I am a Cabo Azul bride getting married in Jan 2012
Cabo Azul Brides!
Posted 31 July 2012 - 01:10 PM
My fiance and I just got back from Cabo Azul last week and are starting our wedding planning! If anyone can give me any insight on anything that would be very helpful. We are planning on getting married in July 2013! What are the best vendors.. for music, flowers, hair. etc etc.
Anything will help!
Posted 31 July 2012 - 03:16 PM
I know you got married last year at CAR, but I was wondering if you could give me any insight on planning your wedding at Cabo Azul. My Fiance and I just got back from CAR last week and Loved it! It was my second time there, and his first. We spoke with Maria and we are going through our contract now, so set a date for Summer 2013!
Any information would be helpful!
Posted 30 August 2012 - 10:35 AM
Hi Ashley - Im getting married there Jan 2013! We have most of it planned, and I hired an outside wedding planner to help, so I know some about outside vendors, but not so much about the vendors Cabo Azul uses. We hired all of our vendors separate from CA - dj, guitar for ceremony, flowers, etc. I would be happy to help wherever I can!
Only thing left we have to do is figure out food choices, without tasting them first. Did you by chance try any of the wedding food?
Posted 21 September 2012 - 06:06 PM
Katie and Ashley,
Hi! I hope the wedding planning is going well! I recently got engaged, and am seriously considering CAR. Can you please tell me about your experience so far? Katie- I know you said you are using outside vendors for your wedding. How did you go about finding these vendors? Will using outside vendors help cut cost? I noticed that the pricing they had listed on their packet for certain things were unusually high.
Please give me any advise you can! I don't know where to start
Posted 25 November 2012 - 09:14 AM
Hi Lorraine! Sorry I just saw this! Are you still considering Cabo Azul? I hired an outside wedding coordinator - she has been filtering me all the outside vendors. I'm not sure if it's saving me any money, but more I know I'm not getting the "run of the mill" dj, flowers, etc. Let me know if you are still moving forward with CA and I can go into more detail
Posted 05 February 2013 - 08:55 AM
HI everyone!! So I am completely new to this forum thing, but I need some serious help!!! So I am now a Diamond Owner and want to plan my wedding at Cabo Azul, but Georgina sent me the packet of info and honestly this looks crazy!!! I have emailed georgina a couple of times to clarify what I am reading, but she is the worst with assisting (that makes me nervous). What I have goes from 8 guests and cake to 11-29 guests but the price looks the same for the min 11 or the max 29 guests...Does that sound right? Has anyone done a la carte with a guests count under 20? We you able to save money that way?
Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:12 AM
Posted 06 February 2013 - 01:33 PM
Thanks so much Mrskacmolson!!! I just PM'd ya!!! Hope it's not too many questions!!! 90 guests wow! That is good for a destination wedding...sure we will not have that many!
Posted 23 February 2013 - 08:06 PM
I've somewhat decided to have my wedding at Cabo Azul resort and have been dealing with Georgina since about Christmas time. I initially planned the date for 11/12/13 but to give my guests more time to save and give us more time to pay I want to push it back to March 2014.
For some reason, I feel like the resort is seriously cushioning the costs of some things. I spent a considerable amount of time on the phone with Georgina asking her tons of questions. The packages from the 2012 wedding guide no longer exist and the 2013 packages are for smaller groups that eat inside Javier's. You would not have a separate private reception, it's just dinner basically.
I've been to the resort twice and am in love with El Corazon which is why I have my heart set on this venue but the costs have really thrown me for a loop. 3 color options for the table linens or it costs more?? The reason is to coordinate with the venue itself but I'm sure it's because it's what they have in their storage and not with an outside vendor so it's basically pocketed money. I tried to negotiate but that wasn't an option. You can only try and save costs through the extras like flowers, photo and video.
I contacted one of the "preferred" photographer's directly and he was very responsive however insisted that I contact the resort directly for HIS prices. Another cost cushion perhaps??
I noticed at least one other bride is currently planning her wedding with them as well. How's the experience coming along?
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