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I am looking to get married in the US Virgin Islands. If you can give any feedback about the following places, particularly the beaches and the rooms, please write back!

 

Bolongo Bay, St Thomas

 

Divi Carina Bay St Croix

 

Wyndham Sugar bay St Thomas

 

Marriott St Thomas

 

Thanks!

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I was a St. Thomas Bride... I did a lot of research on Bolongo Bay and the Wyndham...

I did a lot of research on tripadvisor.com, and decided to go with the Wyndham, everyone was so nice in answering all of my questions....

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It took forever to get Wyndham to respond to my requests for information on their wedding package. Then I looked at the package price for the wedding and realized that if I priced out the trip without a package, there was a huge price decrease. Basically, they upcharged the 5 day stay to make up for the "free" wedding.

 

We're actually planning on doing our legal ceremony there in the spring. I'll use "Perfect Weddings of St. Thomas" to coordinate everything and I think we'll probably stay at the Marriott for a few days. (I like the look/style of that resort much better than the Wyndham.) Then we'll do a local hotel for a couple days---- maybe Hotel 1829....

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Ok, off the top of my head! From the research I've done and people I've chatted with...

 

Bolongo Bay is a smaller, more intimate, laid back and casual hotel (especially the rooms), while the Wyndham is a little more upscale. I know the Wyndham has more dining choices. (5 vs 2) Both have the all-inclusive option though.

 

I haven't heard too much about the beaches though. If I do St. Thomas, I am planning on getting married at Megans Bay. An awesome beach!

 

I dont think the Marriott would be in some of my guests' budgets, but I think I will offer that as an option, just in case anyone wants to stay there. So I haven't done any research on that resort yet.

 

We may spend our honeymoon in St. John at the Westin. I heard that was a really nice resort.

 

Hope this is a start.

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I will be getting married in St. Thomas on Megans Bay on January 12, 2008!!! I started out at the Wyndham, even put down the $500 NON REFUNDABLE deposit, but after doing more research on them, I heard some horror stories, I decided against them. My FH has been married once and wants a small ceremony, so my guest and I are all staying at the Crystal Cove Condos. And, I am using Paradise Bridal Consultants. Angela is who you would talk to and she is AWESOME!!! She answered my email within 1 hour. I am coming home and throwing one hell of a reception, so my ceremony is going to be nice and easy. I will get married on the Bay, a small reception will be help under one of the pavillions located on the bay. I am going to have stell drum players for the ceremony, and I rented a sound system to hook my ipod up to for the reception afterward. The condos are not all inclusive, but the have full kitchens and a grill. There are only about 20 -25 guest going, so we decided to make it as personal as possible. We are from Texas, so we LOVe to cook and feed people, so we are grilling the night before the wedding and having a pool party! I have done ALOT of research about St. Thomas, if you have any more questions, I will be happy to help! Hope this helps!

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I will be getting married in St. Thomas on Megans Bay on January 12, 2008!!! I started out at the Wyndham, even put down the $500 NON REFUNDABLE deposit, but after doing more research on them, I heard some horror stories, I decided against them. My FH has been married once and wants a small ceremony, so my guest and I are all staying at the Crystal Cove Condos. And, I am using Paradise Bridal Consultants. Angela is who you would talk to and she is AWESOME!!! She answered my email within 1 hour. I am coming home and throwing one hell of a reception, so my ceremony is going to be nice and easy. I will get married on the Bay, a small reception will be help under one of the pavillions located on the bay. I am going to have stell drum players for the ceremony, and I rented a sound system to hook my ipod up to for the reception afterward. The condos are not all inclusive, but the have full kitchens and a grill. There are only about 20 -25 guest going, so we decided to make it as personal as possible. We are from Texas, so we LOVe to cook and feed people, so we are grilling the night before the wedding and having a pool party! I have done ALOT of research about St. Thomas, if you have any more questions, I will be happy to help! Hope this helps!
Hey girl where have you been. I thought you abandoned me. Dayna I was just getting ready to tell you about Angela I too am using her. She is fantastic. Good luck this afternoon I can give you some answers toyour questions. PM if you want them quicker.

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It's so hard to decide where to go! I Have read mixed reviews about every single place I'm considering. Thanks for all the help so far. Keep it coming!

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It's so hard to decide where to go! I Have read mixed reviews about every single place I'm considering. Thanks for all the help so far. Keep it coming!
Dayna - i did a lot of research on St. Croix and St. John as well as Puerto Rico so PM me if you have any questions!

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Hey girl where have you been. I thought you abandoned me. Dayna I was just getting ready to tell you about Angela I too am using her. She is fantastic. Good luck this afternoon I can give you some answers toyour questions. PM if you want them quicker.
Girl! I was layed off, went to Cali for a few days, and now I have finally found a job!!!! Oh yea, my computer at home caught a virus! I am here!!!! cheer2.gif

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