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#1 kateee

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    Posted 09 July 2010 - 05:07 PM


    I'm kate & my Fianc© is Danny.
    We got engaged last September, & have since decided to have the big day abroad!
    We would like to get married on our anniversary (28th March) or around there,
    But as we'd like family & so on to be able to come,
    & they need time to save,
    We are thinking 28th March 2012.

    As for where - we have no idea at present!
    Preferably somewhere not in Europe - so perhaps Sri Lanka, Cuba, Mexico etc.
    We are looking for reccomendations if possible please!

    We would like the ceremony to be on the beach,
    To be able to have a wedding breakfast,
    & for the hotel to be quite modern.
    Also needs to allow children - as we have two under five & my sister will only be fourteen.

    One hotel I'd quite liked the look of in Sri Lanka was the Eden Spar & Resort.
    If anyone has any information on this?

    Any help will be really good please! & very much appreciated!
    Would rather hear from people going through it,
    Than the travel agent whose just trying to make commission!

    Thank you

    #2 JanineA

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      Posted 10 July 2010 - 08:16 AM

      Congrats and welcome to the forum. Happy planning!

      #3 hockeymom97

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        Posted 10 July 2010 - 09:07 AM

        Hi Kate!! Congrats and welcome to the forum!! There is tons of info here that will help you with your decison making process. Check out the travel sections, and also read some of the reviews for the different resorts...there are also wonderful travel agents on this forum that have a wealth of experience as well. Happy planning :) :)

        Heather & Eric ~ May 5th, 2011 ~ Beaches Turks & Caicos

        #4 Nicyx

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          Posted 10 July 2010 - 11:35 AM

          Hello, congratulations and welcome, EVERYONE here are so helpful and friendly, Im sure any questions you have or advice you need will be fully answered before you know it!!!!

          Happy Planning x

          #5 tracy0716

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            Posted 10 July 2010 - 12:22 PM

            Welcome to the forum! This site has a lot of info about resorts in Cuba and Mexico, not sure about Sri Lanka. Take some time to search for info and read member's reviews to help you narrow down your location. Once you've chosen your location most of the other details should fall into place. Good luck and enjoy your planning!!

            #6 Pazzesca

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              Posted 10 July 2010 - 02:22 PM

              welcome and congrats on your engagement!! you've found the right place for helpful ideas and support!! good luck and happy planning!!

              #7 alliecattn

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                Posted 10 July 2010 - 03:44 PM

                Congrats and welcome to BDW! This forum should help a lot. It's been the most valuable resource in planning for me. Happy planning!

                #8 *tinkertoy*

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                  Posted 10 July 2010 - 05:15 PM


                  You will find more info than you know what to do with here!

                  #9 DmitryYakunin

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                    Posted 10 July 2010 - 06:20 PM

                    Welcome, Kate!

                    I've been to Taj Exotica and Eden Resort in Sri Lanka, doing wedding shootings.
                    I liked Eden much more than Taj: services, surrounings, rooms. Maybe brides have another opinion, but personally I would recommend Eden Resort.
                    I would also advise you to view resorts in Seychelles and Maldives, there are so many good ones!
                    If you have any questions - you are welcome!

                    #10 GVphotographer

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                    Posted 11 July 2010 - 09:12 PM

                    Hi Kate,
                    Welcome to this great forum, here you´ll find the information you are looking for. Congratulations on your wedding!!

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