Just an FYI Tropical Pictures on facebook added a bunch of new photos...even of the cocktail hour and the rooftop bar area. But lots of weddings and they are really nice. Actually so nice I am starting to think I may use them after all.
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Posted 14 October 2012 - 04:21 PM
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 03:50 AM
ncordero I am so sorry to hear that!! I hope you are doing okay as I am sure it was a shock to you! Thank you for all your helpful feedback so far! And I hope everything works out for the best for you!
Posted 15 October 2012 - 05:59 AM
OH honey....I am so sorry. I wish you all the best and hang in there I am sure this is a tough time for you. I cant thank you enough for all your insight and help along the way. I truly consider you ladies great support system and a nice circle of friends. Best of luck!
Posted 15 October 2012 - 08:58 AM
Posted 15 October 2012 - 10:40 AM
Originally Posted by Bjeantil
They don't provide tables for the cocktail hour...what they do is leave the ceremony seats in place in case your guests want to sit down while they snack on the hors d'oeuvres. The cocktail hour I believe for the canapes and one drink runs you $14 per person...but this might have changed since I was quoted that price.
Posted 15 October 2012 - 10:43 AM
Your advice was invaluable. Thanks so much. I'm sorry to hear what happened. Stay strong and positive. We're here for you!
Posted 15 October 2012 - 10:48 AM
Originally Posted by Parrish
Did you ladies have the 3 hour reception, and if so did it seem long enough for dinner and dancing? Did you get the dance floor as extra, and if so how much was it?
I was thinking of having everyone meet up at one of the bars for drinks before the beach reception at 7pm. Anyone have any suggestions on what bar to meet at that has enough room and in a good location to the beach for about 40 people?
Thanks so much!
I actually extended the reception to 4 hours since we felt 3 might feel like it was too little time. However, we had a fairly large wedding where it took everyone 15-20 minutes to move from one room to the next and took twice as long to feed them all. It really depends on what you're going to be doing during the reception: i.e. entrances...we had his fraternity do a dance, etc etc.
We were in Bar Higuey so no dance floor was necessary.
The bar we used to hang out at was Bar Caray in the main lobby upstairs on the 2nd floor. It was air conditioned and the only bar that had 'premium' drinks available (some for an extra cost). It's spacious enough to fill all your guests.
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