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#1 csk_needweddinghelp

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    Posted 01 August 2007 - 11:58 AM


    My fiance and I are considering a DW in either the Bahamas (Sandals) or Mexico (Cabo or PV). I would prefer Mexico as it seems it would be possible to hire an American wedding planner that I can correspond with and have some control over the vendors chosen. I am not a "bridezilla" or "uber control freak" but I feel like if I leave everything up to Sandal's, it will feel more like a "machine" that just processes thru 5 or 6 weddings a day and not very special for us.

    Any suggestions/tips regarding a DW in Cabo or PV? Thanks.

    #2 starchild



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      Posted 01 August 2007 - 12:00 PM

      Welcome! Of course I'm going to suggest Las Caletas but I'm a little biased...lol. Their planners actually are American but live in PV. In any event you'll get more than enough advice here. Happy planning!

      Just in case: Puerto Vallarta Wedding Planner for Mexico Destination Weddings

      #3 LCBride2007


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        Posted 01 August 2007 - 12:03 PM

        how ironic that the 2 most active Las Caletas girls respond first ... but it would be my suggestion as well! it really depends on what you're looking for. but it was perfect for us! it is a private beach setting, so it won't work if you want to get married at a resort.

        #4 Robyn Louise Photography

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          Posted 01 August 2007 - 12:15 PM

          Very cool choices :) Youll have fun making them! Best of luck and let us know how we can help!


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            Posted 01 August 2007 - 12:20 PM

            hahaha...I swear Ann and I don't miss an opportunity to spread the Caletas love...so funny!

            #6 LCBride2007


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              Posted 01 August 2007 - 12:31 PM

              i wonder when our commision checks come?

              #7 Janet

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                Posted 01 August 2007 - 12:33 PM

                We also did not want an "assembly line" wedding so we chose the Cabo Surf Hotel. I did my own planning, and enough people in Cabo speak English that it worked out just fine. Cabo is NOT cheap though, fyi :)

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                Posted 01 August 2007 - 12:36 PM

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                #9 Chiquita

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                  Posted 01 August 2007 - 12:40 PM

                  Welcome! You will find all your answers here.. but not from me.. heh! I'm a Maui bride myself.

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                    Posted 01 August 2007 - 01:18 PM

                    Welcome to the forum!!

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