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Wedding at the Royal Cancun April 20, 2010 Del Sol pictures !!!

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#31 elbachow

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    Posted 06 September 2010 - 06:22 PM



    Your photos are amazing! I love your dress... you looked like a mermaid... how practical! 

    Your cake design was very nice. It looked like it had crisp cut-out lines and the fondant looked smoothed out too from the pictures but I noticed you gave the cake rating a 3/10 for its bland taste. So now you got my attention!

    Was this an in-house cake? What flavor did you choose? Was this the cake that was included in your free wedding package? Did the resort cut and serve the cake to your guests? Were you able to order a cake of the right size for your intimate guest party or did they just give you a really big cake???


    I have several reasons to be concerned about the cake:

    1. Presentation / Size: I have seen a photo of a cake that was served at one of their weddings last June at the Royal in Cancun and it was ordered to serve 50 guests. The bride said it looked like it could feed 200 people!!! Not only that but the fondant was not smooth. It had some rather large wrinkles and this was the 1st thing I noticed in her pics... Ouch!
    2. Service: The bride also told me that as soon as she cut into the cake, it disappeared and no one got to eat her cake! They told her that as a Mexican tradition, the couple cuts and serves their guests and it is not the responsibility of the kitchen!
    3. Taste: Bland you say? I have chosen to go with vanilla sponge and vanilla filling. When I did my site inspection, the WC said that vanilla was the most popular of them all. What flavor did you have?


    #32 gersbja

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      Posted 15 September 2010 - 01:33 PM

      CONGRATS!!!!!!!!  Your wedding looked beautiful :)

      #33 Lilypod

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        Posted 24 September 2010 - 02:15 AM

        OMG!! you have confirmed that I definately wanna get married at the royal, the beach is amazing!!! loved your pictures you look beautiful and i love the colours of your bridesmaids dresses it looks perfect with the aqua water!! xxx

        #34 Alyssa0918

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          Posted 05 October 2010 - 06:55 AM


          #35 Mandy Canada

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            Posted 05 October 2010 - 04:08 PM

            Just amazing picture, I loved the dancers!

            #36 sofiavig

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              Posted 12 December 2010 - 08:14 PM

              thanks so much for the pictures they are beautiful!

              #37 msucooper

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              Posted 15 December 2010 - 06:03 PM

              Enjoyed your review & your pics...you were such a beautiful bride.

              #38 Matt Adcock

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                Posted 02 January 2011 - 09:10 AM

                Valerie, we LOVE your photos, thanks for inspiring other BDW brides and thanks everybody for the positive comments on the photos!  

                In continuing support for the BDW and its huge resource, Here is a new Royal Slideshow from del Sol, photography by Vincent.    BDWF User: Beth Heppert:   http://www.bestdestinationwedding.com/user/bethheppert  (beth's review)


                http://delsolphotography.com/blog/content/galleries/?gal=368 - Royal Cancun.


                saludos and abrazos for the new year!

                #39 Emily11386

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                  Posted 04 January 2011 - 07:42 AM

                  Beautiful wedding.  Congrats!

                  May 10, 2013 at The Gran Caribe Real/ Royal Cancun
                  33 adults (including bride & groom) and 3 kids booked!

                  #40 sofiavig

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                    Posted 24 January 2011 - 07:56 AM

                    does anyone have guests staying at the Gran Caribe Real as well?!?@? how much are you paying for a daypass?

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