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#1181 beachbride0519

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    Posted 07 October 2011 - 11:22 AM

    I didn't realize you could do that! Beaches doesn't have a problem with that Krys?



    Originally Posted by Tropical Imaging 

    I can answer one of your questions:  in order for TI to cover your entire wedding at Beaches, a room must be booked in the photographers name for 3 nights minimum.   We have had brides do that and book a low rate room and use it for a gathering place/storage place etc or overflow of guests (we won't actually stay there, but it just needs to be in the name of the photographer).  Then you just book whatever package you want with us directly.   If you email Ileana, she can give you the full details on that bit.






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    #1182 Tropical Imaging

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      Posted 08 October 2011 - 10:45 AM

      As long as a room is paid for 3 nights in the photographers name, we have not had a problem with it.  I would say we've done it about 4-5 times in the past 2 years, and had no problems.  Ileana can give you details. 


      Here is a three part blog of one that was done in June there:






      My husband Andy shot these.



      Originally Posted by beachbride0519 

      I didn't realize you could do that! Beaches doesn't have a problem with that Krys?





      #1183 Lillove81

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        Posted 08 October 2011 - 06:27 PM

        Thanks Krys,


        That's great to know your husband Andy was excellent.

        #1184 beachbride0519

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          Posted 11 October 2011 - 12:00 PM

          It is definitely good to know...and I am trying very hard to figure out if it's something I Want to do or just go with the Trash The Dress session after the wedding....the decision is becoming a hard one to make!!!!

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          #1185 AlexaB731

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            Posted 13 October 2011 - 06:38 AM

            Hey Ladies,

               My name is Alexa and my wedding is set for 10/11/12 at Beaches Turks and Caicos. I am so glad I found this to help answer so many of my questions. Has anyone worked with with new wedding coordinator Roxy? I had my first planning session schedule for 10/6/11 with Monica and when I never received the call I called them directly and found out she was no longer with them.

            #1186 mdcoug

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              Posted 15 October 2011 - 07:33 PM

              Hi Lillove 81, 


              Hopefully I can help with a couple of answers to your planning questions. A few of the ladies on the forum here suggested that I use a travel agent and so far it has been wonderful. I don't have as many guest as you but for those that are attending our wedding they have asked a ton of questions and it has been very nice to say you can contact the travel agent and she will be happy to answer all your questions. 

              Question 2: From what we were told there is really no group rate with Beaches but if you find out differently please let me know. 

              Question 3: you can have up to five people in a room, you would have to request a rollaway bed. 

              Question 4: I didn't really give a limit as to how long people could stay, I presented you can make it a mini vacation so you can stay as long as you like.

              Question 5: I did passport invitations and boarding pass RSVP, I got the idea of the forum here


              Hope this helps,

              Originally Posted by Lillove81 

              Hey ladies


              So I'm closer to 90%on going with Beaches Turks and Caicos for our June 2013 wedding however I have many questions...


              any response to these questions would be help, sorry in advance for so many:


              PLANNING-Did you use a travel agent?-I'm expecting around 75+ guests, is beaches accommadating?-Is there a group rate and if so was it considerable afforable for guests?-Does Beaches give you options for 2 per room, 3 per room, 4 per room, 5 per room?-What length of stay did you offer for your guests 4d/3n, 5d/4n or 6d/5n?- What invitation style was the did you use for you guest?WEDDING DETAILS-How can we have Tropical Imaging cover the entire wedding at Beaches?-Are you all using another wedding coordinator aside from Beaches?-What did you do for video?-As far as extra flowers for bridemaids (i have 8 and 3 flower girls) can beaches add that to your packages?-I like the beautiful beginnings package, it seemed lovely and simple, however my wedding colors are aqua blue and fuschia pink how accomadating is Beaches with changing flowers and decorations?Ok I'll stop now Sorry so many question... but I'm totally overwhelmed... 



              #1187 aflagg143

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                Posted 17 October 2011 - 09:43 AM

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                #1188 Michelle-2

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                  Posted 17 October 2011 - 10:15 AM

                  I got a beautiful sand ceremony set from Etsy.  Etched Glass with tops for the center vase and each side pouring vase.  I got 3 side vases with my daughters name on one, and Mr & Mrs on the other 2. The center vase I got personalized with our names, wedding date, a large initial and a short saying.  I will try to take a picture later and post it.   I bought the sand from Michael's Crafts.  I wanted to make sure I had the exact colors I wanted. 


                  This is the script that I am going to use:


                  As you stand beside the ocean, may your love always be as constant as the tide; waves flowing endlessly from the depths of the sea.  Just as water is the eternal force of life, so is love.  Love is the force tht allows us to face fear and uncertainty with courage.  Love is the force that completes us.


                  Michelle & George, today you join your lives together.  These bottles of sand, of various colors, symbolize your individual spirits of you and that of Michelle's daughter Nicole.  Each container is unique, representing who you are.  As these containers of sand are poured into this larger container, the different colors will join together to form something quite beautiful.  You are joined together today, not only in marriage, but as a family.


                  Just as these grains of sand can never be separated and poured again into the individual containers, so will be the bond with your family.


                  This symbol is a keepsake of your wedding day and reminds you that from this moment on, you are one familhy, anchored in love.


                  I think they are going to charge a "set up" fee for me bringing my own set.  Roxi said it was to set up a table for the sand ceremony.  She quoted me $50.



                  Originally Posted by beachbride0519 View Post

                  I would love to know the same questions since we are also doing a sand ceremony with my son. 



                  Originally Posted by melissa43 View Post

                  Has anyone inquire or had a sand ceremony?  I want to include my son in the ceremony.  I think to know if containers for the  sand ceremony are packed for you once the ceremony is done.  Can you pick the color of the sand?  Are the containers nice?  I can't tell exactly what they look like from the brochure.  


                  I saw a thread about the scripts.  When I talk to Roxy, will she be able to provide the scripts.  I would like one that is more family oriented since I am including my 8 year old son.  This is one of the reason we chose Beaches.  We want him to be a big part of the wedding. 


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                  #1189 KristaKates

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                    Posted 19 October 2011 - 07:45 PM

                    Hi Melissa43 & the other ladies asking about the Sand Ceremony!  My husband and I had one for our wedding back in May this year.  You get to pick the color of the sand and they gave each color to us in a shell.  The jar we poured it into was huge and has "Martha Stewart Weddings" etched on the side.  We used it to bring the sand home, but switched it to something a little nicer. I've tried to attach a picture here so you can see what it looked like :)






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                    #1190 KristaKates

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                      Posted 19 October 2011 - 07:46 PM

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