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#11 NYJen

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    Posted 01 August 2007 - 01:26 PM

    Welcome!!! Like I just told another Newbie - do a search for some of the site and wedding day review threads that were posted by other brides. You may get some ideas or narrow your search a bit. Good luck and let us know what we can do to help.

    #12 gkashmira

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      Posted 01 August 2007 - 01:48 PM

      Here's a bunch of plpaces to look into in Cabo - I don't know what your budget is so here's all different price levels:

      Cabo Surf Hotel
      Hilton Los Cabos
      Marquis Los Cabos
      Sheraton Hacienda del Mar
      Casa del Mar
      ME San Lucas (Melia)
      Fiesta Americana
      Casa Nataliaa (in San Jose)
      Presidente Intercontinental (San Jose)
      Marbella en la Playa (less expensive)
      Kashmira & Dan
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      #13 1elephant

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        Posted 01 August 2007 - 01:55 PM

        hi! i'm a PV bride, Dreams on 2/16/08...while i can't give you recommendations now, i'll certainly be able to help after february....i WAS trying to get las caletas, but they were booked on my day

        happy planning!

        #14 ajncooter

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          Posted 01 August 2007 - 01:55 PM

          congrats and

          #15 Heidi

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            Posted 01 August 2007 - 02:55 PM

            Hello & to the forum!!!
            Married April 4, 2008 at the Riu Ocho Rios!

            #16 csk_needweddinghelp

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              Posted 01 August 2007 - 03:53 PM

              Wow, I can't believe how friendly of a welcome this is. After I posted, I started reading some of the other threads to get more info on WCs and locations. Thanks for all of your warm wishes and suggestions already.

              I'm really leaning towards somewhere in PV. It sounds like Cabo might be too expensive (for us and our guests). Part of the reason we are doing a DW is because we wanted to lower the cost of the wedding and the number of guests that would actually make it--not to mention I wanted a beautiful local and only semi-formal. I'm from the Washington DC metro area and weddings in this area easily cost $20K and up just for a small affair.

              We want to try to keep everything to less than $12K and I think we will only have between 25-45 people actually make it down to Mexico.

              Anyone have any recommendations for wedding planners in PV that you've used (and are priced less than $1500)?

              #17 deleted

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                Posted 01 August 2007 - 04:03 PM

                I live in DC too! Cabo is a longer trip for people on the eat coast too. We had most of our guests from the west/west coast so that is why we chose it, but it's not exactly close to DC :)

                #18 bbdq_21

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                  Posted 01 August 2007 - 04:05 PM

                  What sort of wedding do you want? How many guests will you have?

                  #19 bbdq_21

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                    Posted 01 August 2007 - 04:11 PM

                    you might want to check Puerto Vallarta Weddings, Event Planning and Catering Services and look at the site Casa China Blanca. My girlfriend had her wedding there and it was truly amazing.

                    #20 dlou

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                      Posted 01 August 2007 - 04:24 PM

                      Hi and welcome!

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