a FA for westjet so i'm on the road alot!!! i live about 2 mins from downtown in the nw. not really sure where you live but i as my fi and he knows where it is!!!
i am going to have to look at that Sando's resort!!! next week i'm going to ontario to visit my fam and try on bridesmaids dresses for my friend who is getting married next year so i thought i might go see some travel agents i know there just to get an idea.
i think for our honeymoon were going to go to an adults only and i think we like one of the karisma hotels. still not sure but we don't want any kids around and my fi said he will pay whatever for our honeymoon but just for the wedding we are trying to put a buget on it for our guests.
when i get some info on the rui's i will let you know!!!

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